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TS-480SAT Specifications



GENERAL
Receiver Frequency Range 0.5 to 30 MHz, 50 to 54 MHz. (to specifications)
30 kHz to 60 MHz. (VFO range)
Transmitter Frequency Range 1.8-2, 3.5-4, 5.25-5.45, 7-7.3, 10.1-10.15, 14-14.35, 18.068-18.168, 21-21.45,24.89-24.99, 28-29.7 and 50-54 MHz.
Antenna Impedance 50 ohms
Power Requirement TS-480SAT 13.8 V DC ±15%
Power Requirement TS-480HX 13.8 V DC ±15% and 13.8 V DC ±15%
Current Drain Transmit TS-480SAT: 20.5 A
Transmit TS-480HX: 20.5 A and 20.5 A
Dimensions, projections not included (W x H x D) Main Unit 7.1 x 2.4 x 10.2 inches (179 x 61 x 258 mm)
Panel 7.1 x 3 x 1.5 inches (180 x 75 x 37 mm)
Mode A1A (CW), J3E (SSB), A3E (AM), F3E (FM), F1D (FSK)
Operating Temperature -4°F ~ 140°F (-20°C ~ +60°C)
Weight (approx.) 8.1 lbs. (3.7 kg) Main Unit and Panel
RECEIVER
Circuitry SSB/CW/AM/FSK
Circuitry FM
Double conversion heterodyne
Triple conversion superheterodyne
IF Rejection More than 70 dB
Image Rejection More than 70 dB
Intermediate Frequency: 1st IF, 2nd IF, 3rd IF 73.095 MHz, 10.695 MHz, 455 kHz [FM Only]
Audio Output More than 2 Watts 8 ohms at 10% distortion
Selectivity: SSB 2.4 kHz (-6dB)
AM 5 kHz (-6dB)
FM 12 kHz (-6dB)
Sensitivity SSB/CW/FSK (S/N 10 dB): Less than 4 µV (500 kHz ~ 1.705 MHz)
Less than 0.2µV (1.705 MHz ~ 24.5 MHz)
Less than 0.13µV (24.5 MHz ~ 30 MHz)
Less than 0.13µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
Sensitivity AM (S/N 10 dB) Less than 4 µV (500 kHz ~ 1.705 MHz)
Less than 0.2µV (1.705 MHz ~ 24.5 MHz)
Less than 0.13µV (24.5 MHz ~ 30 MHz)
Less than 0.13µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
Less than 31.6 µV (500 kHz ~ 1.705 MHz)
Less than 2µV (1.705 ~ 24.5 MHz)
Less than 1.3µV (24.5 ~ 30 MHz)
Less than 1.3µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
Sensitivity FM (12 dB SINAD) Less than 0.22 µV (28 ~ 30 MHz)
Less than 0.22µV (50 ~ 54 MHz)
TRANSMITTER
Antenna Tuner Range TS-480SAT: 16.7 ohms ~ 150 ohms (1.9-50 MHz)
Antenna Tuner Range TS-480HX: N/A
Carrier Suppression More than 40 dB SSB
RF Output TS-480SAT HF: SSB=100W, AM=25W
RF Output TS-480SAT 6M: SSB=100W, AM=25W
RF Output TS-480HX HF: SSB=200W, AM=50W
RF Output TS-480HX 6M: SSB=100W, AM=25W
Carrier Suppression More than 40 dB
Unwanted Sideband Suppression More than 40 dB
  Specifications are subject to change.


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