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Connecting SDRplay to a Kenwood TS-830S by K2QU

Circuit Improvements and Maintenance Procedures for the TS-830S

Circuit Improvements for the TL-922 amplifier

Circuit Improvements for the TS-430S

Circuit Improvements for the TS-440S

Kenwood TS820S MH4P Relays

VFO-230 Solution For Power-Up Problems

QRP Power Control Circuits

Kenwood Serial Number Database

Kenwood Resource Service & Parts Resource

Kenwood Filter Specifications

Kenwood Microphone Specifications

Kenwood Connectors

Kenwood R-599A/D Service Notes

Kenwood TS-520, TS-820, TS-530, TS-830 Drive Sprocket Repair

Rebuilding The Bandswitch On The TS-530S And TS-830S

Final Unit Cathode/Screen Grid Protection

Kenwood TS-820 Technical Information

Kenwood TS-820 VFO Removal and Lubrication

Repainting The Kenwood Case

Kenwood Service Bulletins - All Hybrid Models

All Kenwood Service Bulletins

Kenwood Service Bulletins Through 1995

Audio Improvements For Kenwood Hybrids

Kenwood T-599A/D Modifications

Circuit Improvements And Maintenance For The TS-830S

Kenwood TS-530/820/830 Files Bandswitch Coupling Fix

Kenwood TS-830 Receiver Level Diagram

Kenwood TS-830S User Supplement

Kenwood TS-830S Rewinding L-41 RF Coil

Kenwood TS830 Survival Guide, Book #1

Kenwood Hybrid Low Or No RF Drive How To Troubleshoot

Kenwood Hybrid dBu Conversion Table

Astatic Microphone Wiring Handbook

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Replacement Kenwood Hybrid Sprockets:  http://nr6c.com/sprocket.htm

Tuning instructions for Hybrids:  http://www.k4eaa.com/tune-up.htm

Tuning Instructions for Hybrids:   http://www.w0nta.com/Kenwood%Tuning%20Procedure.pdf

Large Format Schematics:   http://www.k4eaa.com/schematics.htm

Hybrid Transceiver FAQ:   http://www.k4eaa.com/faq.htm

Band Switch Repair:   http://www.k4eaa.com/bandswitch.html

RL-1 Relay Troubleshooting:   http://www.k4eaa.com/RL-1.htm 

Remote VFO Cable Assembly:   http://www.k4eaa.com/ca-24.htm

Final RF Cage Repair:   http://www.k4eaa.com/final_repair.htm

Cabinet Painting & Touchup Tips:   http://www.k4eaa.com/ptips.htm

How to Adjust TS820S 8830.700 With Optional CW Filter: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

How to Test 12BY7A Driver Stage: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

How to Test L41 Ant Step-Up Transformer: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

How to Convert TS-520X 100 watts Output: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

How to Perform RX Level Diagrams: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

Drive Coil Alignment: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

KW Hybrid Visual Inspection Guide: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

Coil Pack Alignment: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

How To Tune Up A Kenwood Hybrid Radio:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTVpQ18dn1o

TS-820S RF Speech Processor Alignment: http://www.k9tw.com/how-to-guides

What is ALC? Where should I peak it at?   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskTWNGbTRidVF0UjA/edit

12BY7A Driver Stage Testing - No Test Gear:   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskTGhyY2w0a0tiemM/edit

What is the correct resting plate current?  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskbzgyR2JvQ2JQWDQ/view

Screen Grid "Stopper" Resistor Replacement:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskaTBoYVVKZFZtTlk/view

MH4P Relays Correct Location:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskb2Fkd2lBb3RBSU0/view

TS-520S TX Level Diagram Questions:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskMVRJNE83TnEzemM/view

TS-820S R13, R14, R55 Function and Replacement:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskOUFQMGtGNS1qdkE/view

How to Adjust TS-820S 8830.700 with optional CW filter(Low ALC Indication):  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskcEFyNmkySWN6V2c/view

TS-530/TS-830 L41 antenna step-up Transformer in circuit testing: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskUldfei1PaDdQVHM/view

TS-830 RX level diagrams: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskYVE2dzdzVzFrZzg/view

Coil Pack alignment: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskcUFWTXJ3My0wa1U/edit

TS-830S PLL Band Pass Filter Alignment Brief Circuit Description:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskdHIzQlVEcjRoQjA/edit

TS-830 Why R10? https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskTUtBTldKNnF0Qms/edit

How to Load a KW Hybrid: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5NBmwIA2pskQlNVNG5KXzZuTUk/edit

Video Links

6156 Pin Orientation video link: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/6146-pin-orientation.wmv

Setting 60ma idle current video link: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Setting-60ma-idling-current.wmv

TS-520/TS-820 video link:  http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/TS520-and-TS-820-Cathode-circuit-calculations.wmv

TS-530/TS-830 video link: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/TS530-TS830-Cathide-IP-meter-circuit.wmv

The 6146-Beam Powered Tube video link: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/The-6146-Beam-Power-Tube.wmv

The TS-520S/TS-820 Final amplifier PC board video link: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/TS520S-and-TS520SE-Final-Amp-PC-board.wmv

Using basic test equipment to measure voltage and current video link: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Using-basic-test-equipment-to-measure-voltage-and-current.wmv

Kenwood 12 pin power connector wiring:  http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Kenwood-12-pin-power-connector-wiring.wmv

Function of the TS830 SG switch: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Function-of-the-TS830-SG-switch.wmv

Function of the TS520 TS530 and TS820 SG switch: http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Function-of-the-520-530-and-820-SG-Switch.wmv


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