Kenwood TS-590

From HFUnderground

Jump to: navigation, search

The Kenwood TS-590 is an amateur transceiver produced by Kenwood starting in 2010. It is currently one of the two primary receivers used by Beerus Maximus. The TS-590 utilizes an IF-DSP architecture for excellent receive performance. It can be easily modified for transmission outside the amateur bands by the removal of a single surface mount (SMD) resistor. It can accept audio input via USB, and can transmit 100-3000 Hz flat SSB audio, making it one of the higher fidelity transceiver options for SSB.


The nearest current market competitor to the TS-590 might be the Icom IC-7410. The TS-590 might be a better option for a pirate tranmitter, as it is much easier to modify for extended TX than the Icom.

This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these.