eHam.net - Amateur Radio (Ham Radio) Community

Call Search
     

New to Ham Radio?
My Profile

Community
Articles
Forums
News
Reviews
Friends Remembered
Strays
Survey Question

Operating
Contesting
DX Cluster Spots
Propagation

Resources
Calendar
Classifieds
Ham Exams
Ham Links
List Archives
News Articles
Product Reviews
QSL Managers

Site Info
eHam Help (FAQ)
Support the site
The eHam Team
Advertising Info
Vision Statement
About eHam.net


Categories | Transceivers: HF Amateur (inc. HF+6M+VHF models) | Kenwood TS-590S Help

Show all reviews of the Kenwood TS-590S

You can write your own review of the Kenwood TS-590S.

K2TTM  Rating: 5/5 Nov 26, 2013 17:16  Send this review to a friend!
Great CW Rig  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
I have had my TS-590S for just about a year now & I have never been more satisfied with anything I've ever bought. This rig is awesome. I operate CW, and only CW, so I comment on how well it performs on SSB, but if it's even close to CW then this is one hell of a radio. If you're a CW op and want a great CW rig then your search is over.

The receiver is incredible with great filtering options. Some of the newer rigs today are overly complicated but not so the Kenwood. It's got plenty of sophistication, but it still retains a simplicity about its operation.

I've seen some people say this rig isn't a "contest" rig. Well I'm not sure what that's supposed to mean, but over this past weekend during the CQWW CW DX contest I operated 36 out of 48 hours and made over 1,200 contacts and it performed flawlessly.

Great rig, great value. Great job Kenwood. 
Product is in production.
Email Subscription
You are not subscribed to this review.

Subscribe!
My Subscriptions
Subscriptions Help


If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews please email your Reviews Manager