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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

ALL MODE MULTI-BAND TRANSCEIVER
TS-2000
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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    INSTRUCTION MANUAL ALL MODE MULTI-BAND TRANSCEIVER TS-2000 TS-2000X TS-B2000 NOTIFICATION This equipment complies with the essential requirements of Directive 1999/5/EC. The use of the warning symbol means the equipment is subject to restrictions of use in certain countries. This equipment requires a licence and is intended for use in the countries as below.
  • Page 2: Features

    – the coming years. / c i FEATURES • All mode operation from HF to 1.2 GHz (TS-2000/ TS-B2000 Optional) amateur radio band with DSP functions. • Dual high speed Digital Signal Processing (DSP) units.
  • Page 3: Models Covered By This Manual

    NOTICE TO THE USER The models listed below are covered by this manual. One or more of the following statements may be applicable for this equipment. TS-2000: HF/ VHF/ UHF All-mode Multi-band Transceiver FCC WARNING TS-2000X: HF/ VHF/ UHF/ 1.2 GHz All-mode This equipment generates or uses radio frequency energy.
  • Page 4: Precautions

    • The presence of an unusual odor or smoke is often a sign of trouble. Immediately turn the power OFF and remove the power cable. Contact a KENWOOD service station or your dealer for advice.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CW TRANSMISSION ..........30 AUTO ZERO-BEAT ........... 30 DC POWER SUPPLY CONNECTION ...... 2 TX SIDETONE/ RX PITCH FREQUENCY ..30 UTILIZING THE BAIL (TS-2000 (X) ONLY) ....2 REPLACING FUSES ..........2 CHAPTER 8 ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS ACCESSORY CONNECTIONS ....... 3 SPLIT-FREQUENCY OPERATION ......
  • Page 6: Contents

    CONTENTS CW BREAK-IN ............42 RADIO TELETYPEWRITING (RTTY) ....51 USING SEMI BREAK-IN OR AMTOR/PacTOR/CLOVER/G-TOR/PSK31 ... 52 FULL BREAK-IN ..........42 SLOW SCAN TV/ FACSIMILE ....... 52 ELECTRONIC KEYER .......... 42 DX PACKET CLUSTER TUNE ....... 53 CHANGING KEYING SPEED ......42 SATELLITE OPERATION ........
  • Page 7 AUTOMATIC ANTENNA TUNER ......72 USING TH-D7A AS A COMMANDER ....85 Presetting ............73 CONTROL OPERATION ........85 ATTENUATOR ............73 USING ANOTHER TS-2000 AUTO MODE ............73 AS A COMMANDER .......... 87 BEEP FUNCTION ..........74 USING A SEPARATE TRANSPORTER ..... 88 CALL CHANNEL ............
  • Page 8 CONTENTS CHAPTER 17 INSTALLING OPTIONS REMOVING THE BOTTOM CASE ......97 DRU-3A DIGITAL RECORDING UNIT ....97 VS-3 VOICE SYNTHESIZER UNIT ......97 MB-430 MOBILE BRACKET ........98 RC-2000 REMOTE PANEL ........98 CHAPTER 18 TROUBLESHOOTING GENERAL INFORMATION ........99 SERVICE ............
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Installation

    (144 MHz), UHF (430/ 440 MHz), and 1.2 GHz antenna system transmission lines at an entry panel (TS-2000/ TS-B2000 Optional) antennas to their that you install outside your home. Ground this entry respective antenna connectors on the rear of the panel to a good outside ground, then connect the transceiver.
  • Page 10: Dc Power Supply Connection

    Do not substitute a cable with smaller gauge wires. KENWOOD service station or your dealer for The current capacity of the power supply must be assistance.
  • Page 11: Accessory Connections

    3-conductor (stereo) plug. After connecting the headphones, you will hear no sound from the internal (or optional external) speaker. Microphone (MIC) Connect a microphone having an impedance TS-2000 between 250 and 600 . Fully insert the TS-2000X connector, then screw the retaining ring clockwise TS-B2000 until secure.
  • Page 12: Your First Qso (Hf/ 50Mhz Band)

    YOUR FIRST QSO (HF/ 50 MHz band) Are you ready to give your TS-2000(X) a quick try? Reading these two pages should get your voice on the air in your first QSO on the HF/ 50 MHz band shortly. The instructions below are intended only for a quick guide.
  • Page 13: Transmitting

    This completes your introduction to the transceiver while the antenna tuner is trying to tune the antenna. TS-2000(X), but there is a great deal more to know. This is simply the relay switches turning ON and OFF. r With LSB, USB, or AM selected, press “OPERATING BASICS”...
  • Page 14: Chapter 3 Your First Qso (Vhf/ Uhf Band)

    YOUR FIRST QSO (VHF/ UHF band) If your primary operating band is VHF (144 MHz) or UHF (430/ 440 MHz), the TS-2000(X) can also serve you as a powerful All-mode VHF/ UHF transceiver. The instructions below are intended only for a quick guide to get you up on the air on the VHF/ UHF band.
  • Page 15: Transmitting

    When you finish speaking, press [SEND] to return to receive mode. This completes your introduction on how to receive and transmit using the TS-2000(X) on a VHF/ UHF band. Refer to “OPERATING BASICS” {page 18} and the following chapters for explanations on all the...
  • Page 16: Chapter 4 Getting Acquainted

    GETTING ACQUAINTED FRONT PANEL 9.6k STA CW TUNE HF/VHF/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB F LOCK A CLEAR P.C.T MAIN AUTO MENU TX MONI DELAY MAIN SG.SEL DISP 1MHz CTRL M.IN SCAN M VFO q PF key i AT/ ANT1/2 key...
  • Page 17 4 GETTING ACQUAINTED 9.6k STA CW TUNE HF/VHF/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB F LOCK A CLEAR P.C.T MAIN AUTO MENU TX MONI DELAY MAIN SG.SEL DISP 1MHz CTRL SCAN M.IN M VFO !4 Multi-purpose keypad • •/ DCS/SEL key...
  • Page 18 4 GETTING ACQUAINTED 9.6k STA CW TUNE HF/VHF/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB F LOCK A CLEAR P.C.T MAIN AUTO MENU TX MONI DELAY MAIN SG.SEL DISP 1MHz CTRL M.IN SCAN M VFO !9 LSB/ USB/ AUTO key @7 MENU key...
  • Page 19 4 GETTING ACQUAINTED 36 35 9.6k STA CW TUNE HF/VHF/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB F LOCK A HF/VHE/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 CLEAR P.C.T MAIN AUTO MENU TX MONI DELAY MAIN SG.SEL 1MHz DISP CTRL SCAN M.IN...
  • Page 20 4 GETTING ACQUAINTED 9.6k STA CW TUNE HF/VHF/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB F LOCK A CLEAR P.C.T MAIN AUTO MENU TX MONI DELAY MAIN SG.SEL DISP 1MHz CTRL M.IN SCAN M VFO $4 RIT/SUB control %1 SUB AF control After switching the RIT or XIT function ON, turn this Press to switch the sub-receiver ON or OFF.
  • Page 21: Rear Panel

    50 MHz, 144 MHz, 430/ 440 MHz, or 1.2 GHz linear amplifier controls to this connector; use the u ANT 1.2G (TS-2000/ TS-B2000 Optional) EXT.CONT connector instead. Connect your 1.2 GHz band antenna to this connector. !5 HF RX ANT connector i DC 13.8V power input connector...
  • Page 22: Display

    4 GETTING ACQUAINTED DISPLAY 8 12 14 16 11 13 10 9 q METER While receiving, serves as an S-meter to measure Shows the memory channel number for the main and display the received signal strength. It also transceiver. If you select a channel over 99, a displays the filter width.
  • Page 23 4 GETTING ACQUAINTED 17 19 !7 DCS Appears when the DCS (Digital Code Squelch) of the “ ” appears when the TX Equalizer function is ON. main transceiver is ON {page 36}. “ ” appears when the RX Equalizer function of the main transceiver is ON {pages 41, 78}.
  • Page 24 4 GETTING ACQUAINTED 45 49 48 $5 RIT Appears while in Satellite mode {page 53}. Appears when Receive Incremental Tuning of the main transceiver is ON {page 38}. $6 DCS Appears while Memory Recall or Memory Scroll is being used for the sub-receiver {page 59}. Appears when the DCS (Digital Code Squelch) of the sub-receiver is ON {page 36}.
  • Page 25: Microphone

    4 GETTING ACQUAINTED %4 PC MICROPHONE Appears when the TS-2000(X) is being controlled by a PC {page 81}. The main transceiver operating frequency display. When the sub-receiver is switched ON, it shows the receive frequency for the sub-receiver. However, if...
  • Page 26: Chapter 5 Operating Basics

    HF/VHE/UHF ALL MO 9.6k STA CW TUNE HF/VHE/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 F LOCK A RIT/SUB CLEAR P.C.T MAIN...
  • Page 27: Selecting A Mode

    Mic [DWN] to decrease the press of [LSB/ USB/ AUTO] toggles between LSB frequency. and USB mode. CW TUNE 9.6k STA HF/VHE/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB AUTO CLEAR HF/VHE/UHF ALL MO P.C.T F LOCK A...
  • Page 28: Transmitting

    ALC zone. 1 Press [PWR/ TX MONI]. • The current transmit power appears. CW TUNE 9.6k STA HF/VHE/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB CLEAR P.C.T HF/VHE/UHF ALL MO MENU...
  • Page 29: Chapter 6 Menu Setup

    MENU SETUP WHAT IS A MENU? QUICK MENU Many functions on this transceiver are selected or Because the number of functions this transceiver configured via a software-controlled Menu, rather provides is extraordinary, there are numerous items in than through the physical controls of the transceiver. each Menu.
  • Page 30: Menu Configuration

    6 MENU SETUP MENU CONFIGURATION i t c i n i u l l – – t i l x i f y l l i n i i n i i n i i n i...
  • Page 31 6 MENU SETUP i t c – – z i l z i l z i l t l i t l i f n i l e l i i f i l – – i f i l i f i l i f i l i f i l...
  • Page 32 6 MENU SETUP i t c y t i c t i t f i y t i – – – – & – – r i f – – t l i f...
  • Page 33 6 MENU SETUP i t c – – i l p i l p ) f f – –...
  • Page 34: Alphabetical Function List

    6 MENU SETUP i t c – – s l l s l l s l l s l l ALPHABETICAL FUNCTION LIST i t c i t c i f i l z i l z i l i f i l i f i l t l i f i f i l...
  • Page 35 6 MENU SETUP i t c i t c i t l t l i f r i f ) f f y l l s l l s l l...
  • Page 36: Chapter 7 Basic Communications

    BASIC COMMUNICATIONS SSB TRANSMISSION FM TRANSMISSION SSB is the most commonly-used mode on the HF FM is a common mode for communicating on VHF or Amateur bands. Compared with other voice modes, UHF frequencies. Many amateur radio operators use SSB requires only a narrow bandwidth for their portable radios and mobile transceivers in FM communications.
  • Page 37: Am Transmission

    7 BASIC COMMUNICATIONS AM TRANSMISSION NARROW BANDWIDTH FOR FM Each mode used on the HF Amateur bands has its When operating in FM mode, you can select wide or own advantages. Although long distance DX narrow bandwidth operation. The table below shows contacts may be less common while using AM, the the RX IF filter bandwidth and TX deviation superior audio quality characteristic of AM operation...
  • Page 38: Cw Transmission

    7 BASIC COMMUNICATIONS CW TRANSMISSION AUTO ZERO-BEAT Use Auto Zero-beat before transmitting to tune in a CW operators know that this mode is very reliable CW station. Auto Zero-beat automatically and exactly when communicating under worst conditions. It may matches your transmit frequency with the station you be true that newer digital modes rival CW as being are receiving.
  • Page 39: Chapter 8 Enhanced Communications

    ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS SPLIT-FREQUENCY OPERATION TF-SET (TRANSMIT FREQUENCY SET) TF-SET allows you to temporarily switch your transmit Usually you can communicate with other stations frequency and receive frequency. Canceling this using a single frequency for receiving and function immediately restores the original transmit and transmitting.
  • Page 40: Fm Repeater Operation

    In addition, some repeaters must receive a tone from the transceiver before it allows access. Repeaters are available on the 29, 50, 144, 430/ 440 MHz, and 1.2 GHz bands (TS-2000/ TS-B2000 Optional). For further information, including repeater frequencies, consult your local •...
  • Page 41: Transmitting A Tone

    8 ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS TRANSMITTING A TONE Some FM repeaters require the transceiver to transmit a sub-audible tone to prevent other repeaters on the same frequency from locking each other up. The required tone frequency differs among repeaters. Repeaters also differ in their requirements for either continuous or burst tones.
  • Page 42: Automatic Repeater Offset

    8 ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS AUTOMATIC REPEATER OFFSET AUTOMATIC SIMPLEX CHECK (ASC) This function automatically selects an offset direction, ASC functions only when you have programmed an according to the frequency that you select on the offset on the 29, 50, 144, 430/ 440 MHz or 1.2 GHz 144 MHz band.
  • Page 43: Fm Ctcss Operation

    8 ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS FM CTCSS OPERATION You may sometimes want to hear calls only from specific persons. When using FM mode, the Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System (CTCSS) allows you to ignore (not hear) unwanted calls from other persons who are using the same frequency. A CTCSS tone is sub-audible and is selectable from among the 38 standard tone frequencies.
  • Page 44: Fm Dcs Operation

    8 ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS You will hear calls only when the selected code is FM DCS OPERATION received. To answer the call, press [SEND] or press and hold Mic [PTT], then speak into the microphone. Digital Code Squelch (DCS) is another FM application which allows you to ignore (not hear) unwanted calls.
  • Page 45: Communicating Aids

    COMMUNICATING AIDS Using 1 MHz Steps RECEIVING Pressing [+]/ [–] on the front panel changes SELECTING YOUR FREQUENCY Amateur bands. You can also use the MULTI/ CH control to change the operating frequency in steps In addition to turning the Tuning control or pressing of 1 MHz.
  • Page 46: Fine Tuning

    AM mode for the 144 MHz/ Unlike other transceivers, the TS-2000’s digital AGC 430/ 440 MHz/ 1.2 GHz (TS-2000 optional) bands. circuit allows you to adjust the time constant from slow to fast in 20 steps, where 1 is the slowest and Equalizing VFO Frequencies (A=B) 20 is the fastest.
  • Page 47: Transmitting

    9 COMMUNICATING AIDS Delay Time TRANSMITTING If the transceiver returns to receive mode too VOX (VOICE-OPERATED TRANSMIT) quickly after you stop speaking, your final word may not be transmitted. To avoid this, select an VOX eliminates the necessity of manually switching appropriate delay time that allows all of your to the transmit mode each time you want to transmit.
  • Page 48: Speech Processor

    9 COMMUNICATING AIDS SPEECH PROCESSOR XIT (TRANSMIT INCREMENTAL TUNING) The Speech Processor levels out large fluctuations in Similar to RIT, XIT provides the ability to change your your voice while you speak. When using SSB, FM, or transmit frequency by 20.00 kHz in steps of 10 Hz AM mode, this leveling action effectively raises the without changing your receive frequency.
  • Page 49: Customizing Transmit Signal Characteristics

    9 COMMUNICATING AIDS Frequency Response Curves CUSTOMIZING TRANSMIT SIGNAL CHARACTERISTICS Amplitude The quality of your transmitted signal is important, Conventional regardless of which on-air activity you pursue. Formant pass However, it is easy to be casual and overlook this fact since you don’t listen to your own signal.
  • Page 50: Cw Break-In

    9 COMMUNICATING AIDS CW BREAK-IN CHANGING KEYING SPEED The keying speed of the electronic keyer is fully Break-in allows you to transmit CW without manually adjustable. Selecting the appropriate speed is switching between transmit and receive modes. Two important in order to send error-free CW that other types of Break-ins are available: Semi Break-in and operators can copy solidly.
  • Page 51: Bug Key Function

    9 COMMUNICATING AIDS 4 Begin sending using the keyer paddle. BUG KEY FUNCTION • The message you send is stored in memory. The built-in electronic keyer also can be used as a semi-automatic key. Semi-automatic keys are also known as “Bugs”. When this function is ON, dots are generated in the normal manner by the electronic keyer.
  • Page 52: Changing The Inter-Message Interval Time

    9 COMMUNICATING AIDS • While playing back the messages, you can 1 Press [MENU], then turn the MULTI/ CH control to also adjust the keyer speed by pressing access Menu No. 37. [KEY/ DELAY] and turning the MULTI/ CH 2 Press [+] to select ON. control.
  • Page 53: Chapter 10 Sub-Receiver

    1.2 GHz) bands with the main transceiver. To control all the available functions of the sub- Since the TS-2000 also has a built-in TNC, you can receiver, press [SUB] to transfer the controls and assign the sub-receiver to monitor the local DX transmission capability to the sub-receiver.
  • Page 54: Adjusting The Audio Frequency (Af) Gain

    Turn the SUB AF control clockwise to increase the audio level and counterclockwise to decrease the i t c level. 9.6k STA CW TUNE HF/VHE/UHF ALL MODE MULTI BANDER TS-2000 RIT/SUB CLEAR P.C.T Note: Peak Hold readings cannot be deactivated. MENU MAIN SG.SEL...
  • Page 55: Attenuator

    10 SUB-RECEIVER ATTENUATOR TRANSMITTING The attenuator reduces the level of received signals. First, confirm that the “ ” icon is on the SUB band It is useful when there is strong interference from an display. Press [SEND] or press and hold Mic [PTT], adjacent frequency.
  • Page 56: Automatic Simplex Check (Asc)

    10 SUB-RECEIVER AUTOMATIC SIMPLEX CHECK (ASC) You can also use ASC functions on the 144 MHz and 430/ 440 MHz bands of the sub-receiver. While using a repeater, ASC periodically monitors the strength of the uplink frequency to check the signals. Press and hold [TF-SET] until “[R]”...
  • Page 57: Specialized Communications

    SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS Note: PACKET RADIO Unlike a TNC, a Multimode Communications Processor (MCP) serves as a communications interface in several digital modes Packet is a unit of data transmitted as a whole from such as Packet, RTTY, and AMTOR. You can cause it to switch one computer to another, on a network.
  • Page 58: Preparation

    11 SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS If you are using an external TNC or MCP, proceed PREPARATION with the subsequent steps. 1 Connect the transceiver to your personal 11 Following the instructions provided with your TNC computer (via an external TNC or MCP if desired). or MCP, enter the calibration mode so that you •...
  • Page 59: Radio Teletypewriting (Rtty)

    11 SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS 7 Following the instructions provided with your MCP, RADIO TELETYPEWRITING (RTTY) enter a command from your computer to select transmit mode. RTTY is the data communications mode with the longest history. It was originally designed for use with •...
  • Page 60: Amtor/Pactor/Clover/G-Tor/Psk31

    11 SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS AMTOR/ PacTOR/ CLOVER/ G-TOR/ PSK31 SLOW SCAN TV/ FACSIMILE Besides Packet and RTTY, digital modes which have Slow-scan Television (SSTV) is a popular application been used among hams include AMTOR, PacTOR, for transmitting still images over the air, from one CLOVER, G-TOR, and PSK31.
  • Page 61: Dx Packet Cluster Tune

    11 SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS DX PACKET CLUSTER TUNE SATELLITE OPERATION DX Packet Cluster is a packet network which consist Amateur satellites receive on one band and transmit of nodes and stations who are interested in DXing on another. Unlike in regular operation, Satellite and contesting.
  • Page 62: Storing Satellite Memory Channels

    11 SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS 3 Press [LSB/ USB/ AUTO] or [CW/ FSK/ REV] to SATELLITE CHANNEL NAME select LSB, USB, or CW mode. You can name each Satellite Memory channel using a 4 As the Satellite moves, fine tune to the changing maximum of 8 alpha-numeric characters.
  • Page 63: Chapter 12 Rejecting Interference

    DSP FILTERS KENWOOD digital signal processing (DSP) technology is used for the functions described in this section. Using DSP filtering, the TS-2000 frees you from installing many analog filters for each operating mode. Additionally, you can control the bandwidth, 4 To return the display to the current operating cancel the multiple jamming beat, and reduce the mode, press [DISP].
  • Page 64: Notch Filter (Ssb)

    12 REJECTING INTERFERENCE NOTCH FILTER (SSB) MANUAL BEAT CANCEL (ALL MODES) Auto Notch filter automatically locates and attenuates Press [FUNC], [B.C./ MANUAL], then turn the any single interfering tone within the receive pass MANUAL BC control to select the single Beat Cancel band.
  • Page 65: Noise Blanker

    12 REJECTING INTERFERENCE NOISE BLANKER ATTENUATOR Noise Blanker was designed to reduce pulse noise The Attenuator reduces the level of received signals. such as that generated by automobile ignitions. This function is useful when there is strong Noise Blanker does not function in FM mode. interference from adjacent frequencies.
  • Page 66: Chapter 13 Memory Features

    MEMORY CHANNELS STORING DATA IN MEMORY There are 2 methods used for storing transmit/receive The TS-2000(X) provides you with 300 memory frequencies and associated data in memory channels channels, numbered 00 to 299, for storing operating 00 to 289. Use either method, depending on the frequency data, modes and other information.
  • Page 67: Split-Frequency Channels

    13 MEMORY FEATURES Split-Frequency Channels MEMORY RECALL AND SCROLL 1 Press [A/B] to select VFO A or VFO B. There are two modes which allow you to retrieve frequencies and associated data that you stored in a • “tA” or “tB” appears to show which VFO memory channel: Memory Recall and Memory Scroll.
  • Page 68: Memory Scroll

    13 MEMORY FEATURES Memory Scroll MEMORY-VFO SPLIT OPERATION 1 Press [M.IN] to enter Memory Scroll mode. Under “ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS” {page 31}, you learned about split-frequency operation using two • The memory channel that was last selected VFOs. Recalling a split-frequency channel is another appears.
  • Page 69: Memory Transfer

    13 MEMORY FEATURES MEMORY TRANSFER Memory \ VFO Transfer After retrieving frequencies and associated data from Memory Recall mode, you can copy the data to the VFO. This function is useful, for example, when the frequency you want to monitor is near the frequency stored in a memory channel.
  • Page 70: Storing Frequency Ranges

    13 MEMORY FEATURES 1 Press [VFO/M] to enter Memory Recall mode. STORING FREQUENCY RANGES 2 Turn the MULTI/ CH control, or press Mic Memory channels 290 to 299 allow you to store [UP]/ [DWN] to select a memory channel from frequency ranges for VFO tuning and Program Scan.
  • Page 71: Memory Channel Name

    13 MEMORY FEATURES Alpha-numeric characters MEMORY CHANNEL NAME You can assign a name to each memory channel. A Available characters maximum of 7 alpha-numeric characters can be stored. 1 Press [M.IN] to enter Memory Scroll mode. 2 Turn the MULTI/ CH control, or press Mic [UP]/ [DWN] to select a memory channel.
  • Page 72: Memory Group

    13 MEMORY FEATURES MEMORY GROUP QUICK MEMORY To manage 300 memory channels, you can divide Quick memory is designed to quickly and temporarily them up into a maximum of 10 groups (Groups 0 to 9). save data without specifying a particular memory After you configure a Memory Group, you can select channel.
  • Page 73: Recalling Quick Memory Channels

    13 MEMORY FEATURES You can store data in the Quick Memory only when QUICK MEMORY VFO TRANSFER you operate both the main transceiver and the This function copies the contents of the recalled sub-receiver in VFO mode. memory channel to the VFO. 1 Select the frequency, mode, etc.
  • Page 74: Chapter 14 Scan

    SCAN Scan is a useful function for hands-off monitoring of • Program Scan your favorite frequencies. By becoming comfortable By programming the start and end frequency in with all types of Scan, you will increase your operating Memory channels 290 ~ 299 {page 62}, you can efficiency.
  • Page 75: Program Scan

    14 SCAN • While in FM mode, Scan automatically stops PROGRAM SCAN on a frequency where a signal is present. The Program Scan monitors the range between the start transceiver will either remain on that channel and end frequencies that you have stored in for a short time (Time-operated mode) or until Conventional memory channels 290 to 299.
  • Page 76: Scan Hold

    14 SCAN 6 Repeat step 5 to specify the center slow down Scan automatically stops at a channel where a signal frequency points. You can specify a maximum of is present, regardless of the operating mode. The 5 frequency points for each channel. transceiver will either remain on that channel for a short time (Time-operated mode) or until the signal 7 If you want to clear the slow down frequency...
  • Page 77: Group Scan

    HF, 50 MHz, 144 MHz, 430/ 440 MHz and 1.2 GHz (TS-2000 Optional) bands. You can Note: You can select only one of 10 groups (0 to 9) for each monitor one of these Call channels and the current memory channel.
  • Page 78: Visual Scan

    14 SCAN 3 Press [SCAN/ SG.SEL]. Changing the Number of Channels to Scan 4 The Call channel and the selected VFO frequency 1 Press [MENU] to enter Menu mode. or memory channel are monitored alternatively. 2 Turn the MULTI/ CH control to select Menu 5 To stop Scan, press [SCAN/ SG.SEL] or [CLR].
  • Page 79 14 SCAN 6 To change the current scanning frequency, turn the MULTI/ CH control or press Mic [UP]/ [DWN]. • The displayed memory channel number changes and the cursor moves. • Press [1MHz/ SEL] to make the current scanning frequency the new center scanning channel.
  • Page 80: Chapter 15 Operator Conveniences

    ANT 1. The internal tuner will be automatically bypassed when the transceiver is switched ON. VHF/ UHF/ 1.2 GHz Band When you select the VHF, UHF, or 1.2 GHz (TS-2000/ 4 Press [AT/ ANT1/2] for more than one second. TS-B2000 optional) band on the main transceiver and/or the sub-receiver, the following antenna is •...
  • Page 81: Presetting

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES • If the tuning was successful, “AT ” stops blinking and the MAIN band red LED turns off. • If tuning does not finish within approximately 20 seconds, an alarm (“5” in Morse code) sounds. Press [AT/ ANT1/2] to stop the alarm and tuning.
  • Page 82: Beep Function

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES 1 Press and hold [USB/ LSB/ AUTO]+[ The next table is an example of adding 4 frequency (POWER) to turn the transceiver ON. points into memory. With this setup, the transceiver selects AM mode below 1.62 MHz, CW mode from 2 Press [+] or [–] to select the band to add the 1.62 MHz to 2.0 MHz, LSB mode from 2.0 MHz to frequency points.
  • Page 83: Call Channel

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES The transceiver also generates the following warning, DISPLAY confirmation, and malfunction beeps. BRIGHTNESS The brightness of the LCD display can be selected from OFF, and 1 to 4 by accessing Menu No. 00. 1 Press [MENU], then turn the MULTI/ CH control to access Menu No.
  • Page 84: Transmitting Dtmf Memory Channel Data

    DTMF Memory Channel. LINEAR AMPLIFIER CONTROL When you connect an external HF linear amplifier to the TS-2000(X) transceiver using the REMOTE connector, select 1 (fast switching/ 10 ms delay) or 9 Press [M.IN] to store the data into memory.
  • Page 85: Lock Functions

    RISE TIME OF CW The Lock All function disables all the keys and controls on the TS-2000 transceiver, except [FUNC], The rise time of a CW signal is the time for the RF [PRE/ LOCK A], Mic [PTT] and [FUNC], output to rise to its maximum power after the key is [ATT/ F LOCK].
  • Page 86: Rx Dsp Equalizer

    11 o’clock position for other modes (MAIN SQL), and the 9 o’clock position for AM (SUB SQL), regardless of the SQL controls The TS-2000(X) has 2 independent receivers and is position. capable of receiving 2 different frequencies at the same time.
  • Page 87: Tnc

    The output power settings are stored independently for HF, 50 MHz, frequency, using the numeric keys. 144 MHz, 430/ 440 MHz and 1.2 GHz (TS-2000/ TS-B2000 optional). As shown in the table above, you can also store different 6 Press [ENT] to complete the entry.
  • Page 88: Quick Data Transfer

    DSP-100. Note: If you always use the TS-2000(X) for receiving only, activate the USING QUICK TRANSFER TX Inhibit function, accessing Menu No. 54 to avoid unintentional transmission.
  • Page 89: Computer Control

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES COMPUTER CONTROL REMOTE MICROPHONE CONTROLLER By connecting this transceiver to a computer, you can If you have a DTMF microphone, you can use the change the computer into an electronic console from microphone as a wired remote control unit as which you can remotely control functions of the described below.
  • Page 90: Wireless Remote Control (K-Type Only)

    TS-2000(X) transceiver from a location outside your home or vehicle. Note: To remotely control the TS-2000(X), you can also use a handheld transceiver which does not have a remote control function, but a DTMF function. You must, however, manually send DTMF tones for control code strings.
  • Page 91: Sky Command Ii+ (K-Type Only)

    (an external remote control unit), the following Since the TS-2000(X) transceiver has an independent procedure shows how to set up your TS-2000 as a VHF and UHF sub-receiver in addition to the main “Transporter” at a base station and the TM-D700A as transceiver, the sub-receiver can work as a a “Commander”.
  • Page 92: Control Operation

    Otherwise, the Sky Command II+ may not operate properly. When the TS-2000(X) exits the Sky Command II+ operation, the operating frequency of VFO A will be set to the VHF frequency that the Sky Command II+ was operated.
  • Page 93: Using Th-D7A As A Commander

    Sky Command II+. c t i Select 1200 bps for TH-D7A (9600 bps can be used only when you use another TS-2000 as a “Commander”). 7 Assign the TNC band to the sub-band by accessing Menu No. 46 and select SUB.
  • Page 94: F O A V F Ob

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES i t c c t i A B / A B / A B / A B / l l a c t i R T I R T I R T I R T I X T I X T I X T I X T I...
  • Page 95: Using Another Ts-2000 As A Commander

    TS-2000 (Transporter). 2 Access Menu No. 62C to select the same CTCSS tone frequency that you selected for the TS-2000 (Transporter). 3 Access Menu No. 62D and select the same communication speed that you selected for the TS-2000 (Transporter).
  • Page 96: Using A Separate Transporter

    “Transporter”. This transceiver is connected to the 2 Press [MAIN] and select a desired transmit TS-2000(X) via the RS-232C port, EXT SP jack, and frequency on the main transceiver. Mic connector of the base station and the other...
  • Page 97: Dru-3A Digital Recording Unit (Optional)

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES 6 Repeat steps 3 to 5 to record a message on DRU-3A DIGITAL RECORDING UNIT another channel. (OPTIONAL) Note: Pressing [ ] (POWER) cancels recording in progress and clears the memory channel. The optional DRU-3A unit allows you to record a voice message on up to 3 channels.
  • Page 98: Sending Messages

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES Sending Messages 1 Select SSB, FM, or AM. • Use the same mode for transmitting and receiving. 2 Press [VOX/ LEVEL] to switch VOX ON or OFF. • If you switched VOX ON, skip step 3. 3 Press [SEND], or press and hold Mic [PTT]. 4 Press [1/ CH1/REC], [2/ CH2/REC], or [3/ CH3/REC], depending on which channel you want to use.
  • Page 99: Voice Synthesizer (Optional)

    15 OPERATOR CONVENIENCES For the [PF] key, the transceiver will announce VS-3 VOICE SYNTHESIZER (OPTIONAL) different information, depending on whether VOICE1 or VOICE2 is selected. Install the optional VS-3 unit to use this function. Each time you change the transceiver mode such VOICE1: as VFO A/B or Memory Recall, the transceiver •...
  • Page 100: Microprocessor Reset

    If your transceiver seems to be malfunctioning, resetting the microprocessor default settings may resolve the problem. There are 2 levels of resetting the microprocessor of the TS-2000(X): partial reset and full reset. INITIAL SETTINGS For each VFO, the factory defaults for the operating frequency and mode are as follows: •...
  • Page 101: Chapter 16 Connecting Peripheral Equipment

    Straight cable COMPATIBLE TRANSCEIVER When transferring data to or from another TS-2000(X), TS-570, or TS-870S, directly connect the two transceivers using the COM connectors. When transferring data to other KENWOOD transceivers, use the optional IF-232C interface unit. Connect the IF-232C to the ACC 1 connector located on the compatible transceiver.
  • Page 102: Rtty Equipment

    ANT 2 connector, the external tuner will not function. Note: While using an external antenna tuner with the TS-2000(X)/ TS-B2000, you cannot use the 6 m band to transmit. Connect your 6 m band antenna to the ANT 2 connector.
  • Page 103: Mcp And Tnc

    16 CONNECTING PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT MCP AND TNC Use the ACC 2 connector to connect the input/output lines from a Terminal Node Controller (TNC) for Packet operation, a Multimode Communications Processor (MCP) for operation on Packet, PacTOR, AMTOR, G-TOR PSK31, or FAX, or from a Clover interface. Also use the ACC 2 connector to connect SSTV and phone patch equipment (1 male ACC2 connector (E07-1351-XX) is supplied).
  • Page 104: Typical Mcp/ Tnc Setup

    TNC/MCP TS-2000B Power supply Personal computer for TS-2000(X)/ TS-B2000 LINEAR AMPLIFIER (50 MHz, VHF, UHF and 1.2 GHz) Connect an external 50 MHz/ VHF/ UHF/ 1.2 GHz power amplifier control cable to the EXT.CONT connector (1 male EXT.CONT connector (E07-0851-XX) is supplied). The TX/RX switching time can be configured independently for each band, accessing Menu Nos.
  • Page 105: Chapter 17 Installing Options

    INSTALLING OPTIONS You will require a Phillips screwdriver when installing VS-3 VOICE SYNTHESIZER UNIT the optional units. REMOVING THE BOTTOM CASE SWITCH OFF THE POWER AND UNPLUG THE DC POWER CABLE BEFORE BEGINNING INSTALLATION. When installing the optional DRU-3A or VS-3 unit, remove the bottom case first.
  • Page 106: Mb-430 Mobile Bracket

    Plug the modular cable from the RC-2000 into the plastic spacers (G11-2698-XX) to the transceiver in PANEL connector on the TS-2000(X)/ TS-B2000 rear advance. This is necessary to protect the panel. Access Menu Nos. 58 ~ 60 to adjust the panel TS-2000(X)/ TS-B2000 transceiver from scratches.
  • Page 107: Chapter 18 Troubleshooting

    You may return your transceiver for service to the authorized KENWOOD dealer from whom you DEMONSTRATION MODE purchased it or any authorized KENWOOD service center. A copy of the service report will be returned The transceiver can be configured to enter the with the transceiver.
  • Page 108: Troubleshooting

    18 TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING The problems described in this table are commonly encountered operational malfunctions. These types of difficulties are usually caused by improper hook-up, accidental incorrect control settings, or operator error due to incomplete programming. These problems are usually not caused by circuit failure. Please review this table, and the appropriate section(s) of this instruction manual, before assuming your transceiver is defective.
  • Page 109 18 TROUBLESHOOTING i t c i t c y l l c t i v i t y t i – “ ” S y l t “ , ” . y l i f i l c t i y l l v i t y t i...
  • Page 110 18 TROUBLESHOOTING i t c i t c s t l . y l “ ” r i f i f i l n i l i f i l n i l i f i l n i l i f i l n i l i f i l...
  • Page 111: Operation Notices

    OPERATION NOTICES VISUAL SCAN When you have the same VHF band or UHF band The TS-2000(X)/ TS-B2000 has been designed and for both the main transceiver and the sub-receiver, engineered to avoid possible hardware glitches. the Visual scan may indicate the signals on the...
  • Page 112: Optional Accessories

    OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES ARCP-2000 DRU-3A HS-5 HS-6 Advanced Radio Control Digital Recording Unit Deluxe Headphones Small Headphones Program This option is supplied with the TS-B2000. LF-30A MB-430 MC-43S MC-47 Low-pass Filter Mobile Mounting Bracket Hand Microphone Multi-function Microphone See page 98 for the installation. MC-52DM MC-60A MC-80...
  • Page 113: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS 5 Ω Ω ) ± v i t – ° ° ° ° ) F – ± ± – ± (± l i b y t i – ( ° ° ) – ± ± ± t t i...
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  • Page 117: Chapter 21 Appendix

    APPENDIX TS-B2000 FRONT PANEL RESET PHONES DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSOR ] (POWER) switch Press and hold briefly to switch the transceiver power ON. Press again to switch the power OFF. w Power indicator While the transceiver is turned ON, it lights red. e MIC connector Connect a compatible microphone to this connector, then securely screw down the connector locking ring...
  • Page 118: Built-In Tnc Command List

    BUILT-IN TNC COMMAND LIST All descriptions in this section are for the users convenience only. KENWOOD will not support or warrantee this documentation in any way. The built-in TNC does not support the digipeater functions due to the RAM capacity.
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  • Page 121: Com Connector

    “bytes”. A bit is the smallest piece of information that TABLE are for the users convenience only. a computer can handle. A byte is composed of eight KENWOOD will not support or warrantee this bits. This is the most convenient form for most documentation in any way.
  • Page 122: Computer Control

    21 APPENDIX Parameters COMPUTER CONTROL COMMANDS Parameters are used to specify information A computer control command is composed of an necessary to implement the desired command. alphabetical command, various parameters, and the The parameters to be used for each command are terminator that signals the end of the control predetermined.
  • Page 123: Pc Control Command Tables

    21 APPENDIX PC CONTROL COMMAND TABLES / ) t / ) t v i t c i t y l l...
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  • Page 151 Encoding and decoding is performed according to the data from the uplink frequency band. TS-2000XE specifications: For the frequency range of the transmitter (page 105) and receiver (page 106), refer to “E-type” under the TS-2000/ TS-B2000 column. Other specifications remain unchanged.
  • Page 152 La codifica e la decodifica viene eseguita secondo i dati dalla banda di frequenza superiore. Specifiche TS-2000XE: Per la gamma di frequenza del trasmettitore (pagina 105) e ricevitore (pagina 106), fare riferimento a “Tipo E” nella colonna TS-2000/ TS-B2000. Le altre specifiche restano invariate.

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