TS-990S firmware updated to Version 1.05 of 11/15/2013 - The Kenwood TS-900′s Base Station Being Built (new video now in ENG !) - The RadCom Review by G3SJX, Peter & the Sherwood NCØB Full Test Report – TS-990 Pictures and inside view below - !! The In-Depth Manual for the TS-990 in Japanese JPN ファームウェア Ver.1.05 - TS-990 徹底解説集 (!! In-Depth Manual_JPN) 18.3MB. PDF ( 2013年11月15日)
The Kenwood TS-990S has been updated to Version 1.05 of 11/15/2013, owners can update the transceiver’s firmware by using a USB flash drive as detailed on the Kenwood Firmware update information web-page – Last updated: November 15, 2013 (see the link below)
I think we should do the firmware because it will upgrade your RTX a lot more than all the specific items mentioned on the Kenwood web-site.
If you agree with the details listed on the Kenwood informations web-page (see “Firmware updating procedure”), click the following link to download the original firmware file: TS-990 V105.zip / 12.8MB – [Note]: The latest version includes all previous updates.
Link to: Download the original Kenwood TS-990 Firmware Ver.1.05.zip (link)
[Note] The firmware update is applicable to the following units. Model: TS-990S Serial numbers: From S/NO. B32xxxxx through S/NO. B3Bxxxxx approx. - You can check the firmware version of your TS-990S by pressing [M.IN] (!…Memory) + Power ON. – After startup, the Firmware Update screen appears and shows the firmware version.
JVCKenwood news – Now we have a In-Depth Manual for the TS-990 ready, but at the moment only in Japanese language (PDF 18.3MB) !!
TS-990 Firmware Ver.1.05 (!..Japan: ファームウェアVer.1.05 11月15, 2013)
TS-990S Kenwood Base Station Being Built (22/ott/2013) – Giving you a rare glimpse behind the scenes at Kenwood’s Communications Division factory at Yamagata, in northern Japan, this video shows our new flagship Amateur Radio transceiver the TS-990S being built.
TS-990S & IC-7800 RTTY Decode – Kenwood 990′s a main receiver with a down-conversion 8.248 MHz 1st IF, the 1st Mixer is a double balanced grounded switch (H-mode mixer type) and employs a double-conversion system – The sub receiver which incorporates the TS-590S receiver architecture.
Video demo - TS-990S RTTY TEST – Connected to a Dell 30″ TFT Monitor with DVI
TS-990S the Peter Hart, G3SJX Review on RadCom of June 2013
Click on the icon (…side) to find out what RadCom
Magazine had to say about TS-990S. (RadCom …link Kwd-uk)
TS-990S Updated Full Test Report by Rob Sherwood on July, 2013
[Note] All specifications are subject to change without notice – All trademarks belong to their respective holders. - This page is just a non-official overview, where no one should draw any conclusions - all images and versions above is for illustration only (tnx)!