Eagle Model 599

Eagle Rear

This is a current production model. Please visit Ten-Tec, Inc. for more information.

Description

HF plus 6 meters transceiver along with general coverage receive. Dual VFO’s with SPLIT mode and 100 memories, passband tuning, adjustable AGC, variable CW offset, RIT, built in CTCSS tones for 6 meter FM and QSK.

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Specifications

General

  • Microphone Connector: 8-Pin
  • Headphone Jack: 1/4" Stereo, accepts mono or stereo plug.
  • External CW Key Jack: 1/8 " Stereo
  • External Speaker Jack: 1/8" Mono
  • Aux DC Output Connector: RCA x 2
  • Frequency Range TX: Ham Bands Only (160-6M)
  • ACC Din Connector: 8 PIN DIN Connector - Line In, Line Out, Aux PTT, Ext Key, Clock/Data/Enable, Ground
  • DC Power Connector: Power Pole
  • Fuse: Automotive Blade Style Fuse, 25 Amp 32V
  • Frequency Range RX: 500 kHz - 30 MHz and 50 - 54MHz. Specifications apply within Amateur Radio bands only.
  • Tuning Step Size: 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10000
  • Frequency Stability: Maximum +/- 0.5 PPM over operating temperature
  • Antenna Impedance: 50 ohms nominal.
  • Antenna Connectors: 1 x SO-239 transceive
  • Modes: USB, LSB, CW, AM (optional), FM (optional)
  • Memories: 100
  • Frequency Accuracy: +-5Hz @25C, 1 Hz tuning resolution
  • Supply Voltage Range: 13.8V +/-15%
  • Operating Temp. Range: 0-50 degrees Celsius
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 2.9" x 8.5" x 10.25" (excluding knobs and connectors)
  • Weight: 7.25 lbs with all options
  • Construction: Molded plastic front panel, aluminum chassis and texture painted steel covers
  • PC Control Port: USB (using CCS USB to UART Driver)
  • Display: Custom FSTN monochrome LCD
  • Display Backlight: 256 colors X 16 intensity levels

Receiver

  • SSB Sensitivity: Better than 0.7uV, 2.4khz, 10dB SINAD, preamp off
  • AM Sensitivity: Better than 4uV, 30% Mod, 6kHz BW, 10dB SINAD, preamp off
  • FM Sensitivity: Better than 2.2uV, 5kHz Dev, 16kHz BW, 10dB SINAD, preamp off
  • Selectivity IF1: 2.4khz standard, 9.0015 MHz, 2 options
  • Selectivity IF2: 30 KHz Lowpass filter
  • Selectivity, DSP IF: 127 built-in DSP filters from 100-15000 Hz BW
  • Third Order Intercept Point (IP3): Typical 20dBm @ 20kHz tone separation/2.4 kHz roofing filter, 17dBm @ 2kHz separation/600Hz roofing filter, S5 method, preamp off
  • IMD3 Dynamic Range: Typical 97dB/20kHz, 95dB/2kHz, 500Hz BW, calculated 2/3(IP3-Noise Floor), preamp off
  • Blocking Dynamic Range: 138dB/20kHz, 127dB/2kHz, 500 Hz BW, RF gain @ 12 o'clock, preamp off
  • LO Phase Noise: Typical -132dBc/Hz @ 20kHz, -121dBc/Hz @ 2kHz
  • Noise Floor: Typical -132dBm/500Hz BW/preamp on, -126dBm preamp off
  • IF Frequencies: 1st:9.0015 MHz, 2nd:22.5 kHz, 3rd:0Hz (DSP)
  • IF Rejection: Better than 70dB
  • 1st IF Image Rejection: Better than 90dB/HF bands, 70dB/6M
  • 2nd IF Image Rejection: Better than 73dB
  • Other Spurious Response Rejection: Rejection:>80dB
  • Other Spurious Response Rejection: Birdies: Typically less than -100dBm equivalent (no more than 5 birdies greater than -100dBm equivalent)
  • Pass Band Tuning: +/- 2.1kHz, 5Hz steps. Small dead zone for centering
  • Attenuator: 10 db
  • Preamp: Nominal 12 db
  • Audio Output: 2W into 4 ohms, <3% THD
  • RIT range: +/- 8.2 kHz
  • RIT Step size: 10Hz
  • S-Meter Reference: S9 = 50 uV RMS
  • TX>RX Recovery Time: < 20 ms
  • RX Headphone Output: Designed for 16-32 ohms impedance headphones. Usable at 8 ohms
  • AUX Audio Output: 500 mv
  • Auto Notch: IF DSP, multi-tone
  • RX Noise Reduction: IF DSP, adjustable
  • Noise Blanker: Optional daughter board, 2 levels of blanking
  • RX Current Drain: 1.25 Amps
  • General Coverage Receive: degraded specs outside ham bands

Transmitter

  • RF Power Output: Adjustable, 5-100 W, +/- 1 dB
  • CW & SSB Duty Cycle: continuous service @ 100W
  • AM,FM,AFSK,PSK Duty Cycle: continuous service @100W, 50% duty cycle (Tx/Rx)
  • CW/SSB TX Bandwidth: 2.4kHz Filter
  • AM TX Bandwidth: 6k
  • FM TX Bandwidth: 15kHz Optional Filter
  • Microphone Input Impedance: >10 k-ohms at 1 kHz
  • Microphone Sensitivity: 1 mV RMS for full power output, internal gain adjustment, 9v dc power for electret elements
  • FM Deviation: +/- 5 kHz peak nominal
  • AUX Level Input: variable, 200mV nominal
  • SSB Carrier Supression: > 70 dB
  • Unwanted Sideband Suppression: > 60 dB at 1 kHz
  • Harmonic & Spurious Outputs: ←50dBc @100 W <30MHz; -60dB>30MHz; -43 dB <5 W
  • T/R Switching: PTT or VOX on SSB, AM, FM, QSK on CW
  • CW Keyer Type: Internal Curtis Mode B
  • CW Rise and Fall Times: 5ms
  • CW Offset: adjustable
  • CW Keyer Speed: 5-60 WPM, adjustable weighting
  • Current Drain: transmit 20 amps typ.
  • Third Order Intermod: Better than 25dB below peak
  • SSB Generation: DSP Generated
  • No. of DSP generated TX bandwidths: 3 built-in DSP filters - automatically selected - standard = 2.4Khz for SSB/CW; optional = 6Khz for AM, 12Khz for FM

Antenna Tuner

  • Type: Reversible L-network
  • Matching frequency range: 160 to 10 Meters, no Six Meters
  • Matching impedance range: 10:1 SWR typical

Options

  • Filters: 2.4K standard, optional = 300, 600, 1.8k, 6k, 15k
  • Noise Blanker: daughter board module
  • Auto Tuner: daughter board module