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Updated 2 April 2017
This section contains a list of issues and suggestions from TS-590SG users for improvements to the radio.
Please email G3NRW (firstname.lastname@example.org) with details for inclusion in the list.
1. Reversed Cooling Fans
|Title / Link||Ver||Date||Author||Description|
|1||TS-590SG – Cooling fans installed the wrong way||9-Dec-2016||Ulf, DK5TX||With the wrong installed cooling fans, warm air from the final stage of the TS-590SG flows to the display electronics, instead of cold air from the ventilation holes in the bottom plate to the final stage. If your TS-590SG is affected, you should contact your dealer and ask him for advice|
|2||Kenwood Cooling Fan Roulette||15-Mar-2017||Gary De Feyter, AC6EG||How lady luck plays a role in the TS-590 cooling system|
|3||Wrong fan orientation|
Correct fan orientation
|9-Dec-2016||Kostas Pliakostathis, SV1QZS||Close-up photos showing the wrong and right way to fit the TS-590SG cooling fans|
|4||Bad Fan Database||20170323||23-Mar-2017||Gary De Feyter, AC6EG||Updated list of TS-590SG serial numbers reported by forum members to have cooling fans installed backwards. Email updates to email@example.com|
|5||Refitting fans in my Kenwood TS-590SG||27-Dec-2016||Mike Clark, G7Y||YouTube video showing how to reverse the fans so that the air-flow direction arrows on the fans point towards the back of the rig (not towards the front panel)|
|6||Generic TS-590/TS-590S Fan Report||30-Mar-2017||Andy Durbin, K3WYC||A brief report on fan acoustic signature testing that confirmed that both fans may not run when commanded to low speed. This report was sent to Kenwood Long Beach USA March 30, 2017|