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The TH-D74A/E Kenwood Triband (A) Duo (E) built-in APRS, GPS, and D-STAR

TH-D74A/D JVCKewood D-STAR Digital Radio – APRS – built-in GPS – 144/220/430 (A) 144/430 (E) – Wide band multi mode RX with SSB/CW/AM mode – Bluethooth and Micro SD card – IP54/55 Weatherproof – Transflective color TFT Display – Micro-USB port.  See below the video demo for Digital Voice Access Point DVAP etc !


The nearest repeater search of D-STAR, GPS logger function to save the movement locus – Voice Recording function (microSD / SDHC) – EchoLink dedicated DTMF memory (10ch) -1000 memory channel and 1500 repeater list – Settings such as memory can be managed on the PC with “D74-MCP” software. – Equipped with a DV fast data mode to speed up the digital communication.


In band B, it can be wide-band receiver. In addition to the DV / DV Fast data / FM / NFM / WFM / AM of 0.1 ~ 524MHz band (see the Ferrite Bar-Antenna), you can also receive SSB / CW with DSP filter.


Here is a great videos demo of the Kenwood TH-D74 and a DVAP (Digital Voice Access Point) – by Don Arnold W6GPS (09 Set. 2016)

[Note] – Detailed specifications: please see the official sources – 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)

Dayton Hamvention 2016 New HT D-STAR – Elecraft KX2 – DV4mobile – FT-891

Dayton Hamvention®, the world’s largest amateur radio gathering, celebrate its 61st show on May 20-22, 2016.

YAESU FTdx-100 SSB/CW 120W (50 AM) HF Vintage Transceiver (1967)
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Dayton Hamvention 2016 News:  JVCKewood Coming Soon an HT with APRS Digital DV D-STAR Transceiver – Tribander 144/220/430 MHz, Builtin GPS unit and Color TFT Display.


Kenwood USA Corporation (HT prototipo/tentative)- The evolved tribander Main features:   Wide band multi mode RX with SSB/CW reception with IF filter – DSP-based voice processing – APRS-compliance – DIGITAL compliant with voice/digital mode D-STAR networks – Compliant with Bluethooth and Micro SD and Micro-USB – Built-in high-performance GPS unit – IP54/55 Weatherproof – Color TFT Display (transflective type). (! See official data & news)


The Elecraft booth at Hamvention 2016 display the new KX2 HF radio, an ultra-portable transceiver with a fit in your pocket size (13 oz / 0.3 Kg!) Operate on 80 -10 meter ham bands – All modes: SSB, CW, and Data PSK31/RTTY with or without a PC (four sub-modes) – The KX2 Size: 2.8”H x 5.8”W x 1.5”D; only 13 oz (0,3 kg).


Quick Specs – Up to 10 W on 80-15 m, 8 W on 12 and 10 m (typ.) – Software-defined-radio (SDR) architecture – Switchable preamp and attenuator – Easy-to-use Passband Tuning (PBT) for shift/width/hicut/locut; Roofing filters automatically track DSP filter settings – Simultaneous dual receive over up to +/- 23 kHz for split-DX operation – (Internal wide-range ATU option).


Dayton Hamvention 2016 – New DV4mobile Tribander 144/220/430 MHz all mode DMR, D-Star, C4FM (System Fusion) disponibile entro Q4 2016, al 2017 sviluppi software prevedono anche per i modi digitali P25, dPMR, NXDN e NEXEDGE.


The new DV4 mobile for D-Star, C4FM, DMR (It will transmit all mode, it can be link directly to a Reflector like a DV4home when there’s no available repeater). – With subsequent software updates 2017, the radio will also support P25, dPMR, NXDN and NEXEDGE.

Yaesu USA Booth display the new FT-891 HF/50MHz Transceiver (is an FT-857 style replacement!)  FT-891 FCC ID: K6620651X50 of 24 Mar. 2016 – Mobile HF/50MHz Transceiver 100 W  160 – 6m all mode – 32-Bit IF DSP – Detachable Display.


Frequency Range Tx: 1.8 – 54 MHz (Amateur bands only) Rx: 30 kHz – 56 MHz – Receiver type: SSB/CW/AM Triple-conversion Superheterodyne, 1st IF 69.450 MHz, 2nd 450 kHz, 3rd 24 kHz (FM: Duble conversion)  3 kHz Roofing filter – Weight: 1.9 kg (4.18 lb).


Icom IC-7300 – Ein kleiner Clip von mir mit der Remote Software RS-BA1 verbunden mit dem IC7300 – video 19/5/2016  by PA5HR.


Link to: Video di Bert con il remote software RS-BA1 e IC-7300

[Note] – Detailed specifications: please see the official sources – 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)

TH-D72 V/U APRS Launch in December 2010. The News Release and Jp Brochure

TH-D72A and TH-D72E Data Communicator FM Dual Bander -(Click image to enlarge) See the Link below for Download the Brochure in Japanese lang. and the TH-D72 News Release in EN  and Prices Jp and US and more…

Kenwood has announced it is launching 2 new FM dual band transceivers in December 2010. Featuring a high-performance GPS receiver, the TH-D72A and TH-D72E support a easy APRS® operation without requiring a computer and wide range of APRS® (Automatic Packet Reporting System) functions can be used if the TH-D72A/E is connected to a PC with the  supplied USB cable to enable control of the TNC.

TH-D72 144/430MHz FMデュアルバンダー – 高性能GPSユニットを内蔵。 – データ通信システム「APRS®」を標準搭載。- 操作性、視認性を考慮したデザイン。
(Click image to enlarge) Display DF0TK  APRS® operation
TH-D72A/E 144/430-144/440 MHz FM Data Communicator FM

Japan Prices:  Kenwood Suggested retail price: 62,790 yen – (excl. tax: 59,800 yen)
US Prices:  List Price:   $512.00 – Your Price: $499.00 (by Universal Radio)

Main Features:

Built-in high-performance GPS receiver (SiRFstarIII chipset) → Target point functions → GPS logger functions → APRS® firmware equipped as standard easy APRS® operation without requiring a computer → USB (Mini-B) port – can be connected directly to a PC with the supplied USB cable  → Built-in 1200/9600bps TNC compliant with AX.25 protocol → A wide range of APRS® applications with USB/PC → Stand-alone digipeater → Simple node access with EchoLink® memory → Enhanced operating ease and visibility → MIL-STD810 & IP54 weatherproofing → Long operating hours (high-capacity battery included 1,800mAh) → Dual receive on same band (VxV, UxU) → Two Mod. TH-D72E 144/430MHz FM Europe – TH-D72A 144/440MHz Amercica, E/A Early December, 2010.
[Note] APRS® originally developed in 1992 by Bob Bruninga (WB4APR) – SiRFstar III is a registered trademark of CSR plc.

Data summarized – For Further Information, please see the following link
Link to: Kenwood Co.Jp TH-D72 News Release EN – update 10.29.2010
Link to: Download the Brochure TH-D72 in Japanese lang.- PDF (932KB)