Kenwood TM-D710

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Kenwood TM-D710

Kenwood TM-D710 - VHF/UHF Mobile FM Transceiver with APRS and EchoLink Functionality.


  • TM-D710A (К-type/USA and Canada);
  • TM-D710A (M-type/General);
  • TM-D710E (E-type/Europe);
  • TM-D710/S (J-type/Japan).

General Features[edit]

  • High RF Power Output (50 W)
  • 1,000 Multifunction Memory Channels
  • Dual Receive on Same Band (VxV, UxU)
  • EchoLink® MEMORY (Automatic Dialer)
  • EchoLink® Sysop Mode For Node Terminal Operation
  • Multiple Scan
  • Invertible Front Panel
  • Choice of 2 Backlight Colors (AMBER/GREEN) For The LCD Panel
  • 104-Code Digital Code Squelch
  • "FIVE-IN-ONE" Programmable Memory


In addition to the usual power and antenna connections, the Kenwood TM-D710 has 2 serial (RS-232) ports, and other ports.

Serial port on control head ("operation panel")

  • packet operation with built-in TNC (page: Packet-1)
  • update panel firmware (page: ??)
  • anything else?

Serial port on base unit ("tx/rx unit")

  • program the unit ("channels") with MCP-2A or other program (page: ??)
  • update firmware (page: ??)
  • EchoLink (page: ?) Also need the audio cables
  • DX Packet Cluster Monitor (pg. APRS-17)
  • anything else?

GPS connector on control head ("operations panel")

  • weather station (e.g. for APRS) (pg. APRS-2)
  • GPS (e.g. for APRS) (pg. APRS-2)
  • anything else?

Data Terminal on base unit ("tx/rx unit")

  • packet operation with external TNC (page: PACKET-1)
  • anything else?


  • MC-59 -- 16-Key microphone - FM Mobiles
  • MCP-2A -- Memory Control program
  • MJ-88 -- Microphone adapter - 8-pin to RJ-45
  • PG-2N -- DC Power Cable (for mobiles)
  • PG-3B -- DC line noise filter
  • PG-5A -- Data connector cable (mobiles)
  • PG-5F -- Panel Extension Kit (4 metres)
  • PG-5G -- PC Programming Interface Cable (9-pin D-Sub)
  • PG-5H -- PC Interface Cable Set (Includes PG-5G)
  • SP-50B -- Mobile external speaker