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New Kenwood TH-D72 VHF/UHF Mobile APRS rig

Discussion in 'Ham Equipment' started by Moleculo, May 14, 2010.

  1. Moleculo

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    Apr 14, 2002
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    Kenwood has confirmed the release of a new VHF/UHF mobile APRS rig to be shown at Dayton this year. Here is a copy of the press release:

    Kanagawa, Japan, May 7, 2010
    — Kenwood Corporation, an operating company of the JVC Kenwood Group, is proud to announce the autumn/winter launch of two new Amateur Radio transceivers: the TS-590S and TH-D72.

    144/430MHz Dual Band FM Portable - TH-D72 (tentative naming)

    The APRS® capability found on Kenwood’s TH-D7* and TM-D710 has been upgraded for the TH-D72. Thanks also to the internal GPS unit, APRS operations will be more enjoyable than ever. The TH-D72 also offers EchoLink® memory compatibility and a mini-USB connector for enhanced computer connectivity. This transceiver is sure to make ham radio operations easier and more fun for all.

    * For overseas model/Discontinued model

    Hopefully more info will be coming soon.
  2. Slim

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    Apr 2, 2005
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    I hate to say it but..... I didn't see that one at the show !! I'll have 2 ask about it tomorrow when I go back for better pics.

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