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TS-890S
KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND
SYSTEM Setting Manual 
August/30/2018

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  • Page 1 TS-890S KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND SYSTEM Setting Manual  August/30/2018...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Remote operation by LAN connection ....................7 3.1. System configuration / feature of remote control by LAN connection ........... 7 3.2. TS-890S settings for remote operation by LAN connection ............8 3.2.1. Administrator settings ................... 8 3.2.2. Registering KNS Users .................. 8 3.2.3.
  • Page 3 ARCP-890 setting and operation for remote control by Internet connection ....... 26 4.3.1. PC operating environment ................26 4.3.2. Installing ARCP-890 ..................26 4.3.3. Settings for connecting to TS-890S ............... 27 4.3.4. Sound device selection and VoIP setting............30 4.3.5. Connection and disconnection to TS-890S ............31 4.3.6.
  • Page 4 However, there is a possibility of misprints and of descriptions that may cause misunderstanding. JVC KENWOOD Corporation bears absolutely no responsibility for damages arising thereof. JVC KENWOOD Corporation may revise and amend the product information described in  this document without notice. JVC KENWOOD Corporation bears absolutely no responsibility for damages arising thereof.
  • Page 5: Introduction

    1. Introduction TS-890S can be operated remotely via a home LAN and the Internet by using the remote control software ARCP-890 and KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND SYSTEM (KNS). There are several operation styles for remote operation. In this document, we will explain the features of each operation style, the system configuration method, setting method, etc.
  • Page 6: About Operation Style

    2. About Operation Style The operation styles of remote operation in the TS-890S are roughly divided into the following two types. Table 2.1 Operation style of remote operation Operation style Connection Reference chapter method Operate the TS-890S with a PC from a 3.
  • Page 7: Remote Operation By Lan Connection

    3.1. System configuration / feature of remote control by LAN connection Fig. 3.1: Remote operation by LAN connection As shown in Figure 3.1, connect the TS-890S and the PC running ARCP-890 to the LAN. The place where PC is installed is called the "Remote station". The place where TS-890S is installed is called the "Host station".
  • Page 8: Ts-890S Settings For Remote Operation By Lan Connection

    KNS users can also be remotely controlled. The KNS user registers with the KNS user list of the TS-890S. The items to register are as shown in the table below. Up to 100 people can be registered. For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S.
  • Page 9: Setting Voip Input/Output Level

    3.2.5. Setting VoIP Jitter Absorption Buffer Adjust this item in the KNS menu of the TS-890S when there is a problem with the voice quality of VoIP. Selecting a shorter time reduces the audio delay but noise is more likely to occur due to missing audio packets or the like.
  • Page 10: Setting Speaker Mute

    Speaker Mute 3.2.7. Configuration for KNS Operation In the KNS menu of the TS-890S, set KNS operation (LAN connector) to "On (LAN)". For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S. Table 3.7 Configuration for KNS Operation...
  • Page 11: Setting And Confirming The Ip Address

    Set the IP address required to access from the remote station. The IP address setting includes automatic setting (using DHCP) and manual setting. The IP address is set in the LAN menu of the TS-890S. For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S.
  • Page 12: Setting And Operation Of Arcp-890 For Remote Control By Lan Connection

    * Applicable operating systems are subject to change without notice due to the end of the technical support by Microsoft Corporation or change of the product specifications. 3.3.2. Installing ARCP-890 Download and install the ARCP-890 to the PC from the KENWOOD website: http://www.kenwood.com/i/products/info/amateur/software_download.html For the installation method, refer to the guide on the download page.
  • Page 13 As shown in the above figure, select "KNS (KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND SYSTEM) (Directly to TS-890S)" in "Connection to TS-890S". Next, to set the information such as the IP address of the TS-890S of the connection destination, click "Setting" button. The "Configure KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection"...
  • Page 14 Fig. 3.4: "Configure KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection" window Click the "Add" button to add the desired TS-890S to the connection destination list. The following "Edit KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection" window opens. Fig. 3.5: "Edit KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection" window Enter an arbitrary name for "Connection Name".
  • Page 15 "Administrator" and enter "Administrator ID" and "Password". For details about the administrator, please refer to chapter "3.2.1. Administrator settings". If you are a KNS user of the TS-890S that you operate remotely, select "User" and enter "User Name" and "Password". For details about KNS users, see chapter "3.2.2. Registering KNS Users".
  • Page 16: Sound Device Selection And Voip Setting

    Select the PC's IP address at "PC IP Address". If there are multiple IP addresses on the PC to be used, select the IP address to be used for connection with the TS-890S. Clicking the "OK" button closes the "Configure KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection"...
  • Page 17: Connection And Disconnection To Ts-890S

    Set whether the transmission operation from ARCP-890 corresponds to SEND/PTT operation of the TS-890S or DATA SEND operation. In order to operate with the contents set in TS-890S in the chapter "3.2.9. Configuration of the Input Path of TX Audio", set "DATA SEND"...
  • Page 18: Setting The Delay By Tx To Rx Transition

    As shown in the above figure, select "DATA SEND" for "TX Operation for use in ARCP-890". For the setting of the modulation line, the contents set in TS-890S are displayed as they are in the chapter "3.2.9. Configuration of the Input Path of TX Audio". As shown in the figure above, when sending by DATA SEND (PF), make sure "LAN"...
  • Page 19: Pc Settings For Remote Operation By Lan Connection

    ARCP-890. When you are connected to the TS-890S and selecting "Select Modulation Line" from the "TX/RX" menu of ARCP-890, the "Select Modulation Line" window will be displayed. Fig. 3.9: Set point of "Delay by TX to RX Transition"...
  • Page 20: Settings For Integrated Security Software

    Fig. 3.10: Windows Firewall Settings Click "Allow Access" to allow access to control command data communication and voice data communication of ARCP-890. Tips: Normally, if you do the above operation, it will not be warned during the use of ARCP-890 after that.
  • Page 21: Remote Operation By Internet Connection

    4.1. System configuration / feature of remote control by Internet connection Fig. 4.1: Remote operation by Internet connection As shown in Figure 4.1, connect the TS-890S and the PC running ARCP-890 to the Internet via the broadband router at each installation location.
  • Page 22: Ts-890S Settings For Remote Operation By Internet Connection

    KNS users can also be remotely controlled. The KNS user registers with the KNS user list of the TS-890S. The items to register are as shown in the table below. Up to 100 people can be registered. For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S.
  • Page 23: Setting Voip Input/Output Level

    4.2.5. Setting VoIP Jitter Absorption Buffer Adjust this item in the KNS menu of the TS-890S when there is a problem with the voice quality of VoIP. Selecting a shorter time reduces the audio delay but noise is more likely to occur due to missing audio packets or the like.
  • Page 24: Setting Speaker Mute

    Speaker Mute 4.2.7. Configuration for KNS Operation In the KNS menu of the TS-890S, set KNS operation (LAN connector) to "On (Internet)". For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S. Table 4.7 Configuration for KNS Operation...
  • Page 25: Configuration Of The Input Path Of Tx Audio

    Set the IP address required for operation in the network environment. The IP address setting includes automatic setting (using DHCP) and manual setting. The IP address is set in the LAN menu of the TS-890S. For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S.
  • Page 26: Arcp-890 Setting And Operation For Remote Control By Internet Connection

    * Applicable operating systems are subject to change without notice due to the end of the technical support by Microsoft Corporation or change of the product specifications. 4.3.2. Installing ARCP-890 Download and install the ARCP-890 to the PC from the KENWOOD website: http://www.kenwood.com/i/products/info/amateur/software_download.html For the installation method, refer to the guide on the download page.
  • Page 27: Settings For Connecting To Ts-890S

    As shown in the above figure, select "KNS (KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND SYSTEM) (Directly to TS-890S)" in "Connection to TS-890S". Next, to set the information such as the IP address of the TS-890S of the connection destination, click "Setting" button. The "Configure KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection"...
  • Page 28 Fig. 4.4: "Configure KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection" window Click the "Add" button to add the desired TS-890S to the connection destination list. The following "Edit KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection" window opens. Fig. 4.5: "Edit KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection" window...
  • Page 29 "Administrator" and enter "Administrator ID" and "Password". For details about the administrator, please refer to chapter "4.2.1. Administrator settings". If you are a KNS user of the TS-890S that you operate remotely, select "User" and enter "User Name" and "Password". For details about KNS users, see chapter "4.2.2. Registering KNS Users".
  • Page 30: Sound Device Selection And Voip Setting

    Select the PC's IP address at "PC IP Address". If there are multiple IP addresses on the PC to be used, select the IP address to be used for connection with the TS-890S. Clicking the "OK" button closes the "Configure KNS (Directly to TS-890S) Connection"...
  • Page 31: Connection And Disconnection To Ts-890S

    Set whether the transmission operation from ARCP-890 corresponds to SEND/PTT operation of the TS-890S or DATA SEND operation. In order to operate with the contents set in TS-890S in the chapter "4.2.9. Configuration of the Input Path of TX Audio", set "DATA SEND"...
  • Page 32: Setting The Delay By Tx To Rx Transition

    As shown in the above figure, select "DATA SEND" for "TX Operation for use in ARCP-890". For the setting of the modulation line, the contents set in TS-890S are displayed as they are in the chapter "4.2.9. Configuration of the Input Path of TX Audio". As shown in the figure above, when sending by DATA SEND (PF), make sure "LAN"...
  • Page 33: Network Settings For Remote Control By Internet Connection

    ARCP-890. When you are connected to the TS-890S and selecting "Select Modulation Line" from the "TX/RX" menu of ARCP-890, the "Select Modulation Line" window will be displayed. Fig. 4.9: Set point of "Delay by TX to RX Transition"...
  • Page 34: Broadband Router Settings

    CATV network is required. (1Mbps min. recommended.) It is necessary to be able to use the protocols (TCP and UDP) and ports  used for remote control of the TS-890S. *2 A global IP address is required. *2, *3 ...
  • Page 35: Pc Settings For Remote Operation By Internet Connection

    Incorrect broadband router settings may stop the network or enable illegal external  access to the network. Take thorough precautions when changing the settings. JVC KENWOOD Corporation does not offer support for customer PCs and networks.  4.5. PC settings for remote operation by Internet connection 4.5.1.
  • Page 36: Settings For Integrated Security Software

    Fig. 4.10: Windows Firewall Settings Click "Allow Access" to allow access to control command data communication and voice data communication of ARCP-890. Tips: Normally, if you do the above operation, it will not be warned during the use of ARCP-890 after that.
  • Page 37: Remote Operation Via The Internet By Conventional System

    When remotely operating the TS-890S via the Internet, the system described in Chapter 4 uses the VoIP function and the user 's login authentication function built in the TS-890S. In this system, the TS-890S is connected directly to the Internet, but you can also select a conventional system connecting the TS-890S to the Internet via a PC (Host PC) installed in the host station.
  • Page 38: Ts-890S Settings In Conventional System

    Connect TS-890S and the host PC with analog audio cable. To connect the PC's audio output line to pin 11 (ANI) of the ACC 2 connector and PC audio input line to pin 3 (ANO) of the ACC 2 connector, make the connection cable referring to the figure below.
  • Page 39: Setting Speaker Mute

    Speaker Mute 5.2.4. Configuration for KNS Operation In the KNS menu of the TS-890S, set KNS operation (LAN connector) to "On (Internet)". For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S. Table 5.4 Configuration for KNS Operation...
  • Page 40: Setting The Acc 2 Audio Input / Output Level

    PC of the remote station. If it can not be adjusted with the PC, adjust with the menu of the TS-890S. For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S.
  • Page 41: Setting The Tx Monitor Level

    Set the IP address required to communicate with the ARHP-890. The IP address setting includes automatic setting (using DHCP) and manual setting. The IP address is set in the LAN menu of the TS-890S. For the operation method, refer to the operation manual of the TS-890S.
  • Page 42: Installing Arhp-890

    * Applicable operating systems are subject to change without notice due to the end of the technical support by Microsoft Corporation or change of the product specifications. 5.3.2. Installing ARHP-890 Download and install the ARHP-890 to the PC from the KENWOOD website: http://www.kenwood.com/i/products/info/amateur/software_download.html For the installation method, refer to the guide on the download page.
  • Page 43 Fig. 5.4: "Settings" window As shown in the above figure, select "LAN Connector" in "Connection to TS-890S". Next, to set the information such as the IP address of the TS-890S of the connection destination, click "Setting" button. The "Configure LAN Connection" window opens.
  • Page 44 Select the PC's IP address at "PC IP Address". If there are multiple IP addresses on the PC to be used, select the IP address to be used for connection with the TS-890S. Click the "Add" button to add the desired TS-890S to the connection destination list. The following "Edit LAN Connection" window opens.
  • Page 45: Setting Kns

    Click the "OK" button to close the "Settings" window. 5.3.4. Setting KNS Follow the procedure below to configure the remote station user to connect to the TS-890S via the ARHP-890 from the Internet. When you select "Configure KNS" in "Tools" menu of ARHP-890, "Configure KNS" window...
  • Page 46 For "Session time", set the maximum connection time for remote operation. In "VoIP" setting, select "Not use VoIP" because built-in VoIP is not used when using ARVP-10. Click the "Configure KNS User" button to register the user accessing TS-890S from a remote station. The "Configure KNS User" window opens.
  • Page 47 Fig. 5.9: "Configure KNS User" window Click the "Add" button. The "Edit KNS User" window opens. Fig. 5.10: "Edit KNS User" window Enter "User Name", "Password", "Retype Password" and "Description". "Description" will enter a description about the user (optional). To allow this user to receive only the reception, check "Allow this user to RX only". If you want to temporarily disable access from this user, check "Disable this user".
  • Page 48: Connection And Disconnection To Ts-890S

    5.3.5. Connection and disconnection to TS-890S When you click the "Connect" button in the main window of ARHP-890, the indicator will light green and the ARHP-890 connects to TS-890S and starts communication. You can disconnect by clicking the "Connect" button during connection.
  • Page 49: Confirming The Ip Address

    IP address in advance. The IP address of the PC can be confirmed with ARHP-890. Refer to the chapter "5.3.3. Settings for connecting to TS-890S". You can confirm by "PC IP address" displayed in the "Configure LAN Connection" window in Figure 5.5.
  • Page 50: Installing Arcp-890

    After starting the ARCP-890, select "Settings" in the "Tool" menu, then the "Settings" window opens. Tips: When ARCP-890 is started for the first time, "Initial setting" window opens automatically, you can make settings to connect to TS-890S in this window. The setting items are the same as those in the "Settings" window.
  • Page 51 Fig. 5.12: "Settings" Window As shown in the above figure, select "KNS (KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND SYSTEM) (Via ARHP-890)" in "Connection to TS-890S". Next, to set the information such as the IP address of ARHP-890 of the connection destination, click "Setting" button. The "Configure KNS (Via ARHP-890) Connection" window...
  • Page 52 Fig. 5.13: "Configure KNS (Via ARHP-890) Connection" window Click the "Add" button to add the desired ARHP-890(Host station) to the connection destination list. The following "Edit KNS (Via ARHP-890) Connection" window opens. Fig. 5.14: "Edit KNS (Via ARHP-890) Connection" window Enter an arbitrary name for "Connection Name".
  • Page 53 For "User Name" and "Password", enter the user ID and the password set at the "Edit KNS User" window in chapter "5.3.4. Setting KNS". In "Description", if there are several TS-890S to be operated remotely, etc., fill in the information on installation location etc. It does not matter without filling in.
  • Page 54: Connection And Disconnection To Ts-890S

    5.4.4. Connection and disconnection to TS-890S When you click the "Connect" button in the main window of ARCP-890, the indicator will light green and communication with the TS-890S will start. You can disconnect by clicking the "Connect" button during connection.
  • Page 55: Setting The Delay By Tx To Rx Transition

    As shown in the above figure, select "DATA SEND" for "TX Operation for use in ARCP-890". For the setting of the modulation line, the contents set in TS-890S are displayed as they are in the chapter "5.2.6. Configuration of the Input Path of TX Audio". As shown in the figure above, when sending by DATA SEND (PF), make sure "ACC 2"...
  • Page 56: Settings Of Arvp-10 In Conventional System

    "Select Modulation Line" window. 5.5. Settings of ARVP-10 in conventional system 5.5.1. Installing ARVP-10 Download and install the ARVP-10 to the Host PC and the Remote PC from the KENWOOD website: http://www.kenwood.com/i/products/info/amateur/software_download.html For the installation method, refer to the guide on the download page. ARVP-10H and...
  • Page 57: Setting Arvp-10

    CATV network is required. (1Mbps min. recommended.) It is necessary to be able to use the protocols (TCP and UDP) and ports  used for remote control of the TS-890S. *2 A global IP address is required. *2, *3 ...
  • Page 58 This setting depends on the call method of the broadband router manufacturer, and may be "Port forwarding", "IP masquerade", "Port conversion", "NAT address conversion", etc. Refer to the user manual for the broadband router used. ● Settings for the broadband router at the host station Set the following to the host station's broadband router.
  • Page 59: Pc Settings In Conventional System

    Incorrect broadband router settings may stop the network or enable illegal external  access to the network. Take thorough precautions when changing the settings. JVC KENWOOD Corporation does not offer support for customer PCs and networks.  5.7. PC settings in conventional system 5.7.1.
  • Page 60: Settings For Integrated Security Software

    5.7.2. Settings for integrated security software When using integrated security software, it is necessary to set it so as not to disturb ARHP-890 and ARVP-10 communication. Please refer to the instruction manual of your integrated security software and set it.
  • Page 61: Limitations

    Strings entered using the keyboard are collated for transmit operations. ● If the USB audio function is used for the audio communication between PC and TS-890S, in principle, delays occur in audio transmission. Moreover, it may cause sound break depending on PC performance and operating environment etc.
  • Page 62: Cautions

    7. Cautions ● For using the remote operations that described in this document, it is necessary to set and change the open broadband router port, Windows firewall functions, and comprehensive security software. Furthermore, it is the customer's responsibility to handle security when using this system. If you do not have confidence in the settings, we recommended you stop using the system.
  • Page 63: Frequently Asked Questions

    8. Frequently Asked Questions This section introduces questions that have been asked to date, and subjects verified by JVC KENWOOD Corporation. ■Installation Question Answer When the KNS connection is via the internet, When the KNS connection is via the internet, cannot use KNS unless I obtain a global IP a global IP address is required.
  • Page 64 Can you listen to side tone when keying in CW It is possible to hear the side tone. mode? The port number used by the TS-890S seems You cannot change the port number used by to be TCP: 60000 for command the TS-890S.
  • Page 65 ARCP-890. ・ For connection directly connected to TS-890S, select "KNS (KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND SYSTEM) (Directly to TS-890S)" in “ Connection to the TS-890S” and check whether the PC IP address is correctly selected. Confirm that "Connect to" is selected...
  • Page 66 Firewall exception. ■Operations Question Answer Can I use ARCP-590G, ARCP-990, ARCP-590, Use the ARCP-890 for the TS-890S. ARCP-480 or ARCP-2000? The ARCP-590G is exclusively for TS-590SG. The ARCP-990 is exclusively for TS-990S. The ARCP-590 is exclusively for TS-590S. The ARCP-480 is exclusively for TS-480SAT and TS-480HX.
  • Page 67 The received sound of the transceiver cannot Audio output level of the TS-890S may be too be heard from the speaker of the PC on the low. Refer to "Audio I/O level settings" in this remote station side.
  • Page 68 "Received Audio Only". When audio is input from the LAN connector of the TS-890S, set beep volume and voice guidance volume to 0. Can I put the PC in sleep mode while not It takes time to return from sleep mode.
  • Page 69 ARCP-890, it will not be modulated. in ARCP-890 and checking modulation line" in this document and check the setting. Audio input level of the TS-890S may be too low. Refer to chapter "Setting of VoIP Input/Output level" in this document and adjust the input level.
  • Page 70 When playing music or movies while using During KNS operation, all the sounds output KNS on a PC that is being used as a host from the PC are input to the TS-890S as station, that sound will be transmitted from transmitted voice.
  • Page 71: (Supplement): Faq: Explaining The Internet "Cannot Operate Transceiver

    (Supplement): FAQ: Explaining the Internet "Cannot operate transceiver" Modem Broadband Router Internet Fig. 8.1 As shown in Figure 8.1, even though only one broadband router (BBR) is visible on the network, in reality there are two. (Duplex router phenomenon.) There are multiple modems with built-in BBR functions, so when connecting such a modem as described above, there must not be two BBR paths connecting the PC to the internet.
  • Page 72 To prevent the VoIP telephone functions from stopping, stop the functions of the BBR connected to the front of the PC, and set the port required by KNS to open in the BBR built into the modem. Caution: Change any settings such as open BBR ports at your own risk. If you do not have confidence in the settings, we recommend you stop using the system.
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