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Other Features; Specifications; Optional Accessories; Supplied Accessories - Kenwood RC-D710 Brochure

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TNC for 1200/9600bps packet communications
The RC-D710 operates as an AX.25-compliant TNC (Terminal Node
Controller) for 1200/9600bps packet communications.
(Automatic Packet Reporting System)
Connecting the RC-D710 via the optional Interface Kit (PG-5J) to a
transceiver adds APRS functionality, as provided by the TM-D710A
FM dual bander.*
Full control of TM-V71A & TM-D710A
The RC-D710 can replace the TM-V71A control panel to enable all
the features of the TM-D710A. It can also be used as the
control panel for the TM-D710A.
Large LCD with 2 backlight colors
The full dot-matrix LCD offers 2 backlight colors: amber and green.
Memory Control Program compatible
Using a PC running the MCP-2A*
can edit and manage such data as the settings for various APRS
is a registered trademark of Bob Bruninga.
*1 Since the RC-D710 connects to the data terminal of your transceiver, control of
another transceiver is not possible. Also, please be aware that Kenwood cannot
guarantee the performance of the transceiver to which the RC-D710 is connected.
*2 The MCP-2A Memory Control Program is a free download from Kenwood's website
Please note that the URL may change.

Optional Accessories

Interface Kit

Supplied Accessories

Refer to the Acrobat (PDF) file on the supplied CD-ROM for a detailed explanation of RC-D710
setup and operation. To read the PDF file you may need to install Adobe Reader
Adobe Reader
is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Memory Control Program, you
Programming Interface Cable
Cable with a 2.5 mm (1/10")
3-conductor plug (for GPS jack)
Modular plug cable (for PANEL
Line filter
Panel holder
Panel bracket
Base stand
Screw set
Instruction manual
(English/Spanish & French)
CD-ROM (For a detailed
explanation on the operation)
Warranty Card
on your PC.
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Other Features

NMEA-0183 GPS receiver ready
APRS station list (up to 100)
Waypoint position data output
DX cluster
connection (requires optional PG-5G programming cable)
Firmware upgrading possible


Operating voltage
Current drain
Operating temperature range
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Without protrusions
With protrusions
Weight (approx.)
Models supported for use with the RC-D710
TM-V71A, TM-D710A, TM-D700A, TM-V708A, TM-G707A, TM-V7A, TM-733A,
TM-255A, TM-455A
The RC-D710 works with transceivers equipped with a data terminal and capable of 1200/9600bps packet
communications; however, Kenwood cannot guarantee the performance of the transceiver.
Control Panel
APRS weather station ready
APRS message transmission/
Packet monitor
8-pin mini-DIN socket for PC
10V (supplied via PG-5J)
Less than 450mA
-20˚C ~ +60˚C
6.10 x 2.76 x 1.50 in. (155 x 70 x 38 mm)
6.14 x 2.80 x 2.20 in. (156 x 71 x 56 mm)
0.7 lbs. (0.3 kg)
ADS#45507 Printed in USA



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