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  • May 7, 2010

Launch of New Amateur Radio Products

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.

HF/50MHz All-Mode Transceiver - TS-590S (tentative naming)

Featuring a 32-bit floating-point DSP, the TS-590S will offer advanced receiver performance and an extensive range of features that make it ideal for beginner and seasoned DX’er alike. The radio’s exceptional ease of operation, true to the KENWOOD tradition, will be especially welcome for contest and mobile applications.

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

Anyone interested in these two models will be able to view product samples at:
Dayton Hamvention 2010 (Dayton, Ohio, USA, May 14-16), and
HAM RADIO 2010 (Friedrichshafen, Germany, June 25-27).

Please note that as these products are under development features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

APRS is a registered trademark of Bob Bruninga in the USA.

EchoLink is a registered trademark of Synergenics, LLC in the USA.

For further information, please contact:

  • Advertising and Publicity, Strategic Corporate Planning Division, JVC KENWOOD Holdings,Inc.
    Tel: +81-45-444-5306  Fax:+81-45-444-5319  E-mail: pr.qa@kenwood.co.jp
    Or contact your local KENWOOD PR representative in your country