United Kingdom & EMEA

  • TH-D72E
  • TH-D72E
  • TH-D72E
  • TH-D72E
  • TH-D72E
  • TH-D72E

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VHF/UHF Dual Band Handheld with GPS





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Key Features

Frequency Coverage: 144-146 and 430-440 MHz TX, 118-174 and 320-524 MHz RX
1000 Memory Channels, with 8-digit alpha-tagging
5 Watt RF Output from Standard Li-Ion Battery
Built-in SiRF Star III GPS with 5000-point logger function
Built-in 1200/9600 baud TNC
Mini-USB port
SkyCommand II System
8.33 kHz steps on Airband receive
Multi-Scroll Joystick + Keypad

Supplied With

AntennaYes, Flexible Dual-band, with SMA fitting
BatteryYes, Li-Ion Battery
Belt ClipYes
CD-RomYes, Contains Detailed Instruction Manual plus USB Driver
ChargerYes, Supplied with both UK (3-pin) and EU (2-pin) mains cables
Instruction ManualYes, Printed "Basic operations" manual in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish & Dutch
Screw SetYes
USB CableYes, USB-A to USB-Mini connectors

Amateur Radio General Features

1750 Hz Tone Burst Function.Yes
8.33KHz spacing on Air BandYes
Alphanumeric LCD DisplayYes
Antenna SocketSMA
APRS Function (via built-in TNC)Yes
Auto Power OffYes
Automatic Repeater Offset (VHF)Yes
Built-in Packet TNC 1200/9600 bpsYes
Built-in GPSYes
Built-in micro-USBYes, , USB Serial with Mini-USB
Channel Display ModeYes
ClockYes, Time/Date Function
CTCSS Encoder/DecoderYes, Choice of 42 tones
DCS Encoder/DecoderYes, Choice of 104 digital tones
Direct Frequency EntryYes
DTMF MemoryYes, 10 Channels, 16 digits
Dual ReceiveYes, , VHFxUHF, VHFxVHF or UHFxUHF
Duplex OperationYes
DX Cluster Monitoring (via built-in TNC)Yes
DX Cluster Tune FunctionYes, Outputs "Tune" data to suitable Kenwood HF transceiver
ECHOLINK Memory Dialer ChannelsYes
Firmware Upgradeable via USB PortYes
Front Panel KeyPadYes
GPS Port (NMEA 0183)Yes
High-Quality Front SpeakerYes
Key Beep On/OffYes
Key LockYes
Mask Unused Band (A or B Band)Yes
Memory Channel Lock-outYes
Memory Channels with Alpha-tagging1000 Memory Channels
Memory Shift FunctionYes
Menu System for individual set-upYes
Monitor FunctionYes
Multiple Scan FunctionsYes
Multi-scroll KeyYes
Packet Operation - AX25 and KISS ModeYes
PC Programmable MemoriesYes
PC Radio Control Program (Option)Yes
Power-On MessageYes
Power-On Password ProtectionYes
Programmable Function KeysYes
Reverse Repeater CheckerYes
Selectable Repeater OffsetsYes
Separate Squelch for A and B BandsYes
Simultaneous 2 frequency RXYes
Sky Command 2Yes, In conjunction with a suitable Kenwood HF transceiver.
Time-Out TimerYes
USB PortYes, Built-in Mini-USB Port
Wide/Narrow Deviation SelectionYes

Amateur Portable Specification

RF Output Power (approx.) - High5 W
RF Output Power (approx.) - Low0.5 W
RF Output Power (approx.) - E. Low0.05 W
Frequency Range - RX - VHF118 - 174 MHz
Frequency Range - RX - UHF320 - 524 MHz
Frequency Range - Band-B118 - 174 MHz
320 - 524 MHz
Frequency Range - TX - VHF144 - 146 MHz
Frequency Range - TX - UHF430 - 440 MHz
ModeF3E, F2D, F1D
Frequency Stability+/- 5 ppm
13.8 V DC-In FacilityYes, (use PG-2W or PG-3J)
Antenna Impedance - 50 OhmYes
Microphone Impedance2 kOhm
Operating Temperature Range-20 °C to +60 °C with standard battery
Operating VoltageDC: 11.73 to 15.87 V
Receiver CircuitryDouble Super Heterodyne
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-A - 1st IF49.95 MHz
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-A - 2nd IF450 kHz
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-B - 1st IF45.05 MHz
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-B - 2nd IF455 kHz
Receiver Sensitivity - Main & Sub BandsAt 12 dB SINAD:-
Band-A - Less than 0.18 microvolts
Band-B - Less than 0.22 microvolts
Receiver SquelchLess than 0.13 uV
Receiver Channel Selectivity-6 dB: 12 kHz or more
-50 dB: 30 kHz or less
Receiver Audio Output7.4 V, 10% Dist.
300 mW or more / 8 Ohm
Transmitter Maximum Frequency DeviationFM: less than +/- 5 kHz
Transmitter Modulation DistortionLess than 3% (300 Hz to 3 kHz)
Transmitter ModulationFM: Reactance Modulation
Transmitter Modulation DeviationFM: +/- 5.0 kHz
NFM: +/- 2.5 kHz
Transmitter Spurious EmissionsLess than -60 dB
DimensionsW x H x D without projections - 58 x 121.3 x 33.2 mm
Weight (with battery)370 g (with standard battery, antenna and belt clip)

APRS Features

Alert on Special CallYes
APRS Data OutputYes, , to external GPS unit such as AvMap Geosat 5 APRS
Auto Message ReplyYes
Decay AlgorithmYes
Digipeat FunctionYes
Message MemoryYes, , 100 Messages
New-N ParadigmYes
Packet Data OutputYes, , to a PC via the USB Port
Proportional PathingYes
QSY FunctionYes
Received Packet Data Pop-upsYes
Relay Path DisplayYes
SmartBeaconing ™Yes
State/Section /Region PathingYes
Station List MemoryYes, , Lists up to 100 Stations, with filtering and sorting options
User PhrasesYes
Visible Message NotificationsYes
Weather Station FunctionYes, , can be connected to suitable Peet Bros. Ltd and Davis Ltd weather stations to receive, transmit and display various weather parameters

Applicable Standards