Kenwood TM-D710GA as an Echolink node

Discussion in 'Echolink/IRLP Tech Board' started by W3VVV, Apr 12, 2020.

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  1. W3VVV

    W3VVV Ham Member QRZ Page

    I'm trying to set up a Kenwood TM-D710GA as a remote Echolink repeater node (-R configuration). I've followed the instructions in the manual and I'm well versed on using Echolink. It seems that the RTS control signal is not being detected by the radio, so the radio doesn't transmit when a remote user connects in and hits the virtual "mic key" through Echolink.

    Is anyone out there using a TM-D710GA as an Echolink node in sysop mode? I'm starting to wonder if there is some step that needs to be done that isn't listed in the TM-D710GA manual to use sysop mode.
  2. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Not sure about your radio, But I believe Echolink uses CTS for PTT.
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2020
  3. W3VVV

    W3VVV Ham Member QRZ Page

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  4. K1RFD

    K1RFD Ham Member QRZ Page

    I hadn't previously seen that (thanks for the link) -- looks to be comprehensive although a few things are out of date. There is also a page on the EchoLink Web site:

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