VHF/UHF Dual Band Handheld with GPS

This Dual Band Amateur radio is packed with convenient features and the advantage of a digital transceiver with D-STAR, APRS support. Featuring colour transflective TFT display that offers excellent visibility in day or night. Plus, built-in GPS and Bluetooth support, as well as Micro USB and microSD/SDHC this radio is ready to harness the exciting developments in radio communications.
  • TH-D74E
  • TH-D74E
  • TH-D74E
  • TH-D74E
  • TH-D74E
  • TH-D74E
  • TH-D74E
  • TH-D74E

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Key Features

Compatible with the APRS communication protocol, which allows real-time two-way data transmission by using packet communications. This stand-alone device provides enjoyment of communications that make use of a variety of features, including sharing of local and GPS positional information and message exchange.
Compatible with D-STAR, the amateur radio communications network that has both voice and data modes. Both local and international communications are possible through diverse operations including simplex communications, single repeater relay communications and inter-repeater gateway communications.
Wideband and multimode reception
Built-in IF filter for comfortable reception
IF output mode
High-performance DSP voice processing
Tough weatherproofing meeting IP54/55 standards
Easily understandable pop-up screens
Built-in GPS

Supplied With

AntennaYes, , Ferrite Bar Antenna suitable for receiving mid- and low-HF bands
BatteryYes, , KNB-75L - Li-ion battery (1800 mAh)
Belt ClipYes
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, , for belt clip
USB CableYes, , USB-A to Micro-USB-A cable

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, , KISS TNC
Built-in GPSYes
Built-in microSD/SDHCYes
Built-in micro-USBYes, , USB Serial, USB Audio Output, Mass Storage
Built-in BluetoothYes, , HSP, SPP
ClockYes, , Time/Date Function
CTCSS Encoder/DecoderYes, , Choice of 50 tones
CW Band WidthYes
CW Pitch FrequencyYes
CW ReverseYes
DCS Encoder/DecoderYes, , Choice of 104 digital tones
Detect Signal OutputYes
Direct Frequency EntryYes
DTMF MemoryYes, , 10 channels, 16 digits
Dual ReceiveYes, , VHFxUHF, VHFxVHF or UHFxUHF
ECHOLINK Memory Dialer ChannelsYes
Firmware Upgradeable via USB PortYes
FM RadioYes
Front Panel KeyPadYes
High-Quality Front SpeakerYes
IF 12 kHZ OutputYes, , to USB Audio, 2-pin Jack
Key Beep On/OffYes
Key LockYes
LCD Background ColorYes, , B/W
Memory Channel Lock-outYes
Memory Channels with Alpha-tagging1000 Memory Channels
Memory Shift FunctionYes
Menu System for individual set-upYes
Meter TypeYes, , 3 types
Monitor FunctionYes
Multiple Scan FunctionsYes
Multi-scroll KeyYes
Packet Operation - AX25 and KISS ModeYes, , KISS mode only
PC Programmable MemoriesYes
PC Radio Control Program (Option)Yes
Power-On MessageYes
Programmable Function KeysYes, , 2 keys (PF1, PF2)
QSO LogYes
RX Audio EqualizerYes, , 5 bands
Selectable Repeater OffsetsYes
Separate Squelch for A and B BandsYes
SSB/CW/AM ReceptionYes
SSB Hi-cut FilterYes
AM Hi-cut FilterYes
Simultaneous 2 frequency RXYes
Time-Out TimerYes
TX Audio EqualizerYes, , 4 bands
TX/RX Audio RecordingYes, , microSD/SDHC
USB PortYes, , built-in Micro-USB Port
Voice Message MemoryYes
Voice GuidanceYes
Wide/Narrow Deviation SelectionYes
Wide Band ReceptionYes

Amateur Portable Specification

RF Output Power - 13.8 VYes
RF Output Power (approx.) - High5 W
RF Output Power (approx.) - Mid2 W
RF Output Power (approx.) - Low0.5 W
RF Output Power (approx.) - E. Low0.05 W
Frequency Range - RX - VHF136 - 174 MHz
Frequency Range - RX - UHF410 - 470 MHz
Frequency Range - Band-BRX: 0.1 - 76, 76 - 108 MHz (WFM)
108 - 524 MHz
Frequency Range - TX - VHF144 - 146 MHz
Frequency Range - TX - UHF430 - 440 MHz
ModeTX: F3E, F2D, F1D, F7W
RX: F3E, F2D, F1D, F7W, J3E, A3E, A1A
Frequency Stability+/- 2.0 ppm
13.8 V DC-In FacilityYes, (use PG-2W or PG-3J)
Antenna Impedance - 50 OhmYes
Microphone Impedance2 kOhm
Operating Temperature Range-10 °C to +50 °C with standard battery
Operating VoltageDC-IN: DC 11.0 - 15.9 V (STD: DC 13.8 V)
BATT: DC 6.0 - 9.6 V (STD: DC 7.4 V)
Receiver CircuitryF3E, F2D, F1D, F7W: Double Super Heterodyne
J3E, A3E, A1A: Triple Super Heterodyne
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-A - 1st IF57.15 MHz
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-A - 2nd IF450 kHz
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-B - 1st IF58.05 MHz
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-B - 2nd IF450 kHz
Receiver Intermediate Frequency - Band-B - 3rd IFJ3E, A3E, A1A: 10.8 kHz
Receiver Sensitivity - Main & Sub BandsAmateur Band
FM / NFM 144 MHz Band-A: 0.18 / 0.22 uV
FM / NFM 144 MHz Band-B: 0.19 / 0.24 uV
FM / NFM 430 MHz Band-A: 0.18 / 0.22 uV
FM / NFM 430 MHz Band-A: 0.20 / 0.25 uV
DV PN9 / GMSK 4.8 kbps, BER 1% 144 MHz Band-A: 0.20 uV / 0.22 uV
DV PN9 / GMSK 4.8 kbps, BER 1% 430 MHz Band-B: 0.22 uV / 0.24 uV
SSB 10 dB S/N Band-A: 0.16 uV
AM 10 dB S/N Band-B: 0.50 uV
Receiver SquelchBand-A: 0.18 uV
Band-B: 0.25uV
Receiver Spurious Rejection144 MHz - Band-A: 50 dB or more
430 MHZ - Band-A: 50 dB or more
144 MHz - Band-B: 45 dB or more
430 MHz - Band-B: 40 dB or more
Receiver IF RejectionBand-A: 60 dB or more
Band-B: 55 dB or more
Receiver Channel Selectivity-6 dB: 12 kHz or more
-50 dB: 30 kHz or less
Receiver Audio Output7.4 V, 10% Dist.
400 mW or more / 8 Ohm
Transmitter Maximum Frequency DeviationFM: +/- 5.0 kHz
Transmitter ModulationFM: Reactance Modulation
DV: GMSK Reactance Modulation
Transmitter Modulation DeviationFM: +/- 5.0 kHz
NFM: +/- 2.5 kHz
Transmitter Spurious EmissionsHI / MID: -60 dBc or less
L: -50 dBc or less
EL: -40 dBc or less
DimensionsW x H x D
with KNB-75L: 56.0 x 119.8 x 33.9 mm
with KNB-74L: 56.0 x 119.8 x 29.3 mm
with KBP-9: 56.0 x 119.8 x 36.0 mm
- Projections not included -
Weight (with battery)with KNB-75L: 345 g (w/ antenna, belt clip)
with KNB-74L: 315 g (w/ antenna, belt clip)
with KBP-9: 360 g (w/ antenna, belt clip, AAAx6 battery)

APRS Features

Alert on Special CallYes
APRS Data OutputYes, , to a PC via the USB Port or Bluetooth
Auto Message ReplyYes
Decay AlgorithmYes
Message MemoryYes, , 100 Messages
New-N ParadigmYes
Packet Data OutputYes, Yes, to a PC via the USB Port or Bluetooth
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
TX Object, Item PacketYes
User PhrasesYes
Visible Message NotificationsYes

D-STAR Features

DV ModeYes
DV Fast ModeYes, , USB Interface or Bluetooth
DR ModeYes
Communication ModeYes
Communication Mode - DirectYes
Communication Mode - Single RepeaterYes
Communication Mode - ZoneYes
Communication Mode - GatewayYes
Communication Mode - RefrectorYes
Repeater List, Import/ExportYes
Repeater InformationYes
Callsign List, Import/ExportYes
Near Repeater Stattion Select/ScanYes
Access Repeater SelectYes
Gateway Route SelectYes
Select TO StationYes
TX MessageYes
GPS TX ModeYes
GPS Sentense TX SelectYes
GPS Auto TX for Target StationYes
Detect FM on DV ModeYes
RX Popup MessageYes
Direct ReplyYes
Standby BeepYes
Code SQYes
Auto ReplyYes
Auto Reply Voice SelectYes
RX HistoryYes
TX HistoryYes
Late Entry ReceiveYes
Packet Loss DisplayYes
Digital Monitor (MONI Key)Yes
Car Chank DisplayYes

Applicable Standards