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TK7160H PC Control Software

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Mar 23, 2014
Hello All,
I've seen some PC Control Software out there for the Kenwood Base Models. I'm using the TK7160H as a base radio in my home for amateur use. I have the radio connected to my pc via a USB cable. I was just wondering if there was any software out there for it to control it via the pc.


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Jun 9, 2006
Southeastern Michigan
I doubt it. They have programming software, but remoting LMR radios is typically done via tones or DC controls.

I would be interested to see if there is, especially as that would be useful for something I am trying to get set up.

As a side note, this is a mobile model, not a base. Kenwood "true" base models have a TKB-xxxx model number.

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