Kenwood TM-D710A Cross Band Repeater Setup

Ensure TNC is OFF
Set Band A (left) to a VHF frequency
Set Band B (right) to a UHF frequency
Set CTCSS, DCS or DTCS on
Set UHF low power
Go to REPEATER Menu and select
Go to Menu 403 and select CROSS BAND, then BACK
Go to menu 404 and verify TX Hold is OFF, then BACK
Go to menu 405 and if callsign is not shown, enter callsign, then BACK
Go to menu 406 and Set REPEATER ID TX ON, then BACK
Note menus 403, 404, 405 and 406 are one-time setups
Escape to get out of all menus back to normal display
PM’s are great, however if you use them, you must save the cross-band repeat setup in a PM or when you power off then on to start cross-band repeat, it won’t work, you’ll still be in normal mode. Or turn PM off.
Press Power Off
Press Tone and hold, then power ON and you’re in Cross-Band Repeat!
*Note that the D-710A has a fixed time out of 3 minutes when in this mode!*
*So, if the repeater you are listening to does not completely drop between*
*transmissions, your radio will time out and stop transmitting at 3 minutes.*

Press Power Off
Press Tone and hold, then power ON
CBR is now off

The radio will CW ID using the callsign from menu 405 on both bands at 10 minute intervals

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