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Field Programming for Kenwood TK-370 | Radioaficion Ham Radio

Field Programming for Kenwood TK-370

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The Kenwood TK-370 is a versatile 32 channel portable radio, capable to deliver up to 5W in UHF from 380 MHz up to 500 MHz. Of course, with some tuning in the front end receiving section...
You can use KPG-27D software (DOS based) or you can choose the easy way for programming from the keyboard.

Here is the algorithm for keyboard programming:

To enter in the programming sequence, press and hold (light) & (dial) while turning on radio.

Hold until (SEL) appears on the display.

You can choose three sets of menu items, depending on what key is pressed after entering into programming mode.
To advance in the menu items, press PTT. At the end of the menu commands set, will be shown on the LCD.

Pressing (SCN) allows you to program the following

1. Monitor Key
Off = off
1 = Monitor momentary
2 = Monitor Lock
3 = Squelch off momentary

2. Scan Key
Off = off
Co = carrier operate
To = Time operate

3. Dial Key
Off = off
On = enable

4. TA key
TA = talkaround
RV = Reverse
Off

5. Lo Key
On
Off

6. Priority
None
1 = fixed
2 = selected

7. Fixed Priority Channel
Turn selector to channel

8. Look back time A
Turn selector to time in seconds

9. Look back time B
Turn selector to time in seconds

10. Revert Channel
1 = Selected
2 = Last Call
3 = Last used
4 = Selected + Talkback
5 = Priority
6 = Priority + Talkback

11. Tx Dwell time
Turn selector to time in seconds

12. Drop out delay
Turn selector to time in seconds

13. Time out timer
Turn selector to time in seconds

14. Tot Pre-alert
Turn selector to time in seconds

15. Tot Rekey time
Turn selector to time in seconds

16. Tot reset time
Turn selector to time in seconds

17. Squelch Level
Turn selector to Squelch

18. Beep tone
On
Off

19. Signalling
And
Or

20. Battery Save
On
Off

21. Selectable QT
On
Off

22. Clr to transpond
On
Off

23. Del/ Add
On
Off

Pressing (Dial) allows programming of:

DTMF

24. digit time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

25. inter digit time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

26. First digit time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

27. Rise time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

28. Rise time with QT
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

29. PTT ID
Off
1 = connect
2 = disconnect
3 = Both

30. Dial ID
On
Off

31. Connect ID

32. Disconnect ID

33. # of DTMF keys on Keypad
12
16

34. DTMF hold time
On
Off

35. Store & send
On
Off

36. D key assignment
Turn selector to D or time in seconds for pause

37. Dtmf Signaling
Off
1 = code squelch
2 = Selective Call

38. Intermediate Code
OFF
A
B
C
D
E
F

39. Group Code
OFF
A
B
C
D
E
F

40. Auto Reset time
Turn selector for time in Seconds
41. Call Alert/ Transpond
Off
1 =
2 =
3
4
5

42. Transpond
On
Off

Pressing (TA) will allow you to program Frequencies

Use selector to choose channel
Press PTT

Enter Rx frequency using:
- the Selector Knob to change kHz;
- the Selector Knob + (light) to change MHz.

If no channel is Shown press the (LO) button.
Press PTT

Enter Rx CTCSS code
Press PTT

Enter Tx Frequency as above
Press PTT

Enter Tx CTCSS code
Press PTT

1. Option Signal
Off
1 = DTMF
2 = 2-Tone

2. PTT ID
On
Off

3. Add/ Del

4. Busy Tx

5. Clock frequency shift

6. Power
Hi
Low


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