RRC-1258MkIIs TS-590 Twin

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Finally we can now release a beta version of the firmware  for the Remoterig RRC-1258MkIIs to support Kenwood TS-590 in a twin setup like we have done for Elecraft and Yaesu before

The TS-590 twin concept can be setup with the ordinary RRC-1258MkIIs, you only need new firmware and cables.

The overall functionality is very good, most functions are working except the SWR/ALC/COMP meter which can’t be controlled via CAT, We hope Kenwood will implement support for this. The lack of SWR  readings makes the use of autotuner a bit difficult but if you use a PC-control software in parallel you can see the  SWR/ALC/COMP meters there. 

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Setup

Set both TS-590 CAT baudrate to 19200 baud (menu 56)

Important !

If you want to use the Auto Tuner connect small Dummy loads on the Control-TS-590 as it will transmit during the Autotune sequence

 

Strapping

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The most important radio settings (example)  Drawings for the cables

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 Download schematics for the cables

 

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