The Kenwood TH-D72A Data Communicator is equipped with a built-in TNC (1200/9600) and provides APRS® (Automatic Packet/Position Reporting System) and there is an integrated GPS! And the TH-D72A can employed as part of Kenwood’s Skycommand System II+ when used with the TS-2000 series. The TH-D72A also offers EchoLink® memory compatibility and a mini-USB connector for enhanced computer connectivity. Features include: 1000 alpha memory channels, 9 scan modes (VFO, Program, MHz, Memory, Memory Group, Call, Tone, CTCSS, DCS), 42 CTCSS frequencies, 104 DCS (Digital Code Squelch) codes, Cross-tone, Waypoint export, DX cluster tune, Clock (date/time), Band mask, Call channel, Monitor, Auto power-off, MHz mode, Selectable frequency step, Shift, VOX, Auto repeater offset, Automatic simplex checker, and DTMF memory (10 channels, 16 digits). New advanced innovations include:1200/9600 bps packet TNC,SkyCommand APRS Firmware, Stand-alone Digipeater, Built-in High performance GPS (with KML file support from the free MCP-4A software), GPS logging – memory for up to 5000 points of track data, EchoLink Ready, MIL-STD810 and IP54 weatherproofing, 1200/9600 bps packet communications, Kiss mode, Stand-alone Digipeater and the TH-D72A can even function as an iGate when properly connected! This transceiver is sure to make ham radio operations easier and more fun for all.