TS-Control for Kenwood 4+

TS-890 remote Control

Marcus Roskosch

    • $99.99



Master your Kenwood TS-890 transceiver from anywhere! Explore advanced SDR features and digital modes directly on your Mac

TS-Control for Kenwood is an innovative Software Defined Radio (SDR) client designed specifically for macOS users, allowing comprehensive control and operation of an TS-890 Transceiver. Developed to maximize the capabilities of the TS-890, this app is your gateway to operating your transceiver seamlessly, both locally and remotely via the internet.


■ Full Control Anywhere: Operate your TS-890 transceiver locally at home or from anywhere in the world with an internet connection without additional hard- or software.

■ Integrated Digital Modes: Use built-in tools for FT8, FT4, PSK, CW, and RTTY and Weather FAX without the need for external software.

■ Logging: Maintain a comprehensive logbook with automatic logging, ADIF import/export, and seamless log submissions via LOTW and QRZ.com.

■ Dual VFO and Waterfalls: Manage dual VFO settings and view real-time dual waterfall displays for detailed frequency insights (dependent on transceiver capabilities).

■ DX-Cluster and Alerts: Stay updated with DX-Cluster integration and personalized alerts for desired callsigns, DXCCs, States or others.

■ Visual and Interactive Features: View radio spots in the waterfall display, check band limits, and see callsigns on a map complete with directional data.

■ CW Operation: Offers unique CW capabilities not supported by Kenwood, including remote CW transmission via keyboard or a hardware paddle connected to your Mac’s USB port.

■ Enhanced Compatibility: Native support for both Apple Silicon and Intel Macs running macOS 14 (Sonoma) or newer.


- A Kenwood TS-890
- No USB cable needed or supported
- A Mac which runs at least Mac OS 14 (Sonoma)


Discover all features here: https://ham-radio-apps.com

Access the full Manual: https://go-to.me/ts-control-manual

Note: TS-Control for Kenwood is independently developed and is not affiliated with or endorsed by Kenwood Corporation.

What’s New

Version 1.08

This update contains the following changes and improvements:

◉ An issue in the DX-Cluster filter settings was fixed

◉ Wrong TX indicator when VFO-B selected was fixed

◉ A few other minor issues were fixed

Kindly use the 'CONTACT DEVELOPER' feature within the app for any issue reports or questions. I will ensure it is promptly resolved.

Your continued support and valuable feedback play a crucial role in further improving this app.


Marcus, DL8MRE

App Privacy

The developer, Marcus Roskosch, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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