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Old 08-22-2013, 12:27 PM
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Default frequiency not accepting

i am trying to program a frequency 173.39625 in my kenwood tk 2170 and after i type it in it changes. this is the first frequency i have seen with 8 numbers.. any help would be appreciated..
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Old 08-22-2013, 2:58 PM
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Soo.. where did you get the frequency information from?

No radio will take a xx.5 digit frequency.

xx.39625 is not a valid frequency. it would be closer to xx.3960, xx3965. can even be xx.3625

I would verfiy the frequency.
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Old 08-22-2013, 3:15 PM
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173.39625 is indeed a valid frequency. It is a shared public safety and business/industrial SCADA channel limited to 6 kHz bandwidth.
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Old 08-22-2013, 6:54 PM
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SCADA. according to the Wiki you listed, is a data telemetry system, why would you want to listen to data transmissions?
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Old 08-22-2013, 9:59 PM
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Try programming the closest 12.5 channel that the radio will accept and see if that is good enough for what you want to hear.
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Old 08-23-2013, 6:40 PM
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2170 Won't do 6khz. That's why.

NX200 man.
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