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Field Programming the Kenwood TK-250 handheld

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Hello Everyone,

Does anyone know if it is possible to field program an old Kenwood TK-250 handheld? If so, could you please help me with some instruction or direct me to a source. I have tried googling the subject for days now to no avail.


Thank you for any advice,

Randy
 

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Hello Everyone,

Does anyone know if it is possible to field program an old Kenwood TK-250 handheld? If so, could you please help me with some instruction or direct me to a source. I have tried googling the subject for days now to no avail.


Thank you for any advice,

Randy
I believe only the (G) models have this. The profile has to be set via software. Programming is kludgy at best. I did find instructions on web a few years ago. I think you also lose some memory channels.

heres something.
http://forums.radioreference.com/kenwood-forum/146169-tk-350-programming.html (same radio but UHF version)
 
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Thank you KB8KOJ. That link helped me a lot. I have been able to field program in frequencies. Now my problem is trying to program 146.98500 repeater. The repeater has a -600 offset. I can program in 146.25000 and talk, I just can't receive. If anyone has any suggestions it would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks again,
Randy KC0KPV
 
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Field Programming the Kenwood TK-250 handheld Reply to Thread

My Bad, all I needed to do was change talk frequency to146.38500 and go outside with my handheld TK-250, then I could talk and receive.

Thanks again,
Randy KC0KPV
 
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