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Kenwood TK-7160K Radio

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Prior to me programming this radio, I didn't notice any problems with the radio. After I programmed a friend's mobile Kenwood Radio, the LCD screen started to flash and a beep sound started too. All that continued until I removed the power source, and when I plugged the radio back into the power source the flashing LCD and the beeping still continued. The radio will not allow me to reprogram it now. What can I do to stop the beeping and flashing and get it to where I can reprogram the radio?
 
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Sounds like you had an initial problem with either a usb driver or, most likely the KPG firmware itself.

Are you using the right software, I know for my TK-7360 uses KPG-135D....
then my NX700 (which looks dead similar to my 7360) uses kpg-111D(v1.4)

It is super super easy to have a little mess up like this. I though I 'briked' one of my 760HG's a while back until I found it was '1D10T error'.

Find the correct software & it will reprogram
 
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