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Narrowband Issue with VX 824

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So I have a few (3) VX 824-G7-5 that are doing some odd things when I program them into narrowband. The radios worked fine in wideband and are part of a larger grouping of radios 45+ all same model. When I program the radios into narrow they tx fine but they do not rx at all, they rx nothing. The signal strength indicator remains at 0 and the LED blinks green indicating a busy channel which I know not to be true. If I change to 25 or 20 spacing it works just fine both tx and rx. The only change being made to the radio is the narrowband. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
 
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I know this is an old thread, but I fixed a similar problem by re-doing the deviation on the PL/DPL side of things... radio was not decoding.. therefore light blinking... but no audio circuit opens up....dt
 
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Verify by setting one of the side buttons to Monitor and then check the radio for RX audio, with monitor enabled. Most common issue with the VX-820 units, they are not transmitting the TPL or DPL code properly, especially when using a external microphone.

Current firmware v1.98

This is still an open complaint with VS engineering.
 
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