1. wa2chj

    VX-180 Lock Up

    I just received a "New Old Stock" Vertex VX-180 that is in mint condition - as in never put in service. I have three other VX-180s (they are all VHF), several VX-354s and several VX-459s that I manage, so I am proficient at programming using the CE software. I programmed the "new" 180 with the...
  2. wa2chj

    VX-180 Scanning

    Questions about how scanning works on VX-180. I have two channels in my scan list. Both have 2-tone alert programmed, and both channels alert with the tones. Many times I'm away from the radio, and come back to find it displaying -CALLED- as it should. My questions are... 1. When it's...
  3. wa2chj

    VX-180 On Duty option

    I have a VX-180 VHF radio that has a menu option of on/off duty. My problem is that it's grayed out, so onlu OFF duty is an option. Was this a firmware change during the life of the radio? I believe mine is a very old radio and probably a very old firmware version. Was this added to the...
  4. C

    VX-180 Programming

    So I have an old VX-180 that is no longer in service. I have never programmed a radio yet but could learn. My question is can this be programmed to use with Motorolla Talkabouts? If so can anyone point me in the right directions please. Thanks in advance