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2 Tone Issue on pair of VX-414's

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I have been trying to figure out how to set up the 2 tone programming on a pair of Vertex VX-414 HT's. After searching the forum and google, I have managed to blunder my way through setting it up. All my testing was done at Low power on a locally unused MURS channel. These radios are only for personal use, and I'm only doing this because I thought the paging function would be fun to figure out (and maybe useful to grab my fiancé's attention when we're out and about).

Here is my problem. Both HT's have identical programming, having been downloaded using the same CE64 file. When the Call 1 button is activated on radio A, radio B will alert as it is supposed to. But when the same Call 1 button is activated on radio B, radio A will not alert. Reading another thread, I did try disabling the CTCSS setting, to no avail. I also tried both single and repeat modes, to no avail.

Does anyone have any suggestions or ideas? At this point I'm thinking maybe the radio B is not transmitting the tones correctly, but I have no way to verify that.
 

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Here is my problem. Both HT's have identical programming, having been downloaded using the same CE64 file. When the Call 1 button is activated on radio A, radio B will alert as it is supposed to.
I forgot to mention, I can see the green light flashing on Radio A when radio B is transmitting the tones. But it won't change to amber and activate the alert. On Radio B, the light will flash green then switch to amber once the second tone hits from Radio A. So that makes me think that either A isn't decoding the tones correctly, or B isn't transmitting an accurate set of tones...
 
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