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WillB

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My TK2170 is setup to alert when my FD tones go off and the little LED light on top will flash. Is there a way to make it so where after say 10 seconds or whatever the light will stop? Right now I have to change the channel to get it and the music note symbol to stop flashing on the display. Normally its not a big deal but other times I will for get or whatever and it will just continuously flash.
 

ramal121

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Sounds like the auto reset timer in the program software is set to "off". It's in the decode section of the 2-tone window. You can enter 1 to 300 seconds for the timer, then check led, alert tone, and monitor for whatever you want to reset.
 

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OK I have another random question. Is there a difference between these 2 styles of antennas? Does one have better range then the other or is it just one is a generic brand and the other a Kenwood model?


 

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Kenwood offers a stubby and a regular helical. As far as range, my buddy and I with differing antennae tried that test but nothing conclusive came out. I use the stubby for FD work since it doesn't get in the way when its on my belt
 
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