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APX 7000 UHF1/7-800 Continuous beep when pressing ptt


Nov 12, 2005
When on a UHF analog freq radio will beep for about 5 seconds then beep once and quit while holding down the ptt button. Radio keys the repeater just fine. Also, it does not do this in direct mode. Only repeat.... Any ideas ?



Zip tie technician
May 27, 2019
That’s the ptt sidetone, and I’m gonna assume you have mdc1200 enabled on the channel also.


Premium Subscriber
Jan 17, 2004
Madera, CA
I had a similar problem (beep on PTT) on my xts5000. Finally found the cure. The radio was telling me that I was transmitting un-encrypted, or something to that effect. Found the flag in the CPS and programmed it out. May be a similar fix?