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Baofeng Btech dmr 6x2 volume problem.

KK4ELO

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I bought this radio around a year and a half ago. Soon after I noticed the problem. With the volume at its absolute minimum when scanning, all is good. But, if I stop scanning to monitor traffic, after a certain amount of time, the audio jumps to wide open. Then I have to either start scan again or power cycle to get the volume back down. Sent the radio back to btech, they couldn't replicate the problem but sent a new radio anyway. New radio does the same thing. Ok, so I made a new codeplug, still does it. Even downloaded a widely used codeplug from a local group and still have the problem. Any ideas?
 

KK4ELO

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I guess I give up. I'll just have to leave it on scan with the channel I want and one dead frequency. I even created a totally new code plug from scratch and it still does it.
 

w2txb

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Firmware update, perhaps? The latest one was released 7/7/2020 and is version 2.03.

I just ordered one yesterday, so I can't offer any other suggestions yet. I was just browsing the forums to see what fun I can look forward to with this radio.
I just noticed that, as of May (2021), the 2.04 software/firmware/etc. package is available for download... I was told there are some bug fixes, but not sure their specific nature.
 

KK4ELO

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I'm updated to the 2.04 and still have the problem. It doesn't matter what channel it's on, if it sits parked on any channel for a few minutes I have to change channels and go back to get the volume back to normal. The only way to keep it from happening that I've found is have both main and sub band on with the other on a fairly quiet channel. I've gave up on it. I've tried everything. Even got a new radio.
 
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