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HT1000 beeping

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Jun 23, 2006
Area C
What am I doing when I do the following? The ABC Switch is in any posistion, if i turn the radio on, press the squelch 5 times, it beeps once, then hold down the squelch, it beeps 2 more times, then every button/knob i hit beeps. The louder or lower I turn the volume button, the louder/lower the beep gets..

Vid of it I made:



Database Admin
Jun 5, 2002
Hubert, NC
You put the radio into "Test" mode. That is pretty much how you find out what version of firmware, serial number, model number, flashcode, etc. that a radio has in it (if it has a display). However, the HT1000 never came with a display.


FAIL 01/93
Premium Subscriber
Sep 15, 2004
New York, NY
Test mode has 2 different "sub-modes", RF test and CH test...you put it into CH test mode, basically its beeping to tell you that the knobs, switches and buttons are functioning. RF test mode is usually used by a radio shop, MSS or depot when tuning or testing the RF functionality of the radio.
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