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Kenwood NX-340 Protalk vs NX-340 Nexedge

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Apr 6, 2020
Just bought the nexedge NX-340 and found out that they have to be programmed via cable and windows only software.

Was wondering if anyone knew of a difference between the two versions? I know that the protalk version can self program but wanted to know if there were any other differences


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Jul 27, 2005
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The NX-340 comes un-programmed and will require programing with the software to use.

The NX-340U-16P Protalk model is pre-loaded with some itinerant UHF channels (they still require a license).
The Protalk radios will have a different firmware than the non-protalk radios, and will use a different programming software. I'm not 100% sure on the NX series protalks, but on the analog versions, the programming software will only let you pick from the pre-loaded frequencies. You can't program in whatever you want.

Other than the firmware and sticker, it's the same radio.
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