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Kenwood TK-2140 Scan lockup

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Premium Subscriber
Jul 16, 2020
I support a local volunteer LEO agency that just bought several Kenwood TK-2140 radios, several of them have an issue that when they are put into scan mode they will not allow you to turn the scan off by pushing the button. the only way to clear the radio is to power down, when it comes back up it works fine as long as you don't push the scan button. I have compared the programing and firmware on the radios that work vs the ones that have issues and they are all the same.
Any ideas?


I ♥ Ø
Jul 27, 2005
LATA 722
What level firmware are the radios running?

And if you don't mind me asking, what the heck is a "volunteer LEO agency"?


Aug 22, 2006
Do you have more than 1 channel in the scan list? We've had a problem like this in the past.

I want to volunteer as a LEO, how do we casually become a King's man?
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