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Kenwood TK-3180 UHF K3

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Gezelle007

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My Kenwood radio, for some reason, is all the sudden having receiving problems, I cant hear far away repeaters all the sudden when my Scanner and Motorola pick them up no problem, Ive gone through, reprogrammed the radio, and I still have the same problem, the signal strength meter shows that when it does receive a signal its extremely weak. Ive contacted Kenwood, but havent heard anything from them. Any ideas?
 

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O yeah, Ive tried all the portable antennas ive got, that would be about 11. But yeah Ive deprogrammed it and reprogrammed it. Ive tried chaning the squelch settings. Pretty much all I can think of on my end. Now its time for the Kenwood people to do their part.
 

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Check your tuning.
Thanks cowboy, when I checked the tuning, I realized that for some reason, when I reprogrammed the radio after adding some frequencies, it didnt change to 450-520, so it programmed tuning for a 400-470 model. It never even gave me the model difference warning. But I reprogrammed it to the K3 Specs and its workin fine now. Thanks guys.
 

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Thanks cowboy, when I checked the tuning, I realized that for some reason, when I reprogrammed the radio after adding some frequencies, it didnt change to 450-520, so it programmed tuning for a 400-470 model. It never even gave me the model difference warning. But I reprogrammed it to the K3 Specs and its workin fine now. Thanks guys.
I have done the same thing a handful of times. You are welcome.
 
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