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Kenwood TK-430 programming?

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Hi, I am looking for any help or information I can get on a Kenwood TK-430. I have a new radio that I can not program. I have two versions of the programming software, version 1.00 and version 1.10, and a KPG-22 programming cable. I have a Dell Inspiron 3000 233 Mhz laptop, that will program my TK-250, TK-350, and TK-353 just fine. When I try to program the TK-430, the LED will blink red for a second and go off, and I get a check connection error message. This happens when I try to read or write the radio. The radio has UNPG in the display when I turn it on. I have tried everything that I know. If anyone can help I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance for any help I may get here!!!
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Have you manually put the radio in programming mode before sending the program? If not, to do this you press and hold the "A" button while turning the radio on, continue holding the "A" button for 2-3 seconds after turning it on then release. The display should then read "PROG" and the radio is ready to receive programming.
 

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Kenwood tk-430

Thanks LTR!!!!!! That did the trick.....I did not know how to go into PROG mode..... Thanks once again!!!!!!!
 

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KENWOOD TK-430 programming OK, I can now read and write to the radio, but now the display reads TEST.... not sure what this means. Other than this, the radio is working.....any ideas? Thanks!
 

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TK-430 Programming....

Donnie, it is a type 1......What is the difference between the type 1 and type 2 ? Thanks
 
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