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Kenwood TK-690/790/890 Firmware

michaelidoc

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I am probably beating a dead horse. I have a TK-690/790 and 890 and i want to upgrade the firmware. I cannot find out what the current firmware version is and i cannot find where to get any updated firmware for these radios. Any help? I tried HOLD FP1 on powerup and pressing MON but it is not showing the firmware.
 

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Can you read and write them? Make sure "Firmware Version Information" (or similar) is checked under Optional Features or the button press won't work.

TK-x90 firmware versions are split by serial number. You'll need the serial numbers to get the correct firmware.
 

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Can you read and write them? Make sure "Firmware Version Information" (or similar) is checked under Optional Features or the button press won't work.

TK-x90 firmware versions are split by serial number. You'll need the serial numbers to get the correct firmware.
Yes i can read and write just fine. Just cant see the firmware version when i go into the front panel programming mode. I have enabled that cloning and other settings in the programming when i wrote to the radio. Im also having an issue with narrowband squelch. its even set to a 10-16 squelch level im still getting feedback. Gotchya on the firmware i guess ill just have to reach out to my local kenwood dealer. Was just trying to save a couple hundred in programming fees.
 
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