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Keynote pager programming cable/cradle

wx5atx1

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I have several keynote pagers that I want to see what the a tone and b tones are in them, crystals on eBay to change frequency but I cannot find anything on a programming device or if anyone has made there own. Any input would be appreciated
 

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If it takes crystals, you're going to need reeds for the tones I believe.
 

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Op is correct - Keynote uses crystals for frequency - same ones as Minitor 2 I believe. Tones are programmed by PPS and a programming cradle. I have looked in the past and never found a DIY plan for a programmer.
 

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Op is correct - Keynote uses crystals for frequency - same ones as Minitor 2 I believe. Tones are programmed by PPS and a programming cradle. I have looked in the past and never found a DIY plan for a programmer.
Ok thanks for the reply, maybe one day there will be one but I’ll just send them off to get the tones changed if I need
 

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No squelch circuit - only open squelch with push of monitor button. There is/was and after market kit available to add monitor mode to them.
 

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Since my 20 year recollection is fuzzy, I also believe Motorola Radius had a model PR3000 or something that was a twin. I'll bet Steve knows !
 

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Radius PR3000 was the twin to the Keynote- PR3000 had White letters on the label and the Keynote had Gold. Still have a PR3000 around here somewhere
 

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I have a pr3000 as well it has a 45.00 MHz if in it.. what’s the difference between that and the keynote?
 

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The PR3000 was part of the Radius Line where the Keynote fell within the Dealer line. P200 vs HT600, Maxtrac vs M214. The Radius line was created for direct retail sales through mail order/ phone order companies vs the traditional line sold by LMR Dealers. Many products were identical across the lines, some used different Programming software but had the identical hardware. If memory serves me the PR3000 was only Voice and only 2 Tone but Keynotes did have a Numeric version and also versions for POCSAG as well as 2 Tone.
 
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