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Trying to get my 2000's set up with the most power around 100 watts on high but looking at the tuner I'm lost. Anyone able to help give me any pointers on how to do it?
 
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Trying to get my 2000's set up with the most power around 100 watts on high but looking at the tuner I'm lost. Anyone able to help give me any pointers on how to do it?
You'll need a wattmeter. Key the radio, adjust softspots to desired power output. Dekey, write. Also assuming your MCS2000's are actually 100W models.
 

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Now do I have to adjust all the soft spots or just the frequency range I'm going to be using? Yes they are the 110w models was going to set them at around 90 to 100. When I'm looking at the program I have a TX power 1 and 4. I'm assuming the 1 is high power and the 4 is low?
 

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No, these are tuning ranges. Yes you could set the one closet to your desired frequency (if there is only one) and get away with it.

Don't be a chump. Go through all of the test freqs and set them to the correct level before you hit OK. This way the power curve will be the same no matter what freq you enter for the channel.

Again this needs to be done with a proper wattmeter.
 

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Ok but how do I know what setting is for the low power and high power.?


In the tuner there is two different drop-down menus one of them should be "TX Power 1" and the other "TX Power 4". Number 1 is the high power side and number 4 is the low power side. Don't quote me on those names but it's something along those lines with numbers.


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