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Narrowband, Wideband question.

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Newbie1234

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I have a Motorola CP200 and a Motorola CT150. They are both wideband (25khz) on the 154.570 frequency. I just bought a new radio and the seller programmed the radio to have the same frequency but he made it narrowband. Should I send it back to him to have him reprogram it? I did test out the radios and did notice that the narrowband one is a lot softer than the wideband one.
 

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That is a MURS frequency (Multi-Use Radio Service). The bandwidth for that MURS frequency is 20KHz not 25KHz. I don't believe those two radios are certified for use in the MURS service.
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I have a Motorola CP200 and a Motorola CT150. They are both wideband (25khz) on the 154.570 frequency. I just bought a new radio and the seller programmed the radio to have the same frequency but he made it narrowband. Should I send it back to him to have him reprogram it? I did test out the radios and did notice that the narrowband one is a lot softer than the wideband one.
Some of the frequencies are wide band, and some are narrow band as seen below:

1 151.820 MHz 11.25 kHz
2 151.880 MHz 11.25 kHz
3 151.940 MHz 11.25 kHz
4 154.570 MHz 20.00 kHz
5 154.600 MHz 20.00 kHz
 
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