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NX300 Text Messaging with full keypad

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matt131

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Hello

I am thinking about buying a few Kenwood NX300 portables with the full keypad. I want to be able to text message between the portable radios. If I get the full keypad portables will I be able to send free form text message between the radios? How many characters can I type out on the nx300 screen?

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Yes, you can do basic text messaging between radios. The display is 14 characters.
Short Data Message (SDM) mode is 48 characters in length.

It will do a long message length of 4,096 characters, but this requires an external PC.


All this requires proper set up/programming of the radios.
 
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