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PM 400 transmit tone question

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May 17, 2015
Not a radio expert here so I might not be using the right terminology. We have some PM400 radios used in a small business operation. When we got them I swear they made a tone when you keyed up the mike. I called it a transmit tone, to notify other users to listen up. We immediately disabled that because we weren't used to it and didn't want it. Now we wish it was on because we have to repeat ourselves a lot. If I am not imaging things and they did make this tone we somehow turned it off in menus on the radio without any computer progranming.

Am I crazy, and if not can I turn this back on?
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