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rustyjw

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I am trying to program alert tones into an APX8000. The tones I pulled off an HT1250 have the call alert set up as A-B/C-D tones. When the tones are set off, only 2 tones are heard? What is the purpose of the 4 tone set up if I ly 2 tones are heard? Would all 4 tones need to be program into the radio for the 8000 to alert?
 

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Sounds like your agency has two separate sets of tones.
 

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I am trying to program alert tones into an APX8000. The tones I pulled off an HT1250 have the call alert set up as A-B/C-D tones. When the tones are set off, only 2 tones are heard? What is the purpose of the 4 tone set up if I ly 2 tones are heard? Would all 4 tones need to be program into the radio for the 8000 to alert?
The A-B/C-D setup is an either or situation. The radio will alert on the A-B tone pair first if that is what it hears first. So if your dispatch transmits both pairs, you don't hear the first pair because the radio is in alert mode. Anything transmitted after a tone pair trips the alert is then passed to the speakers.

You could set the call alert to just A-B or just C-D if you prefer, but remember the radio will only trip on the pair you specify.
 
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