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TK-2180 Questions

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N0WRE

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How hard is it to get and install a keypad on a TK-2180/3180 radio?

I have a couple of the 2180 and 3180 that I would like to get a keypad for and install it. How hard is it and where can you get the fronts with the keypad option?

Also I would like to be able to front program them when I am done installing the keypads, is there a manual that can show how to do this?
Mail me direct sg14ranger@yahoo.com

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I'm getting mine done soon. I believe all is required is to get the new case with keypad, LED diodes and resistors for the LED's. I'll let you know as soon as I get it done. I believe that my tech told me it would cost somewhere around $30 to $40 (not including labor).

As far as the field programming, forget it. When Kenwood loaded that sucker with features, they forgot to add that one. There is no way to field program it. I've had mine for almost 4 years and I wish the x180 series was field programmable.

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