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programming a brand new tk 2180 when i go an transmit i dont hear the beeps like the other kenwood tk 2180 has can anyone help me out
 

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Trunked channels or conventional?
Conventional. Tried the ptt before tone but they isn't it. Kenwoods always just had them cool beeps once you keyed the mic. Then you talked after the beeps. So you didn't cut off half your message
 

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If you have the KPG-89D software just copy the settings from the radio that is setup the way you want.
 

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Talk permit tones are not used on conventional channels. To get something, you'll have to program in a signalling system (DTMF or Fleetsync), set it for beginning of transmit, then make sure sidetone is enabled.

This will make the radio beep when PTT is pressed, but it will also transmit the signaling data which may or may not be appreciated at the receiving end.
 

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First thing to figure out is whether it's just a PTT proceed tone you are hearing from the other radios or if it's a sidetone from Fleetsync or MDC1200. If it's a proceed tone you just simply go into your options menu, go to the conventional tab and at the bottom select PTT proceed tone. Same thing if you want the PTT release tone (on the same page). If a sidetone is what you are hearing, I'd suggest reading another radio to findout what is being used so that you can match the system.

Hope this helps.

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