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TK-2402V-K problem

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Premium Subscriber
Dec 19, 2002
People bring me TK-2402V-K radios and say they work sometimes and sometimes they don't. They always work for me. What gives the most trouble in these radios?


I ♥ Ø
Jul 27, 2005
What gives the most trouble in these radios?
Honestly? The end user usually gives me the most trouble. Really.

User expectations might be wrong. They may be expecting too much range out of the radio.
Other issues I've seen with -any- radio:
Users change channels, either accidentally or on purpose.
User turns volume down.
User forgets to charge battery.
User forgets how to use the radio.

Check the batteries, make sure they are good.
Check the antenna, make sure it's the right one, isn't damaged and is screwed on all the way.
Check the volume control, make sure it's not damaged.
Check programming.

Kind of hard to know, if you can provide some more information about what they say they are doing, that would help.


Mar 12, 2014
I've used the UHF version of that radio at work for some time. It's a pretty solid radio. Other that physical damage (e.g. breaking off the antenna or one of the knobs) they're usually problem free. Unless a battery is getting old, most problems are the result of operator error.
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