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TK-3180 Help

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john1158

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One of my TK-3180 radios I have forgotten my read/write password. What can I do?
 

bob_c_89431

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TK-3180 passwords

I would say to take it into your nearest KW dealership....where you bought it. Of course it is going to comeback scrambled....without your freqs
Not necessarily scrambled or misprogrammed.

I recently needed to get past a password protected radio for a customer. Their present, but unwanted, service shop passworded the units. The customer/owner was unable to obtain the password from that shop.

I took it upon myself to create software that allows me to read & write password protected 3180's. I can see the old password(s) unmasked from the " * ". It's not perfect but, so far, I havent come across a 3180 that I can't see the password (if installed). I make the assumption this will work with other 80 series units but that's just an assumption. Haven't tried it on anything but the 3180's.

Plus, I don't lose the existing programming.

Anyone else have similar luck with passwords?
 
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