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TK-370(N) Narrowband?

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I have found conflicting information regarding this radio. I would like to know if it is indeed narrowband compliant. The model number is TK-370(N), it is not a TK-370G(N). I Can read/write to it using KPG-27D, but not KPG-56D. This makes me suspicious of it's ability to be compliant.

Does anyone here have any information?
 

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I have found conflicting information regarding this radio. I would like to know if it is indeed narrowband compliant. The model number is TK-370(N), it is not a TK-370G(N). I Can read/write to it using KPG-27D, but not KPG-56D. This makes me suspicious of it's ability to be compliant.

Does anyone here have any information?
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I have spoken with Kenwood support directly. The person that I spoke with said that it is narrowband capable, and that there is a w/n switch within the programming software. I have KPG-27D v5.00. This is the version of the software that the technician says was the final release before discontinuation. I have scoured every screen of this software after reading the radio codeplug and find no such thing. I think that he is not understanding what I have been emphasizing. These are TK-370(N), not TK-370G(N).
 

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I have worked on some of these over the last couple of years and have found that a plain 370 is not narrow bandable.

I have also found that there were some N models that where released in 2000 (at the end of the production period), that were narrow only.

Any radio made before 2000 are not narrow bandable.
 

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Any radio made before 2000 are not narrow bandable.
Baloney.

I have MTS2000s, MT2000 and HT1000 rev DNs that are ALL fully narrowband compliant including splinter channels. There were many radios that support narrow band made before 2000. All of those were made in early 1998, the HT1K was made in November of 1997.

I have an Astro Spectra made in Dec 1997 that came straight from the factory that way.

Check your facts.
 
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