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tk 785 for 222 mhz amateur use

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Just found an interesting blurb that the TK 785 can be used on 222! Short article says put TK 780 firmware in it, then use KPG-49D to program,

Anyone had any experience doing this

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No, but looking at the specs for that radio, you need to consider some other things, first:
In the 220 range, they make two different model radios, the TK-785 type 1 and TK-785 type 2.
Type 1 does: 217-235
Type 2 does: 250-270

Also, they do narrow band (2.5kHz deviation/12.5kHz bandwidth) only. I think most amateur 220 is wide band (5/25KHz)

Would be interesting to try out. I know others that have done the 220 mod on the Motorola CDM's.
 
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