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Tk280/380 help

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firecatohio

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Trying to program my tk280 as a fire pager.. I have all frequency info and FTO frequencies... just not sure how to set up on programming.. all help appreciated... thx

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flux4201

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Program you frequencies in the radio, for each frequency you want to decode 2 tone on, in the optional signalling box select "2-Tone-1", only change optional signalling from its default to 2-tone-X on the channels you want to decode 2 tone, your page out channels if you have multiple. Next go to edit and select 2-tone, next select 2-tone-1 tab and program your tone frequencies in A and B. leave all the settings default. After your write to the the radio, you should be able to decode your fire page, the radio should alert.


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Dickeydo

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I am trying to get my tk-280's to act like a pager as well. I have the page frequencies needed but not sure what order to put them in. The A-B feature is messing with me!

Here are the tones I got from my Motorola Minitor V pager:

Tone 1 Tone 2
766.5 553.6 (this is our EMS tone)
810.5 584.3 (this is our fire tone)
584.3 617.0 (this is the weather alert tone)

What I have set up is one channel for the EMS and Fire tones and one for just fire only tones. Both channels will have the weather tone as well. I am wondering if I am setting this up correctly with only using the last tone, or the "tone 2" from the pager above.

In the 2-tone section of the programming software for the decoder 1 call format I have selected A-B. The decoder 2 I have selected C. Down below I have the A tone as tone 2 from above...553.6 and the B tone as 584.3 with the C tone as the weather of 617.0

How do you close the frequency so you don't hear the open carrier? I programmed the radio with the settings above and when I key up on the frequency I still hear it. I must be doing something wrong....please help!!

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Dickeydo

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Actually....I got it figured out how to mute the channel...

Under Optional Features for Signalling should be AND, not OR.

Still not sure about the numbers and what order to enter them.
 
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