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TK480 Channel Programming Help

citrin_1

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A buddy of mines work has an 800mhz frequency for operations use, and I am programming his spare TK480 for him.
There is one channel that I programmed in which he wants to disable the PTT button, is this possible in KPG-49D.

Many thanks
 

hill

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If it's for receive only, just leave the transmit frequency blank in the software. This will prevent any transmission on that channel and will be receive only. If you push the PTT button you will get a tone, rather than transmitting.
 

citrin_1

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I am programming the radio in a conventional system, there is no transmit frequency box unlike the 380s... I have the version 2.0 of the Tk480 and programming with KPG 49D. All it asks for is the FCC Channel ID, which I have programmed for my buddies work frequencies. Is there any option to set it to no transmit on this
 

N5XPM

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It has been a long time, but leaving out the transmit CTCSS (or all CTCSS if there are no co channel users) will also help to prevent unintended repeater activation if you can't leave out or inhibit the TX.
 
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