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Voice Announcement and Squelch settings

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May 6, 2017
Hello everyone!

After going through all settings in MOTOTRBO CPS and a week of googling(?) without finding a solution i turn to you.

I recently changed from a GP2400 to the DP2400, which i use in my line of work.

The first question is if there is any way to get a voice announcement for when i turn the radio off?
This is to make sure i don't accidentally turn the radio off without noticing it.

Second question
When i'm working and get a direct order i want to confirm it, with the GP2400 i simply just pressed the PTT briefly and my colleague heard a squelch noise which was me confirming the order.

With the DP2400 this does not work, it makes no noise or sound whatsoever until i talk directly into it.

Have i missed a setting or is this not just possible on the newer DP2400?

Thankful for all answers, have a great day!



Database Admin
Dec 19, 2002
Ontario, Canada
I don't know what you can do about a powering off notification.... there isn't anything for that that I'm aware of.

For your second question, try going to General Settings in CPS and enabling Channel Free Indication Tone. This will cause a little tone to play after every TX, so it should do what you are looking for.
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