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VX-5500 Help

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AvalancheUSA

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I'm new to programming mobiles but have successfully programmed many portables. The problem I have encountered is the alpha tags do not show up on the radio and when you transmit the voice does not come through but you can tell its trying to transmit. It is a remote head unit and I've tried 2 different heads and 2 mics. I have double check as many things as I am familiar with, maybe I'm overlooking something simple? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 

m-gerty

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If it's not displaying alpha tags, what is it displaying? Ch# ? Frequency ? Blank ?
What is it doing when you say "you can tell it's trying to transmit"
You say it's a remote head, can you plug the head directly into the radio to eliminate the cable as being the problem?
 

AvalancheUSA

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It just shows the chan #. I haven't tried the head direct to the deck nut have tried another cable, control head and mic.
 

AvalancheUSA

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Sorry forgot to mention I tried 2 different portables and when you transmit it just comes through on them as static. They were approximately 50 feet apart as far as range is concerned.
 
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