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XTS3000 VHF extremly loud

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Premium Subscriber
Dec 26, 2011
Pinellas County, Florida
Hello all I have purchased yet another XTS3000 VHF and nearly blow my eardrums out every-time I turn it on. Even if I click it on with the lowest volume, the self-test beep is as loud as it is on my UHF radios nearly all the way turned up. It's too loud and obnoxious. Is there a tuner or CPS setting that controls this? AGC is off as well as other settings. I've never had this issue before either.


Apr 3, 2013
The previous owner must have either been deaf, or a first responder who slept on the job alot and wanted to MAKE SURE they never missed a call!
If the cops in my area are any indication, it is the latter ;-)

I had to fix that a while back. A organization had 10 HT1000s that they came to me with. The original programmer had tuned the alert tones all the way up, AND THEN, they turned on the TPT hack. You could hear when someone keyed up in the next county. Needless to say, I told them to never use that guy again ;-)

Glad you got it fixed.

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