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Tone squelch i have a motorola gp-68 two way radio my problem is i cannot use the said unit for a frquency 167.800 for received and 164.350 for transmit then the RX - SQUELCH TYPE DPL, RX SQUELCH CODE 205 then TX SQUELCH TYPE DPL, TX SQUELCH CODE 023. Please help me with my problem so i can use my unit. Thank you so much.

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  • reydw5crt Sep 29, 2008

    I don't know yet if it work on a different channel using DPL cause its our first time here in my area using that kind of tone squelch. But for kenwood unit it works, that is why i got the tPL and rPL value. That value is only for kenwood cause in my motorola GP-68 the tPL and rPL is only up to 126.

    My other problem is that i have also another motorola GP-68 two way radio that i cannot unlock the said unit even i keep on long press the unlock key.

    Anyone please me with my problems.


  • eradiostore
    eradiostore May 11, 2010

    Here are some questions to help determine the problem:



    1. Does it work on any other channel using DPL?



    2. Does it Tx okay?



    3. Does it Rx okay?



    4. OR does it do neither?

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Big thanks for the help u give to me now i am using the said tone squech with said equivalent.

I have a friend that he had also have a motorola gp68 but the problem is i cannot view the equivalent frequency even pressing the toggle light/enter and parameter for about 5 seconds. That is my usual oepration if i want to program a different frequency. I am helping my friend with his unit. How can i view the equivalent frequency on the channel mode without using the cable or by manual or any best way for me to understand.

Thank you so much for the help in advance.

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

I have another unit of two way radio motorola GP-63. My problem goes like this, I cannot view the equivalent frequency of each channel and i have no manual for said unit.

Can anybody help me cause i like to use the said unit in my area.

Thank you so much in advance.

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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Here is a link to download the user manual for the GP68 http://safemanuals.com/user-guide-instructions-owner-manual/MOTOROLA/GP68%20RADIO%20TRANSMITTER-_E

On your first radio, the one we've been discussing, I believe you have the DPL code set incorrectly. Your radio will go up to the number 126, but this is not the DPL code's number. It is simply a numbering system.

If I read the chart correctly:
DPL 205 equals the number 072.
DPL 023 equals the number 043.

Disclaimer: This numbering system listed in the user guide does not follow any common numbering system. I have other TPL/DPL charts which differ. The above reference is only based on what I have read in the user guide.

I am confident if your radio worked previously at another job site, using other frequencies/PL codes, that your only issue at this time is programming.

As for your unlock issue on the other GP68. Your radio may be in need of repair. The internal button is possibly wornout or has been depressed too far, and is bent on the board beyond the point of functioning.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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