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Does not receive FM signals anymore, just noise.

I receive the weather channel clearly. But the FM signal is just noise.
I have the 2 walkie talkies for about 6 years. The first one went out about 3 years ago. And the second one went out about 2 months ago.
Just clicked off! The model is the Motorola T6310 and many features such an alarm, clock, presets, stopwatch and more. All work well. It's
been discontinued however and going through customer service, emails,
800 #'s - I just get bounced about by non-technical people. What's new!
Please help! I even tried Radio Shack.

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  • cupsid Nov 21, 2008

    How can these radios be disposable! At the time they were available they priced at around $80! This is not a programming or a battery problem. I don't use the radios to transmit voice, just for the FM radio that's it. Read, I just get noise from the station. However I do get the weather channel when I tune to it.

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I have the model Motorola T6310 and currently no FM stations play. Everything else works fine but it was convenient to have FM reception. FM radio used to work fine 14 or 15 years ago when it was new. This leads me to believe it's a manufacturing defect or done intentionally to stop working after a few years.

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The T6310 is a disposable radio. Assuming the programming is correct, and matching on each of your radios, and you are using good batteries, there is nothing which can be done to correct the problem. We would however, suggest you double check your programming, and also the age of your batteries.

Sidenote: Rechargeable batteries only last 18-24 months before they begin to fail. Signs of failure can include, but are not limited to, poor transmit, intermittent transmit, white noise, squelching sounds. It takes more energy to transmit than to receive, so your transmit would be the first to go.

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    eradiostore Nov 22, 2008

    My apologies for misunderstanding your question. Since the radio is an FM walkie-talkie also, we had wrongly assumed you speaking of the 2-way-radio function. In regards to the FM-stereo radio function: Have you tried reprogramming the radio to find the FM stations in your area? It may have lost what you had saved to the radio.



    Here is a link to the owners manual. The pages around 22-23 look like they would be helpful to you. It explains how to tune the radio back onto an FM station.



    We were a little hurt by you rating us as "inappropriate", when a simple "thanks for trying" would have been in order. We truely were trying to help you, we just misunderstood your question. Please accept our apologies.

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