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Motorola and Kenwood compatibility....

To Whom it May Concern: I work on the National Ski Patrol (NSP) at my local ski area. We have a radio system which operates on frequency 154.5700 Mhz (VHF) We have several Kenwood TK-260 radios. We recently purchased a new Motorola XTN xv2100. Both radios are operating at 154.5700 Mhz. However, the new Motorola radio when transmitting can only be received by other Motorola Radios (several other types and models but all other Motorola models pick it up). The Kenwoods do not receive the transmissions from the xv2100. However, the transmission from the Kenwood tk-260 is received by the xv2100 just fine. Why can't the Kenwood tk-260 receive the Motorola xv2100 radio transmissions? Thanks for any help you might have in solving this issue! Todd

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Re: Motorola and Kenwood compatibility....

Hello!! First of all, any radio in the right frequency will work with any other, to work just need the following features: -Frequency, 154.700 which is correct as you said. - the Squelch code, this could be PL or DPL. The XV2100 has a table of codes that you can try, as you dont know this code form the Kenwood, you will need to check one by one. If you have the chance to send the Kenwood to some to "Read" the radio parameters( freq.,Code, ETc) you can look those parameters on the XV. Hope this can help, any comments Good Luck

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