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2 way radios wont communicate between one another.batteries are chaarged radios turn on.do not know how to set channels on them.

Any information on how to set channels would help.

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Hi Curtis,

Oh dear, So much loose change, that you had to buy a TOY radio.

I can't stress enough that for a few more dollars, people could buy a half decent radio, and you wouldn't have these issues.

These are mass produced, nasty little monsters, things keep going wrong with them, and very little can be done, if anything to solve the recurring problems.

I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but These are TOYS for children to play with, not a real 2-way radio.

Regards,
Peter

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