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What is the monitor button for on walkie talkies

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So you can listen to all conversations, not just the ones on the code you have selected.

Posted on Nov 07, 2014

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SOURCE: motorola talkabout ta288 walkie takie

http://www.theusermanualsite.com/manuals/mfg/motorola/motorola_twoway_radio_product_list_4.html

You will find the manual here. The radio is part of the 280 series radios, so there is a general manual on all in that series.

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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You've set the keylock feature on your walkie talkie. From the Uniden manual...

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ON/OFF Press and hold the call/lock key until the "L" appears. After 1 second, the LCD will return to the channel display. To exit Keylock on mode, press and hold call/lock again. Note: While in keylock on mode, it will still receive transmissions.

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ON/OFF Press and hold the call/lock key until the "L" appears. After 1 second, the LCD will return to the channel display. To exit Keylock on mode, press and hold call/lock again. Note: While in keylock on mode, it will still receive transmissions.

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One walkie talkie has static on every channel


It sounds like your monitor button is stuck and you are hearing the white noise. Try pressing the monitor button on your other radio and see if the noise is the same. If so, your button is stuck. If not...
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It seems a small hardware-problem, like a button is sticking, making a continues connection. If you are comfortable in hardware-modifications, try to open the casing of the malfunctioning walkie talkie. Do this carefully, not to damage it further.
When opened, check the 3 buttons to see any damage, or undesired connections (caused by extensive use or plain dirt).

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