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The plastic case on my two Cherokee FR-465 radios seem to be undergoing a chemical decomposition (breakdown) and are becoming so sticky that they are impossible to handle and use. Is there some remedy for this or does the manufacturer replace them. I am unable to locate Wireless Marketing Corp which was started by a former Cobra exec.

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SOURCE: Need an owners manual

Go to the FCC site. All radio equipment has to be type accepted.

If this doesn't work directly, start here:

Enter Grantee Code: MGP and Product Code: FR-465

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In order for your radios to communicate with eachother all of the radios need to be on the same channel and have the same CTCSS / Privacy Code programmed (or the CTCSS feature must be disabled on all the radios). If CTCSS is enabled on one of the radios, but not the other, the situation you describe would occur.
Check your user's manual for more information on the Privacy Tones and how to set them.

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