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Constant incoming call indicated

I have a Uniden PowerMax 5.8GHz cordless phone. It has a base and two handsets. All of them show "Incoming Call" most of the time, and mostly when there is no call. I have added a DSL line filter with the idea that there may be high frequency interference, even though we do not have DSL. This did not help. The result is that both handsets do not charge. Replacing the batteries was not needed since they do not charge when there is an incoming call. Perhaps it needs DC isolation? The only way I can use the set at all now is with the ringer turned off.

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    Handset and phone volumes are set high. INcoming calls do not make a sound.

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**Selecting the Ring Tone and Volume
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This can be find from uniden website.
http://www.uniden.com/pdf/DXAI4588-2om.pdf

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