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T5900 Walkie Talkie Issue

My Motorola T5900 Walkie Talkies will come on the channels will change everything is functional except when you push the ptt button to talk it wont transer to the other walkie talkie you cant hear anything. Please help me i just got them and im going camping this weekend. I need them.

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    my wakie talkies are working and on the same channel but will not transfer.

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Hello Bo Duke,

If one radio won't walk to the other my guess if that you have the Privacy Code function set up incorrectly.

The privacy code function mutes the radio unless it receives a signal from another radio transmitting the same privacy code. If Privacy Codes are turned on for Radio A but not turned on for Radio B then you will be able to transmit from Radio A to Radio B but not from Radio B to Radio A. If Privacy Codes are turned on for both radios but each unit is set to a different code then neither radio will be able to talk to the other.

Make sure that the radios are both set to the same privacy code or that the privacy code function is turned off on both radios. You can find more information on how this function is set in the radio's Owner's Manual.

Hope this helps!
Ken
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Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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