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Talk about frequency change
To change channel & code press talk and monitor
while turning radio on.
Radio will speak current channel.
Release both talk and monitor.
Press talk to change to next channel or press
monitor to keep current channel.
Press monitor when desired channel is selected, radio will speak current code.
Press talk to change to next code or press monitor
to keep current code.
Press talk to change code as desired then press
monitor when done.
Will speak channel and code selected.
Set all units in same manner to
on Oct 18, 2011
A couple of things you can try:
1. Use electronic contact cleaner (spray type) on the PTT switch;
2. Use an external speaker/microphone and/or handsfree VOX headset
3. Replace the PTT switch. 4 solder points. Might not be easy but doable.
The last would require that you remove the defective PTT switch and use that as per sample when looking for replacement. Some printers uses the same type of switch. Familiarity with electronic components/circuitry, use of a DVM and a soldering iron would also be required.
Hope this be of some idea/help. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Good luck and kind regards.
on Jan 10, 2008
How to RESET MOTOROLA CP1660 handheld radio -
Entering Front Panel Feature and Button
If your radio is turned ON, turn it OFF. Press and hold the side
programmable button 1, and turn your radio ON. A tone is
heard, indicating that your radio is in Feature and Button
Configuration Mode. The indicator illuminates and the
"BCKLIGHT" is displayed on the radio LCD screen.
Whenever the radio is turn on, it initiates a self-test routine which checks the RAM, EEPROM
hardware and EEPROM checksum. If Self Test passes, the green LED flashes once and a Self-Test
Pass Tone is generated. If unsuccessful, the red LED flashes rapidly and a Self-Test Fail Tone is
You may need the programing software to do the reset the manual does not give you any info on resetting the radio
on Oct 03, 2019
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