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N3JTN
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Kenwood

Post by N3JTN » Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:00 pm

I picked up a new TK-8180-K How well Kenwood work in 440 Ham Band ! this is 450-520mhz...Model

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twowayradiony
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Re: Kenwood

Post by twowayradiony » Sun Aug 17, 2008 12:02 am

Should work fine.All kenwoods I have used worked fine in the ham band

va3wxm
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Re: Kenwood

Post by va3wxm » Tue Aug 19, 2008 11:49 am

Yes and no. My Type 1 TK-890's won't drop below about 443 MHz. I'm sure there's a way to adjust it, I just haven't gotten around to doing it yet.

N3JTN
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Re: Kenwood

Post by N3JTN » Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:42 pm

Got Radio all programed up and working fine on gmrs and 440 ham, Nice radio

va3wxm
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Re: Kenwood

Post by va3wxm » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:00 pm

Agreed, very nice radios.

For a ham radio/hobbyist like me they're nice because they're new enough that accessories are easy to get but old enough that I don't have to pay an arm and a leg for one! :grin:

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Re: Kenwood

Post by kb9suyp25 » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:16 pm

I Been running tk-8180H 45 watt 450-512mhz with no problem. I picked up a 8180 450-512 25 watt and it wont lock on 441.00 and has a intermittent lock 442.000 anyone have this experience? Can I retune it to lock on those freqs?

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