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Field Programming procedure for the Kenwood TK-270 or TK-370 handhelds.

Press and hold (light) and (dial) while turning on radio.

Hold until (SEL) appears on the display.

Pressing (SCN) allows you to program the following

1.	Monitor Key
Off = off
1 = Monitor momentary
2 = Monitor Lock
3 = Squelch off momentary

2.	Scan Key
Off = off
Co = carrier operate
To = Time operate

3.	Dial Key
Off = off
On = enable

4.	TA key
TA = talkaround
RV = Reverse
Off 

5.	Lo Key
On
Off

6.	Priority
None
1 = fixed
2 = selected

7.	Fixed Priority Channel
Turn selector to channel

8.	Look back time A
Turn selector to time in seconds

9.	Look back time B
Turn selector to time in seconds

10.	Revert Channel
1 = Selected
2 = Last Call
3 = Last used
4 = Selected + Talkback
5 = Priority
6 = Priority + Talkback

11.	Tx Dwell time
Turn selector to time in seconds

12.	Drop out delay
Turn selector to time in seconds

13.	Time out timer
Turn selector to time in seconds

14.	Tot Pre-alert
Turn selector to time in seconds

15.	Tot Rekey time
Turn selector to time in seconds

16.	Tot reset time
Turn selector to time in seconds

17.	Squelch Level
Turn selector to Squelch

18.	Beep tone
On 
Off

19.	Signalling
And
Or

20.	Battery Save
On 
Off

21.	Selectable QT
On 
Off

22.	Clr to transpond
On 
Off

23.	Del/ Add
On 
Off

Pressing (Dial) allows programming of:

DTMF

24.	digit time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

25.	inter digit time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

26.	First digit time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

27.	Rise time
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

28.	Rise time with QT
Turn selector to time in milliseconds

29.	PTT ID
Off
1 = connect
2 = disconnect
3 = Both

30.	Dial ID
On 
Off

31.	Connect ID

32.	Disconnect ID

33.	 # of DTMF keys on Keypad
12 
16

34.	DTMF hold time
On 
Off

35.	Store and send
On 
Off

36.	D key assignment
Turn selector to D or time in seconds for pause

37.	Dtmf Signaling
Off
1 = code squelch
2 = Selective Call

38.	Intermediate Code
OFF
A
B
C
D
E
F

39.	Group Code
OFF
A
B
C
D
E
F

40.	Auto Reset time
Turn selector for time in Seconds
41.	Call Alert/ Transpond
Off
1 = 
2 = 
3
4
5

42.	Transpond
On 
Off

Pressing (TA) will allow you to program Frequencies 

Use selector to choose channel
Press PTT

Enter Rx frequency using:
 - the Selector Knob to change kHz; 
 - the Selector Knob + (light) to change MHz. 

If no channel is Shown press the (LO) button.
Press PTT

Enter Rx CTCSS code
Press PTT

Enter Tx Frequency as above
Press PTT

Enter Tx CTCSS code
Press PTT

1.	Option Signal
Off
1 = DTMF
2 = 2-Tone

2.	PTT ID
On
Off

3.	Add/ Del

4.	Busy Tx

5.	Clock frequency shift

6.	Power
Hi
Low

Repeat for the other channels 
(you've got a 32 channel radio, so it may take a while...)

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