INSTRUCTION MANUAL VHF FM TRANSCEIVER TK-760G UHF FM TRANSCEIVER TK-860G KENWOOD CORPORATION © B62-1258-00 (K, M) 09 08 07 06 05 04 03 02 01 00...
THANK YOU! We are grateful you chose KENWOOD for your personal mobile applications. We believe this easy-to-use transceiver will provide dependable communications to keep personnel operating at peak efficiency. KENWOOD transceivers incorporate the latest in advanced technology. As a result, we feel strongly that you will be pleased with the quality and features of this product.
• Do not place the transceiver in excessively dusty, humid, or wet areas, not on unstable surfaces. • If an abnormal odor or smoke is detected coming from the transceiver, turn OFF the power immediately. Contact your KENWOOD dealer.
CONTENTS UNPACKING AND CHECKING EQUIPMENT SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES ................1 PREPARATION TOOLS REQUIRED ..................2 POWER CABLE CONNECTION ..............2 INSTALLING THE TRANSCEIVER ..............3 ORIENTATION FRONT PANEL AND MICROPHONE .............. 4 DISPLAY ......................5 REAR PANEL ....................5 PROGRAMMABLE AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS ............. 6 PROGRAMMABLE FUNCTIONS ..............
UNPACKING AND CHECKING EQUIPMENT Note: The following unpacking instructions are for use by your KENWOOD dealer, an authorized KENWOOD service facility, or the factory. Carefully unpack the transceiver. We recommend that you identify the items listed in the following table before discarding the packing material. If any items are missing or have been damaged during shipment, file a claim with the carrier immediately.
MALFUNCTION. IF YOUR VEHICLE CONTAINS SUCH EQUIPMENT, CONSULT THE DEALER FOR THE MAKE OF VEHICLE AND ENLIST HIS AID IN DETERMINING IF THEY WILL PERFORM NORMALLY WHILE TRANSMITTING. Note: The following preparation instructions are for use by your KENWOOD dealer, an authorized KENWOOD service facility, or the factory. TOOLS REQUIRED Note: Before installing the transceiver, always check how far the mounting screws will extend below the mounting surface.
INSTALLING THE TRANSCEIVER WARNING! FOR PASSENGER SAFETY, INSTALL THE TRANSCEIVER SECURELY, USING THE SUPPLIED MOUNTING BRACKET, SO THE TRANSCEIVER WILL NOT BREAK LOOSE IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION. 1 Mark the position of the holes in the dash by using the mounting bracket as a template.
ORIENTATION FRONT PANEL AND MICROPHONE q q q q q IO (Power) switch Press to switch the transceiver ON (or OFF). w w w w w Status LED Red LED indicats that the transceiver is transmitting. Green LED indicates that the transceiver is receiving the signal. e e e e e keys Press these keys to activate their programmable auxiliary functions...
DISPLAY y l t v i t e l l n i l v i t f l l e l i e l i v i t S “ s i l . ” t REAR PANEL External Power input speaker jack connector Antenna connector...
PROGRAMMABLE AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS KEYS The following keys can be programmed with the auxiliary functions listed in the table on next page. i t t i t t - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Note: For your reference, please fill out the form above with the programmed function by your dealer.
PROGRAMMABLE FUNCTIONS v i t v i t v i t e l i n i l i r r i r r . y l i r r c i l v i t c i l l a i l a i t s i This function can be used only with a foot switch.
Select the desired channel system using the keys programmed with the Channel Up and Down keys. Note: TK-760G/ TK-860G features 128-channel capacity. In order to manage 128 channels easily, one or more programmed channels can be bundled together as a group.
CALLING Monitoring the channel Press MON key (or a key programmed as Monitor) to monitor the channel for a few seconds to confirm that channel is not being used. After the confirmation, hold the microphone about 3 to 4 cm (1 1/2 inches) from your mouth, press microphone PTT , and speak in your normal speaking voice.
ADVANCED OPERATIONS SCANNING CHANNELS If the Scan function is enabled, groups or channels can be scanned by pressing the key programmed as Scan. A Scan key can be programmed as either Single Scan or Multi Scan by your dealer. Single Scan monitors only the channels of a single group. Multi Scan monitors all channels of every group.
TALK-AROUND Occasionally, a power failure or other cause at the repeater may result in an interruption of service. Your dealer may have provided the Talk-around function for use in such cases. This function allows communication directly with other tranceivers without using a repeater. However, even Talk-around may not allow you to contact a station if the distance is too far or there are geographic obstacles in the way.
HORN ALERT When a call is received that has correct DTMF codes or 2-tone signalling, Horn Alert causes the vehicle horn or some other external alert to sound. This function notifies you of a received call when you are out of the vehicle. 1 To activate the Horn Alert, press the function key programmed as Horn Alert.
DTMF (DUAL TONE MULTI FREQUENCY) CALLS MAKING A DTMF CALL Note: To make a DTMF call, you must have an optional microphone with a DTMF keypad. Ask your dealer for more information. There are three ways of making a DTMF call: •...
DTMF SIGNALLING Your dealer can program a group or channel with DTMF signalling. When you receive a call with a code that matches yours, a tone will sound. Squelch opens and you will hear the call. Squelch will close when you receive a call with a code that matches your signalling reset code.