quick question on gme tx3200

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solidute
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quick question on gme tx3200

Unread post by solidute » August 31st, 2011, 10:21 pm

just wondering is the gme tx 3200 programmable for the new 80 channels?

when i got it 2nd hand it had 60 channels so i assume it is good for 80 just dont know and gme website isnt any help

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Re: quick question on gme tx3200

Unread post by Jimmy10 » September 1st, 2011, 10:35 am

Dealer Upgradable Radios

The following models of radio are dealer upgradable when containing the correct serial number prefix

TX3200, TX3420, TX3440

Serial Number Prefix

012, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105

If your radio is one of these i would contact a radio dealer and inquire about an upgrade. They are not USER upgradeable. Depending on its age it may not be upgradeable at all.

Good luck,

John
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Re: quick question on gme tx3200

Unread post by TaniaGirl1 » September 2nd, 2011, 5:26 pm

You might find it has just the 20 extra receive only channels programmed in to it

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Re: quick question on gme tx3200

Unread post by whipper snapper » September 5th, 2011, 6:04 pm

have a quick question about this radio. picking one up in the next few days and was thinking about where to run the antenna and power leads in an 04 navara. i have seen on other forums that some run the power from the cigarette lighter (using the accessory circuit) while others run direct to the battery. which is better in peoples opinion?

also, running the antenna. has anyone run the coax in a navara? it will be mounted on the bullbar. again, some forums have said that it can be run behind the glovebox and run down the left side.

keen to here opinions/ideas.

whipper

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Re: quick question on gme tx3200

Unread post by TaniaGirl1 » September 11th, 2011, 10:22 pm

I have always hooked up my radio's direct to the battery with both the earth and the positive but yes it can be run from the cigarette lighter of you chose

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Re: quick question on gme tx3200

Unread post by robbie3276 » May 12th, 2015, 12:59 pm

whipper snapper

id never wire a uhf to your ciggy lighter or any other vehicle wiring. for several reasons
if you blow the main fuse or fuseable link then you have no power to the radio so no call for help,
you can get rfi noise thru the vehicles wiring
you can cause rfi into the vehicles wiring upsetting ecu and other electronic equipment
the wiring in a car is designed for a certain current load and by adding the uhf damage in some rare cases can result.
always wire direct the battery as the battery acts like a capacitor to help cancel out electronic noise from the vehicles electrics
also you should always run your antenna coax away from other 'Dirty' wiring ( eg ecu wiring ignition wiring and especially coils and plugs in petrol cars) and away from the radios power cable if possible.

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