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Astro Spectra bandsplit problem

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I got a astro spectra uhf p25 mobile. It decodes as a 437-482 mhz bandsplit. D04RKF9PW5ANSP01 Flashcode 1000010000007. It even shows this on the CPS. BUT it only will program 453-490MHZ witch is not a valid bandsplit for the astro spectra. Anyone ever had this issue before?
 
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Have you tried aligning it? Another suggestion would be to pull the covers and actually check board numbers.

Secondly I'm going to point out it's a Special Purpose radio so it may have been built to order for a specific split.
 
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Bandsplit problem

I do not have any of the equpment to preform an allignment on it anymore. I think it was just built that way.. Ill prolly try to hex edit it and see if i can get it working. It tx and rx fine on analog and p25
 

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the SP01 is a special production If its a bunch of radios that came out of Southern California it was set up from Motorola because they use the high end of the UHF T band above 450 up to 490
 
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I got a astro spectra uhf p25 mobile. It decodes as a 437-482 mhz bandsplit. D04RKF9PW5ANSP01 Flashcode 1000010000007. It even shows this on the CPS. BUT it only will program 453-490MHZ witch is not a valid bandsplit for the astro spectra. Anyone ever had this issue before?
This is called an "oxymoron". The most popular split was 450-482. However some special departments needed to go higher, so a special 453-490 split was made. But 438-470 was it's own separate split, made mostly as motorcycle radios. So there is no 437-482 split radio. It's either 438-470, 450-482, or 453-490. Open the radio, look at the modules, & then go to repeater builder.com to see what you really have.
 
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