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Can a Spectra be reflashed for narrowband use

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firetaz834

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Have a question that was raised to me the other evening. A fellow firefighter has a VHF Spectra (don't known exact model) and I have a VHF spectra X9000 and were wondering can these radios be flashed to allow usage in a narrowband envirnoment?

If they can't then we will have to spend money to get new radios, if they can then we have saved some money. Any help would be appricated.

Thnaks,
 

jim202

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Have a question that was raised to me the other evening. A fellow firefighter has a VHF Spectra (don't known exact model) and I have a VHF spectra X9000 and were wondering can these radios be flashed to allow usage in a narrowband envirnoment?

If they can't then we will have to spend money to get new radios, if they can then we have saved some money. Any help would be appricated.

Thnaks,

Unless you know someone high up in the food chain at mother M and have a ton of money, your going to be looking for a replacement radio to use under part 90 communications (mostly public safety) after Jan. 01, 2013. Those radios have long since been out of the support of Motorola and we no longer have much of anything even for parts available.
 
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