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Controlling Radio With Computer Software

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Snde911

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Hello all,

I was wondering if anyone would have any knowledge of any computer software/hardware that can be interfaced with a Motorola CDM1250. I am NOT looking for programming software such as the CPS software, but rather software/hardware that would be capable of controlling the Motorola radio via the computer (possibly with a tone remote) If anyone has any inexpensive ideas or suggestions, that would be greatly appreciated.

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SNDE911
 

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Hello all,

I was wondering if anyone would have any knowledge of any computer software/hardware that can be interfaced with a Motorola CDM1250. I am NOT looking for programming software such as the CPS software, but rather software/hardware that would be capable of controlling the Motorola radio via the computer (possibly with a tone remote) If anyone has any inexpensive ideas or suggestions, that would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

SNDE911
Maybe something like this: ComTekk - Tone Remote Console Software
 
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it depends what you wish to do. you can easilly use a computer to control the radio by using the option pin output/inputs. I am not aware of any propgram to do this but im sure that one could be written.
 
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P-54

The University of New Hampshire has been working on a computer controlled police vehicle for years known a Project 54. From what little I know they had reverse engineered public safety radios to interact with MS operating systems. http://project54.unh.edu/

The site shows the following radios are supported;
VHF Radios
Motorola, Inc. — Astro Spectra (W4, W5, W7, and W9 control heads)
Generic APCO Project 25 Specialty Radio Takeover Systems
Alert Devices Int. Corp.
Kenwood — TK 690/790/890, TK 7150/8150, and TK 7180/8180
E.F. Johnson 53SL
Motorola CDM-1250/1550
Motorola XTL-5000 (W4, W5, W7, W9, and O5 control heads)
 
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If it is a Motorola Radio that have SB9600 BUS (such as Jedi series) there is a small controll software that allow TX and freq change from the PC
 
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