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Ic-f3161 can write to radio not read?

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On This F3161 I didn't have problems before could read and write ok but oddly today it wouldn't read the radio. It will get the radio information but won't read the clone data. Writes fine. Any thought ideas? Tried on two different computers same result. Bad clone data/plug or cable? I have the original clone data file. But figured I'd see what thoughts were on it.
 
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There's a field called "data out enable" and if it's not enabled, then the radio will not burp out its program contents. This is a security feature that keeps you from being able to read out the radio's contents.

You want to make sure that data out IS enabled if you want to be able to read from the radio.

Most Icom radios have this feature.
 

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Appreciate it. Tht was it. I must have thought it was to inhibit other means with stun feature. Mis understood the use as I mainly use other brand radios. But know I know. Thanks problem fixed.
 
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