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Motorola Narrowbanding capable radio list?

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Does anyone have a complete list of which radios (both mobiles, handhelds and repeaters) that WILL be capable and will NOT be capable of narrowbandiing?

I have heard people make mention of the dates when the radios were made, but what I'm looking for is an actual list of which radios ARE and are NOT capable to narrowband.

Anyone with a complete list, please reply. ~Thanks
 
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Does anyone have a complete list of which radios (both mobiles, handhelds and repeaters) that WILL be capable and will NOT be capable of narrowbandiing?

I have heard people make mention of the dates when the radios were made, but what I'm looking for is an actual list of which radios ARE and are NOT capable to narrowband.

Anyone with a complete list, please reply. ~Thanks
There isn't one, for a couple of reasons. The model number alone is not enough to determine whether it's compliant without knowing the firmware revision, and some on VHF are partially compliant depending on what channels you want to use. I have been chasing this issue for several local agencies. The two Motorola documents referred in previous posts are a good start but not comprehensive. Some models are present in one list but not the other. On VHF there are radios that are and will be narrowband compliant but cannot be programmed to the splinter channels such as the interoperability channels. On UHF and 800 it is simpler. Find the radios you have on the Motorola lists and see what you learn from that, ask here if it's not clear from those.
 
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The latest list is attached to this post.
Good list, but not complete. It says Astro Spectra is NB compatible, but not all of them are, and many of the VHF ones out there won't do 2.5 kHz splinter channels. Also it omits Astro Saber, most of which are.

OP said "complete."
 
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