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MTS 2000 MPL

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MTS 2000 UHF
Firmware 5.62
H38 package
000008-000000-2

I was aware older firmware versions could not do MPL. However I can not recall after what version did and if the H38 packages did not allow MPL in conventional use when only using conventional. I know conventional is limited and such so no brainer there as the H38 flashed versions were mainly intended for type II/III use.

Enabled MPL in the conventional personalities intended which are CSQ, assigned the tones in the MPL list. Rx and Tx. Assigned a button.

Nada. Tried other buttons and nothing. No menu display option for MPL. Don't recall if you could on the MTS2000. Only thing I can think is due to it being a H38 or Firmware at 5.62 is only reason I cannot get it to do MPL.

Just a old surplus unit hanging around I decided to play with as a desktop monitor unit for miscellaneous services around the area. Believe me I have debated on getting with someone sending it off to be firmware lifted to the last and maybe a flash job to straight conventional with signaling. With modern equipment around it hasn't been a must do item. If it mattered it is using the final cps version in windows. Had to dust off that old laptop out of the storage. Yeah I could use a APX, XTS or HT1000 around the shop but I got a old days kick in me to bring it out of a box.
 
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Determined it is the H38 and flash. Thanks for stopping by. Funny thing is 2 others same flash and package do not show check box or mpl option. Radio must have seen funny hands at one time.
 
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Determined it is the H38 and flash. Thanks for stopping by. Funny thing is 2 others same flash and package do not show check box or mpl option. Radio must have seen funny hands at one time.
Further looking into this unit it appears it may have issues. No audio was emitting minus static that was light as if someone keys and nothing more. Beginning to think it may have issues so looks like this will be a tear down and play project for fun to mess with it.
 
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