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p7100ip programing help ( Ham )

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Dec 19, 2002
North East Raleigh NC
I have an old version of programmer (circa 2007) it shows it will program a 7100ip. But it says Radio programed with a newer version of software. HELP ! all I need are 2 meter ham frequencies in it. ?? Any ideas from the experts ? or do I have a paperweight ?

Jim in Raleigh = KF4COP


Sep 8, 2002
Florida, where you wish you were!
Forget reading the radio. Just WRITE to it with your current version to start.

Make a new file for the radio (select the proper frequency range) and put in just one channel to start. Program the radio.

As long as the firmware isn't TOO new, ProGrammer will write to the radio and then you can read it.

The radio knows what version of ProGrammer it was last programmed with but will allow you to use and
earlier version of Programmer to PROGRAM the radio.

Your version of Programmer has to be equal to or higher than the version it was last programmed in order to READ the file in the radio.

But you can program the radio with an earlier version. THEN you can also read back the file you just programmed in.

It's not like Motorola radios, where once you use version 12 CPS you can't use version 11 on that radio anymore.
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