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What's the "newest" software that will program an old M-PD?

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I've got a use for an old M-PD, as a dedicated data channel monitoring radio for the local systems. I've got some M-PDs.

What's the last version of either PST or ProGrammer that supported the M-PD?


Ideally, I'd like to find a version of ProGrammer that supports it. Is there such a thing,
or do I have to continue to use PST, as clunky as it is?


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The M-PD is not a ProGrammer supported radio. Actually, I don't think any of the older hardcoded radios are supported. I know the Panasonic HHC would program some, maybe all the M-PD's, but I prefer to use the DOS software.

Conventional M-PD: MPD CNV Radio Programmer ver 2.0
Voiceguard M-PD: MPD VG Radio Programmer ver 3.0
EDACS: EDACS Radio Prgrammer - 1 ver 10.2

EDACS 1 comes with the help files. I've never been able to locate the help files for either the CNV nor VG MPD programs, but I'd love to have them! EDACS 1 covers the MPD, MPA. MTL, and some mobile units. Anyone out there know of something newer, please correct. There are other version of EDACS, and EDACS4 is ProGrammer, but EDACS1 is the only version I've ever seen.
 
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I've got PST but I was hoping for something newer that would allow me to import and export data sets rather than have to build them from scratch.

PST is also what you need for programming the S825 series control heads for Rangr mobile radios. And I've always liked that setup, a lot. The Rangr is one seriously impressively
well made radio. Though I'm a Motorola man first and foremost, I will not hesitate to say
that I admire the design and construction of the Rangr as much as that of any radio ever made. It's truly a class act.

I BELIEVE that the Rangrs will STILL be usable after rebanding as long as I have no need
for the conventional NPSPAC channels, and I don't.


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