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XG-75 help

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I am transition from EDACS to P25 Trunking and was wondering if any of you have steps to make an XG-75 act as a scanner by not affiliating or transmitting the radio system. Also, do any of you know how I can enable channel announcements for a channel change on the XG-75? Thank you in advance.
 
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Is this a P or an M version?

Assuming it is a portable, I note from the latest software release bulletin that you need at least 256 MB of flash in the radio.

To find out the flash size you need to use the RPM Radio Maintenance utility, and select the Radio Information button. The flash size will be displayed under Hardware Info.

The P has no restrictions on band, type, part number or hardware revision other than the flash size. The M lists various part numbers and revision levels by band that can support this.

I thought I saw some info on the voice file types but I can't find it now.

To make the radio receive only, you go into the P25 Trunked system setup screen and on the right side there is a section called Auto Registration; use the drop-down box to select "Never", save and reprogram the radio. That should do it.
 
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Thank you for your response. Yes, it is an XG-75P. Is there a way to just have the computer/radio generate a voice or do I need to upload individual audio files for each channel announcement?
 
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You need to record the voice files separately and then upload them to the radio via RPM.

The files can be in 16 bit .wav or .ilbc format and must be less than 3 seconds long.

I haven't experimented with this yet so I can't tell you how to actually program the files into the radio. Id intend to experiment with this, though.

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We have played with annunciation and don't use it in production. It takes a while to load and just further complicates the personality.

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Where in RPM are the audio files uploaded and is there a specific program I should use to record the voice? Thanks.
 
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