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XPR6550 Software

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leitung

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So yeah I picked up some XPR6550's for a heck of a deal the other day, and yeah I want to get them programmed so naturally I went off to Motorola Online to get me some software. I look in the catalog and see no software listed, so I get the part number RVN5115AC and look that up and it says it's been discontinued. Great..

So what are my options? Is there a new CPS for the XPR series that I don't know about, and if so what is the part number? (Being that MOL's catalog doesn't list software for the XPR)

By the way, yes I have signed the agreement and everything and it was over a year ago, I have been able to access software on there before.

Thanks for any help.
 

radiomankc

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You will also need the 25KHz entitlement key if you want to use it on HAM @ 25KHz bandwidth.
 

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Much thanks I got it now, pricey as usual going to have to wait a minute to get it, but I am still waiting for my charger as well.

Do they charge for the entitlement key for the 25khz spacing? Planning on doing some GMRS use on these but that may change if I decide to have one programmed by the radio shop for my companies TRBO network.
 

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No charge for the entitlement key. You do, however, have to do an online course in order to get it. Just make sure you tell them you need extra keys. So if you have 5 radios, tell them you need 10.
 

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Here's a hint on searching for Motorola's software on MOL. When searching don't search for exactly what you want, like "RVN5115AC". This search will only find that specific version of the software and, as you found, will no longer work when it's been updated. Search for the generic part number instead, like "RVN5115" using the "Starts with" or "Contains" option. That way you'll find the most current version and should have more luck when you don't know exactly what version they happen to be on when you search.
 

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No charge for the entitlement key. You do, however, have to do an online course in order to get it. Just make sure you tell them you need extra keys. So if you have 5 radios, tell them you need 10.
Correct on the no charge part but you only need a key per copy of CPS. That is, if you only have one computer that you use to program, you only need one wideband EID.
 
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