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XTL2500 MDC Help

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druhe

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I have several XTL2500 mobiles all programmed and ready for deployment. However I'm having a problem getting them to decode the MDC. I just need them to display the primary MDC of the transmitting radio. I have been through the help files multiple times, been through every tab in the CPS, for some reason I'm not seeing it. There is mention about reverse aliasing but I'm not clear on that either.

They are transmitting the MDC just fine.

Thanks in Advance
 

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Isn't MDC standard on the 2500? I have a UHF version that doesn't have H14/G114 in the flash but it does MDC.

Going from memory in the radio wide tab one of the other tabs will have a selection for PTT ID. Set it to show ID or show caller ID. I forget exactly how its worded but I bekieve thats what you're looking for.
 

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Expand radio configuration, open Display and Menu, PTT ID tab, is ID Display checked?

Display will only show numbers unless you set up an alias list.
 
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I have several XTL2500 mobiles all programmed and ready for deployment. However I'm having a problem getting them to decode the MDC. I just need them to display the primary MDC of the transmitting radio. I have been through the help files multiple times, been through every tab in the CPS, for some reason I'm not seeing it. There is mention about reverse aliasing but I'm not clear on that either.

They are transmitting the MDC just fine.

Thanks in Advance
Its an option you have to buy on the XTL2500. If it has the option than the above post is what you need to do you can check it to do it only when on that channel or in scan also
 

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Thanks everyone for the information.

Apparently this option was not purchased with these radios. The flash code is H35/G48. And the PTT ID tab mentioned above is not available. I sure wish they would have bought CDM's as suggested, oh well

Thanks Again
 
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