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Adding P2017a to Astro Spectra mobile

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I picked up a P2017A . I understand from what I read that it will interface with the Astro Spectra mobile.
My mobile is a VHF trunk mount with W7 head. I see the connection point on the front of the radio and I have setup VRS.
I was lookig for some documentation on the unit. I opened up the P2017A and I see the board is a YLE4009A. I see several pots on the main board as well as some adjustments on the radio pack. The radio is marked 287AYW0028 T1 458.4875 R1 458.4875.

There is no audio passed from the astro spectra to the P2017A and nothing from the P2017A to the Astro spectra. Are there any mods to either the astro spectra radio or the P2017A that need to be done ?

Thanks

Mike
 

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working yes, where I want it no.

Thanks to Tim help and emails.
Yes the initial problem was an over site on the programming,
It appears from what I have been told the P2017a is crystal controlled. That was the second part of the problem. I was working off of the programming I put into the radio and not what was actually on the module in the P2017A.
it works if I use 458.4875

Mike
 
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