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Astro Mobile/Saber ?

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Armadillo5

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Really I have two ?'s but both dealing with the same topic. I am reading the manuel on the Astro W3 and so on as well as Saber and was wondering, can these radio's do 6.25? I have read the part about the "9.programable" on the serial number, etc from the book.

Also, unrelated to Moto but still the same, does the 996XT do 6.25?

Thank you for the help.
 

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I couldn't find info on the Astro Spectra but I don't think they can do 12.5. The Astro Saber will not do 6.25.
The 996XT will do 6.25
 

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The receiver specs on Motorola's website for the astro saber says it will to 12.5/20/25/30 channel spacing. 30 is only on VHF.
 

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Sooo, maybe my ? is more along the lines of, can the Astro Spectra do 6.25? From what I am reading it says under option "9" on the serial # that it is programmable.

I guess I will need to upgrade my Astro Saber to an XTS 5000. I may also look into an XTL as well. I figure they are still good for some thing's but with the upcoming changes in the next couple of years I will need some 6.25.

Appreciate the feedback.
 

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Astro Saber's will do it once they have the firmware refresh done on them.
 

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Astro Saber's will do it once they have the firmware refresh done on them. But they must be the 1 meg boards and not the 512k boards as the 512k boards do not have the memory requirements.
 
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