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Astro saber firmware

rnemtb2

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Good afternoon ,
is there an easy way yo find out what firmware version my radio has installed? I just purchased another one ,went to program it using cps and I get a message firmware needs to be updated.

thanks in advance
George
 

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turn radio on and hit lower back side button five times will place radio in service mode where version will scroll across screen.

These radios require a smart rib and a OEM flash cable (Different than regular programming cable) to update the firmware.

Also most older pre 4.xx firmware radios are probably 512k vocons so they can only come up to 5.6 firmware. 1meg was 7.71xx
 

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Good morning ,
Thanks n3obl. it shows 04.01.05.00 . trying to find someone locally to update it, if possible. I went to program it . I get the message it won't take the 2.5khz transmit deviation firmware needs to be updated.
 

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Thats old VSELP firmware. Probably wont do P25 digital. I do have the stuff to do it but would have to be shipped.
 
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