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Astro Spectra MDC Decode

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Magnetsteve

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Does anyone know if this radio has MDC decode:

Motorola Astro Spectra VHF (W5)

Model: T88DX+089W_ASTRO

ID: D04KKF9PWSAN

Flashcode: 100001000007


Thanks.
 

immelmen

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FYI. it does depend on exactly what MDC signals you want the radio to decode. If you want to display the ID's of TXing units, then yes, you need 5 or 4 as the first digit of the flash for "enhanced digital ID display"

However, your radio will decode and properly display/alert MDC pages, pvt calls, and MDC acknowledgments as it stands now.
 

hatzfeed

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astro MDC ID

Hi,

I have a 4 in my flash key of an astro spectra and was able to see "call received" when the MDC alerted.
I changed some things around in the codeplug but still cant get it to display the MDC ID.

Are you familiar with the codeplug of this radio to assist with this problem?

Thanks so much
 
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