BCD396XT Moto Turbo Decoder

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sammyjenkis

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Hello I recently heard a presentation on Moto Turbo digital modulation and noted that several Turbo ham repeaters are popping up in the area. Is there any software that I can apply to my BCD396XT that will decode this modulation?
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Sammy
 

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Just so there is no confusion....the software does not work in the 396XT. The program requires a modification to your radio (a discriminator tap) and a computer running the software.

Bottom line is that you can not apply anything to your 396xt and have it decode Mototrbo.
 

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A Discriminator tap on 396 is possible, so to say that he can't decode after a tap isn't correct
 

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If you don't want to put a tap into a brand new XT radio (and who wants to void the warranty so quickly?) I'd get an older radio and put a tap into that....Mike
 

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If you don't want to put a tap into a brand new XT radio (and who wants to void the warranty so quickly?) I'd get an older radio and put a tap into that....Mike
I would like to have a Discriminator Tap put into my 396XT. Is there anyone here talking about this or reading that knows a Hamm operator or a radio shop that will do the work and do the work correctly?
 

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I would like to have a Discriminator Tap put into my 396XT. Is there anyone here talking about this or reading that knows a Hamm operator or a radio shop that will do the work and do the work correctly?
From my experience I wouldn't try it as s completely internal function. there is not enough room inside the case for the components.

ruined a 396xt once trying it :)
 

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I would like to have a Discriminator Tap put into my 396XT. Is there anyone here talking about this or reading that knows a Hamm operator or a radio shop that will do the work and do the work correctly?
Like I said before, Scott, it's probably a better shot to get an older scanner from a pawn shop (or even off our classifieds) and tap that. This way you're not out a whole bunch of green if something goes awry.

Mike
 
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