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MPFD535

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I had a radio guy tell me that he has a buddy that modified his tk790 radio so that the radio Id numbers will come up on the screen just like a motorola does. has anyone ever heard of this? Thats the only thing I miss since I switched from motorola to kenwood.

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That series of Kenwoods will not do MDC1200 decode. They will do encode with an optional board from another manufacturer. Newer Kenwood radios have MDC1200 encode decode along with Kenwoods Fleetsync. You can do MDC1200 or Kenwood Fleetsync but not both. I have a VHF TK2180 and UHF TK3180 that I upgraded to the recent firmware which enables MDC1200 encode and decode with the ID number or you can program a name to the ID. The TK7180/8180 mobiles are part of the same platform so the same firmware can be flashed in any existing radio from that series to make it do IDs.
 
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