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Disable MODAT on Astro Saber?

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sefrischling

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I am trying to change the zones in my VHF Astro Saber and every time I try and change Zone 1 I get an error telling me my MODAT is invalid. When I go to MODAT no matter what zone and channel I select it tells me they are invalid.

So ... can I disable this? I have never encountered this changing zones or channels before, or any other radios.
 

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I pretty sure you need to have one channel designated with modat if its in the flashcode, I don't think it matters which zone as long as one channel is assigned with modat signaling. I ended up using the FDB tool and removing that non-sense from my radio completely.
 

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In my case, I have a whored out flash code, so I put in a useless freq, & assigned modat to that freq. One freq has to have modat when you have a "feature rich" FC.
 

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Thanks, I'll just assign a MURS channel. It seems Marine Channel 16, 22 13 are presently my MODAT They were Zone 1, channels 1, 2, 3.
 
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