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EF Johnson 5100 Feature Decode Question.

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KB9YIS

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Hi,
I am interested in purchasing a 5100 radio with the following code: 242-5113-310-B12 (or BI2). I would like to check if this is a VHF Radio that supports Analog and P25. FPP would also be great.

BTW, The Firmware version is 2.8.15

Thanks,
John, KB9YIS
 

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ef johnson 5100

That is a fairly old firmware version. There is a website that will decode the info for you- try
The Radio Information Board • Search[]=16&ch=200 to get started. Without FPP, you will need a cable and the PC Configure software, so don't buy if you want to keep costs down. There are several on eBay right now, but many do not come with even a battery, so check the specs carefully. Adding a battery and charger will increase the cost by at least $50. I have a FPP that I got for about $300 with antenna, battery, and charger, so there are deals out there. Do not be afraid of one without a full keypad if it is a true FPP You might also want to check out an older Astro Saber III. One seller says he includes the software with the package of radio, antenna, new battery, and charger for around $335.
 

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If your intrested I have one for sale in the classifieds that is FPP. I am local to you . Since your new you cant get PM's Email me @ FFPM571@gmail.com
 
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