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EFJ RS-5300 Mobile Programming Help


Mar 7, 2002
New Orleans region
I have programmed this radio in the past, but having problems now.

James Craswell has contacted me, but I can't reply to his .BOX email address. It won't let me generate a reply back. Need a different email address for him.

It was last programmed by me with PCC v 2.10.2. But when I try using it now, all it does is create a HEX file on my computer. Like I am missing a control file to use the PCC program.

Did this some years back when supporting the National Guard and was working along side several EFJ field support people.

You can contact me at k1vty@yahoo.com or call my cell at 985-502-8693. I live in Folsom, Louisiana, about 45 miles north of New Orleans.

Thanks, Jim.