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error code #5...?

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Aug 23, 2007
hi all

i have just received my motorola maxtrac 800 mhz trunking 16 pin, 2 channel radio and need some help reading the code plug since its just giving me error code #5

well here is what ive done so far... i hooked everything up and mounted the radio in my car and plugged up my radio to my computer and when i try to read the code plug it gives me the error code #5, which means that i need to check the power or change the com port. i have tried both of those and its not changing.

so i did some research and found some info about the 16 pin accessory connector configurations and think this could be part of my problem

and remember that this is my first mobile radio so let me no if you need more info so you can help me w/ my problem a little bit better and ill see what i can supply

any help or suggestions are welcome...

i can be reached at the number given below if you would like to walk me through a few steps

Alex Fawaz
404 312 4104
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