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Cow

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I found a guy who has some P25 Astro Spectras with the W4 heads on them, the thing is, I want one with the W3 head on it... He has a W3 head laying around, so is it possible to just replace the W4 with the W3? He has all of the necessary cables for the W3. Thanks for the help
 

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The W3, HHCH, uses a different interface/connector board in the radio. And a different cable.

Also requires hacking the code plug to change control heads.
 
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