I'm aware of what NAC is. The problem is Moto CPS only allows numbers to be entered. Alpha characters aren't numbers, example: $ k2 a. I just made that one up. How do I convert it to work with CPS software?
Well I respectfully disagree. If you knew what HEX was you would know 'k' is not a valid HEX character.
Hex(base 16) is made up of the same numbers as base 10(dec), plus the ALPHA characters A, B, C, D, E and F to make up the 'extra' 6 characters in base 16. One valid NAC I KNOW is correct is $4CE, used by the RCMP here in Canada.
The NAC $293(hex)=659(base10) $4CE(hex)=1230(base10) if the NAC has a '$' sing in front of it, it is a hex number.
$ k2a is not valid because the letter k is not a valid symbol used in hex.
In a lot of radio programming software, the NAC will need to be entered as a hex value.
Below is a small chart to explain. The left column are normal base 10(DEC) numbers every one uses, the right side is the same DEC number converted to base 16(HEX)
How to convert from DEC to HEX you ask?
Try entering $4CE (do not include the dollar symbol, it is only there to tell you the value is HEX) and let us know how that works out for you.
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