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Is DMR Still Present After The Firmware V1.3 Upgrade?

JASII

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I seem to recall some discussion in the that DMR might disappear after some particular firmware update. For those that added DMR previousloy AND did the firmware update to V1.3, do you still have DMR?
 

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I seem to recall some discussion in the that DMR might disappear after some particular firmware update. For those that added DMR previousloy AND did the firmware update to V1.3, do you still have DMR?
If DMR was to be disabled in the V1.30 firmware, they would have to have announced that, and made a new solution available to those who have purchased it. The only DMR in my area is a ham repeater, and I'm not sure how active it is, so I haven't actually tested it fully, but I can confirm that PPS still allows me to program DMR, and the profile loaded onto my G5 with no complaint.
 

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Thank you. That is what I assumed, but you know what can happen when you assume!
 

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DMR is controlled by model number of the pager. It will never go away regardless of what you do to it.
There was a rumour going around, some months ago, that a future firmware update would rescind the "free" DMR upgrade. The only way I could see to do that would be to have the new firmware version require another new model number (e.g. G68), and provide some means for those who paid for the upgrade (but not anyone else) to update to that model number. If that rumour is false, that's good to know :)
 
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