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Kenwood 90 Series Mobile MDC

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ndejohn

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2 questions:

(1) Does the Cimmaron Boards work in the 90 series mobiles?

(2) If they do, can I Decode and Encode or just Encode MDC?

My goal is to get both.

Thanks,
Nick
 

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The Cimarron board does work in most radios. As for most Kenwood radios it will encode only. This has something to do with Kenwood not playing nicely with Cimarron, that is according to a conversation I had with them.

Your best bet if you want to decode MDC signalling on the radio is to buy another radio or use an external decoder.

David
 
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