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Motorola astro spectra

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If I have a Motorola astro spectra with a band split 482 -512 can it be used for an RX part of the repeater in the 440's, 450's, 460's?
 

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I don't believe the Spectra hardware will go down that far.
Let me edit this to clarify that I mean that you wouldn't be able to go that far out of the bandsplit on the Spectra, I wasn't implying that no kind of Spectra would work on that part of the band.
 
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That's a hard band split to find. I wouldn't mess with it. The other band splits that cover what you want are a dime a dozen on ebay.
 

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I know there are some spectras with strange band splits I have a system 9000 spectra with a split of 440-482 instead of 450-482
 

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I have an analog motorcycle Spectra with a factory bandsplit of 438-470. Converted it to a regular dash mount A5. Appears to be a mid power RF deck limited to 25 watts of power, has a sticker on it indicating this. Great radio, works super on ham and GMRS with no RSS hacking or VCO tweaks needed.
 
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