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Motorola Saber Programming Issue

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N3KGD

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I experience a weird issue when attempting to program one of my Motorola Saber I Securenet Radios.

I program the radio for all 12 channels and frequencies.


Well, what frequency I have in Channel 2 on the RSS is actually Channel 1 on the radio.

Then Channel 3 in the RSS is Channel 2 on the Radio.
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Then Channel 12 in the RSS is Channel 11 on the Radio.

Now, Channel 12 is nothing.



I set the radio personality file to the serial number on the back of the radio. Enabled some features and such. I also tried some other similar personalities.


Is there something I am doing wrong?

Anyway - I manage now by using only 11 channels and having myself emulate Channel 2 in the RSS as Channel 1 on the radio and so on and so forth.


I own several Sabers and have programmed them several times, and it's just this one that's going nuts.

I figure it may just be a bad codeplug in the radio????




What do you guys think?
 

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Perhaps a channel selector switch gone bad/shorting flex? I have seen Sabers with well worn channel selector switches refuse to change channels regardless of physical switch position. I can imagine where a shorted switch or bad flex could do this. Just my guess though.

Thats my guess but I would give the Motorola brain trust at Batlabs a search then a posting. Someone over there has seen this a few thousand times I am certain.
http://batboard.batlabs.com/

Good Luck!
 
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