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Motorola SL300 vs. XPR 3300

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thinblueline42

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I currently am working an extra job doing security for a church and they are using SL300 UHF radios in digital conventional mode. Unfortunately, they don't have enough for everyone to go around so I'm looking at buying my own to free one up for another member to use. I spoke with administration and they said that I could purchase my own no problem. I am looking on eBay at picking up an XPR 3300 for a decent price. My only concern is that I see on Motorola's website that the SL300 is TDMA capable; but there's no mention on the XPR 3300's page if it can do TDMA. My questions are: (1) Does TDMA capability only matter for trunk systems? If TDMA does matter for conventional, is the XPR 3300 capable? Thank you all in advance for your help and insight.
 

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TDMA is the technology used in the Mototrbo radios......think old school Nextel......so in short, yes those two radios will talk to each other.
 
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