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Motorola T1600

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Sep 9, 2019
Hello all, I have a Motorola T1605CM which is a sort of antiquated remote console, but for some reason, I can't turn down old equipment, what can I say. I'm looking to hook the console up to a UHF CDM1250. All the wires are still connected to the T1600, I'm not sure if someone makes a pinout connector for the CDM for this setup or not, or if I'd need to make one or jerry-rig one. Looking for some direction on this as I've never done this before!

As usual, any help is greatly appreciated, I'd love to get this T1600 back on the air!

Thanks all!
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