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Motorola XPR5550 (out of band programing?)

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kk4mei

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I have the XPR7550 and it goes from 403-512mhz I would like the get the XPR5550 mobile radio but the splits are diffrent 420-470 and 450-512mhz. I have heard of tricking the CPS to program the 550-512mhz radio into using the lover frequencies 420-450mhz.

Does anyone have any information on how this is done. I'm guessing it just an out of band mod to allow the use of ham bands.
 

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its an excellent question but I have not seen any details on how it could be done with todays current software programs
 

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The hacks I've seen have involved editing the codeplug in memory before writing to the radio. Haven't heard of any CPS hacks yet.
 
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