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Mystery Programming Cable

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mfn002

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I acquired a lot of three programming cables on eBay recently. One is sort of recognizable. The other two are identical but I have no idea what they go to. There is a phone-type plug coming out of the pictured radio connector. It appears that they are some sort of weird RIB-less cables, judging by the circuit board in the 25-pin female connector enclosure. They have no markings to indicate a manufacturer. I decided to post this here because I have no idea what they are for.
 

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GE is my guess, looks like their over engineering, don't know for sure whic portable they fit did you get this "State Surplus"?
 

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GE is my guess, looks like their over engineering, don't know for sure whic portable they fit did you get this "State Surplus"?
No. They were from a seller who got them somewhere or another. You might be right about it being GE, but wouldn't they have their logo on it? The seller had no idea what they were for.
 

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One more thing I noticed about the cables was that on the serial end there was a production date of 03/08/1991 and POSITRONICS, INC. There is also some sort of number: NQC25F-200-14. I hope this helps somewhat in solving this mystery.
 

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Programming cables

I believe that you have a Bendix/King portable programming cable. The right angle 6p connector is the key. Looks just like the one I have.

my $.02

tom
 
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