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Tytera New Firmware for MD-2017--Is it worth installing?

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jimlawrence

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I see there's "new" (to me, anyway) firmware for the MD-2017 on TYT's website. Has anyone tried it? Comments? Thanks!
 

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Usually there is information on what it does. This may be a document in the download file or on the download page. If it fixes a problem, it is easy to decide. If it is another bell or whistle, then you can ignore it. A search to see the comments from others that have used it might also help you decide.
 

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Thanks to @jaspence for his comments!
I did the upgrade. The upgrade went smoothly. I extracted the folder from the zip file to my desktop, then used the instructions I found at: How to upgrade the TYT MD-2017 Firmware to do the actual firmware upgrade.
One of the problems the upgrade was supposed to fix was a problem with the GPS location accuracy. Before the upgrade, my unit reported my location about 40 miles north of where I actually am. The upgrade didn't change that at all.
If anyone else has done the upgrade to version 4.17, I'd appreciate hearing about your experience.
 
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