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Old RELM VHF programming help

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Jun 1, 2007
We have an older RELM RMV series (gray chassis, alpha display) VHF radio in my police car (in service) that we use as back-up comms for Plan-A, fire, etc. Yesterday I was working and I noticed the alpha display was no longer "custom." Instead of saying "Plan-a" or "Fire" or "Car Car" it said "CH 1" or "CH 2" etc. The radio was still scanning the correct freqs, but it appears that something got bumped on the radio and wiped out the alpha tags.

This is a major problem as we got the radio second-hand from the FD and we are unable to tell what channel is what. Can anyone tell me what happened? I'm also not locating any information (instructions, etc) for this radio anywhere. We do not have a RIB or interface for this to reprogram it.
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