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spitcher1992

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does anyone know if the PR400 is capable of this? i have an HT1250 and 750 and i am able to make them "beep" when i am scanning and there is traffic on my priority channel. im running an older version of cps that was purchase when my fire dept used them a couple of years ago and im not exactly familiar with these specific radios yet.

i searched through help topics and index where it indicated that it was possible but had no information specific to lead me in the right direction, unlike cps for my 1250 which includes links an detailed instruction.

any input would be awesome!
 

spitcher1992

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nevermind! im so stupid!! i found it. as i said, im not familiar with this cps yet due to the fact that i have been with the hts/cdms for so long.

thanks anyway and if anybody has any tips or tricks please let me know:)
 

SteveC0625

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Like you, I learned the CDM/HT Professional Series CPS first. When I got the Commercial Series CPS, I discovered that there were very few commonalities and had to do a lot of learning all over again. Motorola doesn't seem to do things consistently across multiple CPS platforms.

Let me suggest that you make sure you are in Expert Mode, and then study the heck out of the code plugs. There are codeplugs for each different model of the Commercial series down in a folder called Samples in Program Files --> Motolrola - Commercial Series. I found that helped me get up to speed very quickly.
 

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Open the program, read the radio, then on the left select scan, on the main screen you have a couple of selections for now the scan works.

Next select scan list, and set up the channels to scan. by selecting channel from the left and move it to the right then go to the bottom of the page and select the priority.

That should do what you what.
 

spitcher1992

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How would I go about upgrading the codeplug version on a pr400? Ive never done it before with any of the radios I deal with regularly.

there are options that i would like to enable, such as mdc calling, which requires a codeplug version of 3.01 or above. The radio is 3.0 at this time.
 
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