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Radio error under proGrammer

merlin

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OK, got another box of M-RK radios and trying to read from them. Seems the radios were programmed with a newer version and that is where it all ends.
Thought I had the latest version, files being 'R17A05.
Anyone know where I can get my hands on newer updates ? or just getting this to work ?
Note, not asking for software, I have that, just trying to read the new radios.
 

merlin

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Note: someone suggested I need the RIB but looking at the schematics, connections are much straight through to the com 1 port.
Allbeit, this is a different computer, same software and setup that worked before.Just puzzling.
Difference is new radios ar 800 Mhz. They do wake in PC program mode.
 

merlin

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OK, after farting with this setup for 4 hours, I finally got it to work on all the M-RKs, now for something practical with them.
 

merlin

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I believe ProGrammer ended with version R20. After that, starts the RPM series of software.
I believe so also. I recall this is ProGrammer V. 18. It works with all my M-RK radios, but sheesh deciphering the hex files created. Found channel names with a hex editor but I need frequencies to go with it. One of my 450 radios has only one RX channel and would be cool if I could set a TX and a couple extra channels. This utility makes Baofeng and Icom like kindergarten stuff.
 

merlin

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Don't really know that I need RPM. I might when my Jaguar700P cable comes in. This has my radio on the list.
Help says it will work on a channel by channel basis, but no such animal found. The radio shows 'PC PROG' 'APP CMD' and that is all.
I can get RPM for $150 if I really need it.
 
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