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Radio Programming Question

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jonesy0130

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Hello,
Please remove if this is not appropriate here. I am looking to get our old department radios programmed with just a few channels for training purposes. Just want to have them programmed with like Channel 1, 2, and 3 type thing. They are old XTS1500. We just want to be able to use them fro training and not our new 8000s. Please let me know what direction I should be looking in.
 

Ant9270

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Hello,
Please remove if this is not appropriate here. I am looking to get our old department radios programmed with just a few channels for training purposes. Just want to have them programmed with like Channel 1, 2, and 3 type thing. They are old XTS1500. We just want to be able to use them fro training and not our new 8000s. Please let me know what direction I should be looking in.
If your department has a radio shop who does your servicing/installs, contact them and I’m sure they’d be able to help with a small reprogramming job. If not, you’ll have to purchase the ASTRO-25 CPS from MSI, A programming cable, and learn the quirks of the software and do it yourself... (which is easier said than done, as there is a slight learning curve with CPS)
 

I_am_Alpha1

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Also, the frequencies you wish to program into the radio have to be licensed to you--or you need written permission from the license holder. If using someone's license, they need to be near you--can't operate under a license from across the state.
 

mbnv992

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1. Talk to your chief / commander first to get permission to use said new channels.

2. Go to systems administrator and have them program new frequencies in.
 
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