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Remove Connect Plus Trunking

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Hi all, I've searched the Motorola forum and reviewed this thread here but wanted to post this as a double check. I've been offered a Motorola XPR 6550 that has the sticker in the back that says Connect Plus Trunking. I'm assuming that this means the radio has the capability of CPT, however I don't need CPT. I'm looking to use this for ham use and monitoring the local FD and EMS.

As was stated in the thread I linked to, for a 7550, someone mentioned to "Just uncheck the option board tab in each channel in all the zones."

Would that same method work in "turning off" the CPT on this 6550? Or should I pass this offer up and look for one without the option board?

Thanks everyone for your advice!
 

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The Con+ option just means that the radio is entitled for that feature, so that you can flash it with Con+ CPS...it shouldn't have any other effect on the normal radio operation as long as you have the option board checks tuned off for your "normal" CPS stuff. For reselling the radio, Con+ is like $100 or something to add to the radio, so it increases it's value for those who need a radio for a Con+ system.

Paul
 

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The Con+ option just means that the radio is entitled for that feature, so that you can flash it with Con+ CPS...it shouldn't have any other effect on the normal radio operation as long as you have the option board checks tuned off for your "normal" CPS stuff. For reselling the radio, Con+ is like $100 or something to add to the radio, so it increases it's value for those who need a radio for a Con+ system.

Paul


Thanks Paul!


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