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UPG ERROR 80 series radios

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phillmobile

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hi, when i try to write mpt firmware to some (not all) tk-7180 / tk-2180 i get UPG ERROR instead of UNPROGRAM.

the radiowillstill allow me to write files but just says UPG ERROR on the screen, i can write conventional firmware ack and use it that way no problem

Kenwood UPG ERROR - YouTube

firmware is
TK-x180MPT_FIRM_SH03_REL22.HEX

Kenwood i uk have not heard of this, says it might be because the radios are not licenced for mpt,how would that be done?

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phillmobile
 

kd8omt

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Did you ever figure this out, I just tried to flash my TK-8180-K to allow MDC and now I have this code on my screen
 

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If the radio was not setup for mpt, that will happen. You need to use the conventional firmware for it.

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