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Upgrading Flashcode question

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I just purchased an VHF Astro Spectra with a flaschcode of 590008-0C0E00-0. It won't let me program in conventional mode. How much would it cost to fix the flashcode so that it'll do conventional?
 

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It should do conventional operation by default.

Is there perhaps a trunking system currently programmed into the radio?
 

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The radio shop i brought it to to be programmed said they couldn't get past the first screen on the cps (whatever that means) They said that "MODAT" was blocking conventional operation and that it could not do conventional with the 590008-0C0E00-0 as the flashcode. Does this make sense?
 

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Did someone force a portable codeplug into the radio? ALL Astro radios can do conventional, so if they were receiving errors, then something isn't right. FYI, Astro mobiles were never sold with MODAT, only the portables. That's why I asked about the forced CP/flash.
 
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