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Vertex VX-824 Error

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4-crime

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Hi all, I am currently trying to program a Vertex VX824 UHF 450-490mhz unit. I was able to initially program the radio with frequencies with no problem. Then when I went to enable the option field for the VMDE-200 chip that I use for MDC1200 I get an error on the screen after the radio is written. I have tried several times to put a new codeplug in the radio but I am still having the same problem. I even tried program the frequencies in the radio with the option field left blank and I am not getting any RX audio and it will not TX. Can anyone give me any help or point me in the right direction? The radio has firmware 1.41 and I am using the latest version CPS 4.04.
 

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First perform an "Adjustment Recovery" to see if it clears the error, located under Radio pull-down. If not verify if the option board is defective. Remove the rear panel and the VMDE-200 option board, if the error resets and RX/TX comes back, then the issue is the option board.
Also maybe not getting good contact with option board.
Last if less than 3 years old from purchase let Vertex deal with the issue.
 

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Thank you for your help. The adjustment recovery seemed to work. The radio is now working properly with the board installed.
 
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