• To anyone looking to acquire commercial radio programming software:

    Please do not make requests for copies of radio programming software which is sold (or was sold) by the manufacturer for any monetary value. All requests will be deleted and a forum infraction issued. Making a request such as this is attempting to engage in software piracy and this forum cannot be involved or associated with this activity. The same goes for any private transaction via Private Message. Even if you attempt to engage in this activity in PM's we will still enforce the forum rules. Your PM's are not private and the administration has the right to read them if there's a hint to criminal activity.

    If you are having trouble legally obtaining software please state so. We do not want any hurt feelings when your vague post is mistaken for a free request. It is YOUR responsibility to properly word your request.

    To obtain Motorola software see the Sticky in the Motorola forum.

    The various other vendors often permit their dealers to sell the software online (i.e., Kenwood). Please use Google or some other search engine to find a dealer that sells the software. Typically each series or individual radio requires its own software package. Often the Kenwood software is less than $100 so don't be a cheapskate; just purchase it.

    For M/A Com/Harris/GE, etc: there are two software packages that program all current and past radios. One package is for conventional programming and the other for trunked programming. The trunked package is in upwards of $2,500. The conventional package is more reasonable though is still several hundred dollars. The benefit is you do not need multiple versions for each radio (unlike Motorola).

    This is a large and very visible forum. We cannot jeopardize the ability to provide the RadioReference services by allowing this activity to occur. Please respect this.

VX-427 on 70CM?

Status
Not open for further replies.

62Truck

Premium Subscriber
Joined
Aug 13, 2005
Messages
1,634
Location
Uranus
Has any one had any luck with getting one of these radios on 70cm? I tried some hex editing and tried to change 450 to 440 but the software still reverts back to 450 after entering a 440 freq in..
 

n000765

Member
Joined
Mar 7, 2013
Messages
7
Yes, the VX-427 will work on the 70 cm band. You don't need to modify the CE-64 software. You just need to run it in 'Manufacture Mode', which will let you change the lower band limit to 440 MHz, or whatever you want.

The MaxKelley.com website explains the steps needed to do this for some other Vertex Standard software, but basically, right-click the CE-64 icon on your desktop and then click on Properties. Add (space)-m to the right end of the Target line.

When you run CE-64, it will start with a password box. Enter ansho-bango as the password.

From the menu line, you can navigate to the Common...Hardware screen and change the minimum frequency to 440 MHz.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top