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XTS 2500 Question!

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Does anyone know if an XTS2500 with a split of 450-512MHZ. go down to the 440MHZ Ham band? I am looking to get one but this concerns me.

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Thanks!
I am glad I asked. I guess I need one with the 403-470 split then right? Or is there another split?
My GP380 has that split.

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Can't these be bit banged out of band via taking a hex editor to the cps like some of the older radios?
 

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Akardam's website has directions for forcing the CPS for the Astro25 series out of band. Now, keep in mind that this is just a software modification, and that there is no guarantee that the hardware in the radio will perform well or at all outside of it's rated bandsplit (although it is possible, you might want to ask on the Batboard if anybody has experience with this).
 

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An "S" split (450-512) unit should, in most cases, operate down to 440MHz just fine, without the need of any fine-tuning. Most Astro/Astro25 radios can perform +/- 10MHz of the rated band-split without serious degradation in signal quality.

As was mentioned above, you will need to hex edit the CPS to allow programming out-of-band.
 

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is an "S" split (450-512mhz) 2500 able to do 6.25khz PLL Steps?
I am looking for something to cover the new 6.25khz band split for the new FDNY/EMS Frequencies
 

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I have bought Radios from that seller more then once and have had no issue even with no tags the serial number in CPS is always fine his radios used to all have 123abc serial numbers but all have good numbers seller also ships super fast so dont worry about no tags
 

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Thanks a lot!
I am new to this particular radio. I have experience with kenwood commercial radios and some experience with Sabers and GP380s. I just want to make sure to ask all the right questions before diving in...

Manny
 
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