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XTS 5000 FPP Question


Premium Subscriber
Sep 10, 2019

If I buy a Motorola XTS 5000 with the correct flashcode for FPP, is it likely I will still require some element of CPS after getting the radio? In other words, if a FPP-ready XTS5000 comes "unprogrammed", will I likely be able to start using it for FPP right away without CPS? I understand many settings, menu layouts, alpha tags will not be changeable without CPS. Thanks!


Apr 13, 2009
You need CPS to tell the radio how many zones you want FPP’able. You can have up to 16 zones with FPP everything else has to be input via the CPS ( including things like setting up MDC, ID display, what the buttons do etc etc ). So before you buy the radio, find out how many zones the seller has set up for FPP first, and have him program everything else how you want it before he ships the radio out to you.
Just read that the radio you are looking at is coming “unprogrammed”. In that case - you need the CPS to set up FPP zones first