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XTS2500 and Astro CPS

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I have tried unsuccesfully to program an XTS2500 Mod III VHF using Astro CPS R13. I have tried three times and each time i go to write the radio, it comes up with an error saying that the firmware version can only accept 15 zones with 16 channels, each one pointing to a unique personality, only up to 240 personalities. I have tried with FPP on and off, with no difference. This last time I tried, I have exactly the number of zones, channels, and personalities that it says, but still no luck. Does anyone here have any ideas of how I can get this to work?
 

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I believe the radio has version 9 firmware. It is flashed for conventional only, but I don't know if that matters or not.
 

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He has to be using Astro25 CPS. Astro CPS doesn't go up to R13
Try going below the allowed amount.
 

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With an FPP Radio using CPS above 9, you must have 240 personalities set up 16 channels in each of the first 15 zones otherwise the radio won't accept it.

New CPS FPP rules require this arrangement. It was much easier with CPS 9, you may want to go back if you can.

So, zone 1 must be 1-16
Zone 2 17-32
etc etc

These will all be FPP channels, and there's really no way around this arrangement.
 

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That's exactly what I thought it meant and is how it is currently was set up, yet the radio would not allow it.
 
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