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XTL2500 900 mhz in ham?

This forum is for the discussions targeted at converting various models of Motorola equipment to operate in the 900MHz Amateur Band.

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XTL2500 900 mhz in ham?

Postby wazzzzzzzzup » Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:48 am

im interested in 900 ham and i see theres XTL2500 mobile does 900 too, does anyone know how hard it is to set up one on 900? maybe it will do it out of the box?? :)
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Re: XTL2500 900 mhz in ham?

Postby JPOPatents » Sat Oct 11, 2014 9:05 am

Yes, that radio will work on the 900 MHz ham band. You just need to hex edit CPS to enter the frequencies. However, I'm not a fan of XTLs and suggest that you would be happier with a Kenwood TK-981 unless you need p25 digital capability.
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