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Reprogramming a Maxon SP 100G?

Is it possible to reprogram a Maxon SP 100G for frequencies other than GMRS?
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Hello codeencrypt,

THE SP100G is essentially the same radio as the SP100U UHF business band unit that Maxon made at the same time, just pre-programmed for GMRS. I believe there is a programming kit for this radio (Model number: SPK400C) which may still be available for purchase from Maxon directly. Otherwise, your best bet is going to be contacting your local Maxon dealer to see if they have the capability to program he radio.

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Ken
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