Firmware-PCConfig Decode

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by N3AAG » Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:47 pm

Intrinsically Safe wrote:My guess is that you'd be OK with 1.22.0.4, but we are talking about 4 yr old software. I don't think there were major file format changes between the two, but I could be wrong.

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by N3AAG » Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:51 pm

Intrinsically Safe

But what will happens with radio alignment (tuning) data after F/W upgrade?

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by Intrinsically Safe » Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:53 pm

I have never personally run into tuning values being changed after a firmware upgrade. So in my experience I would say nothing.

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by N3AAG » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:01 pm

Intrinsically Safe wrote:I have never personally run into tuning values being changed after a firmware upgrade. So in my experience I would say nothing.

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You mean that they are preserve?

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by flat4turbo » Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:35 pm

Normally, options, tune values and programming does not change. In fact, this is why *if* ever you upgrade to a such a newer firmware version that the internal file format version changes, you need to read the file into the newer PCConfigure and write it back to the radio to include the newer fields available with the newer version. NOTE: You can get the current info from the radio through PCConfigure which let's you read in the current file format, DSP, Bootcode, ESN, etc. Read the release notes of the f/w upgrade to determine if it were to change the format version number.

CAVEAT: However, there was one instance where a radio I upgraded the firmware for lost it's MDC 1200 ANI after the upgrade. The fact the radio had it to begin with appeared to be a fluke, it was never optioned with it from the factory. Yet it originally worked, but not after the upgrade. They must have closed the loop on the "bug" that allowed MDC ANI when it had not been enabled in the original firmware.

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by spicaroo » Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:26 pm

Hey,
My high band efj 5100 has firmware 2.8.3 ... what pcc do I need?

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by spicaroo » Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:42 pm

I would appreciate if someone could message me to for information on finding the proper version. Thanks

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by Intrinsically Safe » Tue Dec 30, 2008 2:05 pm

spicaroo wrote:Hey,
My high band efj 5100 has firmware 2.8.3 ... what pcc do I need?
1.28.0.8

Sorry for the delay, I was not autologging in when I checked the site and did not see any new posts.

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by spicaroo » Wed Jun 24, 2009 11:50 am

I have a ef johnson radio with the v4.10.9 what pc config do I need to program it?

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by Intrinsically Safe » Wed Jun 24, 2009 1:51 pm

spicaroo wrote:I have a ef johnson radio with the v4.10.9 what pc config do I need to program it?

PCC 2.6.9

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by m33kr0b » Thu Aug 20, 2009 11:38 am

which version would i need for this

Model 242-5113-310-GF
File Formate
Ver 5.8
DSP Software Ver 1.2.3
Controller Ver 1.18.15
Hardware Ver Not
App.
Radio Ser # 40-51-13-31-00-01-48-84
Boot Load Ver 1.13

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by Intrinsically Safe » Thu Aug 20, 2009 1:45 pm

m33kr0b wrote:which version would i need for this

Model 242-5113-310-GF
File Formate
Ver 5.8
DSP Software Ver 1.2.3
Controller Ver 1.18.15
Hardware Ver Not
App.
Radio Ser # 40-51-13-31-00-01-48-84
Boot Load Ver 1.13
PCC 1.28.0.8

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by m33kr0b » Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:42 pm

thanks a million

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by Jay » Thu Nov 05, 2009 10:32 am

My radio has version 3.10.6. What do I need? Thanks.

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Re: Firmware-PCConfig Decode

Post by Intrinsically Safe » Fri Nov 06, 2009 3:09 pm

You would need PCC 1.30.2 which was a special release. Typically they will only give out to the original purchaser or an entity from the original purchaser. Good luck getting that from the company.
Was this a DOD surplus radio by chance?
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