SOFTWARE - Get it for free right here!

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SOFTWARE - Get it for free right here!

Post by Alex » Wed May 25, 2005 4:15 pm

Well at least you read the post...

Asking for it, posting locations for it, giving it to others through this board is a violation of the rules.

You will just be kicked off, and quite possibly, have your whole subnet banned.

I have a 0 tolerance for this.

IF the software is freeware - you must also provide a link to the license that states it as such.

I have probably removed about 20 people due to this over the past month or two. It's not tolerated.

Thanks.

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Post by pip57 » Sat Jun 25, 2005 6:36 pm

i gusse im at falt for arsking for a cirkit diagram...i apologise for that...pip57

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Post by Alex » Sun Jun 26, 2005 10:27 am

pip57 wrote:i gusse im at falt for arsking for a cirkit diagram...i apologise for that...pip57
I don't see where that is a problem...... Just no software.....

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Post by wowbagger » Mon Jun 27, 2005 9:48 am

So, will I get in trouble for posting:

http://www.redhat.com
http://rpmfind.net
http://www.gnu.org

?
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Post by Alex » Tue Jun 28, 2005 10:37 am

It's more the fact that I don't know enough about different radio manufactures and different people's 3rd party applications to know within a couple of seconds of reading a post that the stuff isn't freely avaliable to anyone (and sometimes you can't find the licenses publicly avalible online quickly... and even then... find a lawyer to read through some of them).

Since this board covers a variety of different products all using different software, it is something that I figured it's better to be a bit more broad than to simply guess, and see what happens. I'd rather be a sticker than someone who just avoids the subject all together.

I do know that those 3 sites are publicly avaliable, and the sofware on there is usually GNU Public License, or some derivitive thereof.

In other words, use your heads.

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Post by station house products » Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:31 pm

And yet, people continue to ask for it:

http://radio.the161.net/viewtopic.php?t=1896
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Post by batman » Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:06 pm

I thought GE/MA-Com offers it's older non trunking software for free.

Could be wrong though.
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Post by Alex » Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:16 pm

batman wrote:I thought GE/MA-Com offers it's older non trunking software for free.

Could be wrong though.

Because it's not clear and I am not an attorney, there are no exceptions to this rule. Sorry guys!

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Post by smokeybehr » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:06 pm

It's a real simple answer: Yes, I have it; or no, I don't have it; and no, I won't give it to you.

Go to MOL, or your local radio shop and buy it like the rest of us have.

It's just like the "Can you program X radio for Y trunking system?" found on RR, BB and maybe even here.

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Post by mistaken1 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:51 am

Those of us who come from the computer/networking world are used to free and readily available hardware drivers, firmware and manuals so we enter the radio world assuming that since these are electronic devices similar to video cards, motherboards or routers that the software/firmware and manuals for radios are free and readily available.

Turns out they are not.

It is hard for me to understand why the radio manufactures do not put all of their manuals on web the way Cisco does.

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Post by wowbagger » Sat Jan 09, 2010 2:03 pm

Why don't radio manufacturers put their info up?

First of all, the amateur radio companies by and large do - it is only the commercial and public safety manufacturers that don't.

Why not?

1) Risk of interference: the last thing Motorola, Kenwood, Icom, Tait, or anybody else want is for some whacker to be able to get a radio and reprogram it onto a police system and cause trouble - hence why programming software is so hard to come by.

2) FCC regulations: to be accepted for the Public Safety, Business, or other areas, there are strict rules about what the end user of the radio can do to the radio. Let the programming be too easy, and they could lose their FCC approval for the radios. Again, there is a big difference between the Amateur service and commercial radios.

3) Profit.
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Post by KE7JFF » Wed Jan 13, 2010 8:01 pm

I would like to see at least a link to where one can LEGITIMATELY get software if avalible as a post it note.

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Post by Alex » Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:32 pm

KE7JFF wrote:I would like to see at least a link to where one can LEGITIMATELY get software if avalible as a post it note.
http://www.motorola.com
http://www.vertexstandard.com/
http://www.icomamerica.com/en/
http://www.harris.com/

etc.

Just google the manufacturers website.........

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Post by cvfd1615 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:12 am

Is asking for firmware not allowed as well?

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Post by Alex » Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:25 pm

cvfd1615 wrote:Is asking for firmware not allowed as well?
Correct.

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