DMR CPS Programmer by DL5MCC

What is CPSProgrammer?
DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) is a digital voice (DV) modulation scheme, which becomes more and more popular in amateur radio (ham radio). To be able to use the radio transceivers, all frequencies (channels) used must be entered as a „memory channel“ into the so called codeplug (CP). There is a huge number of local radio repeaters, as well as analogue FM repeaters and simplex frequencies, which all have to be entered into the CP by typing it manually into a programming software (CPS). Only in Germany we currently have about 270 DMR repeater, which expand to about 600 channels (2 timeslots + many mixed mode FM) only for DMR.

Features and Limitations

CPSProgrammer is an automatic programming (programming robot) of the channel information of a CPS. CPSProgrammer reads all input-information from a CSV file.

CPSProgrammer is designed to interact with the existing vendor-provided CPS software. CPSProgrammer does not read or write codeplug-files (.rdt, .rcd, .rcdx).  The vendor's CPS software must be running for CPSProgrammer to update the codeplug that is open in vendor's CPS software (see picture above:  "Principle of the CPSProgrammer").

Currently supported CPS software.
  • CSI CS700 Radio Programming Software V1.25 (2015-06-04): CS700, CS701, Kirisun DR7100
  • CSI CS750 CPS HAM2000 R4.00.27: CS750, CS751, CS800, CS801
  • Tytera MD380 Radio Programming Software V1.29.0, V1.30.0: MD380, MD390
  • Typtera MD390 → edit [MD380] section in .ini file: WindowTitle=CPS MD-390. Then select MD380 as CPS
  • Retevis RT3 Radio Programming SW, V1.30.0
  • Hytera PD365 Hytera Customer Programming Software, V1.04.03.003.EM5: PD365, PD375
  • Hytera PD785 Customer Programming Software (CPS), V7.00.07.020.EM5 / v7.06.02.006.EM5, V8.00.09.007.EM5: MD 655 (G), MD785 (G), PD785 (G), X1p
    Please note: The new feature of 255 channels/zone is not yet supported (however planned).
  • Hytera AR685 → edit [PD785] section in .ini file: WindowTitle Then select PD785 as CPS
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