> i have a 2006 with a os456 and i am looking at getting a optocom. i have
> 5.0 and would like to know if anybody has this combination.
> here are some questions i would like answered.
> - can they both be used at the same time ( in dos or windows)?
In Windows, not in DOS (DOS will not multitask). yes it`s possible to run
two copies of Probe 5 in Windows, but just forget doing anything else with
Quote:> - can they be setup on the same sieral port? IE patching the radios
This a better solution, since you can daisy-chain them together through the
CI-V jacks, and assign each a different address. However, Probe will not
handle this arrangement, and you will have to opt for some more
sophisticated software to control the two radios, like Scanstar from Signal
Quote:> - can they reaction tune eath other? or one?
> - can the optocom pic up cell phones ( or a mode, key, or somehting) im
> the USA. so it is legal to listen.
Yup, the foreign model does a real fine job of this.
> if you would email me or post a reply it would help me alot with my next
> thanks a lot.