What's new in version 3.01?
- Channel -> Analog -> 5Tone ID, make the decode standard in current channel to be same as the 5Tone ID encode standard.
- AES256 encryption code only allows to write into radio, not allow to read from the radio.
- RX Group List (CPS->Settings > Chan Set > Rx Group List), add "none" selection
- Introduce the choice of selecting On line alert also to each Talk Group (one by one), so that every time any contact talks using that specific Talk Group, you will hear a beep at the beginning of speaking, regardless of the contact.
- Introduce a Global parameters for setting when the Idle state of digital channel will be played:
0 -> Beep off
1 -> Beep on led transition from blue to off (end of slot digital communication)
2 -> Beep on led transtion from green to off
3 -> Beep on led transition from blue or green to off.
What's new in version 2.05?
- Set the sub band default OFF when GPS roaming is turned On, to avoid the issue that sub band VFO channel jumps to random channel.
- In CPS -> Optional Setting-> Key function, remove the Monitor and SubPTT from the long key function.
- Add new function in CPS -> APRS -> Analog -> PASS ALL. Set On PASSALL will receive more APRS message, but some are with corrupted data. Default OFF. This command enables the attempt to display corrupted packets when PASSALL is ON. When PASSALL is OFF, packets will be displayed only if the CRC (error checking) is correct.
- Improve the analog APRS receive, with upgrading the APRS firmware to V1.03 for the APRS+BT board.
- Resolve the issue that export .dcf file doesn’t work with Contact Manager V270.
What's new in version 2.04?
- Resolve the issue in V2.03 that radio can’t contact Repeater.
- Resolve the issue that Talker Alias setting is not saved in export CSV file.
- CPS->Tool-> Channel Talker Alias Operation, allows you check or uncheck all Talker Alias in channel.
- Resolve the issue that CPS->Channel -> Analog APRS Report Freq. is not saved with the selected number.
- Resolve the issue that CPS-> GPS Roaming data is not saved.
Do I need to update my firmware?
Anytone radios generally ship with the latest firmware version installed. You can determine your current AT-D878UVII firmware version by pressing the softkey on your radio under the menu icon, then selecting Settings then Device Info and then scroll down to Firmware Ver. If the version displayed is less than 3.01, please continue with the firmware update instructions below.
Backup your current codeplug
Updating the firmware on your Anytone AT-D878UVII will erase your radio's current programming. To create a backup using the programming software, read from your radio and then save this file to your desktop or temporary folder.
Updating firmware and/or baseband
- Download the Anytone AT-D878UVII Firmware v3.01.
- Extract the files located in this zip file to your desktop or a temporary folder.
- Locate the AnyTone Radio Update Instructions PDF file and follow the detailed update instructions.