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RRS-5R Programming Software and USB-K4Y cable for RH5R V2*
RRS-5R Programming Kit
for Rugged Radios RH-5R-V2
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RRS-5R Programming Software and USB-K4Y cable for RH5R V2*
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Program memories and other settings of the RH-5R V2 radio.
MAC version uses only this cable
Microsoft Windows 8/8.1, 10 (32 or 64 Bit), or Win 11
MacOs 10.13.6 (64-bit) or higher
Performance and ease of use guaranteed only with the RT Systems USB-K4Y cable.
Mac version works only with the RT Systems USB-K4Y cable.
BOTH Mac and Windows version for $15 more
. Contact RT Systems after making your original purchase.
BOTH Windows and MAC for only $15.00 more.
Contact RT Systems to order the cross platform copy after placing your original order.
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Windows OS - Electronic Download
Windows OS -Add CD with Download (+$7.50)
Mac OS - Electronic Download
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RT Systems RRS-5R Programming software makes it easy to manage memory channel information and other menu settings of the Rugged Radios RH-5R(original) and RH-5R/V2 radios. The package contains a program for each. Be sure to install the one that matches your model. Install more than one if you have several radios then copy and paste between the files to get all the radios up and running quickly and easily.
Click here for more Information about the Windows Version.
Click here for more Information about the Mac Version.
Spreadsheet layout with many point and click options.
"Read" the current configuration from the radio for editing or start from scratch in a new file.
The programmer has copy and paste of memory channel information between files.
Column editing for changing several channels with minimal typing.
An easy interface to Internet based data to get repeater information for your location, a travel route, or a vacation spot. Repeater details available for locations in and outside the US. (separate purchase or subscription may be required)
Other built-in frequency lists for easy memory channel entries (check File|External data in the programmer before you spend time on internet searches for frequencies. You may find just what you need!)
Copy and paste spreadsheet or website data.
Much more than just memory channel programming with settings for other radio menu items.
RT Systems Programming Software for the
requires Windows 8/8.1 (full version), Windows 10 for 32 and 64 bit platforms or Windows 11.
requires Mac OS X 10.13.6 (64-bit) or newer.
Was shipped in a timely manner and software was easy to install and use
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The Windows version of the RT Systems programmer for this radio now works with "generic" USB cables. USB cables have become a little more consistent and reliable. Consider this as you decide which cable will be best for you.
If you feel really comfortable with identifying what cable is needed for this radio, by all means, pick something cheap and order it. You may get what you need for less money. We all like to get things that work for less money. But remember, you must consider, electronics of the cable as well as the proper connection at the radio to get programming to work. RT Systems has done all that work for you and can guarantee that the cable listed in the description is what you need for this model.
Cables with proper pin spacing for the radio have been around for a long time with varying designs for USB circuitry. some work well. Some work with varying degrees of success. Some don't work at all. Both circuitry design and wiring could be the issue. If you have a cable that works, it should work with the Windows version of the programmer. The Mac version of the programmer requires the RT Systems USB-K4Y cable.
A generic cable may cease to work on Windows 11.
When using a generic USB cable for programming, you are responsible for finding and installing drivers.
You are responsible for identifying the com port in use by the cable, assigning that in the program and changing it should you use a different cable the next time that assigns to a different com port designation.
RT Systems cannot help you with cable setup... there are just too many cables out there for us to begin to know what you have.
Performance and ease of use of the Windows programming system are guaranteed only with the RT Systems USB-K4Y cable. Note: The Mac version will work ONLY with the RT Systems USB-K4Y cable.
RT Systems programming cables work on Windows 11.
Drivers are installed during installation of the programmer. Sometime help is needed to complete driver installation: we are here to help with that.
You do not need to know or assign a com port in the program. The programmer finds the cable automatically.
If there is a problem with communications between the radio and the computer, we are here to help....and we know LOTS of tricks!!
RT Systems programmers work with the radio specified from the manufacturer shown in the description.
No implication is made that a programmer is appropriate for a radio with a similar number from a different manufacturer. Actually, purchasing a programmer for a radio from a different manufacturer just because it has a similar number is strongly discouraged.
RT Systems takes no responsibility for the performance of your radio should you choose to use a programmer other than that listed specifically for the manufacturer and model of that radio you are attempting to program. Exceptions are noted in the description for several products. Check there if you feel your radio is a variant of the one shown, but be advised that the manufacturer will never vary. If the model is not listed, you should check with RT Systems prior to your purchase.
Installed software is NOT returnable, exchangeable or returnable.
Your purchase is for the RT Systems programmer on ONE operating system: Windows OR Mac.
You make that selection during the purchase from our site or at download if your purchase was through a dealer.
You can have BOTH the Windows and Mac versions at a discount for the second (for programmers that have both a Windows and Mac version available).
Qualifying versions are Windows 5.0 or higher and Mac 6.0 and higher. Earlier versions of the RT Systems programmers do not qualify you for a discounted cross platform purchase.
For a dealer purchase, provide proof of purchase to
with the receipt for that purchase, the original serial number and the email address you used for download and installation. The cross platform version will be $15.00
To add the other operating system for an RT Systems order, let us know that you want the Programmer for that operating system and the email address you used for your account. The cross platform version will be $15.00
All cross platform versions are available by electronic download only.
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