How to Program Your Motorola GP338 Two-Way Radio with GP338 Programming Software
If you own a Motorola GP338 two-way radio, you may want to program it to suit your specific needs and preferences. For example, you may want to change the frequency, channel, power level, or other settings of your radio. To do this, you will need a special software called GP338 Programming Software.
GP338 Programming Software is the official programming software for the Motorola GP328, GP338, GM328 & GM338 two-way radios. It is compatible with Windows operating systems and requires a USB programming cable to connect your radio to your computer. You can buy the software and the cable online from Radiotronics, a trusted supplier of Motorola accessories[^1^].
In this article, we will show you how to use GP338 Programming Software to program your Motorola GP338 two-way radio step by step. We will also provide some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your radio.
Step 1: Install GP338 Programming Software on Your Computer
The first step is to install GP338 Programming Software on your computer. You can download the software from the Radiotronics website or use the CD that comes with your purchase. The software version is R06.12.05 (AZ) and it is for Australia, New Zealand & Asian Pacific region radios only[^1^].
To install the software, follow these steps:
Run the setup file and follow the instructions on the screen.
Accept the license agreement and choose the destination folder for the software.
Wait for the installation to complete and click Finish.
You should see a shortcut icon for GP338 Programming Software on your desktop or start menu.
Step 2: Connect Your Motorola GP338 Two-Way Radio to Your Computer
The next step is to connect your Motorola GP338 two-way radio to your computer using a USB programming cable. You can buy the cable from Radiotronics or use the one that comes with your purchase[^1^]. The cable model is PMKN4012B and it is compatible with most Motorola analogue mobile radios.
To connect your radio to your computer, follow these steps:
Turn off your radio and remove the battery.
Plug one end of the USB programming cable into a USB port on your computer.
Plug the other end of the cable into the accessory connector on the back of your radio.
Reinstall the battery and turn on your radio.
You should hear a beep sound from your computer indicating that the device is recognized.
Step 3: Launch GP338 Programming Software and Read Your Radio Data
The third step is to launch GP338 Programming Software and read your radio data. This will allow you to see the current settings of your radio and make changes as you wish.
To launch GP338 Programming Software and read your radio data, follow these steps:
Double-click on the shortcut icon for GP338 Programming Software on your desktop or start menu.
Select Device > Read Device from the menu bar or click on the Read Device button on the toolbar.
Select USB Port as the communication port and click OK.
Wait for the software to read your radio data and display it on the screen.
You should see a window with various tabs such as General Settings, Channel Information, Scan List, etc. These tabs contain different parameters that you can modify according to your needs.
Step 4: Modify Your Radio Settings as You Wish
The fourth step is to modify your radio settings as you wish. You can change any parameter that you want, such as frequency, channel, power level, squelch level, tone code, scan list, etc. You can also add or ec8f644aee