The Wouxun KG-UVN1 now supports the DMR User Database. Hello DMR Fans, Rick here, KG7GUO for DmrShack.com. I have some very exciting news for you. Wouxun has updated the Firmware for the KG-UVN1 and the Programming Software, I am pleased to announce, the KG-UVN1 now supports the DMR User Database. It will now allow 160,000 DMR User Contacts, and 10,000 TX (Talk Group) contacts. This is an awesome update. To make this possible, they reduced the record time for recording call audio from 8 hours down to 2 hours, which is not a big deal, because how often do you need to record your calls anyway? I don't ever have a need to use this feature, but some may like it. This update pretty much makes the UVN1 my favorite radio of the radios I own. The import process is pretty simple and straight forward. From the programming software, simply click on program and select Dmr Database. Click on Import and select the file you want to import. I
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