How to Download and Use Vertex CE 115 Software for Programming Radios
Vertex CE 115 software is a program that allows you to set frequencies and functions for the Vertex-Standard VX-451, VX-454, VX-459, VX-4500, and VX-4600 radios. This software is compatible with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and 7 operating systems. In this article, we will show you how to download and use Vertex CE 115 software for programming radios.
Step 1: Download Vertex CE 115 Software
To download Vertex CE 115 software, you need to purchase it from an authorized dealer such as Quality2WayRadios.com[^1^]. The software is available as a download only and costs $49.95. Once you place your order, you will receive an email with a link to download the software. You will also need to login to your account on the website to access the download link.
To install Vertex CE 115 software, you need to unzip the downloaded file and run the setup.exe file. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. You may need to restart your computer after the installation.
Step 3: Connect Your Radio to Your Computer
To connect your radio to your computer, you need to have the following hardware and cables:
A PC with a USB port.
A FIF-12A USB interface[^1^]. This is a device that converts USB signals to serial signals for communication with the radio.
A CT-106 cloning cable[^1^]. This is a cable that connects the FIF-12A USB interface to the radio.
Connect the FIF-12A USB interface to your PC's USB port and install the driver if prompted. Connect the CT-106 cloning cable to the FIF-12A USB interface and to the radio's accessory connector. Turn on your radio and make sure it is in programming mode. You can enter programming mode by pressing and holding the PTT and MONI buttons while turning on the radio.
Step 4: Launch Vertex CE 115 Software
To launch Vertex CE 115 software, double-click on the CE115 icon on your desktop or go to Start > Programs > Vertex Standard > CE115. The software will open and display a blank screen.
Step 5: Read Data from Your Radio
To read data from your radio, go to File > Read from Radio or click on the Read icon on the toolbar. The software will communicate with your radio and display its current settings on the screen. You can view and edit various parameters such as frequency, power, tone, scan, etc.
Step 6: Write Data to Your Radio
To write data to your radio, go to File > Write to Radio or click on the Write icon on the toolbar. The software will send the modified settings to your radio and overwrite its previous settings. You can verify that the changes have been applied by checking your radio's display or testing its functions.
Step 7: Save Data to Your Computer
To save data to your computer, go to File > Save or click on the Save icon on the toolbar. The software will prompt you to choose a file name and location for saving your data. You can use this file to backup your settings or program other radios with the same settings. 0efd9a6b88