How to set HD1 radio encryption function?

HD1 has two encryption modes, normal and enhanced levels. Different encryption levels, the method of set is also different, for HD1, normal encryption just has 4 bits, however, enhanced encryption has 32 bits. you can set digital , letter, or combine digital+letter, let us learn to set HD1 radio encryption function


Preparation work

1.You need HD1 programming cable J9131P:

2.Please download HD1 USB driver and software:

3. Connect Radio to PC. Keep it power on. Get ‘read data’ firstly, please see screenshot as below
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2. HD1 Normal encryption set

Let’s take channel 1,  firstly Choose normal mode in ‘encryption mode’, choose 1 in ‘encryption key’, then key value written abcd/1234/12ab (there are 16 groups password, each group you can set 4 bits password)

(Please note the encryption function only in digital mode, not in analog mode)   

Retevis HD1

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3.HD1 Enhanced encryption set

Similar steps as normal encryption, it can set 32 bits(digital , letter, or combine digital+letter), please see screenshoot
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