Florian MAZEN - F4FEZ Pierre COL

The Philips/Simoco PRM80 series are professionnal radiocommunication transceivers. This project intended to give a new Firmware EPROM for ham radio use of PRM8060 and PRM8070. From this wiki, you can find advanced informations not described in the pdf documentations.

This software in under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence version 3

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Main features

About PRM80

The family

The PRM80 family is composed of multiple professional mobile radio (PMR) models.

  • PRM8010: Will never be compatible with this firmware
  • PRM8020: Will never be compatible with this firmware
  • PRM8025: Missing informations. Currently unsuported
  • PRM8030: Missing informations. Currently unsuported
  • PRM8040: Unsuported
  • PRM8041: Unsuported
  • PRM8060: Supported
  • PRM8061: Radio wanted to make the port
  • PRM8070: Supported

PRM80 frequencies

The PRM80 family work for many frequencies and have different radio board for each PRM80 band code. Look at the PRM80 band code list to know supported version and specific modifications for the ham radio firmware.


Frequency independant modification:

Firmware Frequencies

The firmware is released for 2 ham band depending of the original PRM80 band:


See Release note


  • Florian MAZEN (F4FEZ)
  • Pierre COL (F8EGQ)


Within the framework of the realization of this poject we wish to thanks the following ham radio operators:

  • Roger MONTEIX (F4EPQ) who obtained an gave us the PRM8060 and different accessories.
  • Jean-Claude BENECHE (F1AIA) for the informations on the settings, the measures and the tests.
  • Jean-Michel MANARANCHE (F5BVJ) for the tests and the feedback.
  • Pierre MAINGUET (F8FHC) for the English translation.
  • Scott BIGGS (KD0FRN) for translation help / proofreading.
  • Manuel JESUS (CT1EWT) for the UHF version


Wiki: 1750 Hz tone
Wiki: Computer control
Wiki: Connectors informations
Wiki: EPROM update
Wiki: Mike gain
Wiki: PRM80 bands
Wiki: PRM8060
Wiki: Prm80x0_144.bin
Wiki: Prm80x0_430.bin
Wiki: Release note
Wiki: Tx power ajustement

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