The MOF 230 radio was made in the USA for a very large custormer, the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, hence the name IMOF that pops up on the display when the radio is powered up. Motorola made about 1200 or so mobiles, Jedi portables and repeaters (2 mobiles and a duplexer) and called them all the MOF 230, with about 150 extras that are floating around the ham population. The software is a Windows based lab version that programs the mobiles and portables. The portable itself operates from 210-270 MHZ but is not really that different from the MT-2000 in operation.

The radio was designed at Motorola's Toronto Engineering group. It is basically a VHF hybird, from the information gleamed from the engineers. The mobile is about 30 Watts.