Can vorher be replaced with vorhin?

Wir machen nicht, wie vorhin angesagt...

Can we replace here vorher? What is the difference between the two words?

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"Vorher" (and, equivalently, "davor") means "before" or "earlier", so it's relative to some point in time that should be clear from the context. "Vorhin" means "a short time ago", so it's relative to now.

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