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by gopher
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 Bluetooth board
Replies: 11
Views: 1314

Re: APX8000 Bluetooth board

That's why i assumed it was a bad board, most devices the mac address is burned into the hardware.. Looks like Motorola does it via software..
by gopher
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 Bluetooth board
Replies: 11
Views: 1314

Re: APX8000 Bluetooth board

I bought it knowing the Bluetooth didn't work, was hoping It was just a faulty module...
by gopher
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 Bluetooth board
Replies: 11
Views: 1314

APX8000 Bluetooth board

Hi Guys,
Is it possible to do a firmware flash on the Bluetooth option board? My board is showing all 00s for the board serial, BT hw address, and Wi-Fi address.. If not, suggestions on how to go about getting a replacement?
by gopher
Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: MotoTRBO Password Interception
Replies: 42
Views: 4003

Re: MotoTRBO Password Interception

confirmed - its hashed with SHA256 ..
by gopher
Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Quantar Ham Repeater & Cold Temps.
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Re: Quantar Ham Repeater & Cold Temps.

i have a few outdoor metal equipment enclosures loaded with computers. we keep them from freezing by installing ceramic heater like these. they screw in to a normal ceramic light bulb socket http://www.tempco.com/Catalog/Section%207-pdf/Edison%20Bulb.pdf its on a themostat so it shuts off when its u...
by gopher
Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: RS232 and XPR4550
Replies: 3
Views: 580

Re: RS232 and XPR4550

On the portables, there is 1 wire dallas chip in the cable that tells the radio "hello im a cable" Not sure how your cable is, sounds like maybe your has the same thing? not sure. You can chop the end off a USB cable and crimp this connector on it and you got a 5 dollar mobile / repeater p...
by gopher
Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: RS232 and XPR4550
Replies: 3
Views: 580

Re: RS232 and XPR4550

wont work. The trbo CPS communicates with the radio via a usb rndis network adapter
by gopher
Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Multiple IDs in a single radio? - UPDATED DEC 10/12
Replies: 14
Views: 1065

Re: Multiple IDs in a single radio? - UPDATED DEC 10/12

If you use Capacity plus in your radio You CAN request and get a Capacity plus compliant ID (<65535) from the DMR-MARC. Just put it in the comments that your a radio tech and need one.
by gopher
Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: How to tweak RSSI Threshold for Roaming?
Replies: 10
Views: 743

Re: How to tweak RSSI Threshold for Roaming?

There is actually a motorola program u can load on a in car laptop, connect to a GPS Turbo, and map out the actual coverage as u might see on propigation prediction map.
by gopher
Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: cross patch on TRBO question
Replies: 15
Views: 887

Re: cross patch on TRBO question

We have a bi directional patch from a 14 repeater analog network to a 10 repeater DMR network. All done with an asterisk box w/URIx connected to a xpr4550. Works very well. Cost is very cheap / but very DIY solution. There were a few times where there 4550 would not key up due to not getting a chan...
by gopher
Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: cross patch on TRBO question
Replies: 15
Views: 887

Re: cross patch on TRBO question

We have a bi directional patch from a 14 repeater analog network to a 10 repeater DMR network. All done with an asterisk box w/URIx connected to a xpr4550. Works very well. Cost is very cheap / but very DIY solution. There were a few times where there 4550 would not key up due to not getting a chane...
by gopher
Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR7550 Pic!
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: XPR7550 Pic!

friends post from another list
"PMKN4012A has been upgraded to PMKN4012B. "A" version will not work with newest radio's like XPR7550. The "B" version is the only cable available now from Motorola."
that really sucks...
by gopher
Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New MOTOTRBO portables. XPR-3300 and XPR-3500
Replies: 13
Views: 902

Re: New MOTOTRBO portables. XPR-3000 and XPR-3300

possible 7550 7350 3500 3300 radios are the same radio with different housings?
by gopher
Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 losing FPP
Replies: 8
Views: 1245

Re: XTS2500 losing FPP

I think trunking wins over fpp if u upgrade the firmware.. using newer cps to read write I think your ok
by gopher
Thu May 03, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DOS / WINDOWS
Replies: 10
Views: 1120

Re: DOS / WINDOWS

well i had a few system sabers - but cleared them out - so basically just dos RSS for maxtrac gtx and dos mtsx lab for astro saber and xts3000.
by gopher
Thu May 03, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: MOTOTRBO Direct/Talk-Around
Replies: 9
Views: 911

Re: MOTOTRBO Direct/Talk-Around

etsi spec says.. In direct mode, (talkaround )the transmitting MS (mobile station) shall establish the timing reference. Any MS wishing to send RC (reverse channel) signalling back to the source shall synchronize to the forward path and shall base their RC timing on the forward path timing. Once the...
by gopher
Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DOS / WINDOWS
Replies: 10
Views: 1120

DOS / WINDOWS

got old computer goin for old dos serial port CPS.. works great. Would like to install astro saber cps. sys requrements shows windows NT4.0 as minimum. Tried on 95 - no work. I guess this means no 98 or ME. So If i upgrade to NT/2000 i loose my real dos capabilities right?
by gopher
Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: dead usb on 4550
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: dead usb on 4550

rear yes - front no - looking into it now..
by gopher
Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: dead usb on 4550
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: dead usb on 4550

older then dirt - 1.02 i think
by gopher
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:20 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: dead usb on 4550
Replies: 4
Views: 381

dead usb on 4550

picked up a couple of surplus 4550's. Same cable Same computer one radio read and writes fine. The other never even activates as an active USB device insertion. The service manual for a 4{3,5}80 shows the rear accessory connector USB2 ESD protection diode D4000. https://digitalham.info/pics/usb.PNG ...
by gopher
Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 400 MHz MOTO TRBO & 800 MHz APCO P25 In One Unit
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

Re: 400 MHz MOTO TRBO & 800 MHz APCO P25 In One Unit

This is straight from the motorola XPR4380 service manual. Funny they mention APCO C4FM in a XPR. "800/900 MHz (851–870, 935–941MHz) Band Receiver Circuitry The receiver is dual-band operating in both the 800 MHz and 900 MHz bands capable of FM, 4-level FSK and APCO C4FM demodulation. It is a d...
by gopher
Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

Bank Charger???!!! pics plz? Is the radio ON when you drop it in the charger? if so maybe its only designed to charge the battery when the radio is off to extened the life?? If the radio is OFF - and it still does not light up sounds like a bug. i ended getting this charger http://www.amazon.com/gp/...
by gopher
Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: How to build program cable?
Replies: 23
Views: 1976

Re: How to build program cable?

any luck with this? its all one 2 one correlated with a contunity tester. never made one and tested though
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by gopher
Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:08 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: LMR400 and Belden 9913
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: LMR400 and Belden 9913

i goofed around with lmr400 /bury flex type stuff for all my ham stuff. I actually liked the bury flex better then the ultraflex. The jacket on the lmr400 ultraflex was horrible. When i did my repeater I ran heliax 1/2, found locally for $1 foot. Will never use anything else for any ham stuff ( exce...
by gopher
Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:53 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: dead smartrib
Replies: 9
Views: 983

Re: dead smartrib

yeah.. Its got a ton of AA's on the bottom. Im gonna putt it all apart when i get the work area cleaned out..
by gopher
Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: dead smartrib
Replies: 9
Views: 983

dead smartrib

so i got a hot deal on a used smart rib - as is no returns. Of course pop in fresh batterys and it does not appear to power up. So.. any on board fuses or caps or anything i should be checking ?
by gopher
Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: xts3000 stuck on self test
Replies: 5
Views: 518

xts3000 stuck on self test

long story short - programming cable fell out during write . . now turns on to self test wont get past. How to fix? send to depot? No srec saved. damit. Do have srib though...
by gopher
Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

Tried my high power g-tab charger with standard micro USB cable. 2000mah on this bad boy.. will no charge...
by gopher
Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: MotoTrbo Simplex Coverage - Analog is better
Replies: 16
Views: 1209

Re: MotoTrbo Simplex Coverage - Analog is better

i stand corrected - https://digitalham.info/DMR/CONVVSSIMP.JPG definitely pulsing on and off good question - i just tested and yes it works. put 1 trbo HT in talk around the other on normal. the talkaround HT still hears the repeater transmissions. transmitting simplex on the HT does take both times...
by gopher
Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: MotoTrbo Simplex Coverage - Analog is better
Replies: 16
Views: 1209

Re: MotoTrbo Simplex Coverage - Analog is better

good question - i just tested and yes it works. put 1 trbo HT in talk around the other on normal. the talkaround HT still hears the repeater transmissions. transmitting simplex on the HT does take both timeslots, but it transmits the same timeslots / group call that you would expect coming from the ...
by gopher
Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

from the CPS help - maybe it was an option and was removed - not sure Mode (Front Panel Programming) Configures the level of access for the Front Panel Programming (FPP) operation. The FPP feature lets the user change certain codeplug settings directly from the radio when not having a CPS, e.g. when...
by gopher
Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

FPP - EVERYTHING BUT FREQUENCY. not sure why, bug or by design
by gopher
Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

No problem... a few more things .. normal 5v USB will not charge. Motorola chager is doing something to the data pins I think. FPP is kinda useless - no way to enter frequency. Might have settings wrong but don't think so. Also every-time a call is received the display back-light turns on. good to s...
by gopher
Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

my webhost is having connection issues so if these pics dont load - check back later they will soon just got the sl7550 in the mail - didnt plan on buying this but you know how it goes... a few things first - the radio comes with a belt clip https://digitalham.info/sl7550/small/s_IMG_1240.JPG yeah ...
by gopher
Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

Removed by request.
by gopher
Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

Does anyone here work for motorola ? If so can they please PM me asap?
by gopher
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

not trbo, but looks like the evloution of a HT into a LTE cell phone
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by gopher
Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:54 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

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want moar?
by gopher
Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2660

New Thin Trbo Prep

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2012-03-08
Dreamhost problems.... pics will back soon as I get to computer
by gopher
Wed Feb 01, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro Saber Small Hi-Capacity Battery Recommend
Replies: 86
Views: 19134

Re: Astro Saber Small Hi-Capacity Battery Recommend

checking now, its on the looser side, there is a small bit of play in all 3 axis after its locked in. It is however locked it well, not worried about it falling out. My oem moto battery also has play, but its tighter.
by gopher
Wed Feb 01, 2012 7:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro Saber Small Hi-Capacity Battery Recommend
Replies: 86
Views: 19134

Re: Astro Saber Small Hi-Capacity Battery Recommend

funny this pops up today - I bought the li ion saber battery on amazon for 70$
http://www.amazon.com/BATTERY-PACK-Li-I ... B001DERWTE
heres some pics
https://plus.google.com/photos/11773045 ... 9001653921
Its still charging... hope its good
by gopher
Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: astro saber / fake white noise?
Replies: 5
Views: 519

astro saber / fake white noise?

Is it just me or when I hit monitor, the white noise sounds fake / like a looped recording? If I key up a repeater there is a split second that i can hear the real noise before it cuts out.
by gopher
Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:45 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Systems Saber Lab & Processor Speed
Replies: 8
Views: 999

Re: Systems Saber Lab & Processor Speed

done system sabers with a dual Socket 370 pentium III computer :D had trouble at first, turned out to be the cables.
by gopher
Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola XTS Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3334

Re: Motorola XTS Question

XTS2500, XTS1500, MT1500, PR1500 4meg go up to 9.xx not sure exactly. lots of posts here and on the internets about it
by gopher
Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola XTS Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3334

Re: Motorola XTS Question

4 :)

the 8meg will let you update your HOST to the latest and greatest. 4meg your automatically stuck at something older. DSP will update for both..

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