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by rc50won
Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:43 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX 4000XE released
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: APX 4000XE released

Just keeping an old thread alive....

Readme for APX CPS14 shows 2 knob versions of APX4000 and APX1000 for 900mhz.

There is hope.
by rc50won
Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CPS and Tablets
Replies: 9
Views: 1992

Re: CPS and Tablets

Hi Peter,

I use a Surface Pro 3 with 8gb of ram. It runs everything just fine. For the older /\/\ prograns I run WinXP in emulation.

Marshall
by rc50won
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX 4000XE released
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: APX 4000XE released

Well spank me an send me home with a sandwich. It appears that its only the single knob 4000 that does 900mhz. No XE. Marshall Wot? Spec sheet says 380-470 or 450-520 Am I reading something wrong? Hi Jeff, Actually in the case I don't think so. Seeing as this radio is designed to work below AND abov...
by rc50won
Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:27 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX 4000XE released
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: APX 4000XE released

Hi Jeff, Actually in the case I don't think so. Seeing as this radio is designed to work below AND above the ham band it's most likely the the radio is designed to work in the ham band and the exclusion is only in CPS. Many people, including me, have XTL2500's and XTS2500's on 900 ham that operate f...
by rc50won
Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX 4000XE released
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: APX 4000XE released

I wonder if anyone has figured out how to get the 900mhz version to work in the ham bands?

Marshall
by rc50won
Fri Apr 11, 2014 3:16 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro radios have DPL problems?
Replies: 8
Views: 990

Re: Astro radios have DPL problems?

CPS allows 526 for both my 4550 and 7550.

Go figure.

Marshall
by rc50won
Thu Oct 10, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: OT: EF Johnson 5100 Problems
Replies: 8
Views: 947

Re: OT: EF Johnson 5100 Problems

EF Johnson doesn't work on older radios. You can try Paul's Two-Way Radio Repair.
www.paulsradiorepair.com
507-461-2653

I have purchased parts from him and he is working on a 5100 for one of my club members at the moment.

Marshall
by rc50won
Sun Aug 25, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MACE / FlashZap
Replies: 7
Views: 1096

Re: MACE / FlashZap

True but he did say hat he was getting a warranty replacement. Can't imagine they would replace one of the early radios.

M
by rc50won
Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MACE / FlashZap
Replies: 7
Views: 1096

Re: MACE / FlashZap

Ah but every 7000 has the MACE chip. The option package determines if you use it or not.

Marshall
by rc50won
Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:44 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX CPS R10.00.00 & MotoTRBO CPS 9.0 and Tuner 10.1
Replies: 17
Views: 3567

Re: APX CPS R10.00.00 & MotoTRBO CPS 9.0 and Tuner 10.1

I have installed both and have no issues with wideband. The new APX CPS looks a little like TRBO CPS.


Marshall
by rc50won
Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT - Amateur Radio Encryption NPRM
Replies: 11
Views: 1654

Re: OT - Amateur Radio Encryption NPRM

Now THAT's interesting!

Marshall
by rc50won
Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:01 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS5K audio issues with recent DSP?
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: XTS5K audio issues with recent DSP?

Sounds like the tuning parameters may have been wiped. Maybe time for a tuneup?

I had 2 XTL5000's in my CTS, trunk mounted with O3 heads in cockpit. Worked great and there was plenty of room.

Marshall
by rc50won
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro CPS 19.01.00 "Transmit Mode" Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Astro CPS 19.01.00 "Transmit Mode" Question

I thought you needed 19.50.00 FW for this feature to work properly?

The other Marshall, K4MAP
by rc50won
Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:38 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: EFJ 5100 wont read rite ?
Replies: 5
Views: 973

Re: EFJ 5100 wont read rite ?

You need PC Configure 2.10.2

Check out http://www.p25.ca/threads/523-EF-Johnso ... re-version

Marshall
by rc50won
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:33 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Anyone having issues with XPR7550 & Speakermics ?
Replies: 8
Views: 557

Re: Anyone having issues with XPR7550 & Speakermics ?

I have been using the PMMN4025A on both my XPR7550 and APX7000 with no issues. Not sure what the difference is between the 4024 and 4025.

http://www.motorola.com/Business/US-EN/ ... 4025_US-EN

Marshall
by rc50won
Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:25 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Charger issue with APX
Replies: 6
Views: 990

Re: Charger issue with APX

No issues with my HiCap on a 3.4 charger. Try forcing the charger into conditioning mode and see if that fixes the issue.

Marshall
by rc50won
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX 7000 UHF1/VHF antenna
Replies: 12
Views: 3040

Re: APX 7000 UHF1/VHF antenna

The stock Wouxon antenna has very poor VHF coverage. Even the guy at Wouxon.US admitted that so he went out and found a replacement antenna which he now sells for $12.95 on his site. http://www.wouxun.us/item.php?item_id=286&category_id=47 It's called the Improved Antenna for Baofeng UV-5R/UV-5R...
by rc50won
Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:03 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX 7000 UHF1/VHF antenna
Replies: 12
Views: 3040

Re: APX 7000 UHF1/VHF antenna

resqguy911 wrote:Get yourself a Thales Liberty antenna!


As long as the radio comes with it!

Marshall
by rc50won
Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR 7550 FPP
Replies: 15
Views: 1045

Re: XPR 7550 FPP

Well Dave you may not have to wait too long for a Chinese DMR ....

http://www.alibaba.com/countrysearch/CN ... radio.html

Marshall
by rc50won
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:50 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX7000 Colored Side Plates
Replies: 9
Views: 550

Re: APX7000 Colored Side Plates

KS4VT wrote:Excellent...thanks!



Gary G turned his black APX into a Blue/Black APX.

Marshall
by rc50won
Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX CPS R09.00.01 on MOL
Replies: 10
Views: 2725

APX CPS R09.00.01 ReadMe File

APX Portable and Mobile CPS R09.00.00 IMPORTANT INSTALLATION NOTE: When prompted to re-start the machine during the installation process, please do so before proceeding with the install. Please refer to the "Installation Guide" (Install_Guide.doc) located at the root of the DVD for more in...
by rc50won
Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR 7550 Audio Question
Replies: 13
Views: 758

Re: XPR 7550 Audio Question

Excellent tip. 230 on mine makes it very much like my 6550.

Thanks!

Marshall
by rc50won
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR6550 Bluetooth Adapter PMLN5712A
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: XPR6550 Bluetooth Adapter PMLN5712A

The 7550 can be picky. Most low end headsets work but very few of the higher end models work. I don't think /\/\ implemented the Bluetooth protocols correctly. The new Plantronics Voyager Legend works great. Loud and clear audio.

Marshall
by rc50won
Mon Aug 06, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR7550 Feedback - How is it?
Replies: 26
Views: 1479

Re: XPR7550 Feedback - How is it?

It's interesting to see that the RF port is hidden under what normally is covered with a piece of casing with the model XPR7550 imprinted on it. How does that come off?

So they are not using the actual antenna port..........hummmmmm. That's one to question?

Marshall
by rc50won
Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Way to disable APX7k top radio display - radio alias?
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: Way to disable APX7k top radio display - radio alias?

Radio Wide/Use Info and Passwords: Un-check Radio Alias Enable To Show only the Frequency or Channel with no Scrolling on Top Display Radio Ergonomics/Display/General:Top Zone Text Size 0, Top Channel Text Size 8 Zone Channel Assignment/Zone/Zone:Top Display Zone-leave blank Zone Channel Assignment/...
by rc50won
Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR5550 No Wideband Operation
Replies: 19
Views: 1067

Re: XPR5550 No Wideband Operation

Yes. Its the same. Just ordered one this morning. You will need to show ownership of TRBO CPS RVN5115Y.

Marshall



derekjmu wrote:Can an entitlement ID also be acquired for the new XPR7550 portable?
by rc50won
Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Antenna on UHF XPR6550
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: Antenna on UHF XPR6550

Hey Gary many of us here in SFL use the Motorola NAE6547AR UHF Helical 435-470 stubby antenna. It clearly outperformed the stock UHF/GPS antenna and is much smaller.

/\/\arshall
by rc50won
Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: Astro25 Firmware 17.01.01_A is on MOL
Replies: 5
Views: 1657

Re: Astro25 Firmware 17.01.01_A is on MOL

Something must have changed because Rev A loaded into my XTS4000. 17.00 and 17.01 would 01/82.

/\/\arshall


KS4VT wrote:I always wonder about these "A" revisions. No note as to what it fixes yet that I can see and FW came out yesterday (June 5th).

Mark
by rc50won
Thu May 31, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: xts4000 antenna thread
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: xts4000 antenna thread

Hi Jeff. It is an RF adapter but the only time you would use it is during testing/alignment. MP

escomm wrote:Hmmm, price pages labeled it as an RF adapter. I guess that's not really the case.
by rc50won
Thu May 31, 2012 5:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: xts4000 antenna thread
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: xts4000 antenna thread

I have that adapter. It plugs into the small hole on the backside of the radio underneath the battery. I think its primary use is as an aid when aligning the radio. The battery has to be off the radio and the radio needs to be sitting in a test jig (there is a part # for this) or set up with power c...
by rc50won
Thu May 31, 2012 4:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: SWR Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 711

Re: SWR Problem

The specs call for it to read SWR up to 200mhz. This device was made for non commercial use so its accuracy/quality is in question. I suggest trying a different meter.

Marshall
by rc50won
Tue May 15, 2012 3:35 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX 8.00.01 now out
Replies: 16
Views: 3202

Re: APX 8.00.01 now out

And in the notes under: New Radio Features Supported

- UHF Range 1 Spectrum Change

Anyone care to elaborate? Is this the first narrow band hook?

Marshall
by rc50won
Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: Astro25 CPS V17.01 now on MOL
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

Re: Astro25 CPS V17.01 now on MOL

Puked on it big time. Gets about 75% into the write then 01/82's. Tried several times. I count my lucky stars I was able to recover. Marshall For those with XTS4000's it' still 01/82 time. Had to go back to R16 CPS. Marshall Really?...I did mine up to 17.00.02 and using 17.01 without any issues. Ver...
by rc50won
Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:58 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: Astro25 CPS V17.01 now on MOL
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

Re: Astro25 CPS V17.01 now on MOL

For those with XTS4000's it' still 01/82 time. Had to go back to R16 CPS.

Marshall
by rc50won
Fri Apr 13, 2012 5:05 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2301

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

I went with this Universal Charger from Lenmar. Model BCUNI3.

http://tinyurl.com/6vwgavs

Marshall
by rc50won
Sun Mar 11, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New APX 7500 Control Heads
Replies: 27
Views: 1795

Re: New APX 7500 Control Heads

Things are changing a little at /\/\. My SL7550 TRBO programs with a $5 off the shelf micro USB cable and uses a standard BT90 cell phone battery (also $5 on Amazon). Just to mess it up a little, non Motorola micro USB chargers give you an on the screen error that they are not compatible. The Motoro...
by rc50won
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2301

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

Got mine on the 7th. Has anyone found a micro USB mobile charger that works? Non Motorola stuff gives an on screen error that the charger is not compatible. I ordered a couple of BT90's and a separate charger from Amazon.

Marshall
by rc50won
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: New Thin Trbo Prep
Replies: 42
Views: 2301

Re: New Thin Trbo Prep

Keep us updated on your results. I have one coming later this week. Marshall We just received our radios today and will be testing them extensively on Monday. Initial impressions are that these units are amazing. There are a couple of bugs, but that may be just from lack of understanding of some of ...
by rc50won
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR5550 No Wideband Operation
Replies: 19
Views: 1067

Re: XPR5550 No Wideband Operation

Thank goodness I went with the SL! Anal-log sucks anyhow.

Marshall
by rc50won
Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS5K RF Adapter
Replies: 7
Views: 866

Re: XTS5K RF Adapter

Peter,

I am bringing an XTVA to Orlando. Stop by my swap table in the last building.

Marshall
by rc50won
Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: ASTRO 25 CPS R17.00 Released
Replies: 29
Views: 6071

Re: ASTRO 25 CPS R17.00 Released

CPS 17 no likey XTS4000.

Unrecoverable 01/82 errors. Went back to CPS 16.01 and was able to recover. Besides some obvious com issues, at one point it thought the XTS4000 was an M3 XTS2500. Not good karma at all.

DON'T MESS WITH MY UHF XTS4000!

Marshall
by rc50won
Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OLRANDO HAMCATION 2012 Whos in?
Replies: 15
Views: 1202

Re: OLRANDO HAMCATION 2012 Whos in?

There Friday and Saturday. Name the mode/frequency, I will be there.

Anyone looking for a 10/10 Q split XTS5000 with all the bells and whistles? It will be at my table with a few other goodies.

Marshall
by rc50won
Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:07 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX7000 top display question
Replies: 8
Views: 763

Re: APX7000 top display question

Also under Radio Wide:User Information and Passwords: Make sure that the Radio Alias field is blank and that the Radio Alias Enable Box is unchecked.

I absolutely hate the scrolling top menu. Its much more useable when the display only shows the frequency or channel name.

Marshall
by rc50won
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Yaesu betting on C4FM for AR
Replies: 59
Views: 10858

Re: Yaesu betting on C4FM for AR

You know, this may be the first manufacturer produced documentation (anywhere) that admits that analogue FM can actually have the edge over digital modes in weak signal areas. This is amazing! Good on you Yaesu for telling it like it is.. Finally, a vendor that doesn't spruik the usual <careful> ab...
by rc50won
Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:34 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro 25 Portable 17.00.00 Release
Replies: 4
Views: 563

Re: Astro 25 Portable 17.00.00 Release

Wasn't there a note with the last V16 firmware release that said that was it for FW updates for the 4meg radios? Something to do with no more available memory to add anything more?

Marshall
by rc50won
Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Yaesu betting on C4FM for AR
Replies: 59
Views: 10858

Re: Yaesu betting on C4FM for AR

So will the new digital handheld, that Yaesu has been promoting, be Phase 2 or Phase 1 P25?

Marshall
by rc50won
Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX Scanning Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 616

Re: APX Scanning Issue

I made a personality for all the analog channels in zone 7 and that makes the scan for zone 7 work properly.

I thought the one personality per channel setup was only an ASTRO25 FPP thing but I guess not.

Marshall
by rc50won
Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:59 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX Scanning Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 616

APX Scanning Issue

V/U APX 7000 Host R06.05.05 DSP R06.05.05 SECURE R01.01.02 Flash 9S42P8-011692-5 No matter what Zone I select to scan, all I am scanning is in whats in Zone 1. I have the following Personalities setup with channels (options) appearing under the correct Personality. CP1 ASTRO MM CP2 ANALOG CPS ASTRO ...
by rc50won
Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:26 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX7000/7500 and DMR?
Replies: 7
Views: 738

Re: APX7000/7500 and DMR?

Not to initiate or spread a rumor...but I heard the other day from a local /\/\ field person that the decision was made not to put TRBO in the APX line.

Marshall
by rc50won
Sat Oct 15, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New two-tone APX7K OEM housings
Replies: 9
Views: 739

Re: New two-tone APX7K OEM housings

Sorry guys but I am not warming up to the two tone cases. Now maybe a clear case.....

Marshall

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