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by tuckerm
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Harris XG75 1-Way Crossband Repeat to CDM1250
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: Harris XG75 1-Way Crossband Repeat to CDM1250

Karl NVW wrote:Sorry for stomping on toes, it won't happen again. I didn't realize that content of the FCC rules was board-dependent.


I didn't even realize this, but there is NO NEED to bump a three year old thread with that info.
by tuckerm
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: How to copy channels to another zone in XTL?
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: How to copy channels to another zone in XTL?

Look into the Channel Picklist option.
by tuckerm
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Harris XG75 1-Way Crossband Repeat to CDM1250
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: Harris XG75 1-Way Crossband Repeat to CDM1250

You and your dept chief both do understand that ANY SIGNAL appearing on your 700 MHz TAC1 will be transmitted on the HB channel, even if there is an emergency conversation already in progress? I doubt that operation will pass muster with your state SCIP; I know it would be rejected by the APCO comm...
by tuckerm
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL 2500 Encryption Module
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Re: XTL 2500 Encryption Module

1. Flashcode doesn't determine hardware encryption. Multikey is just that, multiple key options. 2. It does not mean anything as stated above. Power on the radio and hit the home button five times until it goes into service mode. That will show you if theres a UCM, the version, and what keys its cap...
by tuckerm
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL2500 - does remote head firmware need to match body firmware?
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: XTL2500 - does remote head firmware need to match body firmware?

You should be fine. Worst case scenario you'll need to do a CH sync. I've flipped flopped the O5 heads between an APX, and high/mid XTLs.
by tuckerm
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: Sample "busy" tone for end-user training
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: Sample "busy" tone for end-user training

Create an RX only Conventional personality and try transmitting on it. Close enough?
by tuckerm
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Converting Motorola Equipment to 900MHz Amateur
Topic: XTL 1500 Conventional Analog?
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: XTL 1500 Conventional Analog?

I'm dumb, I found frequency entry is where the zones are programmed not in the personality section. Now the only question remaining is how to firmware upgrade for P25 enabled. Pay for it. There is no freebee to get upgrades on these radios. Jim I don't think they sell flashcode upgrades for the XTL...
by tuckerm
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Chevy Silverado Install
Replies: 8
Views: 933

Re: Chevy Silverado Install

Five VHFs + Cradlepoint antenna:
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by tuckerm
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 1646

Re: Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios

I have a High powered XTL now with two High Powered cables. I don't have any mid power cables to experiment with.
by tuckerm
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Chevy Silverado Install
Replies: 8
Views: 933

Re: Chevy Silverado Install

I used the Gamber Johnson console for a 2014+ Silverado. No drill and it looks great. Mic brackets are Gamber Johnson as well. One "long" and one "short".
by tuckerm
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 Audio
Replies: 4
Views: 468

Re: MTR2000 Audio

The MTR is co-located upstairs, looks like the used the traditional CAT5 for wireline. On the Motorola CSDM it shows the TX level as -10dBm. I can readjust the level to 0 and see how that sounds.
by tuckerm
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 1646

Re: Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios

I'm working with Pyramid with a "Frankenstein" cable. I think it'll work but I have to change out my Mid Power XTL to a High Power.
by tuckerm
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 Audio
Replies: 4
Views: 468

MTR2000 Audio

I have an MTR2000 connected via Wireline (2 wire) to an MIP5000. The MTR2000 has sat unused for quite sometime and I've turned it back on, narrowbanded it, and adjusted the RX volume so the consoles can hear it again. It's the Wisconsin "Point to Point" frequency of 155.370 used for hailin...
by tuckerm
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Chevy Silverado Install
Replies: 8
Views: 933

Chevy Silverado Install

Haven't posted my latest truck here yet...install done by me. I am a Tactical Dispatcher/Field Comm person so I end up using my truck for that a lot. I also do Fire & EMS for the local Fire Department. I have two Motorola XTL 5000s in VHF. Both are setup identically with the exception of differe...
by tuckerm
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 1646

Re: Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios

I have a "Law" and a "Fire" radio in my truck. Portable reception in my county doesn't exist. I use the Pyramid when I'm out of my vehicle. I'd like to monitor both radios through the VRS but only be able to transmit on the Master radio. I know the X10DR can do it but everyone I ...
by tuckerm
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 1646

Vehicle Repeater 2 Radios

Anyone have a suggestions for a vehicle repeater utilizing two XTL 5000s? Obviously one radio is the master so when I transmit I'd want the audio to go out there but I'd like both radios' RX traffic to go to the VRS simultaneously. I'm currently using a Pyramid SVR-200 and am thinking of splicing tw...
by tuckerm
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Looking for a TOUGH radio
Replies: 15
Views: 1670

Re: Looking for a TOUGH radio

Thanks for the suggestions...I'll let you know what we end up using and if it works.
by tuckerm
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Looking for a TOUGH radio
Replies: 15
Views: 1670

Re: Looking for a TOUGH radio

I should have mentioned that...UHF mostly simplex with a repeater.
by tuckerm
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Looking for a TOUGH radio
Replies: 15
Views: 1670

Looking for a TOUGH radio

I have a school district I do some consulting work for. They have a Special Needs student that has been destroying some radios. They're looking for something indestructible yet around $150-$200. Anyone have any suggestions? Vertex??
by tuckerm
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Gold Elite / MCC Emer Alarm audio
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Gold Elite / MCC Emer Alarm audio

Thanks for the link!
by tuckerm
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Enhanced USB Headset Jackbox pinout
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Enhanced USB Headset Jackbox pinout

I have the Enhanced USB Headset Jackbox that I would like to tie a Mitel IP phone into to use my headset with the phone. Is there a pin out for these?
by tuckerm
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Harris xg-75 7-800
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: Harris xg-75 7-800

You try checking eBay prices or any radios sold here recently?
by tuckerm
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL1500 FL 01-90
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: XTL1500 FL 01-90

Off to the Depot is your best and likely only course of action.
by tuckerm
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: xtl5000 high power ribbon cable W head
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Re: xtl5000 high power ribbon cable W head

I'm looking to convert a W style CHIB and TIB to an O style on a high power. I'd be willing to trade parts with you.
by tuckerm
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM 1550 lights not working at all
Replies: 8
Views: 810

Re: CDM 1550 lights not working at all

imgur.com is free and reliable.
by tuckerm
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Cell Antenna Gain
Replies: 2
Views: 745

Re: Cell Antenna Gain

Not sure what I was thinking, but you are for sure right. Guess thats what happens when I write these up at night. I ended up returning the Panorama antenna. It actually performed WORSE than the little screw in antennas that came with the Cradlepoint. Ended up ordering a Larson that should give me a...
by tuckerm
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Cell Antenna Gain
Replies: 2
Views: 745

Cell Antenna Gain

I have a question about Antenna Gains with Cell Phone antennas. I currently have a BROWNING BR-2427 NMO antenna connected to a Verizon hotspot. The gain is 3.5dBi on the 700mhz LTE stuff. It is adapted from Mini UHF to SMA to TS9 for the hotspot. I'm about ready to install a Cradlepoint with a Panor...
by tuckerm
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: ASTRO25 Mobile CPS R20.01.01 - Tutorials Load Issue
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Re: ASTRO25 Mobile CPS R20.01.01 - Tutorials Load Issue

Change your .htm file extension to IE and see what happens.
by tuckerm
Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 1617

Re: OT Dispatch Clocks

Yup!
by tuckerm
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 1617

Re: OT Dispatch Clocks

Bill, I don't think the LaCrosse clocks have a 24 hour, LED, Atomic clock.
by tuckerm
Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 1617

Re: OT Dispatch Clocks

Here's what I'm looking for: http://image.made-in-china.com/43f34j00VnpaHmIGhOqf/3-6-Digits-LED-Digital-Clock-Red-Color-Character-Support-Regular-Clock-Function-with-12-24-hour-display-available-and-Countdown-up-Function-in-Hours-Min.jpg 24 hour clock, AC powered, but syncs with the Atomic signal. S...
by tuckerm
Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 1617

Re: OT Dispatch Clocks

Those do not do 24 hour time nor are most of them large to mount on the wall for everyone to see.
by tuckerm
Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MCS2000 Codeplug Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 830

Re: MCS2000 Codeplug Needed

I do not have another MCS2000. Just the one.
by tuckerm
Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: Decoding and Decyphering Messages using Xp
Replies: 3
Views: 533

Re: Decoding and Decyphering Messages using Xp

One thing I'd look at is the drivers. Just because its the latest, doesn't mean its the right one.
by tuckerm
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 1617

Re: OT Dispatch Clocks

I should mention, this is going into a Command Post, not a dispatch center. Just looking for something to mount on the wall and when power is turned on to the command post the clock syncs with the NIST Atomic Signal from Colorado.
by tuckerm
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 1617

OT Dispatch Clocks

I'm having a heck of a time finding a 24 hour, digital LED, atomic clock for a reasonable price. Those of you who do dispatch installs, do you have any suggestions?
by tuckerm
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTL series USB programming problem-video
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Re: XTL series USB programming problem-video

Bad cable. Had this happen to me once and a new cable fixed it.
by tuckerm
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: USB Battery
Replies: 4
Views: 710

USB Battery

Any one take a chance at one of these yet? http://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-BATTERY-CHA ... SwZ1lWdIFS
by tuckerm
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MCS2000 Codeplug Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 830

Re: MCS2000 Codeplug Needed

I was unable to get it to work with any of the hex edit tricks or anything else.
by tuckerm
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MIP 5000 Tone Gateway Config
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: MIP 5000 Tone Gateway Config

The TX/RX to a lower setting fixed the issue. Testing with my portable seems to have worked. Thank you very much for the info.
by tuckerm
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: New APX stuff coming! And SOFTWARE AES for APX900?
Replies: 35
Views: 3486

Re: New APX stuff coming! And SOFTWARE AES for APX900?

So is the APX900 multiband or is that just conjecture from members here?
by tuckerm
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MCS2000 Codeplug Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 830

Re: MCS2000 Codeplug Needed

Must have gotten it from eBay, about $25 right? I too have one that has ASK only a BN version.
by tuckerm
Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MIP 5000 Tone Gateway Config
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: MIP 5000 Tone Gateway Config

So I had some time to take a look around. I made it into the CSDM. I have two questions. 1. What are the default settings for an MTR2000 being controlled by tone remote? Particularly the RX audio settings as I am not getting audio from the MTR2000 to appear at the console. 2. Once I make changes I s...
by tuckerm
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MIP 5000 Tone Gateway Config
Replies: 3
Views: 603

MIP 5000 Tone Gateway Config

I have a four position MIP 5000 setup. Everything works great except our MTR2000 radio on a single channel has never worked. I can hear activity on the channel on the recorder, but not through the MIP 5000. Occasionally, I can hear a little audio on it but then it goes quiet...even though the audio ...
by tuckerm
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL2500 110W - power level options?
Replies: 11
Views: 997

Re: XTL2500 110W - power level options?

You can run an XTL off a 12v Power Socket as long as you DO NOT TRANSMIT. I did this in my personal truck for a little bit until my console came in.
by tuckerm
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: XTS3000 ADP
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: XTS3000 ADP

This is what I figured. No biggie, it's just a desk queen radio used for monitoring. I'll just upgrade it to a 2500 or something later on.
by tuckerm
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 and Infinimode
Replies: 7
Views: 1000

Re: MCS2000 and Infinimode

Yes, they are dead.

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