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by SteveC0625
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Building a Minitor 5 programming cable
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Building a Minitor 5 programming cable

I'd like to try building my own USB cable to program my Min 5 and I'm wondering if it's a simple USB cable with an RJ-11 on the end or is there more to it? If it's a simple one, does someone have a pinout for building one? I've seen them on ebay but wanted to try my hand at building one instead of ...
by SteveC0625
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Cp200XLS signaling
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: Cp200XLS signaling

Just fired up an archive CP200XLS codeplug and I only show DTMF encode. I have 20 of them active in the field at the moment. We don't use DTMF, but I see both encode and decode capability in the CPS. Let's find out what the OP needs to do and the see if we can solve his problem. I have the cps in e...
by SteveC0625
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: Portable usage in police agencies
Replies: 11
Views: 406

Re: Portable usage in police agencies

Our dispatch center, modest in size - 1.3 million calls per year, only used portables on the dispatch floor for trainers to monitor their trainees late in their FTO time. We had one permanent monitor receiver on county fire and one on city fire connected to one of the slots on the consoles so that t...
by SteveC0625
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1250 Channel Programming
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

I do not have the CD, and no HELP is available from the program itself. I am using CPS Ver. R06.12.05 This is a 4 channel CDM1250. 4 channel CDM1250??? You sure it's not a CDM750??? You need to assign the buttons to function as channel selectors. He sent me the model number in an email. It's defini...
by SteveC0625
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1250 Channel Programming
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

I am new to the CDM software. I have a CDM1250 on the bench. It is programmed for 2 ' conventional personalities ' in ZONE 1. The radio boots up to the first personality. The channel up/down buttons do not work. I've tried programming the ' P1 ' and P2 ' buttons for various functions, nothing seems...
by SteveC0625
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Cp200XLS signaling
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: Cp200XLS signaling

ve3nsv wrote:Just fired up an archive CP200XLS codeplug and I only show DTMF encode.

I have 20 of them active in the field at the moment. We don't use DTMF, but I see both encode and decode capability in the CPS.

Let's find out what the OP needs to do and the see if we can solve his problem.
by SteveC0625
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Cp200XLS signaling
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: Cp200XLS signaling

I just received a VHF cp200xls radio from eBay. The thing is basically brand new, even came with the original motorola box. I got into programming and got my departments channels put into it to test them, everything works like a charm. But when I go into cps to put signaling onto the Channels I run...
by SteveC0625
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Motorola EX500 Programming
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: Motorola EX500 Programming

Hey folks! I'm having a memory lapse. I have an EX500 and RSS Version R06.08.05. About a year ago, I updated my computer to Windows 7, 64-Bit. First of all, I don't change the channels very often on the EX500 and I've forgotten how to reprogram it. Next, when I open the software and tell it to read...
by SteveC0625
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Programming CM200
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: Programming CM200

OK, then the UART in the cable is not the problem. I am not familiar with the 8-in-1 programming cables, preferring a single function cable for each different radio family. With the CM200/300/PM400 radios, you may need an adapter that goes inline with the RJ45 mic connector. All it does is jumper pi...
by SteveC0625
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Programming CM200
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: Programming CM200

If you are using a Win 10 computer, you may bumped into the cloned Prolific chip issue. Win 10 automatically finds and installs the newest driver for anything you pop into a USB port. The new Prolific drivers recognize the cloned chips and won't run them. If you get any 2303 v3.2.x driver and instal...
by SteveC0625
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1550-LS programming
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: CDM1550-LS programming

From what I remember, you can not delete all of the LS trunking repeaters without generating another error. So, you should have 1 trunking repeater in there somewhere that needs to be set to narrow band. I could have phrased my response a bit better in this regard, but it is what I basically told h...
by SteveC0625
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Two Way Communications While ATVing
Replies: 6
Views: 589

Re: Two Way Communications While ATVing

With the new FRS/GMRS rules that just went into effect on the 18th, you can legally run up to 2 watts on 1-7 and 15-22 now as FRS. 8 to 14 are still 0.5 watt, however.

Those Bluetooth Motorola TalkAbouts may be more attractive now.
by SteveC0625
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550s without heads - can they be used for a repeater?
Replies: 8
Views: 579

Re: CDM1550s without heads - can they be used for a repeater?

Head or no head doesn't matter. If you program it for Ignition Sense Only, sooner or later you won't be able to fire it up at all.

Program it for On/Off AND Ignition Sense, and you're on much safer ground for the long run.
by SteveC0625
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM programing.
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: CDM programing.

Hello, Trying to program a CDM with Profesional CPS 6.12.08. I am attempting to enter an entitlement key (hkvn4181) for 25KHz spacing to be allowed. However it indicates that it cannot connect to the server. It appears that it is an issue with the key. Can someone please educate me on this? I belie...
by SteveC0625
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: pr400 CPS and Cable info
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Re: pr400 CPS and Cable info

what CPS and Cable does it take Search tags: The Commercial Series included: Portables: CP150 CP200 CP200XLS PR400 Mobiles CM200 CM300 PM400 It may be helpful to search using wildcards. If someone asks a question about one model, the answer usually pertains to most, if not all. They are all program...
by SteveC0625
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Microphone compatibility Inquiry
Replies: 17
Views: 761

Re: Microphone compatibility Inquiry

batlabs.com (not the forum) and repeater-builder.com are both a treasure trove of info such as you seek. While newer items like your mic may not be listed there, the old tried and true ones like the HMN1056 and HMN1035 are there. If I was in your shoes, I'd build me an adapter/extender with a 6 pin ...
by SteveC0625
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 981

Re: OT Dispatch Clocks

I did a quick google search on "large atomic clock" without the quotes. This popped up. It's 12/24 & battery powered. There were others.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/La-Crosse-Te ... /300430219
by SteveC0625
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT Dispatch Clocks
Replies: 21
Views: 981

Re: OT Dispatch Clocks

Our entire center was tied to a Spectracom master clock. CAD, radio, phone system, wall displays, computers, master recording systems, main frame, and more all took their time sync from the Spectracom master. Probably not an inexpensive solution, but in the long run, having everything show the same ...
by SteveC0625
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: CM300 ToT
Replies: 5
Views: 368

Re: CM300 ToT

Jack has it right. I apologize for reading faster than I should have.
by SteveC0625
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: CM300 ToT
Replies: 5
Views: 368

Re: CM300 ToT

I am trying to extend the time out timer beyond 30 seconds or to disable it completely. In CPS it will only let you put up to 30 seconds before it defaults back to 30. Any ideas? Is there a way to disable the circuit in the radio or maybe alter the programming software? For other searching I know s...
by SteveC0625
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1550-LS programming
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: CDM1550-LS programming

Not quite, but i will search the forums for the real answer You've been given the real answer. If you're willing to have some help from me, send me your codeplug and I'll find the problem. It's usually something simple. I have three of these radios right here and have been through this identical is...
by SteveC0625
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1550-LS programming
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: CDM1550-LS programming

We have a number of truck radios in the 1250 - 1550 series that were in Canada and are now in the USA. when I try to load an updated code plug it tells me that if I need a 20-25khz exception to contact motorola due to FCC regulations and then the write fails. i am not trying to use a wider bandwidt...
by SteveC0625
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: CP100
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: CP100

Im trying to figure out if this radio i have found on Craigslist is a UHF or VHF? Here is the SN 009THN0921 Thanks I would also point out that although the model number starts with a CP, this radio is not part of the Commercial Series so any info you may have found on the Commercial Series will not...
by SteveC0625
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: CP ERROR CODE
Replies: 2
Views: 226

Re: CP ERROR CODE

Hello all! I need a little help I have a VHF CP200XLS and I can read the radio fine with CPS. When I go to write to the radio the CPS gives me the following error code. The ERROR CODE is 2440 It says something about narrowbanding. I have all the channels set to 12.5 but the radio still will not pro...
by SteveC0625
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI(6)
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Re: Minitor VI(6)

Jtsou wrote:Also has anyone figured out the Engineering mode for the PPS?

To date and to the best of my knowledge, there is no Engineering Mode for the Minitor VI PPS.

"If" it even exists, it is a very closely guarded secret. I have found no evidence of it on the net.
by SteveC0625
Mon May 29, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Nation wide license?
Replies: 18
Views: 1354

Re: Nation wide license?

You could always go the GMRS License route. There are a lot of benefits for a relatively low cost. A $70.00 fee paid to the FCC gets you and your immediate family nationwide access to Both simplex and repeater frequencies in the commercial UHF band for a 5 year period. While there are only certain ...
by SteveC0625
Wed May 17, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: GM300 to C100 remote
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: GM300 to C100 remote

do you have a pin out for he C100s that I connect the GM300 audio to? Sorry for the ignorance. I looked for it however I was unable to find one. These threads might give you some more info for searching: http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?t=70673 http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?t=5...
by SteveC0625
Tue May 16, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR-6550 Windows Code 10 Error
Replies: 8
Views: 381

Re: XPR-6550 Windows Code 10 Error

You can always go into the Task Manager of Windows and restart the device.
by SteveC0625
Sun May 14, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: PELLIN CDM1550LS Password
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: PELLIN CDM1550LS Password

Has anyone bought a CDM1550LS off eBay that displays "PELLIN" when powered up? Did you get a password for the radio when u bought i? If so, Please share it as I have 3 of the gems and can not get passed the password.. Thanks Here is a link to the password fix for the entire Professional S...
by SteveC0625
Thu May 11, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HELP!! CDM 1550 Password Unlock??
Replies: 17
Views: 2857

Re: HELP!! CDM 1550 Password Unlock??

I realize this is an OLD post but I am in need of a codeplug for a CDM1550LS+ model: AAM25SK9DP5AN Can anyone send me that file, PLEASE !! wires-x(AT)use-dcr(DOT)com Thanks Please read the last paragraph of the following carefully. I have posted here many times before when answering questions about...
by SteveC0625
Sun May 07, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM750 TX Alignment?
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: CDM750 TX Alignment?

I'm using the PRO CPS software R6.12.05. There is supposed to be a separate ' TX Align ' section I cannot find. Is this separate software? I need to raise the deviation. It seems to be hard limited to 3KC, even though I have the personalitiy set for 25KC spacing. On the disc you received from Motor...
by SteveC0625
Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Windows 10 and HT1250 CPS
Replies: 5
Views: 1334

Re: Windows 10 and HT1250 CPS

rustyjw wrote:I can't get the HT1250 CPS to install on my Windows 10 computer. Any idea how I can get it to install?

What version of the Pro Series CPS do you have?
by SteveC0625
Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Is Automobile Power Viable for Electronics Projects?
Replies: 2
Views: 709

Re: Is Automobile Power Viable for Electronics Projects?

I have some project ideas that would be targetted for use in a vehicle. I would like to consider the possibility of tapping into the car's 12V battery to power the projects, for example through the cigarette lighter port. I would put the input power from that port through a linear or switching regu...
by SteveC0625
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: M1225-M1225 Duplex Repeater
Replies: 21
Views: 1772

Re: M1225-M1225 Duplex Repeater

I've been trying to build an M1225-M1225 repeater and can not get it to transmit. Can I get you to send me the updated and working code plug to try to figure out what I'm doing wrong. Note: I've seen one like it on eBay that had a jumper plug in the front of the RX radio. Don't know what it is, but...
by SteveC0625
Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:17 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1250 as a station alerting base
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

Re: CDM1250 as a station alerting base

So just to make sure I have it correct, does the pin programming shown in this picture have any correlation to what pins I have to use for which part? I thought I clearly answered that in my earlier post. Pins #1 and #16 are audio out. They are not on the list of programmable pins that you posted i...
by SteveC0625
Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1250 as a station alerting base
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

Re: CDM1250 as a station alerting base

I'm currently building a station alerting system for our firehouse and its going to be pretty much a carbon copy of this design: http://www.rayvaughan.com/recall.htm The only thing I'm not 100% on and it doesnt seem to touch on in the schematics, where do the pins from the CDM attach on the relay a...
by SteveC0625
Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: M1225-M1225 Duplex Repeater
Replies: 21
Views: 1772

Re: M1225-M1225 Duplex Repeater

SteveCO625 If you search "Duplex Repeater Interface for Motorola Radio GM300, GM3188, SM50, SM120, M200" and find the second one with purple background the eBay seller should be "newgun". Have you tried to get some docs from the seller? Not that I expect much in that regard give...
by SteveC0625
Wed Sep 07, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: M1225-M1225 Duplex Repeater
Replies: 21
Views: 1772

Re: M1225-M1225 Duplex Repeater

It’s a cable from eBay. It did not come with any instructions. Unfortunately I am unable to post attachments. Duplex Repeater Interface for Motorola Radio GM300, GM3188, SM50, SM120, M200 Features: * Duplex connector: 16 pins plug * Design to connect 2 mobile radios back to back to make a talk thro...
by SteveC0625
Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:07 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM's and Ignition Sense
Replies: 8
Views: 793

Re: CDM's and Ignition Sense

Is there a tiny internal fuse on the ignition sense input? Maybe that fried. I recall one on m1225. Can't remember if cdm has them too. Nope, no internal fuse for ignition sense. Fuses are usually used in models that don't have programmable ignition sense. The first thing I would do is make sure th...
by SteveC0625
Sat Aug 27, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM's and Ignition Sense
Replies: 8
Views: 793

CDM's and Ignition Sense

I've got a client with three CDM1550's in their ambulance. All are set up for ignition sense and come on when the vehicle is started. Recently, two of them have stopped accepting ignition sense startup. I've verified that the ignition sense from the vehicle is correctly working by swapping in other ...
by SteveC0625
Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Is there a Minitor V Refurb kit ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1510

Re: Is there a Minitor V Refurb kit ?

i received a working Min.V the case is trashed belt clip broke off and some genus superglued the battery on is there a refurbish kit ? before i order a battery and charger s I've never heard of a specific refurb kit for the V, but you can buy replacement cases. If you have a MOL account, you should...
by SteveC0625
Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Pro radio flashing adapter
Replies: 1
Views: 564

Re: Pro radio flashing adapter

OldDawg wrote:Is the flashing adapter for the pro radios a simple little switchbox or are there electronics inside? I need to make/acquire one....

This should answer your question: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3k529 ... sp=sharing
by SteveC0625
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI battery Charging Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 617

Re: Minitor VI battery Charging Problem

Here are the FSB's that I have on file: Cleaning Guide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3k529wkRVv1bUozNFNNbERCSU0/view?usp=sharing Charger USB Cable Issues: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3k529wkRVv1N0FfdVdVSl9uNTA/view?usp=sharing (This one "might" help the stated problem. I have my...
by SteveC0625
Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:56 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI battery Charging Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 617

Re: Minitor VI battery Charging Problem

Replaced a battery on the Min 6 HB pager. Now the pager will not charge with the battery on the pager, but the battery will charge in the pager pocket by itself. Battery will power the pager OK. Tried 3 different "new" batteries, no difference. Anyone come across this problem? Mot replace...
by SteveC0625
Fri Jul 22, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM "DISABLED"
Replies: 6
Views: 1160

Re: CDM "DISABLED"

I have a VHF CDM 1250 that is showing "DISABLED" on the screen. The radio was being installed at our garage and the installer said this showed up after powering it up. He thinks he may have pushed a button but was unsure. We try to enable it at dispatch but it will not work. Is there any ...
by SteveC0625
Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: radio ids on a 800 radio
Replies: 11
Views: 919

Re: radio ids on a 800 radio

tuckerm wrote:
Still not enough info. Is this over a trunked system? Digital or analog? MDC ID or other?

Considering 911351 isn't a valid MDC, it would be digital ID.

I knew that. Just trying to coax the OP to put enough info on the table so that someone could answer his question correctly.
by SteveC0625
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:02 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: radio ids on a 800 radio
Replies: 11
Views: 919

Re: radio ids on a 800 radio

kd8ses wrote:Steve, i have a XTS 5000 I AM LOOKING INTO PUTING SOME RADIO IDS LIKE 911351- ID WOULD BE MEDIC 211. so its the radio id number thats transmitted when they talk.

Still not enough info. Is this over a trunked system? Digital or analog? MDC ID or other?
by SteveC0625
Sun Jul 17, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: radio ids on a 800 radio
Replies: 11
Views: 919

Re: radio ids on a 800 radio

kd8ses wrote:does any one know where i would put radio id numbers into the radio thru the software

It would really help for you to tell us what model radio you are asking about. The answer is different for every model made.

It would also help a bunch to know what kind of ID you want to use.
by SteveC0625
Sun May 22, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Can't get the USB Cable to work with the CPS and XPR7550e
Replies: 8
Views: 1327

Re: Can't get the USB Cable to work with the CPS and XPR7550e

I can't seem to get my computer (running Win10 64 bit) to see my XPR7550e when I connect it with the USB Cable (same cable I program my APX7K with). CPS Version 13.0 build 666. Anyone have any idea where I can get drivers? Win 10 and USB cable? Sounds like it may be the dreaded cloned Prolific chip...
by SteveC0625
Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:40 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Windows 10 and HT1250 CPS
Replies: 5
Views: 1334

Re: Windows 10 and HT1250 CPS

I have been attempting to program a HT1250 with the R06.12.09 CPS software on Windows 10 with no success. I have tried installing under compatibility mode, as well as running as administrator. Every time I try to read the radio, an error message comes up; Couldn't open port. Check whether Device/RI...

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