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by Gman
Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-5000 Type 2...
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: XTS-5000 Type 2...

Thank you again, super appreciated..
by Gman
Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-5000 Type 2...
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: XTS-5000 Type 2...

Will this also give a way to do FPP? Thank you kindly for the help
by Gman
Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-5000 Type 2...
Replies: 4
Views: 397

XTS-5000 Type 2...

Hello all. I was curious to see if there is anyway to make the XTS-5000 Type 2 into a Type 3 with the current "in the wild" offerings of CPS and such. I figured it was not possible, but also know I should ask the experts here.. Thanks for the help... :D
by Gman
Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Amazing P25 Encryption paper...
Replies: 9
Views: 527

Amazing P25 Encryption paper...

Title says it all.
Matt Blaze is a professor at UPENN, and a very smart fella. I've seen him at DEFCON, shmoocon and is super cool. Enjoy..

http://www.crypto.com/blog/p25
by Gman
Thu Oct 09, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro Saber Serial Number Change, Can it be done?
Replies: 18
Views: 1952

Re: Astro Saber Serial Number Change, Can it be done?

I am not asking for it...Again,I am not asking for it,but what it the Rooster Package? I am just curious as I never heard of this before. Thanks... :D
by Gman
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS 3K CPS Question....
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Re: XTS 3K CPS Question....

Disreguard my last,just figured it out..I had to change the attibute on the file that was in the program files folder,not just the desktop Icon..Thanks for the board space.... :lol:
by Gman
Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS 3K CPS Question....
Replies: 1
Views: 285

XTS 3K CPS Question....

Hello all.I am using the earliest CPS I can on my Astro Saber,which is 04.02.01(Wish it was RSS)..I modified the CPS so I could put some of the 70cm Ham repeaters in my Astro Saber.I did this of course with the HEX workshop.A buddy thought it was bright to load his Astro Saber with CPS 05.02.00.He a...
by Gman
Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:18 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Prob. Reading XTS-5000....
Replies: 14
Views: 1447

Re: Prob. Reading XTS-5000....

Thank you for reading into my post as I didn't metion that I am using a conventional RIB and serial connection,sorry about that.I just assumed that it was serviced the "Old fashioned way" along with the new stuff.I will order myself a USB XTS-5000 cable.Thank you all for the help.. 8)
by Gman
Wed Nov 21, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Prob. Reading XTS-5000....
Replies: 14
Views: 1447

Prob. Reading XTS-5000....

Hello all,I am using CPS Astro 10.00.00 and keep getting a "Windows" pop up box error while trying to read the radio.When I try to read the XTS-5000 with the Xts-3000 CPS it will open the radio and start reading,of course its the wrong software but I was using it as an example...Heres what...
by Gman
Wed Oct 31, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Saber/XTS3K CPS Out of Band Instructions
Replies: 18
Views: 1458

Re: Astro Saber/XTS3K CPS Out of Band Instructions

Check that....I uninstalled the CPS,then reinstalled...When I did that I noticed that it would let me program my particular radio down to 445 without mod,like other people said.So all I did was search for thr 445 in the Editor and lower that.Viola,now I got some 70cm Repeaters in there now.Thanks fo...
by Gman
Wed Oct 31, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Saber/XTS3K CPS Out of Band Instructions
Replies: 18
Views: 1458

Re: Astro Saber/XTS3K CPS Out of Band Instructions

I tried this on CPS 4.01.02 and 04 with no luck.I made sure Hex work shop saved it,but I cannot get my bottom limit Astro Saber of 450 down to 440.Any suggestions,Thank you.... :D
by Gman
Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: DOS Based Codeplug Needed....
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: DOS Based Codeplug Needed....

Anyone have a Codeplug.Does more information have to be provided??...Thank you... :D
by Gman
Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:31 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: CPS Version Question...
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: CPS Version Question...

Wow,the version numbers really fly by when you haven't played with this stuff in a few years.Thanks for the replys... 8)
by Gman
Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: DOS Based Codeplug Needed....
Replies: 1
Views: 246

DOS Based Codeplug Needed....

Hello yet again.I am in need of a Codeplug for an Astro Saber III with the following parameters.. Model---H04SDH9PW7AN Flash---591008-4F1E00-9 R05.60.00 DSP---06.06.01 I require it in the Older(And still better..:-)..) Dos Based RSS.I would like to complete the out of band procedure listed on here a...
by Gman
Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Saber Battery Question...
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Astro Saber Battery Question...

Hello again.I have a question about my UHF Astro Saber battery.I have mot battery NTN4537C which is one of the smaller ma models,but it is old and getting weak.I purchaced a 2150ma from batteries Plus(http://www.batteriesplus.com/)as there is a local store down the street.So I charge it up and withi...
by Gman
Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: CPS Version Question...
Replies: 4
Views: 405

CPS Version Question...

Hello all.First I would like to know which latest CPS does the Astro Spectra mobiles? Also,which is the latest CPS for the XTS-5000? Which was the latest for the XTS-3000 and Astro Saber? Is the newer XTS-5000 able to do the 3000,or is the CPS different all together? Sorry for the multiple questions...
by Gman
Sat Feb 04, 2006 8:27 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: i930 Question..........
Replies: 1
Views: 265

i930 Question..........

Hello all...I was wondering if anyone has info on this phone,other than the info provided on the Sprint(Still sucks Nexhell) website......I called about this phone and the most technical I could get out of them is the fact that it can be used on both Sprint(GSM) and Nextell(iden) networks....Now doe...
by Gman
Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Quick trunked radio question....
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Thanks for all the replys.. :) ...Like I said I have the basic knowledge of the trunked radios systems down,but for some reason got to thinking if this was possible,thanks for the clarification.I figured it was not done by putting multiple streams on one frequency,but it theory you never know.... :D
by Gman
Tue Sep 20, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Quick trunked radio question....
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Quick trunked radio question....

Hello all.I have been programming and operating various trunked radios for years and have always wondered how an area weather a town or county can operate on only a few fequencies.I got the idea of how a trunking radio system works,but I have a question on how all the radios share the frequencies.Is...
by Gman
Thu Aug 25, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: New clone detection software
Replies: 8
Views: 2151

Interesting... :P ....I always wondered how they did that with cell phones.I wonder if this software is going to be part of the standard motorola admin package or it will have to be purchased seperatly... :-?
by Gman
Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:03 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Scan list question....
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Oh yeah,good point... :oops: ...thanks for the help... :)
by Gman
Sat Aug 20, 2005 4:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Scan list question....
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Scan list question....

Hello all,I was wondering how I go about deleting a scan list record from any given table in Astro CPS-04.02.01..The software has the right click delete blocked out,and the menu delete is blocked as well.There has to be a way to delete a single item from the table???Thanks for the help... :D
by Gman
Sat Aug 13, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: trunked radio
Replies: 8
Views: 584

What type of trunking systems did the systems saber work on?? Type I,Type II,smartnet??..Thanks for the help.. :)
by Gman
Fri Aug 12, 2005 12:16 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Password question...
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Interesting,thanks for the help.You bring up a good point about E-bay radios.I would hate to spend all that money and get shafted by some guy who knew it was locked,and didn't care to tell about it.... :-?
by Gman
Fri Aug 12, 2005 12:20 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Password question...
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Password question...

Two questions for you Guys.One,how do you password protect a codeplug with the cps??And two,a little less Kosher question,how secure does this make the codeplug,Can it be hacked,and if so how is it done??Would lab software like metioned in the Astro portion of this website be able to do a no pack/un...
by Gman
Thu Aug 11, 2005 1:22 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO trunking question....
Replies: 2
Views: 338

I would think it would need an ESN as you stated.Anyone with an inkling of radio knowledge would be able to easily go past the system key(DUHHH),then just use somebodys ID and your in,at least for scanning.I am not sure how advanced system keys work,mabye thats the Key to keeping people out.Luckly f...
by Gman
Wed Aug 10, 2005 8:30 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO trunking question....
Replies: 2
Views: 338

ASTRO trunking question....

Hello all.I was wondering how a type ii /smartzone system determines what radios are allowed on,and how the admin can block out a given radio.There has to be more than just changing the personal id in the cps.Does the system look at the serial number??What else is looked at by the system.Thanks for ...
by Gman
Sun Aug 07, 2005 8:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Rib not working...
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Yeah,I did notice the bad solder joints.I redid all those.I figured out the astro saber problem,I didn't realize that the two sabers had different pin setups on the program cable... :oops: ...Anyway,now it works but still no HT600 OR P200 programming.I will check the regulator when I get the chance,...
by Gman
Sun Aug 07, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Current Astro series CPS versions?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Is there a last version of the DOS based software that will work with 04.01.02 astro saber and xts-3000 cps.I always liked the dos based better,maybe I am just old fasioned... :-? ...If so what Dos version was it,thanks... :D
by Gman
Sat Aug 06, 2005 7:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Rib not working...
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Rib not working...

Hello all.I bought this RIB about a year back.. http://cgi.ebay.com/BoxLs-RLN-4008B-RIB-Radio-Interface-Box-Motorola-VISAR_W0QQitemZ5795968809QQcategoryZ4671QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem I used it to program my ht1000(with a slow computer),and saber.I tried it the other day with an HT600,and an astro saber b...
by Gman
Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Discontinued radios....
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Discontinued radios....

I have heard many different rumors from different dealers that the HT-1000 and similiar radios were discontinued by motorola a few years back,but I still see them listed on mots website.There is a list of both current radios and the discontinued ones,which would answer my question however my dealer ...
by Gman
Fri May 07, 2004 7:12 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New xts500 software
Replies: 0
Views: 302

New xts500 software

I forgot the version # as I am at work,but it is sure awsome.It has the ability to program radios over an intranet system.Just wondering if anyone has done this yet,thanx..... :P
by Gman
Fri May 07, 2004 7:07 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 100 watt siren......Does it have to be a 100w speaker???????
Replies: 25
Views: 4103

Generally yes.If the speaker is 50w,that is the max you can put in.The only exception is if the siren itself has a wattage selector switch that will lower the power going to the speaker.Not sure though if yours has that,good luck...... :lol:
by Gman
Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:08 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Programming ???
Replies: 2
Views: 420

9.05...... :o
by Gman
Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:30 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Programming ???
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Programming ???

Hello again.I have been programming conventional radios for a long time,but am new to programming my XTS300's trunking features.Now I am sure that to explain how to program a trunking system into the radio will require a book and not a short reply,but I just wanted to know how to get started.Is the ...
by Gman
Wed Oct 15, 2003 6:57 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: pro radio software version??
Replies: 4
Views: 349

pro radio software version??

What is the newest version of the professional radio software(CDM1225,HT750,ETC.).Thanx.. :D
by Gman
Tue Oct 07, 2003 7:34 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Need some help
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Go to trunkedradio.net and look for the trunked radio system in New Jersey under Burlungton County Public Safety.Everything you ever wanted to know about it will be there..... :-?
by Gman
Thu Oct 02, 2003 10:52 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Need some help
Replies: 4
Views: 457

I found the problem with the scan programming.It was just the fact that the radio has so many zones and talkgroups programed into it I had to find where the other scanned channels were.Once I erased those,I was free to program the ones I wanted in it.Easy fix.I am new to the ASTRO equipment so there...
by Gman
Thu Oct 02, 2003 2:29 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Need some help
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Need some help

I just obtained a XTS3000R UHF for our new trunked radio system.I am having a problem of all things getting scan to program.I made it the the part where the little square box is blinking,but the select and delete button don't make any changes on the display.I just get that low tone,just like when yo...
by Gman
Mon Sep 29, 2003 12:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What is a flashcode?
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Let me get this straight.So if I have radio (A) with limited options,and I borrow radio(B) with the options that I want,I can make radio A just like B.....Thanks,new to this flash code stuff,very informative post though... :roll:
by Gman
Mon Sep 29, 2003 12:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What is a flashcode?
Replies: 10
Views: 800

Is there any way to put options into a radio that the flash was not designed for?Or open up the full potential of a radio??.... :lol:
by Gman
Sun Sep 28, 2003 11:49 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Something interesting!!
Replies: 1
Views: 328

I am sure Nexhell will hop on this one.... :evil:
by Gman
Sun Sep 28, 2003 11:48 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Something interesting!!
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Something interesting!!

I stumbled across this on the FCC site about the auction of freequencies.I did not know that this is how they did it.Interesting!!

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/a ... 2897A1.pdf


Be aware it is a PDF file...
by Gman
Sat Sep 27, 2003 10:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Trunking radio
Replies: 4
Views: 395

Sorry,the system is motorola..... :oops:
by Gman
Sat Sep 27, 2003 10:52 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Trunking radio
Replies: 4
Views: 395

Trunking radio

Hello all,I havent posted in a while.We are geting a new digital trunking radio system on the 500mhz band in our county.I was wondering what radios I can buy that are compatable with this system besides the xts-3000.I would rather buy a more economical radio.Thanks for the help......... :)
by Gman
Mon May 19, 2003 3:14 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Rib Box Pcb
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Rib Box Pcb

Hey everybody!!! I have a question having to do with PCB design.I am using CircuitMaker 2000 with the PCB program to create a different size board than the one that is listed on this site.It is also going to be double sided to save space.Question is how do I transfer the printout of the PCB tracts t...
by Gman
Tue Oct 29, 2002 4:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 404

THANX

Thank you for the replys.I will probably send it out flat rate repair. I would still like to fix it myself,so if anyone as any spare parts for sale please let me know.thanx :wink:
by Gman
Sun Oct 27, 2002 6:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Spectra Problems

Hello everybody. I have a Mobile VHF 2-Head Spectra installed in one of our ambulances.Well there was a water leak in the cab and some made its way into the radio. I tried drying it out,and the water appeared to concentrate around the MLM board and the logic board. There was none in the RX and TX bo...

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