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by AngelFire_91
Tue Jan 02, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: EEPROM question
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Yeah they just switched to PhPbb when I left.

I've read some stuff around but wasn't sure if people had found the actual Byte locations and such for where the flash was stored?
by AngelFire_91
Tue Jan 02, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: EEPROM question
Replies: 3
Views: 354

EEPROM question

Well. After much time, I'm back! Yep that's right almost 4 years, 1 new Fiance, 1 Career change, and a dog later, I'm back. It's been about 3 yrs and 8 months since my last post on the boards and have no fear I'm still playing with radio's. I've just been too busy the past couple of years to play to...
by AngelFire_91
Mon Dec 01, 2003 10:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Dumb question. Why always 16 Channels on portables?
Replies: 16
Views: 1134

Here is something I've always woundered. In the new astro portables, XTS in particular, why is it made where only 15 talkgroups can be put into a personality when there are 16 channels to a zone, if you have it set up that way. You have to make 2 personalities for every 16 channels giving you want t...
by AngelFire_91
Sat Nov 22, 2003 9:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Digital Audio and Public Service
Replies: 13
Views: 695

I think whats funny is when we go to some of the analog talkgroups for Knox tones and such the dispatcher, if she can't read us still says, " (insert unit number here) Your digital!" :lol: Back on the vocoder, It can be a real issue sometimes and it could even be a safety issue, we almost had a prob...
by AngelFire_91
Mon Nov 10, 2003 10:41 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Digital Audio and Public Service
Replies: 13
Views: 695

Well that's pretty much what I was talking about, One time you can't here a thing the the next you blast your freeking head off, And then try talking in a room with fire in it while spraying water, and breathing in a SCBA, Forget it. I can't tell you how many times I've been in a fire and not able t...
by AngelFire_91
Sun Nov 09, 2003 12:49 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Digital Audio and Public Service
Replies: 13
Views: 695

Digital Audio and Public Service

Does it seem to anyone else that a lot of agencies are going to Digital and in my personal opinion digital audio is not always as good as analog. I realize the advantages to digital but I don't always think the audio is better. It seems that digital is more finiky about how close your mouth is to th...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Oct 30, 2003 4:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ASTRO HAM Repeaters
Replies: 9
Views: 740

I know of 1 here in Colorado that's VHF.
by AngelFire_91
Sat Oct 18, 2003 8:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: need info on Mot. Cyber Test
Replies: 12
Views: 987

Does anybody have a Contact Number or Name for these people at GD?
by AngelFire_91
Wed Oct 08, 2003 8:46 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: smart zone
Replies: 5
Views: 465

Yes it is true. It will work if you program everything and then change the system to WACMSS however if your going to be traveling around so it has to switch site's it doesn't always switch. Or say there is a talkgroup your listening to and for whatever reason it switches sites then the radio doesn't...
by AngelFire_91
Wed Oct 01, 2003 5:30 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO Spectra
Replies: 10
Views: 689

Just to clearify I was listening on a seperate scanner not to the accual voice comming in over the radio!!! Example: IMBE http://www.kb9ukd.com/digital/astro-imbe.wav VSLEP http://www.kb9ukd.com/digital/vselp.wav They are defenently different sounding, And the Spectra is Modulating IMBE. I've messed...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Sep 25, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO Spectra
Replies: 10
Views: 689

Pj wrote:How do you know its IMBE? Are you using another radio to decode, or are you just hearing the digital noise thru a scanner or something?


Both, I was listening and it defanently is IMBE Sounding, It is also decoding on another IMBE XTS 3000 that I know for a fact is IMBE.
by AngelFire_91
Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:45 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO Spectra
Replies: 10
Views: 689

I'm not sure what's going on with this radio. I know it doesn't have IMBE in the flahscode. But it will Tx IMBE (I'm positive on this, it's IMBE not VSLEP.) But the radio still won't give me a DSP version, Even in the service menu it won't scroll through a DSP version. I know it doesn't matter that ...
by AngelFire_91
Wed Sep 24, 2003 5:29 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO Spectra
Replies: 10
Views: 689

Your Reply made perfict sense. However It doesn't. I think I shouldn't have said Analog Only, It is flashed with Digital ID Display and G48 Conventional Operation which seem weird in the first place. 400001-000000-1 However it doesn't have IMBE. I went a head and tried putting an IMBE Codeplug into ...
by AngelFire_91
Wed Sep 24, 2003 4:18 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO Spectra
Replies: 10
Views: 689

ASTRO Spectra

An Astro Spectra with a Flash of Analog only, when forced a codplug of Digital will only Tx Digital not Rx right?? Was thinking of doing this as an experiment but didn't know if someone has already done it or not, and what the results were? If it doesn't what is needed for it to Rx Digital.
by AngelFire_91
Wed Sep 17, 2003 9:12 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000 Pricing at $525 IS that Good?
Replies: 5
Views: 732

sounds like the 3 'saber xts 3000' model 1 radios listed on ebay. the pic is limited... probably to hide engraving and it is the same image for all three... that and the guy doesnt know what he has.... hence the two different listed flashcodes in the descriptions. i would be wary.... just my 2 cent...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Sep 04, 2003 8:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Getting the RSS Into a DOS Computer
Replies: 7
Views: 476

I have been using Nortons Partitioner. To partition the Hard drives for 30% DOS6.22 and 60% Windows. Works great. This isn't on my main programming computer but I have programmed with it before.
by AngelFire_91
Tue Sep 02, 2003 8:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Enabling DTMF on XTS3000
Replies: 4
Views: 315

I know it might seem like a very stupid and very easy answer to all this, but are you Tx'ing while you try to push the DTMF buttons. or are you just trying to push the buttons? What kind of sound if any is comming out when you push the button?
by AngelFire_91
Fri Aug 29, 2003 8:59 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Saber II Info needed urgently
Replies: 10
Views: 468

HI :D :D
4 Zones of 12 Channels for a total of 48 channels

Thanks,
by AngelFire_91
Thu Aug 28, 2003 7:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What Exactly Does a Astron Power Supply do?
Replies: 2
Views: 341

An Astron power supply is just that, It's a power supply. Astron is the maker. I have a couple of these powering different radio's around the shop. Nice power supplies don't have any complaints about them.

Thanks,
Kevin
by AngelFire_91
Wed Aug 27, 2003 10:31 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Anyone have experience installing in '94 Blazer
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Sorry, Forgot that little piece of info.

4 door S10, 4wd V6 Vortech if it helps

Thanks,
Kevin
by AngelFire_91
Tue Aug 26, 2003 9:58 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Anyone have experience installing in '94 Blazer
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Anyone have experience installing in '94 Blazer

I'm looking for Idea's on mounting locations for some stuff in a '94 Chevy Blazer 4 door. I've been looking around and I can't seem to find any good spots that are not already taken up with stuff. I'm looking for Idea's on; Spectra A7 with remote head Remote Mount Siren and control head. Whelan Stro...
by AngelFire_91
Sat Aug 02, 2003 9:38 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro uhf
Replies: 3
Views: 342

Hey thanks for the info, That's what I thought it was. I just wanted to double check myself to make sure. Also as far as trunkedradio.net goes, I'm vary aware of it. I'm an administrator over there and have put in many many hours helping keep all the info in order. Thanks for mentioning it :D Thanks...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Jul 31, 2003 6:56 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro uhf
Replies: 3
Views: 342

Astro uhf

I guess I thought I knew what I was doing but I'm still having a problem. On a UHF Type II system I programmed my XTS 3000. It keeps giving me an "Out of Range" error. Now I figured it was the Channel Assignments so I took a look, now here is my question that I thought I knew the answer to but I gue...
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jul 28, 2003 6:06 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000 Self-Test loop??????
Replies: 3
Views: 259

I don't think it needs to be upgraded, but Here ya go anyway.

R07.03.00
DSPN 07.03.12
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jul 28, 2003 10:41 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000 Self-Test loop??????
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Any Idea's???

Anybody????? :roll:
by AngelFire_91
Sat Jul 26, 2003 1:17 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000 Self-Test loop??????
Replies: 3
Views: 259

XTS3000 Self-Test loop??????

Hey guys, I'm having a little problem with a UHF XTS3k. I'm trying to program it onto a Smartzone system, but when I select it as Smartzone and program the 3k, It locks itself into a Self-Test loop and the only way I have been able to get it out of this loop is by using lab to put the original S Rec...
by AngelFire_91
Tue Jul 22, 2003 1:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Virtual Control Head Info...
Replies: 101
Views: 16610

Now why is it that the program apparently only works on the Spectra and MCS2000 radios, but all of their graphics show a CDM1550? Are the monkeys spreading to the graphics department, or is this a hint of a version soon to come? Hmmm... I tried it on a CDM 1550 and I can't get it to work, I'm using...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Jul 17, 2003 7:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Virtual Control Head Info...
Replies: 101
Views: 16610

Even though all the pictures show a 1550 I tried it the other day with one and I could not get it to work, I keep getting the Radio is not turned on or check your cables. I was using a Standard Moto RIB and Cable (the one that plugs into the Acc. Connector not the RJ45 one.) So I guess they like to ...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Jul 17, 2003 2:56 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help Idetifying this sound
Replies: 7
Views: 655

If this is a big golf course where alot of large tournaments take place, the data you could be hearing maybe data for scoring equipment like signs or other devices. Not likely, but I have seen it done. - Nick It is not that large of a golf course so I'm positive it's not scoring. I'm still thinking...
by AngelFire_91
Tue Jul 15, 2003 7:52 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help Idetifying this sound
Replies: 7
Views: 655

The first file sounds like several things, 1st is the talkgroup and radio ID preamble from a type 1 system. Type 2i *may* emit that preamble also. 2nd I hear what sounds like a variation of MDC600 PTT-ID, 3rd I hear some sort of data, possibly like a MDT or maybe something like MOSCAD?? Never heard...
by AngelFire_91
Tue Jul 15, 2003 9:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help Idetifying this sound
Replies: 7
Views: 655

Help Idetifying this sound

Hey all, I was listening to a new trunked system here I just found and heard some really weird noises. Here is some system info first to maybe help. 800Mhz Type IIi I belive it's a golf course giving some of the radio traffic I've heard on it. About 9th hole and 18 green. and the license is being he...
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jul 14, 2003 9:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ???????? on twoway Radio
Replies: 21
Views: 1059

Ok, I'll try to restated everything over. I can receiver and transmit on my work frequecy for more than 5+ miles away. But when I program my radio on a different frequecy and set on 4 watts. When I test it(Tx and Rx), it only work less than 1/2 mile away. I don't have a repeater and what does a rep...
by AngelFire_91
Tue Jul 01, 2003 8:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Fire Department Headsets for Trucks
Replies: 28
Views: 1861

Our department uses David Clark headsets, And we also use the good old plug in the Pump Panel for the Engineer so he has communications while pumping. Some guys like the headset Idea and Some guys don't. Our departments SOP are that if your ridding in the Truck or Engine you will have the headsets o...
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jun 16, 2003 8:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 400 MHz Motorola Trunking - SMARTNET!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 554

Over here the US Air Force Academy uses a Smartzone 400 Mhz System and Peterson AFB also uses a Smartzone 400 Mhz, And finally Ft. Carson Army Base uses a 400Mhz Smartzone system. Alot of 400 Mhz systems around here. They are all ASTRO Capable and have some Astro talkgroups on them.
by AngelFire_91
Thu Jun 12, 2003 10:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Programming an 800 mhz Smartzone system in an XTS3000
Replies: 7
Views: 958

'161: Be cautious: every radio I've ever played with using AMSS does try to affiliate -- though it may be less than they way we use "affiliation" in the trunked personality screen sense -- if you force a site search or site selection. Set up a spectrum analyzer wide enough to cover the range of pro...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Jun 12, 2003 9:37 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: How to keep you radio faces clean?
Replies: 19
Views: 848

I also clean using 409 and a tooth brush. for the really easy stuff to get to. If it's a little harder I'll take the Electronics out and give it a bath in Dish soap and water totally soak it and let it sit in there for a little then brush it and wipe then dry it off, use some 409 and Q-Tips and Toot...
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jun 09, 2003 8:36 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Programming an 800 mhz Smartzone system in an XTS3000
Replies: 7
Views: 958

Rescue 161 Is right, and also I believe that Auto affiliation cannot be turned off for a Smartzone system, it's the only option for that type of system. You should be able to set it for a wacmss with the affiliation set to disable or on PTT and it should still work but unsure, never tried it.
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jun 09, 2003 8:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need Link Suggestions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 486

I think I may have not been explicit enough on my post, or it was misread...I obviously know that simplex is radio to radio.....Thats why I am askng for link alternatives or suggestions other than lease line or cross band. I need to put the f/g transmit radio ontop of this tall builing and get the ...
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jun 09, 2003 9:21 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need Link Suggestions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 486

I'm confused, If you were to put a Simplex F/G up on this building then all you would need is 2 people and 2 radio's standing on either side of the roof??? How do you have a Simplex set up on a 20' Monopole?????? I could have misread your post, and maybe I don't understand the question. But Simplex ...
by AngelFire_91
Thu Jun 05, 2003 9:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ASTRO SABRE vs XTS3000
Replies: 18
Views: 750

Although the ASIII is a lot more rugged I find that the Audio and other aspects of the XTS3000 are better. I'm one of those people that prefer the fatter but shorter design of the XTS, I do also like the Saber slim line look but it's harder to conceal under a jacket or something since it's longer. I...
by AngelFire_91
Wed Jun 04, 2003 8:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Antenna Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 877

I realize that the propagation wouldn't be able to get out of the Hills, and that is something I'm going to have to deal with, I was just courious as to some Idea's when it came to getting what I needed out of the Repeater. Site selection is not my doing, If I had it my way I would have put it up on...
by AngelFire_91
Wed Jun 04, 2003 8:28 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RSSI- SPECTRA
Replies: 13
Views: 903

I was playing with this just this afternoon with a XTS3000,

I was woundering is there a way to get RSSI to work on a conventional System, or does it have to be a AMSS or Smartzone, I've never been able to get it to work on a AMSS but I can get it to work on Smartzone, any Idea's??
by AngelFire_91
Mon Jun 02, 2003 5:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Antenna Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 877

Well, The Repeater will be in a house. it's in a pretty good valley and it's hard to get a good signal out or in. The valley hills around it are fairly high ~300 feet high on three sides and not enough for a tower to clear it. I was looking for Higher gain so I could use a lower power setting and st...
by AngelFire_91
Sat May 31, 2003 10:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Antenna Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 877

Well, then you can not you can not use "the highest gain around". Remember, higher gain = higher ERP. 3dB doubles the ERP. Oh, I know I realized that, I was needing the highest gain for the given ERP. Sorry I left that out. Also if you want to know, it's going to be in the 450Mhz Public Safety band...
by AngelFire_91
Sat May 31, 2003 9:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Antenna Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 877

Sorry, duplicate!!
by AngelFire_91
Thu May 29, 2003 6:58 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Antenna Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 877

nmfire10 wrote:Do you have a limit on ERP?


Yes sorry, I have a limit of 100W
by AngelFire_91
Tue May 27, 2003 10:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Antenna Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 877

Antenna Suggestions

Hello, I'm in the process of looking around for a UHF antenna for a repeater. What I need is the Highest gain around! Without going Yagi. Still would like to stay Omni-Directional. I'm looking for suggestions on Manufactures and makes, personal experiances and any advise people can give. I've been s...
by AngelFire_91
Sat May 24, 2003 10:08 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: SCOTT Envoy Mask-to-Radio interfaces.....
Replies: 2
Views: 256

We use these and the little speaker for Face to face. I think they are absolutly wounderful. We haven't had any problems with them and we will occasionaly have low audio but it's nothing that bad, it's still readable. We do have some people that think they still have to yell into it though and it ca...
by AngelFire_91
Thu May 22, 2003 5:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: convert uniden to motorla?
Replies: 10
Views: 967

Type II talkgroup IDs come in three flavors: Uniden Trunktracker format such as 41072. ID Range: (0 - 65504) Motorola 3 digit Hex variety such as A07. ID Range: (000 - FFE) Motorola 6 digit decimal variety such as 802567. ID Range: (800000 - 804094) In the following formulas, M3 represents a Motorol...
by AngelFire_91
Mon May 12, 2003 9:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Recent discovery
Replies: 24
Views: 1670

Recent discovery

Hello all, I was just thinking about some stuff when I was reading the post today and came to realize that this board is great. In response to a couple of posts there was a certin individual that made fairly harsh and rude comments, other batlabbers jumped and imedeatly stated the fact. I think this...

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