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by mainegrw
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS 5000 Help Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1291

Re: XTS 5000 Help Needed

Update: I've made some progress with this radio finally! I utilized an idea talked about for monitoring trunked systems on an EF Johnson 5100 portable, which doesnt allow for the non-affiliated scan to work. The programming is as follows: I went ahead and programmed the voice channels listed for the...
by mainegrw
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Question regarding NAC monitor on the XTS 3000
Replies: 3
Views: 1576

Question regarding NAC monitor on the XTS 3000

I recently acquired an UHF XTS 3000 to accompany the 800mhz XTS 5000 I've mentioned in the requisite subforum. Unlike my 800mhz 5000, the 3000 recieves and transmits as expected, and being a local acquisition, it came to me programmed with some local frequencies already programmed in. Aside from the...
by mainegrw
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS 5000 Help Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1291

XTS 5000 Help Needed

I bought a used 800mhz XTS 5000 recently online for the princely sum of $80. I thought it might be a fun challenge to dabble with P25 trunking a little bit, however its proved to be nothing but challenge and not much fun. To start, the radio came to me with a completely dead battery, so it sat on my...
by mainegrw
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Charging Oddity...?
Replies: 1
Views: 888

Re: HT1250 Charging Oddity...?

I would like to add to my initial post that the battery, despite having taken a charge does show erratic power levels on all three of the HTs I have so I assume that after sitting for the last 8 or so years its days are numbered. Also, in case you all were wondering, the charger used is a standard M...
by mainegrw
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Charging Oddity...?
Replies: 1
Views: 888

HT1250 Charging Oddity...?

Hello! New member here who comes to you today with a question about the odd behavior of my HT1250s when they are charging. However first, I will fill you in on the whole story here: I am an amateur radio operator primarily (extra class), and have dabbled for many years with both commercial, and ham ...

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