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by dvpman
Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: battery eliminator MTS/HT blowing fuse
Replies: 4
Views: 479

Re: battery eliminator MTS/HT blowing fuse

That would be the issue. Last time the fuse blew, I had taken the battery off and used the eliminator and not turned the radio off. Will have to remember that and buy a pack of fuses for when I don't. Appreciate the responses. Mike Hi, I have a RLN4335A battery eliminator with the cig lighter plug t...
by dvpman
Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: battery eliminator MTS/HT blowing fuse
Replies: 4
Views: 479

Re: battery eliminator MTS/HT blowing fuse

It's a 2 amp fuse and yes in the tip of the lighter plug.
by dvpman
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: battery eliminator MTS/HT blowing fuse
Replies: 4
Views: 479

battery eliminator MTS/HT blowing fuse

Hi,

I have a RLN4335A battery eliminator with the cig lighter plug that keeps blowing the internal fuse. Any else have this problem and can offer some advice?

Thanks
by dvpman
Mon Apr 18, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Wireless earpiece with XPR7550 & SL7550
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

Wireless earpiece with XPR7550 & SL7550

Hi, I run a corp security team and we have been quoted the items below for an event. As I've never used the wireless versions before only the 3 wire kits, there doesn't seem to be a mic for this. Surely that is wrong but can anyone confirm that the Y adapter also has the mic as part of its features?...
by dvpman
Mon Sep 22, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Ventura area RF connector vendor
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Ventura area RF connector vendor

Hi,

Anyone know of a good dealer that can sell RF connectors? I am looking to mount a Wilson cellular repeater that is fed by coax but I need some connectors to make it all happen.

Would like to use a shop and not on-line due to the time line that I am working on.

Thanks
by dvpman
Mon Aug 25, 2014 5:37 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2015 Explorer VHF antenna
Replies: 9
Views: 2288

Re: 2015 Explorer VHF antenna

I just got the same vehicle and have the exact issue. Look forward to reading what others have done.
by dvpman
Mon Aug 04, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: unmute encrypted audio
Replies: 14
Views: 1064

Re: unmute encrypted audio

If you slave on of the switches for PL defeat or what ever the wording is so that the channel using no PL on the RX. This would be for a mixed mode channel as you would expect. On the XTS3000 I used the C position to be PL defeat and when I moved the switch to C the display shows a speaker icon. Hop...
by dvpman
Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: dtr650 private talkgroups
Replies: 2
Views: 720

dtr650 private talkgroups

Hi, I recently got 4 DTR650 radios have to say that so far I'm impressed with them. So the tinkering days are over and need to deploy these units in the workplace but am having a tough time getting the private talkgroup set up. So far I've added the radio ID's of the units and added the group but ca...
by dvpman
Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: wireless ear piece for xts1500/pr1500
Replies: 1
Views: 482

wireless ear piece for xts1500/pr1500

Hi, Need some advise for a protected person security team. They don't want to use the standard coiled ear tube for receive audio on their radios. I want to provide a wireless solution such as the induction loop ones that I remember seeing many years ago. Can anyone suggest a solution that they have ...
by dvpman
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Frequency "Agile" radios
Replies: 19
Views: 3668

Re: Frequency "Agile" radios

And yet still only 15 channels in a scan list............ Perhaps you should get informed before making snide remarks. The APX is actually capable of 30 conventional members or 50 trunking talkgroups in a scan list. Well after reading this I whipped open the laptop and launched the APX CPS and whoa...
by dvpman
Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Apple Ipad In Place Of Panasonic Toughbook In Squad Cars,Etc
Replies: 9
Views: 636

Re: Apple Ipad In Place Of Panasonic Toughbook In Squad Cars

Hasn't the whole security issue with iOS 7 been overcome? I know system admins get their underwear in a twist with anything other than a fully locked down version of windows but with the improvements in the mobile OS world its bound to happen. When I see a fire truck rolling down the street with 3k ...
by dvpman
Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Frequency "Agile" radios
Replies: 19
Views: 3668

Re: Frequency "Agile" radios

tvsjr wrote:
SlimBob wrote:If they'd only make an 800-channel dual-band radio... oh wait, that's the Orion....


Huh? You are aware that late firmware APXs are capable of 3,000 channels, yes?


And yet still only 15 channels in a scan list............
by dvpman
Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 10 years ago today . . . .
Replies: 14
Views: 1156

Re: 10 years ago today . . . .

And yes even after 10 years I still visit weekly. Not as much anymore as my city went edacs a while ago.
by dvpman
Sat Oct 02, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: secure radio lock on xts3k
Replies: 0
Views: 373

secure radio lock on xts3k

Hi,

I have a VHF model 3 XTS . Before I installed the DES module, I could lock the radio with a password. After I installed the module (all working correctly) I cant seem to get the lock feature to work.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Michael
by dvpman
Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: did I get a bad deal on these batteries?
Replies: 5
Views: 740

did I get a bad deal on these batteries?

Hi, I ordered 2 new batteries for my ht1000's from a local Motorola dealer. Would love to hear your thoughts on what I got for my money. After selecting the battery I thought best for the job, I ordered 2 HNN928AR's. Today they arrived and the 2 date codes made me think, did I get a bum deal here? F...
by dvpman
Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:23 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New product announcements in the APX line
Replies: 24
Views: 1625

Re: New product announcements in the APX line

It's worth looking at the video, "Mission Critical Wireless Earpiece" Let the crys begin. White cop chases black suspect, come on Motorola, you could do better that that. http://www.youtube.com/user/MotorolaPublicSafety#p/a/u/1/iz0GMetR-So

M
by dvpman
Sat May 02, 2009 3:28 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT200 antenna question
Replies: 3
Views: 276

HT200 antenna question

Hello,

Found a HT200 VHF while cleaning out a box that was being trashed @ work. Inside one very old HT200 with no antenna. After looking at it for longer than 5 minutes, I think this has a telescopic antenna. Only problem, I can't get it to extend.

Can anyone help here?

Thanks,

Mike
by dvpman
Fri Feb 02, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Telco Infrastructure, RS-485, Cat 5 cable run
Replies: 5
Views: 638

if anything change out the 66 block and use BIX, it's cat5 standard.

M
by dvpman
Tue Jul 04, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2005 GMC Yukon Denali Install w/ Pics
Replies: 53
Views: 11853

Which 3 letter agency, KFC?
by dvpman
Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:43 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APCO 25 2 meter or 440 repeater/simplex in Seattle area?
Replies: 3
Views: 774

when is the field day?

Mike
by dvpman
Tue Jan 24, 2006 9:09 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: o/t ford freestyle remote starter
Replies: 1
Views: 908

o/t ford freestyle remote starter

Hi, As you might know, Canada is cold and getting into a warm car first thing in the morning can be the best thing in the world :) So can anyone offer any advise about a unit for the 2005 ford freestyle, can it be done by someone who has done motorola installs? (only a few and by no means a pro) Any...
by dvpman
Mon Nov 14, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Now this is a cool Motorola radio
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

Speakeasy was also a name given to a landline encryption series that was
sold in Australia in the 80's/90's by the national telco called Telstra.
It's hamsexy value was not even close to the one in the link.

Mike
by dvpman
Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO Saber III - DEAD ?!?!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1116

I had the same problem and found that 10 pin (i think) male to male that connects the vocoder to the rf board was not seated the right way and once I corrected it everything was fine.

Mike
by dvpman
Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Systems Saber programming probs
Replies: 7
Views: 658

I've got sabers and systems sabers and the sabers will work on a p3 90 but not the systems saber. I'll put up with the slow pc to have the best non-digital radios around.

Mike
by dvpman
Mon Sep 12, 2005 8:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MX300-S DVP KEYLOADER QUESTION
Replies: 6
Views: 903

The mx series never did the -xl format. I have used that old kvl and what a POS. The 3014 from what I know will only load a dvp-xl module and not a standard dvp version. Are you sure the sabers are not dvp-xl?

Not sure if I helped though.

Mike
by dvpman
Tue Jun 14, 2005 7:36 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Using Astro Saber III UHF on the NSW Australia GRN Network
Replies: 7
Views: 490

Double nope. The AFP have their own p25 network of 13 channels in Sydney and use radios that are 450-520 split which will not cover the GRN. ACS have 4+ channels in the Sydney area and again use 450-520 split models. There may be a few GRN radios in the AFP/ACS in the Sydney area but would only be f...
by dvpman
Mon Dec 20, 2004 8:01 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: UHF cell phone look alike antenna
Replies: 4
Views: 878

The best 1/4 UHF antenna that I have seen is a 1/4 glass mount from AS and then a Fake plastic 3bd (closed coil) cell whip but is hollow and all you have to de it cut the tip off the real antenna and then slide over the real thing. After tell you about this I can't tell you where to but the fake pla...
by dvpman
Mon Oct 04, 2004 8:50 am
Forum: Announcements and Forum News
Topic: Sad news:
Replies: 184
Views: 83530

What a shock to hear that Monty has passed away. the board and the radio community has lost a great person. I have delt with Monty many times and like everyone on the board have only good things to say about him and the way he conducted all his business transactions.

RIP Monty.

Michael in Canada
by dvpman
Sun May 30, 2004 8:05 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: systems saber III price?
Replies: 8
Views: 526

I got one for $250 with a des module from eBay just 1 month ago. Came with radio, battery, antenna, user manual and leather case.

Mike
by dvpman
Wed Apr 28, 2004 9:59 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Australian Police Useing Sabers?
Replies: 6
Views: 625

they still use mcx100's in their cars.
by dvpman
Sat Apr 17, 2004 12:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: VHF Handheld information
Replies: 17
Views: 1187

That's funny cause both my UHF and VHF gp-68's have FCC id's.

Mike
by dvpman
Sat Apr 17, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Keyloader Manual PDF???
Replies: 14
Views: 907

email me the word docs and i'll convert it to a pdf.

Mike
by dvpman
Mon Feb 23, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help with Shinwa EEPROM programmer
Replies: 4
Views: 475

The 440 mobile is a really nice radio. I use to work for a dealer that sold a large number of Shinwa radio, mostly portable. I can't really remember how to run the programmer but it's not very hard as it's channel # tx #'s tx pl code and the same for the rx side of things. I do remember the up arrow...
by dvpman
Tue Dec 02, 2003 6:55 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: multiplier battery date codes ??
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Thanks for the replys. I really thought I was getting hosed.

MIke
by dvpman
Tue Dec 02, 2003 6:24 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: multiplier battery date codes ??
Replies: 3
Views: 532

multiplier battery date codes ??

Hi,

Does anyone know the date code for multiplier batteries ? I have just bought 3 of them and they have the code "m7162" stamped on the bottom also the letters "on" stamped on but with ink. Just thinking that my "new" batteries are almost 7 years old :evil:

thanks,

Mike
by dvpman
Wed Oct 22, 2003 4:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: I-Tact and I-Call channels
Replies: 9
Views: 599

I-Tact and I-Call channels

Does anyone know if the i-tact or i-call channels are used for the same purpose in Canada ?

Mike
by dvpman
Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:46 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Help with Astro Spectra..........
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Re: Help with Astro Spectra..........

AB9EO wrote:Anybody want it? If I can't program it, it's no good to me.

PM me or e-mail at: mailto:jjsound@iname.com

Jerry


I can hear the sharks starting to circle..... "well it's really not worth that much, gotta buy the CPS and ummmmm...$900?"

hahahahahahaahahahahaha
by dvpman
Sat Oct 18, 2003 3:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Moto
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Smackdaddy is right. Create the pers file with all the data ie: freq set, group set and site info. then write to the radio with the correct radio setting.

Should be no problem.
by dvpman
Sat Sep 20, 2003 7:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 help please Re. licensing for RX-only?! Randy...?
Replies: 32
Views: 2003

Poor kid comes to a "Motorola" board and a bunch of people keep telling him to get a scanner .......... what a great support team we are. I say get the ht-1000, keep it to rx only and carry a photocopy of the receipt just in case.

Mike
by dvpman
Sun Sep 14, 2003 3:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Disc tap from a mtx838
Replies: 0
Views: 140

Disc tap from a mtx838

HI,

Has anyone ever ran Trunker or T4 and used a mtx838 for the audio ? I have a spare 838 and want to get a disc tap from it if anyone can help with the best palce to take it from.

Mike
by dvpman
Thu Jul 10, 2003 6:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Which Keyloader for Astro Spectra and DVP-XL
Replies: 1
Views: 150

t3014dx or KVL3000
by dvpman
Fri Jun 06, 2003 7:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Canberra ACT Australian Federal Police Setup
Replies: 6
Views: 426

The AFP in the ACT run DES-ofb 100%. The general duties police are on the 64 channel plan but the special sections are on the 489 channels. The SAPOL have their radios strapped to secure for most of the channels and run DES-ofb.

Short answer is your hooped in the ACT and SA.
by dvpman
Thu Jun 05, 2003 2:02 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: keyloading my xts.....illegal key
Replies: 7
Views: 655

I had the same thing happen to me. The problem was I was loading a dvp key and trying to use it on a IMBE channel this will not work only DES-xl DES-ofb and DVP-xl (I'm sure AES and fasinator will work too but I ain't got it to try) so make sure your loading a a valid key into a channel that is ok w...
by dvpman
Mon Jun 02, 2003 10:42 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS5000 Pricing
Replies: 15
Views: 973

I just got my xts5000 today and nice radio. the self test is so quick you go staight to the channel in less than a second. 512 channels... umm won't be needing them.
by dvpman
Fri May 23, 2003 12:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Saber antenna color questions
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Saber antenna color questions

I'm after a saber antenna (not sma) and a seller has contacted me asking what color I need. Does anyone know what color the 136-151 split color is ?

Thanks

Mike
by dvpman
Mon May 12, 2003 7:05 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: xts5000 cable
Replies: 3
Views: 356

Is there any smarts in the cable or just like a standard cable but with no rib ?

Mike
by dvpman
Mon May 12, 2003 5:25 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: xts5000 cable
Replies: 3
Views: 356

xts5000 cable

Anyone know is the xts3000 cable can be used on the xts5000 with a mod ?

Mike
by dvpman
Wed Apr 23, 2003 5:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What is this NOISE? Listen and tell me what it is.
Replies: 72
Views: 3459

Sounds like the tones from a Spectra tac.

Mike
by dvpman
Mon Apr 21, 2003 7:07 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: on glass before tinting ?
Replies: 4
Views: 882

on glass before tinting ?

Hi, Just bought a 2002 Jetta and want to mount a on glass 800mhz but will be getting the windows tinted this week. What's the best thing to do here, wait till the tinting has dried and then should I cut out a piece of the tint to mount the box or just straight through the tint ? thanks for any reply...
by dvpman
Tue Apr 15, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ive got a echo in my xts
Replies: 8
Views: 686

I was told that the DSP causes the delay.

Mike

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