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by escomm
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: load audio
Replies: 5
Views: 658

Re: load audio

Did you just program them with 15.5 Trbo CPS? There's a known bug in the latest version that causes super loud volume. Read the radio, open general settings, and then go to minimum volume. Toggle it up and down from mute to something and then back to mute. Then blow it back in. Should fix the probl...
by escomm
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Harris TNC antenna in Waris handhelds?
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: Harris TNC antenna in Waris handhelds?

It's an MX threaded adapter but not an MX flat base. OP's pic looks a lot like the OEM RF adapter for the Waris radios
by escomm
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Silent Key: W2NJS, "Tom in D.C."
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Silent Key: W2NJS, "Tom in D.C."

Tom was one of the good guys. He'll be sorely missed.
by escomm
Sun May 20, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: SLR5700 cap plus
Replies: 14
Views: 623

Re: SLR5700 cap plus

jsilberberg wrote:Why isn't the dealer who sold you the upgrade fixing this ?

He is the "dealer." He comes to Batlabs for free technical support on all his problems
by escomm
Sat May 05, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: DMR feature in APX
Replies: 30
Views: 2108

Re: DMR feature in APX

I heard from a birdy that they are planning on implementing this, but the radio will only support DMR or P25, and to change modes you will need to reboot it. So no DMR/P25 existing side by side. This definitely smells like some BS Motorola would pull I think that's acceptable for the majority of th...
by escomm
Fri May 04, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL-5000
Replies: 4
Views: 502

Re: XTL-5000

IIRC you may need a new TIB to go from W4/5/7 to W9
by escomm
Thu May 03, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: DMR feature in APX
Replies: 30
Views: 2108

Re: DMR feature in APX

I heard from a birdy that they are planning on implementing this, but the radio will only support DMR or P25, and to change modes you will need to reboot it. So no DMR/P25 existing side by side. This definitely smells like some BS Motorola would pull
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Current selection of dual band commercial radios
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Current selection of dual band commercial radios

I suppose you could technically consider the APX8000 to be "dual band" but it's more of a full spectrum radio. Speaking of which, Harris still has their XG-100P/M series which is also full spectrum. EFwood has the VP900 which is a true dual band radio, similar to the APX7000. Okay but cer...
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Current selection of dual band commercial radios
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Current selection of dual band commercial radios

Seems only Puxing/Wouxon/Baofeng/Chingchong have dual band radios readily available. ICOM got out of the game and decided selling 2 radios was better than 1? What's good out there nowadays?
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL5000 O3 high power what cable needed?
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: XTL5000 O3 high power what cable needed?

fineshot1 wrote:
radiocat37 wrote:The PMLN4959A cable is what I was looking for. Thanks


FYI - Even without the extension cable you will still need the HLN6863 cable.

high power radio, without the PMLN4959 there will be no way to interface it entirely. can use DB25 on the tib if you want to build your own
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Off the Fly Adjustment
Replies: 12
Views: 562

Re: Off the Fly Adjustment

Incidently that is only about 80Hz away from right on frequency and it usually does not get much better.. Your decimal point is off, it's 800Hz. And even at 800hz, Memo's radio should still be working. He needs to explain the problem he's having that he thinks is related to being slightly off freq....
by escomm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Off the Fly Adjustment
Replies: 12
Views: 562

Re: Off the Fly Adjustment

Specs on UHF radios is 1ppm so at 432 MHz the spec would be +-432Hz
by escomm
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Solutions comes through again!
Replies: 2
Views: 514

Re: Motorola Solutions comes through again!

Meanwhile I've got a customer with an SLR8000 that died 3 months after they took delivery and Motorola wants them to pay the inbound freight on the warranty repair
by escomm
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MotoTrbo CPS problem (legit copy)
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: MotoTrbo CPS problem (legit copy)

Did you install as an admin? If so, try running as an Admin as well?
by escomm
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: KVL3000+
Replies: 6
Views: 617

Re: KVL3000+

Ah, nice, more forced obsolesence
by escomm
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola HT1250 - 3.5mm RX Only Earbuds
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: Motorola HT1250 - 3.5mm RX Only Earbuds

AAHLN9717A with BDN6719A would probably work
by escomm
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: XPR8300/8400 DC mode
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Re: XPR8300/8400 DC mode

marcosorourke wrote:Ok thanks!

What kind of runtime am I looking at while on battery? Probably about 25-35% use on digital.

Get out your spec sheet and note the current draw on TX and standby, then get out your calculator and do some math
by escomm
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Communications.Support site?
Replies: 41
Views: 5728

Re: Communications.Support site?

Number 6 wrote:We're back...

Did you miss us?

Thank
by escomm
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: O2 Head - Fail 05-94
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: O2 Head - Fail 05-94

Yes, correct, the PHLN1002 CHIB is only for the O5 heads. That is the explanation
by escomm
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Sad news for IFR/Aeroflex 2975 owners
Replies: 4
Views: 951

Re: Sad news for IFR/Aeroflex 2975 owners

chartofmaryland wrote:Well just learned from off the phone,

Now who is recommended for repairing a faulty display and calibration on 2 units

Humm

CoM

Oh I suspect a tech from their repair line will be offered a buyout to send him on his way and he'll open up shop to support them :D
by escomm
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: Error 1214 on Trbo 15.5
Replies: 7
Views: 465

Re: Error 1214 on Trbo 15.5

My first inclination is buggy software rushed to production without proper testing ?
by escomm
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR7550 RF adapter
Replies: 17
Views: 963

Re: XPR7550 RF adapter

FWIW they make a call box kit with the XPR7550/XPR7550e chassis with an SMA jack as we're all used to... if one is enterprising you can order the jacks and replace them on the PCB, problem solved :lol:
by escomm
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Re: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?

Holy crap, that thing is not BP/BR???
by escomm
Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Re: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?

Sorry I was talking about the rack mount one. I think the current part number is 9175300H02
by escomm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: OEM source for CF-54 Parts and accessories.
Replies: 5
Views: 825

Re: OEM source for CF-54 Parts and accessories.

Care to share with us who and where it was ?
by escomm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX6000 "AN" End-of-Life announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 1243

Re: APX6000 "AN" End-of-Life announcement

So is it safe to assume a new 6000 BN is really a 8000 hardware wise, with only one band enabled? GARY That is what I said, yes. Really lends credence to Citron's assertions that Motorola is not helping its customers selling the same hardware with 3 or 4 different names at 6 or 7 different price po...
by escomm
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 852

Re: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue

Also keep in mind the spacer that is present in the dash configuration is aside and not used in the remote configuration.
by escomm
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?
Replies: 7
Views: 536

VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?

Manual says something like 200KHz of bandwidth at 1.5MHz separation and 600KHz of bandwidth at 2.5MHz separation. Has anyone used them on a 600KHz split and how was the insertion loss and other performance?
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: CM200D Analoge
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Re: CM200D Analoge

Call the dealer that twostepped them to you
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Location of DIstribution Center
Replies: 4
Views: 864

Re: Location of DIstribution Center

motorola_otaku wrote:Tessco has warehouses in Maryland and Vegas. From my experience small stuff like batteries usually comes from Vegas.

The Nevada warehouse is in Reno/Sparks. Actually it borders the airport, it's amazing how much hardline they're storing out there :lol:
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DMR 40 bit encryption
Replies: 7
Views: 991

Re: DMR 40 bit encryption

Max wrote:Well, it has been compromised and i have the proof.

Based on your posts in the trbo forums I'm gonna submit your credibility is suspect at best. Post the proof or stop talking about
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: P25 Phase I or II
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Re: P25 Phase I or II

I wouldn't quite say that. You can see what emissions they are authorized for. Whether or not the license is adhered to is a different story
by escomm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Astro, duel radio option?
Replies: 12
Views: 1182

Re: Spectra Astro, duel radio option?

Yes, it uses a special W3 HHCH and is well-discussed here. Feel free to search
by escomm
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XPR3500 vs XPR7550 - programming cable
Replies: 10
Views: 960

Re: XPR3500 vs XPR7550 - programming cable

The smaller XPR3500 uses the same battery, charger and antenna as an XPR7550 but does NOT use the same programming cable. I can see no design reason why Motorola decided to change the accessory socket pin layout...the XPR3500 is around the same width as the XPR7550 so there is plenty of space. How ...
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What's the point of an Impres lithium battery?
Replies: 19
Views: 1857

Re: What's the point of an Impres lithium battery?

g8tzl2004 wrote:One day the Impres battery charges OK...but the next day the charger will not charge the battery....flashing red light

What has changed? Why is the charger rejecting the battery?

Could be for a number of reasons. Here is a good link: http://batteryuniversity.com/
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Rapid Charger flashing red green
Replies: 3
Views: 607

Re: Rapid Charger flashing red green

GP300s never had Impres, can't say I recall a non-Impres charger ever alternating between red and green though. Almost certainly a bad battery, perhaps rapidly alternating between rapid charge and complete because the cells are shot ?
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Midian AES Board for CDM Mobiles
Replies: 7
Views: 811

Re: Midian AES Board for CDM Mobiles

The Midian boards like to die after several years and make the radios start throwing EEPROM CS and HW errors all over the place
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 852

Re: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue

Sounds like maybe it wasn't properly installed. The symptoms are indicative of the CH PCB not being properly seated and the compression contacts not making full contact. Ensure the tabs on the PCB are properly aligned with the grooves in the housing
by escomm
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX radio tags
Replies: 15
Views: 1097

Re: APX radio tags

Probably fix it
by escomm
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What's the point of an Impres lithium battery?
Replies: 19
Views: 1857

Re: What's the point of an Impres lithium battery?

So does the power management circuit in an Impres battery "disable" the battery when the capacity falls below, say, 80% of the original battery capacity? Rather than let the user decide to replace the battery, the Impres system just kills the battery even though its "80% good"? ...
by escomm
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Reputable repair shop
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Reputable repair shop

Aloha, I have an XTS3000 giving me a FAIL 01/82, FAIL 01/92, and ERROR 002. I sent it into one CSC and they said they couldn't download the software from Motorola to read the radio so the only options I had was sending it in for a flat fee repair of $450 or pay the $70 bench check and they'd send t...
by escomm
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Bluetooth adaptors for XTS series
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: Bluetooth adaptors for XTS series

I came across some NOS RLN6379 kits yesterday and recall they work fantastic with the XTS and JEDI portables. They were originally designed to work with a Motorola headset but IIRC mated up fine with p much any COTS mono headset
by escomm
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: What is Your Favorite High RF Tone Rack Mount Termination Panel?
Replies: 5
Views: 549

Re: What is Your Favorite High RF Tone Rack Mount Termination Panel?

Was not aware they sold through distributors. Have you checked with a local dealer? I supplied 10 to a government customer in early July...
by escomm
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: New XPR7550e - 8% better range - is this true?
Replies: 12
Views: 914

Re: New XPR7550e - 8% better range - is this true?

I have a customer with a spot that is very fringy... legacy and E models both key into the repeater but do not pass any audio... I would like to see some proof of these claims... range is a two way street...
by escomm
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: bluetooth adapter for PMMN4095A
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: bluetooth adapter for PMMN4095A

No, I don't believe so

The RSM uses near field pairing

The adapters do not
by escomm
Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Converting Motorola Equipment to 900MHz Amateur
Topic: APX4000 on 902/927 ham?
Replies: 26
Views: 2387

Re: APX4000 on 902/927 ham?

Sounds like the MTR2000 detailed service manual
by escomm
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Hytera Files Motion to Dismiss Theft of Trade Secrets Case
Replies: 1
Views: 576

Re: Hytera Files Motion to Dismiss Theft of Trade Secrets Case

Statute of Limitations? Way to outsource your legal department to the lowest bidder . . . !

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