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by fail999
Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Communications.Support site?
Replies: 41
Views: 7264

Re: Communications.Support site?

well said Bill !!
fail999
by fail999
Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: New to the fourm
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: New to the fourm

Bob,

By all means post the list and add pricing.
by fail999
Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What was your first /\/\otorola radio?
Replies: 124
Views: 21253

Re: What was your first /\/\otorola radio?

VHF 30D/16V running with its Dynamotor and vibrator supplies in a '49 Plymouth.
by fail999
Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 remote kit question
Replies: 13
Views: 2379

Re: MCS2000 remote kit question

Along somewhat similar lines does anyone have information on using DEKs with model II or III MCS, cables and part numbers, etc.

Thanks,
fail999
by fail999
Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX port/mobile firmware R08.05.00
Replies: 6
Views: 2678

Re: APX port/mobile firmware R08.05.00

After my earlier post I was on MOL and noticed that info on 8.05 was there.

fail999
by fail999
Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:44 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX port/mobile firmware R08.05.00
Replies: 6
Views: 2678

Re: APX port/mobile firmware R08.05.00

Well I took a chance on 8.05 and bumped my APX with out problems. So far I can't see a changes between it and the 8.00 CVN.

fail999
by fail999
Fri May 18, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 Discriminator
Replies: 12
Views: 2967

Re: MCS2000 Discriminator

RE: Pin 11 on Spectras. The book says that is true for analog Spectras but, I have somehow collected and number of Vs and Us over the years where that had somehow already been done. I would check for sure before opening one up.

fail999
by fail999
Fri May 18, 2012 7:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 Discriminator
Replies: 12
Views: 2967

Re: MCS2000 Discriminator

I think you will find that the magic pin on a Spectra is 11.

fail999
by fail999
Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HKN6163 Connections
Replies: 1
Views: 401

HKN6163 Connections

Hi Gang,

Would anyone have the schematic of the HKN6163 programming cable. It is USB to XTL 26pin accessory connector.

Thanks,
fail999
had@to-way.com

Thank you Sir. Don't know why I did not find that when I did a search.

fail999
by fail999
Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 4
Views: 747

Re: Merry Christmas!

And to you and all others on the board.

fail999
by fail999
Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: ASTRO25 Portable and Mobile CPS 16.01.00 Released
Replies: 4
Views: 3945

Re: ASTRO25 Portable and Mobile CPS 16.01.00 Released

Has anyone else had problems downloading the new A25 Mobile and Portable? I have downloaded each three times and when opening with WinZip I get a large amount of missing bytes and contaminated file errors. Tried both saving and opening with the same results. About to try a different computer. Thanks...
by fail999
Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX Mobile & Portable Firmware R06.00.00 Released
Replies: 15
Views: 4361

Re: APX Mobile & Portable Firmware R06.00.00 Released

The FW bump went fine for me. I have to agree with most, the font change is a bummer.

fail999
by fail999
Tue May 10, 2011 6:56 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX CPS Save issue
Replies: 34
Views: 4652

Re: APX CPS Save issue

I am running 5.01 on a XP, SP3 desktop and a Win 7 Laptop and have incountered zero problems.

fail999
by fail999
Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MCS2000 below 146MHz
Replies: 1
Views: 485

MCS2000 below 146MHz

I know this question has been asked many times and I have tried to use our 'wonderful' search feature but I've been looking in the CPS .exe file with HexWorkshop and sure can not find the band limits. Would some kind soul point me in the right direction. TNX fail999 Well more searching has paid off ...
by fail999
Sun Aug 22, 2010 8:09 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX 7000 Flashcode
Replies: 9
Views: 1284

Re: APX 7000 Flashcode

Well dose anyone have the option code for the flash upgrade for software system keys?

Had
by fail999
Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL5K DEK Mounting
Replies: 3
Views: 581

Re: XTL5K DEK Mounting

Spoke with Parts locator and the H1831 option includeds the head to DEK cable and mounting brackets. The brackets are: Item Number. HLN6938A HDWR DEK MOUNTING Unit of Measure: 1 EA Lead time (days) Available List price Your price Quantity Add to Cart 2 Y 15.00 12.00 fail999
by fail999
Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL5K DEK Mounting
Replies: 3
Views: 581

Re: XTL5K DEK Mounting

Thanks for the option number. Looks like I'll be giving parts locator a call.

fail999
by fail999
Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL5K DEK Mounting
Replies: 3
Views: 581

XTL5K DEK Mounting

Back in the good old Spectra days you could get mounting brackets that would allow you to mount a DEK to the control head mounting bracket. Is such a thing available to mount a DEK to a remote 05 head? I love having Mode buttons. Part numbers would be great. Tried searching for the info here but no ...
by fail999
Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 low band display model to 6 meter update
Replies: 2
Views: 739

Re: MT1000 low band display model to 6 meter update

Mike,

Would you post a link to your documentation.

Thanks,
fail999
by fail999
Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL5000 O5 nb Removal
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Re: XTL5000 O5 nb Removal

Well I answered my own question. 8) The knobs are very, very tight on the control shafts. Two very thin knife blades inserted between the knob base and the light pipe underneath the knob allows the knobs to be gently pried off.

fail999
by fail999
Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL5000 O5 nb Removal
Replies: 1
Views: 361

XTL5000 O5 nb Removal

H, I'm replacing the front housing on a O5 XTL control head. I have not been able to find any information on how to remove the two knobs from their respective controls. Tried the XTL service manual and the O5 head service manual, no help. Someone please tell me the right way to remove those knobs. T...
by fail999
Sat Jun 13, 2009 7:34 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 Firm/Dsp Uplift
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Re: XTL5000 Firm/Dsp Uplift

Problem Solved................

I want to thatk everyone who responded with offers to help me out with the uplift. You know who you are.

Thanks again,
Had
fail999
by fail999
Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 Firm/Dsp Uplift
Replies: 1
Views: 301

XTL5000 Firm/Dsp Uplift

Ok, I hope this dose not open a can of worms, AGAIN. And I don't want a recurance of the 1234ABC yelling from last year but I'm going to ask this anyway. 700/800 XTL5000 with 123ABC1234 serial number and Firm/Dsp 6.x This is a perfectly working radio that came out of Canada on greedBay. It may or ma...
by fail999
Sun Apr 26, 2009 6:29 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Spectra Secure Housing, Removing
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Spectra Secure Housing, Removing

Hi Gang, Over the years I have attempted to find a way to "Bit Bang" a Spectra to remove the Secure Housing requirement. I want to remove the requirement for the Housing to be connected so I can re program without having to have it connected. I have had no luck finding the right location t...
by fail999
Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:37 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2600 Part Number?
Replies: 3
Views: 668

Re: R2600 Part Number?

tpg,

My Maintenance Manual (RLN-4120C) says that it is GG-2826820A001, Connctor, BNC to SMC 1/16A Fuse.

fail999
by fail999
Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: GR1225 rib boxes
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: GR1225 rib boxes

The 7660 is a very common IC. It is negative charge pump. Input is positive and output is negative. If you search Mouser for a 7660 IC you should find it right away.

fail999
by fail999
Sun Apr 20, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro Spectra Programming Question
Replies: 7
Views: 789

Re: Astro Spectra Programming Question

Well, everybody who asked what cable are you using hit the target.

Batlabs home brew cable will not work.
Factory cable works just fine. If I get time I'dd disect the factory cable and see what's up.

Thanks all,
fail999
by fail999
Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MTS CPS Band Limit Locations
Replies: 1
Views: 429

Re: MTS CPS Band Limit Locations

Ok, answered my own question. Assuming that you want to set the lower UHF limt to 440 MHz in MTS CPS 02.02 do the following: Using HexWorkshop "find and replace" set the find to 8074D21A (450000000), set replace to 00DE391A (440000000). Tell it ok and then replace All. Remember we are deal...
by fail999
Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MTS CPS Band Limit Locations
Replies: 1
Views: 429

MTS CPS Band Limit Locations

Hi Gang,
Has anyone posted the locations of the band limits for MTS CPS 02.02? I did some searches on the board
and found info for the 01 version but not for the newer version.

Thanks,
fail999
by fail999
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:51 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro Spectra Programming Question
Replies: 7
Views: 789

Re: Astro Spectra Programming Question

Well, as the original post says I'm using Astro Spectra CPS, 05.02 Rib to radio cable is standard /\/\ Spectra cable. Yeah, it is a "funny flash" it's what came in the Vocon I stuck in this radio. Programming cable goes to the 15 pin rear connector. As this is a "D" model radio i...
by fail999
Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:49 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro Spectra Programming Question
Replies: 7
Views: 789

Re: Astro Spectra Programming Question

Move'n on up.
by fail999
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro Spectra Programming Question
Replies: 7
Views: 789

Astro Spectra Programming Question

Here is the radio: D04UJH9PW7AN 566ALZ**** Firm: 11.00.01.00 DSP: N07.03.06 Flash: 45B008-0C1800-2 Internal Hwd: 000B Package: G51 Here is the question: This radio will not program when using either a 1015C or D SmartRib (radio communications fail). Any regular RIB will programm it just fine. All of...
by fail999
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:10 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Power Supply required for Smart Rib RLN1015C
Replies: 7
Views: 913

Re: Power Supply required for Smart Rib RLN1015C

12VDC@ about 1A will run it just fine. SmartRibs are center pin negitive.

fail999
by fail999
Tue Jan 08, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help with Model Number
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Help with Model Number

Radius P1225 with model number of P94ZPC90A2AA. I don't have the info to confirm that this is UHF conventional radio.
Any help appreciated.

fail999
by fail999
Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Bat Lounge ?
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Bat Lounge ?

It seems that the "Bat Lounge" has been down for quite awhile. Does anyone have an idea when it will be back up.
Thanks,
fail999
by fail999
Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: help programming Saber Systems III Con 7
Replies: 6
Views: 603

Re: help programming Saber Systems III Con 7

Systems Saber RSS is long NLA. But the proper part number for the CON 7 RSS would be nice to have.

fail999
by fail999
Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: help programming Saber Systems III Con 7
Replies: 6
Views: 603

Re: help programming Saber Systems III Con 7

I, also, have the Con 7 programming problem. What is the part number for the proper software?

Thanks,
fail999
by fail999
Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Is 800MHz XTS3000 a 700/800 radio ????
Replies: 11
Views: 677

Re: Is 800MHz XTS3000 a 700/800 radio ????

State of Idaho has a couple of test sites up. They are headed for a 700 state wide system.

fail999
by fail999
Sat Sep 15, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RLN1015D Smart Rib question...
Replies: 4
Views: 1281

Re: RLN1015D Smart Rib question...

Pretty sure this has been covered. Basically it switchs the internal uP frequency slightly to remove birdies that show up with some radios.
by fail999
Sat Sep 15, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RLN1015D Smart Rib question...
Replies: 4
Views: 1281

Re: RLN1015D Smart Rib question...

The voltage and current requirements a virtually the same BUT good old mother /\/\ reversed the polarity of the connector. Center is ground, shell is positive.

fail999
by fail999
Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:57 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: T3011DX KVL - Config Mode
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: T3011DX KVL - Config Mode

Would anyone have a extra 3011DX manual or know of a on line version.

Thanks
Had
fail999
by fail999
Mon Aug 06, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RLN-1001A Manual
Replies: 2
Views: 634

RLN-1001A Manual

A friend is looking for the Owners Manual for an older Motorola battery conditioner RLN-1001A. This one is for the Saber batteries if that makes a difference

Thanks,
fail999
by fail999
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:55 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS5000 Text Messaging Service HOWTO
Replies: 16
Views: 3575

Re: XTS5000 Text Messaging Service HOWTO

Damn, I've only got a model II. Great work mate.

fail999
by fail999
Thu May 17, 2007 6:14 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: FPP portables
Replies: 10
Views: 1105

FPP portables

The Vertex 925 series P25 radios are FPP as well as the new Midland STP and STM P25 portables and Mobiles. Don't know about KWD but I would bet that they have something. Of course you have to "know" the right people to get the how-to information.

fail999
by fail999
Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Saber Test Jig
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Saber Test Jig

Looking for a copy of the documentation for the Motorola Saber test jig REN-4001B. This is NLA from /\/\. This jig allows the guts of a Saber to be run outside the case for service.

Thanks,
fail999
mailto:had@to-way.com
by fail999
Sat Dec 30, 2006 8:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Heathkit?
Replies: 4
Views: 551

Heathkit

I would NOT toss them. Un built Heathkits can go for quite a bit of money on "Greed Bay"

fail999
by fail999
Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:05 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: REN-4001B Instructiion Sheet
Replies: 0
Views: 328

REN-4001B Instructiion Sheet

Hi,
Looking for a copy, any format, of the instructions for the Saber Test Jig REN-4001B.
Thanks,
mailto:had@to-way.com
by fail999
Thu Sep 21, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: PN for MTX8250/9250 Refurb Kit
Replies: 3
Views: 573

9250 Refurb Kit

Wavetar, thanks for the reply. The HT1250 kit mechanically is exactly the same and will work. There is one minor difference with the kypad. The 1250 has all white keys with black numbers and symbols while the top two rows on the 8250/9250 are black keys with white sysbols. I know picky-picky, but ju...

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