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by emsbuff3240
Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MCC7500 v7.15 console. . . . .
Replies: 6
Views: 1614

Re: MCC7500 v7.15 console. . . . .

That is very strange. What release of MCC7500 are you running? I have definitely successfully deployed exactly what you are talking about using 7.15 M1 core with enhanced CCGW blades.
by emsbuff3240
Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MCC7500 v7.15 console. . . . .
Replies: 6
Views: 1614

Re: MCC7500 v7.15 console. . . . .

Did you get this resolved? First, I would double check the Tone Segment, Tone Sequence, Tone Command, and Tone Table configurations you have setup in PM. First check that the custom Tone Table references the correct Tone Command that would map the F1 TX and F1 Select to the Tone Sequence that sends ...
by emsbuff3240
Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CEB BIM Addressing
Replies: 7
Views: 625

Re: CEB BIM Addressing

Glad everything worked out!
by emsbuff3240
Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CEB BIM Addressing
Replies: 7
Views: 625

Re: CEB BIM Addressing

The card you need for to add a base station is a BIM (Base Interface Module), you'll know it by the potentiometer on the front. Find an unused TDM address by looking at your CDM, then add the resource in CDM configured as you need it with that address defined. The DIP switches on the front bottom of...
by emsbuff3240
Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Centracom II upgrade to Centracom Gold Elite (in my house)
Replies: 2
Views: 550

Centracom II upgrade to Centracom Gold Elite (in my house)

So, I have recently upgraded my Centracom II (OMI based) to Centracom Gold Elite. The reason, I wanted to add more channels and was running out of room in the front end rack and wanted something to do. So, I acquired the COIM (thanks Rod Farva), the CIE (for $15 on eBay), found some newer BIMs, and ...
by emsbuff3240
Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar Firmware Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 2198

Re: Quantar Firmware Questions

I am looking at a quantar control card with part number TTN4094C, SCM v20.10.xxx. Is this SCM v number the same as the firmware? ie, will it support P25/IMBE?

Sorry for reviving this thread.

Thanks.
by emsbuff3240
Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Astro Spectra W9 Install in '91 Accord
Replies: 1
Views: 1581

Astro Spectra W9 Install in '91 Accord

I installed my W9 astro spectra in this old whip today. Only 90,000 miles, it still runs great. Its not done yet, I have not mounted the antennas, just mounted the head and ran power. To mount the head I removed the console and bolted the bracket to the tray in front of the shift. http://i137.photob...
by emsbuff3240
Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MCS2000 Programming
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: MCS2000 Programming

MCS 2000 K split radios cover the whole VHF land mobile band from 136-174 factory.
by emsbuff3240
Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:57 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: SVA Mic question.
Replies: 0
Views: 213

SVA Mic question.

I have a HMN1056D hand mic, that does not work in my SVA. Is this mic incompatible for some reason, as it works fine on a GM300. Or is my problem inside the SVA?

Thanks
by emsbuff3240
Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MTS2000 Audio Skip When Receiving In Scan
Replies: 1
Views: 288

Re: MTS2000 Audio Skip When Receiving In Scan

Make sure nothing is set to Priority Scan. That is whats clicking. It should non-priority, or standard.
by emsbuff3240
Thu Sep 20, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: I Need Help with My New Console
Replies: 22
Views: 1666

Re: I Need Help with My New Console

I know... i know no links to ebay, but this does not come up often and this is what he needs, as well as someone who really knows what they are doing to set it up: http://cgi.ebay.com/Motorola-Centracom-Central-Electronics-Bank-with-BIMs_W0QQitemZ140160290624QQihZ004QQcategoryZ66977QQssPageNameZWDVW...
by emsbuff3240
Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: TMS through a Quantar, anyone know the setup??
Replies: 21
Views: 1112

Re: TMS through a Quantar, anyone know the setup??

No I did not, I asked during a Mission Critical radios training session.

You should be able to call them, they always gladly answer our questions.
by emsbuff3240
Wed Sep 05, 2007 5:20 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Gov't model
Replies: 10
Views: 1643

Re: HT1250 Gov't model

It needs the Federal version of CPS to program it. Other than that, I do not think anything,
by emsbuff3240
Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Mobile Amplifier install
Replies: 13
Views: 1854

Re: Mobile Amplifier install

I'm wondering why a repeater is not going to happen. The price of putting those TPL amps in the cars, will exceed the amount of a GR1225 repeater. Simplex will work OK for a base to mobile operation, but for mobile to mobile coverage there is not much you can do to make it better other than what was...
by emsbuff3240
Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: TMS through a Quantar, anyone know the setup??
Replies: 21
Views: 1112

Re: TMS through a Quantar, anyone know the setup??

I asked /\/\ about this and this is the response i recieved: Can you do conventional text messaging on a quantar repeater? o       Quantar supports P25 trunking and conventional IV&D. We tested the we found that the Quantar (PDR) repeats the text no problem (with one caveat) That caveat is: o   ...
by emsbuff3240
Thu Aug 30, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: I Need Help with My New Console
Replies: 22
Views: 1666

Re: I Need Help with My New Console

that is just the power supply.

You will still need the card cage, and the proper cards to go in it.
by emsbuff3240
Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Command Plus setup questions
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Command Plus setup questions

I have one here, that ive done a bit of work on.

Ive also got the manuals.

Shoot me a PM, with your phone # if you want and ill give you any info you need out of the manuals, or my brain.
by emsbuff3240
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:24 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550 - I think I made a brick.....
Replies: 5
Views: 1308

Re: CDM1550 - I think I made a brick.....

Interesting, we had the exact same problem at the shop today, we put a jumper in, I forget from what to what, but it worked. I see if i can find out on mon.
by emsbuff3240
Tue Jul 17, 2007 11:24 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Digital Capable Repeater using Maxtracs Specs
Replies: 49
Views: 13473

Re: Digital Capable Repeater using Maxtracs Specs

Can anyone that has tried this confirm that this works(2 maxtracs)?

Thanks
-Jon
by emsbuff3240
Sun Jul 01, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Info Needed: Water proof Radios UHF
Replies: 11
Views: 1039

Re: Info Needed: Water proof Radios UHF

Mobiles, Im not sure. Probably a motorcycle edition XTL. Portables, the new TRBO portables are supposedly waterproof. or the XTS5000R, 2500I, I think the 1500 is available in a submersible version too. Vertex-Standard makes a few too. http://www.rfwiz.com/VertexStandard/Portables/VX-920_Radio.htm Lo...
by emsbuff3240
Sun Jul 01, 2007 4:51 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Out of Band hack for HT1550-XLS - Pro CPS ver 6.04
Replies: 13
Views: 1982

Re: Out of Band hack for HT1550-XLS - Pro CPS ver 6.04

I'm pretty sure you cant hack the band limits on a waris portable...

Something about the bandsplit info is stored in the radio and not the CPS.
by emsbuff3240
Wed Jun 27, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: So I see a sign off a small country road "ham radio show tod
Replies: 22
Views: 1974

Re: So I see a sign off a small country road "ham radio show tod

for those of you that have seen borat:

"aaa very nice.... how much?" :o
by emsbuff3240
Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Hard Hat antenna?
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Motorola Hard Hat antenna?

LOL :lol: :lol:

They must have got their idea from the tower hat guys at dayton.
by emsbuff3240
Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:04 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Boring Green on Display
Replies: 32
Views: 2886

Re: Boring Green on Display

I can see the new showcoming to Spike/MTV: "Pimp My Radio". The next thing that you'll do is put "Swarovski Crystals" around the display and a big "crystal" heart on the battery... :lol: funny you should say that, there is a picture of a pinkBABY PHAT XTS5000 floating ...
by emsbuff3240
Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: P25 HT Confused
Replies: 14
Views: 737

Re: P25 HT Confused

Lets clarify. The following motorola portables will do P25: ASTRO Saber XTS3000 XTS3500(thanks VX) XTS1500 XTS2500 XTS5000 possibly the MT1500, but I do no know if motorola has released the P25 software for it. For the radio to do P25, you need a flashcode that starts in an odd number, usually a 1 o...
by emsbuff3240
Sat Jun 23, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Boring Green on Display
Replies: 32
Views: 2886

Re: Boring Green on Display

thats a HOT radio, elroy.

nice job, 3 thumbs up.
by emsbuff3240
Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:37 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MTS2000 Making radio decode mdc1200
Replies: 5
Views: 588

Re: MTS2000 Making radio decode mdc1200

That flashcode does not support the MDC decoding.

You can try with the instructions I gave you but I doubt it will work.
by emsbuff3240
Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MTS2000 Making radio decode mdc1200
Replies: 5
Views: 588

Re: MTS2000 Making radio decode mdc1200

first you need to know the firmware revision and flashcode. both can be determined by powering up the radio and when it completes self test, pressing the lower side button above the PTT switch. The firmware will appear as: Rxx.xx, I dont remember the firmware you need for this off the top of my head...
by emsbuff3240
Mon Jun 11, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: M1225 Local / Distance question...
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: M1225 Local / Distance question...

Will thanks a lot. I just read the RX M1225 on my repeater and it was set to local, so I changed it to distance, hopefully I will get better RX range, as its been especially poor lately.
by emsbuff3240
Tue May 29, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS2500 "S" split... How low will it go?
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: XTS2500 "S" split... How low will it go?

cool... thanks, the ASTRO ham repeater I want to use should work then.

Was there any hacking to get them to go down there or did the radio just take it?

thanks.
by emsbuff3240
Tue May 29, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS2500 "S" split... How low will it go?
Replies: 3
Views: 276

XTS2500 "S" split... How low will it go?

If I buy an S split 2500... How low will it go into the ham band, I tried searching but I could not come up with anything.

Thanks in advance.

-Jon
by emsbuff3240
Mon May 28, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need power supply spec please
Replies: 9
Views: 966

Re: Need power supply spec please

do you have a voltmeter?
by emsbuff3240
Sun May 20, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Full Keypad ???
Replies: 9
Views: 1241

Re: 1250

motofan44705 wrote:Model# H25KDH9AA6 and yes on Firmware


lol... we know it has firmware, what revision?
by emsbuff3240
Sun May 20, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Programming a CDM 1250
Replies: 18
Views: 1044

HLA, he probably means its a Low Band (ex 42-50mHz)
not low split UHF. You can tell by the slighty larger heat sink on the radio too that it is lowband.
by emsbuff3240
Sat May 19, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need a good high band portable
Replies: 7
Views: 693

Re: Need a good high band portable

The MT1000 and HT600 do not come in 450-512.

Choose from the below bandsplits:
UHF
403-433MHz
438-470MHz
470-500MHz
488-520MHz
by emsbuff3240
Fri May 18, 2007 7:22 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MDC1200 Software
Replies: 1
Views: 591

by emsbuff3240
Tue May 15, 2007 5:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ht-1250 question
Replies: 5
Views: 437

dbfd588 wrote:So a 1250 cant? What all can be done with the full keypad?


no FPP on a HT1250.

HT1550 has FPP.

as thebigphish said, it can be used for DTMF encoding, dialing phone, MDC calls. but you cannot program frequencies from the front panel on a 1250.
by emsbuff3240
Thu May 10, 2007 5:37 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DAYTON 2007!! WHOS IN????
Replies: 70
Views: 5631

Johnny Galaga wrote:Why doesn't everyone just use 2-meter analog simplex?


Motosnobs.


This is BATLABS!, ya know Motorola radios... thats kind of what this place is about... :D :D
by emsbuff3240
Tue May 08, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DB-29 Connectors
Replies: 2
Views: 387

pm sent to you.
by emsbuff3240
Sun May 06, 2007 7:26 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Maxtrac Repeater Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 710

Well if the duplexer you have is rated for 35 watts, and you are pumping 45 into it... that could be your problem.. Try backing the power down to 25 watts and see if that helps.
by emsbuff3240
Sun May 06, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Guide to Astro Portable Radios
Replies: 39
Views: 2355

it appears that r0f has requested all his posts deleted, now that is not alex's fault. r0f contributed some great material to this forum, but if alex deleted all r0f's posts the program is not going to leave the good posts and get rid of the pointless ones. no one is perfect, rescue161, hightower, i...
by emsbuff3240
Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2005 Ford Mustang Spectra in-dash Install
Replies: 10
Views: 5553

looks factory!


mustangsexy!! 8)
by emsbuff3240
Sat Apr 21, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola CP125
Replies: 3
Views: 277

yep CPS programmable PM sent too ray.

no center pin waris style, same as CP200
by emsbuff3240
Sat Apr 21, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola CP125
Replies: 3
Views: 277

i gots one of them. nice radio, works well. pros: alpha display compact RF is just a little below the quality of my MTS2000 cheap accessories lots of options from the front panel very simply programmed cons: battery indicator is inaccurate(atleast on my dirt old firmware) no MDC shitty antenna style...
by emsbuff3240
Sat Apr 14, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2003 Honda Oddssey Install *No Holes Drilled* PICS
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

well, the spectra is back on my desk. and tvsjr, your comment about the repeater motivated me to build a case for it. http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q240/jmichel89/Apr14_0001.jpg i will try and get some better pics tomorrow. I added a fan to the TX radio, and it is drawing air accross the heatsi...
by emsbuff3240
Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: does my spectra do 12.5kHz narrowband?
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

it is conventional! :D :D
and trunking.

but not astro

( i assume you meant analog)
thanks

-jon
by emsbuff3240
Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: does my spectra do 12.5kHz narrowband?
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

does my spectra do 12.5kHz narrowband?

model: DC7ZX+085W
id: D43ZXA5JC7AK
581AVU0xxx

Need to know if I can use this radio on narrowband. I can get to read the radio tomorrow if that is the only way.

can anyone tell from that?

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