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by MOEtorola
Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Re: So I want to learn more about v.24....
Replies: 1
Views: 888

Re: Re: So I want to learn more about v.24....

Go over to www.P25ca.org we are linking stations using Motorola UDS v.3225 Modems and OBI-100 Voip boxes. Next is to get a Astro-Tac so we can connect to it.
by MOEtorola
Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Best repeater for P25? Have your say
Replies: 43
Views: 4913

Re: Best repeater for P25? Have your say

I am not disappointed at all with the GTR8000's. We are using the Summit six pack configs and they are super nice. Motorola did have some problems with power supplies, cannot remember who made the supplies for them, but those issues have been worked out. Knock on wood, we have 3 summit Six packs and...
by MOEtorola
Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX7000 Mode Selector Switch: Stiff & No Mechanical Feedback
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Re: APX7000 Mode Selector Switch: Stiff & No Mechanical Feed

Just got a new APX in and the rubber boot is removed now. FYI
by MOEtorola
Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

After not having time to mess with this issue, I had a little time and figured it out. The Channel ID's in the monitor and the radio MUST match exactly. It works perfectly now. Using an APX I can can switch the monitor from 800 to 700 or VHF and the radio imediatly switches and reg., aff. and PTT. A...
by MOEtorola
Thu Jan 20, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}
Replies: 41
Views: 5795

Re: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}

I'M READY!!!

Keeping eyes peeled for a good used quantar.
by MOEtorola
Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX7000 UHF / VHF + GPS NAKED Antenna...!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2039

Re: APX7000 UHF / VHF + GPS NAKED Antenna...!!!

It just a sales type of thing, to show the iner workings of the antenna.
by MOEtorola
Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

My 2975 has
P25 Trunking
P25 OBT
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

Great thanks, for testing this. Although I did not ever recieve a channel grant after powering off and back on. I did however get the same 0rssi as you. Did you ever get the continuous registration to occour? Did you play with changing the sites and going into site trunking? It just boggles my mind ...
by MOEtorola
Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX7000 UHF / VHF + GPS NAKED Antenna...!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2039

Re: APX7000 UHF / VHF + GPS NAKED Antenna...!!!

alex wrote:Be careful using those. My guess is that they were made translucent like that so M could see the antenna design and test to make sure the molds were correct. They probably are fine but keep in mind that is probably why they are clear like that.



LOL
by MOEtorola
Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

I am looking for a technician that has worked on or maintains a single zone system with both 7 and 800 sites.

I have some ?'s regarding CC's.

Please this topic.
by MOEtorola
Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX7000 Mode Selector Switch: Stiff & No Mechanical Feedback
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Re: APX7000 Mode Selector Switch: Stiff & No Mechanical Feed

desperado wrote:Seen a bit of this at the shop. The knob has been over pressed down when installed. pull the knob off and reinstall.

You got it, thats what I did with mine, works great.
by MOEtorola
Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

I still maintain that the issue you're experiencing is that you're not changing the Site ID when you wish to simulate a different band, but I could be wrong... I have simulated changing the site ID, no go. Although the CC does put out adjacent site id information. The only thing the radio uses this...
by MOEtorola
Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

Well, after a phone call to Motorola it appears to not be possible. Even he seemed a little stumped, as to y it will not work, as the radio will let you enter any control frequency combination in programing. It appears that what ever band is enters first into the channel ID list, is effectivley the ...
by MOEtorola
Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

I'm questioning whether Motorola has ever said the APX will allow you to trunk a multiband system as one system instead of separate systems? Not sure, the reason for playing around. Do you have any proof that the current firmware supports the ability to roam between bands? It might be defined in th...
by MOEtorola
Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:04 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

Have you found anything official from Motorola saying that you can put a mixed frequency trunking system in the apx (besides 7/8)? Not sure what you mean. But if your refering to vhf or uhf trunking in the apx,, Yes I had mentioned above that my APX will trunk on VHF, 700 and 800 with no problem. I...
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:12 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

I had mentioned at the first post Oh, and the radio does not go out of range, it appears that the radio is hearing the control channel, but will not register. To add to that....... Both apx and XTS radios also show an RSSI of 0 ? if the radios is showing RSSI of 0, y is it NOT showing OUT OF RANGE, ...
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:01 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

OBT is Other Band Trunking, which is what VHF and UHF are... I know what OBT is! LOL I'm thinking that perhaps the radio is going, wait a minute, I'm on the same system, the control channel has changed, but I'm on the same site... wtf? The radio does not care what site it is at, as the monitor does...
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

Ah, the magic words... so I'm guessing you haven't tried this configuration on actual infrastructure yet? Lol, I wish we are only 800 right know. But that may be changing before to long. Reason for testing, be ahead of the curve , if ya know what i mean. I know I've simulated P25 systems on my moni...
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:24 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital Radio Compatability
Topic: P25 digital rcvr sensitivity
Replies: 5
Views: 1105

Re: P25 digital rcvr sensitivity

Ok, sorry I was speaking Motorola never messed with Tait
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

Right off the bat, 700 isn't +45, it's +30... It doesnt matter a long as the service monitor matches the channel ID setup or if it was infrastructure for that matter. And like I said earlier, 7/800 and/or VHF does work if entered seperatly in a trunking system profile. So it makes the channel ID pr...
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

Astro25 Channel ID Position /Identifier Enable /Ch. Type /Offset sign/ Offset / Space / Base Channel ID 1 True FDMA - 45.000000 6.250 851.006250 Channel ID 2 True FDMA - 2.000000 6.250 155.006250 Channel ID 3 True FDMA + 45.000000 6.250 770.006250 Control Channels 851.006250 806.006250 155.006250 15...
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Re: Same sysID Different Band control channels

[quote][/quote] An XTS5000 on a system with 700 and 800 sites, for example, would have two entries in the ASTRO25 Channel ID table, one for 800 and one for 700 (usually in that order though I s'pose it makes no difference). This is exactly the way I suspect it should work, but it is not working for ...
by MOEtorola
Thu Dec 16, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Same sysID Different Band control channels
Replies: 25
Views: 4775

Same sysID Different Band control channels

Ok, say you have a system (same SYS id) that has 1site that is 800 a 2nd site that is 700 and a 3rd site that is vhf. Should you not be able to put the control channel of each of these sites in the control channels list in the CPS in trunking sytems? The only way I can get it to work is if I create ...
by MOEtorola
Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital Radio Compatability
Topic: P25 digital rcvr sensitivity
Replies: 5
Views: 1105

Re: P25 digital rcvr sensitivity

You really cannot use the RSSI values as a reference, for one thing they are programmable. I am assuming you used a P25 service monitor like the aeroflex's 2975 super nice monitor to reference the RSSI values to dbm readings. If that is this case, it really tough to come up with an accurate dbm read...
by MOEtorola
Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:25 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Trunking Site...
Replies: 6
Views: 472

Re: Trunking Site...

Hey all. I am new to the whole Infrastructure side of radio so please excuse my ingorance... In, oh say, a SmartNET trunking network that has 1 control channel and 7 possible talk channels, would each site in that network have to have 8 individual repeaters for it to work? -Jake It depends if it is...
by MOEtorola
Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}
Replies: 41
Views: 5795

Re: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}

Emcomm "and whether you'd like to accept it or not a CC is a one way transmission" I stronly Disagree, A CC is not a one way transmission. Paging, TV, FM/AM radio, examples of one way transmission. I guess a guy could argue the point that a ham repeater is one way as well, if you consider...
by MOEtorola
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}
Replies: 41
Views: 5795

Re: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}

I'm not sure that USrps have any thing to do with what we are talking about.
by MOEtorola
Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:50 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}
Replies: 41
Views: 5795

Re: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}

Thats what im screaming,, LOL Surley there are some sharp code writers out there that can get the basics going. astriks is a start just need the code to keep track of subscribers and talkgroups....routing to sites.....Now this is a topic guys..
by MOEtorola
Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}
Replies: 41
Views: 5795

Re: Amateur Radio - National Experimental Trunking{AR-NET}

Count me in, Just need to start looking for quantar parts, all I have laying around right know is GTR8000 parts,,,LOL Anyways IR would be really cool, This is a little of topic, but Benifits to multi site trunking,,,,,digital or analog prefer hmmmmm digital for sure. 1 Able to set up talkgroups with...
by MOEtorola
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: The new Ham Radio P25 master site.
Replies: 48
Views: 4244

Re: The new Ham Radio P25 master site.

MOEtorola wrote:
escomm wrote:Well it's already being done with TRBO.

No it is not, as far as Amateur Radio. And Trbo trunking as of this far cannot be networked.

Oops forgot about ConnectPlus, but havent heard of this being used in amatuer.
by MOEtorola
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Mototrbo vs D-star digital audio
Replies: 18
Views: 1832

Re: Mototrbo vs D-star digital audio

Good info here in the thread. Regarding TRBO on simplex, my understanding is that it drops to a single timeslot but still goes out in digital. Not sure if I understand correctly though, but I recall reading that the repeater was needed to keep the timing correct for 2 timeslot transmissions. When m...
by MOEtorola
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: The new Ham Radio P25 master site.
Replies: 48
Views: 4244

Re: The new Ham Radio P25 master site.

Tom in D.C. wrote:It's also being done on analog. From the DC area I have access via an internet connection to most of the SW United States via a linked repeater system in that area. It's not trunked and it has no fancy protocols, just voice, but it works very well.

Again not trunked.
by MOEtorola
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: The new Ham Radio P25 master site.
Replies: 48
Views: 4244

Re: The new Ham Radio P25 master site.

escomm wrote:Well it's already being done with TRBO.

No it is not, as far as Amateur Radio. And Trbo trunking as of this far cannot be networked.
by MOEtorola
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: The new Ham Radio P25 master site.
Replies: 48
Views: 4244

The new Ham Radio P25 master site.

A thought I had a long time ago, wouldnt it be cool if some rich amateur purchased a P25 master site (the brains of a trunking system) and let amateurs across the country connect sites to it. For a sort of a nation wide trunking system. Just food for thought. I have not really thought much about the...
by MOEtorola
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Looming Part 97 problems
Replies: 106
Views: 4766

Re: Looming Part 97 problems

[quote="vorndamr"][quote] by ASTROMODAT But forcing the amateur radio community to a P25 digital standard is just ridicules. The crap doesn't work in the public safety environment and is totally propriety to the manufacturer. One of the reasons I'm not a D Star fan...cool options, but usel...
by MOEtorola
Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola xts5000 chirp
Replies: 16
Views: 3881

Re: Motorola xts5000 chirp

At 19seconds the chirp heard is MDC1200, but partly muted due to the DOS mute setting, The tone you hear when he keys the radio, kinda like four or so beeps is astro conventional. On Astro convetional u can still setup talkgroups and Radio ID's and not be on a trunking system.
by MOEtorola
Fri Jun 16, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Digitac can it be upgraded to P25.
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Digitac can it be upgraded to P25.

It is a simple question? Can the Digitac Comparator be upgraded for IMBE P25. I have astrotac rx'ers. I assume that NO NO NO it cannot. Since is was for Securenet the digital format is totally different. Hopefully there are no hidden tricks to get it to pass P25, like one answer i got was,,, that (t...
by MOEtorola
Mon Dec 08, 2003 8:42 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Remote dial up your MTR2000!
Replies: 3
Views: 658

First I'll apologize for taking so long to post, been busy with PM's on a smartnet system and csr on a Motient DSS-III, and other things. But I'm done know.LOL Ok, with that, lets get down too it. First with the modems and the cable wiring. The MTR2000 only uses 3 wires to communicate with the CPS u...
by MOEtorola
Mon Dec 08, 2003 2:32 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Squelch tail on MSF 5000
Replies: 30
Views: 2162

the delay board i used was made by RLC the part number is RLC-ADM they run about $60 dollars i believe.
by MOEtorola
Fri Dec 05, 2003 6:05 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Squelch tail on MSF 5000
Replies: 30
Views: 2162

I INSTALLED A AUDIODELAY MODULE DIRECTLY INTO THE TP-154+ AND IT WORKS GREAT. THE SQUELCH CRASH I HAD WAS DUE TO THE TP-154+.
by MOEtorola
Fri Nov 28, 2003 9:36 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Crappy audio on HT1550XLSs
Replies: 1
Views: 227

AUDIO PROBLEM

I dont think this will help, but i thought i would pass it along. I had the same type of problem with a 1250, found the problem was the voice storage board, the problem only appeared after i flash upgraded the radio. sounds like big M might need to take a look. I'll take a look at some SRN's on moto...
by MOEtorola
Wed Nov 26, 2003 10:31 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Remote dial up your MTR2000!
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Remote dial up your MTR2000!

Any body ever want to remote dial up 1,2 or more MTR2000's using the MTR2000 RSS? Its great for checking temp, VSWR, DIAGS, or even change the frequency. Just need modems, and for multiple MTR2K's A baytech serial switcher. Ill post more if anyone is interested.

Brian O'Dell N0ZSG
Tech/Eng
by MOEtorola
Wed Nov 26, 2003 10:02 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Multiple PLs on voted receive link
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Forgot

Even though you are using one PL tone out , i think it should work, correct me if im wrong. Also I run MDC-1200 through my system and it works great. One thing too mention, if you use MRTI (autopatch) on this set up, you may have to hold your access tone (*) a little longer to make up for the inhere...
by MOEtorola
Wed Nov 26, 2003 9:56 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Multiple PLs on voted receive link
Replies: 6
Views: 676

The possible fix.

I have the same setup, and it works good. I am using a MTR2000, CSI TP154+ with EX-8, and doug hall voter. My links are RF, they are maxtracs with zeatron model 38's on them. So you can probably already see how i did it. It takes alot of community repeater controllers, one on the main and one on eac...
by MOEtorola
Thu Feb 28, 2002 5:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MSF5000 Controler
Replies: 6
Views: 592

YEP those boards are expensive boards. If you do find a way to repair the trace, and find a chip blown, check TRC board it may have the chip your looking for, that is if your not using a tone remote on your station. In the CLB models the TRC and main board contain the same processor and other watch ...

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