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by jts203
Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX CPS R07.00.00
Replies: 13
Views: 4646

Re: APX CPS R07.00.00

Still the same issue here after uninstalling and reinstalling a few times. The folder for the device communications service is there but still says it is not running and will not read/write a radio. I'm also getting a wrong version of flashplayer warning even though the newest version is installed.
by jts203
Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX CPS R07.00.00
Replies: 13
Views: 4646

Re: APX CPS R07.00.00

Anyone else having problems getting version 7 to read or write to a radio. Version 06.01.00 works fine on the same computer which is an HP laptop running Windows 7 64 bit. When installing the software I get the error [Could not start Device Communications Service]. The software does install but will...
by jts203
Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Channel Announcement
Replies: 7
Views: 1024

Re: Channel Announcement

Thanks winger2002. That worked perfectly. I was using Windows 7 and that Sound Recorder didn't seem to have the right features, but used one on XP and it worked.
by jts203
Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Channel Announcement
Replies: 7
Views: 1024

Re: Channel Announcement

I seem to be drawing a blank on this - I made the wav file from ATT Natural Voices which is easy, but when I try to convert it to use in my APX radio, it does not seem to work. I tried a couple different programs to try to make it a wav PCM, 8000 KHz, 16 bit mono file, which the CPS calls for, but n...
by jts203
Sun Jun 19, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro Saber does not support 2.5khz error
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: Astro Saber does not support 2.5khz error

I had a similar problem with a 512 Astro Saber. It would take narrowband [2.5khz] frequencies, but not all. If I put in, for example, 155.55 and made it 2.5, it would take, but if I tried one of the newer freqs being used today like 155.5075, it would not take it and show an error for the whole radi...
by jts203
Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS5000 FPP how many channels ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1060

Re: XTS5000 FPP how many channels ?

Keep in mind you can use 1 personality for multiple channels. If you have a zone, say with 16 channels, all analog and narrowband, you would only need to use up 1 personality for that zone.
by jts203
Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL5000 50 watter Factory Test Report Passes w/ 22 Watts
Replies: 17
Views: 2263

Re: XTL5000 50 watter Factory Test Report Passes w/ 22 Watts

Maybe it was ordered or set up by mistake as a motorcycle radio? Motorcycle Spectras used to be about 15 to 20 watts.
by jts203
Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CPS with Windows 7 - any problems?
Replies: 28
Views: 6580

Re: CPS with Windows 7 - any problems?

I'm running Astro 25 14 on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit and it runs just fine. It just doesn't like USB programming cables. Using a USB to Serial adaptor and factory serial cables works just fine.
by jts203
Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Wolfsberg avionics radio CPS software?
Replies: 18
Views: 1508

Re: Wolfsberg avionics radio CPS software?

They can be programmed with Motorola CPS for Portable Radios [XTS5000]. They have their own programming cable but use standard Motorola Software. If it's a VHF/UHF combination radio, you actually read and write the VHF and UHF separately like they were two separate radios.
by jts203
Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:17 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS5000 Trunking Question
Replies: 2
Views: 422

Re: XTS5000 Trunking Question

Thank you
by jts203
Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS5000 Trunking Question
Replies: 2
Views: 422

XTS5000 Trunking Question

I have an XTS5000 UHF Low, Flash 5A9008-101F87-7 with Firmware and Software 12. When trying to enter a trunked system, the system goes in fine, but when trying to place the talkgroups in a zone, the selection under personality type gets the "sunglass" icon and won't let me change the type ...
by jts203
Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Out of Band Help
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: Out of Band Help

If using Hex Workshop you should look for hex string 4029861A which is 445 MHz and change all occurances to 00DE391A which is 440 MHz.
by jts203
Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 High Power O3 Control Head
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: XTL5000 High Power O3 Control Head

I'm also looking for a little info on the XTL5000 high power remote 25 pin accessory connector pinout. I have it listed below, but I'm not sure which pin would be for ignition sense. 1 AUX PTT 2 DCE_TXD 3 DCE_RXD 4 DCE_CTS 5 BUS+ 6 RX FILT AUDIO 7 AUX_RX 8 AUX_TX 9 RX FILT AUDIO 10 ANA_GND 11 MIC_LO...
by jts203
Sun Sep 14, 2008 7:09 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 High Power O3 Control Head
Replies: 6
Views: 811

XTL5000 High Power O3 Control Head

Does anyone know if you can configure a high power XTL5000 for the O3 handheld control mic/head. The reason I ask is because I notice the radio I have does not have the rear accessory connector on the radio as does the low poer unit and don't know how the speaker/ignition sense would hook up. Radio ...
by jts203
Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Q53 5k
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Q53 5k

You can delete as many zones as you want - for example - you could delete the last 13 zones which would leave the first 2 zones of 16 personalities each FPP enabled, but the rest of the radio you can program as you wish with as many MDC or Astro Systems that you want. This works on a radio with Q52 ...
by jts203
Wed Jun 25, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Programming mtx8250 for national mutual aid
Replies: 6
Views: 645

Re: Programming mtx8250 for national mutual aid

Depending on what part of the country you are in, the new, rebanded mutual aid channels are in the 851 to 853 range, which that radio will do, so if your area is getting rebanded in the very near future, it may be usable.
by jts203
Sun May 25, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 O5 Control Head
Replies: 1
Views: 350

XTL5000 O5 Control Head

Looking for the part number for the plastic only for the XTL5000 O5 control head. Tried the search with no luck.

Thank you.
by jts203
Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Re: Astro Spectra Plus

You have the right software but need the proper ribless programming cable, part HKN6155A, which connects through the mike connector.

John
by jts203
Sun Sep 16, 2007 7:53 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 05 Control Head Wiring
Replies: 2
Views: 276

XTL5000 05 Control Head Wiring

I have obtained an XTL5000 high power with the 05 control head but I'm missing the wiring diagram. I have everything figured out except the control head connector - I assume the red is ignition sense but need to knkow what the yellow wire hooks to.

Thanks

John
by jts203
Mon Aug 06, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro 25 CPS 10 Possible Problem
Replies: 19
Views: 1555

Re: Astro 25 CPS 10 Possible Problem

I see what Alex is saying. But the readme says they enhanced the FPP making it capable of more channels, not less, so why it works fine in 09.01.02 and not in 10.00.00 seems like a step backward from the geniuses at M.
by jts203
Mon Aug 06, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Astro 25 CPS 10 Possible Problem
Replies: 19
Views: 1555

Astro 25 CPS 10 Possible Problem

Checking to see if anyone else has found any problems with CPS version 10.00.00 for the XTS5000. I loaded my new copy of version 10 downloaded from the Motorola website and read my VHF XTS5000 to change a channel. When I went to load the codeplug back in, I got a warning box that came up and states ...
by jts203
Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:46 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL 5000
Replies: 1
Views: 459

XTL 5000

Looking for a part number for the accessory cable/connector for the XTL 5000 mobile radio. Unit is a 40 watt 700/800 one piece radio.

Thanks

John
by jts203
Mon Nov 13, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS 5000 Quick Call II Question
Replies: 1
Views: 281

XTS 5000 Quick Call II Question

I'm trying to program a QC II channel in my XTS5000. The firmware is 8 and flash is fine. I programmed a button for VMUTE and I got the channel to mute properly and when the tone is sent, the radio beeps and indicates it received the call, but does not unmute and you cannot hear the radio traffic or...
by jts203
Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:35 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Yes I did.
by jts203
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:48 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Astro Spectra Plus

Looking for the part number for the plastic only for the black W7 control head on the Astro Spectra Plus / XTL5000.

Thanks.

John
by jts203
Sun Mar 26, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus Remote Cable
Replies: 10
Views: 387

Thank you. I'll have to do some searching or shopping.
by jts203
Sun Mar 26, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus Remote Cable
Replies: 10
Views: 387

The one for the mount where the control head mounts is HLN6432B and the one that goes on the radio drawer unit is HLN6161C.
by jts203
Sun Mar 26, 2006 5:13 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus Remote Cable
Replies: 10
Views: 387

If you're talking about the 15 pin connector on the back of the radio where normal Spectras are programmed, that does not work either.
by jts203
Sun Mar 26, 2006 4:57 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus Remote Cable
Replies: 10
Views: 387

I am using the programming cable for the Spectra Plus that plugs into the mike jack, which works fine when it's configured as a one piece radio.
by jts203
Sun Mar 26, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus Remote Cable
Replies: 10
Views: 387

Astro Spectra Plus Remote Cable

Does anyone know if the remote cable for the Astro Spectra Plus is the same cable used for a standard Spectra radio or an Astro Spectra. The reason I ask is that I installed as Astro Spectra + in my car, remote mounted, and all features on the radio work fine but I can't program it. Putting it back ...
by jts203
Thu Oct 13, 2005 7:41 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL2500 Programming Cable
Replies: 2
Views: 470

XTL2500 Programming Cable

Does anyone know if there is an adapter available for the programming cable for the XTL5000 or XTL2500 that uses the new control head. The old style cable has the old Spectra style connector and the new heads have a different connector - or is there another new programming cable?

Thanks
by jts203
Wed May 25, 2005 4:37 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 10
Views: 542

Astro Spectra Plus

I have a VHF Astro Spectra Plus with the W7 front and a factory programming cable. When turning on the radio, it shows error 503, but then powers up and transmits and receives. When I try to read the radio, when I plug the cable in the radio seems to shut down, but beeps, and I am wondering if this ...
by jts203
Wed May 25, 2005 12:42 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 10
Views: 542

Astro Spectra Plus

Anyone out here with an Astro Spectra Plus? If so, please PM me, as I have a couple questions about it you can hopefully answer.
by jts203
Sun May 22, 2005 9:15 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Thank you
by jts203
Sat May 21, 2005 7:25 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Astro Spectra Plus

Looking for the part number of the programming cable for the Astro Spectra Plus - I believe it is the same one used on the XTL 5000. Thank you.

John
by jts203
Thu Dec 09, 2004 5:03 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-5000 Channel Capacity
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Thanks for the information.
by jts203
Tue Sep 21, 2004 8:54 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-5000 Question
Replies: 2
Views: 442

XTS-5000 Question

Do any of the XTS5000 experts out there know if all XTS5000's do 512 channels and if so, is this 512 conventional channels or a combination of conventional channels and trunking talkgroups? I have one that shows 255 conventional channels but will also take a bunch of trunking talkgroups.

Thanks.
by jts203
Sun Jul 11, 2004 8:44 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-5000 Channel Capacity
Replies: 3
Views: 561

XTS-5000 Channel Capacity

Any XTS-5000 experts out here, do all XTS-5000's support 512 channels. The radiowide screen does show 512 channels but it will only accept 255 channels. Flash is 100001-000000-7 and it shows 8 meg.

Thanks.

John
by jts203
Fri Sep 19, 2003 9:34 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Low profile knob part #?
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Knobs

Try 3604250J01 for the Volume and 3604250J02 for the Freq knobs.
by jts203
Mon Sep 15, 2003 6:45 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Error Codes
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Error Codes

No other error codes.
by jts203
Mon Sep 15, 2003 6:37 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Error Codes
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Error Codes

Does anyone know what error codes 29/10 and 28/10 on an Astro Spectra W4 mobile mean?

Thank you.

John
by jts203
Fri Aug 01, 2003 9:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Error
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Spectra Error

That works. Thanks much.
by jts203
Thu Jul 31, 2003 7:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Error
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Spectra Error

I have an 800 Spectra, conventional and trunking, and when first turned on, the display alternates between the channel name and "no emerg". It won't go into scan either. As soon as I hit the transmit button, the message goes away and the radio works properly. Anyone know the problem and how to fix i...
by jts203
Wed Jul 23, 2003 9:17 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GE Ericsson LPE-200
Replies: 3
Views: 548

LPE-200 Programming Problem

That did it, SD. It worked exactly as you described and I did have the files saved. Always save files!!! I owe you a steak dinner - send me your e-mail and address. Thanks again.

John
by jts203
Tue Jul 22, 2003 9:03 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GE Ericsson LPE-200
Replies: 3
Views: 548

GE Ericsson LPE-200

Sorry for the Non-Motorola question, but there are a lot of experts on this board. I was programming an LPE-200 Edacs radio with Edacs 4 Windows Software and the computer crashed in the middle of it. The radio now turns on in what appears to be the program mode [all segments on the display light up]...
by jts203
Sat Jul 12, 2003 9:42 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GE MDX Programming Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1037

MDX

The only thing I found when programming an MDX was to make sure the radio was connected to the computer, cable plugged in, and software running, before turning it on as you described.
by jts203
Tue Apr 29, 2003 1:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Part Number
Replies: 1
Views: 192

Spectra Part Number

I'm looking for 2 part numbers - 1 for the Spectra A4 [Rotary Control Head] plastic only and one for the Astro Spectra A4 Plastic only. Thanks.

John
by jts203
Wed Apr 16, 2003 7:44 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Question
Replies: 10
Views: 560

Yes, it quit giving the error after changing the settings and everything else works fine.
by jts203
Wed Apr 16, 2003 5:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Question
Replies: 10
Views: 560

I figured this out in the software, so for future reference if anybody needs it you read the radio then go to F2 / Radio Wide, then F9 / Other Options, then F3 / Data options and on the bottom of that screen disable the Serial Data.
by jts203
Wed Apr 16, 2003 9:18 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Question
Replies: 10
Views: 560

It is configured as a trunk mount and after shutting it off in the software, I still get the error. Do you know which 2 pins to short? The radio does work fine after the error code goes away.

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