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by randymince
Fri May 20, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: Call Alert Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1176

Re: Call Alert Question

Jim, Thanks for the reply. Currently the page group being sent via the console consists of "Call Alert" and the audible QC tone. The QC tone is not being sent for any other purpose other than the audio. Here is a link to what the audio sounds like at the station that is having the issue. h...
by randymince
Wed May 18, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: Call Alert Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1176

Call Alert Question

What could cause a radio to receive multiple call alert tones? This is also intermittent. All programming dealing with call alert is set up correctly in the subscribers radio. The symptom the user initially gave me led me to believe that the "call alert tone auto reset" was not enabled. Af...
by randymince
Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: BK Radios, anybody using or have experience with them?
Replies: 8
Views: 7457

Re: BK Radios, anybody using or have experience with them?

The first part of the question was generic, since they were demos, I just wanted an overall opinion if anybody had experience with the radios. The next question was thrown out there for my own knowledge, because tech support wasn't responding in a timely manner, and I was curious about the whole pro...
by randymince
Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:00 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: BK Radios, anybody using or have experience with them?
Replies: 8
Views: 7457

BK Radios, anybody using or have experience with them?

Looking for overall opinion on BK Radios, got some demo units, KNG-P800. Initially going through some of the radio programming I had a couple of questions, regarding importing software system keys to populate trunking systems, so we can actually demo these things. The help file says the system key i...
by randymince
Fri Sep 18, 2015 5:51 am
Forum: Motorola Digital Radio Compatability
Topic: Type III AES encryption and Harris APCO P25 option
Replies: 6
Views: 6484

Re: Type III AES encryption and Harris APCO P25 option

Just popped back in for a while, and have moved on since the last issue.

I forgot the +, was inferring AES, just typing a bit fast and missed it on the proof reading.

Thanks for the heads up though.
by randymince
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital Radio Compatability
Topic: Type III AES encryption and Harris APCO P25 option
Replies: 6
Views: 6484

Type III AES encryption and Harris APCO P25 option

I have a question regarding how the encryption is handled between the KVL 3000 and for my specific example a Harris AN/PRC-152. I know part of the APCO P25 software option available from Harris is the ability of the PRC-152 to accept AES 256 encryption. My question is regarding the key management, I...
by randymince
Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:29 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: HPN4005 Power Supply(XTL) Component Question
Replies: 4
Views: 831

HPN4005 Power Supply(XTL) Component Question

Has anybody replaced the aluminum housed resistor that is located on the side of the power supply housing? It shows as being a 1ohm, 25W, 1% tolerance resistor I have found a couple of good part numbers, but after reading some of the problems with power supplies I am just curious if anybody has repl...
by randymince
Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Talk Permit Tone and IP-223
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

Re: Talk Permit Tone and IP-223

For sure, that is something that was done pre trunking migration. Bill have you experienced hearing the talk permit tone like I described?
by randymince
Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:40 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Talk Permit Tone and IP-223
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

Talk Permit Tone and IP-223

The talk permit tone can be heard before audio while being received by other subscriber units. This happens even with the technician handset directly connected to the IP-223. This is not an issue with our current users, but I just want to know why it is doing this, because for some instances, it cou...
by randymince
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Question regarding emergency feature and trunking
Replies: 8
Views: 1358

Re: Question regarding emergency feature and trunking

Just making sure... you want ANY user to be able to ack a emergency on the TG or a dedicated radio at a dispatch center? Yes, that is correct. I have tactical enabled, with no revert, the emergency signal will go out over the selected TG. From previous programming at the CPS level I could get the e...
by randymince
Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Question regarding emergency feature and trunking
Replies: 8
Views: 1358

Re: Question regarding emergency feature and trunking

I had already tested the emergency function and between TG settings and Codeplug options I was still getting the same result, just wanted to see if anything else was out there. I already had reached out to someone else and they said a console/RCM is required to acknowledge, so I just got further con...
by randymince
Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Question regarding emergency feature and trunking
Replies: 8
Views: 1358

Re: Question regarding emergency feature and trunking

Any suggestions by anybody?
by randymince
Fri May 17, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Question regarding emergency feature and trunking
Replies: 8
Views: 1358

Question regarding emergency feature and trunking

The sites I support have recently migrated to a trunking system. We have users that were previously utilizing the emergency function, conventional. While operating in conventional mode the user would initiate emergency and the audible tone would continue until a user acknowledged it, this allowed ti...
by randymince
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Error 01/82
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Re: Error 01/82

Most of our fleet has R12. There were never any issues until we started to populate the trunking portion of CPS. There have been some strange issues aside from the cloning issue causing the 01/82 error, such as a saved codeplug having some of the values revert back to default, such as the frequencie...
by randymince
Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Error 01/82
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Error 01/82

Recently our radio system was upgraded from a conventional to trunking system, of course this involved reprogramming our entire fleet, this is where problems started occurring. With the same XTS-5000 radios we have used the most current version of CPS as it became available, with all the functions s...
by randymince
Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS 5000 Battery Eliminator for testing
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: XTS 5000 Battery Eliminator for testing

Cool, thanks for the info. So for the basic battery eliminator like the one to plug into cig lighter, it is just a battery housing with a constant 7.5v direct applied dc voltage, correct? So what is the benefit, other than easier connection to a variable power supply, with the official motorola test...
by randymince
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS 5000 Battery Eliminator for testing
Replies: 5
Views: 897

XTS 5000 Battery Eliminator for testing

Is there a cheaper alternative to the MOTOROLA REX4424A official battery eliminator? The battery eliminator will be used for testing/tuning only. If you were to purchase the battery eliminator that has the cig lighter adapter could you cut the end off and connect to a dc power supply without damage ...
by randymince
Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:09 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Any specs on the IP-224?
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: Any specs on the IP-224?

http://iwceexpo.com/iwce2011/Public/Content.aspx?ID=1018524&sortMenu=102000

Here is the only link I have found with a picture of it.
by randymince
Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Any specs on the IP-224?
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Any specs on the IP-224?

I have seen pictures of the IP-224 and read about it being displayed at shows, but I can't find any specs on it. From the picture I saw it looks like they are going with the same look as the HB4, not the traditional matte black like before with the 223 and HB3+. Does anybody have any specs on this? ...
by randymince
Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:53 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Help with cable diagram for an astro spectar consolette
Replies: 8
Views: 1039

Re: Help with cable diagram for an astro spectar consolette

cool, that's what i was looking for, thanks
by randymince
Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Help with cable diagram for an astro spectar consolette
Replies: 8
Views: 1039

Re: Help with cable diagram for an astro spectar consolette

Alex, are you using a DB9 serial connection direct to pc, or using a RIB ? There are certain locations where this cable would be handy if it was possible to connect direct to serial without the RIB. I know the cable pin out was used for a RIB, I was asking if it was possible to terminate to DB9 and...
by randymince
Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:53 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Help with cable diagram for an astro spectar consolette
Replies: 8
Views: 1039

Re: Help with cable diagram for an astro spectar consolette

Alex, are you using a DB9 serial connection direct to pc, or using a RIB ? There are certain locations where this cable would be handy if it was possible to connect direct to serial without the RIB.
by randymince
Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:29 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Whelen E2010 encoder pinouts to CDM750 Pinouts
Replies: 1
Views: 1067

Re: Whelen E2010 encoder pinouts to CDM750 Pinouts

DTMF 1/2 Connector Pin Signal 1 Push To Talk (Output) 2 Push To Talk (Output) 3 Audio Out (Output) 4 Audio Out (Output) 5 Squelch In (Input) 6 Ground 7 Channel Grant (Input) 8 Audio In (Input) 9 Audio In (Input) 10 Ground User I/O Connector Pin Signal 1 Remote Closure 2 Output (Intrusion) 2 Remote C...
by randymince
Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: WHELEN DTMF DECODING
Replies: 11
Views: 2724

Re: WHELEN DTMF DECODING

If you have never set up paging it's really easy. Setting Up Paging Edit, Setup Pagers From the drop down select the type of paging, so for Whelen DTMF Click Setup for whichever pager number you chose, this will bring up a DTMF Page window Under the DTMF Page window you can specify timing, and DTMF ...
by randymince
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: WHELEN DTMF DECODING
Replies: 11
Views: 2724

Re: WHELEN DTMF DECODING

Yeah, created a pop up with buttons designated for each DTMF string command.
by randymince
Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:28 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: WHELEN DTMF DECODING
Replies: 11
Views: 2724

Re: WHELEN DTMF DECODING

I got to thinking about the timing, and took the .wav files into Audacity and inserted silence of 20ms between each segment. After I did this, I used a simple drag and drop DTMF decoder that I had found before, it produced results. Again I just took the .wav file, that was the recorded DTMF, opened ...
by randymince
Wed Feb 24, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: WHELEN DTMF DECODING
Replies: 11
Views: 2724

Re: WHELEN DTMF DECODING

As far as the audio, I was just trying to get the actual dtmf. Luckily the Whelen E-2010 Encoder has an audio out, so it just took terminating into the appropriate terminal on the back and a 3.5mm into the soundcard. I have been able to record the dtmf in .wav format with the actual DTMF string, but...
by randymince
Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:37 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: WHELEN DTMF DECODING
Replies: 11
Views: 2724

WHELEN DTMF DECODING

I am trying to find a dtmf software decoder that can decode a .wav file, or pc soundcard input. I use a Whelen mass notification system and am trying to enable users to send out "call keys" via Telex CSOFT. The only programs I have tried don't handle the faster 40/20 spacing Whelen uses fo...
by randymince
Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:20 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Telex training
Replies: 8
Views: 437

Re: Telex training

How did you like the class? I attended the Dallas,Texas training/cert in September. I am responsible for around 25 IP-223's, some PIB/TID, 6 IP2002's and about 24 csoft users. If you have any questions, suggestions hit me up.
by randymince
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Useful Telex IP-223 Connection Diagrams
Replies: 2
Views: 1625

Re: Useful Telex IP-223 Connection Diagrams

Thanks, in my current job I provide continuity for Air Force personnel deploying to where I am, so consolidated references are helpful. When dealing with telex equipment I found myself always forgetting certain dip switch settings, so I just decided to put it all together. The latest addition was th...
by randymince
Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Useful Telex IP-223 Connection Diagrams
Replies: 2
Views: 1625

Useful Telex IP-223 Connection Diagrams

Here is something i made to use as an install reference. It helps in the manufacturing of cables, to ensuring the correct 223 jumpers and dip settings for motorola xtl. I put jpegs below as well as the download link. The download is in .doc microsoft word format and pdf. http://www.mediafire.com/img...
by randymince
Fri Jan 23, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Cat 5 cable for local desksets?
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Re: Cat 5 cable for local desksets?

I deal with MC2000 remotes and use cat5 from premise wiring to remote all the time. In lot's of instances the path to the remote is going through phone pach panels which use cat5, so I have never had a problem. Is the buzzing sound greater on some of the remotes than others? How far of a cable run i...
by randymince
Fri Jan 23, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: DC power on Quantar. Fails clearing??
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: DC power on Quantar. Fails clearing??

An update, rolled to a stand alone DC power supply and upon inserting it showed the same PA/Station Fail, after 2 hours of cycling, like the Quantar was resetting, it cleared all faults and is working properly. What is the cause for the constant cycling and the fails clearing themselves? The repeate...
by randymince
Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: DC power on Quantar. Fails clearing??
Replies: 3
Views: 337

DC power on Quantar. Fails clearing??

Recently connected -48 DC power to DC power supply on Quantar repeater. Upon connecting, led lights were lighting up even without the power switch in the on position. After rolling back to AC Station/PA fail were present, upon connecting via RSS it said there was no codeplug present. After a period ...
by randymince
Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:56 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Issues with KVL and DIU
Replies: 0
Views: 187

Issues with KVL and DIU

I have multiple KVL's both 3000 and 3000 plus with different firmware versions, some will key the DIU's, some won't work at all. What do I need to be looking for as the reason some of the KVL's won't work? Is it a firmware version issue? Currently the ECM's are DES only. Any help would be awesome.
by randymince
Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Troubleshooting Battery Charger, Impres and Non Impres
Replies: 0
Views: 385

Troubleshooting Battery Charger, Impres and Non Impres

I was wondering if anybody had common problems associated with impres and non impres battery chargers. I have a few chargers, all are non impres, that aren't putting out any voltage across the contacts. To open the case, do I need a torx driver with a hollow tip to depress the security dimple on the...
by randymince
Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: KVL3000 Plus Algo Flash Upgrade ?
Replies: 32
Views: 2127

Re: KVL3000 Plus Algo Flash Upgrade ?

I hear you on that, before I was working with General Dynamics supporting the military, I was working as a Motorola tech in Texas. I had never dealt with rekeying, because they didn't rekey at all. We dealt with Public Safety, private businesses, contract service mostly, so like you said for most th...
by randymince
Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: KVL3000 Plus Algo Flash Upgrade ?
Replies: 32
Views: 2127

Re: KVL3000 Plus Algo Flash Upgrade ?

Awesome. Have you dealt with the Tactical OTAR at all? Any info would be awesome as far as best ways to execute it. We are looking at ways to cut down on touching every users radio during a rekey. We are on a conventional repeated system, so the Tactical OTAR is a quick alternative to a full blown O...
by randymince
Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: KVL3000 Plus Algo Flash Upgrade ?
Replies: 32
Views: 2127

Re: KVL3000 Plus Algo Flash Upgrade ?

What is the process once you have the PCMCIA card for the flash upgrade? What connection is made, and what software if any is used to perform the actual upgrade? I have never done an upgrade for a KVL, but am about to, so I wanted a heads up. It sucks that you can no longer upgrade 3000's in terms o...
by randymince
Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:38 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro 25 Flashport R11.00.03
Replies: 1
Views: 422

Astro 25 Flashport R11.00.03

What are the changes/additions with this upgrade. We are upgrading an XTS 5000/XTL fleet from R4.80.00 to R11.00.03, just wanting to know what to expect.
by randymince
Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DES OFB and DES XL Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2215

Re: DES OFB and DES XL Question

As far as the XTS-5000's go, the algo's are there, DES XL and OFB as well as AES. As far as PID/CKR, I know that it is just key management and doesn't designate anything to do with the actual algo used. In the programming of the radios, used DES-XL default is not enabled. This thread was started pur...
by randymince
Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DES OFB and DES XL Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2215

Re: DES OFB and DES XL Question

Ok here is some more info, last night I configured 2 KVL's, one for DES-XL the other for DES-OFB, both with the same key, I loaded the key created from each kvl into 2 XTS-5000's, one with XL the other with OFB. They are able to talk fine. What is the main difference between XL and OFB, is there a d...
by randymince
Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DES OFB and DES XL Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2215

DES OFB and DES XL Question

After finding out that with 2 KVL's in different modes with a common LID/CKR being able to load a key, I have another question regarding encryption interoperability. Where is the difference and limitation in the variations of DES keys i.e DES OFB/DES XL, I know there are variations with XL regarding...
by randymince
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:50 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar Parts
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Quantar Parts

What is the difference in the model number listed on the Power Supply Module box, TLN3377A and the CPN1031x model number that is actually on the module?
by randymince
Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:40 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Loading Astro 25 DES-OFB key into DIU
Replies: 0
Views: 251

Loading Astro 25 DES-OFB key into DIU

I am trying to load an astro 25 key into a DIU. I was wondering if anybody has done this, and what specific settings to have in the DIU CSS. I am currently loading ASN keys with no problem. If someone could help me, I can even send you the CSS file of what we have now. Any help would be awesome.
by randymince
Sat Jan 05, 2008 1:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Systems Saber Handie Talkie
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: Motorola Systems Saber Handie Talkie

Thanks man, I found the 2 batterys that went with the radios. Thanks for the info man.
by randymince
Thu Jan 03, 2008 8:26 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Systems Saber Handie Talkie
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Motorola Systems Saber Handie Talkie

I am looking for the right model information , I need to get a battery and need to see about the programming cables also. The radio looks like a saber III but it has radio options on the keypad as well as the 3 red buttons. It is model: H99QX + 080H , Handie Talkie FM Radio. I looked on the model sp...
by randymince
Fri Dec 28, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL 5000 Losing key w/ infinite retention enabled
Replies: 5
Views: 612

Re: XTL 5000 Losing key w/ infinite retention enabled

Can you explain a little more? We recently replaced every radio and so far this problem has occured on a single XTL consolette. I am thinking it's power, because another guy from a seperate area with an older spectra had the same issue. All the new radios have the same firmware and ucm. How would yo...
by randymince
Fri Dec 28, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Using IP-223 to interface intercom
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Using IP-223 to interface intercom

Has anybody interfaced an IP-223 to an amp, like an input to be able to use it on a programmed csoft console to control an intercom? I tried connecting to an input on a pa amp but got nothing, I didn't know if it had the correct voltage needed. Any help would be awesome. Oh yeah an update to some ea...

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