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by Mraudio
Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: W7 VHF digital s-record request
Replies: 0
Views: 834

W7 VHF digital s-record request

Hi all, bought a 800 p25 firmware donor radio to convert a vhf analog desktrac to digital. Need an s-record for a w7 VHF mid power. Can be desktrac or mobile, doesn't mater.
Stinger325. At. Gmail

I appreciate it greatly
by Mraudio
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Narrowbanding with Quantar poor audio
Replies: 1
Views: 905

Narrowbanding with Quantar poor audio

Hello all, Have been cleaning up a guys work here in the county that left and found that he left all the county's Quantar stations set to 4k deviation not 2.5. I have 3 systems that use the JPS SNV12 voter and telco for transport of all the audio and signaling. I have been going through getting all ...
by Mraudio
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: ROIP
Replies: 6
Views: 1757

Re: ROIP

I have looked into these and they are very proud of their product. The Sheriff in El-Dorado County California is running them. I have yet to made it over there to see how they work and what pitfalls they had in deploying them. I hear JPS is now engineering a SNV12 module to do the same thing?
by Mraudio
Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Any luck with EX5/600 USB cables from Ebay?
Replies: 1
Views: 942

Any luck with EX5/600 USB cables from Ebay?

I came across an EX600 and dont have access to a cable for this one. Anyone have any luck with these chi-com usb cables on the EX pro series? I see some with 3 pin on the connector and some with 4 or 5. Leads me to believe they are junk?
Thanks for the assist
by Mraudio
Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions

Anybody have a schematic for HLN6396M?

I have it for C/F and H but no M and these dont match the board layout I have

Thanks
by Mraudio
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions

Excellent wasn't aware all that stuff was up there.
Thanks!
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions

I suspected it was a jumper setting. Anyone have a board layout and jumper info then? I do not have any manuals anymore...got rid of my AS stuff years ago when I thought I was done with spectras and sabers for P25
by Mraudio
Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Convert XTL5K Consolette to Mobile questions

Looking for some guidance here if anyone has done this. VHF consolette with all the features I need/want. i removed from the station, used a W series Astro spectra motorcycle remote cable and W7 control head, changed programming to remove the Err message at power up from the TRC option being on. Eve...
by Mraudio
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Convert W5 to W3
Replies: 4
Views: 1319

Re: Convert W5 to W3

Soooooo with the smoke duly noted here, MOL shows H1519 kit for 03 in stock still for $400 bucks...does this come with everything needed besides possible FW lift etc?
by Mraudio
Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:24 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: CPS won't enable radio lock on AS3
Replies: 14
Views: 551

Re: CPS won't enable radio lock on AS3

So we still have no answer to the password? I have tried this before by setting the password then enableing the enc., the password still shows in the dialouge box (rss) but wont unlock the radio. Ive tried just about every combo and was never able to get it to unlock from power on.
by Mraudio
Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Codeplug Information
Topic: Codeplug Supersite Updates and Info...
Replies: 9
Views: 17457

Re: Codeplug Supersite Updates and Info...

Was never emailed and auth to access.. that was over a week ago
by Mraudio
Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: spectra control heads
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: spectra control heads

On that same note, has anyone compiled a list of exactally what caps need replaced in each model V U 800? I have never done this...but I have 3 spectras now and would rather nip the issue before it becomes one.
TNX
by Mraudio
Sat Jul 04, 2009 7:56 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2006 Impala Install pix with Jotto
Replies: 9
Views: 2147

Re: 2006 Impala Install pix with Jotto

LED HAW are in the reverse and tail lights. The stock LED array in the third brake light is used with the brake hooked to a diode and the feed from a led flasher hooked to a diode so the 2 circuts stay isolated from one another. It will light solid on with brake and flash when brakes are off. Able 2...
by Mraudio
Sat Jul 04, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2006 Impala Install pix with Jotto
Replies: 9
Views: 2147

Re: 2006 Impala Install pix with Jotto ETC

UPDATE 7-4-09 Happy Independence day everyone! Spent yesterday tinting and today washing, color waxing and picture taking. http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f256/stinger325/DSC_0139.jpg http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f256/stinger325/DSC_0124.jpg http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f256/stinger325/D...
by Mraudio
Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2006 Impala Install pix with Jotto
Replies: 9
Views: 2147

Re: 2006 Impala Install pix with Jotto

The third brakre light will stay solid when you apply the brake however. I used the stock LED module in the assembly and just added oposing diodes to protect the circuts. I just tinted the windows today, Ill get more pics later when its not raining out. Also added Amber LEDs hidden in the back strip...
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone found/made a smaller mic for the Spectra
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Anyone found/made a smaller mic for the Spectra

Ahhh I forgot about the black ones from the GM. Great idea! Now to fine one
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:02 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone found/made a smaller mic for the Spectra
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Anyone found/made a smaller mic for the Spectra

Are you refering to the VIP on the controll head or the Radio itself? Mine are remoted FWIW
I didnt think you could run mic function from the VIP plug
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:28 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2007 Impala 9C3: looking for tips, tricks, etc.
Replies: 6
Views: 2226

Re: 2007 Impala 9C3: looking for tips, tricks, etc.

I just got my 06 two weeks ago from Wyoming HP, everything is pop clip except for the A and C pillar posts along with with visors and hand grab rails. This have screws still. Dash shroud around radio pops out and theres lots of room around the radio to run cables up through to the dash face if need ...
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:20 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Name this console...
Replies: 5
Views: 1694

Re: Name this console...

Alex last I knew Havis-Troy-Jotto faces all interchanged just the material and thickness is "slightly" different. I believe you could use any of them. FYI this may be a lesser known company called Stuart-stewart someting to that effect
Jeff
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:12 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: gm300/maxtrac audio
Replies: 7
Views: 1364

Re: gm300/maxtrac audio

Try swapping the mic and checking your Deviation settings as well. You may be in limiting causing crappy audio, or both.
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:03 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: UHF Astro Spectra IMBE on Ham
Replies: 14
Views: 977

Re: UHF Astro Spectra IMBE on Ham

I have 2 W4's with a R2 profile that I did nothing to except an alignment on that are R3's. The issue I had was making enough audio below 450 for the digital. Analog it worked fine. Now the radios have a test point low enough to work there. Good luck!
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone found/made a smaller mic for the Spectra
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Anyone found/made a smaller mic for the Spectra

I am tight on space in the vehicle as it is and having 2 spectras makes it more difficult to have the big mics. Has anyone found something or made something smaller that will work? Never contemplated this until now....ideas would be helpful.
Thanks a bunch!
by Mraudio
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:50 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Covert Dual Band Antennas For VHF and UHF
Replies: 7
Views: 2985

Re: Covert Dual Band Antennas For VHF and UHF

I for one have had great sucess with the B10 and Diamond clone. Both work very well in my opinion and have used quite a few of them on UC applications. Again just my 2 cents worth
Jeff
by Mraudio
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:43 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Antenex Phantom antennas
Replies: 29
Views: 13634

Re: Antenex Phantom antennas

I have had huge success with these antennas on 800 Mhz for the counties MDT's. We had tried everything then I tried these. The next week I had everyone from the department knocking on the door wanting one. That made me buy a UHF one and I can say that the radiation and capture effect from these ante...
by Mraudio
Wed May 27, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro spectra with VIP mic?
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Re: Astro spectra with VIP mic?

Well I have one of each radio adaptor for remote mount. One with the keyload port and one with both DB25s...I think I know where your going with this. I didnt think of that...
by Mraudio
Wed May 27, 2009 6:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro spectra with VIP mic?
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Re: Astro spectra with VIP mic?

Just dont have the pinout of the rear VIP to know if one could be wored in there. Additionally dose the Mic line have B+ for the electret or can it only be driven with a dynamic ect. Just would like to mount the radio under the seat and have the mic come from under the seat while the controll head m...
by Mraudio
Sun May 24, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro spectra with VIP mic?
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Re: Astro spectra with VIP mic?

Hi Guys, sorry for the long delay...Yes I am very familliar with the "correct" way to remote...however I was trying to avoid the mic haning off the dash. I wanted to have the face plate on the dash and the mic out from under the seat. Guess I should have been more specific before. I though...
by Mraudio
Thu May 21, 2009 10:12 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: O O Band hack with CPS5.02.00 Astro Saber?
Replies: 0
Views: 412

O O Band hack with CPS5.02.00 Astro Saber?

I have attempted to out of band the 450-512mhz portable with hex workshop. Either I cant follow the instructions....or they have changed they way they do things. Anyone have any luck with this lately? I need to add some ham freqs to a S split portable.
Thanks
by Mraudio
Wed May 20, 2009 10:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro spectra with VIP mic?
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Astro spectra with VIP mic?

Id like to remote the head and mic on my Astro spectra using a Maxtrac mic If I can(rj45 plug). Anyone had any luck using a mic in this fasion on an Astro Spectra?
Thanks
by Mraudio
Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:14 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AS 01/82 Error no read write help?
Replies: 3
Views: 411

Re: AS 01/82 Error no read write help?

FYI
Fixed, was my cable causing the issue. Re-programmed the s record with known good equipment and works fine now.
MrA
by Mraudio
Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:47 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AS 01/82 Error no read write help?
Replies: 3
Views: 411

Re: AS 01/82 Error no read write help?

Ive tried that as well, radio wont read or write. No ack of being connected to the cable and rib.
MrA
by Mraudio
Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro saber convert-a-com strange issue HELP?
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Astro saber convert-a-com strange issue HELP?

Havn't found any other way to get around it other then to disable tones and leave that rat button programmed as blank, Win some loose some in the game of used as is equipment...
MrA
by Mraudio
Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Need help with 12V from Quantar
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Re: Need help with 12V from Quantar

Perfect, worked like a champ, thanks a bunch!
by Mraudio
Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:29 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AS 01/82 Error no read write help?
Replies: 3
Views: 411

AS 01/82 Error no read write help?

In the process of reprogramming, my P25 saber became a paper weight (I think) display says 01/82 wont go past self check. Cant re init via Dos says no acknowledge. Win RSS says radio disabled via dispatcher, dispatcher or LABTOOL is only way to way to access radio? Never ever seen this problem befor...
by Mraudio
Sun Jul 13, 2008 11:53 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Need help with 12V from Quantar
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Need help with 12V from Quantar

Is there a connection on the back of that Quantar that would be sufficient to run a ARR gasfet? I dont have the full station manual that breaks down all the pinouts on the back of the station. Any help appreciated, dosent work when the power goes off and the station stays on, but has no RX because t...
by Mraudio
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro saber convert-a-com strange issue HELP?
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Astro saber convert-a-com strange issue HELP?

I can put any one of my A/S in the box, and as long as the engine is not running no intermitant boops (un programmed key boop) are heard. Once the engine is on I get boops like your pressing a key on the keypad, no rhyme or reason. I have A+ to the red wire, Ground to the Black, and ignition to the ...
by Mraudio
Mon Jun 16, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar second receiver questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1120

Re: Quantar second receiver questions

I have both uhf and 900 stations mixed capable. I was going to use the 900 repeater station to merely listen to the same input as the other uhf station but use a different NAC and PL tone on the input for the "second uhf receiver" I had planned on a FRU UHF RX to put in the 900 station the...
by Mraudio
Fri May 30, 2008 4:48 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar second receiver questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1120

Re: Quantar second receiver questions

Excellent , thanks fellas. I'm hoping that that scan doesn't introduce to much delay time switching between users on the two sites. I also wonder if the person using RX 2 through the 900 side will hear that last part of their transmission when they unkey due to the digital delay (conditioning) in di...
by Mraudio
Wed May 28, 2008 4:58 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar second receiver questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1120

Quantar second receiver questions

I have a UHF station, and a 900 Mhz both CAI capable. Id like to add a second non voted reciever to the UHF repeater by adding a UHF receiever to the 900 station and running a different NAC for that site, back haul the remote site on 900Mhz and then add the 900 receiver to the main transmitter locat...
by Mraudio
Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:06 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MT1500 capable of upgrade to digital?
Replies: 1
Views: 331

MT1500 capable of upgrade to digital?

Not knowing alot about this radio, it looks the same but wondering if it can be changed to the 2500 digital format from a plain analog MT1500?
Thanks
Jeff
by Mraudio
Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Ham radio P25 repeater info wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Ham radio P25 repeater info wanted

I have seen listings on a bunch of different message boards and groups for Amateur P25 machines, but nothing in an easy to reference spot. With that In mind I started a web page only aimed at making that information easy to find. I have built a simple web page at http://www.p25ham.com So if you have...
by Mraudio
Mon Mar 10, 2008 6:34 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Cool P25 product...convert your repeater now
Replies: 6
Views: 762

Re: Cool P25 product...convert your repeater now

I talked to them at IWCE about this, yes they require they do the install on it. Only a few radios are "type accepted" with the convert done, not that it matters on HAM stuff but they still refuse to do it unless its accepted. I had discussed this with them on my true UHF GeMaster II and t...
by Mraudio
Tue Feb 19, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra Plus
Replies: 9
Views: 672

Re: Astro Spectra Plus

Tim, What model are you using that works in the 440 range? I just got a w4 450-480 factory IMBE spectra that as soon as you go below 450 no more useable audio (analog is way low too) I cant seem to find a way to bump the audio, my CPS tuner wont go lower than 450.025 The radio puts out great power a...
by Mraudio
Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:51 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Help with Spectra HP PTT/output issue
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Re: Help with Spectra HP PTT/output issue

Thanks Ill take a peek later. Looked like the traces went to the back edge connection where the PA jumper cable plugs in. What I get for assuming
Jeff
by Mraudio
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:04 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Help with Spectra HP PTT/output issue
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Help with Spectra HP PTT/output issue

Hi somewhat new here...been around awhile but have forgotten all my old PW and user names. Anyhow Im having an issue with a spectra PTT circut and I dont have access to a service manual. Seems as though it has exciter power as I can see RF on the monitor however the PA dosent come up. I swapped out ...

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