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by cbus
Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:23 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Linked capacity Plus
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: Linked capacity Plus

just look up "HYTERA pseudo trunking", rips apart the current TRBO offering!!!!!
by cbus
Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX7000 UHF R1 and R2?
Replies: 7
Views: 863

Re: APX7000 UHF R1 and R2?

Radios with an Australian codeplug (where Regional Governance field under Radio Information is "ACMA") will do 25KHz channels, and will allow you to program up to 472MHz in UHF1. What is interesting is that if you try to transmit using AES crypto on these freq's the radio will show "...
by cbus
Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS2500 PARTS / REPAIR NEEDED
Replies: 12
Views: 1033

Re: XTS2500 PARTS / REPAIR NEEDED

WOW, what a terrible repair!.
by cbus
Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Flash Updates for Astro, Astro 25 Portables
Replies: 10
Views: 3113

Re: Flash Updates for Astro, Astro 25 Portables

No, the bigger font didnt exclusively but it's been a pretty good tell on the .au used market; most of the other XTS3000s around are later examples with the small font. Any replaced housings came back with this from moto australia within the warranty period back years ago plus when they removed the...
by cbus
Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Flash Updates for Astro, Astro 25 Portables
Replies: 10
Views: 3113

Re: Flash Updates for Astro, Astro 25 Portables

If you get a compliance label on the back that looks like this, it's an Australian radio. Note the ACMA (FCC equivalent) "C-tick" followed by Motorola's supplier code (the N44), and no FCC ID. Exactly the same inside as a US radio though. Same guts, same firmware. If the Motorola text is ...
by cbus
Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola XTL5000 O3 Head
Replies: 27
Views: 7149

Re: Motorola XTL5000 O3 Head

Ive purchased several times from him, each time got exactly what was described......
by cbus
Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:42 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS3000 'Green on Black' Tags
Replies: 14
Views: 1804

Re: XTS3000 'Green on Black' Tags

let us know what they send you. considering you can buy xts3000's M3's for under $350AUD genuine with legit tags and history why bother with depot ? Radio returned with white tags that match the details in service mode. Was happy to part with the $85 to have tags and re-tuning. So still no green ta...
by cbus
Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS3000 'Green on Black' Tags
Replies: 14
Views: 1804

Re: XTS3000 'Green on Black' Tags

good luck. moto aust has not issued "original" green tags in many years. let us know what they send you. considering you can buy xts3000's M3's for under $350AUD genuine with legit tags and history why bother with depot ?
by cbus
Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:06 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTL5000 O5 head Maintenance Mode
Replies: 9
Views: 1618

Re: XTL5000 O5 head Maintenance Mode

What I need to know is if the control head re-syncing must be done from the gcai or if it can be done via USB on the rear. This may have been what got me to this point, as I only have rear USB access and was looking in the control head tool but canceled out when I saw the picture showing the GCAI c...
by cbus
Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Astro Spectra Consolette, connecting RCH3000
Replies: 17
Views: 3301

Re: Astro Spectra Consolette, connecting RCH3000

How about a XTL5000 ? MC2500 direct to XTL ?? Would it work ?
by cbus
Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Repeater cable using CDM radios.
Replies: 5
Views: 2998

Re: Repeater cable using CDM radios.

nick.dejohn wrote:I know that. I have a RICK and may still use it, only for the fact that I don't need the the set up to cross band all the time. I want to disable it and enable it when I need it.

Thanks,
Nick


Throw a simple switch off the COR line then. Then you can ditch the RICK
by cbus
Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-2500 Invalid Checksum when reading radio...
Replies: 10
Views: 564

Re: XTS-2500 Invalid Checksum when reading radio...

I'll give that a try when I get the radio back. Thanks for the tip. no probs, I'm not sure why this happens with USB leads. It can't be a USB port power setting as it happens on both my work pc's and laptops. I just unplug the radio, switch it off, plug back in the USB and turn the radio back on(it...
by cbus
Mon Apr 13, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS-2500 Invalid Checksum when reading radio...
Replies: 10
Views: 564

Re: XTS-2500 Invalid Checksum when reading radio...

I get these same issues on a Genuine USB lead. Try unplugging the usb and using a different port
by cbus
Fri Feb 13, 2009 2:02 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS5000 OUT OF RANGE
Replies: 10
Views: 444

Re: XTS5000 OUT OF RANGE

We will see if the depot can find an intermittent, hopefully not returning the unit stating it could not find any problem. That problem is an easy fix if still under warranty, pull out the controller board and pop it in a microwave for 2-3 seconds :o then pop it back into the radio and send away. h...
by cbus
Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:23 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: R12.00.11Firmware
Replies: 6
Views: 705

Re: R12.00.11Firmware

I know in the Mobiles it fixes the problem with slow zone change when you have a zone up zone down button. Slow zone change ? my mobiles have V12 and zone/channel change works just fine and quick. ?? Do you have O5 heads with softkeys programmed with "Zone Up" or "Zone Down"? No...
by cbus
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: R12.00.11Firmware
Replies: 6
Views: 705

Re: R12.00.11Firmware

radioinstl wrote:I know in the Mobiles it fixes the problem with slow zone change when you have a zone up zone down button.


Slow zone change ? my mobiles have V12 and zone/channel change works just fine and quick. ??
by cbus
Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Can't get an open channel! HT1250LS & CDM1550LS
Replies: 30
Views: 2225

Re: Can't get an open channel! HT1250LS & CDM1550LS

mrsask1 wrote:Thanks for the responses. I will try to give you more info but unfortunately our distributor hasn't been overly helpful and has filed for bankruptcy!


Do these same people maintain the radio system in any way? if so, that may be your issue
by cbus
Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM RIBless serial to rear accessory cable-does this exist?
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Re: CDM RIBless serial to rear accessory cable-does this exist?

yes, there is a cable, rj45 to 20pin, i'll post the part # when i get home or pm emcomm as i got mine from him
by cbus
Fri Dec 19, 2008 4:31 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: RS232 Prgm cable for XTS1500/2500/5000
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: RS232 Prgm cable for XTS1500/2500/5000

I get this error now and then on my USB XTS5000 cable. when it happens, I turn the radio off, change USB ports and it then works. seems to be something with communication with port problem (both CPS 9 and 12) on different laptops
by cbus
Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 Programming Question(s)
Replies: 36
Views: 2901

Re: XTL5000 Programming Question(s)

cain, just buy a cable man

I use a USB cable that plugs into the rear of the radio on my xtl w3's and it works fine. cable was from emcomm. order one, don't be tight, under $130aud delivered
by cbus
Tue Dec 09, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MC2500 Console details
Replies: 0
Views: 183

MC2500 Console details

Looking for any details on connecting a MC2500 console to an XTL5000 or even just a wiring diagram/pinout of the mc2500.

Functions will be remote stun/kill/radio check.

Console was removed from another system so comes with cables/power so that side of things is fine

Thanks in advance
by cbus
Sun Dec 07, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS5000 on-screen distortion and "barcoding"
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Re: XTS5000 on-screen distortion and "barcoding"

Yep, check your flex, if its plugged in fine, examine the actual flex that goes to the screen, I have seen flex cable tracks cracked before
by cbus
Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Scanning ASTRO25 systems in talkgroup scan
Replies: 93
Views: 11690

Re: Scanning ASTRO25 systems in talkgroup scan

What a ripper of a post Mike!

Champion!
by cbus
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL5000 Programing Question
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: XTL5000 Programing Question

I use the 6163b on a xtl5000 w3 and it works fine!, actually, all 3 of the same radios in the same config program/read fine
by cbus
Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:49 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: ProRadio.exe cannot find RUI41.dll
Replies: 3
Views: 1066

Re: ProRadio.exe cannot find RUI41.dll

uninstall the program and anything else that might use it seen it is in the common files folder, reboot, run a registry cleaner. reboot, re-install, reboot, try to see if it works now. similar things have happened on me with .dll's after install non-compatable cps(i.e. in the cps help file, it may s...
by cbus
Tue Sep 18, 2007 6:46 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Aftermarket RIB question: mod to FLASH RIB is possible?
Replies: 10
Views: 2192

Re: Aftermarket RIB question: mod to FLASH RIB is possible?

txshooter wrote:I ahd it...problem is it is not in Engligh....little hard for me to read!!!!


Convert it using babelfish ;)
by cbus
Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:21 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Info on the Advanced System Key and what it enables.
Replies: 34
Views: 1443

Re: Info on the Advanced System Key and what it enables.

I'm correct, and the ASK only effects trunked parts of the radio. So if you buy a radio that has trunking, you could not change those settings, without an ASK or an ASK daughter key (e.g. one created from the master ASK). It looks like your safe with conventional. -Alex Sorry, but I disagree. If it...
by cbus
Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Info on the Advanced System Key and what it enables.
Replies: 34
Views: 1443

Re: Info on the Advanced System Key and what it enables.

Once a radio is programmed with an ASK, if you try to program it without one, what type of error message do you get? Will you be able to read it at all with an ASK, just not be able to program it? Yes, the radio can be read if it has a ASK requirement, however, changing any of the codeplug data wil...
by cbus
Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:59 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: UHF XTS4000's now available
Replies: 18
Views: 1266

Re: UHF XTS4000's now available

RTFireguy wrote:My main question is,



What doe s xts4000 look like?


search the forum, there is a thread with pics etc
by cbus
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250LS+ 450-512 codeplug
Replies: 1
Views: 308

Re: HT1250LS+ 450-512 codeplug

ive sent you some.

It is for a gp328ls(australian ht1250ls) but should work fine.
by cbus
Sun Aug 12, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Can I run VHF/UHF/and 800 Type II on one control head?
Replies: 17
Views: 883

Re: Can I run VHF/UHF/and 800 Type II on one control head?

theres another helicopter one that takes three XTL5000 W9's and converts them to one control head. I will post the link tomorrow when I'm back at work. The Control head in the new NSW Ambo's rescue choppers(CHC) are called a NAT TH450B control head that can fully control 4 radios via the 1 display!...
by cbus
Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM/HT1250 combination ribless cable
Replies: 1
Views: 362

CDM/HT1250 combination ribless cable

Ok people, I am looking at building a ribless CDM1250 programming cable(AARKN4081B) by modifying my genuine motorola ribless ht1250 cable(RKN4075A). I have a fully populated 20pin plug for the rear accessory connector and will wire that into the factory cable i already have as above. this will save ...
by cbus
Tue Jul 31, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HOW TO UPGRADE THE HT1250 LS + FIRMWARE
Replies: 5
Views: 692

Re: HOW TO UPGRADE THE HT1250 LS + FIRMWARE

I have done NUMEROUS radios lately, what with all the firmware changes that have occurred. FYI, for MOBILES, this is getting tricky now with the ribless cable for mobiles and the original rib version. If you have never done one and you don't have the ribless mobile cable, call for support, the flas...
by cbus
Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Kenwood Tk-830h COR(for repeater)
Replies: 2
Views: 563

Kenwood Tk-830h COR(for repeater)

I currently have a couple gm338(cdm1550) radios setup as a repeater using NAND's Diagram to crossband the repeater. Now, I want to swap one of the Motorola's for a Kenwood TK-830h so I have a bit more power output(100w) Problem is that there is no COR on the rear plug of the radio. Can anyone help m...
by cbus
Wed Jun 27, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Collective
Replies: 27
Views: 1312

Re: Motorola Collective

I was going there next but I walso wanted to get some ideas from the board. What should the first priority be instead of just sending a bunch of Photos?? Alex, if you're out there please pm me with the steps for posting?? I don't have control over http://www.batlabs.com. Only batboard.batlabs.com. ...
by cbus
Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000 Fail 01/82, Fail 01/90
Replies: 1
Views: 330

XTS3000 Fail 01/82, Fail 01/90

Anybody able to assist here. XTS3000 model III (host/dsp 7.03) I went to align the radio and changed one of the reference freq's in 1.02.00 tuner and it flashed up Fail 01/90. I attempted to change it back to the previous reference freq and the fail stayed up. Having a look at the xts service manual...
by cbus
Thu Jun 21, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Desperatley need codeplug for Model 3 XTS3000 403-470
Replies: 9
Views: 935

Re: Desperatley need codeplug for Model 3 XTS3000 403-470

motoguy wrote:ok then , how do i read the alignment data by itself and save that first ? is it possible?, thanks for your help mate :)


with the xts tuner program. tuner 1.02 has been around for ages
by cbus
Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra S-Record Wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Astro Spectra S-Record Wanted

Can anyone help me out here with a s-rec for a 450-482 mid power HHCH astro spectra ? A buddy has done all the hardware conversions from adding the parts from a low split astro radio to a analogue mid split to make it into an astro spectra but I have sold my radios so can't supply the s-rec anymore....
by cbus
Mon May 21, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Tone remote information
Replies: 7
Views: 601

thanks for the info so far guys :) Yes, I'm more interested in tone remote setups of two way radios/linked repeaters. has anyone got some case studies or similar where tone control is used at various sites and multiple in-building handsets linked to a tone capable radio. I'm basically trying to get ...
by cbus
Sun May 20, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Tone remote information
Replies: 7
Views: 601

Tone remote information

Can anyone steer me to the best location/website/document that explains how tone remote setups work and possibly some case studies ? I understand the concept, but would like to sit back and start reading from the basics then onto the advanced stuff to get a good understanding of the situation. Radio...
by cbus
Mon May 14, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 25 mile range????
Replies: 26
Views: 2027

Truthfully, the bubble-pack radio companies SHOULD NOT be allowed to misconstrue and mis-advertise their products like this. But if you can talk 25 miles then its not a lie or a mis advertisment. It is simply stating in ideal conditions. Oh and cbus I need to talk to you about a bridge I'm selling ...
by cbus
Mon May 14, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 25 mile range????
Replies: 26
Views: 2027

marketing of false and misleading figures is great if you want to grab plenty of quick sales from a population of 301 million (USA). but here in Australia(20 million), You tell the truth, give the customer a no-******** sitrep and follow through with your claims, you will make plenty of $$ from bot...
by cbus
Sun May 13, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 25 mile range????
Replies: 26
Views: 2027

Its like buying a car stereo with 400 watts peak power. Of course closer reading you find out that its only 100 watts per speaker peak power which equates to about 70 watts RMS. So a 400 watt claim has gone down to a 70 watt reality. It all marketing my friend. marketing of false and misleading fig...
by cbus
Sun May 13, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 25 mile range????
Replies: 26
Views: 2027

Its Marketing, Motorola sytle. Havent you figured this out yet. Motorola is known for these tactics. more like 99% of company style. How many companies seriously state "real life" figures ?. got to love salesman who try to sell an electrician a $3500 xts5k radio just to communicate with h...
by cbus
Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Latest Waris CPS? (LEGIT Q)
Replies: 3
Views: 745

CPS R06.08.05 is the latest here in australia and our model numbers/revisions are usually the same as the usa's
by cbus
Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Raytheon/JPS P25CC
Replies: 5
Views: 777

thanks for those links john, the new australian firm look interesting. especially their IP approach.
by cbus
Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:03 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Raytheon/JPS P25CC
Replies: 5
Views: 777

very very nice, Wonder what sort of $$ figures they want for it. ? :o

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