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by VE3TUH
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Help Quantar Power Supply
Replies: 10
Views: 100

Re: Help Quantar Power Supply

sorry, that should have been 12 or 24 volt...
by VE3TUH
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Help Quantar Power Supply
Replies: 10
Views: 100

Re: Help Quantar Power Supply

looks like there is one on ebay right now for 80 bucks. Really your only question is if it is a 12, or 244 supply, and I think yours is a 12 volt model.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Motorola-Quant ... SwCWNcQOjo
by VE3TUH
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: IFR1200 CPU Card Corrupted - Eprom Corrupted ?
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: IFR1200 CPU Card Corrupted - Eprom Corrupted ?

You need to read, and reread, your donor eproms. Until you get the same checksum more than once. Then you need to take a BLANK eprom, and reprogram it with the donor information. Then compare bits with your originals, that all match. As above, there are several different vintages, not all versions w...
by VE3TUH
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS 4000 speaker mic
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Re: XTS 4000 speaker mic

gotcha. I was looking at the bottom connector. Thanks for that information, think I'll get one to play with.
by VE3TUH
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS 4000 speaker mic
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Re: XTS 4000 speaker mic

hey, thanks for that feedback! However, i do not see anywhere on the xts4000 where you would use a screw to secure the bottom adapter in place?

Randy
by VE3TUH
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: TRBO cps issues with Win 7
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: TRBO cps issues with Win 7

I fixed the issue, thought I would post the result. I was also having issues with a xts2500 reading/writing as well. Fresh install of win7 fixed all issues, and with all my favourite "M" programs, and office to boot, plus some other stuff, only using 35gb of disk space. Hated to take that ...
by VE3TUH
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: TRBO cps issues with Win 7
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: TRBO cps issues with Win 7

no, its the itronix gd6000 machine.
by VE3TUH
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: TRBO cps issues with Win 7
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: TRBO cps issues with Win 7

No MOL access here, unfortunately. I did find an RNDIS driver installation utility, which installed Mototrbo drivers ver 4? Anyway, same issue after.
by VE3TUH
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: TRBO cps issues with Win 7
Replies: 5
Views: 715

TRBO cps issues with Win 7

Hi. I am having trouble getting TRBO cps to work with one of my windows 7 machines. Works ok on another. I have tried a complete removal and reinstall, no luck. What is happening is the TRBO drivers are not loading correctly for the radios, when I connect to the usb port the radio shows up under dev...
by VE3TUH
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT750 Programming issue
Replies: 2
Views: 860

Re: HT750 Programming issue

You have corrupted the radio codeplug. Would be curious what programming hardware you were using, real rib, aftermarket cable, dos in a box, etc. It may be recoverable with depot if you have it.
by VE3TUH
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Motorola SL300 - need to wait after power down before will charge?
Replies: 8
Views: 773

Re: Motorola SL300 - need to wait after power down before will charge?

Did you test with the proper charger to see if this behaviour is consistant or just related to your aftermarket charger? And no, you shouldnt have to power down to charge the battery. However, a friend of mine has an SL300 with similar charging issues.
by VE3TUH
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 srecord needed
Replies: 1
Views: 651

MCS2000 srecord needed

Hi Everybody. I have a vhf mcs2000 model 3, and an 800 mcs model 1. I would like to exchange the control heads. Anybody have srecords for a vhf model 1, and an 800 model 3?

Thanks!
by VE3TUH
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: argus 12 battery backup schematics???
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: argus 12 battery backup schematics???

Since it ties right into the +12v on the repeater, I was leery of using a battery charger. It would have to be a pretty good one. Anyways I did manage to fix the Argus, but still wouldnt mind getting schematics, or even a spare Argus unit if the price was right.
by VE3TUH
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: argus 12 battery backup schematics???
Replies: 3
Views: 634

argus 12 battery backup schematics???

Hi. I have a site that was hit with a power surge, and blew up my argus 12 battery backup unit. Its a 010-519-20. ANY chance somebody might have schematics for this thing? I have been into it, both fuses blew as well as a diode, fixed that but i cant get the relay to energize that supplies the load ...
by VE3TUH
Sun May 27, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS 4000 speaker mic
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Re: XTS 4000 speaker mic

I actually found a iden speaker mic at Dayton this year. while the connector does fit, it wont stay on as the xts4000 has a different attachment system. We never did test it for functionality.
by VE3TUH
Sat May 12, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS 4000 speaker mic
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

XTS 4000 speaker mic

Hi. I thought I already posted this question, but cannot find it. Sorry if 2 posts! Is anybody aware if the iden speaker mics on ebay are compatible with the xts4000? They appear to have the same connector as the bottom jack on the 4000, I wouldnt mind picking one up if they would work. For example,...
by VE3TUH
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola noise cancelling mobile microphone
Replies: 1
Views: 770

Re: Motorola noise cancelling mobile microphone

I have found 1 noise cancelling palm mic by Motorola, HMN4016A, but it is discontinued, and NLA. does anybody know if there is a replacement for it?
by VE3TUH
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola noise cancelling mobile microphone
Replies: 1
Views: 770

Motorola noise cancelling mobile microphone

Hi. I am wondering if anybody might know of a noise cancelling microphone motorola might make for their mobile radios. I have 4 radios in machines with a high noise floor, and the operators dont want to wear headsets. There are currently 3 xpr2500's, and 1 cdm1250, these of course are running in ana...
by VE3TUH
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: Using Pure DOS
Replies: 9
Views: 1734

Re: Using Pure DOS

Getting DOS to boot up is only half the fun. Additionally, he will need a real serial port. Then the clock speed of his pc will not likely allow communication with the radio. IF he has a pc with a real serial port, AND a bios that will allow it, he might be able to turn off L2 cach, which may slow i...
by VE3TUH
Sun May 14, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Battery Maintenance System (plus) WPLN4081BR
Replies: 5
Views: 1051

Re: Battery Maintenance System (plus) WPLN4081BR

Mine does not show version upon power up, but the firmware chip is labelled with 340143-90441, NICD, NIMH. It would be really good if it could support Lion as well, would breath some life into it as we are slowly switching all of our batteries over. I wonder if a replacement firmware chip exists tha...
by VE3TUH
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Schematic for MTR2000 UHF 100 watt amp?
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Re: Schematic for MTR2000 UHF 100 watt amp?

Yep I've done it. I am guessing that the UHF circuitry for band identification may be similar to the VHF, at least hoping so.
by VE3TUH
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Schematic for MTR2000 UHF 100 watt amp?
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Schematic for MTR2000 UHF 100 watt amp?

Hi. Not real hopeful here, but thought I would throw this out. Looking for the schematics for the MTR2000 UHF 100 watt amp. Looking to find the band identifier resistors and play with them. I would also be willing to purchase a manual if anybody has one.

Randy
by VE3TUH
Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:52 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS2500 programming issues
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: XTS2500 programming issues

Trying it on a Win XP machine and no programming issues. It is weird though, as I can program my xts5k's no problem, same cps v9, only issue is with the 2500 and win 7. It does seem to read the radio ok, but for some reason seems to think the feature set has been changed when attempting to write back.
by VE3TUH
Thu Sep 29, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS2500 programming issues
Replies: 4
Views: 984

XTS2500 programming issues

Hi. I have an XTS2500 here, that I program with V9 cps as it has fpp with trunking in it. I am running into a bit of a programming issue with it right now though. I read the radio with v9 cps, and even without modifying the codeplug when I attempt to write it back to the radio, I get the error "...
by VE3TUH
Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio
Replies: 14
Views: 1977

Re: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio

Thanks kb8poo. The station alignment worked. Never thought to try that, as it was inservice and working when it failed, but doing the procedure on it restored the tx audio.

Randy
by VE3TUH
Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 boot problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1464

Re: MTR2000 boot problem

I am thinking it needs its firmware reloaded, red/green flashing is what it does when in firmware upload mode. Any chance you know what its current firmware ver is? I did once get a SCM recovered from this scenerio by updating its firmware.

Randy
by VE3TUH
Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio
Replies: 14
Views: 1977

Re: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio

Thanks, I never thought to try a codeplug rewrite. I'll give it a shot.
by VE3TUH
Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:31 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: How to stop Windows 10 download?
Replies: 4
Views: 2185

Re: How to stop Windows 10 download?

Never had a problem with any of my win 7 machines. They know win 10 is out there, and like to keep offering it. However, I do not download updates automatically, rather I do them manually.
by VE3TUH
Thu Jan 14, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Issue with CutRate Li-Ion "shorty" Saber 1900mAh battery
Replies: 27
Views: 3623

Re: Issue with CutRate Li-Ion "shorty" Saber 1900mAh battery

I have to agree here regarding W&W. We tried dealing with them for years. Good to deal with, and they always replaced their junk batteries. Problem is, they ALL were junk, you were lucky to get a year out of them. After several years of this we finally clued in and started buying batteries elsew...
by VE3TUH
Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro spectra info needed
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: Astro spectra info needed

Sorry. I know that is true between the A3 and W3, different heads, different faceplates on the radio. I expected that the extension cable would be the same, though.
by VE3TUH
Wed Nov 11, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro spectra info needed
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: Astro spectra info needed

I expect that the control cable is a simple db25 to db25 straight through extension cable, as you can simply also just plug both the A3 and W3 hHCH directly into the radio. So I would have to guess that yes they are the same. This thread probably does not belong in the buy and sell, though.
by VE3TUH
Fri Jul 17, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio
Replies: 14
Views: 1977

Re: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio

I dont know. I didnt realize what a gem I apparently have here. It is how I figured out how to trick the 100 watt pa into thinking it was a 40 watt, getting full freq range, but lower power out of it. guess I'll dive into the controller when I have time, cant do any harm, and possibly fix the tx aud...
by VE3TUH
Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio
Replies: 14
Views: 1977

Re: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio

The disbelief is almost insulting.

Service Manual, complete with schematics 68P81096E40-O
Instruction Manual 68P81096E30-A
by VE3TUH
Thu Jul 16, 2015 3:08 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio
Replies: 14
Views: 1977

Re: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio

The schematics are in the service manual. I have the manual, but it will not be an easy task to repair, its a pretty complicated unit. Which is why I was wondering if anybody else has any experience with it. I did some testing and found that the local mic audio is also muted, which should help to is...
by VE3TUH
Tue Jul 07, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 no TX repeat audio
Replies: 14
Views: 1977

MTR2000 no TX repeat audio

Hello Guys. I have several MTR2000's, vhf, in hamster service. They have proven to be a pretty reliable machine and I really like them. I just had one fail with no repeated tx audio. The problem appears to be the control board, swapped it out, retuned and all is good. I would like to try to fix this...
by VE3TUH
Mon Mar 09, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: What is "Max Range Technology"?
Replies: 10
Views: 1955

Re: What is "Max Range Technology"?

Same here. I have noticed that the vhf sl300, with the stubby antenna, recieves a pretty weak weather station at my location as well or better that my ht1250's with nosepickers. I am guessing that part of the antenna must be built into the radio case or body. Good idea if so, and I am pretty impress...
by VE3TUH
Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Horrible Wireless Internet Site Noise Everywhere
Replies: 13
Views: 1317

Re: Horrible Wireless Internet Site Noise Everywhere

I wonder if some form of preselection might help you, in the form of either a formal preselector, or just some tuned cavities on your RX.
by VE3TUH
Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Multiple Quantars on a single Battery String?
Replies: 9
Views: 840

Re: Multiple Quantars on a single Battery String?

I am running 2 low power MTR2000's paralleled at the battery revert port, using an Argus charger for battery maintenance. Seems to work ok.
by VE3TUH
Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help with HT1250 aftermarket keypad?
Replies: 2
Views: 413

Help with HT1250 aftermarket keypad?

Hi guys. I have a couple of what appear to be aftermarket keypads for the HT1250 series radios. They appear to give some kind of ptt id burp upon keyup. Just wonder if anyone cand identify what they are? On the button side they have PSW-3 0008 MEI 99 3138 etched on them, and on the component side on...
by VE3TUH
Thu May 31, 2012 4:53 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Motorola i20R repeater controller manual
Replies: 4
Views: 877

Motorola i20R repeater controller manual

Hey Guys. I wonder if somebody might be able to help me. I have 2 repeaters, each with the i20R repeater controller. A GR400 UHF, and an R1225 VHF. I am looking for a operations or service manual for the i20R controller, looked for a couple of hours on the net last night. I can get RSS anywhere for ...
by VE3TUH
Sun Mar 11, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?

Hehe, would those be Canadian or American quarters???

d119 wrote:IIRC in the meantime just put a stack of 3 quarters in the base of the charger and that should charge it. Read that somewhere... YMMV, perform at your own risk.
by VE3TUH
Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?

You are correct, thanks for that. I have been using my old ht1250 batteries with my xts2500. I'll order new xts2500 batteries through MOL.
by VE3TUH
Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?

Hi Guys.
does anybody know if an adapter exists, that will allow me to charge my xts2500 batteries with my xts5000 impress charger, model WPLN4114AR? If anybody knows if such an adapter exists, can supply the part number or even sell me one, I would really appreciate it.

Thanks,

Randy
by VE3TUH
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:13 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: PURC 5000
Replies: 3
Views: 253

Re: PURC 5000

Yeah, there are some options in the manual for pl/dpl which appear not to be available with my firmware version. Would be good if I could get that working, I have read back on some posts where a couple of guys say it can be made to work, others say no. Might be a firmware issue. I know they will pas...
by VE3TUH
Mon Dec 12, 2011 7:32 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: PURC 5000
Replies: 3
Views: 253

PURC 5000

Hi Guys. I have 2 Purc 5000's I thought I might try to convert to amateur repeaters. One is a vhf high power unit, the other is a 900 mhz low power unit. Both have the advanced controllers, micor recievers, hso's, and are running firmware ver 3.040. They both work great, freq able to be programmed v...
by VE3TUH
Sat Oct 08, 2011 4:37 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000
Replies: 11
Views: 2186

Re: MTR2000

I gave you the details of what I did. But, specifically, no, I cannot, and do not want, to run 100 watts. I am limited to 40. If you need 100 watts in the Ham band, you will obviously need to trick the pa into thinking it a high power low split. But you will lose the wide band capability.

Randy
by VE3TUH
Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:32 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2001A CRT Help Please
Replies: 4
Views: 535

Re: R2001A CRT Help Please

Isnt that a common and well known problem with that service monitor? I also have one, my display is still usable so I am ok for now, but my question is, was there ever a source BESIDES Motorola to replace that crt for a reasonable amount?

Randy
by VE3TUH
Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:17 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000
Replies: 11
Views: 2186

Re: MTR2000

No Spurious on the spectrum. I have an application where I only require 5 to 10 watts out, I tested for spurious down to 5, but am currently sitting at 10. The high power option would only let me down to 20 or 25 watts, I believe. My only concern is longevity of the pa, these things are too expensiv...
by VE3TUH
Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000
Replies: 11
Views: 2186

Re: MTR2000

d119 wrote:Eh details on this???

Change R4560 from 1.5 K to 4.7 K
Change R4564 from 1.5 K to 4.7 K
Its right out of the manual. But you better be good with SMD, or let someone who is do it for you.

Randy
by VE3TUH
Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:35 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000
Replies: 11
Views: 2186

Re: MTR2000

I modded my vhf high power, high split pa, tricking the station into thinking it is a vhf 40 watt pa. Worked like a charm.

Randy

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