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by Radio99
Wed May 23, 2012 4:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: How to bypass the MOTOTRBO password
Replies: 5
Views: 7698

Re: How to bypass the MOTOTRBO password

Does anyone know if this will work on an Icom portable as well?
by Radio99
Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: MT1000

Yes, eight. Technically nine if you enter eight channels in the scan list and put the radio on a channel not included in the scan list. It would then scan the eight in the scan list and the selected channel.
by Radio99
Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: MT1000

And on the 99 channel version... Start off with the three position toggle switch in the center position. While holding down the light button (second button from the top on the side of the radio) put the three position switch into the scan position (the marking that looks like a "Z"). The r...
by Radio99
Fri Oct 03, 2008 5:10 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Question - Railroad Astro Software
Replies: 5
Views: 635

Re: Question - Railroad Astro Software

If you order the CD version of the detailed service manual (9985809F01), (list $23.63) they include a copy of the Astro Clean Cab CPS (R01.00) along with it. This programs specific features for the control head only. Order the Astro Spectra CPS (RVN4183) to program the radio features (frequencies, s...
by Radio99
Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:11 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MT2000 Software Question
Replies: 15
Views: 1187

Re: MT2000 Software Question

I have version R06.08.00 dated June 10, 2005
by Radio99
Sun Mar 30, 2008 9:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Stubby v. Regular Antenna
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Stubby v. Regular Antenna

Red base indicates band split of 403-435 MHz
by Radio99
Mon Nov 26, 2007 5:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RAILROAD RADIOS
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: RAILROAD RADIOS

I am by no means an expert but I will tell what I know about railroad radios. The MCX100 Railroad preceeded the railroad Spectra. It had 97 channels installed. There was no scan. To change or add frequencies beyond the original 97 you would need a prom and a prom blower. While this was a drawback, t...
by Radio99
Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Flashcode help
Replies: 3
Views: 381

Re: Flashcode help

Options Installed on this Flashcode:

100004-000000-4

Q806/G806 IMBE / APCO-25 Digital Operation
H37/G50 Smartnet Operation
by Radio99
Sat May 05, 2007 5:06 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Guide to Astro Portable Radios
Replies: 39
Views: 2367

Thanks that is exactly what I was looking for. I have now "saved" a copy for future reference.
by Radio99
Thu May 03, 2007 11:43 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Guide to Astro Portable Radios
Replies: 39
Views: 2367

Guide to Astro Portable Radios

What happened to the link that described everything anyone would like to know about the Astro series portables?
by Radio99
Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: VHF Antenna Model?
Replies: 20
Views: 1260

Have many of these in use on our squad cars, fire department vehicles and public works trucks. Take a severe beating and don't break off in the car wash.

Motorola TAD 6290B
by Radio99
Mon Mar 12, 2007 4:25 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Saber II, flashcode help :-)
Replies: 10
Views: 597

This radio is basically a conventional Astro Saber on VHF

The radio cannot do MDC

Options Installed on this Flashcode:

000001-002000-5

H35/G48 Conventional Operation
Q241 ASTRO Ready (Analog Operation ONLY)
by Radio99
Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Can someone modify a JT1000 codeplug for me?
Replies: 3
Views: 286

JT 1000

To change the display

Read the radio or load a codeplug
F4 Change/View Radio Codeplug Data
F3 Radio Configuration Menu
F2 System Configuration
F3 JT1000 Options
Change your setting in "Display Format". Either Freq/Squelch Code or Channel Number
by Radio99
Fri Sep 01, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Analog Railroad Spectra Support.
Replies: 13
Views: 1050

Analog Railroad Spectra

Odd that the Depot would tell you this. The current flat rate sheet I have from the Depot (dated 08-01-06) indicates the anagog railroad Spectra is a Tier 10 repair with a flat rate of $401.00. Maybe they confused this with a regular analog spectra which is no longer supported. May be worth a teleph...
by Radio99
Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:57 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 antenna Cover
Replies: 3
Views: 402

HT1000 Antenna Cover

Part number is 32-05782P01. Now hang onto your hat - the list price is $15.00 each!
by Radio99
Sat May 20, 2006 7:42 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCX100 Railroad
Replies: 1
Views: 287

MCX100 Railroad

My faithful companion of many years has become ill. Looking for any information on where to get an MCX100 Railroad radio repaired. I have segments burned out in some of the displays and other segments that are missing under low light conditioons. In addition, the channel and tone selector switches h...
by Radio99
Fri Mar 24, 2006 3:09 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GP-68 upper rubber keypad part number
Replies: 5
Views: 361

Sorry try the part number without the dash (7504950J01)
by Radio99
Thu Mar 23, 2006 12:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GP-68 upper rubber keypad part number
Replies: 5
Views: 361

75-04950J01

Available from MOL list $3.00
by Radio99
Tue Mar 07, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Part Number for Complete A7 Jedi Replacement Case
Replies: 11
Views: 758

Don't know. Just tried it and typed in NTN7154B (all caps, no spaces) and it came right back.
by Radio99
Mon Mar 06, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Part Number for Complete A7 Jedi Replacement Case
Replies: 11
Views: 758

Really sorry about the price confusion. $189.00 is list (user) price. The price I quoted was my price.
by Radio99
Mon Mar 06, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Part Number for Complete A7 Jedi Replacement Case
Replies: 11
Views: 758

NTN 7154B

List $134.19
by Radio99
Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 Part # Help
Replies: 1
Views: 234

NTN 7151B
by Radio99
Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:02 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 programming problem
Replies: 3
Views: 793

MT1000 Programming Problem

I had the exact same problem with a VHF "A" version 99 channel. The radio was exhibiting the same symptoms you describe. When reading my radio with the software it was showing a bandsplit of 146-174. The "A" version radios only went to 162 and when I changed the bandsplit back everything has been wo...
by Radio99
Fri Jun 03, 2005 11:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: AAR Astro Spectra in use
Replies: 32
Views: 2464

Astro RR Spectra

I noticed from the photo posted above on the new Astro unit the "TRNK" key replaces the "TONE" key on the older units. Is Singletone (TONE) no longer available/used?
by Radio99
Sat Sep 11, 2004 6:39 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: JT1000 MDC1200
Replies: 3
Views: 369

JT1000 MDC

The JT1000 will not do MDC. It is not available in the radio.
by Radio99
Fri Sep 03, 2004 5:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola URC-110 dual band military
Replies: 3
Views: 682

Motorola AN/URC-110

I have located a source for repairs on the above units. Very reasonable prices and fast turnaround time. Contact Gary Ott at Nav-Com Service 818 997-6732.
by Radio99
Fri Jul 16, 2004 6:08 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Part Number needed..
Replies: 5
Views: 410

PS Mic Plug

Sorry I was a little off
$13.75 for a package of 5 (from the Motorola website)
by Radio99
Fri Jul 16, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Part Number needed..
Replies: 5
Views: 410

Motorols PS Mic Seal

Better be sitting down when you read this.....

Part #: 32-05782P01

Retail: $9.76 EACH
by Radio99
Wed Jun 16, 2004 5:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 800 MHz JT1000?
Replies: 3
Views: 408

800 MHz JT1000?

Anybody ever heard of an 800 MHz JT1000? The link below shows they are available in the Asian market.

http://konektel.cz/LMPS/RPG/AP/portables/jt1000/
by Radio99
Wed Jun 09, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000 New Software Release
Replies: 19
Views: 2194

XTS3000 New Software Release

RVN 4182M (CPS R04.01.02) (Tuner R01.02.00) Here are the changes made on this version: =========================================================================== ASTRO SABER & XTS 3000 CUSTOMER PROGRAMMING SOFTWARE R04.01.02 ======================================================================...
by Radio99
Sat May 08, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RR Spectra No More!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 1371

Railroad Spectra

The analog railroad Spectra of years past is no longer manufactured by Motorola. It has been replaced with the Astro railroad Spectra. Here is a link to the data sheet:

http://www.motorola.com/cgiss/docs/rail ... ochure.pdf
by Radio99
Mon May 03, 2004 4:30 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RR spectra question and request
Replies: 16
Views: 1472

Railroad Spectra

The "extra" buttons you refer to are for a PA option. Here is the scoop from the Railroad Spectra Manual: Part 6 Options, Accessories and Programmable Features Option MBW 330 PA/Intercom Interface This option modifies the radio control panel to include four new pushbuttons, identified as RAD (radio)...
by Radio99
Sat May 01, 2004 4:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: RR spectra question and request
Replies: 16
Views: 1472

RR Spectra

Yes the Railroad Spectra will do PL and DPL on a "per channel" basis.
by Radio99
Mon Mar 29, 2004 6:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 Keypad
Replies: 7
Views: 373

HT1000 DTMF

From the HT1000 section of this board: If you have RSS version R03.02.01 or newer, you can enable DTMF by going into the Radio Wide Screen (F4-F3-F2 from the Main Menu), then press ctrl-shift-F7. This should bring up a special options screen from which you can enable or disable DTMF (option H297). N...
by Radio99
Fri Feb 20, 2004 6:55 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola URC-110 dual band military
Replies: 3
Views: 682

Motorola URC-110

This business may be able to help you as they sell reconditioned Motorola military radio sets. They currently have a Motorola URC-101 for sale. Give them a try. Good luck.

http://www.columbiaelectronics.com/vhf_ ... o_sets.htm
by Radio99
Sun Feb 01, 2004 11:37 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: HIDDEN "BUMPER ANTENNA'S".....FEEDBACK?????
Replies: 4
Views: 803

Bumper Antennas

Our department (the investigators vehicles) uses bumper antennas with a splitter on VHF and 800. Range is substantially limited and almost unusable beyond five miles out of town. I would never recommend them for installation again. I told them before they were installed that they wouldn't be happy a...
by Radio99
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Railroad Spectra
Replies: 12
Views: 811

Digital Railroad Spectra

Here is the link previously mentioned for the new Astro Railroad Spectra

http://www.motorola.com/cgiss/docs/rail ... ochure.pdf
by Radio99
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Railroad Spectra
Replies: 12
Views: 811

Railroad Spectra

Keep an eye on Ebay as they appear there from time to time. Last one I saw went for quite a tidy sum (over $500.00 I believe). Aerotron made a railroad radio and there is one currently up on Ebay. By the way, it takes special software and cannot be programmed with the traditional Spectra mobile soft...
by Radio99
Wed Jan 07, 2004 5:56 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Railroad Spectra
Replies: 12
Views: 811

Railroad Spectra

Contrary to a popular, previously posted belief, they cannot be programmed from the front panel. They are virtually indestructable and probably coluld take a direct hit from a Minuteman missile. Ther have 99 channel capability, 99 presets and some exceptionally loud audio. There is an extensive thre...
by Radio99
Sat Jan 03, 2004 10:07 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Railroad Radio
Replies: 46
Views: 7109

Railroad Radio

You have a MCX100 Motorola railroad radio. Very hard to find the eprom programming equipment. See the following links:

http://images.batlabs.com/mobiles/mcx100rr.jpg

http://images.batlabs.com/mobiles/specrr.jpg
by Radio99
Tue Nov 25, 2003 5:46 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 800 MHz help ?????????????????
Replies: 7
Views: 342

Where is here? First there is frequency coordination with the service that you want to license in. Then there is the fee to the FCC for your license. Everything going along smoothly, you are looking at a six to nine month period to get a license.
by Radio99
Thu Oct 09, 2003 9:37 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New Railroad Astro Digital Spectra
Replies: 13
Views: 655

New Railroad Astro Digital Spectra

Motorola has announced the addition of the Astro Digital Spectra railroad radio. Comes with channels 1-97, weather channels 100-106 and the new 12.5 kHz narrowband channels 107-197. Unit is capable of switching betwen analog and digital with a front panel button. It also supports APCO 9600 baud data...
by Radio99
Thu Jul 17, 2003 6:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help wanted for Aerotron AL-1700 railroad.
Replies: 16
Views: 994

That would be great if you could figure it out. Seems like it would be some type of changeable memory to accomodate the home channels. My radio works fine with the exception of the home channels which were set for the area in use and are of no use to me in my area.
by Radio99
Thu Jul 17, 2003 5:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help wanted for Aerotron AL-1700 railroad.
Replies: 16
Views: 994

Changing Home Channels

I too have one of the Areotron radios. My main interest is changing the HOME channels from their current pre-sets to the ones that would suit my needs. Is there a "quick fix" for this or am I stuck with what is in the radio?
by Radio99
Mon Jun 30, 2003 6:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Power Cable Railroad Spectra
Replies: 3
Views: 439

Power Cable Railroad Spectra

Motorola no longer stocks the power cable for the RR Spectra (VKN 4365B). Does anybody have a source for these cables (new or used) or a supplier of the power connector so I can fabricate my own? Thanks in advance.
by Radio99
Wed Apr 23, 2003 10:51 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ID dispaly on a xts3000
Replies: 6
Views: 493

ID Display XTS 3000

The XTS 3000 will decode ID's from an ASTRO trunked system but will not decode analog ID's.
by Radio99
Thu Apr 17, 2003 3:31 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Looking for simple dispatch console
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Console

You might try a Command Star or a Command Star Lite. They will run you in the 10-15,000 dollar range. They are stand-alone units that connect to the respective base station.

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