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by firemedic
Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: New CRT Oscilloscopes
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Re: New CRT Oscilloscopes

Bk precision? Last I looked they still had analog crt scopes not sure on the quality as I've never had one.
by firemedic
Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Centracom Gold Elite Ethernet Link
Replies: 21
Views: 1905

Re: Centracom Gold Elite Ethernet Link

Rad IPMux-1E ordered with the T1 port. Works well. As stated the T1 won't know the difference of how it got there. One on each end. MPLS in the middle.
by firemedic
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Micom-2TS feedback/guidance
Replies: 33
Views: 4071

Re: Micom-2TS feedback/guidance

The power connector and pins are here. It's a 3W3 Connector and you need the 40A contacts.

Connector Part #
152-FM3W3S
Contact Part #
152-FMP007S103 - 40A pin

http://www.mouser.com/catalog/catalogUSD/642/1312.pdf

Can be made cheaper then the ebay cables. I made one for a friend a while back.
by firemedic
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Carrying programming equipment options
Replies: 11
Views: 1132

Re: Carrying programming equipment options

I use a plano worm wrap medium bag that I added extra pouches into to hold my cables, and everything goes in a pelican case with the laptop (Toughbook) for windows programming and a HP 200LX for the dos programs. Holds everything nice and secure and I can see which cable I want easily without having...
by firemedic
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: How does one use the win7 calculator to convert hex to dec
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Re: How does one use the win7 calculator to convert hex to d

Select programmer under the view tab. It gives you the option on the left to select between dec and hex. What ever mode you want have it in that, then selecting the other converts it over.
by firemedic
Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:49 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Astro Spectra Consolette and Wireless Bridge
Replies: 9
Views: 559

Re: Astro Spectra Consolette and Wireless Bridge

Don't the RCH3000's and DGT9000's use the SB9600 protocol for local control? So no real option will exist to do what you want to the best of my knowledge unless you roll your own and decode the SB9600 protocol or figure a way to encode it over TCP/IP which could be done but would take a good bit of ...
by firemedic
Mon Oct 10, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Interfacing Motorola Quantar to External Controller
Replies: 1
Views: 740

Re: Interfacing Motorola Quantar to External Controller

Did you enable the MRTI in the RSS or CPS? I had to activate it to enable the function in our application for a local voter interface.
by firemedic
Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: FPP UHF Motorola Portable Transceiver
Replies: 21
Views: 4030

Re: FPP UHF Motorola Portable Transceiver

The EF Johnson 5100's with FPP won't allow FPP outside of the government or ham bands. Or I just haven't figure it out yet which I doubt.
by firemedic
Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: P25 on a MSR? IS IT POSSIBLE?
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: P25 on a MSR? IS IT POSSIBLE?

Only solution I know of that you can look at is the Raytheon P25 Channel Controller, supposed to work with existing base stations to add the P25 features onto legacy base stations. Don't know all the details just the product exists. Don't figure it's cheap by any means.
by firemedic
Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: A/C failure monitoring...looking for tips
Replies: 17
Views: 570

Re: A/C failure monitoring...looking for tips

This would be fairly straightfoward for someone familiar with PIC development to provide a low chip count solution similar to the NHRC repeater controllers. Maybe an untapped market? Just a thought.
by firemedic
Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: A/C failure monitoring...looking for tips
Replies: 17
Views: 570

Re: A/C failure monitoring...looking for tips

Zetron Sentrivoice products? http://www.zetron.com/data/site/templates/zetrontemplate.asp?area_0=pages/menus/remotemonitoringprod&area_1=pages/products/monitoring/m1516 I've seen these used at a few of our tower sites and the audio fed into the backhaul circuits to the consoles or sent into the ...
by firemedic
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Suitcase Repeater
Replies: 10
Views: 3594

Re: Motorola Suitcase Repeater

I replaced the bad ones in my suitcase repeater with these:

http://www.amazon.com/Powersonic-PS-832 ... B0002ILK4U

Should work fine but might have do some padding to secure it well in there.
by firemedic
Thu Apr 29, 2010 6:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help ID'ing these brackets....
Replies: 4
Views: 702

Re: Help ID'ing these brackets....

Motorola Part Numbers from the DEK Control Head Manual:

07-02114Z01 and 07-02114Z02 for the left and right mounting bracket used to mount dek to a4/a5/a7 head.
by firemedic
Thu Apr 01, 2010 5:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Question
Replies: 4
Views: 560

Re: Spectra Question

Here's where to find the pinout on the connector, you can roll it from there by looking at a control cable for the rear head. I'm not 100% sure but didn't think you could enable the siren if you had a rear control head on it. I know you can dasy chain the siren and vrs units off each other but wasn'...
by firemedic
Sun Mar 28, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Motorola R2001B
Replies: 17
Views: 1931

Re: Motorola R2001B

Auburn Metrology Lab:

http://auburnmetrologylab.com/

Give em a call and talk to em. Have talked to them and prices were very resonable and I've not heard anything bad when I talked to folks in the business.
by firemedic
Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: spectra with no power connector?
Replies: 18
Views: 2556

Re: spectra with no power connector?

Bet it's this per batlabs info site based on the 1036 sp06 control head. As a side note, there was also a SP06 option used by the Washington State Police. This option allowed the control of a Spectra and a Syntor X9000 from a single control head. It may use HLN5027ASP06 firmware, which is still avai...
by firemedic
Wed Dec 23, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MCC 75000 console questions
Replies: 3
Views: 407

MCC 75000 console questions

Ok, so a friend has asked me to look into this and I have had trouble finding info. They are implementing a new medical command center for our operations of ems and have went with the MC 7500 series consoles. We currently have an avtec that is tied into our phone system with caller id, on screen dia...
by firemedic
Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Desktrac Modifications
Replies: 6
Views: 677

Re: Desktrac Modifications

Dektrac software, change the switch setting when it says to. The RX deck and TX decks are programmed seperate similar to the suitcase spectra repeaters. The switch changes the address lines to the correct radio for programming. That should take care of the problem. It's essentially 2 radios with a r...
by firemedic
Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Battery Maintenance System
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Re: Motorola Battery Maintenance System

BMS should be the itech IQ5 model. http://www.itecheng.com/pdf/400030.pdf This should be it. Depending on firmware depends on which chemistries it will support. They will sell an upgrade to the firmware but it depends on which mainboard is in the charger. I have 2 of the units and could upgrade 1 bu...
by firemedic
Wed Aug 19, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2001D Service Monitor Lithium Battery Replace
Replies: 3
Views: 556

Re: R2001D Service Monitor Lithium Battery Replace

Mine had a battery pack at the top with standard AA batteries in it. Must have been an older unit. I unsoldered the pack and put a CR123 holder in there and ran the wires down. Just dropped in a CR123 and can swap it latter if needed. Just wire tied it where I could find. Works good now and remember...
by firemedic
Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: cdm 1250 control from a remote location
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Re: cdm 1250 control from a remote location

I know the GR300 setup with the RICK supported remote setup/nock-down for the repeater functions using a MDC code. I figure the CDM series the same can be acomplished using the pins and programming. Never done it with the CDM but got a GR doing it right now so I figure it can be done.
by firemedic
Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Low Band Portables
Replies: 5
Views: 555

Re: Low Band Portables

Ah, ok. Sorry bout that. Got em confused I guess.
by firemedic
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Low Band Portables
Replies: 5
Views: 555

Re: Low Band Portables

Will the HT-1250 in low band with the red battery do FPP? All the others do didn't know if the low band version would as well.
by firemedic
Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Aeroflex (IFR) Questions
Replies: 610
Views: 58976

Re: Aeroflex (IFR) Questions

Would an IDE to CF style adapter with a 32gb CF card work in the unit? Just wondering.
by firemedic
Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Programming help for Spectra Suitcase Repeater
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Re: Programming help for Spectra Suitcase Repeater

It's a mid power spectra programming cable. Goes onto the DB-15 on the control card. Uses the spectra RSS with the suitcase RSS to handle the programming of the mode names, controls, etc and setting the radio 1/2 programming options as there are 2 spectra deks in the suitcase, one for rx and one for...
by firemedic
Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Advise on inside LED light bar needed
Replies: 6
Views: 4206

Re: Advise on inside LED light bar needed

All of the inner edge bars I've installed come with the TIR3 and LIN3 reflectors in the kit if that is what has you worried. Your choice as to which you install. I think all of ours came with the TIR3 installed from the factory. Just a matter of switching the lens/reflector assemblies out.
by firemedic
Thu Jul 02, 2009 6:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 UHF Won't power up
Replies: 0
Views: 584

HT1250 UHF Won't power up

Ok, I haven't used this radio in about 2 years now, good battery on it, but no power up. Is there a common failure in the 1250 line that would explain this? I don't feel like sending it in for a flat rate repair as I have other radios in UHF that I prefer to use and kept this just as a spare. Urgh. ...
by firemedic
Tue Jun 16, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: VRS300-EP/ VRS-EP Power Adjust Location?
Replies: 0
Views: 395

VRS300-EP/ VRS-EP Power Adjust Location?

Ok, I have the service manuals on order but it will be a bit before they get here. Where is the power adjust on the rdnet radio inside of these units located at? I've got one only puting out .03 watts vs the .3 watts it should be. Just wanting to check this before I go digging for a replacement radi...
by firemedic
Wed May 13, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Weird Astro Saber Encryption Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Weird Astro Saber Encryption Problem

Ok, droped the talkgroup out on a personality for testing and the damn things still don't work on DES-OFB. URGH..... Begining to think I have a couple bad modules.
by firemedic
Wed May 06, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Weird Astro Saber Encryption Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Weird Astro Saber Encryption Problem

I'm stuck with a conventional talkgroup due to the way the repeater was setup. We have 2 talkgroups, each with a different key strapped and talkgroup for the users (key 3 slaved to talkgroup 1 and key 4 to talkgroup 3) (Legacy thing I'm stuck with to support 2 user groups at the time, one is our det...
by firemedic
Wed May 06, 2009 3:33 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Weird Astro Saber Encryption Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Weird Astro Saber Encryption Problem

Ok, I'm ready to pull my hair out on this one. I have 2 identical astro saber 3's with the whore flashcodes in them. Both have EMC 2.12 DES-XL DES-OFB encryption boards. I can get the radios to talk on a simplex channel just fine in analog securenet. When I try to talk on a programmed secure digital...
by firemedic
Sun May 03, 2009 5:42 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: VHF MSF5000 Firmware Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Re: VHF MSF5000 Firmware Upgrade

I'm in the same boat. It would be nice to find a file set of the TTRC, the station firmware, and the secure card firmware all the newest versions. I've got a station I can't get a secure card to work in as the firmware mismatches. Oh well.
by firemedic
Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Rewire Nexus U94 PTT for Mot Saber I
Replies: 3
Views: 1991

Re: Rewire Nexus U94 PTT for Mot Saber I

After much grief in trying to interface different headsets to my saber radio I finally broke down and tore into my Tactical Command Headset to see how they interfaced it. The key to everything is a little precision voltage regulator that is a LM285M-1.2. This is a SOIC device and I just wired 2 lead...
by firemedic
Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra W3 to W7
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Astro Spectra W3 to W7

Ok, before I order one, the HLN6459 is the high or low power W3 interconnect board? The only thing I don't have for mine now is the interconnect. Thanks!!!
by firemedic
Thu Feb 12, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Info needed on dual 1/4 inch jack recepticle for headsets
Replies: 9
Views: 571

Re: Info needed on dual 1/4 inch jack recepticle for headsets

Plantronics SHS1890-15 the next line on the tag has 0299 not sure if that's part of the number or not. It's marked a StarSet series. Has 2 jacks on it with 3 conductors per jack. The look like older military style audio connectors but I don't know for sure. Thanks for any info!!!
by firemedic
Wed Feb 11, 2009 8:43 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: IFR-1100S Not Working - Worth the trouble to fix?
Replies: 2
Views: 471

IFR-1100S Not Working - Worth the trouble to fix?

Well, I've been moving it around my basement/shop for 4 years now. I have an older mil surplus IFR-1100S that dosen't work. I have the military manuals for it for service and operations, it does not work properly and I haven't had the chance to test it any further. Is it worth the time/effort to tro...
by firemedic
Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Info needed on dual 1/4 inch jack recepticle for headsets
Replies: 9
Views: 571

Re: Info needed on dual 1/4 inch jack recepticle for headsets

So which jack is it actually? The MT-JAX? Those blocks can include or not include the jacks. Looking for the same thing here for a project. I've got the plantronics headset and PTT adapter just gotta interface it into my audio selection panel. Thanks!!
by firemedic
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro Spectra W3 to W7
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Astro Spectra W3 to W7

I'd be interested in a swap. I gotta dig out my W9 radio to see that it still has the right board. I ended up with a W3 control head but nothing else during a swap last year. Just let me know.
by firemedic
Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Does anyone have any info on this radio? - P1350AX
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Does anyone have any info on this radio? - P1350AX

Anyone know the voodoo trick to get it to in cabinet repeat? I'll tinker around with this thing again if I can get it to repeat. I have a spectra suitcase but this would make a nice backup unit. Just wondering. Also if anyone has any info on the spectra suitcase wireline card option contact me. I've...
by firemedic
Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Whats a HLN5574A
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Re: Whats a HLN5574A

front/rear control head setup relay pod to disable the front speaker when the rear control head was selected if I'm not mistaken. Part number should be from a spectra but this may have been used on the syntor x9000 as well.
by firemedic
Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Decent replacement/low profile speaker for high tier radios?
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Re: Decent replacement/low profile speaker for high tier radios?

PJ, didin't know if it was ok to post an ebay ad that wasn't mine. I've used something similar to this in the past for your application. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/AP-60-Audio-Panel-for-Experimental-Aircraft_W0QQitemZ220301862269QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMotors_Aviation_Parts_Gear?hash=item220301862269...
by firemedic
Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar terminal commands
Replies: 13
Views: 1169

Re: Quantar terminal commands

I've used this http://www.hw-group.com/products/hw_vsp/index_en.html and an older IBM terminal server I picked up on ebay for next to nothing ($10.00 I think). Made a cable from the terminal server to the Quantar. Loaded the driver and forced it onto Com4 and loaded the quantar RSS in a dos box insi...
by firemedic
Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Does anyone have any info on this radio? - P1350AX
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Does anyone have any info on this radio? - P1350AX

Secret Service Tone Remote Portable Base. Unit is based on the 12 channel MX crystal radios one for RX and one for TX. Full duplex setup from what I can tell. Uses a syntor x power amp to get 40 watts out from the portable exciter. Has encryption and a voter of some sort in it and a tone generator f...
by firemedic
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: help with part identification
Replies: 6
Views: 419

Re: help with part identification

The red unit has a Mostar/MSF5000 base/repeater style plug. I would venture to say it came from a Mostar. The other one is hard to say. We had those here in on our rear control groups for the EMS Micor setups, and on the front controls. Kinda a PIA in an amublance in the front, great in the back of ...
by firemedic
Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1550XLS Display Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 346

Re: HT1550XLS Display Problem

Well darn, nope, well out of warranty. Looks like I'll be ordering a new display after christmas. Thanks!!!!
by firemedic
Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1550XLS Display Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 346

HT1550XLS Display Problem

I tried the search without much luck, I've got a 1550XLS in VHF that has lost lines of pixels across the screen. There is no physical damage to the radio as it sits at the house most of it's life as an expensive pager. Is this something motorola will fix under a service issue, or do I need to just o...
by firemedic
Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Motorola R2670 Questions
Replies: 23
Views: 4211

Re: Motorola R2670 Questions

I'm using the most current. I contacted GD support and they sent us a CD with the update program and the current firmware free of charge. This was last year but I assume that's still the case. The support guys on the monitor are pretty good to deal with so far when I've had problems. Mine's due for ...
by firemedic
Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Motorola R2670 Questions
Replies: 23
Views: 4211

Re: Motorola R2670 Questions

The GD Autotest will work with the A revision monitors, just not as fast as I think it is limited to 9600 baud vs the B models 115k. Which version of autotest do you want to run, and does the monitor have the options in it that you want to test for, i.e. Project 25, secure, etc. I have the autotest ...

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