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by doi
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Coax recommendation portable UHF base station
Replies: 5
Views: 1213

Re: Coax recommendation portable UHF base station

I use H155 for portable applications. It's light, low loss - compared to similarly thick cables, stranded central conductor.
by doi
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MC2100 external modulation input
Replies: 0
Views: 633

MC2100 external modulation input

Hi all, I want to use a MC2100 UHF radio as a transmitter for a digital voice ham radio MMDVM based repeater. It's not the first repeater I'm making but there's a thing. While on other Jedi radios like the GM900, or even the GM1200 that i've flashed the MC2100 from, pin 24 - AUX TX IN2 works great a...
by doi
Fri Jan 16, 2009 5:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: what radio is a MT6000?
Replies: 2
Views: 1046

Re: what radio is a MT6000?

apparently there is some info, but id did not show up in previous searches:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=51977&start=0&st=0&sk=t&sd=a
by doi
Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:59 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: what radio is a MT6000?
Replies: 2
Views: 1046

what radio is a MT6000?

Hi all, I have seen for sale some radios that are called Motorola MT6000. Thing is i don't know much about them. From what I see they are pretty much a GP900 with a different label. Am I right? What software is used to program them - is there a separate software or are they recognized as a GP900 or ...
by doi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1250 what rss
Replies: 0
Views: 290

HT1250 what rss

Hi there,

what cps does it take to program the HT1250? the upgradetool says i need ver. 05.07.09.

thanks
by doi
Wed May 24, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: FSK Data Modulation and Demodulation
Replies: 11
Views: 2272

what we have tried was (motorolawise) the gp300. some worked great the first time, others could not be made to work... don't really know why...
by doi
Wed Mar 02, 2005 3:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MC Micro red LED blinking???
Replies: 2
Views: 394

well, your mcmicro is a trunking radio. it is normal for it to act so. if you are not registered on a trunking system your radio will never transmit and as far as I know the trunking mcmicro can not be programmed for conventional operation. there are ways to replace the controller and make the radio...
by doi
Fri Jan 14, 2005 11:50 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: mt2100 low battery warning - too often
Replies: 2
Views: 432

yes, but that would change all the alerts and I would like to have call alert audible...
by doi
Thu Jan 13, 2005 11:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: mt2100 low battery warning - too often
Replies: 2
Views: 432

mt2100 low battery warning - too often

is there a way to make the low battery warning on my mt2100 less annoying - now it's three beeps every 5 seconds...
by doi
Sun Dec 12, 2004 1:16 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Duplexer question.....
Replies: 10
Views: 1069

at what frequency should he do that? because as far as I can see there is no way to tell the frequency they might be tuned to other than some general cosiderations such as vhf/uhf or similar I think the best way to tell what freq the duplexer is on would be with with a network analyzer. there might ...
by doi
Mon Nov 29, 2004 11:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: jedi audio pa blown - need advice on replacing
Replies: 5
Views: 380

yes, we are sure it's the PA. tha max vol setting is OK.

I have heard the PA die as it got 13V from the flash cable on the speaker lead. it made the "squeeeeeechhh". and that was it.

and now audio is distorted and low....

it's UHF - R split
by doi
Fri Nov 26, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: jedi audio pa blown - need advice on replacing
Replies: 5
Views: 380

well, I know all that, but it doesn't help me a lot. so maybe if someone else has tried this and succeeded somehow, i would appreciate some info. in the mean time i'll ask around for someone with the proper technology.
by doi
Fri Nov 26, 2004 6:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: jedi audio pa blown - need advice on replacing
Replies: 5
Views: 380

jedi audio pa blown - need advice on replacing

hi all, the PA in my newly flashed mt2100 from a gp1200 is broken. which is bad. not so bad is that I have a replacement for it. the worse part is that I don't know how to unsolder it from the board since it is the type with the pins underneath. any low-tech ideas? something involving at a maximum a...
by doi
Thu Oct 28, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: mt2100/mc2100 select5 question
Replies: 0
Views: 253

mt2100/mc2100 select5 question

say this: i have two radios mt2100 and mc2100. i programmed them all ok, they work fine. i even programmed selective calling in them for the fun of it and because i love to have on the display the id of the other radio. everything works fine the radios decode the id's and beep on every decode of the...
by doi
Wed Oct 27, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GP300 2 channels to 16 channels
Replies: 14
Views: 1768

as far as I have tried, there are two types of gp300. test procedure is: remove the channel stop or lift the knob a bit. having two channels programmed inside a two channel radio if you rotate the knob and get channels 1,2,1,2,1,2... you have a radio that can be converted. if you get 1,2,2,2,2,2... ...
by doi
Mon Oct 25, 2004 12:13 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ptx1200 / gp1200 what's the difference?
Replies: 2
Views: 218

danke schoen
by doi
Sun Oct 24, 2004 10:11 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ptx1200 / gp1200 what's the difference?
Replies: 2
Views: 218

ptx1200 / gp1200 what's the difference?

as above, what's the difference?
do they use maybe different software?
can the ptx1200 be flashed into a mt2100?

thanks
by doi
Sat Oct 16, 2004 9:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: where to start???
Replies: 33
Views: 1798

anyway the radio was not designed for operation at 12vdc so don't try it again. in my experience i can say you were quite fortunate the caps didn't blow when you put 12v on the radio directly. it is normal that the hissing cuts in/out when you press the squelch button. it is only a sign that the bat...
by doi
Mon Oct 11, 2004 4:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: where to start???
Replies: 33
Views: 1798

ps cant anyone tell me how to get the rss working in dos?, that would be an achievment for me on its own .... cheers.. what do you mean getting it working in dos? did you launch the program and it did not work? you don't know how to start your computer in dos? your problem is most likely covered he...
by doi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 8:59 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: motorola HTX - what is it?
Replies: 2
Views: 377

i have eventually used the search feature of this board (grin) and found out that it programs with the cp1000/htx software if it is conventional.

now another question: how do i tell if it is conventional or trunk?
and if it is trunk what do i use to program it?


anything....
by doi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 8:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: motorola HTX - what is it?
Replies: 2
Views: 377

motorola HTX - what is it?

I have never seen one or heard of until the other day. so does anyone know what it is? apparently it is trunk, but can it do conventional? what RSS does it use? this one comes from germany the HTX III was used apparently in norway or sweden. it programs with a program called nurse, but mine is plain...
by doi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: where to start???
Replies: 33
Views: 1798

station house is right, there are two kinds of gp300 in europe: a normal one and a select5 one. look up your model number and you'll find out which type it is.

Moderated:::

otherwise, good luck!
by doi
Sun Sep 05, 2004 1:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Mobile BDA antenna spacing
Replies: 5
Views: 337

if it's the same band I have heard of installing one of the antennas UNDER the vehicle... never seen one though
by doi
Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: gm1200/mc2100 schematic needed
Replies: 0
Views: 282

gm1200/mc2100 schematic needed

if you have the above please share with me.

by the way my e-mail is doi(at)offline(dot)ro

thanks
by doi
Thu Aug 26, 2004 11:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: A dumb newbie question about the MDT9100-10
Replies: 17
Views: 2006

there might be only one little problem if you want to reprogram a prom: PROM stands for Programmable Read Only Memory. so it's not eraseable aka you can not REload it. hence you will most likely have to buy a new prom and program it for your terminal. and every time you want to change params you wil...
by doi
Tue Aug 24, 2004 7:30 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: mcmicro service manual/schematic needed
Replies: 0
Views: 153

mcmicro service manual/schematic needed

if anyone has the schematic of the mcmicro, I'd love to have it!!

thanks!!!
by doi
Mon Aug 23, 2004 5:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: FSK Data Modulation and Demodulation
Replies: 11
Views: 2272

What method did you use to buy them? well, I live in Romania so it was rather complicated to purchase the ic's. anyway I don't think this would apply to you - if you live in a more developed country it should be fairly straightforward, you should have a local sales rep. or something. if you contact...
by doi
Fri Aug 20, 2004 11:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: FSK Data Modulation and Demodulation
Replies: 11
Views: 2272

all i used was the schematic provided in the datasheet: http://www.cmlmicro.com/techregister/log.asp?fname=/products/datasheets/Docs/cmx469ad.pdf this circuit is only a very simple (only on the outside) TTL to FSK converter. so it has no brains by itself. YOU will have to provide all the 'thinking' ...
by doi
Thu Aug 19, 2004 10:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: FSK Data Modulation and Demodulation
Replies: 11
Views: 2272

if you're skilled in homebrewing you might just as well try to build a modem using a cmx469 from CMLMICRO. i'm in the process of doing this myself and it works so far. it is quite straghtforward, no adjustments needed. i only tried 1200 baud but the modem can do up to 4800 baud. for the rest... as i...
by doi
Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Dual level Priority
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Syntor X9000's do too. I think even the GM300 does. Not sure about the Maxtrac. the gm/gp300 don't have it You must have a different GM 300 version than I do, because dual level priority very much works quite well on mine. I just tested it after seeing your post. As for the GP 300, I have not seen ...
by doi
Mon Aug 16, 2004 9:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Dual level Priority
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Jack wrote:Syntor X9000's do too. I think even the GM300 does. Not sure about the Maxtrac.

the gm/gp300 don't have it
by doi
Mon Aug 16, 2004 2:54 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Db enclosure at 13,130 feet, Lake County Colorado
Replies: 13
Views: 965

I really love a sight as such... a real pleasure!!!

just couldn't help saying it.
by doi
Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: choosing N connectors
Replies: 4
Views: 541

around here basically all GSM installs are made with the friction fit type. I don't know of any real complaints so far.
by doi
Mon Aug 09, 2004 5:07 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GP300 scan
Replies: 3
Views: 351

normally that shouldn't be a problem... in a gp300 I have I programmed 3 scan channels with just as many lists. in my rss scanlists are created automatically when i set the mode as scan instead of conventional which is default. if it doesn't behave like that.... don't really know!
by doi
Mon Aug 09, 2004 2:57 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Newbie Repeater Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 903

doi wrote:just my 2 cents... maybe I'm wrong


and so I was...
by doi
Thu Aug 05, 2004 12:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GM1200E display backlight question
Replies: 4
Views: 576

i had a gm1200 and all i had to do was to program in the trunk personality the radio had how i wanted it to behave and it was "copied" to conventional. perhaps you have more than one trunk personality. try deleting them until you have only one, then set the backlight... or maybe set the backlight th...
by doi
Wed Aug 04, 2004 11:54 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Newbie Repeater Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 903

a repeater with an indoor antenna... hmmm.... sounds interesting..... :-? really if you're going to put an indoor antenna on the repeater you should better think twice if you really need that repeater. anyway - for the funny part - it would be nice to see a four channel repeater all together with ra...
by doi
Wed Jul 14, 2004 5:31 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: FAIL 01/90 in old GM1200
Replies: 4
Views: 786

don't worry if it shows fail 01/90. it doesn't matter.

just finish the upgrading procedure and you'll have a mc2100
by doi
Sun Jul 11, 2004 6:57 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

well, transforming a radio from a gm1200 to a mc2100 involves actually a rewrite of the flash program memory of the processor not only the codeplug area. I would go back but I don't know how to flash a mc2100 back into a gm1200. so now even if I have the original codeplug and i program it into the r...
by doi
Sun Jul 11, 2004 1:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

original was the kind with a 2 line display and full keypad UHF


EKLB: I do have the original codeplug but I don't really see where it fits here.... please help me.
by doi
Sat Jul 10, 2004 5:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

today I upgraded again the radio(reflashed) to find out it had no effect whatsoever

I'm beginning to feel that I would have been better off with just 10 channels but clean receive....
by doi
Fri Jul 09, 2004 12:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

nope, codeplug was created with DOS RSS and programmed with MTSXLAB. I thought too this could be a matter of tuning and I retuned the radio as far as I could. only thing that I could not tune (no service monitor - and don't really know how to do without) was the TX deviation balance. don't know if i...
by doi
Fri Jul 09, 2004 10:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: JEDI 2 OR 3 BATTERY TERMINALS
Replies: 15
Views: 1078

I read it here

http://www.batlabs.com/gp900.html
under the chapter intrinsically safe radios

maybe I didn't understand it well. otherwise if they lie I lie too.
by doi
Fri Jul 09, 2004 10:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

I have written down the values before this and input them afterwards. and trust me the radio is not off frequency by more than a few hundred Hz perhaps. indeed if the transmitting radio is spot on my radio's frequency the tone does not appear. I have tried tuning up/down but it seems the thing is ve...
by doi
Fri Jul 09, 2004 9:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

one more thing: during upgrade the radio showed on screen FAIL 01/90. anything to do with this?
by doi
Fri Jul 09, 2004 9:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 1136

strange thing after gm1200-->mc2100 conversion

well, one day I bought a used gm1200 for a good price. all was OK, programmed the radio, worked great 'till I decided I needed more channels. so I flashed the radio into a mc2100. nothing wrong so far. radio programmed fine, TX, RX all ok with one minor exception: when somebody else transmits i hear...
by doi
Fri Jul 09, 2004 9:17 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: JEDI 2 OR 3 BATTERY TERMINALS
Replies: 15
Views: 1078

the third pin is used in intrinsically safe radios to supply a separate current limited voltage to the rx only part of the radio. maybe they thought it would be cheaper simply not to put the pin in the radios that don't use it.
by doi
Mon Apr 12, 2004 9:59 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: gm300 reading problem
Replies: 3
Views: 308

if the radio was opened look at the microphone conenctor. there might be something as a bad contact etc.
by doi
Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:55 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: URGENT question
Replies: 3
Views: 392

yep, they do

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