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by kmoose
Tue Jul 11, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Which is better? Solder w/ heatshrink or butt splices?
Replies: 22
Views: 4601

Rather than using solder and heatshrink, you might want to use Raychem solder splices. They are a bit more expensive, but if you want it done right, that is the way to go. The solder sleeve is a plastic "tube" with a ring of solder in the middle of it. You place one wire in each end, overlapping the...
by kmoose
Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:52 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Rib "wall mounted" power adapter....
Replies: 3
Views: 671

RESCUE161 wrote:Item Number. 0180357A57
POWER SUPPLY, WALL MOUNT
Unit of Measure: 1 EA

$24.25

Take the dash out.


Thanks, Scott. I never thought to remove the dash.
by kmoose
Thu Mar 09, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Rib "wall mounted" power adapter....
Replies: 3
Views: 671

Rib "wall mounted" power adapter....

Ok, I have a part number of 01-80357A57 for the wall mounted power cable for the HLN4008E RIB. However, that number does not come up on MOL. Does anyone know if this number has been changed to a HLNxxxx or SPAxxxx type part number? Thanks!
by kmoose
Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:43 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor V Amplified Charger *** CAUTION ***
Replies: 12
Views: 2392

tvsjr wrote:Maybe Kenwood will build a Minitor competitor one day...


The new Relm/BK branded radios (RP 3000/3600) have the equivalent of a Minitor pager built right into the radio.

Here is the link:

http://www.relm.com/spec_sheets/RP3000.pdf
by kmoose
Thu Feb 16, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Commscope Coax?
Replies: 8
Views: 1484

Just as an interest note, I worked at the main Commscope plant in Catawba NC. I worked on the large stuff, from .500 to 1". It had about 1mil square feet. It was a great place to work, til the layoff in 2001 :lol: :lol: :lol: I worked on the fire alarm in the same plant, in 2000 and 2001, and most ...
by kmoose
Mon Jan 23, 2006 4:09 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Price on NEW ht750?
Replies: 5
Views: 625

Re: Price on NEW ht750?

just recently ran across a new HT750 for $400 w/ batt, ant and charger in box never used or programmed. it is VHF 16 channel. was wondering if this is a good price. i have read so many bad things about the waris series thought i would see what anyone else thought about price and if it was worth it....
by kmoose
Fri Dec 30, 2005 4:12 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: My most recent installation
Replies: 0
Views: 1209

My most recent installation

Ok, I posted this over at the batlounge, too. So, if you saw it over there, I apologize if I am wasting your time here, as well. But, this is the last installation I worked on:

http://www.chinook-helicopter.com/histo ... kpit_d.jpg
by kmoose
Thu Dec 29, 2005 9:37 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: RULE CHANGE FOR THIS FORUM EFFECTIVE 1/1/2006
Replies: 56
Views: 22622

Ok guys - here's the deal. We are going to listen to you guys - i know - big shocker - but in talks with the other moderators and admins, we are in some serious discussions about restructuring some space to allow for this dicussion to potentialy continue. This isn't a yes it will, or a no it won't,...
by kmoose
Wed Dec 28, 2005 9:27 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: RULE CHANGE FOR THIS FORUM EFFECTIVE 1/1/2006
Replies: 56
Views: 22622

You guys don't get it do you... The entire point of these forums are to focus on Motorola Radios. And because of that there is an area to show off any install you have made with ANY equipment, or to ask a question about a particular installation relating to your 2 way radio equipment. It can be ask...
by kmoose
Fri Dec 23, 2005 8:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ref:Admin Banning policy !
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Tood and Alex, While I understand that you want people here to know what is going on, and keep rumors from running rampant, you don't have to explain yourselves to most of us. Those of us who do not try to take advantage of the rules trust you admins to do a good job. For those who don't? They can f...
by kmoose
Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Throat mics
Replies: 6
Views: 574

a.steggall wrote: http://www.airsoftextreme.com/main.html Boy, and we make fun of all the hamsexuals for being whacker-ish? Ya I know but it was the only place in the US that I could find it. :oops: Not you, Andy.......them! I don't know which is worse..... That someone would make a "documentary" o...
by kmoose
Thu Dec 22, 2005 3:48 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: How to blank a radio before selling it
Replies: 11
Views: 2813

You should be able to use this to blank it:

http://www.dewalt.com/us/products/tool_ ... uctID=6134
by kmoose
Thu Dec 22, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Throat mics
Replies: 6
Views: 574



Boy, and we make fun of all the hamsexuals for being whacker-ish?

;-)
by kmoose
Mon Dec 19, 2005 2:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT750 cloning
Replies: 4
Views: 1718

This is working great with the HT1250's but what about cloning an HT750? Are the cloning directions identical or is there something else to making the HT750 work? From the HT 750 Basic Service Manual.... 1. Turn source and target radios off. 2. Connect cloning cable to side connector of both radios...
by kmoose
Mon Nov 07, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 Chassis labels removed Why?
Replies: 7
Views: 714

If you have the capability to program them, or know someone who does: you could read the radio and get the serial number from the programmer. There are a couple of military bases in Jax. Naval Air Station Jacksonville, and Naval Station Mayport amongst them. I suppose it is even possible that they c...
by kmoose
Tue Oct 25, 2005 9:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 'Nick' Radios Being Recalled . . . BY MOTOROLA !
Replies: 718
Views: 123993

I prefer Juanita's. I think their food is better than the others, and the prices are pretty much all the same. I like Philipe's too, but when I'm downtown I usually seem to want to eat Mexican (insert bawdy joke here). 'JK Make your way up to Camarillo, or Oxnard, and get a cheesesteak from the Gre...
by kmoose
Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:44 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: /\/\ Sold their Infrastructure, Subscriber Depots & A.A.
Replies: 104
Views: 16623

I am not suporting buying another motorola system when were done with our present system, I feel strongly we should look elswhere.It really pisses me off the way M treats their employees, and the quality just isn't what it used to be. Mahalo, WH6. I have been saying, for some time now, that I hate ...
by kmoose
Fri Oct 21, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: preparing my budget
Replies: 13
Views: 782

That was directed at Wowbagger not you kmoose. Dan It's entirely your choice, Dan, but you might cut him a little slack. He does work for a company that makes damn good test equipment, and he should be proud of that. I would be, if I were him. And, it did look like you were kind of hammering away a...
by kmoose
Fri Oct 21, 2005 2:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: preparing my budget
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Dan562 wrote:Since you insist to push your opinions on me, Please be a gentlemen and move it off-line via my PM.

Eboe has expressed he's wants certain ideas or information for his next year's budget, not our rants!

Dan


Who? Me?
by kmoose
Fri Oct 21, 2005 1:48 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: preparing my budget
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Wowbagger, Where in eboe's Post does it state that he's going to be utilizing Smartnet or P25 ? You can go back and reread it several times but you won't find anything to satisfy your ASSumption. BTW, pull your head out your lower posterior before reading his post again.... yadda yadda yadda...... ...
by kmoose
Fri Oct 21, 2005 7:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: /\/\ Sold their Infrastructure, Subscriber Depots & A.A.
Replies: 104
Views: 16623

What a bunch of whining and complaining. No one has actual facts to post so just post a bunch of speculation. Our radio's have crossed the border for years without issue. We still have a 5-day turn around. Why not wait to see if maybe things might even improve in some ways. Alan, There is a growing...
by kmoose
Wed Oct 12, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: /\/\ Sold their Infrastructure, Subscriber Depots & A.A.
Replies: 104
Views: 16623

At one time, American industry was revered for our ability to take an idea, a concept to better our lives and mass produce it into our society. It was only a side effect that the maker made a profit. His drive was to better his community and to make life more productive. While I am no way sticking ...
by kmoose
Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: /\/\ Sold their Infrastructure, Subscriber Depots & A.A.
Replies: 104
Views: 16623

Re: What happened to "Buy American"?

"Oh, It broke? It'll cost more to repair than it will to buy a new one. Throw it out." I think this is nothing more than a function of the pace of technological advancement. As ICs become smaller and more powerful, the tools and techniques needed to troubelshoot and repair the equipment takes a whi...
by kmoose
Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:41 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Suggestions on how to purchase CPS
Replies: 23
Views: 2171

Re: Trenton NJ

I have contacted Motorola about purchasing CPS for my own HT1550 and CDM1550 as well as supporting the HT750's and HT1250's at my firehouse. They denied my request for a license to purchase. I have Mot shop in the township that has become unreliable in their programming of radios and pagers. Mot al...
by kmoose
Fri Aug 12, 2005 10:47 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Motorola antenna mounts
Replies: 2
Views: 751

Motorola antenna mounts

Pardon my ignorance, but I have to ask this question....

Does anyone know if the TAD6290 antenna sits on an NMO mount? In other words......if we wanted to switch antenna elements, could we just buy elements designed for NMO mounts, and slap them on?
by kmoose
Mon May 09, 2005 7:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 Scan problem
Replies: 3
Views: 412

kato, I don't know if it is normal operation or not, but I have noticed that HT1000s seem to lose some sensitivity when scanning. I have seen this, time and time again, on our service monitor here. I'm no HT 1000 guru, but I think it is normal to lose a small amount of sensitivity when scanning. Per...
by kmoose
Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Codenames of Motorola Radios
Replies: 70
Views: 22202

Don't forget the "Steath" series, such as the FPP Railroad Spectra?
by kmoose
Tue Apr 05, 2005 10:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 'Nick' Radios Being Recalled . . . BY MOTOROLA !
Replies: 718
Views: 123993

Are we still beating this dead horse?
by kmoose
Thu Mar 31, 2005 2:49 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Need to beg/borrow/steal a special crimping tool... Haaalp!
Replies: 22
Views: 3353

The way i look at it, if i ruin a few contacts its a lot cheaper than buying a tool specifically for the job, and then having said tool rest in my tool box for another year or so before being resurrected for something else. kb, I hear what you are saying, but.............*gets out his "Monty box" a...
by kmoose
Thu Mar 31, 2005 11:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Looking for recomendations for new service monitor
Replies: 15
Views: 800

Any minute now, Cowthief will come in and give us all the entire history of IFR/Aeroflex, to include all the "black projects" that they perform for the Federal Government. He will also tell us about how the San Antonio radio system is screwed up, because they did not listen to him, when he told them...
by kmoose
Thu Mar 31, 2005 9:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Looking for recomendations for new service monitor
Replies: 15
Views: 800

Ahem. That's "Aeroflex" models. ;) Ahem. It says " IFR 2975" on mine. ;) I am biased, as well, but not in the same way. We have been using IFR products for years, and I wouldn't recommend anyone but them. Based on our experience, that is. (1000S, 1500, 2975, ATC-600, ATC-601, NAV-401L)
by kmoose
Tue Mar 29, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What radios should replace MCS and MT
Replies: 9
Views: 712

If they are conventional VHF/UHF, and you have to replace 500, I would look into these:

http://www.relm.com/sections/relm_unide ... 000web.pdf
by kmoose
Fri Mar 18, 2005 2:10 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT750 Battery/Charging problem
Replies: 13
Views: 1361

Ray,

You don't have the radio turned on while charging the battery do you? The radio shouldn't cause the battery not to charge, theoretically speaking.
by kmoose
Thu Mar 17, 2005 9:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 'Nick' Radios Being Recalled . . . BY MOTOROLA !
Replies: 718
Views: 123993

*chuckles* Thanks, xmo. I haven't seen anything that funny around here, since the whole 60Hz non-standard PL on a repeater. ;)
by kmoose
Tue Mar 15, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 aftermarket cable
Replies: 6
Views: 418

*dons his Monty mask and makes a sign of the cross* Many here will tell you that they cannot stress enough, the importance of the RIB and cable connections. If there is any way you can squeeze some more blood out of that turnip, I suggest that you look at buying the OEM RIB and cable. Taking chances...
by kmoose
Mon Mar 14, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: serial #
Replies: 1
Views: 359

by kmoose
Fri Mar 11, 2005 11:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 'Nick' Radios Being Recalled . . . BY MOTOROLA !
Replies: 718
Views: 123993

alex wrote:There will be no more discussion about cowtheif in this thread. Thanks.


If you want the ranks to follow this, you better gag him. It's just too darn easy.........see above post as proof.
by kmoose
Fri Mar 04, 2005 11:17 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New 2975 firmware available
Replies: 21
Views: 1927

In the duplex screen, we are back to an old bug. If you are using lists in the duplex screen, and you change the "setup" (channel) #, the receive side of the screen changes to the frequency that you have stored in the list, but the generate side does not. No, you have to set the generate side to LI...
by kmoose
Fri Mar 04, 2005 9:28 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New 2975 firmware available
Replies: 21
Views: 1927

Just got my 2975 back from being calibrated at IFR. It has Ver. 1.9.1 in it. In the duplex screen, we are back to an old bug. If you are using lists in the duplex screen, and you change the "setup" (channel) #, the receive side of the screen changes to the frequency that you have stored in the list,...
by kmoose
Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ht 1000 codeplug version
Replies: 6
Views: 530

thank you just what i was looking for. guess version 2.00 won't let me select that feature as both these D model's are that version but thank's again for that info Roger The Rev. 2.06 only applies to the "B" model. At least, that is how I read it, in the manual. Any revision of "D" model radio shou...
by kmoose
Thu Mar 03, 2005 9:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ht 1000 codeplug version
Replies: 6
Views: 530

F4, F3, F8, F2...............Scan Configuration. Enable the Active Channel Tone. This tone will only work on "B" model radios with firmware version 2.06, and later. (meaning it will work on all "C" and "D" models).
by kmoose
Mon Feb 28, 2005 2:38 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Part number....
Replies: 5
Views: 444

Eh..............Vic beat me to it!
by kmoose
Mon Feb 28, 2005 2:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: M120 2ch UHF solder melting on finals???
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Super Glue? ;) True story...........we had a helicopter mechanic who had to replace a connector with a shielded wire in it. After he replaced the connector, the system still did not work. So, we sent an actual electrician out to look at it. Turns out, when the guy terminated the shield, instead of u...
by kmoose
Mon Feb 28, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Radio Engraving, Most Common Method?
Replies: 15
Views: 1948

Re: engraving

Just a side comment, in case it matters to you. /\/\otorola has said that if you engrave an intrinsically safe radio, the IS certification is void! When I asked them about "their" rental units having been engraved, they said (exact quote) "we had them recertified after the engraving". Yeah, sure. W...
by kmoose
Mon Feb 28, 2005 7:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Radio Engraving, Most Common Method?
Replies: 15
Views: 1948

Re: Engraving radios...

Tom in D.C. wrote:And don't ever forget that God has a special place in Hell for people who do freehand engraving on radio cases and frames.


One more bullet for my "resume", I guess. ;)
by kmoose
Wed Feb 23, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 'Nick' Radios Being Recalled . . . BY MOTOROLA !
Replies: 718
Views: 123993

Re: Just me $0.02

it seems from reading that this entire thing is about parts built radios. so how many times does a radio have to get sent in before it's deemed illigal? If I send in a radio and it gets re cased. the next time I send it in it gets a new receiever, and a few repairs later there are no original parts...
by kmoose
Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 'Nick' Radios Being Recalled . . . BY MOTOROLA !
Replies: 718
Views: 123993

Re: Automobiles.

Hello. In the case of automobiles, there are cars and trucks, usually the "concept car", that are produced, and then broken into little parts by the shredder. As cars go, ALL of the current cars are sent in for testing. The prototypes are crash tested, safety tasted, failure tested, and tested agai...
by kmoose
Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Relm, Kenwood, Vertex, anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 945

WalMart sells two sided tape.... Yes, they do. Hell, I have two sided tape here. However.........my labor costs the company way too much, for me to be spending time cutting the tape to match the pattern on the top of the radio. The point is: Motorola is trying to force everyone to utilize their dep...
by kmoose
Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Relm, Kenwood, Vertex, anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 945

WalMart sells two sided tape.... Yes, they do. Hell, I have two sided tape here. However.........my labor costs the company way too much, for me to be spending time cutting the tape to match the pattern on the top of the radio. The point is: Motorola is trying to force everyone to utilize their dep...

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