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by W4KRR
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS2500 Zone Channel Assignment issue
Replies: 3
Views: 884

Re: XTS2500 Zone Channel Assignment issue

OCSD117 wrote:If it is an FPP zone you cant delete it i believe.


Yes; I now see that you can edit, but not delete, channels in a zone that's been designated as an FPP zone.
by W4KRR
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS2500 Zone Channel Assignment issue
Replies: 3
Views: 884

XTS2500 Zone Channel Assignment issue

ASTRO 25 Portable CPS R20.01.00. Under "Zone Channel Assignment" there is the "Channels" tab that lists all the channels in that zone. However all the X and + icons to add or delete records are grayed out. I cannot select a record and delete it from a zone. I can understand not b...
by W4KRR
Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:55 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Heliflex antenna # 8505816K22 vs. K01
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Re: Heliflex antenna # 8505816K22 vs. K01

Good info, thanks. I would assume the lower split antenna would be the longest; the 6.5 inch as opposed to the 6.0 inch. Could be a mis-mark like you said.
by W4KRR
Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Heliflex antenna # 8505816K22 vs. K01
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Heliflex antenna # 8505816K22 vs. K01

Does anyone know the difference, if any, between the Motorola Heliflex antenna, part number 8505816K 22 and the part number 8505816K 01 ? Both fit the MT1000, Saber, etc. and both are for the 136 to 150 MHz (yellow threads) range. The only physical difference is that the 'K22 is about 1/2 inch longe...
by W4KRR
Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 LB antenna adapter
Replies: 9
Views: 669

Re: MT1000 LB antenna adapter

n3chu wrote:Thanks Ken for the reply, any chance that might be the "RF Connection" in Gaithersburgh, Md ?.. and isnt it a MX to BNC?


That's not where mine came from, but I believe it is indeed referred to as a "MX to BNC female" adapter.
by W4KRR
Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:07 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 LB antenna adapter
Replies: 9
Views: 669

Re: MT1000 LB antenna adapter

Yes, there is a stud to BNC adapter that will fit the MT1000, because I have one. It isn't from Motorola; I found it on eBay. Can't remember exactly, but it came from a seller that sells all kinds of RF connectors and adapters.
by W4KRR
Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: is low band dying off?
Replies: 20
Views: 2904

Re: is low band dying off?

Florida has had a Statewide 50 MHZ system for decades. Back in '96 I was visiting a friend @ Quality Communications in Ft. Lauderdale, & they were installing new Midland 50 MHZ radios in State cars. I have often wondered if that system was hung out to dry when the Open Sky system came to be. Th...
by W4KRR
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: is low band dying off?
Replies: 20
Views: 2904

Re: is low band dying off?

The State of Florida has recently installed a statewide VHF low band repeater system for the Department of Transportation. I'm told it's a multicast type system. Each site uses a different output in the 47.xx MHz range, with a common input frequency in the 45.xx MHz range. Each of the seven district...
by W4KRR
Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 99 to 16?
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: MT1000 99 to 16?

Is this why you never see a 16 channel low band MT1000? They're usually 6 channel or 99 channel; I have never seen a 16 channel low band, nor have I seen a 6 channel high or UHF band.
by W4KRR
Tue Nov 30, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 low TX audio
Replies: 1
Views: 430

MT1000 low TX audio

I have some UHF MT1000's I use for 440MHz band amateur repeater use. When I transmit, I get reports that my audio sounds low, like I'm talking too far away from the microphone, or that the deviation is off. Could this be a deviation issue, and is there a way to adjust this in the software? Any other...
by W4KRR
Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:02 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Colored MTS2000 Cases?
Replies: 20
Views: 2867

Re: Colored MTS2000 Cases?

I saw a guy with a clear MTS2000 at a computer show years ago. Either of you guys ever been to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida?
by W4KRR
Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Low Band HT1250/750
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: Low Band HT1250/750

Yes, the HT1250 is available in VHF low band in two overlapping splits; 29.7 to 40, or 35 to 50 Mhz. I believe I have read that they cannot go up into the six meter band.
by W4KRR
Fri May 07, 2010 7:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MTVA Mounting Bracket part#
Replies: 0
Views: 505

MTVA Mounting Bracket part#

I'm looking for the part number for the mobile mounting bracket for the NTN5612A MTVA.

Thanks!
by W4KRR
Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:57 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 parts
Replies: 1
Views: 1083

MT1000 parts

Anyone know of a source/dealer selling these MT1000 parts?
Volume knob, part no. 0105951N79
Dust cover, part no. 0102706J99
Screw, captive, part no. 0305103S01

I did fine a source for the volume knob, but they wanted like ten dollars each! :o

Thanks!
by W4KRR
Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 UHF whip part number
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: MT1000 UHF whip part number

Thanks for the help guys!
by W4KRR
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 UHF whip part number
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: MT1000 UHF whip part number

Thanks for the reply, otaku.

Update:

I think I may have found the original part number: 8505247K06. I think. In my searches the part number sometimes gets changed. Can anyone verify?

Thanks again.
by W4KRR
Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 UHF whip part number
Replies: 5
Views: 323

MT1000 UHF whip part number

I'm looking for the Motorola part number for the UHF whip antenna that is normally used on the MT1000 (MX connector). I have Googled the hell out of this, and can only find the loaded helical stubby types. (For some reason, Google thinks MT1000 and HT1000 are the same thing!)

Thanks in advance!
by W4KRR
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 FPP Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1535

Re: XTS2500 FPP Questions

Okay, thanks Tom!
by W4KRR
Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 FPP Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1535

XTS2500 FPP Questions

With regard to the XTS2500 and using the Front Panel Programming: 1. How do you make a space when creating an alpha tag or channel name? 2. Can you program a channel for RX only using FPP? I know that on the JT1000, you just enter a zero for the TX frequency, but this doesn't work on the '2500. 3. C...
by W4KRR
Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 part question
Replies: 5
Views: 523

Re: XTS2500 part question

Mfire39 wrote:4385665D01-Marc


Thanks!
by W4KRR
Fri Jan 29, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 part question
Replies: 5
Views: 523

Re: XTS2500 part question

escomm wrote:Just a piece of plastic, makes the mic look flush with the radio, doesn't affect operation at all


Just cosmetic, that's good. Do you happen to have a part number for it?
by W4KRR
Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 part question
Replies: 5
Views: 523

XTS2500 part question

On page 22 of the .pdf version of the XTS2500 Model III User's Guide, there's a part they refer to as a "Remote Speaker Microphone Adapter". What is the Motorola part number for this part? Neither of my '2500's have it, and I can attach a speaker mic without it; so what's it for?

TIA.
by W4KRR
Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Jedi Missing Pixels FSB *extended* DIY Working Fix Inside
Replies: 52
Views: 36794

Re: Jedi Missing Pixels FSB *extended*

Now that this FSB has expired, will they still fix the issue, and what will it cost?

Thanks.
by W4KRR
Thu Apr 23, 2009 12:52 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 scan questions
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: MT1000 scan questions

I have selected, "Priority PL" and I'm wondering if all the scanned channels are checked for the proper PL before the radio unmutes.
by W4KRR
Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 scan questions
Replies: 3
Views: 340

MT1000 scan questions

I have a 99 channel MT1000 low band "A" model. Despite searching and reading some old posts on the subject of scanning on the MT1000, I'm still a bit confused. What is the difference between each of the scan option choices, particularly "Priority PL" and "Non Priority PL&quo...
by W4KRR
Sat Mar 14, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Moving the MT1000 to 6 meters
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: Moving the MT1000 to 6 meters

mike m wrote:Do you want any particular 6 meter and low band frequencies in the codeplug ?


How about 52.525 in Ch. 6?

Thanks.
by W4KRR
Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Moving the MT1000 to 6 meters
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: Moving the MT1000 to 6 meters

I just made up a codeplug with some 42MHz and 50-54 MHz frequencies but as my earlier post mentions I don't have a high split radio to work with. All I have is a mid split that was converted to 10 FM but I won't go into the 10 meter radio now as that's info for another article when I find the time....
by W4KRR
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Moving the MT1000 to 6 meters
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Moving the MT1000 to 6 meters

By doing the modification listed here: http://www.repeater-builder.com/motorola/genesis/mt1000-6m.html How will this affect the lower band limit? Will 42-50MHz become 45-53, or 46-54, or will the lower limit be unaffected? I'd like to be able to program 52.525 plus keep the ability to program 45.xx ...
by W4KRR
Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT1000 - split DPL tones?
Replies: 1
Views: 187

MT1000 - split DPL tones?

Can the MT1000 do split DPL codes, i.e., a different DPL code on the transmit and receive frequencies on the same channel? I know it will do split PL, but I'm thinking it won't do split DPL.
by W4KRR
Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: xtva screws size or part number
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: xtva screws size or part number

Tom, i've been doing just that here in my shop to no avail. I've been trying to avoid what you mentioned, but it would likely work. Jay, if it isn't too late, try 10-32 machine screws, 3/4 inch long. This is what I used, and they were the closest thing I could find. I just hope they aren't metric!
by W4KRR
Sat Feb 21, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTVA microphone compatability
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: XTVA microphone compatability

Sounds good, DC! While we're speaking about screws, do you (or anyone else) know what the proper screw size is for the two bracket mounting holes on the side of the XTVA are? I ended up using 10-32 by 5/8 inch long, but they seem a bit loose, are they metric threads? The 10-32 was the only suitable ...
by W4KRR
Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTVA microphone compatability
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: XTVA microphone compatability

This probably doesn't apply to your intended application, but there is one more way to mount an XTVA. If you have a Troy console, you can use FP-NTN8560E to mount an XTVA inside it, no trunnion required. Yeah, but I do have a Havis-Shield console, and the XTVA is mounted on the side of it using a h...
by W4KRR
Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTVA microphone compatability
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: XTVA microphone compatability

I finally received my XTVA, and I can now answer the question I originally asked. Yes, the Motorola compact palm mic, part number HMN1056D, does work with the XTVA. In fact, the amplified speaker sold with the MTVA (HT/JT1000) will also work with the XTVA. And no, there's no holes going through the ...
by W4KRR
Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTVA microphone compatability
Replies: 5
Views: 474

XTVA microphone compatability

I have the Motorola NTN1606E XTVA holder. The recommended palm microphone is HMN4069E. I was wondering if the "compact" palm mic, part number HMN1056D would work with this (I already have this one). Also, is there any way to secure the XTVA to a flat surface without using the mounting trun...
by W4KRR
Wed Mar 05, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon
Replies: 11
Views: 2066

Re: Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon

Todd, this sounds like the exact issue I'm having. My firmware version is 07.09.02.00. I will try the battery contact cover thingy. Thanks for the help!
by W4KRR
Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon
Replies: 11
Views: 2066

Re: Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon

The Smart Low Battery Alert option doesn't appear in the options for the '3000.
by W4KRR
Tue Mar 04, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon
Replies: 11
Views: 2066

Re: Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon

I'll have to look into that, Tom. I never heard of that item before. I was thinking maybe the Impres batteries I have are not high enough capacity to work well with the UHF models, maybe an upgraded Impres battery might yield better results? Meanwhile, if anyone can pinpoint the radio wide setting.....
by W4KRR
Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon
Replies: 11
Views: 2066

Impres battery issue-premature low battery icon

I have an Impres battery charger, model WPLN4114AR, v 3.40, and two Impres batteries, model HNN9031B. I use them on my XTS3000's (two UHF, one VHF). Issue: when I use one of the Impres batteries on my UHF XTS3000, the low battery icon will come on within a half hour of turning it on. It will continu...
by W4KRR
Sun Dec 23, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

Re: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E

Yes, and that is exactly why I started this thread, because I discovered that using F7E as a receive only NAC code doesn't work. Someone else (above) says that the XTS3000 treats F7E just like any other NAC code. When I used F7E for the receive NAC code, the only way I was able to hear conversations...
by W4KRR
Sun Dec 23, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

Re: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E

Well, I'm not sure exactly what you mean, but yes, you can certainly program F7E as an NAC code. Two things I noticed: Even if you make the personality a receive-only personality, you can still program a TX NAC code. I don't know why. The second thing: If you attempt to program F7E as the TX NAC cod...
by W4KRR
Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

Re: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E

Hartley, so if I change the squelch setting to "Digital CSQ" it will then receive any P25 transmission regardless of what NAC code is present? At that point is won't matter what appears in the "Network ID, TX and RX" boxes?

Thanks!
by W4KRR
Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

Re: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E

Okay, so the NAC code F7E is indeed a "hear all" code, but the XTS3000 doesn't support it that way. I guess I will have to determine the codes using my PSR-500 scanner.

Thanks.
by W4KRR
Fri Dec 21, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 and NAC code F7E
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

XTS3000 and NAC code F7E

I have successfully programmed my XTS3000 for a few local P25 digital amateur band repeaters. So I decided to fill some of the extra channels with some P25 digital public safety conventional channels, receive only. I'm not always sure of the correct NAC codes, so I programmed the personality as rece...
by W4KRR
Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:12 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 scan list selection
Replies: 6
Views: 506

Re: XTS3000 scan list selection

Thanks for the help. I think I've got it. Some more experimentation will confirm it.
by W4KRR
Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 scan list selection
Replies: 6
Views: 506

Re: XTS3000 scan list selection

Thanks for the reply. I <think> I've got it, sort of. :o The first sentence in your response helped the most. I can select a personality's scan option to "none" and it will not be a member of any scan list, and will not be scanned, unless that channel is currently selected by the channel s...
by W4KRR
Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:33 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 scan list selection
Replies: 6
Views: 506

Re: XTS3000 scan list selection

You have it backwards. You pick what channels go in the scan list in the scan list configuration. You tell each personality what scan list to use when turn on scan with the scan tab in the conventional personality. Yes, on the "scan" tab you select what scan list to use. But doesn't this ...
by W4KRR
Sun Dec 16, 2007 5:09 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 scan list selection
Replies: 6
Views: 506

XTS3000 scan list selection

On the XTS3000, how do you choose a particular scan list to scan? When you use the channel selector knob, you are changing channels, not scan lists. This question pertains to conventional only, no trunking. Example: I have set up Zone Channel Assignment 1, which I call "A", with five ham f...
by W4KRR
Sat Dec 15, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 monitor button issue
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: XTS3000 monitor button issue

Yep, that was it, thanks for the help.
by W4KRR
Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:21 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS3000 monitor button issue
Replies: 2
Views: 296

XTS3000 monitor button issue

My VHF and UHF XTS3000's are set up so that the top side button (the purple one) is set for "monitor". When I press the button on the VHF radio, you hear the squelch noise and the speaker icon appears. However, on the UHF radio, pressing the monitor button makes the speaker icon appear, bu...
by W4KRR
Sat Feb 17, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: JT1000 Out of Band Programming
Replies: 18
Views: 1229

Thanks for your replies, John. I finally got it working. I can confirm that manually changing value 06C from 5C to 8E will change the value in the JT1000 Options screen to a high of 475.0. When I skipped this step and tried to manually change it, I kept getting "Value Out of Range, must be betw...

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