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by turtle9832
Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX6500's speaker interferes with VHF CM300
Replies: 2
Views: 912

Re: APX6500's speaker interferes with VHF CM300

the VHF is mostly receiving on 155.47500.

i will get a video

Thanks!
by turtle9832
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX6500's speaker interferes with VHF CM300
Replies: 2
Views: 912

APX6500's speaker interferes with VHF CM300

I have an APX6500 that is a remote mount dual O5 head 700mhz. The O5 head is installed in a Tahoe center console next to a UHF PM400 and a VHF CM300. The 05 head's speaker is at the back of the console on the floor pointed up toward the ceiling. Until recently, the CM300 was rarely if ever used. Now...
by turtle9832
Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar to Astro Tac Pinouts
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Re: Quantar to Astro Tac Pinouts

you got the manual?

If not, PM your email to me and ill send it over.

Do you have your links set up?

Where are you located?
by turtle9832
Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: GR1225 No Repeat in Out of Band?
Replies: 8
Views: 1277

Re: GR1225 No Repeat in Out of Band?

I was given a coordinated Amateur Freq Split of 442/447. The GR1225 has a band split of 450-470 when I use the shift key method to program the low freq every thing is OK except it will not Repeat. Is there a known work around? So it accepts the freqs when using the shift method. You say it will not...
by turtle9832
Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Communications.Support site?
Replies: 41
Views: 6387

Re: Communications.Support site?

We really need to get the software updated here. Whatever CS was running was a lot more flexible and user friendly than this... Anyone else agree? Yes. agreed vbulletin or xenforo xenforo is pretty flexible One final comment. EVERYONE here, or that comes here, should respect the ground rules and or...
by turtle9832
Fri May 06, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR 2000 Lock up
Replies: 4
Views: 819

Re: MTR 2000 Lock up

Hey man, sorry. lock up may mean one thing to one person and something different to another (especially to me when you mentioned swapping out the UPS). We had issues along the same line as you are having with three MTR2000's. In one case, a firmware upgrade was the solution. On the two others, we bu...
by turtle9832
Thu May 05, 2016 4:38 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR 2000 Lock up
Replies: 4
Views: 819

Re: MTR 2000 Lock up

What do you mean lock? Shuts down and then wont boot? Continous boot? Is there a wireline? Did the good station lock up after plugged into the wireline at the site? Does the known good station work after being removed?

Need more info.
by turtle9832
Wed May 04, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Interesting Old Motorola Message Repeater
Replies: 8
Views: 1567

Re: Interesting Old Motorola Message Repeater

Nagra used to make similar recorders in the 60s. They were designed to put out a taped message over the police channels. They were placed in locations that were prone to robberies ect. When the clerk pulled the switch it instantly went out....decreased the response time going through the alarm comp...
by turtle9832
Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: slightly OT 2016 Explorer rear lift gate. JMR???
Replies: 1
Views: 2645

slightly OT 2016 Explorer rear lift gate. JMR???

We are deploying our first 2016 explorers. It appears, according to the manual, that you MUST flip the rear hatch button between the head liner courtesy lights in the cockpit in order to activate the rear hatch release. or use the key. Is there a way to tie rear hatch lock into the door locks button...
by turtle9832
Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX6500 ID display
Replies: 2
Views: 618

Re: APX6500 ID display

Thanks man
by turtle9832
Sun Aug 16, 2015 3:43 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX6500 ID display
Replies: 2
Views: 618

APX6500 ID display

Can an APX6500 with an O5 head display the talkgroup name AND the radio ID when receiving?

Thanks in advance

Mike
by turtle9832
Thu Jul 09, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GM350
Replies: 1
Views: 540

Re: GM350

Internal speaker disconnected?

Did you just get acquire them?

Or did both of them suddenly stop...
by turtle9832
Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MCC 7500 Operator training materials?
Replies: 4
Views: 1084

Re: MCC 7500 Operator training materials?

D119

PM sent
by turtle9832
Sat Jun 06, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MCC 7500 Operator training materials?
Replies: 4
Views: 1084

Re: MCC 7500 Operator training materials?

we have a physical flip book and then some home made how to word docs on patching call alerting etc...

would you like those?

Mike
by turtle9832
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 chirping
Replies: 1
Views: 619

Re: HT1000 chirping

is the battery good? Is it fully charged?

Could channel 1 be set for 5W tx and the other channels be set to 1W tx ????
by turtle9832
Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: GR1225 Repeater not re-transmitting. . . .
Replies: 20
Views: 2397

Re: GR1225 Repeater not re-transmitting. . . .

he's halfway home with regards to being able to read the radio. I told him to read the radio and report back to the thread.

Mike
by turtle9832
Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: GR1225 Repeater not re-transmitting. . . .
Replies: 20
Views: 2397

Re: GR1225 Repeater not re-transmitting. . . .

d119, I was trying to help him with software issues, get him to read it, then look the codeplug over. I tried to point him to communications.support (but it didn't work out for him) I was thinking what Will was thinking. I didn't think of the tot set to 1 sec. No disrespect to the house here, just w...
by turtle9832
Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Interfaceing an MCS2000 Model III with an ITA2000A
Replies: 2
Views: 717

Re: Interfaceing an MCS2000 Model III with an ITA2000A

As jackkacket stated, The MCS2000 itself does not do channel steering. the ITA2000 can only remotely key the MCS2000. If you look at page 19 of the ITA2000 book at the top (I looked at both revision 43004-010C and 43004-010H), it specifically states pins 1, 5, 8, 9, and 15 can only be made if the ra...
by turtle9832
Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Any mod to push the 800MHz XTS's past 3W???
Replies: 14
Views: 1163

Re: Any mod to push the 800MHz XTS's past 3W???

RSM or PSM?

Vast majority use RSM in our area for your application.

I believe you could do a PSM which would bring your antenna up higher when in the car.
by turtle9832
Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Clicking on Transmission
Replies: 43
Views: 3473

Re: Clicking on Transmission

If the symptom goes away when the radio is that close, I think it may be important for you to tell us about the antenna, cabling, duplexer (if there is one).
by turtle9832
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Clicking on Transmission
Replies: 43
Views: 3473

Re: Clicking on Transmission

My apologies, when you referred to subscribers and signal strength, I was thinking in another direction. I also didn't see the other topic.
by turtle9832
Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Clicking on Transmission
Replies: 43
Views: 3473

Re: Clicking on Transmission

I'm stuck on the, "random" part of the OP. Are there remote receivers? Or is it just a repeater station?

Also, can you elaborate on, "re-tune?" Was the station just switched from PL to DPL in the RSS?

What kind of station is it?
by turtle9832
Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:16 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: RIB to radio cable left on question
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: RIB to radio cable left on question

thanks people
by turtle9832
Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: RIB to radio cable left on question
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

RIB to radio cable left on question

I have a person new to ham who purchased an astro spectra W3. He installed it in a new Explorer. He removed the spare tire and mounted the drawer where the tire was. He then replaced the cargo floor and mounted a custom cargo area drawer organizer on top of the cargo floor. This eliminated easy acce...
by turtle9832
Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Mars at P25.ca
Replies: 9
Views: 1847

Re: Mars at P25.ca

im sure he will be even happier with you when the bots get his email address here
by turtle9832
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2014 inteceptor utility kill switch
Replies: 5
Views: 2227

Re: 2014 inteceptor utility kill switch

Our outfitter delivered the first Explorer with the module installed.

I must say that it works very nice.

You get feedback from the message center and installed indicator light.

We have it set to disable at 20 mph.

I have the install manual should anyone want it. Please PM for it. re
by turtle9832
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Ht1000 external ptt not working after programming
Replies: 7
Views: 1325

Re: Ht1000 external ptt not working after programming

Settle down. don't take it personal. We have operators who have used the head set you mention on HT1000 and XTS2500 models. I myself have not used them. Based on the symptoms you describe, I would suspect the plunge mayber. But you say you get audio on the radio and headset at the same time. That's ...
by turtle9832
Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Off topic X10DR
Replies: 5
Views: 1108

Re: Off topic X10DR

Answers are much appreciated.

Would you be willing to share what you paid?
by turtle9832
Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Off topic X10DR
Replies: 5
Views: 1108

Re: Off topic X10DR

how does it interface with an APX mobile?

how do, "multiple users" use one mobile radio?

is the receive audio good?

is the transmit audio good?

im trying to get a demo to try for a command truck application.
by turtle9832
Sat Jul 26, 2014 1:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Off topic X10DR
Replies: 5
Views: 1108

Off topic X10DR

Has anyone here seen this in use or actually used one?


http://www.wirelesscorpltd.com/solution ... ific/x10dr
by turtle9832
Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:26 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX7000 call alert/paging volume
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

Re: APX7000 call alert/paging volume

Thank you SQUAD

RADIO PROFILES>>ALERT TONES>>MINIMUM ALERT TONE VOLUME
by turtle9832
Mon Jun 30, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: APX7000 call alert/paging volume
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

APX7000 call alert/paging volume

Is there a setting in CPS that will have the call alert/paging tones go off at a preset volume? We use call alert when an officer is not answering because he/she is napping, or his/her wide waist has turned the volume all the way down. When the radio is alerted/paged now, the display goes green and ...
by turtle9832
Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2014 inteceptor utility kill switch
Replies: 5
Views: 2227

Re: 2014 inteceptor utility kill switch

List price is $500.

We are installing these on some patrol explorers next month
by turtle9832
Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:15 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX6500 drops audio
Replies: 2
Views: 853

Re: APX6500 drops audio

what's the firmware?
what type of system?
We had the same symptoms when ours were in a version 9 something I believe and the radios were scanning.
I see your in Lombard. PM me. I'd like to meet a bat laber in the area.
by turtle9832
Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX8000
Replies: 21
Views: 6014

Re: APX8000

I would guess that the 8 in 8000 instead of a 7 for 7000 (over weight reporter with fat fingers?)was a typo based on the number of radios and the overall rpice delivered.
by turtle9832
Thu Apr 10, 2014 4:40 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTL5k O3 with Siren Box
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Re: XTL5k O3 with Siren Box

We had requests to run the lights, air horn, and siren from either O5 heads and O3 heads w/o DEK box.

After much monkeying, only came up with VIP plug to a 12V relay to trigger the air horn. In the end they found it more useful to have the feature linked to their garage door opener.
by turtle9832
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:47 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Which cable to program Astro [Spectra] W3?
Replies: 2
Views: 698

Re: Which cable to program Astro Saber W3?

http://batlabs.com/images/spechi.gif

looking at the radio, the DB25 plug on the right

RIB between the radio and PC of course
by turtle9832
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: PM400 voltage alarm
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Re: PM400 voltage alarm

I had this same problem on a pm400. The radio was working fine in a vehicle. The radio was moved to another vehicle. The installer incorrectly installed the rear accessory cable for ign sense. The radio then was having low output power on tx along with the low voltage alarm on tx. Radio was removed ...
by turtle9832
Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:42 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: GR1225 with FF on display
Replies: 16
Views: 2115

Re: GR1225 with FF on display

The fan on ours begins to run immediately when plugged in (with power on or power off).
by turtle9832
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MDC ID Decode Display Timeout
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: MDC ID Decode Display Timeout

MSS-DAVE helped me with our apx6500's this is what I did:

Radio Ergonomics>>ID Display>>PTT ID Display>>Dispatch and Scan

Set the End of Voice timer for how long you want the ID to show during scanning.
by turtle9832
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Commercial Series Region Hack
Replies: 68
Views: 37410

Re: Commercial Series Region Hack

im trying to get a pm400 to go down to 460.000 with 5.12

I changed the 7505 to 9090 in both places.

I save the changes and reopen the cps.

I put in the 460 frequency and tab to the PL setting and the frequency reverts back to 465.0000 automatically.

Any ideas?
by turtle9832
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: 1225 RSS 4.0 No Com Port
Replies: 6
Views: 980

Re: 1225 RSS 4.0 No Com Port

Whats between the computer and the repeater? RIB? Cable? I can say from experience that my home made cable and rib worked fine on 1225 mobiles. When I used the same set up on a gr1225, it did not work. I had to borrow an OEM Moto ribless cable and it worked to program the gr1225. I went ahead and bo...
by turtle9832
Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: GM950 RSS part number
Replies: 2
Views: 568

Re: GM950 RSS part number

Danka
by turtle9832
Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:43 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: GM950 RSS part number
Replies: 2
Views: 568

GM950 RSS part number

can anyone provide me with the part number to the RSS for a GM950?

I also need the part number for the HHCM.

I understand that this is a variation of the GM350, but I cant find the numbers.

Thanks in advance
by turtle9832
Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1250 Signaling?
Replies: 8
Views: 1297

Re: HT1250 Signaling?

very good
thank you
by turtle9832
Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX UHF/800 Antenna Question
Replies: 5
Views: 993

Re: APX UHF/800 Antenna Question

Is he using an RSM or a PSM?

We use a PSM and an HT1000 UHF stubby on the radio.

Radio works well in both bands.
by turtle9832
Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1250 Signaling?
Replies: 8
Views: 1297

Re: HT1250 Signaling?

Is the reason I can't get the call alert member #1 to work a firmware issue or operator error?
by turtle9832
Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1250 Signaling?
Replies: 8
Views: 1297

Re: HT1250 Signaling?

Call Alert Member #1, #2, & #3 (Programmable Buttons: Conventional & Trunking) DEFINITION: These button-presses allow the radio-user to quickly and easily Call Alert Call List Member #1, Call List Member #2, or Call List Member #3. For example, when pressing the "Call Alert Member #1&qu...

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