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by olderookie
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS500 battery question
Replies: 2
Views: 979

Re: XTS500 battery question

that looks good I will have to see if there is an aftermarket equivalent or an NOS
by olderookie
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS500 battery question
Replies: 2
Views: 979

XTS500 battery question

ok might be a silly question, I have the NNTN4437B on my radio. It seems a lil heavy. I am wondering if there is a lighter option that is out there. I know the whole OEM vs Aftermarket conundrum, I do side with OEM. I am just looking to get something that might hold a charge a bit longer then this u...
by olderookie
Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: yeasu DMR?
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Re: yeasu DMR?

I just realized the listed it as FDMA and the turbo is TDMA
by olderookie
Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: yeasu DMR?
Replies: 4
Views: 505

yeasu DMR?

FT1DR C4FM 144/430 MHz Dual Band Digital Handheld Transceiver

Is this a turbo?

since Motorola owns the company I got to thinking is it the same format?

just throwing it out there.....
by olderookie
Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MTS2000 UHF not performing as good as bubble pack radios
Replies: 13
Views: 2847

Re: MTS2000 UHF not performing as good as bubble pack radios

Yes, I got SIX miles between my house, and the town I live by SIMPLEX. The place I was in town was a higher place in town, and our house is roughly at the same elevation, with a lower region in between. It's all either farmland or woodlands between the two, but definitely not just free open space. ...
by olderookie
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola - its time to learn from Vertex!!!
Replies: 24
Views: 3947

Re: Motorola - its time to learn from Vertex!!!

Garyf629 wrote:This is why we tell people to buy a scanner!



Scanners don't transmit.........
by olderookie
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTL 2500 no audio (fixed)
Replies: 1
Views: 316

XTL 2500 no audio (fixed)

I was working with and XTL 2500 that was losing its audio, and would not be able to transmit. I moved this radio from one vehicle to another, using same wiring points. I checked voltage and had 12v or more at radio head and 12v at drawer in the trunk. It would get worse when the vehicle was not runn...
by olderookie
Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX 6000 encryption?
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: APX 6000 encryption?

I thought there was a primer on here somewhere?
by olderookie
Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX 6000 encryption?
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: APX 6000 encryption?

I was thinking more along the lines of is a CPS or KVL needed and what is the pros and cons of the different types of encryption? basically I need to know for this what I knew about the PRC119
by olderookie
Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX 6000 encryption?
Replies: 4
Views: 544

APX 6000 encryption?

can someone lead me to a place to learn about encryption for the APX 6000 we are moving to a new system and I believe I am going to need encryption.

I am starting now so when I need to know this I am ready!!!??
by olderookie
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:54 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Accy conector voltage
Replies: 0
Views: 576

Accy conector voltage

I have a project I am working on and I have a GM300 with a 16pin connector I am going to make another garage door opener. I want to use the alert on the radio to open the garage door. I have the idea worked out in my head but I am not sure what kind of voltage and amperage I am going to see coming o...
by olderookie
Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: is low band dying off?
Replies: 20
Views: 2936

Re: is low band dying off?

Extenders have not gone to 700MHz statewide and there is a chance they won't be, they work like crap. The pilot is failing miserably. I understand Johnson had a recall on the entire fleet of radios sold to the state. And as CHP found out the hard way, low band is not anywhere near dead. Missouri Hi...
by olderookie
Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS 1500
Replies: 8
Views: 899

Re: XTS 1500

We are on VHF conventional, we contract dispatching from a Muni very close to us. I am looking for a "good cheap buy" due to the change that is supposed to happen. And funny enough I am the systems admin for our dept. I am good with conventional, just no experience with P25 or trunking. I ...
by olderookie
Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS 1500
Replies: 8
Views: 899

Re: XTS 1500

well for now we are just conventional digital and no crypto right now. I am in the St Louis area and there is work progressing in the 800 P25 trunked area (not St Louis City) this new system when it comes online is supposed to comprise around 4 counties or more. the time frame for this is yet to be ...
by olderookie
Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS 1500
Replies: 8
Views: 899

XTS 1500

Ok I am new to the P25 world just joined a new dept and we have an XTL2500 and spectras in the rest of the cars. I have been trying to take it all in and there is a lot. I guess besides the Astro Saber what is the consensus on the XTS 1500? I am thinking I need the Koolaid since it is going to be so...
by olderookie
Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Radio suggestions
Replies: 12
Views: 5620

Re: Radio suggestions

if you have put the channel in a scanner what is the numbers?
by olderookie
Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: New Lightbar Video
Replies: 1
Views: 2987

Re: New Lightbar Video

I got the stt flasher to work on the wrecker like we discussed
by olderookie
Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 distortion during scan
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: HT1000 distortion during scan

I have noticed the same thing on a CSQ channel when in scan but sometimes it just keeps going. I have meant to change the PL detect on that channel to see if that changes it, time is just not on my side right now BTW this is VHF
by olderookie
Wed May 26, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: smallest uhf radio?
Replies: 21
Views: 2626

Re: smallest uhf radio?

tk-3230 gmrs sized and I know that they can be programed
by olderookie
Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Helicopter adapter & Pinout for XTS 3000/5000
Replies: 5
Views: 2436

Re: Helicopter adapter & Pinout for XTS 3000/5000

what you putting this in a UH-60? I remeber making some ICS cords so pilots could listen to music been a while though
by olderookie
Tue Nov 13, 2007 9:58 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: gomoto military
Replies: 1
Views: 453

gomoto military

http://www.military.com/features/0,15240,94041,00.html


you would think one day they will get it right.

I played with singars can be tough to keep up with it

Joe
by olderookie
Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: UHF Stubbies - Any Difference?
Replies: 19
Views: 1429

I use a stubby on my HT1000 and it works as well asa standard ant
by olderookie
Mon Dec 25, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Mike - Motsaber99 - status update
Replies: 17
Views: 2215

a person that knows what kind of person he really was
by olderookie
Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:31 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Mike - Motsaber99 - status update
Replies: 17
Views: 2215

MR Dawson has passed away.

I knew him personally I have no love lost for the man, I will stop there.

He worked in the dept I am in and was the "chief" in another nearby.

I know this due to a message sent via teletype
by olderookie
Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:07 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Tone Remoting by unconventional means
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

DINGO TEL

cheap and easy
by olderookie
Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Chargers for radios...
Replies: 3
Views: 314

max

I did see that there are LION batt availabe no really small I will contact you off list about your other question I had no time but did not want ti ignore you


Joe
by olderookie
Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:39 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 800 license free
Replies: 7
Views: 880

800 license free

am I nuts are is there such an animal.

I see the DTR550 and such but anyone have any references?
by olderookie
Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:47 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Pocket PC Programmer
Replies: 5
Views: 931

is this the omly pocket PC programing that can be done? I have a Pocket PC and it would be great if I could use it !!
by olderookie
Sun Nov 20, 2005 6:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MDC Stunn/Kill
Replies: 25
Views: 2617

nand, We contract with St. Louis county for dispatching services so we are basically locked into what they say. I would try to see if we could do more but the civilian in charge of the comms center is a control freak and even though he seemed to be better after 9/11 and New Orleans he has gone back ...
by olderookie
Sat Nov 19, 2005 6:04 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: jeep wrangler lightbar
Replies: 8
Views: 2562

I just took my light bar off my wrangler it mounted to the windshield frame. I know the manufacuer make the roto bar too the smae bar but mine did not rotate. I think the brand is "Carr"? For grins i layed a light bar on the thing after I removed the off road lights. it would work well, might need a...
by olderookie
Sat Nov 19, 2005 11:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MDC Stunn/Kill
Replies: 25
Views: 2617

MDC Stunn/Kill

We had a portable radio stolen the other day, a HT 1000 and when I called dispatch to see if they could stun the radio they told me they couldn’t do that. (We have ht1250s as well) I know that it can be done what does it take to send the command? I have a full signaling maxtrac and we have some cdm ...
by olderookie
Mon Oct 31, 2005 7:44 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Jeep Wrangler Overhead Console and Antennae
Replies: 10
Views: 1591

I was contemlating taking my light bar off the other day and I think if I were to do that I would use a NMO mount on a tab from the windshleild frame. it would be up high and my 1/4 wave does well. on the light bar. I have a CB whip off the rear bumper for now and I originally had a UHF 5/8 wave on ...
by olderookie
Wed Sep 28, 2005 9:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What do you have on your belt ?
Replies: 144
Views: 34651

at work: X26 Taser HT1000 VHF Stinger light Perless cuffs asp baton glock 21 (.45) MK 3 Mace 2 extra Mags I710 nextell syderco knife In car: Maratrac POS mosberg 12 GA Off work: I710 nextell Glock 19 (9mm) alt G26 small led flashlight in pocket spyderco knife Sometimes an extra mag In Pov M1225 UHF ...
by olderookie
Wed Jul 13, 2005 4:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maratrac Question
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Are you running a repeater I have been hearing what I think is an OK repeater the past few weeks on our dispatch channel?

St Louis county 2nd precicnt.

I have heard vehicle being ran with OK address
by olderookie
Tue Jun 14, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Q: wrangler antennas
Replies: 5
Views: 855

on my wrangler I have a light bar on the windshield frame, so I enlarged a hole and used a permenant mount and it works great. I would have to agree the next best place would have to be a hood/fender mount the only thing keeping me from doing tht is engine noise leaking in. there are taillight mount...
by olderookie
Mon Jun 13, 2005 1:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 or PR1500?
Replies: 63
Views: 9512

thanks pager geek
by olderookie
Mon Jun 13, 2005 1:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 mic gain
Replies: 5
Views: 778

I checked we are still on 25khz so that is set right.

I need to crank the gain back I shut off the emphisis maybe that was it I think it is just the radio itself. I was the purchaser in 2001 so it has been around a while. and it is still not an HT1000.

I think I am on the right track.
by olderookie
Sun Jun 12, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 mic gain
Replies: 5
Views: 778

darn I sound just like one of the cops don't I, LOL The audio is low and it seems as if unless you talk directly into the mic it makes no difference. witht he HT1000 it make no matter just being close to the mic and the audio is good. I have noticed the dispatcher can not hear me as good on the HT12...
by olderookie
Sun Jun 12, 2005 7:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 or PR1500?
Replies: 63
Views: 9512

Ok does the orange button do MDC emergency we use it here and it works on the HT1000 and if this is to replace the HT1000 then it should do it on the PR1500? This is one of the things I look at when I preview a radio can I use it at work? In all sounds like they have a great replacement finally for ...
by olderookie
Sun Jun 12, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 mic gain
Replies: 5
Views: 778

HT1250 mic gain

ok what is the best setting for the mic gain settings I carry this radio and it sounds like crap. I have looked from the outside for obsrtuction to the mics but it would be wierd for both of them to be blocked. I am begining to dislike the HT1250 I see good reviews of the PR1500, is the audio any be...
by olderookie
Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: more secure
Replies: 3
Views: 476

more secure

I am looking at trying to keep the simple scanners from hearing our comms. can anyone tell me what is the lest inexpensive way to do this? we have mostly HT1250 with a few HT1000 we use MDC for emergency so the orange button is used. I had an HT1000 that would do voice inversion which is fine but it...
by olderookie
Fri Jun 03, 2005 10:02 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: remote start with radio
Replies: 6
Views: 1542

what kind of radios are you using? MDC, QCII, DTMF?more info an we can splain
by olderookie
Mon May 30, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Question - need small handbag size radio for GMRS
Replies: 13
Views: 1062

ht 750works well for me and it is current I have a used one I traded for and I like it a lot.

since the G/F left no real need for GMRS like I used to.
by olderookie
Tue May 03, 2005 8:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: nexthell ring tones?
Replies: 3
Views: 329

nexthell ring tones?

I know there are other forums but I was hoping to see if anyone could shed some light on this. I trust you guy not the Pimps. the boss wants a ring tone on his I530 and we have the cable what do I need to to upload a tone to his phone? thanks in advance.
by olderookie
Wed Mar 23, 2005 10:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT750 Speaker Mic - A Better One
Replies: 3
Views: 449

try these supposed to be water proof?



http://www.stonemountainltd.com/pages/sword.html
by olderookie
Tue Mar 22, 2005 9:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MDC1200 encode/decode on Vertex radios
Replies: 15
Views: 2745

it is listed as an option on the VX-800 on the vertex site but the only down side I can see is that vertex uses two radios to cover the entire band split where as mother M uses one and yes that is VHF. I would really like one if it had a wider band to it.
by olderookie
Tue Feb 22, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Police Car install question?
Replies: 24
Views: 3097

by olderookie
Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:02 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Police Car install question?
Replies: 24
Views: 3097

are you on your own system or on a contracted system that will have a lot as to what you have a say in too. Is the system voted or is it simplex or is it a linked repeater system? you need to specify this in order to know what we need to suggest. I am on a simplex voting recive system so the vehicul...
by olderookie
Fri Feb 18, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Police Car install question?
Replies: 24
Views: 3097

well if you use a R.I.C.K. you will need a second radio and I am not sure if a rick allows for the 2 way repeating you are wanting a local company is doing the Vertex in band useing the pyamid filters and such. the vertex from what I am told is a good unit for the price. I am going to get a demo uni...

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