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by wcu02mpa
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR4350 pair with a RICK
Replies: 0
Views: 5

XPR4350 pair with a RICK

I am going to pair up a set of XPR4350 UHF radios for a small portable repeater. I am familiar with setting up a RICK with maxtracs, but have never done a setup with mototrbo. Anyone have a cheat sheet set of instructions for the pin setup? and for the RICK as well.

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CP200 tone when PTT
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: CP200 tone when PTT

O. M. G. That’s it. Sir I owe you a round of your favorite beverages. Thank you
by wcu02mpa
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CP200 tone when PTT
Replies: 2
Views: 114

CP200 tone when PTT

I several CP200 UHF radios that are exhibiting a problem. It happens on random channels and when a know good and charged battery. When I PTT the radio emits a tone, sometimes short and sometimes steady. The programming has no two-tone or mdc. My first thought is vco going out of lock. The weird this...
by wcu02mpa
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2024D
Replies: 3
Views: 339

Re: R2024D

Got it and the thing actually works really good. The rear cooling fan is a bit noisy. Can you recommend a good replacement part number for it?

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2024D
Replies: 3
Views: 339

R2024D

Good evening. I am looking for some info on what the differences are in the R20xx series of CSM units. I am quite familiar with the R2600 series. I have a chance to buy a nice R2024D unit and am wondering what options this may have in it based on that number. Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2660C tracking generator
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: R2660C tracking generator

Can you direct to a service manual? Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2660C tracking generator
Replies: 2
Views: 244

R2660C tracking generator

I have an R2660C that performs great in most respects. It does a full self calibration test with no trouble. The one problem is the tracking generator is not working properly. The waveform is somewhat distorted (sawtooth). I have compared the same duplexer tuning set-up on my R2670B (Which is awesom...
by wcu02mpa
Fri Dec 27, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Converting Motorola Equipment to 900MHz Amateur
Topic: MTS2000 on 900 MHz
Replies: 1
Views: 415

MTS2000 on 900 MHz

I am sure this has been discussed somewhere on here but cannot locate. I have an MTS2000 900 mHz unit that I have recently acquired for 33cm HAM. I have moved the band edges on the CPS just fine. In fact in my area I can key up two 900 MHz repeaters just fine. Anyone in the Tampa Bay area look for m...
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Cdm1250 backlight
Replies: 1
Views: 836

Cdm1250 backlight

I have a VHF CDM1250 50W dash mount and the control head backlight is not lighting. The LCD is fine. I swapped another head and that head backlight works so I have isolated it to the head. I have seated it Properly. All other functions and buttons are fine. Before I dig In to this are there any know...
by wcu02mpa
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: HCN1078F SP01
Replies: 1
Views: 552

HCN1078F SP01

I have extensive experience with Astro radios but this is a new one. Recently acquired W9 Astro spectra head....HCN1078F SP01. I have never seen the SP01 designation. What is that and will it work on an Astro Spectra?

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 remove ignition sense
Replies: 2
Views: 3155

MCS2000 remove ignition sense

I have a 25W VHF MCS2000 M3 and it is set for ignition sense. Where in the CPS can I remove this and have it power on with the front button? Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL2500 110W mounting tray
Replies: 2
Views: 1019

XTL2500 110W mounting tray

Good morning. Can someone give me the part number for the mounting tray on an XTL2500 110W VHF drawer unit? Also maybe a good source/price on where to get one.

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CM300 internal speaker
Replies: 1
Views: 761

CM300 internal speaker

Can someone provide me the part number (and possible location to order without having to go to my local dealer) for an internal speaker on a CM300 VHF? AAM50KQF9AA1AN

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550 VHF overheating
Replies: 3
Views: 886

CDM1550 VHF overheating

I have a CDM1550 VHF (non-LS) AAM25KKF9AA5AN. It is recently acquired. It reads and writes fine, transmits and receives fine. The problem is when I plug it in the heat sink gets hot, even when not transmitting. Any ideas?

I have never seen this before.
by wcu02mpa
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Motorola R2670A
Replies: 2
Views: 1140

Motorola R2670A

I have a recently acquired R2670A with the following trunking options.

Astro analog trunking
Astro VSELP trunking
Asro IMBE trunking

Version: V6.03.T00

My question is will this do astro trunking only? Or is the astro conventional a seperate module?

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Sun Jul 10, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Syntor X9000 programming
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: Syntor X9000 programming

Got it. I am using the HAM version software (5.02) I used to do these heavily many years ago but just forgot as it has been so long ago. I now rememberI have to go to each channel, select N, go to scan list, right arrow and then add each of P1, P2 and NP list to each channel. I much prefer to have e...
by wcu02mpa
Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Syntor X9000 programming
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Syntor X9000 programming

It has been so long since I programmed an X9000 I have complete;y forgotten how to set this up. I used to be a wiz at this. I have a lowband and I want it pretty basic. I have the codeplug built. I need to set the scan to user select and have all modes available for the list. I do not want a list fo...
by wcu02mpa
Wed May 04, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2600CCBS question
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: R2600CCBS question

I did that and was fine for awhile (20 minutes) then randomly came back on. I ran the CAL again and seems to be holding. I thought maybe it was doing that due to me replacing the processor battery, but am just not sure. I cannot locate any info on the recalibrate warning.
by wcu02mpa
Wed May 04, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2600CCBS question
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

R2600C/CBS

I have installed a new 3.6V battery on the processor and the thing is performing great. I have compared it alongside my R2600B and it is virtually the same with TX and RX results. The one thing is it will flash "warning-recalibrate" at the bottom left of the screen. Can someone advise what...
by wcu02mpa
Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2600CCBS question
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: R2600CCBS question

I did some digging and did the right search setting R2600C/CBS. That yielded some results. Apparently this is the C version with a cellular base station (CBS) option. I thought would post for those that were not aware. I know with analog gone the cell function is about useless, but it still is a nic...
by wcu02mpa
Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2600CCBS question
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: R2600CCBS question

I found the menu for the options, but would still like to know what the "CCBS" means.
by wcu02mpa
Thu Apr 28, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: R2600CCBS question
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

R2600CCBS question

I have recently acquired an R2600CCBS. I currently have an R2600B/HS. Can someone tell me how to access the menu to see what options are installed? I forget how to do that. Also what advantages does the "CCBS" have over the "B" model? All the functions seem to work good (GEN and ...
by wcu02mpa
Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX7000 top display disable?
Replies: 2
Views: 765

Re: APX7000 top display disable?

I have one that the top display is not working but the front is fine. I wanted to make sure there wasn't a disable feature I had missed somewhere. Now I am going to get into this internally and see what the issue is. If anyone has seen this before, please let me know.
by wcu02mpa
Mon Mar 07, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX7000 top display disable?
Replies: 2
Views: 765

APX7000 top display disable?

Is it possible to disable the top display on a dual display APX7000 (In the software)? If so where would I do this? Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maratrac 29-36 poor receive
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Re: Maratrac 29-36 poor receive

I finally got around to replacing the diode. It was visually bad with a burn spot on it. I replaced it and the receive got a lot better, but still not great. It went from 10.0 to 3.0 uv. How can I test the RF amp?? Any other direction I should go??
by wcu02mpa
Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maratrac 29-36 poor receive
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Re: Maratrac 29-36 poor receive

Yes i found it. I have an old RF board from the high split low band maratrac and will swap with one on there. Thanks. I have the manual.
by wcu02mpa
Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maratrac 29-36 poor receive
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Maratrac 29-36 poor receive

I have a low band low split maratrac with awful receive (won't open until about 10uv). I have done some research and there seems to be a protection diode that goes bad. I use an R2600B to check the radio. I checked it against a low split maxtrac and the maxtrac is fine at .30uv. What is the componen...
by wcu02mpa
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL-5000 question
Replies: 1
Views: 692

XTL-5000 question

I recently acquired an XTL-5000 UHF with a W7 head. Can I use a W9 head in its place without a lot of fuss (board swap?). If so do I just change the head type in the CPS?? Thanks in advance

Model: M20QTS9PW1AN
580001-000000-0
by wcu02mpa
Sat Dec 06, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT2000 VHF from M3 to M2 question
Replies: 6
Views: 1099

Re: MT2000 VHF from M3 to M2 question

You are correct. The front buttons won't work, however, I am able to get three zones of 16 channels and get the scan lists to work. I use the A-B-C switch for the three zones. It has become a 48 channel front display radio. I am good with that as I have less than $40 in this radio. All of the side a...
by wcu02mpa
Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT2000 VHF from M3 to M2 question
Replies: 6
Views: 1099

Re: MT2000 VHF from M3 to M2 question

I have everything seated good. The display and all the side/top buttons work. The front case and display/ribbon are all brand new. I will try a few configurations on the buttons and see what works.

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Sat Dec 06, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT2000 VHF from M3 to M2 question
Replies: 6
Views: 1099

MT2000 VHF from M3 to M2 question

I have a MT2000 VHF H01KDH9AA7AN with dead pixels. I located a M2 NTN7153B (6 button limited keypad) case with display and installed it. Everything works except I do not have front keypad function. I know the parts are interchangeable but can I enable the front keypad functions and if so where in th...
by wcu02mpa
Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: low band CDM-1250 tx problem
Replies: 3
Views: 789

low band CDM-1250 tx problem

I have a low band CDM-1250 42-50 MHz and am only getting 2 to 3 watts power out. The receive is excellent. I have searched a few posts and have found PA bias issues and PA issues. I would like to know what the PA bias settings should be (or close to it). One thing I noticed in Iwhen read it for tuni...
by wcu02mpa
Sun Oct 20, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac head swap and channel upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 551

Re: Maxtrac head swap and channel upgrade

It has the 5.34 chip. I have done it before with 16-pin radios and 2 -CH heads.
by wcu02mpa
Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac head swap and channel upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 551

Maxtrac head swap and channel upgrade

I have just did a maxlab channel upgrade on a low band low split maxtrac (not a radius) as well as a head swap. The radio has a 5-pin plug. I normally do these with a 16-pin board but have not done this with a 5-pin. My issue is it worked great with the 2-channel head, but now the radio has no trans...
by wcu02mpa
Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 head change question
Replies: 2
Views: 671

MCS2000 head change question

I have several MCS2000 model-3 radios and am wondering if I can use a model-2 control head (even with reduced functionality)? I have also found a model-3 head which came off of an IDEN radio and works when I plug it in. Is this the same as a true MCS2000 control head but with a different keypad?
by wcu02mpa
Mon Apr 04, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac maxlab error 42-50 band
Replies: 5
Views: 1166

Re: Maxtrac maxlab error 42-50 band

Yep that is it. I pulled out my 32-CH VHF maxtrac and got the same problem. I know my HB maxtrac is 100% good so I evidently have a maxlab RSS problem......I am gonna have to remove it and re-install. Not sure what else to do. I did that and no change. I also tried the maxlab on another computer and...
by wcu02mpa
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac VHF poor receive
Replies: 4
Views: 734

Maxtrac VHF poor receive

I have a 32 channel 25 watt 16-pin maxtrac 146-174 and I am experiencing poor RX sensitivity. I am using an IFR1000S service monitor and am only getting about a 2 (not a .2) uv RX squelch break. The TX is good and clear. I have heard of the PIN diode (s) going south on these and am wondering if they...
by wcu02mpa
Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac maxlab error 42-50 band
Replies: 5
Views: 1166

Maxtrac maxlab error 42-50 band

I am currently trying to blank a board on my maxtrac 42-50 MHz 16-pin maxtrac and am getting a serial bus error #2. The radio reads and writes fine with the regular maxtrac RSS, but the maxlab won't read it or blank the board. Some specs are as follows: model number D51MJA97A3AK, 16-pin, bench test ...
by wcu02mpa
Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM 20-pin cable question
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: CDM 20-pin cable question

Thanks,

I have the new OS computers, but was making sure. The thing is that computer will read and program my HT1250 just fine, but I get a "RIB box not connected" message. I am gonna try it with a ribless USB cable and on my XP machine.....

Thanks
by wcu02mpa
Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM 20-pin cable question
Replies: 2
Views: 475

CDM 20-pin cable question

Where can one buy the 20-pin programming cable for the CDM-1550. I see plenty of the 8-pin cable on eBay, but never any 20-pin ones. I am having programming trouble with a CDM-1550 that is remote mounted and I need to reporgram a few things. I am currently using WIN-98 and a standard RIB (might be m...
by wcu02mpa
Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Syntor X9000 version 5.02 question
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Syntor X9000 version 5.02 question

I have a HAM related question for the syntor X9000 version 5.02 RSS. I currently use this to program my lowband X9000 for 6-meter and 10-meter HAM use. Will this version also allow the full 144-148 entry for 2-meter HAM use in the highband VHF radios? I understand the hardware tuning so no replies a...
by wcu02mpa
Mon Sep 22, 2003 8:08 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

OK.....Correcting someone in public is one thing......poor etiquite. Try sending a PM. It's the equivalent of telling someone outloud...."Hey you screwed up and it is my civic duty to correct you". As far as AN honor society goes. If he had even attended college he would know that theire are numerou...
by wcu02mpa
Mon Sep 22, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

Tell you what....have a nice day. :roll: This has just turned into flame war. And several of you are simply brought a knife to a gunfight. I never associated being a HAM with geekdom. I certainly do not do so with my GROL (you take the test and see how tough that is). I associated the geekdom with t...
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 21, 2003 7:43 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

we all know its an X 9000, but some of us choose to say XX. Wow, if I ever run into you geeks (and I stress geeks) at a hamfest, you would be so easy to spot :roll: !!!!!!!!!!!
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 21, 2003 7:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

xx 9000

Yep I have bought and sold many a 9000 on ebay. I dare call 'em a XX because some lame nancy boys might get offended. The things that bother people amaze me. All I need to do is find a U501 programming service and you geeks (and I stress the word GEEKS) are arguing over what is plainly written on th...
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 21, 2003 7:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

right

yeah....last time I checked one; and I have checked hundreds, I saw TWO XX's not one. Looks like some people need their eyes checked. Oh wait, it could be just the shadow of the first X. Hey, if you get hung up on that, get a life you friggin idiots. You add absolutely no value to this thread. :roll:
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 21, 2003 5:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

What the hell ever

Yeah that added value to this conversation. X or XX I have heard it both ways :roll:
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 21, 2003 4:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

Firmware setup

Anybody provide this service or know where it can be done?????? :roll:
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 21, 2003 3:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor XX9000 U501 firmware
Replies: 23
Views: 1032

Correct part???

Natedog,
Are you talking XX or XX9000? I know the XX used a prom burner, but the 9000 as well???

Mike :o
by wcu02mpa
Sun Sep 21, 2003 12:17 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac programming after blanking
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Found the problem. For future reference, do not program your radius to do 32 channels unless you have the 5.34 firmware chip (The type used in the 32-Ch maxtrac). Basic for some but good info for others.

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