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by Wg8PM4
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 vs. APX7000 Weak P25 Rx
Replies: 8
Views: 1341

Re: APX8000 vs. APX7000 Weak P25 Rx

From what I'm reading, it seems to be intended for analog simplex channels where units may unintentionally attempt to transmit at the same time, like a fire ground tactical channel. Supposed to enhance the chances that the radio will unmute and hear at least one of the radios instead of remaining m...
by Wg8PM4
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Expericene with XE500 on XTS7500e
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Expericene with XE500 on XTS7500e

As there are many others who are unfortunately relegated to use XPR7550’s (or the e model) for public safety use - I know its not the right use case - I’m sharing my experience pairing the XE500 speaker mic on the 7550e. 1. The noise cancelling seems to be working. 2. The extra audio volume is nice,...
by Wg8PM4
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 Antenna options?
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Re: APX8000 Antenna options?

I ripped the outer jacket off of one of the quad band APX 8000 antennas (KT000026A01)... its insane whats inside. https://imgur.com/ZfbtZzO The upper portion seems to be the VHF helical antenna (based on my length estimation), a spring-style UHF whip in the center of the VHF helical. the lower porti...
by Wg8PM4
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 Antenna options?
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

APX8000 Antenna options?

I'm developing a bruise on my left armpit from the antenna on the APX8000. I'm exaggerating abit, but its pretty absurdly long. I have a fleet of these going into service shortly, primarily operating on UHF2 and 7/800 band. I still need to monitor VHF with *some* reliability. any other options? I've...

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