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by BigTex1136
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 929

Re: APX8000 Problem

:x Thanks that was it and I feel stupid. I not sure why I didn't think to check that. It was in surveillance mode. Anyways thanks
by BigTex1136
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX8000 Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 929

APX8000 Problem

So I have an APX8000 that came in today for problems. The radio does not have any speaker audio at all and the backlight does not come on and also noticed the LED on top does not work. When I place the radio into service mode the backlight comes on and LED works but still no speaker audio. Changed o...
by BigTex1136
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Wanted - GOLD ELITE CEB boards
Replies: 1
Views: 8929

Re: Wanted - GOLD ELITE CEB boards

I have piles of old Gold Elite stuff. In fact I have 3 complete systems. I will PM you my info. I have what you need for sure
by BigTex1136
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX CPS Export Help
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

Re: APX CPS Export Help

Ok tried that but it is still just a bunch of JUNK with the info I need mixed in every 4th line. Such a pain but I need to get 74 zones and build a Harris XL200P
by BigTex1136
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX CPS Export Help
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

APX CPS Export Help

I know there is a way to do this but I can't seem to remember how. What I need to do is Export my Conventional Pers from APX CPS and make a channel list so I can build 2 Harris Portables for a customer. I did this last year but can't remember how. I exported the data to an XTML file now how to I mak...
by BigTex1136
Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL5000 Reboots with programming cable
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

XTL5000 Reboots with programming cable

OK so here is something new. I run a GeTac B300 with Astro 25 Mobile and use OEM Moto USB Programming cable and when I plug the cable into the mobile it turns off and restarts over and over. Any ideas? So I also saw this the other day on a PM1500 as well. I tried another control head from the shop a...
by BigTex1136
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX 7000 Side Pin Out Chart
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Re: APX 7000 Side Pin Out Chart

THANK YOU!

Now just looking for the pin outs for the XTS2500 & Harris XG-100P
by BigTex1136
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX 7000 Side Pin Out Chart
Replies: 2
Views: 730

APX 7000 Side Pin Out Chart

I am looking for the PIN Outs for the APX 7000 and the XTS 2500. Any help would be great!!!

Also off topic looking for Pin Outs for a HARRIS Unity XG100P

Thank you
by BigTex1136
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX6000 Keypad Upgrade
Replies: 0
Views: 4998

APX6000 Keypad Upgrade

So I have a VHF APX6000 with limited keypad, how hard would it be to add the full keypad to this radio? If I order new case and the rubber keypad will I need to order anything else?
by BigTex1136
Sun May 01, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: PM1500 change to XTL
Replies: 6
Views: 3729

PM1500 change to XTL

I want to upgrade my PM1500 to an XTL2500 or 5000. My question is can it become an XTL2500 only or can I make it a 5000? Thanks
by BigTex1136
Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1250 Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 804

CDM1250 Issues

I have a CDM1250 dash mount that is giving me some issues. The control head fell off the radio and the flex cable was damaged. I replaced the flex cable with a new one and when you put the radio back together and power up it just gives you the power up beep over and over. No display or lights just t...
by BigTex1136
Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: Upgrade APX7000R
Replies: 1
Views: 807

Upgrade APX7000R

So I am thinking about maybe upgrading my APX7k to a full Model 3 with front display and keypad. First can this be done??? 2nd What parts will I need to order. I am sure someone here as done this and maybe can share some some info. Feel free to PM me if you like. This is only an idea at this point. ...
by BigTex1136
Sat Aug 29, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: PM1500 3sec TX
Replies: 6
Views: 967

Re: PM1500 3sec TX

I tried a different mic no change. I will check the volts on Monday. Thanks
by BigTex1136
Fri Aug 28, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: PM1500 3sec TX
Replies: 6
Views: 967

Re: PM1500 3sec TX

It's not the TOT checked that. Tried changing it as well no difference.
by BigTex1136
Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: PM1500 3sec TX
Replies: 6
Views: 967

PM1500 3sec TX

Came across a fun one. I have a PM1500 VHF 110 watt unit that will only TX for 3 sec or so they will dekey. You can PTT right away for another 3 sec and then it stops. No fail code. I checked the coax, antenna, ground, and even the programming. I can not figure this one out. Has anyone seen this bef...
by BigTex1136
Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Stealth VHF mobile antenna examples
Replies: 11
Views: 3724

Re: Stealth VHF mobile antenna examples

OK I have heard and seen the poor performance out of these oil filter antennas but out of the mix I have 1 Antenex Phantom that blows a 1/4 wave out of the water. Yes my 3db gain whip works the best but this one Antenex Phantom works very well for what it is. I was very surprised and am still very p...
by BigTex1136
Thu Aug 27, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: USED Lightbars & Stuff input
Replies: 3
Views: 1962

USED Lightbars & Stuff input

One of my good customers wants to trade in some of there used stuff for credit on some new stuff. So before I agree to this I need to figure out if there is a site or some one who wants this stuff. The List is this 18 Federal signal legend full size bar all RED LED's with takedown and alley lights t...
by BigTex1136
Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Ford F250 INSTALL
Replies: 4
Views: 3118

Re: Ford F250 INSTALL

LoL My charger for my XTS5000. The KNG Mobiles work so much better than the MOTO mobiles and the KNG portables as well. I am finding myself using less and less Moto crap everyday.
by BigTex1136
Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Ford F250 INSTALL
Replies: 4
Views: 3118

Ford F250 INSTALL

Just finished our DEMO truck. https://www.facebook.com/Code3service/videos/1605561929717053/?l=4029327455847766203 Lights are all FENIEX Cannon 360 Hide-A-Ways in fog lights, side mounted front fenders, brake lights, & reverse lights. Dual color and 3 mode so they take the place of the OEM Factory L...
by BigTex1136
Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: KVL 3000 Upgrade?
Replies: 1
Views: 628

KVL 3000 Upgrade?

Can these still be Upgraded or does someone here on the board have a way to upgrade this?

I have my KVL3000 Model #T5795A
It will do DES-XL & OFB

I would like to get it upgraded to do everything if there is still a way.

Thanks
by BigTex1136
Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Recase Expert
Replies: 3
Views: 995

Re: HT1250 Recase Expert

I have done more then I car to admit. LOL they really are not to bad you just have to take your time
by BigTex1136
Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Repair Cost
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

Re: HT1250 Repair Cost

Wow I feel stupid now. Thanks guys. So I did not even try to read the radios before posting this. So I was able to read the radio just fine. It has all kinds of stuff in them. So for fun I just it write and the radio just came back to life. So now my next question is what on earth made them do this?...
by BigTex1136
Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Repair Cost
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

HT1250 Repair Cost

I ended up with 5 Ht1250 UHF LS radios. All 5 will not power on. When you turn them on the green LED will flash once very quick but nothing happens. I am guessing they all have blown internal fuses. :x So does anyone want to give me some repair costs for this or am I better off robbing parts off the...
by BigTex1136
Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Repeater Linking
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

Repeater Linking

Hi guys and Happy New Year!!! So I am looking to link two repeaters. I know there are many ways of doing this but here is how I want to link and not sure what is needed to make this work. Repeater 1 has its own freq. TX 155.100 and RX 158.100 I want repeater 2 to hear rpt 1 and at the same time TX o...
by BigTex1136
Sun Nov 09, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: PM400 BOOTSTRAP Mode
Replies: 3
Views: 952

Re: PM400 BOOTSTRAP Mode

That's what I needed. Thanks guys.
by BigTex1136
Sat Nov 08, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: PM400 BOOTSTRAP Mode
Replies: 3
Views: 952

PM400 BOOTSTRAP Mode

How do you put this radio in bootstrap mode
by BigTex1136
Sat Sep 20, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Qucik Call Decode question
Replies: 2
Views: 1033

Qucik Call Decode question

Is there a way to get a XTL5000 or CDM1250 to decode multiple quick call tones on one channel much like the Minitor Pagers? I know I can make different channels with different QC tone but not a channel with multiple tones. Thanks Guys
by BigTex1136
Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTL 5000 Off Hook Monitor
Replies: 9
Views: 1771

Re: XTL 5000 Off Hook Monitor

I found that in the scan also. Thanks Dorf
by BigTex1136
Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTL 5000 Off Hook Monitor
Replies: 9
Views: 1771

Re: XTL 5000 Off Hook Monitor

Thanks tvsjr. I knew it had to be some place in there.

Jim, its not my truck, not my install, and they not going to pay me to fix the local M shop installs. But since I do have to add some new channels why not fix it the easy way.
by BigTex1136
Thu Sep 11, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTL 5000 Off Hook Monitor
Replies: 9
Views: 1771

XTL 5000 Off Hook Monitor

Is there a way in the CPS to turn off the off hook monitor on these radios? I looked all over and could not seem to find it. I have more then a few trucks without grounded mic clips and the monitor stays on all the time. Thanks
by BigTex1136
Tue Aug 26, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2015 Explorer VHF antenna
Replies: 9
Views: 3695

Re: 2015 Explorer VHF antenna

I drill drill drill and then cap when I am done. No one ever knows and who looks at the roof of an SUV. I have never been dinged for having an antenna or a cap where an antenna was.
by BigTex1136
Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 Install
Replies: 12
Views: 4891

Re: 2012 Ford F250 Install

Thanks for the input. I don't have any issues all around. I know the back antenna is not 100% but works well. You see it all the time. As for the network cable on the CDM it works great. I have never had any problems. Its 15ft long and works great.
by BigTex1136
Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: System Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1235

Re: System Questions

LoL yeah its them.
by BigTex1136
Fri Aug 01, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Icom MDC Help
Replies: 1
Views: 872

Icom MDC Help

I know its not Moto, but I could use some programing help and I'm sure there are some ICOM people here. So what I have are a few F5061 VHF mobiles. I see they will do just about anything MDC. I have set up all our portable radios with MDC and each man number for who has that radio. I have also turne...
by BigTex1136
Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: System Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1235

Re: System Questions

Thanks all for the replies. In our neck of the woods we are the red headed step kids of the county being we are so far away and on the edge of our county and next to 3 other counties. So getting anyone from Admin, dispatch, or even just the fleet mech. takes an act of congress lol. Never the less ju...
by BigTex1136
Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: System Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1235

Re: System Questions

Thanks all for the replies. In our neck of the woods we are the red headed step kids of the county being we are so far away and on the edge of our county and next to 3 other counties. So getting anyone from Admin, dispatch, or even just the fleet mech. takes an act of congress lol. Never the less ju...
by BigTex1136
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: System Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1235

Re: System Questions

The permanent multi select is what I was thinking. Really would like dispatch to come across on all the repeater sites. The real issue is personal is just lazy and this should fix that. How hard is the permanent multi-select to do? Just a matter of reprogram the console? What about the repeater site...
by BigTex1136
Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 Install
Replies: 12
Views: 4891

Re: 2012 Ford F250 Install

Roof is also done. The front antenna (Coke Can) is tac radio CDM1250, 2nd is 800mhz, 3rd is for the main radio the Motorola MCS2000 in the back. I was told by many people they were not happy with the coke can antenna there in the dront. I will say I tried it out for a bit on the main radio and yes I...
by BigTex1136
Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: System Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1235

Re: System Questions

Dispatch is the problem both lazy and they dont care. Not what console they are using but ill check. They can see clear as day what repeater we are using they just dont care enough to move there finger up to push that repeater. So and fd would split the bill as its the same problem for them and coun...
by BigTex1136
Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: System Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1235

Re: System Questions

Thanks I will check it out. The problem we have is Dispatch switching to the right repeater from there console so guys like me in the far south of the county can't hear the main repeater. Case in point yester day we had an MVA dispatch toned out 4 fire districts to go but only used county main repea...
by BigTex1136
Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: System Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 1235

System Questions

OK so our county FD and SO we have 3 repeater sites in the county and they all TX and RE the same with each having there own TX PL tone and the same RE PL Tone for all 3. They are linked to dispatch but then who ever is dispatching has to change to the right repeater so we can hear them. It really d...
by BigTex1136
Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 Install
Replies: 12
Views: 4891

Re: 2012 Ford F250 Install

Well I have been busy as hell but I got everything installed and done for now. Here are the pics of the radios that are installed under the back seat. Its a nice safe hiding place too that you can also lock. The console has all 3 radio heads and switch box for lights and siren controller. All said a...
by BigTex1136
Sat May 17, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Motorola Spectra Suitcase Repeater
Replies: 2
Views: 1159

Motorola Spectra Suitcase Repeater

Hey guys I picked up a very nice suitcase repeater the other day and am trying to program it. I have the old RSS for the portable repeater as well as the spectra rss but neither seem to work. I keep getting a serial bus time out error. I have never got to play with out of these and am looking for so...
by BigTex1136
Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Super Duty crew cab install under rear seat?
Replies: 9
Views: 3899

Re: 2012 Super Duty crew cab install under rear seat?

I mounted my cdm1250 and a Ma/Com 700m in that same place on my truck. Was sweet place for it with easy service access later. I have not got around to posting the final pics but I did post pics of the console. I need to finish my install up. Still need to mount a cdm750 for tac radio and finish the ...
by BigTex1136
Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2014 Ford Taurus Roof NMO install
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: 2014 Ford Taurus Roof NMO install

Not at all sure how that ended up here? I posted this in another post and its here. Please delete both admin.
by BigTex1136
Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2014 Ford Taurus Roof NMO install
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: 2014 Ford Taurus Roof NMO install

I mounted my cdm1250 and a Ma/Com 700m in that same place on my truck. Was sweet place for it with easy service access later. I have not got around to posting the final pics but I did post pics of the console. I need to finish my install up. Still need to mount a cdm750 for tac radio and finish the ...
by BigTex1136
Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 Install
Replies: 12
Views: 4891

Re: 2012 Ford F250 Install

I found the bracket on ebay and made custom the bracket for the MaCom 700m. I just got the last of the parts in today so I will go work on it some more and post some more pics as I go along. Thanks guys
by BigTex1136
Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 Install
Replies: 12
Views: 4891

2012 Ford F250 Install

Well I bought a new truck a month ago and got my console installed last night. http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x479/djones87401/console-1.jpg I am still waiting on another bracket for another cdm750 to be installed as a tac radio and also I have some cup holders coming for it as well. Since I ha...
by BigTex1136
Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) Training
Replies: 13
Views: 2147

Re: All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) Training

escomm wrote:You should expect at least one person in the class that doesn't know what simplex & repeated operations are..................
I don't know what that means. LOL

I too am have been talking with our Asst. Chief about the same class. We are starting some new training county wide.
by BigTex1136
Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 center console
Replies: 6
Views: 2786

Re: 2012 Ford F250 center console

Hey Steve thanks for the input. I got on and found what I wanted and got a deal on everything. Now I am just waiting for it to come in. I have started the radio installs and ran wires and that good stuff. Main reason I needed my VHF radio in the truck sooner then later. Anyways I will have pics late...

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