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by motor59
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Impres multi unit charger conversion question
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Impres multi unit charger conversion question

Hi Guys- been a while. We're in the process of converting from legacy Waris, Jedi and XTS-series portables to APX4000 units. On my sole compatible Jedi charger, I bought the NNTN8170A adapters, and they work great. Kinda pricey at about $30 each for a chunk of plastic, but... However, I have a numbe...
by motor59
Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?
Replies: 349
Views: 97791

Re: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?

I called Ron Umberger today at his Florida office. I have good news for any Batlabbers who missed out on the Feb 8th event. The remaining repeaters have NOT been moved to Florida. They have been moved to another facility in NJ. I understand that it is in northern NJ and it is a recycling facility c...
by motor59
Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Can an MTX850 go out of band?
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: Can an MTX850 go out of band?

See that - I guess you just need to know what to search for.
Thanks!
by motor59
Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:22 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Can an MTX850 go out of band?
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Can an MTX850 go out of band?

I have HVN9067 software, and can read the radio OK.
It says the TX range is 806-865, RX range 851-865.

For what I need it to do, I'd like the TX range to be 806-869 and the RX range to be 851-869.

Any easy way to tweak those 4mhz out of these units?

Thanks in advance

-motor59
by motor59
Wed Dec 02, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: BatLounge is down...
Replies: 13
Views: 1701

Re: BatLounge is down...

Also standing by, awaiting activation.

I was wondering what happened to all the pirate and cookie icons...
by motor59
Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DGT9000 how to with spectra.
Replies: 5
Views: 467

Re: DGT9000 how to with spectra.

IIRC there's an interface box that goes between the two.

Not sure if it's absolutely necessary, but I've never seen a non-consolette spectra connected to a DGT without it.
by motor59
Sat Aug 23, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS 2000 Pinout for dig remote
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: MCS 2000 Pinout for dig remote

The manual doesn't show the pinouts for the cable, but it does contain the following: HKN6123 is the MCS2000-Digital Junction Box cable Pin assignments for the MCS2000 radio port are as follows: Pin 2 Ground Pin 4 Ground Pin 5 Busy Radio Pin 6 Data+ Radio Pin 9 Radio Connect Pin 10 Ground Pin 11 Rec...
by motor59
Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS 2000 Pinout for dig remote
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: MCS 2000 Pinout for dig remote

I'll check the manual tomorrow -see if it has a schematic for ya.
by motor59
Sat Apr 19, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor X Key
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: Syntor X Key

Robert-
Did you find one?

If not, drop me a PM.
by motor59
Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?
Replies: 349
Views: 97791

Re: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?

Let me make some calls - see what I can find out.
Perhaps the compputer company wanted the microwave stuff and is stuck with the radios as a package deal...I dunno.
by motor59
Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:54 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?
Replies: 349
Views: 97791

Re: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?

Boy, how time flies....and yet progress is glacially slow. I've been deployed OCONUS, and this is my first visit to the board in about 6 months. No longer involved with the radio upgrades at the utility company. However, I had dinner tonight with one of my old cohorts, and he mentioned that the last...
by motor59
Thu Jan 25, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?
Replies: 349
Views: 97791

I hope to have an update for you guys within the next week or two. It's definitely coming together! :wink:
by motor59
Fri Dec 15, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?
Replies: 349
Views: 97791

OK - lets see if this works... Pictures! http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k254/motor59/MSF5000/MSF5000001.jpg http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k254/motor59/MSF5000/MSF5000004.jpg http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k254/motor59/MSF5000/MSF5000002.jpg http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k254/motor59/MS...
by motor59
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?
Replies: 349
Views: 97791

I'll try to get more data (complete model number, for instance) and some pics by the end of this week. kcbooboo - I'm about 95% sure these are not 350w units, unless they're running in low power mode. They were licensed for 150w output, so I can't imagine they would have been much higher power than ...
by motor59
Wed Dec 06, 2006 8:00 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?
Replies: 349
Views: 97791

MSF5000 repeaters in 900mhz - any interest?

I mentioned this about a year or so ago, and now it's come to fruition. My local power company in NJ has just completed a statewide upgrade of their 896 trunked radio system, and they have about 100 MSF5000's to sell. I know the Motorola tech that has been servicing them for the last 10-15 years, an...
by motor59
Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Motorola VoIP dispatch console released
Replies: 8
Views: 1052

Anybody actually seem this product yet?
by motor59
Wed May 10, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Looking for high gain UHF yagi antenna suggestions.
Replies: 5
Views: 562

You may be right, but in this case I think I can get away with it. The yagi will be line-of-sight to the repeater antenna - about 300 yds away. The repeater is putting out a measured 55 watts at the antenna. The tunnel is about 110 feet long, and we get penetration coverage about 40 feet in from the...
by motor59
Tue May 09, 2006 10:01 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Looking for high gain UHF yagi antenna suggestions.
Replies: 5
Views: 562

Looking for high gain UHF yagi antenna suggestions.

I've got a customer with a coverage problem in a concrete tunnel. We're thinking of a solution using a high gain yagi connected to a length of Radiax in the tunnel. If that doesn't work, the BDA route is next. I've been searching for a yagi with better than 15dB gain. The best I've come up with is t...
by motor59
Mon Feb 27, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Can Jedi Display with Dead Pixels be fixed?
Replies: 14
Views: 1491

There's no easy way that I know of - somebody talked about limited success applying heat and pressure to the displays, but I don't recall it going anywhere.
by motor59
Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 'Nick' Radios Being Recalled . . . BY MOTOROLA !
Replies: 718
Views: 123972

I'm amazed that this thread isn't locked.

If you don't look too closely, you could almost swear that you were in the old BatLounge :wink:
by motor59
Thu Feb 24, 2005 9:53 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS2500 in 900mhz?
Replies: 32
Views: 8356

XTS2500 in 900mhz?

I heard today that by 1Q06 the XTS2500 will be available in 900 mhz, and that shortly thereafter the MTS2000 will go away for good.

Anyone else hear rumors to that effect?
by motor59
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:16 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Digital Jeep w/ Spectra's
Replies: 9
Views: 1877

Real nice, but the red and checkered white interior kinda ruins the effect.

You need to make some seat covers out of parachute cloth. That would be milsexy.
by motor59
Thu Jan 06, 2005 7:42 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Ford Explorer Install (Pic + Movie)
Replies: 27
Views: 3386

Nice install - about the only thing I don't like is the Sirius control head mounted to the AC vents...
by motor59
Mon Jan 03, 2005 11:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntors..worth keeping?
Replies: 23
Views: 2022

Sounds like you bought a used piece of junk off eBay. I have 110 watt VHF ASTRO Spectras that are 10 years old and are still performing 100% in daily service. They are in perfect shape, with no leaking capacitors, etc. I hope Motorola enjoys crushing them, as we trade 'em in on the XTL5000's next m...
by motor59
Mon Dec 06, 2004 6:42 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: i90c firmware blues
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Just a suggestion -

http://www.howardforums.com
by motor59
Mon Nov 29, 2004 8:48 pm
Forum: Converting Motorola Equipment to 900MHz Amateur
Topic: 900MHZ Radio with a remote head...Which one?
Replies: 6
Views: 2175

Eric-

Check your PM's...
by motor59
Mon Nov 29, 2004 8:28 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Jedi funky power connector - can I replace it?
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Cool - check your pm's!
by motor59
Mon Nov 29, 2004 7:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Jedi funky power connector - can I replace it?
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Jedi funky power connector - can I replace it?

A new one for me... Had a user bring in a portable this morning, asking to get it 'fixed'. I took a look, and noticed corrosion all over the battery charging contacts. Had to pry the battery off the radio. Found all kinds of crud on the inside power lugs on both the radio and battery. After complete...
by motor59
Mon Nov 29, 2004 6:55 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MSF5000 900Mhz Mods
Replies: 14
Views: 1361

OK, I'm going to jump in here with a MSF5000 newbie question. First off, I want to make it clear that I know diddly about this line of radios. However, I have a line (a VERY thin line) on a ton of trunked 900 MSF's. (Actually, as much as they weigh, I have a line on about 31 tons of them...) I'm tol...
by motor59
Mon Nov 29, 2004 6:32 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: rack mount help
Replies: 3
Views: 533

And don't double post - it's a board no-no, in case you didn't know it.
by motor59
Mon Nov 22, 2004 6:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: NE Meet --- DEC 4th -- Matamoras, PA
Replies: 23
Views: 1348

Well, I know it doesn't matter a hill of beans to anyone else, but... I'm at the academy until 1615 (barring an early class completion). Mapquest says 1.5 hrs. Since I tend to exceed the marked limit a wee bit :wink: , I'll probably shave a little off that, so figure me to arrive in the 1730-1745 ti...
by motor59
Wed Nov 03, 2004 6:21 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra in need of repair
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Try Will.
by motor59
Tue Oct 26, 2004 5:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: mts2000 display problem
Replies: 2
Views: 451

If the problem is missing pixels in the display, you probably are out of luck, as far as a quick fix is concerned. There's a known problem with some MTS2000 display units. Depending on the age of the radio (which can be determined by the serial number) and it's condition, you may be able to get a (f...
by motor59
Fri Oct 22, 2004 4:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Jedi multi-unit charger question
Replies: 4
Views: 346

What model is the charger?
by motor59
Wed Oct 20, 2004 7:18 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Strobes vs. LEDs
Replies: 25
Views: 2409

We sell LEDs over strobes now at a rate of about 8 to 1 for a few reasons. First off, cost, secondly, power consumption and finally, long term life. Not to hijack the thread, but .... Hey Chuck - do any of your vendors have a PAR36 LED lamp, suitable for use on a motorcycle yet? I'm massively unimp...
by motor59
Wed Oct 20, 2004 7:03 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MTX838 PlugCode
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Mick- I agree w/ EKLB. To put it simply, it will be far simpler for you to find someone in the greater Melbourne area, with a RIB and the appropriate cable, to extract the existing codeplug from your MTX838. You'll need this contact to put your massaged codeplug back in anyway, so you might as well ...
by motor59
Mon Oct 18, 2004 8:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Belt Clips
Replies: 4
Views: 419

You could try Tessco (http://www.tessco.com).

They don't specifically list GP2000 or Pro 2150, but from what I saw, you might be able to substitute another ....

Is there a reason you don't go right to the source - Motorola?
by motor59
Mon Oct 18, 2004 8:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need key info for Maxtrac locking mount!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 431

Do they require the locks to be re-installed? Generally, the lock assembly is mounted to the trunnion with a couple of really short screws from the inside. If the client doesn't care about the locks, then just remove the whole shebang after you open them up. Side note - all of the ones I've ever dea...
by motor59
Mon Oct 18, 2004 4:52 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Belt Clips
Replies: 4
Views: 419

What radio are these for?
by motor59
Tue Oct 12, 2004 4:49 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2004 Dodge Stratus and airbags
Replies: 3
Views: 585

They took the passenger seat out to install the computer - and left it out? :o Geez - what a hack job! I'd kinda like to see a picture of that. :roll: If the computer is where the seat used to be, the airbag might not actually be a factor. I don't think it comes out more than 18-20" from the dash.
by motor59
Fri Oct 08, 2004 6:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Programming problem with Maratrac. Advice Needed!
Replies: 11
Views: 1989

I'm in Central NJ and can program, if you don't get any closer replies.
by motor59
Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Announcements and Forum News
Topic: Sad news:
Replies: 184
Views: 90898

What a shame... his contributions, insights and knowledge will be sorely missed here on the board and elsewhere.


He and his family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
by motor59
Fri Sep 24, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Spectra Motorcycle weathproof enclosure - Antenna Question
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Are you sure you want to put the antenna through the cover? Our motors use an elevated feed-no ground plane antenna, mounted to the rear of the radio enclosure, on the tray that comes with the police model (just above the seat airtank). This serves two purposes - it maintains the weather integrity o...
by motor59
Thu Sep 23, 2004 7:06 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Where's all this stuff gonna fit?
Replies: 6
Views: 1084

Tech225 wrote:I know what REMF's are,(Rear Echelon XX), but what are BOA's?

Back Office A**holes
by motor59
Wed Sep 22, 2004 7:30 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola mobile, Southern Communications? Help!!
Replies: 6
Views: 799

My son's company had a bunch of those for dispatch purposes - the control head looks like an old-style cellphone. I'm guessing that yours has the dashmount-style head. Not sure if you can still purchase those from Nextel...but I don't think so. One of the big problems he saw was a limit to the cover...
by motor59
Wed Sep 22, 2004 5:17 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola mobile, Southern Communications? Help!!
Replies: 6
Views: 799

The Southern Companies have a private iDen system down south called SouthernLink. I'd guess it's one of theirs.

Does it look like the drawer unit of an MCS2000?
by motor59
Fri Sep 17, 2004 5:45 am
Forum: Converting Motorola Equipment to 900MHz Amateur
Topic: 900MHZ HT with MTVA Option?!?
Replies: 2
Views: 1514

Both of you - check your PM's.
by motor59
Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:48 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Radio manufacture date question
Replies: 5
Views: 1170

Lets see if this works.....here's the text from the SRN: SRN 1394-A APC 402, 432, 466, 511 January 2003 Up Issued (Oct. 2003) Deadline: January 5, 2005 From: MTS2000, MT2000, HT1000 and MTX8000/9000 Subscriber Product Group Subject: MTS2000, MT2000, HT1000 and MTX8000/9000– Display Rows/Columns Miss...
by motor59
Sun Sep 12, 2004 8:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Radio manufacture date question
Replies: 5
Views: 1170

The SRN in question applied to all Jedi radios, and dealt with a problem with lost pixels in the display.

I'll have it tomorrow. Maybe today, if I stop by the office.
by motor59
Sat Sep 11, 2004 4:13 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Radio manufacture date question
Replies: 5
Views: 1170

That's interesting, and it makes sense. I'll have to see if I can test the theory based on the radios I have on hand.

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