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by batdude
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3137

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

it's amazing what time does.... that system you have was ~ $100,000.00 when it was new.... good luck learning.... but I'll tell you that the current day technology is so much different today... no more discreet components/signals and custom PROMs, etc... 20% hardware/80% software.....and all IP thes...
by batdude
Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: David Simpson, W6OPS, SK
Replies: 5
Views: 1278

David Simpson, W6OPS, SK

To all of you who met david over the years (he was the infamous "MR. COOK" at dayton circa 2005ish) - i was notified yesterday by his son that David passed on 11/19/2014. David was retired from Motorola UK some years back and was a great guy to be around. I will miss his stories and chats....
by batdude
Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Saber I with Four Battery Contacts
Replies: 4
Views: 806

Re: Saber I with Four Battery Contacts

the four contact radios are very early production runs.


this was the first attempt at "smart" battery technology that also played into the saber intellicharger design...


it went the way of the do-do


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by batdude
Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Will the APX ever offer TRUE multi-band across ALL bands ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1108

Re: Will the APX ever offer TRUE multi-band across ALL bands

were these formal reports or just some testing?


i'd like to see the OQE --- seriously --- and not as a moto defender either.... just curious how the testing was done and under what conditions...



doug
by batdude
Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX4000 now on Motorola's website
Replies: 48
Views: 2865

Re: APX4000 now on Motorola's website

from the spec sheet:

Supported Encryption Algorithms AES and ADP
Encryption Algorithm Capacity Single Algorithm




well that sucks...
by batdude
Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 "OFF" Current Draw Figures?
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: MCS2000 "OFF" Current Draw Figures?

this was a problem with every single MCS 2k radio that i owned.

i once had a 110w uhf tray that drew damn near an AMP when off.

sent it to the depot (when it was in the USA) - "could not replicate problem"

whatever


i sold them all.... good riddance to that series...
by batdude
Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DAYTON 2012 - Who is in? The official 2012 thread
Replies: 48
Views: 5639

Re: DAYTON 2012 - Who is in? The official 2012 thread

Golden corral



man.... that's gross dude. i have a friend of a cousins step sisters mom's brother who told me stories about that place.


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by batdude
Sat Mar 17, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX7000 Mode Selector Knobs
Replies: 9
Views: 1785

Re: APX7000 Mode Selector Knobs

n3obl wrote:I believe they are NLA.



yeah, i bought all that was left in stock.

:-)
by batdude
Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Warning about shill bidding on ebay.
Replies: 18
Views: 3619

Re: Warning about shill bidding on ebay.

buy the seller, not the radio.

although - this is why i don't sell on greedbay anymore --- shill bidding that they DO NOT care about - and FVFs... charging me final value fees on shipping is just so silly it should be illegal.

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by batdude
Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: NTN5835 in Saber
Replies: 10
Views: 1093

Re: NTN5835 in Saber

most of that stuff i actually used... but most of the pics came from others here on the board (and google)

can't believe it's been so long ago...........
by batdude
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: NTN5835 in Saber
Replies: 10
Views: 1093

Re: NTN5835 in Saber

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q= ... PQ1aTAQlUg


interesting author of that article...

;-)
by batdude
Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: NTN5835 in Saber
Replies: 10
Views: 1093

Re: NTN5835 in Saber

what?

a dx will certainly work with an analog saber....

as the ax > bx > cx > dx life progressed of the T3011.... backwards compatibility was an ABSOLUTE MUST...


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by batdude
Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New APX 7500 Control Heads
Replies: 27
Views: 2131

Re: New APX 7500 Control Heads

HOLY BATSHIT

IS THAT A SPEAKER INTEGRATED INTO A HIGH TIER MOBILE?


must have been an earthquake in hell.



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by batdude
Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Saber 2 K memory limitations???
Replies: 7
Views: 760

Re: Saber 2 meg memory limitations???

I believe so...been a looooong time tho.

I seem to recall u didnt get 128 channels either

See this

http://www.repeater-builder.com/motorol ... index.html


Doug
by batdude
Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Question for the OTAR savy on generating key-loss key.
Replies: 9
Views: 597

Re: Question for the OTAR savy on generating key-loss key.

just as a point of reference, the KVL kept at most Moto shops for working on fed agency radio installs only has the KLK/KEK loaded into it. if memory serves, the KMF back in the day was a MDC1200 based system. this is how it worked: tech works on radio tech blasts radio with KEK tech calls dispatch ...
by batdude
Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DAYTON 2012 - Who is in? The official 2012 thread
Replies: 48
Views: 5639

Re: DAYTON 2012 - Who is in? The official 2012 thread

F**K


again?


crap.

literally, crap.

again?

crap.

like geyser...

crap.
by batdude
Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar PA Fail Issue. Any Advice
Replies: 24
Views: 3250

Re: Quantar PA Fail Issue. Any Advice

i would try a new SCM and see if that fixes the problem.

i have seen some wierd crap on quantar stations... and i don't even deal with them that often.


i suspect you have some kind of logic problem or a firmware mismatch (somehow)


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by batdude
Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: P25 TDMA Phase II Talk Around
Replies: 15
Views: 1151

Re: P25 TDMA Phase II Talk Around

not to digress.... but...

what modulation did the old next "directTalk" use...?

nextel = TDMA.... so just wondering.


doug
by batdude
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Control APX by smart phone
Replies: 8
Views: 926

Re: Control APX by smart phone

Good work.

Now in the name of 4chan.....

Pics or didnt happen.

Just kidding _ however there could be commetcial applications for your work....



Doug
by batdude
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:58 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ASTRO MOBILE
Replies: 5
Views: 791

Re: ASTRO MOBILE

google...

friend....


viewtopic.php?f=1&t=93701&start=0


121C-38 MOBILE ASTRO SPECTRA W5 403-433 MHZ 20-40WATTS 128 CHANNEL 146W 1
by batdude
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MTS2000 System Key - Help Please
Replies: 7
Views: 1380

Re: MTS2000 System Key - Help Please

not only is everything above true - i would add that using a "hacked" system key to access a trunked radio system (even just to monitor it) is considered a "computer network break-in" or "network trespass". i'm not sure what florida's laws are on the topic, but you can ...
by batdude
Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Odd Fail 001 on XTL
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: Odd Fail 001 on XTL

perform a complete alignment and check the OFB trunking channels to make sure that something isn't in there that is out of range....


i have seen this before with the same symptoms you describe... and it was due to a 178MHz channel being in one of the OOB trunking personalities....



doug
by batdude
Sun Dec 18, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AES help
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: AES help

i dunno terry... there are a :o TON of 3k+'s in use today... many more than the 3k. when the 3k came out... all it had over a T3011DX was the ability to load multi-algos.... so very few people upgraded their T3011's. AES changed that game though... mainly due to that and CKR vice PID key storage.......
by batdude
Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AES help
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: AES help

...

and KVL3000 upgrades were DISCO'd a LOOOONG time ago.

those upgrades went the way of the DODO as soon as the KVL3000+ came out.... "planned obsolescence"

no firmware or algo adds are available. period.


doug
by batdude
Fri May 27, 2011 6:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: KVL 3000 PLUS KEYLOADER (IC-F70)
Replies: 12
Views: 4398

Re: KVL 3000 PLUS KEYLOADER (IC-F70)

the "non-plus" KVL3000 *CANNOT* be upgraded to support AES


you must have a KVL3000+ to load AES keys



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by batdude
Sun May 22, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: apx7000 upgrade failure
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: apx7000 upgrade failure

i bet that your radio does not have a MACE chip on the board.

that would be a non-recoverable error i think.


congratulations on your paperweight.



doug
by batdude
Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need part number for XTS2500 M3 DES module
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Re: Need part number for XTS2500 M3 DES module

PMLN4931 is the number per my list...

bring lubricant... they ain't cheap.

http://www.akardam.net/moto/docs/mirror ... odules.pdf
by batdude
Fri Nov 26, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: wanted: adobe pdf of the KVL 3000 manual
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

Re: wanted: adobe pdf of the KVL 3000 manual

please note, i no longer need this - found it long ago...like 6 years.


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by batdude
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AES-CGM?
Replies: 11
Views: 952

Re: AES-CGM?

excellent read, thanks for the link.


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by batdude
Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AES-CGM?
Replies: 11
Views: 952

Re: AES-CGM?

can you explain that? what is the method of authentication? how is it "loaded"? via the KVL?
by batdude
Sat Nov 20, 2010 10:15 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AES-CGM?
Replies: 11
Views: 952

AES-CGM?

anyone know what this is?

i have a module here with OFB/XL/AES-256 and AES-CGM

?
by batdude
Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Looming Part 97 problems
Replies: 106
Views: 4344

Re: Looming Part 97 problems

a few things to consider.

Marine VHF - not subject to narrowbanding

Media links - not subject to narrowbanding

i'm sure there are other outliers too
by batdude
Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:16 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Looming Part 97 problems
Replies: 106
Views: 4344

Looming Part 97 problems

First and foremost, I am just relaying some information. It's certainly far from a dead-set conclusion. If you don't have a relevant reply other than "that's dumb" - please keep it to yourself. PART 97 Ham Radio Service and the Looming Narrowband Mandate Coming later this year or early nex...
by batdude
Sat Jun 12, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro digital amateur use in Orlando, FL area?
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: Astro digital amateur use in Orlando, FL area?

orlando is one of the most ham-unfriendly places, except maybe the northeast, to use amateur radio. there are so many tourists ... that none of the locals are eager to respond to any calls. it's a kickass repeater - still on one of the highest towers around... but prob on 10 or so digital users in t...
by batdude
Mon Jan 04, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX and XTS4000 charger adapters
Replies: 19
Views: 1076

APX and XTS4000 charger adapters

did a search, i didn't see these mentioned. these are INSERTS for the 4k and 7k that enable one to use a standard WPLN4111 impres charger: XTS 4000: PMLN5429A ($30ish bux) APX 7000: NNTN7687A ($30 ish bux) -- single unit adapter NNTN7686A ($30 ish bux) -- multi-unit charger adapter better than buyin...
by batdude
Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:00 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: on good authority.... XTL 5000 mobile "dual radio" info
Replies: 2
Views: 384

on good authority.... XTL 5000 mobile "dual radio" info

i heard today from a trusted source that M will *NOT* be releasing the dual radio O3/O5 firmware to the mass market (i.e. the rumored FW13.xx upgrade for dual radio w/ O3-O5). this is a marketing drive to push everyone into the apx mobile. i am betting that there might be an SP release for certain 3...
by batdude
Wed May 27, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Using VSELP radio to monitor Nextel iDEN?
Replies: 17
Views: 944

Re: Using VSELP radio to monitor Nextel iDEN?

R2660 TDMA/iden service monitor


only way i know of to do it.



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by batdude
Fri May 15, 2009 10:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra A9 cooling upgrade project
Replies: 14
Views: 869

Re: Spectra A9 cooling upgrade project

no, the X9k will NOT work with any of the newer spectra heads...

matter of fact, i can say positively, as i did it on mistake once and smoked an A5 control head doing it...



doug
by batdude
Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX7000
Replies: 29
Views: 1605

Re: APX7000

speaking of thales...

what's the deal with the Liberty?

i haven't heard much about it since apco LAST YEAR (2008)



doug
by batdude
Wed Mar 11, 2009 5:09 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX7000
Replies: 29
Views: 1605

Re: APX7000

in ref to peter's words above... moto did the same thing with VSELP guys... they had a product ready to ship that did not meet the standard, but the hardware was ready... so they released what they had.

i dont see this being much different...



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by batdude
Thu Mar 05, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: APX7000
Replies: 29
Views: 1605

Re: APX7000

a few, FEW... very select customers have field units on VHF/700-800

they are engraved on the front as beta test units.


the one i handled is a very slick radio... display is great... GPS works great.

antenna length ... sucks.



doug
by batdude
Sat Feb 28, 2009 2:48 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: What's the story about the XTS3500?
Replies: 8
Views: 814

Re: What's the story about the XTS3500?

was developed for Type 1 encryption.

was first radio to use an integrated vocoder (a la Astro saber) vice the 3 board layout of the XTS 3000.

no trunking option was ever officially available for the radio... any radio with trunking is Hax0r'd



doug
by batdude
Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: FL 01/90 MCS2000...Should I buy it
Replies: 3
Views: 591

Re: FL 01/90 MCS2000...Should I buy it

IMHO, it's a non-working $25 (NOT $125) radio...

it's analog
it's obsolete
it's on the verge of being no longer supported at the depot


don't waste your time, spend your $ on something that works.



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by batdude
Wed Dec 24, 2008 5:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MT vs MTS of the same radio (i.e. MTS2000 vs MT2000)
Replies: 7
Views: 2340

Re: MT vs MTS of the same radio (i.e. MTS2000 vs MT2000)

the original intent with the MT / MTS series was a way to restrict the sales of the radio. just like the Saber / Systems Saber - the Systems Saber and the MTS series were considered High Tier "Private Systems" (Moto's terms) radios. They were not orderable from the run of the mill Moto sho...
by batdude
Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Firmware 12.00.00, Encryption & System Access Problems
Replies: 7
Views: 707

Re: Firmware 12.00.00, Encryption & System Access Problems

two recommendations

#1 - give him another radio

#2 - don't bother sending the "bad" one in to the depot... total waste of time there. maybe arrange for it to be "lost at the scene"?



doug
by batdude
Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Couple hundred XTS 5000's stolen....
Replies: 11
Views: 1083

Couple hundred XTS 5000's stolen....

http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081015/NEWS/81015027 WEST POINT — Army investigators are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the culprit(s) who stole more than $400,000 worth of equipment from a warehouse at West Point. According to the Army Criminal Investig...
by batdude
Sun Nov 16, 2008 5:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Any way to determine type of secure module w/o disassembling
Replies: 11
Views: 1397

Re: Any way to determine type of secure module w/o disassembling

the upgrade is actually a field orderable item for the KVL3000+ --- not a flash item for the radio itself.

the "upgrade" consists of a PCMCIA card that goes in the KVL3000+ slot that upgrades the UCM via the KVL



doug

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