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by K8TEK
Mon May 13, 2013 2:33 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Motorola XTS 3000
Replies: 9
Views: 997

Re: Motorola XTS 3000

Go buy a scanner. You are only going to get yourself in trouble with such a radio.
by K8TEK
Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Cdm1550ls Backlight Fuse
Replies: 4
Views: 1073

Re: Cdm1550ls Backlight Fuse

RFguy wrote:
K8TEK wrote:https://www.p25.ca/threads/1902-CDM-Series-Detailed-Service-Manual?p=13227#post13227


Seems to require registration before viewing the post.

Register then.
by K8TEK
Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:42 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: MINITOR VI (YES 6)
Replies: 73
Views: 11120

Re: MINITOR VI (YES 6)

Cool first post bro. Why was this post even approved?
by K8TEK
Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: AS3 Overheating/Locks Up in TX
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Re: AS3 Overheating/Locks Up in TX

Okey-dokey... Carefully took apart the radio and noted that there is no pad between the PA module and the frame. I presume that the pad is some sort of compressible material that goes in between the PA and frame? I applied a very light coating of heat sink compound to the mating components and re-a...
by K8TEK
Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:53 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: URGENT!! Need to choose Motorola radio for NACRE QUIETPRO
Replies: 6
Views: 1937

Re: URGENT!! Need to choose Motorola radio for NACRE QUIETPR

Perhaps you should let someone who knows what they are doing program your radio if you think using HT1000 RSS is complicated.
by K8TEK
Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT750 Parts Identify Help
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Re: HT750 Parts Identify Help

8480549Z01

That doesn't come with the 33pF cap on the flex, that is 2113740A41.

You also need the escutcheon for the outside of the flex. 1386058A01
by K8TEK
Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Radio accedently keyed in to a wrong freq, radio DEAD
Replies: 41
Views: 4278

Re: Radio accedently keyed in to a wrong freq, radio DEAD

Well, here's the story... I took the radio to the Fire Company that inhibited it and now its back up and running, no changing Fuses etc... The radio is a VHF, MDC enabled on TX and on RX, on Conventional mode, and no, the Radio ID was not 1234... I actually do have a nice couple years experience wi...
by K8TEK
Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Impres multi unit charger fan change
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: Impres multi unit charger fan change

Looks like I should buy a few of them. I have my gang charger next to my night stand and it gets annoying at times.
by K8TEK
Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Sprint announces Nextel shutdown date: June 30, 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2884

Re: Sprint announces Nextel shutdown date: June 30, 2013

Yep, and as I recall, one of the major conditions of the FCC originally granting FleetCall/Nextel the licenses was specifically that they could not be used for or converted to PCS. It's really not shocking that they've disregarded their own precedent, they've made it clear that their rules are only...
by K8TEK
Thu May 31, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Sprint announces Nextel shutdown date: June 30, 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2884

Re: Sprint announces Nextel shutdown date: June 30, 2013

This sure makes rebanding a complete waste of time and money.
by K8TEK
Wed May 30, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Encryption boards in XTS3000's - firmware issues perhaps ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1268

Re: Encryption boards in XTS3000's - firmware issues perhaps

It sounds like your KVL is ASN (uses PID mode in the radio) trying to load in CKR mode or ASTRO25 (uses CKR mode in the radio) trying to load in PID mode.
by K8TEK
Sun May 27, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar resets on Page and Call alerts
Replies: 9
Views: 525

Re: Quantar resets on Page and Call alerts

Let's take a step back and review - paging tones reset the station. Quantars live, eat, and breathe paging tones. I'm doubtful this is a firmware problem. Do all tones, any tones reset the station, or just one specific set? You just acquired the station from where? What was it's past duty? Did they...
by K8TEK
Wed May 16, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DAYTON 2012 - Who is in? The official 2012 thread
Replies: 48
Views: 5904

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

You are gonna need v.24 cards to accomplish that.
by K8TEK
Mon May 07, 2012 8:20 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 vs HT1250 Performance [Just throwing this out there]
Replies: 19
Views: 3420

Re: Just throwing this out there

motorola_otaku wrote:
Will wrote:There was a serious problem in the antenna matching circuit in many HT1250 and it's brothers and cousins. This is an ongoing problem.

Does this also apply to the 220 MHz HT1250s with SMA antenna connectors?

As far as I know, it was only the VHF model with the problem.
by K8TEK
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Issue with an XTS5000...
Replies: 17
Views: 1815

Re: Issue with an XTS5000...

Your radio was inhibited.
by K8TEK
Sat Mar 24, 2012 3:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS 1500 emergency button question
Replies: 5
Views: 1105

Re: XTS 1500 emergency button question

Look under Radio Wide and then Advanced II tab. The field you want to change is Short Keypress Duration for Emergency (ms): The long keypress duration needs to be > the short keypress duration. Training the SAR goons not to hit the button on "accident" would be an equally effective soluti...
by K8TEK
Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What Other Motorola Gear Do You Have?
Replies: 14
Views: 1469

Re: What Other Motorola Gear Do You Have?

CDMA StarTACs aren't that retro. They are more than capable of working on any other CDMA network if they allowed new activations for phones without embedded GPS.

I bet their are some still active on Verzon.
by K8TEK
Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:14 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What Other Motorola Gear Do You Have?
Replies: 14
Views: 1469

Re: What Other Motorola Gear Do You Have?

Phones ⋅ T2260 ⋅ V120c ⋅ T730 ⋅ E815 ⋅ i355 ⋅ A855 ⋅ Droid RAZR MAXX Consumer electronics ⋅ ROKR S9-HD ⋅ H730 ⋅ H300 ⋅ MR350 Commercial radios ⋅ HT1250 VHF ⋅ UHF and VHF...
by K8TEK
Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Suggest me a radio
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Re: Suggest me a radio

escomm wrote:
K8TEK wrote:APX7500

He asked for a speaker in the control head, though it wasn't very clear. Though your suggestion is inappropriate for the application on innumerable levels, it doesn't even meet the basic requirements posted. 8)

That is why I would recommend the O2 control head. 8)
by K8TEK
Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Suggest me a radio
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Re: Suggest me a radio

APX7500
by K8TEK
Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: Astro25 Firmware R17.00.02 Released 3/8/12
Replies: 5
Views: 2779

Re: Astro25 Firmware R17.00.02 Released 3/8/12

KB9KST wrote:Release notes (odd nothing is mentioned about fixing any bug with R17.00.00 that bricked radios):

That's because the CPS is junk, not the firmware.
by K8TEK
Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: Charging adapter xts2500 for xts5000 charger?

You don't need one.

If you do, you are using Waris batteries, which weren't made for the XTS2500.
by K8TEK
Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anybody else experiencing fake redirects with IE?
Replies: 27
Views: 1466

Re: Anybody else experiencing fake redirects with IE?

KE7JFF wrote:
K8TEK wrote:
AL7OC wrote:FYI, had same problem with i-Touch. No problems as of Monday AM. Symptoms started Saturday.

What is an i-Touch?


iPod Touch = iPhone without phone.

I know what an iPod Touch is. I've never heard of an i-Touch though.
by K8TEK
Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New APX 7500 Control Heads
Replies: 27
Views: 2380

Re: New APX 7500 Control Heads

XTS/XTL cancellation in 5...4....3.................... Good, the XTLs are garbage. What are you basing your un biased comment on? What radio do you believe is better? Jim The Astro Spectra Plus. Only one programming cable, Never bricked one doing a firmware upgrade, don't have to sync control heads...
by K8TEK
Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:05 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: New APX 7500 Control Heads
Replies: 27
Views: 2380

Re: New APX 7500 Control Heads

alex wrote:XTS/XTL cancellation in 5...4....3....................

Good, the XTLs are garbage.
by K8TEK
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anybody else experiencing fake redirects with IE?
Replies: 27
Views: 1466

Re: Anybody else experiencing fake redirects with IE?

AL7OC wrote:FYI, had same problem with i-Touch. No problems as of Monday AM. Symptoms started Saturday.

What is an i-Touch?
by K8TEK
Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:25 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help with Network Radio Programmer
Replies: 6
Views: 694

Re: Help with Network Radio Programmer

Fuel4300 wrote:
bezking wrote:I think he meant he plugged his computer into the cable modem? Fuel, did you try running the NRP as an Administrator?


Yes I am running as an admin and in XP SP3 compatibility mode.

Why are you running it in compatibility mode?
by K8TEK
Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:57 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Whats the best flashcode you have seen xts5000
Replies: 11
Views: 1599

Re: Whats the best flashcode you have seen xts5000

bezking wrote:FFFFFF-FFFFFF-F :)


The checksum should be 6.
by K8TEK
Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:55 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 Menu Options
Replies: 3
Views: 592

Re: XTS2500 Menu Options

Hey guys, Beware, There are some bugs in firmware 17.00 I'll waite for a while before I upgrade my radios. I'm sure someone here can post what bugs the firmware has. Don't have my notes with me. I don't have any problems with the firmware, it is the CPS with the problems. HOST/DSP R16.00.02 worked ...
by K8TEK
Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Screwed Up Big Time!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

Re: Screwed Up Big Time!!!!

I'm sure you could find other nodes to solder the display cables to, but it would be much easier to just replace the display.

P/N 5105238U83
List $124.95
by K8TEK
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 Menu Options
Replies: 3
Views: 592

Re: XTS2500 Menu Options

It enables/disables the ID in between the zone/channel name and the menu items
by K8TEK
Mon Feb 20, 2012 4:30 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Auto Key Select for Receive
Replies: 10
Views: 812

Re: Auto Key Select for Receive

Have the other agency try and set all of the radios to 25KHz P25 and see if this fixes it. I found some of my notes but so far they are all depot tool related and only for downgrading firmware revision but I'll keep searching. Mike Bandwidth settings have absolutely no effect in digital mode. IMBE ...
by K8TEK
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: TAPATALK
Replies: 19
Views: 6683

Re: TAPATALK

I PM'd Alex this week about it and he ignored me. I think Alex is misinformed when it comes to the price. It is free for the server administrator to install, the cost is passed on to the client.

The $1000 you speak of is to get your own personalized app for the android market or app store.
by K8TEK
Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Astro 25 Portable 17.00.00
Replies: 11
Views: 930

Re: Astro 25 Portable 17.00.00

Motorola pulled the firmware today.
by K8TEK
Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS2500 and XTS5000 antennas.
Replies: 3
Views: 594

XTS2500 and XTS5000 antennas.

In Motorola's high tier accessory catalog, they list different antennas for the 2500 and the 5000. The 2500 is P/N NAE6547AR and the 5000 is P/N 8505644V05. What is the difference? Both cover the exact same band, are the exact same length and use the exact same SMA connector. They are also the exact...
by K8TEK
Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS5k P25 RX problems
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: XTS5k P25 RX problems

It sounds like a problem with the quantar. Try listening to the repeater input.
by K8TEK
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Unresponsive Button HT1250
Replies: 5
Views: 725

Re: Unresponsive Button HT1250

Replace the keyboard, part number 0104018J54.

List is $25.
by K8TEK
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola XTS Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3397

Re: Motorola XTS Question

I believe Motorola is done supporting 4MEG radios, meaning no more DSP upgrades either.
by K8TEK
Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS3000 PTT and MODAT Issue...?
Replies: 9
Views: 1222

Re: XTS3000 PTT and MODAT Issue...?

What do you need MODAT for?
by K8TEK
Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS5000 Firmware R4 to R16
Replies: 22
Views: 1739

Re: XTS5000 Firmware R4 to R16

cyuking5566123 wrote:I upgrade R04 to R15.09 by Flaskzap.
It is successful.

What is Flaskzap?
by K8TEK
Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: P25 Out Of Range
Replies: 17
Views: 1727

Re: P25 Out Of Range

Check your RSSI values.
by K8TEK
Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:44 am
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: ASTRO 25 Firmware 17.00.00 Released
Replies: 22
Views: 6503

Re: ASTRO 25 Firmware 17.00.00 Released

I didn't have any issues that Tim described above, but something sure isn't right even though a Model 1.5 is no longer limited to 96 modes. :-) Did you have any issues with the DSP being upgraded to 16.50.20 instead of the correct version of 17.00.00? I have seen this issue is pretty much universal.
by K8TEK
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: ASTRO 25 Firmware 17.00.00 Released
Replies: 22
Views: 6503

Re: ASTRO 25 Firmware 17.00.00 Released

FW 17 is completely screwed up. It took me about 30 minutes to upgrade a 2500. CPS17 took about 20 minutes to just read the codeplug.

HOST version upgraded to R17.00.00 just fine, but DSP got upgraded to R16.50.20. What the hell Moronola!
by K8TEK
Wed Jan 04, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: V.24 Daughter Card
Replies: 1
Views: 226

V.24 Daughter Card

Does anybody know what the second port on the V.24 Daughter Card is used for? I looked in the service manual and I cannot find any reference to it.
by K8TEK
Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AES help
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: AES help

The 3000 isn't flashportable and does not support AES. You would need a KVL3000+ or KVL4000 with AES flashed in. The KVL3000 most certainly is flashportable. You use PCMCIA cards to add other algorithms (DES, DVP, DVI) and modes (ASN, ASTRO25) to the keyloader. While it is true it doesn't support A...
by K8TEK
Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS 3000 "Out of range" error
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: XTS 3000 "Out of range" error

If the radio is on an Omnilink system, it could be because there can be 4 different system ids. It will give you an out of range error if the site you are trying to monitor is transmitting a different system id than the one it is expecting.
by K8TEK
Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL Consolette Pwr Supply HPN4005B
Replies: 28
Views: 7822

Re: XTL Consolette Pwr Supply HPN4005B

List on that part is $625.80
by K8TEK
Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1550XLS F/W ver. for FPP ?
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: HT1550XLS F/W ver. for FPP ?

They all do it. That was a feature of the radio when it was released.
by K8TEK
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: No QuickCall II option for the APX7000?
Replies: 27
Views: 1733

Re: No QuickCall II option for the APX7000?

loband wrote:If it comes out it will be in a firmware update....

I know that. Motorola released CPS 7 on the 21nd, and in the release notes it lists new features that require HOST and DSP 7, among them, QCII was not listed. That is why I said CPS 7, because HOST and DSP 7 has not been released yet.

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