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by Spatch713
Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 distorted sidetone
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: HT1250 distorted sidetone

Thanks Joe. Good idea!
by Spatch713
Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 distorted sidetone
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: HT1250 distorted sidetone

I will try the magnet trick as soon as I get my paws back on the radio. Can anyone fill me in on how to take it apart? I assume the flex cable is fragile?
by Spatch713
Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 distorted sidetone
Replies: 7
Views: 802

HT1250 distorted sidetone

A friend of mine picked up a UHF (403-470 split) HT1250 on fleaBay and brought it over to program. After a few hours of building the ultimate codeplug and programming the radio I was disappointed to find out that their is a problem. The sidetone that sounds for a Pre-PTT MDC ID sounds "off"...
by Spatch713
Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:44 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor V Reset Functions
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Re: Minitor V Reset Functions

Get a Federal Informer or something similar. I dont believe that the Minitor series can do what you want.
by Spatch713
Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Radios for a Type I trunking
Replies: 5
Views: 650

Re: Radios for a Type I trunking

You rock! Thanks
by Spatch713
Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Radios for a Type I trunking
Replies: 5
Views: 650

Re: Radios for a Type I trunking

Would you happen to know what flash codes I should look for?
by Spatch713
Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:00 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Radios for a Type I trunking
Replies: 5
Views: 650

Radios for a Type I trunking

Out of curiosity what radios (prefer radios produced after the year 2000) are capable of working on a 800 Type I trunking system? Specifically, can any of the XTS series radios do this? I understand flashing has a lot to do with this but I am wondering if Motorola even markets/supports such old syst...
by Spatch713
Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1550 Low Band "EEPRM CS ERROR"
Replies: 5
Views: 548

Re: CDM1550 Low Band "EEPRM CS ERROR"

damn... looks like a descent challenge ahead. It might just be easier to cough up the dough and bring it to the local Motorola shop.
by Spatch713
Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:19 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1550 Low Band "EEPRM CS ERROR"
Replies: 5
Views: 548

Re: CDM1550 Low Band "EEPRM CS ERROR"

To do this "trick" does the radio that I read have to be identical (band, model, etc) to the broken radio? If the model doesnt matter I have a UHF CDM1550 right next to broken Low band that I could use for the tricking otherwise I am up for a challenge (finding another low band 1550). Than...
by Spatch713
Sun Apr 13, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1550 Low Band "EEPRM CS ERROR"
Replies: 5
Views: 548

CDM1550 Low Band "EEPRM CS ERROR"

I purchased a used low band CDM1550 last week. The first thing I did was download the codeplug and save it. I then programmed all my stuff in and the radio worked like a champ. I noticed I screwed up a PL tone in programming so I adjust it and attempted to program the radio and thats when I got the ...
by Spatch713
Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:11 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Help Minitor 5 short tone
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Re: Help Minitor 5 short tone

Luciani... Southport Fire? Have Romsky contact me. We will get them working.
by Spatch713
Fri Feb 23, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Twin / Dual MDC1200 PTT ID burst
Replies: 18
Views: 2364

The more I listen to it seems to be one medic in particular and it seems like he just taps the PTT twice! Very odd.

nhmfire: There is definetly no preamble (our friends in Durham love it!)

The console at KX is made by CCC (pretty much a heaping pile of donkey manure)
by Spatch713
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Twin / Dual MDC1200 PTT ID burst
Replies: 18
Views: 2364

I will try and run that WinMDC program another batlaber made. That should be able to catch both of them.
by Spatch713
Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Twin / Dual MDC1200 PTT ID burst
Replies: 18
Views: 2364

Yeah, that would get old fast. Hopefully they use DOS! In my case this is really odd since all the repeaters are DPL/PL accessed just like the norm (at least in my area of CT). Well, it seems as though this is more of a 'error' in programming - with no actual purpose.
by Spatch713
Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Twin / Dual MDC1200 PTT ID burst
Replies: 18
Views: 2364

Yeah, that would be odd... its definetly not the preamble (chirping kinda sound prior to the MDC burst). I could care less about it but its weird - so now I am curious!

nmfire10 - you may hear this from the medics (not sure about Medic 6 - but possibly 2). Do you have any clue?
by Spatch713
Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Twin / Dual MDC1200 PTT ID burst
Replies: 18
Views: 2364

Twin / Dual MDC1200 PTT ID burst

I recently noticed that one of our paramedics has two MDC1200 data bursts upon key up (pre PTT ID). It's definetly two distinct and seperate MDC bursts. I can tell you they are using CDM1250 VHF mobiles. I have not had a chance to park my XTS5K on a channel and see if I can decode the transmitted ID...
by Spatch713
Mon Nov 27, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Q for all you pager gurus... simple POCSAG decoder?
Replies: 10
Views: 1030

PDT2000

They are around $675 a piece. Let me know if you need anymore info or would like to purchase one.
by Spatch713
Fri Nov 24, 2006 7:14 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Q for all you pager gurus... simple POCSAG decoder?
Replies: 10
Views: 1030

You need to check out:

http://wipath.com/pagingproducts.html

I use a PDT2000 now for similar stuff and its AWSOME. Check out the specs on it. Let me know if you have any questions.
by Spatch713
Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:43 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Repeater Hang Time Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Speaking of reverse burst I have noticed a slightly longer repeater/transmitter dekey when the cops are on their mobiles (midlands) prior to this situation happening. I cant stand that rush of static...

I will take a look into your points as well.

Thank you guys for the assistance.
by Spatch713
Sun Jun 11, 2006 5:05 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Repeater Hang Time Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Excellent!

Ok, I will check that out when I get up to the site next time. We are using tone remote keying. It bothers me if its the cap because the last thing we need is a repeater staying keyed.
by Spatch713
Sun Jun 11, 2006 6:47 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Repeater Hang Time Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Repeater Hang Time Problem

We currently have a VHF MSR2000 two site voted repeater in operation. There is one receiver at the other end of town and naturally one at the repeater site. We use phone lines for communication between the two sites. The comparator is located at the repeater site as well which I dont agree with but ...
by Spatch713
Mon Jun 05, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor IV Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1274

I miss my M5...

I had to give it up to some of our "mentally challenged" because I was sick of hearing them ask for the call address everytime we had a call. Now they can replay the call since the M5 has SV in low band.
by Spatch713
Sun Jun 04, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor IV Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1274

I am still having this issue with our M4 pagers. Just wondering if anyone new to the board since I first posted has had a similar experience or knows of a fix.
by Spatch713
Tue Apr 25, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MC2500 Console
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Thats a real bummer.... how do you forget something like that? I understand that MDC on a base setup is unusual but in this case it would be helpful. Our dispatch center has all sorts of unusual UHF to low band crossband repeaters. Unfortunatly ours has a good 500-600ms delay in keying the low band ...
by Spatch713
Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:52 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MC2500 Console
Replies: 3
Views: 429

MC2500 Console

Does anyone know how to get the MC2500 console to sound a sidetone when transmitting? I need to set a sizeable sidetone delay due to our repeater system being slow. I have set MDC on Pre-PTT but there is no side tone.

Any help appreciated.
by Spatch713
Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Help with Pyramid Repeater SVR-200
Replies: 23
Views: 9701

Does this (the priority assigning) scenario only work if the repeater is turned on at the scene (sending out the tone)? The reason I ask is I know of some departments that leave a repeater constantly on because their personnel forget to activate it. We have a low band radio with a SVR200 connected t...
by Spatch713
Tue Feb 07, 2006 8:13 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: NEW Mobile Install Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1358

Yes I am aware of that. But I dont want three seperate antennas on my car. The questions was does anyone have any direct experience with an Austin Spectra antenna.
by Spatch713
Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:37 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: NEW Mobile Install Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1358

Great, that helps a lot. I wasnt sure if they were narrow band capable. I might be able to get my hand on a VHF astro spectra but I already have all the progamming gear and familiarity with the CDM's.

So does anyone have any experience with the Austin Spectra multiband antenna?
by Spatch713
Sun Feb 05, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: NEW Mobile Install Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1358

NEW Mobile Install Help

I want to run a mobile setup by you guys and get some input. I have a 99' Ford Explorer that currently has a UHF x9000 with a 1/4 wave NMO mount antenna on the roof and a BC780 scanner with a L-mount Hustler antenna on the drivers side fender/hood. I also have a yaesu FT1500 ham radio but no antenna...
by Spatch713
Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor 5 won't trip
Replies: 5
Views: 847

If it matters I have five Minitor V's in the field with the latest firmware and software (released back on Dec 8th) decoding Plectron tones 2807.0 and 2575.o with NO problems. Maybe it isnt the tones?
by Spatch713
Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:31 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CDM1250 weird tone?
Replies: 8
Views: 813

PROBLEM SOLVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OK, after this problem has persisted forever I finally stopped being lazy and called our local /\/\ shop. Here's what the problem is. The tone remote adapater levels were too high. Somehow the CDM radio was being told to switch to an unprogrammed channel (eventhough none existed) causing the radio t...
by Spatch713
Wed Nov 30, 2005 7:15 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Who can pgm Moto Advisor Elite Flex?
Replies: 10
Views: 1245

Advisor II

Does the Advisor Gold software program the Advisor II?
by Spatch713
Sat Oct 29, 2005 6:41 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor IV Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1274

Minitor IV Issues

Just wondering if anyone has experienced the same problems we are with our Minitor IV pagers. We have low band 42-50 MHz 2ch pagers that we received in early 2004. The pagers alert fine but when you push the reset button they almost never reset. You hear the static when the reset button is pressed b...
by Spatch713
Sun Oct 02, 2005 5:55 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CDM1250 weird tone?
Replies: 8
Views: 813

I misunderstood you. No there is no QCII or any other type of two-tone sequential paging. There might be some MDC that sneaks in every now and then. The reason for this is the agency on this VHF channel is using a Motorola repeater and HT's but Midland mobiles which dont have the reverse burst. Of c...
by Spatch713
Sat Oct 01, 2005 10:35 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Nextel BDA repeater
Replies: 4
Views: 566

Thats their problem - im just asking the question because I though it was a good question and I havent got a clue as to what the answer is. I'll pass it on but im sure they have already taken care of this since its been there a long time and its in a nuclear power plant.
by Spatch713
Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Nextel BDA repeater
Replies: 4
Views: 566

OK, I will pass this on to my buddy. The thing is going in a 5 story commericial building at a power plant. I am pretty sure they have radio guys there to help them but my buddy is speculating on how they might do this. I actully find it kinda of interesting as well.
by Spatch713
Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:48 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CDM1250 weird tone?
Replies: 8
Views: 813

There are no QCII settings in the radio. Ok, i see your point about how the radio and remote communicate. I have the CDM software but not the remote software. Looks like I need to call our vendor and have them take a look.
by Spatch713
Thu Sep 29, 2005 6:35 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CDM1250 weird tone?
Replies: 8
Views: 813

They are all turned off in the radio not the remote. BUT, no one uses MDC on the channels this radio is used on. I just dont understand what is causing this.
by Spatch713
Thu Sep 29, 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CDM1250 weird tone?
Replies: 8
Views: 813

CDM1250 weird tone?

I have a low band, VHF and UHF CDM1250 in our back room going to a MC2500 remote in the office. This setup was installed a month ago. For no appearent reason out of the blue a steady beep/tone is emitted from the remote. When looking at the remote it is coming from the VHF CDM. THe call light will b...
by Spatch713
Thu Sep 29, 2005 5:51 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Nextel BDA repeater
Replies: 4
Views: 566

Nextel BDA repeater

My buddy is putting a nextel repeater in his fire station so they can have service inside their building. His question to me was where to put the actual repeater unit. They have a long run I think about 200'. Should it be places closer to the outside antenna or the inside antenna?
by Spatch713
Sun Sep 11, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MC2500 and MDC1200
Replies: 5
Views: 601

Excellent, thank you for the quick reply. The wire that is already run from the demark to the tone remote adapters, has the extra wires left in place. They are twisted together and out of the way. Looks like the big work is on the tone remote adapter. The programming of the MC2500 will have to be do...
by Spatch713
Sun Sep 11, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MC2500 and MDC1200
Replies: 5
Views: 601

You are absolutely correct I mean PRE PTT ID. Thanks you for the correction. All of the remotes were wired with CAT-5 but I only noticed two wires going to the demark and then on to the tone remote adapters. Would you happen to know what I would have to do in order to get that audio I need?
by Spatch713
Sat Sep 10, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MC2500 and MDC1200
Replies: 5
Views: 601

MC2500 and MDC1200

Ok for some background for you guys to help me, our EMS agency just moved into a brand new building. We had a nice commuincations setup installed which includes Low, high, and UHF CDM1250's. The UHF CDM is controlled by 6 MC1000's and one MC2500. The problem is when we use a remote our transmissions...
by Spatch713
Sun Jul 03, 2005 6:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MINITOR Series DIN pinouts
Replies: 3
Views: 2034

EXCELLENT!!!

I just came back to post that I had figured it out with a an old speaker and a few taps of the replay botton on the pager inside the amp charger. Thank you very much, now I can get the lamp to turn on.
by Spatch713
Sat Jul 02, 2005 7:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MINITOR Series DIN pinouts
Replies: 3
Views: 2034

The charger I have is a NYN8348A. Hope this helps you guys in assisting me.
by Spatch713
Fri Jul 01, 2005 11:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MINITOR Series DIN pinouts
Replies: 3
Views: 2034

MINITOR Series DIN pinouts

I know Batlabs lists the DIN pinouts for the Minitor II series charger/amps but I have Minitor III/IV and the DIN connector is a 5 pin instead of what Batlabs has listed.

Does anyone have the correct pinouts for a 5 DIN connector?
by Spatch713
Sun Apr 18, 2004 12:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor III (3) Stored Voice and proper Squelch programming
Replies: 4
Views: 473

So what your saying is there is a option in the RSS "dynamic recording?"

I programmed the pager to cut out at 30 seconds but if we are simplex and there is no carrier (lack of repeater... for example) how do I set it up?
by Spatch713
Sun Apr 18, 2004 7:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor III (3) Stored Voice and proper Squelch programming
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Minitor III (3) Stored Voice and proper Squelch programming

I have a UHF M3 with SV that I just programmed today. We are dispatched on a SIMPLEX channel so there is no repeater "tail." The squelch is set to REVERT. The SV option works fine but when we are paged my pager only records a quick burst of static or somtimes nothing but the end of message beep. I a...

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