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by cgroftmc
Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR5500e HHCH front programming cable
Replies: 2
Views: 769

Re: XPR5500e HHCH front programming cable

Any one will work. Grabbed the one off my printer and used it just today as a matter of fact.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Tue Nov 15, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL with low output power
Replies: 8
Views: 701

Re: XTL with low output power

So I hooked up the radio to a 30A PS with a current meter. The radio is only pulling approx 8 amps. Alignment time I guess.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL with low output power
Replies: 8
Views: 701

Re: XTL with low output power

Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'll give them a try. The radio is hooked up to a ASTRON 20 AMP PS (15A continuous). I have a different higher rated supply that I will try.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTL with low output power
Replies: 8
Views: 701

XTL with low output power

Picked up a mid power XTL recently. I hooked it up to a meter and was expecting to see around 45-50 watts out. I'm seeing around 30. The power settings are set to 10 watts low and 53.5 for high. I also tried to adjust the current settings in the tuner with no luck. Any suggestions?? Did Moto make a ...
by cgroftmc
Fri Oct 07, 2011 3:03 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: AVA/Convertacom Amplifier Switching
Replies: 10
Views: 613

Re: AVA/Convertacom Amplifier Switching

A diplexer should do what you want.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Saber Current Draw
Replies: 5
Views: 746

Re: Motorola Saber Current Draw

So if you use ohm's law you get the following 23.68/3.2 = 7.4 volts. I'd say your in the ball park.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX Mobile & Portable Firmware R06.05.05 Released
Replies: 6
Views: 2905

Re: APX Mobile & Portable Firmware R06.05.05 Released

Anybody notice that it's a little more sensitive to over deviation after the FW upgrade? Seems like my 7000 is clipping more than before on the Hammy freqs.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX Mobile & Portable Firmware R06.00.00 Released
Replies: 15
Views: 4167

Re: APX Mobile & Portable Firmware R06.00.00 Released

Noticed the FW download also included the Flashport manual. It references iButton/Flashkey. Are the days of free FW upgrades over?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS 5000 Help Will not power on
Replies: 16
Views: 1095

Re: XTS 5000 Help Will not power on

Hmm, apparently this radio has been placed on Ebay and reported as fraud.

http://forums.radioreference.com/motoro ... -turn.html
by cgroftmc
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro Spectra W3 HHCH, squelch menu item?
Replies: 2
Views: 886

Re: Astro Spectra W3 HHCH, squelch menu item?

Add a monitor function to one of the side buttons. When you long press the monitor button a adjustable squelch option will appear on the display.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu May 26, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX Release 05.05.10
Replies: 2
Views: 1595

APX Release 05.05.10

Released on May 25. Anybody try it yet?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX CPS R05.00.00 Released
Replies: 22
Views: 5139

Re: APX CPS R05.00.00 Released

Great, thanks!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX CPS R05.00.00 Released
Replies: 22
Views: 5139

Re: APX CPS R05.00.00 Released

Just to be clear, if my radio does not have the "Q507/G507 - 12.5 kHz FCC Mandate option" I can use this release and still have the ability to program non mandate frequencies?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: APX FW 4.00.25 out...
Replies: 12
Views: 2609

Re: APX FW 4.00.25 out...

To do a firmware upgrade do you need anything more than the CPS, firmware and USB cable?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Fri Jun 11, 2010 6:24 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS4000 Keyloading
Replies: 11
Views: 781

Re: XTS4000 Keyloading

Got the cable but I have to go out of town for the weekend. Do you still need me to ring it out?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Wed Jun 09, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS4000 Keyloading
Replies: 11
Views: 781

Re: XTS4000 Keyloading

I will be home tomorrow and can ohm out the cable. I'll post the results.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu Jun 03, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS4000 Keyloading
Replies: 11
Views: 781

Re: XTS4000 Keyloading

Looks like I am getting one from a board member. Thanks again!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS4000 Keyloading
Replies: 11
Views: 781

Re: XTS4000 Keyloading

Thanks for the info. Do you happen to have a source for a XTS4000 to KVL cable?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS4000 Keyloading
Replies: 11
Views: 781

XTS4000 Keyloading

Can the XTS4000 be keyloaded with a 3011DX KVL? If so, does anybody know the proper pins that need to be used for the KVL and the radio?

Thanks!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:01 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor II Set 8
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: Minitor II Set 8

Great, thanks!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Wed Mar 31, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor II Set 8
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Minitor II Set 8

I am trying to set up a Minitor II for Set 8 (A-b, C-B) however there is no 3c3 jumper on the board. I am assuming that my board is a different revision than the one on the batlabs site. Any info would be helpful. Thanks!!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:51 am
Forum: Motorola Digital Radio Compatability
Topic: New Datron Tri-Band
Replies: 1
Views: 1173

New Datron Tri-Band

Anybody had a chance to see it. Looks interesting on the website.

Guardian II

http://www.dtwc.com/pdf_files/Guardian2_Brochure.pdf

Scroll to the second page to see it.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Version 05.03.00 CPS for Astro released
Replies: 16
Views: 2212

Re: Version 05.03.00 CPS for Astro released

Is this version of CPS backward compatible with version R5.02.00? Can a radio that was programmed with R5.03 be read with R5.02?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Mon Oct 27, 2008 6:26 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS 3000 LCD Display Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: XTS 3000 LCD Display Problem

Just got it working. The flex was not seated properly.
by cgroftmc
Mon Oct 27, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS 3000 LCD Display Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 248

XTS 3000 LCD Display Problem

Installed a DES-OFB board into a XTS 3000 today. After I re-assembled the radio the display was not functioning. I rechecked the LCD and flex. It looks fine. I have done this before with no problems. The LCD flashes upon power up but then does not display anything. The backlight works. Any suggestio...
by cgroftmc
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:49 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: How does other P25 stuff compare to /\/\?
Replies: 7
Views: 629

Re: How does other P25 stuff compare to /\/\?

I have two THALES/RACAL 25 VHF that I use quite a bit. I also mix in an XTS 3000 with ver 8 DSP. I think that the audio quality between the XTS and the THALES is pretty close in quality. The THALES transmit audio is a little hot when received on the XTS, but still sounds great. The THALES is nice be...
by cgroftmc
Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: ASTRO 25 CPS Versions
Replies: 4
Views: 500

ASTRO 25 CPS Versions

Are there two versions of ASTRO 25 CPS? One for Mobile and one for Portable? Thanks!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sun Sep 23, 2007 5:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro Saber and Saber SI what's the diff??
Replies: 18
Views: 920

Re: Astro Saber/SI

At one time I had a SABER SI LAB RSS that would allow you to pick the bandsplit U, V or 800. I remember the software being very unstable.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: mcs2000 encryption problem
Replies: 8
Views: 596

Re: mcs200 encryption problem

Seth, are you using a DX keyloader?


Craig
by cgroftmc
Tue Apr 03, 2007 2:36 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: AS VOCON Board Swap
Replies: 2
Views: 286

AS VOCON Board Swap

Hello all, I have a VHF AS II that is Analog only, and a VHF AS I that is flashed for digital. I want to make the AS II digital. I think that all I need to do is swap the vocon board. Is there anything else that I need to do. Thanks for the help.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sat Jan 13, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Problem between ASTRO SABER and XTS3000
Replies: 14
Views: 791

Thanks all for the help.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sat Jan 13, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Problem between ASTRO SABER and XTS3000
Replies: 14
Views: 791

The XTS is a N. The AS is an A.

"A" means analog only, but the AS is transmitting digital. I can hear the data stream on my scanner.

Hack Job???

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sat Jan 13, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Problem between ASTRO SABER and XTS3000
Replies: 14
Views: 791

The XTS is a N. The AS is an A.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:09 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Problem between ASTRO SABER and XTS3000
Replies: 14
Views: 791

Under the TX Options screen the channel spacing is set to 25KHZ. Is this the setting that you are referring to?

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:03 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Problem between ASTRO SABER and XTS3000
Replies: 14
Views: 791

XTS 580001-000000-0

AS 100001-000000-7
by cgroftmc
Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Problem between ASTRO SABER and XTS3000
Replies: 14
Views: 791

Problem between ASTRO SABER and XTS3000

I am trying to set up two radios AS and XTS to communicate. I have ASTRO enabled on rx and tx on both radios as well as NAC 293 and digital CSQ. Talk group and signalling are disabled. I only get digital noise on either radio when recieving. I have checked everything that I can think of and compared...
by cgroftmc
Sun May 07, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor V Codeplug request
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Minitor V Codeplug request

Could anybody send me a Minitor V codeplug? Split does not matter. Thanks!!

mailto:ASPARCS@Gmail.com

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sun Apr 30, 2006 3:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 6D Saber Question
Replies: 2
Views: 409

Thanks did the swap and all is well.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sat Apr 29, 2006 5:48 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 6D Saber Question
Replies: 2
Views: 409

6D Saber Question

I have a 6D SABER I and a 5D SABER III. I would like to make the SABER III 6D. If possible which modules do I need to swap? Thanks!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Mon Feb 20, 2006 9:54 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Update to Newbie ASTRO Guide
Replies: 7
Views: 668

Update to Newbie ASTRO Guide

Can be found here

P25.ca

Has some good info. Enjoy!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Fri Nov 18, 2005 6:47 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Email Attachments On OutLook Express 6 ????
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Are you using a router? I had a D-Link wireless router that gave me the same problem that you are having. I had to download a firmware upgrade. Just a thought.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sun Nov 06, 2005 7:48 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: unable to read astro saber 2 and astro spectra with cps
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Seth, I had a similar problem. A VHF AS II would read 1 out of 5 times or so with CPS however a 800 XTS read fine. I never did figure it out.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Fri Oct 28, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Sabers - 403 vs 440 - how can one tell?
Replies: 4
Views: 644

The only way to tell is to read the radio using RSS, or take the radio apart and look for part numbers or freq info.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Tue Oct 25, 2005 2:30 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: When was the Saber and MX3000 First Released?
Replies: 3
Views: 578

I have some of the old promo material and it is dated 86.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sun Sep 18, 2005 2:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT-600/P-200/MT-1000 Quick Call???
Replies: 3
Views: 431

I thought so, it's been forever since I messed with these older models. Thanks for your time.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Sun Sep 18, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT-600/P-200/MT-1000 Quick Call???
Replies: 3
Views: 431

HT-600/P-200/MT-1000 Quick Call???

Will the above radios do Quick Call II? Thanks!!!

Craig
by cgroftmc
Mon Jun 20, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola DTR550
Replies: 6
Views: 534

I just looked at BearCom and they have them listed for $385. Seems a little high, but BearCom usually is.

Craig
by cgroftmc
Thu May 12, 2005 1:10 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: This is why DES-OFB is out and AES is IN w/ The Feds!
Replies: 58
Views: 4463

The term COMSEC (Communications Security) is not a term used to identify a division at the NSA that may or may not exist. Do you really know what you are talking about?? Craig IF you're so intelligent, why don't you know how to at least research what you are talking about before you post. Unlike yo...
by cgroftmc
Thu May 12, 2005 10:02 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: This is why DES-OFB is out and AES is IN w/ The Feds!
Replies: 58
Views: 4463

The term COMSEC (Communications Security) is not a term used to identify a division at the NSA that may or may not exist. Do you really know what you are talking about??

Craig

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