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by Rayjk110
Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: Software & Firmware Releases & Issues
Topic: Astro25 series release & revision history (UPDATED 11/20/10)
Replies: 15
Views: 9871

Re: Astro25 series release & revision history

Nice list, Marc!

It's nice to see what has been added along the line on the Astro25 platform.
by Rayjk110
Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Codenames of Motorola Radios
Replies: 70
Views: 25991

Re: Codenames of Motorola Radios

Syntor/SyntorX9k was code named "Isis"... later called "Crisis" because no one could ever get anything done on time for that project.
by Rayjk110
Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:30 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Mototrbo Repeater
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Re: Mototrbo Repeater

Do you know which make/model of the remote, and what type of remote? (Tone, DC, Local... etc)
by Rayjk110
Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:43 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Of interest to New York citizens
Replies: 18
Views: 1522

Re: Of interest to New York citizens

486dx4 wrote:I see moto has the Starcom 21 system in Illinois and on googling this I do not see much bad press on this.
.


Most of the State and Local officers near me like it. Of course with any analog to digital migration... most of them miss the old analog VHF system. (which worked just fine btw....)
by Rayjk110
Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Mostar programming?
Replies: 4
Views: 440

Mostar programming?

What type of programmer do you use to program a Mostar? (I would assume some sort of suit case programmer... I didn't find any mention of RSS correlated to them.) I recently was given a couple of these by a friend, and while they have absolutely stellar TX and RX sensitivity, I'd like to put them on...
by Rayjk110
Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Flashcode upgrades
Replies: 9
Views: 910

Re: Flashcode upgrades

No, it just doesn't do any sort of IMBE or digital modulation at all... just analog.
by Rayjk110
Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: SPECTRA STUCK IN TX MODE
Replies: 5
Views: 379

Re: SPECTRA STUCK IN TX MODE

Is the ignition sense jumper and speaker harness assembly plugged in and working correctly?
by Rayjk110
Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1000 Side-Button Alert Tones
Replies: 6
Views: 564

Re: HT1000 Side-Button Alert Tones

The Jedi series will "beep" if it is set to "blank", light (not applicable to the HT1000 anyways) or scan, scan add/delete.
by Rayjk110
Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Help hooking up GM300 to MC1000
Replies: 3
Views: 306

Re: Help hooking up GM300 to MC1000

Unfortunately for the most part it doesn't go direct to the radio. It needs some sort of interface (kinda like a TNA200) box in between.

Do you know if it is tone or DC?
by Rayjk110
Thu Jan 08, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Best of the Radius/CT/Business radios?
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: Best of the Radius/CT/Business radios?

Technically it is... but it's a spinoff to the Radius line. Kinda like the MaxTrac and GM300... same radio, different name and product line.
by Rayjk110
Thu Jan 08, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Best of the Radius/CT/Business radios?
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: Best of the Radius/CT/Business radios?

Best of the CT/Radius? :lol: One of the good 'ol workhorses is the Radius GP300. The main thing that fails in respect to Radius portables is the 2-pin mic jack - GP300, SP50, CP150, CP200, CP125, P1225, CTxxx, PRxxx, etc... they're all plagued with it. You'll be ordering 0980683Z01 before you know i...
by Rayjk110
Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola IMPRES rack charger - are these upgradeable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1354

Re: Motorola IMPRES rack charger - are these upgradeable?

I spoke with someone at Motorola today, they apologized for the mistake and sent a red UPS label to me via email to send it back, and "promised" to have it back and upgraded by Friday....

Customer Service, eh?

:roll:
by Rayjk110
Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: bc 130 programming
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Re: bc 130 programming

Yep, another low-tier product licensed out to BearCom with their own label to boot. They also did the same thing with the Motorola CP125 (aka BC120) and also did up an iCom portable as well.

All of the above have used the original manufacturer's software for programming.
by Rayjk110
Tue Jan 06, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola IMPRES rack charger - are these upgradeable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1354

Re: Motorola IMPRES rack charger - are these upgradeable?

Thanks for the info guys, I appreciate it.

I'll try and send it in one last time and if that fails I'll probably get the field programmer.
by Rayjk110
Mon Jan 05, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola IMPRES rack charger - are these upgradeable?
Replies: 7
Views: 1354

Motorola IMPRES rack charger - are these upgradeable?

I have a 6-slot IMPRES charger that I recently obtained (WPLN4121BR) pretty cheap on a well-known auction site... F/W in it is ver 01.03 Anyways, upon arrival I added this item on service contract through my MOL account.. sent the unit in for a firmware uplift and it came back "No problems foun...
by Rayjk110
Sat Jan 03, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What do I get when I "depot" a radio?
Replies: 12
Views: 1057

Re: What do I get when I "depot" a radio?

I just sent in 2 of my JT1000s and 1 MTS2000 model 3 for the pixel fix... both came back within the same week. Sent Monday via USPS came back Friday via DHL.....
by Rayjk110
Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM750 memory (EEPROM) size?
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: CDM750 memory (EEPROM) size?

Sounds good, that's exactly what I wanted to hear.

:D
by Rayjk110
Sat Jan 03, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM750 memory (EEPROM) size?
Replies: 3
Views: 466

CDM750 memory (EEPROM) size?

Does anyone know if the radio's memory (EEPROM) size on a CDM750 is, say, that of the same capacity as a CDM1250 or a CDM1550? I've searched but could not find an answer, and unfortunately do not have a '750 handy to toy with.


Thanks
by Rayjk110
Thu Jan 01, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Info on a vhf P 1225
Replies: 4
Views: 592

Re: Info on a vhf P 1225

No yellow housings were made for the x1225 series, and I don't believe anyone bothered on a 2 > 16 ch hack for these, although I'm sure it's possible if someone spent a little time and worked on it.
by Rayjk110
Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: MDC Pagers...
Replies: 11
Views: 1058

Re: MDC Pagers...

RADIO43 wrote:XTS4000?????????????

Don't much bigger then a Minitor 5!!!!!



Did ya think of practicability and price difference?
by Rayjk110
Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Difference between Visar Chargers?
Replies: 9
Views: 1891

Re: Difference between Visar Chargers?

Actually... stay far away from any "A" revision Visar chargers of the 8375 type. I believe they only charged NiCDs, and overcharged them at that. The "B" revision introduced NiMH, but it also overcharged them. I don't believe it was totally corrected until the "D" revis...
by Rayjk110
Sat Dec 27, 2008 2:48 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Small Motorola external speaker
Replies: 15
Views: 5985

Re: Small Motorola external speaker

If you shop around you can find them for next-to-nothing. We used to buy them from Workman Electronics (yeah, a speaker that surprisingly wasn't crap like the rest of theirs) for only a few bucks.
by Rayjk110
Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Havis Shields CDM Faceplates
Replies: 12
Views: 2710

Re: Havis Shields CDM Faceplates

I bought one from Dan (YPY) for the Havis console in my truck. Works pretty well... you can adjust the radio up or down in increments on the bracket sides. The head is actually pretty tight fitting around the faceplate; they didn't really leave any gaps around it.
by Rayjk110
Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: when should a radio be aligned
Replies: 11
Views: 938

Re: when should a radio be aligned

I got another ht1250 coming, it just came back from the depot for volume issues, so it should be good for a while, as im sure they aligned it, i would assume . 'nuff said. As for re-casing a PR400, the cases come either as seperate pieces (you need to know exactly which parts you need), or as a com...
by Rayjk110
Sun Dec 07, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: MDC Pagers...
Replies: 11
Views: 1058

Re: MDC Pagers...

Smallest solution I can think of would be a Visar or EX series HT...
by Rayjk110
Sun Nov 30, 2008 1:02 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Setting RX audio levels on Comtegra?
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Setting RX audio levels on Comtegra?

I'm looking to see how to set the RX audio level on a Comtegra setup. (GM300 > TNA200 > Comtegra). Right now, the audio 'pumps' into the speaker sort of like it's on a VOX setting. I'm looking on how to set this up so even audio at all times comes out of the Comtegra's speaker. FWIW, this is the ver...
by Rayjk110
Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 vs EX600XLS
Replies: 9
Views: 862

Re: HT1250 vs EX600XLS

The EX600 (Minnow series) is basically a compact Waris series radio. I'd personally go with an HT1250 if you don't mind not carrying as small of a radio as the EX is. While the EX works OK, you'll get better audio out of an HT, bigger display, etc...
by Rayjk110
Sun Nov 23, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Channel activity marker in XTS
Replies: 3
Views: 453

Re: Channel activity marker in XTS

Yes, it's the RX clear alert tone (assuming you are monitoring P25 in the clear).
by Rayjk110
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1000 Mic with XTS2500 II
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Re: HT1000 Mic with XTS2500 II

It will work just fine.
by Rayjk110
Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Ht750 problem
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: Ht750 problem

Product not supported?


Or codeplug not supported?
by Rayjk110
Sat Nov 08, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Speaker mic for xts5000/efj
Replies: 3
Views: 386

Re: Speaker mic for xts5000/efj

I have used the Jedi style mic on my EFJ5100 and it seems to work fine. They can both be used on the XTS/EFJ series portables.

I believe one of them is noise-canceling.
by Rayjk110
Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola CP200 PA
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: Motorola CP200 PA

Yeah, send it in.

Every time I get one on the bench at work with a shot PA it gets boxed and sent to New Mexico...
by Rayjk110
Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:20 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola CM200/300
Replies: 15
Views: 3253

Re: Motorola CM200/300

Well it's been in my experience that the GM300 has more sensitive receive, at least. I have connected and used a CM300 on a TNA200 to a Comtegra, but didn't use mode steering for that application.

They're OK radios, kinda like a CDM but in a much smaller package.
by Rayjk110
Sat Nov 01, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS5K ch knob problem
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: XTS5K ch knob problem

You need a new plastic insert retainer.

Part Number: 4305373Z02
by Rayjk110
Fri Oct 31, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: value of a jt1000
Replies: 6
Views: 744

Re: value of a jt1000

Yeah $300 is mid-low range for a JT. Some will charge around $425-500 for a nice one, and that isn't uncommon. They've probably got the hands-down best audio for an FPP radio vs. an HT1550 or XTS5000 (I'm not a huge fan of the Astro DSP but it does sound OK, I'm partial to the Jedi series).
by Rayjk110
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need a new radio.
Replies: 12
Views: 1675

Re: Need a new radio.

Well I never got back because you didn't PM me!

:-)
by Rayjk110
Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: my '07 GMC Sierra MCS2000 install
Replies: 27
Views: 4432

Re: my '07 GMC Sierra MCS2000 install

I suppose you could try mounting it to the side of the factory console?

I just did a Havis console in my truck ('04 Silverado) and will probably put the speakers there.
by Rayjk110
Sun Oct 26, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need a new radio.
Replies: 12
Views: 1675

Re: Need a new radio.

The 2180 is a very nice radio, and can also be upgraded to be a field-programmable unit if you so desire and have a full keypad radio. IMO it's more rugged than an MTS2000. It might cost a little more, but it's worth it.
by Rayjk110
Thu Oct 23, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Unknown data is falsing receivers
Replies: 13
Views: 1126

Re: Unknown data is falsing receivers

464.550 and 469.550.....


Sometimes MURS but not that common.
by Rayjk110
Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Consolette
Replies: 7
Views: 814

Re: Spectra Consolette

I had a Spectra Consolette connected to a TNA200 (tone remote) to a CommandPLUS and then later a Comtegra, worked fine you just need all of the correct cables and documentation to set the DIP switches correctly on the TNA.
by Rayjk110
Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Name this noise
Replies: 31
Views: 2172

Re: Name this noise

We're having a similar problem on a UHF analog voted system that I work on (4 TX simulcast sites, about 13 RX sites). I'll let you know if I find anything with it....
by Rayjk110
Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: L1548A TONE REMOTE ADAPTER QUESTION
Replies: 3
Views: 1318

Re: L1548A TONE REMOTE ADAPTER QUESTION

If it's anything like the TNA200, you'll want to flip Switch #2 (on SW2) to the "down" position. This lets all tones through, including the guard tones.
by Rayjk110
Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Chevy Silverado/Tahoe/Avalance installs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1518

Re: Chevy Silverado/Tahoe/Avalance installs?

'04 Silverado Z71 extended cab. Would like to do at least 3 radios, currently looking at this http://www.havis.com/products/CON_VS_12TMS_0DG_HC_TAH_03_06-30355-64.html BUT - I don't know what kind of depth I'd be dealing with. IE, will a Maxtrac/CDM/BCT scanner fit? Don't want to order then find out...
by Rayjk110
Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS2500 Display "Jumps"
Replies: 9
Views: 644

Re: XTS2500 Display "Jumps"

Are you able to open up the radio?

If so, look for the C0x number on the display. You'll see either C01, C02, etc...
by Rayjk110
Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Chevy Silverado/Tahoe/Avalance installs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1518

Chevy Silverado/Tahoe/Avalance installs?

Does anyone have any recommendations as far as installs go for 2003-2006 Silverado/Tahoe/Avalance trucks?

More specifically the Sliverado, but the interiors look basically the same from the front seats forward to the dash to a point.
by Rayjk110
Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Gauging interest: Impres MUC quiet dual fan mod kit?
Replies: 12
Views: 2719

Re: Gauging interest: Impres MUC quiet dual fan mod kit?

Have any pics of the kit?

Mine is in mounted near my server/switch rack so it isn't really noticeable anyways, but it'd be cool to see how it looks!

:-)
by Rayjk110
Fri Sep 26, 2008 4:30 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: XTS2500 RSSI
Replies: 8
Views: 876

Re: XTS2500 RSSI

I believe this is only a feature of 700/800MHz radios, programmed on and receiving a trunked system.
by Rayjk110
Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:41 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motrac Service Manual
Replies: 4
Views: 650

Re: Motrac Service Manual

VHF, and a mix of low power and high power units. (15w/40w)

Freq's Xtalled in these are 154/156MHz area.

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