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by ve3nsv
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: XPR8400 to Centracom Gold
Replies: 6
Views: 568

Re: XPR8400 to Centracom Gold

XPR-8400 Pinout

Pin 21 - COR - Program for COR/PL/ TG Detect
Pin 17 - PTT - Program for PTT
Pin 14 - RX Audio
pin 12 - Audio GND
Pin 11 - TX audio
by ve3nsv
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Harris XG75 1-Way Crossband Repeat to CDM1250
Replies: 6
Views: 832

Re: Harris XG75 1-Way Crossband Repeat to CDM1250

I would take the +5 and input that into an npn transistor with a 1k resistor. That will give you an active low signal that you can feed into the CDM.
by ve3nsv
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: SLR5700 cap plus
Replies: 14
Views: 794

Re: SLR5700 cap plus

Are you sure about your Capacity Plus programming? Does it work when you are local to the repeater? I've had some issues with the SLR5700 in Capacity Plus with older XPR6350's not accessing or passing audio. I even opened a case with Motorola which went nowhere. It was just one department with 5 rad...
by ve3nsv
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vertex VXR-7000 Motorola Repeater Stray RF
Replies: 10
Views: 859

Re: Vertex VXR-7000 Motorola Repeater Stray RF

Remove busy channel lockout or channel free in TRBO gear and all your problems will be solved.

As mentioned before you are likely hearing the local TX oscillator.
by ve3nsv
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital Radio Compatability
Topic: Help With Injecting Audio into a GM300 for a DMR Repeater
Replies: 3
Views: 948

Re: Help With Injecting Audio into a GM300 for a DMR Repeater

Have you tried injecting the audio on pin 5?
by ve3nsv
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Cp200XLS signaling
Replies: 7
Views: 613

Re: Cp200XLS signaling

Just fired up an archive CP200XLS codeplug and I only show DTMF encode.
by ve3nsv
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Hard reset of Trident Raider
Replies: 5
Views: 750

Re: Hard reset of Trident Raider

I have a Trident Marauder manual. Not sure what the difference is between the Raider and Marauder?
by ve3nsv
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Problems cloning a SL7550
Replies: 3
Views: 622

Re: Problems cloning a SL7550

Under Edit / Preferences / check "Clone Radio Identity". You need to edit the CPS options (either from File or Edit? Going from memory, as many time as I've used the software, I should know better!) to actually clone the ID and not simply ignore what's entered into the text box (thus leavi...
by ve3nsv
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: Using Pure DOS
Replies: 9
Views: 1224

Re: Using Pure DOS

I just booted to DOS yesterday on my Dell M4700 via a USB thumb drive and programmed some HT-1000's so you should have any issues.

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by ve3nsv
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Programming CM200
Replies: 6
Views: 575

Re: Programming CM200

I can't program the commercial series radios with my Sealevel USB to serial adapter and have to use a my dock with the serial port.
by ve3nsv
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Interface product for back to back radios
Replies: 5
Views: 913

Re: Interface product for back to back radios

I find the delay on the TRBO vocoder is usually sufficient enough when going from analog to TRBO. I would just go radio to radio and give it a try.

PTT to COR
COR to PTT
TX to RCV
RCV to TX
GND to GND
by ve3nsv
Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Gr1225 link with cdm750
Replies: 10
Views: 2381

Re: Gr1225 link with cdm750

Yes that would be correct.
by ve3nsv
Thu Jun 29, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: Problem with XPR 8300
Replies: 11
Views: 1069

Re: Problem with XPR 8300

The repeater didn't TX unless you were siting in front of it and disagree? You transmitted on the output of the repeater, that's why the receive radio received your text message.
by ve3nsv
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: Problem with XPR 8300
Replies: 11
Views: 1069

Re: Problem with XPR 8300

You sent the text message directly to the radio and bypassed the repeater.
by ve3nsv
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: Problem with XPR 8300
Replies: 11
Views: 1069

Re: Problem with XPR 8300

Are you sure you went through the repeater and not directly to the other radio?

Programmed the digital frequency with the RX freq that's in our radios
by ve3nsv
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: E&M (local remote) control of MTR3000 in digital control
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: E&M (local remote) control of MTR3000 in digital control

Yes you'll need a control station unless you're using a console that does direct integration to a TRBO system like Avtec and a few other vendors do.
by ve3nsv
Wed May 31, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR4550 deskset
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: XPR4550 deskset

I think any local or tone remote solution should work fine. All accessory pin programming will have to be done through the option board. I don't think you can do COR on receive in Conn + so you'll have to do vox on receive.
by ve3nsv
Tue May 16, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR-6550 Windows Code 10 Error
Replies: 8
Views: 757

Re: XPR-6550 Windows Code 10 Error

There was a period of time where disabling / enabling the radio in device manager worked for me.
by ve3nsv
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 COR Active during PTT
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: MTR2000 COR Active during PTT

Yes I have tried C02, B03 & C03 and 15 MRTI Rx Carrier* O.C. Goes to ground with properly coded carrier.
by ve3nsv
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 COR Active during PTT
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: MTR2000 COR Active during PTT

Firmware is 3.02.003 and rx activation is programmed for carrier & PL.
by ve3nsv
Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 COR Active during PTT
Replies: 4
Views: 648

MTR2000 COR Active during PTT

Has anybody seen this issue where any COR line on the MTR2000 goes active when the PTT line is used? I've tried PTT and COR off the J5 and J7 connector with the same results. The station is programmed as a base station.
by ve3nsv
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1550 Wont Power Up
Replies: 5
Views: 981

Re: HT1550 Wont Power Up

Any chance it was inhibited via MDC?
by ve3nsv
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Anybody Know of a Conventional -> Trunking Delay Device?
Replies: 29
Views: 2793

Re: Anybody Know of a Conventional -> Trunking Delay Device?

I have used a NCS-C150 Two Radio Interop Switch from collcomm inc to link a P25 phase II digital to conventional analog with good success. Just thought I'd add to this thread in case it comes up in a search for somebody looking for a similar solution. http://www.collcomminc.com/interoperability-swit...
by ve3nsv
Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Federal Q causes XTL5000 to transmit
Replies: 8
Views: 1018

Re: Federal Q causes XTL5000 to transmit

Hi Jim,

I unhooked the radio interface at the Firecom intercom gateway. I haven't gotten into any deep troubleshooting as of yet. I was just looking to see if anybody else had seen this issue as it's a fairly common setup.
by ve3nsv
Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Federal Q causes XTL5000 to transmit
Replies: 8
Views: 1018

Re: Federal Q causes XTL5000 to transmit

Unhooking the Firecom radio interface / intercom yielded the same results.
by ve3nsv
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Federal Q causes XTL5000 to transmit
Replies: 8
Views: 1018

Federal Q causes XTL5000 to transmit

I have a customer that has an issue were the XTL5000 (Remote Mount) PTT's when the Federal Q is used. I have narrowed it down to the radio itself as it does have a Firecom attached. I fixed it a few years ago with an inline power filter on the radio but it seem to be acting up again. One of the loca...
by ve3nsv
Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Capacity Max (Tier III)
Replies: 2
Views: 1455

Re: Capacity Max (Tier III)

This is the information I was given during training so I'd say yes.
by ve3nsv
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: CM200d Wireless Mic
Replies: 1
Views: 2543

Re: CM200d Wireless Mic

by ve3nsv
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MCC5500 off hook from Cisco SIP phone
Replies: 0
Views: 3521

MCC5500 off hook from Cisco SIP phone

Hello,

Has anybody had any success getting an off-hook contact closure from a Cisco CP-9971 phone for the MCC5500 call director?
by ve3nsv
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Non Standard DPL (325N) in GR1225
Replies: 2
Views: 814

Re: Non Standard DPL (325N) in GR1225

I just fired up V4 1225 and opened a GR1225 codeplug and it won't take 325N or the inverted equivalent 526.
by ve3nsv
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CP200 Programming
Replies: 6
Views: 949

Re: CP200 Programming

Is what's showing in your "channel position" tab lining up with what's programmed into the "conventional personalities" tab?
by ve3nsv
Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR3000 Audio PTT
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: MTR3000 Audio PTT

A simple R.I.C.K. controller will give you vox.
by ve3nsv
Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM750 Power ON options
Replies: 6
Views: 2845

Re: CDM750 Power ON options

Jumping pins 7 & 9 together works also if you aren't using emerg.
by ve3nsv
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Telex Unicast
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Telex Unicast

You can use Unicast if you just need two devices to talk to each other over a network. If you need multiple consoles / desk sets to talk to each other then Multicast is likely your only choice.
by ve3nsv
Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:54 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vhf to low band bridge....any input greatly appreciated
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: Vhf to low band bridge....any input greatly appreciated

The IP-224 will work for you. Put the VHF radio on port 1 configured for local mode and the low band on port 2 configured for tone mode. Then just patch the two ports together on the web interface and you're off to the races.
by ve3nsv
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM's and Ignition Sense
Replies: 8
Views: 1101

Re: CDM's and Ignition Sense

Are you using emerg? If not you could jumper pin 7 & 9 together and just switch the main line to switched ignition power. This will turn the radio on whenever power is applied to the radio power connector. I know this solution isn't ideal but will keep this radio in service until they decided to...
by ve3nsv
Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: XPR300 with CAT controller
Replies: 4
Views: 831

Re: XPR300 with CAT controller

Under accessories, disable repeat path check box. Check it and write the repeater.

Pin 17 PTT
Pin 11 Mic hi
Pin 14 RX audio
Pin 12 Audio Ground
Pin 16 & 18 Ground
Pin 8 Power Ground
Pin 7 switched B+
Pin 19 Program for CSQ or PL/Talk Group Detect
by ve3nsv
Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM "DISABLED"
Replies: 6
Views: 1542

Re: CDM "DISABLED"

I was going to mention this also but would expect a Passport capable radio to be a CDM1550LS+. I don't see any reason why you couldn't put a Passport board in a CDM1250 radio though. You should be able to read this radio and see whether it has an option board enabled in the channel personality. I ki...
by ve3nsv
Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR 6550 has steady warning tone when transmitting on digital channel
Replies: 4
Views: 989

Re: XPR 6550 has steady warning tone when transmitting on digital channel

Make sure each radio doesn't have the same radio ID. This has bitten me before.
by ve3nsv
Fri May 06, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola RKR1225 service manual
Replies: 2
Views: 689

Re: Motorola RKR1225 service manual

What are you needing exactly? It's pretty much the same as a GR1225 repeater but in a metal rack mountable box.
by ve3nsv
Fri Apr 29, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: XTL1500 to CM300 Crossband Cable
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: XTL1500 to CM300 Crossband Cable

You should be fine with that configuration. Just play with the accessory mic gain on the CM200 to achieve the desired repeat deviation.
by ve3nsv
Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1550XLS Trunk Scanning
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: HT1550XLS Trunk Scanning

What trunked system? I believe the HT1550XLS only does LTR trunking.
by ve3nsv
Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Stealth VHF mobile antenna examples
Replies: 11
Views: 2339

Re: Stealth VHF mobile antenna examples

Stico antennas work reasonably well and take the place of the factory pleasure radio antenna location.
by ve3nsv
Thu Jun 25, 2015 12:57 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: PM400: Muting The Front Speaker
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Re: PM400: Muting The Front Speaker

Make sure you are in expert view in the CPS. Under accessories, check handset. Then the internal speaker will only work when a mic is plugged in and hung on the clip.
by ve3nsv
Fri May 22, 2015 5:55 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Radio Gods please help me
Replies: 10
Views: 1128

Re: Radio Gods please help me

You are trying to use a DC Remote across a MUX?
by ve3nsv
Fri May 22, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 turns off when PTT pressed (both on RSM and radio)
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: HT1250 turns off when PTT pressed (both on RSM and radio

This might sound silly, but have you tried a different battery? I've seen the Waris portables do some pretty crazy things with a defective battery.
by ve3nsv
Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR4550 Remote Kit
Replies: 2
Views: 770

Re: XPR4550 Remote Kit

You can plug the mic directly into the brick as well and not use the extension cable that comes with the separation kit.
by ve3nsv
Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 LS vs Ht1250 LS+ option board difference
Replies: 1
Views: 670

Re: HT1250 LS vs Ht1250 LS+ option board difference

I believe the LS+ board will be a Passport board.
by ve3nsv
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Part number for remote CDM control cable
Replies: 6
Views: 913

Re: Part number for remote CDM control cable

I believe a straight ethernet cable will work if you don't plan on needing handset audio.
by ve3nsv
Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: COM-120A low speaker audio
Replies: 5
Views: 516

Re: COM-120A low speaker audio

Phone jack is ok. How involved is the cap replacement on the display board?

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