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by losangelescop
Fri May 21, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: double beep radio signalling?
Replies: 6
Views: 893

double beep radio signalling?

looking to find an audio clip of a certain motorola signalling sound. it's just basically two beeps, although i have also heard it in the succession of: modat, double beep, squelch and then transmitted message. can anyone help? i've got an audio clip of modat and squelch, all i'm after is the double...
by losangelescop
Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: MX7000 - Mounting feet question
Replies: 4
Views: 3391

Re: MX7000 - Mounting feet question

Excellent! Thanks for the help. :)

Nic.
by losangelescop
Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: MX7000 - Mounting feet question
Replies: 4
Views: 3391

Re: MX7000 - Mounting feet question

I have just checked this and it appears they were already at full retraction. Did notice in each mounting channel/groove however there was some plastic tubing that has been cut up to the mounting bracket position, will cutting off more tubing be okay/fix the problem or is that something I shouldn't ...
by losangelescop
Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: MX7000 - Mounting feet question
Replies: 4
Views: 3391

MX7000 - Mounting feet question

I recently picked up a used MX7000 to add to my collection. Sat it on top of the car and ran the wires to the battery to test (not installing it on the car at the present time) and noticed that the mounting feet come out about half an inch to an inch past the roofline, and end up sitting on the top ...
by losangelescop
Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Saber gang charger blew up!
Replies: 3
Views: 500

Saber gang charger blew up!

Okay so i just inserted radios into my Saber gang charger. it thought about it for maybe two minutes quietly as all was normal, then decided it needed the cooling fan on as there were 6 in the unit. after the fan being on for maybe three seconds, i casually look over to discover smoke pouring out of...
by losangelescop
Sun Sep 27, 2009 4:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola CP185?
Replies: 0
Views: 357

Motorola CP185?

Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with the CP185, how they feel about it, how it performs, what they like and don't like, etc?
by losangelescop
Sun Jul 12, 2009 1:26 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Astro Spectra 9000 Control Head - Mic Extension Cable?
Replies: 0
Views: 584

Astro Spectra 9000 Control Head - Mic Extension Cable?

Ok, so I am looking at purchasing an Astro Spectra with the 9000 control head, and using the 9000 head till i can get my hands on a HHCH for it. Never had one before, but from what it looks like the regular white Motorola mic that plugs into it plugs into the back of the control head? Only problem i...
by losangelescop
Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Motorola ASTRO Spectra W3 HHCH Plug-In??
Replies: 2
Views: 357

Motorola ASTRO Spectra W3 HHCH Plug-In??

Hi all, I want to get a Motorola radio with a HHCH due to limited space in my car to mount stuff. I was looking at ASTRO Spectras, and wondering if the W3 HHCH on the ASTRO Spectras just plugs into the same spot as, say a 9000 series control head, or does the actual radio need to have a special atta...
by losangelescop
Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Kenwood TK-360G Radio - Programming Out of Band?
Replies: 1
Views: 693

Kenwood TK-360G Radio - Programming Out of Band?

Hi all,

Probably a long shot, but does anyone know if it is possible to program Kenwood radios, specifically the TK-360G out of band at all?

Bandsplit ends at 470 MHz, however I wish to make it go to 480MHz.

Thanks people!!
by losangelescop
Sun Mar 16, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Need radio information: Moto GM950 and HHCH
Replies: 0
Views: 294

Need radio information: Moto GM950 and HHCH

Hi all, Recently picked up a GM950 HHCH for cheap, now wanting to link it to a GM950 after I recieve the HHCH in the mail shortly. I have a couple questions about the whole lot as I have never worked with these before. Apologies to all if this is posted in the wrong section of the forum: Firstly, wh...
by losangelescop
Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Adding a PA feature to a siren not currently equipped?
Replies: 3
Views: 1695

Adding a PA feature to a siren not currently equipped?

Hi board, Wondering if at all it can possibly be done. What I'm interested in is whether or not a PA function can be added (either internally or externally) to a remote mount siren which was not designed for PA use (long shot, I know). Examples of such units include the Carson SA-361, Federal MS4000...
by losangelescop
Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:33 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Just Bought an MTVA (Jedi Convertacom) Need Q's Answered plz
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: Just Bought an MTVA (Jedi Convertacom) Need Q's Answered plz

I read somewhere in another post (that I can't find on a search at the moment) that there is a simple test you can perform or a cetrtain date of manufacture you can check up on, to determine if a particular Jedi radio has the RF switch installed, without having to open it up and look at the interior...
by losangelescop
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:55 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Just Bought an MTVA (Jedi Convertacom) Need Q's Answered plz
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Just Bought an MTVA (Jedi Convertacom) Need Q's Answered plz

Hi All, Just bought an MTVA Converticom Holder and Control Unit (NTN1340A and NTN1322A) and need 4 main questions answered. If you could help, please do. 1) The holder did not come with a locking key for the security of the Jedi radio. Where can I buy one (part No.?)/could a locksmith make one for m...
by losangelescop
Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:20 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: LED Lightbars...UGGGHH!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 5698

Re: LED Lightbars...UGGGHH!!!!

Hi all, Thanks for all of your responses. Sorry it's been a while since I looked at this topic, kinda forgot I had posted it until now. Well its been quite a while since I posted it, and I don't really mind LED's now for undercover car lighting, grille lights, and aux. (lower level) warning on light...
by losangelescop
Sun Oct 14, 2007 6:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola GP300 & MTX838 - How Do They Compare??
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Motorola GP300 & MTX838 - How Do They Compare??

Hi all, Bought a couple of MTX838 Jedi radios the other week, have yet to program them. Was also thinking of getting a GP300 because I've heard they're very good. Ive used Waris radios before and the range, durability, etc totally sucked in my situation (UHF high split, mainly simplex). I mucked aro...
by losangelescop
Tue Sep 25, 2007 7:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ASTRO W3 Control Head onto a Waris mobile radio - possible??
Replies: 5
Views: 469

Re: ASTRO W3 Control Head onto a Waris mobile radio - possible??

tvsjr wrote:Buy a W3 Astro Spectra or XTL5000 and use that instead of the GM/CDM?
I would if I could afford the cost :lol:
by losangelescop
Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ASTRO W3 Control Head onto a Waris mobile radio - possible??
Replies: 5
Views: 469

Re: ASTRO W3 Control Head onto a Waris mobile radio - possible??

Thanks guys, Shame it couldn't be done lol, i really could have used that mounting space :x . Are there any ways you know of instead that could possibly help with my space issue? The car I have is a floorshift so the gearstick is in the middle of the two front seats, and there is also a factory stan...
by losangelescop
Tue Sep 25, 2007 3:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ASTRO W3 Control Head onto a Waris mobile radio - possible??
Replies: 5
Views: 469

ASTRO W3 Control Head onto a Waris mobile radio - possible??

Would it be possible at all to modify the ASTRO W3 control head for use on a GM328 or GM338 (Australian version of CDM750/CDM1250) or even a GM300 to control all the functions. In my car, all I have room for is a microphone on the dash, literally, nowhere to mount a radio or even a remote mount cont...
by losangelescop
Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Re: Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice

I'm pretty sure he has approval from his chief anyway Just my opinion, i would not touch it as im sure legislation only permits authorised Emergency Services and Dept's to use this equipment in Australia. Whether he gets permission or not from his "Chief" it still does not change the fact...
by losangelescop
Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:48 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Re: Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice

Hmmm, curious as to what type of volunteer in Australia is permitted sirens, lightbars etc ? Im in Australia and have never heard or seen a volunteers car with lightbars, sirens etc. You sure you are permitted to use these items ? (i think not) Correct me if im wrong... I would have no Idea. I am h...
by losangelescop
Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:53 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Federal SW200 Switches
Replies: 0
Views: 967

Federal SW200 Switches

Hi All, Need to know info about this unit and if the following will work. What I need to hook up to each of the four switches is as follows: 1. Whelen Responder Cadet (Hard Wired) 40 amp switch 2. SVP Mini-Phantom LED Dash Light (Hard Wired), Whelen TIR3 Surface Mount LED Lights (x2 synchronised pai...
by losangelescop
Tue Sep 18, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Re: Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice

Ok, first off, thanks a lot to Bobby for all the help in the first reply! Great advice! Now, on to PJ's comments: If you planning on an all halogen install, prepare for some decent amp draw from the vehicle while everything is operating. What is the vehicle going to be used for? What is the budget? ...
by losangelescop
Sun Sep 16, 2007 6:27 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Newbie Planning MAJOR Install Project - Need Help and Advice

Ok people, I will soon need to do a major install on a 4 door sedan. The paticular make and model hasn't been selected yet, so I need help based on a standard 4 door car. (Keep in mind I am currently in Australia and so car suggestions won't help much due to the different models over here, however m...
by losangelescop
Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Jedi Speaker/Microphones
Replies: 5
Views: 516

Jedi Speaker/Microphones

Considering purchasing a PSM for my Jedi to go with my RSM as an 'interchange'. Looking at the actual older Jedi style PSM, not the square Saber style one. Couple of questions.... 1 ) Do the antennas on the mic actually give better tx range, or is it rx range or both, and approx by how much in ideal...
by losangelescop
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Removing white-out writing from radio case????
Replies: 18
Views: 1347

Re: Removing white-out writing from radio case????

Maybe I'll try that instead of Toilet Duck. Drink! Drink! Drink! LOL sounds like a good alternative hehe..... So far I tried the magic sponges, nail polish remover, whiteboard cleaner and metho, and they have all barely removed anything, only the tinyest bit and almost a whole single capital letter...
by losangelescop
Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Removing white-out writing from radio case????
Replies: 18
Views: 1347

Re: Removing white-out writing from radio case????

I recently got some AS1's off Ebay with the same stuff. Tried everything to no avail. Was at a gunshow & saw a guy peddling a 12 oz bottle of an orange liquid that cleans everything, & is normally diluted 20:1. He used it at full strength & the writing came right off. Not harmfull to pl...
by losangelescop
Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Removing white-out writing from radio case????
Replies: 18
Views: 1347

Re: Removing white-out writing from radio case????

If its white out try isopropl alchhol wipes.

Thanks, I'll grab some and try it out..might take a couple days to get to the store, but I'll post the results.
Keep the suggestions coming if you have any, guys! I'll try multiple things before having to spend big $$$$ on a new case :) lol
Nic.
by losangelescop
Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Removing white-out writing from radio case????
Replies: 18
Views: 1347

Removing white-out writing from radio case????

Hi all, Recently got a second hand MTX838 top display model. Came with huge ID numbers on the front written in white and slightly faded. I'm guessing it's white out, if not some sort of paint. Tried applying whiteboard cleaner (which is pretty much close to metho in effect) and rubbing, and it still...
by losangelescop
Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:49 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??

It's true. It was NYPD. If memory serves, the officer did time for manslaughter as a result of using deadly force against an unarmed fleeing perp. I thought it was an NYPD cop! I just didn't wanna say it incase I had the info wrong...never heard the part about him doing time tho....poor guy, I know...
by losangelescop
Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??

BTW; the Taser had NO impact on this guy, who weighed all of 110lbs. It took me, two of my officers and six off-duty PD to contain and subdue this guy. I earned two broken fingers, and one of my guys broke his wrist. All of us - PD included, looked like a hat full of smashed assholes when all was d...
by losangelescop
Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??

I used the plastic holster and it was useless in a fight. Radio always went flying - attached by the teathers on my EAR and wrist! Once, the fight was so violent that the radio actually got ripped free of the surviellance kit and flew off the third story of our paking deck onto the asphalt below. I...
by losangelescop
Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??

escomm wrote:The biggest drawback of the EX series is the distinct lack of a belt clip carrying solution. It's either a plastic holster or carrying case

agreed totally.

keep those opinions coming pplz!
by losangelescop
Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??

Honey, I shrunk the waris! Hahaha, so very true! Keep the opinions rolling people, I'm very interested in what everyone has to say on these, I have a small fleet of Waris (regular, not "mini") radios, and they never have seemed to serve me as well as I would expect a very very over-the-to...
by losangelescop
Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Motorola "Mini" Waris Radios??

I am of course talking about the Motorola EX500 and EX600, lol. How good are they, and how do they compare to their bigger "siblings" the Motorola HT750's and HT1250's? Tried searching the forums but couldn't find much strangely...my internet has been messin up lately, maybe thats to blame...
by losangelescop
Sun Apr 29, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MDC1200 and MDC600 on Motorola Saber??
Replies: 7
Views: 853

Thanks guys, the ones up for offer already come pre-programmed with all the channels I need, so the split shouldn't be a problem, but I dont think there's anywhere here in Australia that I can get used genuine Motorola accessories for them. I would need RSM's, rapid chargers or a rapid gang charger,...
by losangelescop
Sun Apr 29, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MDC1200 and MDC600 on Motorola Saber??
Replies: 7
Views: 853

MDC1200 and MDC600 on Motorola Saber??

Hey all, little noob question here :P What are they, what do they each do, what are they used for and are they any good??? I've heard that they also emit tones when you push or release the PTT, kind of like MODAT and Roger Beep. Is that also correct? Also how good are Secure Capable Saber III's, I h...
by losangelescop
Mon Apr 16, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Quiet Siren for Demo and Fun Purposes???
Replies: 16
Views: 5706

Quiet Siren for Demo and Fun Purposes???

Ok everyone, I couldn't find an answer to this so I thought I would ask... I would like to have a siren controller/switch box hooked up to a volume controlled speaker so my friend could do on-hand siren demonstrations to his customers in his lights/sirens store without blowing their ears off or dist...
by losangelescop
Mon Apr 16, 2007 2:04 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Code 3 2100 lightbar
Replies: 19
Views: 12358

Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't Code 3's LED X 2100, MX7000 and Excalibur lightbars built off of the same style and parts? If you look at an MX7000 LOWER level dome from the front of the bar, there is basically two halves (this is all on the LOWER level dome [I'm not referring to both the upper ...
by losangelescop
Mon Apr 16, 2007 1:08 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: SIREN PROGRAMMING HELP PLEASE
Replies: 5
Views: 2208

on some sirens you can push the Manual button and it will change the siren tone to your pre-programmed tone for a short amount of time. Say if you were coming up to an intersection using wail and there was a lot of cross traffic, you could tap Manual and it would automatically change the siren tone ...
by losangelescop
Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: LED Lightbars...UGGGHH!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 5698

LED Lightbars...UGGGHH!!!!

Hey all, I was just wondering who likes LED lightbars, of course in the way they produce less amps, but as you can tell in the title im not a big fan of them. For me nothing can beat halogen rotators and flashers (Especially on a fully loaded and pimped out Code 3 MX7000) 8) I don't mind using LED's...
by losangelescop
Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Jedi Series PTT Buttons, and also Saber or Jedi for Upgrade?
Replies: 4
Views: 395

Jedi Series PTT Buttons, and also Saber or Jedi for Upgrade?

Hey y'all, Once I got a used Jedi radio and found that the PTT button was very hard to press and keep pressed for a long time compared to the Waris radios I normally used. I would end up releasing the PTT button in the middle of a TX without even noticing at times because of my hand getting slightly...
by losangelescop
Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Golf Cart Lightbar (lol)
Replies: 12
Views: 3201

Wayne, Thanks for the input, if it happens i will definately share pics. Further ideas from anyone are still welcome. I doubt he will want to go with LED however because of the high cost, most likely a used rotating beacon, mini or full length bar will do, and will be a lot less cheaper, although I ...
by losangelescop
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Golf Cart Lightbar (lol)
Replies: 12
Views: 3201

Thanks for your input guys.

Further help, hints, pics or ideas from anyone is welcome and appreciated.

Thanks... :D
by losangelescop
Thu Jan 18, 2007 8:11 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Golf Cart Lightbar (lol)
Replies: 12
Views: 3201

Golf Cart Lightbar (lol)

One of my friends works security at a football club, and they have a couple golf carts to get from point A to point B. He wanted to deck one out with a second hand amber lightbar (44 inch) something simple like a Jetsonic or an LP6000. I told him using dash lights or a mini lightbar would be easier ...
by losangelescop
Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ONE ON THE RADIOS IN MOVIES TOPIC AGAIN
Replies: 164
Views: 28875

whenever i have watched third watch, i also have seen the Motorola logo shown many times. If you notice the FD doesnt have radios ever, only PD and EMS. Actually, The FD do have radios on the show - Theyre kind of hard to see at times because of where they clip the speaker mics and radios onto them...
by losangelescop
Fri Jan 05, 2007 5:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Remote Speaker Microphone Cords - Annoying Problems
Replies: 15
Views: 1543

$80 for shipping? No way. It costs about $30 to get an ASTRO Saber here via Global Express Mail, which is USPS's top of the line, guaranteed delivery date, trackable etc service. There are tons of MTS2000s, MTX838s etc here - they show up on eBay every week. SA Police Sabers are around if you know ...
by losangelescop
Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Remote Speaker Microphone Cords - Annoying Problems
Replies: 15
Views: 1543

Waris radios SUCK with those horrible POS PSM's that came out around the time the radio was released "the claw" as some call it. Not sure if there has been any improvement in that relm. Yeah, I know what you mean....The Waris PSM's have been givin me hell (as you would probably know). Inf...

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