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by Mikey
Thu May 28, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XPR5550 Displaying MDC PTT-ID of other radios?
Replies: 3
Views: 883

Re: XPR5550 Displaying MDC PTT-ID of other radios?

Ok, now I feel Stupid. Thanks d119, I had set up the MDC but had only enabled it on the Transmit side, forgot about the receive side on each channel.
by Mikey
Fri May 22, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XPR5550 Displaying MDC PTT-ID of other radios?
Replies: 3
Views: 883

XPR5550 Displaying MDC PTT-ID of other radios?

having problems getting the radio too display the Incoming PTT id's of other radios on its display, I have the 5550 set up to do a pre-key PTT ID and that works fine, but i cannot get it to display the other radios PTT id's on the display when it recieves them, what am i missing here?????


Mikey
by Mikey
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM Power without Control head
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

CDM Power without Control head

Is there any way to power up a CDM Mobile that doesn't have a Control Head or Ribbon Cable attached?

I have a lead on several CDM Mobiles that I would like to use as a receiver but they don't have control heads, WOndering if I can jump something on the ribbon cable jack to power them on?


Mikey
by Mikey
Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor II or III receiver board project?
Replies: 2
Views: 1082

Minitor II or III receiver board project?

Ok, this may sound stupid but I have a bunch of old Minitor 2 and Minitor 3 pagers laying around and I have a project where I need a simple little receiver. Due to space constraints I need just the receiver board and not the whole pager in there. Does anybody know the pinouts on either of these rece...
by Mikey
Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: M1225 wont take programming
Replies: 5
Views: 1184

Re: M1225 wont take programming

One of the biggest Memory Hogs on the M1225 is the "Talkaround" button. if you have a button programmed for talkaround, delete it.
by Mikey
Tue May 27, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MOTOTRBO and NEXEDGE Encryption
Replies: 4
Views: 983

Re: MOTOTRBO and NEXEDGE Encryption

Ok, thanks for the help
by Mikey
Tue May 27, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MOTOTRBO and NEXEDGE Encryption
Replies: 4
Views: 983

Re: MOTOTRBO and NEXEDGE Encryption

So there is no analog encryption that is built into both radios that will be compatible with both? Crud
by Mikey
Tue May 27, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MOTOTRBO and NEXEDGE Encryption
Replies: 4
Views: 983

MOTOTRBO and NEXEDGE Encryption

I have a Motorola XPR4550 at home and a Kenwood NX-700 Nexedge radio in my company truck. Is there any encryption protocol that is built into those 2 radios that isn't proprietary that I can use for a form of simple encryption between the 2 of them without installing aftermarket boards?

Mikey
by Mikey
Sat Apr 19, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: How to Channel Steer Radius M1225
Replies: 4
Views: 1052

Re: How to Channel Steer Radius M1225

We replaced all our GM300's with CDM1250's for Channel steering on our tone remote adapters when it came time to narrowband them.
by Mikey
Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: Windows 7 Pro Support Serial??
Replies: 17
Views: 5249

Re: Windows 7 Pro Support Serial??

AL of our new Toshiba laptops on the tech bench at work run Windows 7 professional. the laptop itself doesn't have a 9 pin serial but the Toshiba docking station does have and it works really good. Haven't had any issues with using the serial port on the docking station.
by Mikey
Thu Jan 16, 2014 5:51 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Police Upfitters guides???????
Replies: 3
Views: 2166

Re: Police Upfitters guides???????

looking for the park kill pin in the Acc. Plug. what pin # and what color wire
by Mikey
Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Police Upfitters guides???????
Replies: 3
Views: 2166

Police Upfitters guides???????

I used to download the Upfitters guide from the Wattco website, now I see they don't have them anymore. Does anybody know where I can download an Upfitters guide for the 2011 Crown Vic Interceptor???

Mikey
by Mikey
Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Zetron model 5 encoder
Replies: 4
Views: 1277

Re: Zetron model 5 encoder

Pm me your email address
by Mikey
Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: programming vertex 3000U
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Re: programming vertex 3000U

Does it show any channels below the last channel that are "Grey'd" out??
by Mikey
Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Zetron model 5 encoder
Replies: 4
Views: 1277

Re: Zetron model 5 encoder

I have the manual in PDF format, PM me your email address and i will send it over.

Mike
by Mikey
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vertex VXR1000U and Astro Spectra/XTL5K High Power Remote
Replies: 7
Views: 1112

Re: Vertex VXR1000U and Astro Spectra/XTL5K High Power Remot

I thought those wired into the Acc Connector on the back of the 05 Control head?????
by Mikey
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: No Internal Speaker Audio - MAXTRAC
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Re: No Internal Speaker Audio - MAXTRAC

I could probably gut one out of some of these old Maxtracs we took out of service and mail you one if you can't find one.

Mikey
by Mikey
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Min III, Will this work?
Replies: 11
Views: 1608

Re: Min III, Will this work?

awwwp, yout totaly right!!!! Sorry I havent used that for so long, i just tried it and it does need to be Cap'd.

Mikey
by Mikey
Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Min III, Will this work?
Replies: 11
Views: 1608

Re: Min III, Will this work?

This is true, but when being used as a Password, its not capitalized.
by Mikey
Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Repeater
Replies: 7
Views: 1627

Re: Vehicle Repeater

Pyramid is the only way to go with In-band Repeaters. They work good as long as they are set up right.
by Mikey
Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: OT: SVR200 Vehicle Repeater & TK-790H Kenwood
Replies: 28
Views: 5535

Re: OT: SVR200 Vehicle Repeater & TK-790H Kenwood

My experience with Pyramid is that they want customers to be happy with there products. If you contact them and talk with them about the problems, i would almost bet they will remedy the situation and make it right, then they will go after the radio dealer who has to be "Certified" to inst...
by Mikey
Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Min III, Will this work?
Replies: 11
Views: 1608

Re: Min III, Will this work?

the capital of Taiwan is taipei
by Mikey
Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Shoulder mic protectors
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: Shoulder mic protectors

Here is the Catalog we use: http://primuselectronics.com/pdfs/primu ... atalog.pdf

The cover is on Page 84, we buy the reflective orange covers but they come in Black also. THese are for the bigger speaker mics like the Motorola HT1000, Motorola XTS, Kenwood NX, Series radios.
by Mikey
Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Shoulder mic protectors
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: Shoulder mic protectors

Primus makes some for the Railroad that i work for, they work really good.
by Mikey
Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Using a Maxtrac with HLN9376A DTMF Board to Control Repeater
Replies: 1
Views: 512

Using a Maxtrac with HLN9376A DTMF Board to Control Repeater

I am trying to make a bi-directional Crossband repeater using 2 maxtracs and a RICK. In one of the maxtracs i have a Internal HLN9376A DTMF decoder board and i would like to use the output of that to control the ignition sense of the 2nd Maxtrac so i can send a DTMF command and have the 1st maxtrac ...
by Mikey
Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1250 220MHz Modification - Any help?
Replies: 47
Views: 47415

Re: HT1250 220MHz Modification - Any help?

Ok, i'm kinda new to this so here is my question. Can i take a Codeplug from a 403-470 Mhz CDM750 and using the "unofficial" US Waris Lab Upgrade Kit, Blast it into a 450-512Mhz CDM750 Radio and make it work???

I'm wanting to bring a 450-512 Mhz down into the 440 Ham Band


Thanks

Mike
by Mikey
Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM750 Out Of Band????
Replies: 1
Views: 646

CDM750 Out Of Band????

I have a CDM750 450-470Mhz that i need to take down to the 440mhz HAM Bands, whats an Easy way of doing this? I don't have any Lab Software or anything like that, i only have the regular CPS and Global Tuner. Please Help!!

Mikey
by Mikey
Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk

I tried and tried and never could get the software hacked to let me load a custom confiq file. I eventually just gave up :-(

Mike
by Mikey
Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GR300 Hang Time
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: GR300 Hang Time

Having around a 2-3 second hangtime holds the repeater keyd so if you are carrying on a conversation, you don't have the "Lag" of the repeater keying up and down in between people talking, as long as the person asnwering you keys his radio before the hang timer expires the repeater will st...
by Mikey
Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 3 Control Heads on a PM1500
Replies: 10
Views: 1215

Re: 3 Control Heads on a PM1500

I have personally seen 3 control heads on a XTL2500, the control head cables were daisy chained together. You have to put the control head in progamming mode i believe and asign it a number of what control head it is in the system.

Mike
by Mikey
Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: TurboVUi android client
Replies: 11
Views: 1169

Re: TurboVUi android client

How much does the TrboVUI Gateway that you hook up to the radio Cost?
by Mikey
Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Duplexer Question
Replies: 24
Views: 897

Re: Duplexer Question

Buy a good TxRx Duplexer and be done with it. Those are rock solid

:-)
by Mikey
Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: In car repeater
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Re: In car repeater

Pyramid SVR200 All the Way!!!
by Mikey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Possible to operate a gr1225 without control head?
Replies: 18
Views: 2982

Re: Possible to operate a gr1225 without control head?

Well the Logic Boards may be different between the GM300 and the R1225 but the GM300 control head will plug right in to where the ribbon cable plugs and give you everything you need to turn it on and program it, then just take the head off and slip the jumper on the pins to power the repeater and yo...
by Mikey
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Substitute for NLA Visar slim battery ?
Replies: 24
Views: 3137

Re: Substitute for NLA Visar slim battery ?

Talk with Interstate Battery, They repack alot of our battery pacs for us, just send in your dead battery and they will repack it with new Cells,
by Mikey
Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Possible to operate a gr1225 without control head?
Replies: 18
Views: 2982

Re: Possible to operate a gr1225 without control head?

I have usd a Standard GM300 Head to program a R1225 Before, works just the same!
by Mikey
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Wiring of Comtegra Console to CDM750's
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Wiring of Comtegra Console to CDM750's

Ohh also, the Comtegra would only do DC control if that function was ordered or Field upgraded with that option. Its a little DC board that piggybacks the main board inside the Comtegra. The Installation manual has a section on Field Upgrading the Console for DC control cloe to the back of the manua...
by Mikey
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Wiring of Comtegra Console to CDM750's
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Wiring of Comtegra Console to CDM750's

Give me your email in a private message and i will send you the PDF's of the install manual, operators manual, and the CPS Software manual.


Mikey
by Mikey
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: External Speaker Volume Pot
Replies: 10
Views: 1173

Re: External Speaker Volume Pot

Where would i get a Wire Wound pot? I am aware that if the main radio volume gets turned down it also affects the external speaker, but they hardly ever adjust the volume once they get it set on the main radio.
by Mikey
Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: External Speaker Volume Pot
Replies: 10
Views: 1173

Re: External Speaker Volume Pot

I tried both a 50ohm and a 100 ohm and i get full volume at the max point of the wiper, but when i go to decrease it, it cuts the speaker off all together.
by Mikey
Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: External Speaker Volume Pot
Replies: 10
Views: 1173

External Speaker Volume Pot

I'm wanting to wire a volume pot inside a standard Motorola 13 watt external speaker and plug it into the 16 pin connector on a radius mobile. I know motorola radios can be picky about ground when it comes to the external speaker leads, what is the easiest way to wire a volume pot with an external s...
by Mikey
Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor V Alert's but no voice?
Replies: 12
Views: 1014

Re: Minitor V Alert's but no voice?

They are probably dropping the carrier between the tones and the voice announcement now, thus making the pager reset before the voice is heard if the pager is programmed that way.
by Mikey
Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone sucessfully using Trbo's in a Passport system
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Re: Anyone sucessfully using Trbo's in a Passport system

The company i work for ownes the second largest Passport site in the US (47 Tower Sites) and we have tried everything from MotoTrbo to Vertex and Icom Passport radio's . Had problems with Mototrbo roaming off to other sites, refusing to lock onto the strogest site. the vertex just plain didn't work ...
by Mikey
Sun May 15, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM Remote Head Separation Kits
Replies: 3
Views: 639

Re: CDM Remote Head Separation Kits

I have made up a Cat-5E cable at 40" that i use between the Control head upstairs and the RF Deck in the basement. Haven't had any issues, and its been that way for 2 years now. Just don't try and program thru the control head with that long of a cable run.

Mikey
by Mikey
Wed May 04, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Bending the bandsplit
Replies: 3
Views: 445

Re: Bending the bandsplit

Jared, How did you get this pager to do the WX Channels, im trying to get my M3 to do 162.500 but can't figure out how to get it out of band?


Mike
by Mikey
Tue Dec 28, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk

Im wanting to use this as a Sales tool to demo the unit at potential customer locations. The only thing i hate is the cheesy layout and limited bility of the default configuration. Why couldn't they have made it to where you could load your own setup and gui's into the demo program? From what i gath...
by Mikey
Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk

I have several Configurations saved that we have set up for past customers, i just wish there was a way i could load it into this demo so i could have the look and feel of the real console setup the customer will be using. also this would make it helpfull for training before the actual MCC5500 is in...
by Mikey
Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: LEGALLY Obtained C200 Deskset Software
Replies: 3
Views: 831

Re: LEGALLY Obtained C200 Deskset Software

Yes, Thank you a bunch!! For some reason i couldn't find that on there website
by Mikey
Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: LEGALLY Obtained C200 Deskset Software
Replies: 3
Views: 831

LEGALLY Obtained C200 Deskset Software

Does anybody know where i can LEGALLY Obtain Motorola C200 Deskset Software, I think this deskset was originally made for Motorola by Gai-Tronics but i have been to 3 different Motorola Dealers and nobody has the software to program this deskset. Also run into a dead end with Gai-Tronics on the Soft...
by Mikey
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:35 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: MCC5500 Console Demo Disk

I'm trying to use it on my computer as a "Demo" but the demo software will not let you reconfigure the gui's on the screen and i cannot use the actual console software because then it won't let you past the login screen cause its trying to find the CEB that isnt there. IF there was a way i...

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