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by d119
Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 Reset Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

Re: MTR2000 Reset Issue

And you are still having issues? I'd be looking at the power supply in that case.
by d119
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?

No big deal to me, Alex. More concerned that you are aware of it, and you are. Thanks for letting us know!
by d119
Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO/Business Products Feature Requests & Future Speculation
Topic: TRBO Consolette?
Replies: 6
Views: 10930

Re: TRBO Consolette?

I've heard nothing about it. Best I can surmise is that Motorola would have you use a mobile and a tone remote adapter, along with a base station tray.
by d119
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?

Likewise. Just wanted to make sure that I wasn't the only one. Seems to be more intermittent than it was before.
by d119
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 Reset Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

Re: MTR2000 Reset Issue

Sounds like a failing station control module. There should be replacements available on eBay.
by d119
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Removing wires from MTR2000 wireline block
Replies: 9
Views: 1178

Re: Removing wires from MTR2000 wireline block

Pull on the entire black 4-pin plastic block. It should unsnap from the backplane. Remove wires, reinsert. Those connectors are made for standard telco-type cross connect wire or CAT-5 type cable, not anything larger. They were such a piece of garbage that they went to screw type euro terminals on t...
by d119
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?

I guess it's saying SSL not SQL. Hell if I know anything about any of this. Things along this line: [phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions_messenger.php on line 1424: stream_socket_enable_crypto(): SSL operation failed with code 1. OpenSSL Error messages: error:14090086:SSL rou...
by d119
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Anyone else getting massive PHPBB/SQL errors when posting?

Ive been getting a lot of PHPBB/SQL related errors the last week to week and a half when posting to the site. Anyone else?

Posts seem to go through OK, but not without the system bitching about it.
by d119
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: Opening APX7000?
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

Re: Opening APX7000?

I figured it out after reading the BSM. Thanks for the heads up. Doesn't seem to be all that big a deal. Looks like I need a new keypad board for my radio though, it IS the buttons. C'est la vie. Shame too - I bought the unit brand new from Motorola so it's not ALT/DEV, fully tagged... But the warra...
by d119
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: Opening APX7000?
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

Opening APX7000?

Would anyone mind doing a tutorial on how to properly open and reassemble an APX7000? Mine has a keypad issue. It could be from lack of use. I have to apply quite a bit of pressure to some of the front (rear?) panel buttons to get them to work. Dialing phone numbers, etc is quite difficult. I wanted...
by d119
Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 Reset Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

Re: MTR2000 Reset Issue

Let me know how it works out please.
by d119
Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Quantar PA fans will not run
Replies: 6
Views: 951

Re: Quantar PA fans will not run

Do they run when you power the station on?
by d119
Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ISO MX300-S Service / Repair
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Re: ISO MX300-S Service / Repair

The innards and plastics of these things are so brittle and fragile from age over the years, I'd be afraid to open it.

I have a NICE MX350 with MODAT, the transmit audio went out on it, I just kissed it goodbye and let it sit in the display cabinet.
by d119
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Planned MOL Outage in April
Replies: 22
Views: 2788

Planned MOL Outage in April

April 6-13 MOL will be offline for major upgrades. A notice was sent out to us about this.

April 6-18 Order Management system will be offline as part of the same upgrade.

There ya go.
by d119
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: MTR2000 Reset Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

Re: MTR2000 Reset Issue

Create a NEW codeplug in the programming software, fill out all parameters and program the station with it. DO NOT use a saved or read copy of the codeplug. This solves a lot of weird stuff with MTR2000's. It's called Codeplug Stagnation, according to Motorola. Have a look at this: http://batboard.b...
by d119
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: SLR8000 program cable?
Replies: 1
Views: 857

Re: SLR8000 program cable?

I would think so, just a regular USB A-B cable. That's what all the SLR series repeaters AND the MTR3000 use.
by d119
Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Visar- narrow band?
Replies: 20
Views: 2145

Re: Visar- narrow band?

That's correct. The VISAR has it's own screwball accessory connector with it's own screwball programming cable, screwball speaker mic (it's a little thing with the PTT on the front!), etc. The physical form factor of the radio would not permit a JEDI-style connector to even fit on the radio. Good ne...
by d119
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1601

Re: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?

Aha! Well than that just makes more of a case to not use Astro LAB for anything, ever.

MTSX Lab can handle everything anyway.
by d119
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1601

Re: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?

That is why you always use the read/write with no pack/unpack!
by d119
Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1601

Re: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?

The DOS ASTRO Lab that's floating around out there is incredibly old. The codeplug structure has changed so much that any attempt to use it for anything other than read/write with no pack/unpack will brick a radio. The only real use it has is pulling and pushing s-records. Trying to change features/...
by d119
Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Visar- narrow band?
Replies: 20
Views: 2145

Re: Visar- narrow band?

That is correct. It was considered one of the "high tier" radios, and is for all intents and purposes identical in operation to an HT1000. The "Radius" line, that the GP300 falls into, was considered a "budget" radio, and was only available in one bandwidth or the other...
by d119
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Visar- narrow band?
Replies: 20
Views: 2145

Re: Visar- narrow band?

Yes it is.
by d119
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: astro spectra mobiles out of band
Replies: 5
Views: 1461

Re: astro spectra mobiles out of band

You guys need to keep in mind that the Batlabs.com site is WAY behind in information. Most of it is no longer current, and is from the mid-90's to early 2000's. Methods and software versions have changed, things have gotten a bit easier with CPS, and references to labtools being required for the job...
by d119
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1601

Re: Astrolab Version B03.04.00 for astro spectra ?

I would not be using any of those old tools on a radio from "today's era" unless you know exactly what you are doing. Experimentation with that old stuff on a radio that's not from that era of software (read: firmware/codeplug) will almost certainly leave you with a dead radio. It has its ...
by d119
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Whats the point of buying a 110w radio?
Replies: 71
Views: 12133

Re: Whats the point of buying a 110w radio?

Go take your meds, Bill. And send me some more when you get a moment, I'm out.
by d119
Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Whats the point of buying a 110w radio?
Replies: 71
Views: 12133

Re: Whats the point of buying a 110w radio?

Christ almighty people, this thread is YEARS old... Get over it.
by d119
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Stupid ASTRO Affiliation question
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Re: Stupid ASTRO Affiliation question

Thanks Six. That's what I figured, but having not spent much time with this in years, I just wanted to make sure. Appreciate the response.
by d119
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Stupid ASTRO Affiliation question
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Stupid ASTRO Affiliation question

It's been a hell of a long time since I've dealt with this stuff.

Does an XTS2500 equipped with SmartNet (not SmartZone) operation support affiliation on PTT, or is it locked at automatic?
by d119
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Mcc 5500 supervisor password
Replies: 5
Views: 1460

Re: Mcc 5500 supervisor password

I thought it was SUPERUSER
by d119
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola P500 portable ????
Replies: 15
Views: 1767

Re: Motorola P500 portable ????

Then it would go:

P50 = HT10
P100 = HT50
P200 = HT600
P500 = MTX810

I'm sure I've missed a couple.
by d119
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: astro spectra mobiles out of band
Replies: 5
Views: 1461

Re: astro spectra mobiles out of band

Every out of band modification I've ever done involving ASTRO Spectra mobiles just used the normal CPS, with a hex edit to the EXE file.
by d119
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Sensar
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Re: Motorola Sensar

*snicker* <--- True com501-style post count increasing post!
by d119
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola P500 portable ????
Replies: 15
Views: 1767

Re: Motorola P500 portable ????

Based on the H25, this radio is UNQUESTIONABLY 800 or 900MHz. There is NO WAY it's VHF or UHF, I'm 110% certain of that.
by d119
Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: Firmware Release 2.7
Replies: 1
Views: 995

Re: Firmware Release 2.7

Whooh! RAS is now a STANDARD feature!!!!! YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by d119
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: GR1225 sql issue
Replies: 21
Views: 2176

Re: GR1225 sql issue

Yikes... Not anything I would ever use...
by d119
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: GR1225 sql issue
Replies: 21
Views: 2176

Re: GR1225 sql issue

Well using different TX and RX tones permanently does not solve the problem, it merely masks it. I would not consider that a permanent solution, at all. 214 would certainly be better from a metallurgy standpoint than LMR 400, but 214 is considerably more lossy than 400. This is why people are advisi...
by d119
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: GR1225 sql issue
Replies: 21
Views: 2176

Re: GR1225 sql issue

How can the "noise" (or whatever it is that holds the repeater up) do so without the PL tone being present? And, if the PL tone is actually present in the noise, why doesn't it activate the repeater by itself? This is why I suggested checking the duplexer. If the TX leaks back through str...
by d119
Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: GR1225 sql issue
Replies: 21
Views: 2176

Re: GR1225 sql issue

I ask because some PL tones have been known to false the reverse burst feature such as 131.8 and 136.5 since the reverse burst uses 134.4 bits per second to operate properly. Uh, what? Reverse burst is a phase shift of the PL tone in use used to silence the far end. DPL operates at 134.4 BPS as it'...
by d119
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

As far as changing frequencies, you would require a new PROM to be built, and Motorola cannot provide that anymore. You are stuck with what you have in that regard. I heard a rumor that Genesis can still burn these PROMs, but at a cost that would be prohibitive. Not to mention, keep in mind that th...
by d119
Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

That's interesting that it is in failsoft... Having not worked on a 6809 in nearly 8 years, I can't remember what else to check... If I recall correctly, there is another member here that has maintained them and advised that replacing all of the batteries and electrolytic capacitors was a wise thing...
by d119
Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

Make sure the buttons on the controller marked "Disable" are not pushed in, and make sure the keys are set to "RUN" and not "SERVICE".
by d119
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

The constant signal you are hearing is called "Failsoft", and is what happens when a base station loses connection to the central controller. It tells all the radios listening to it to switch to a conventional type of operation and use that repeater as if it were just conventional. Everyon...
by d119
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MTS2000 CPS on Windows 7 64 Bit????
Replies: 10
Views: 3891

Re: MTS2000 CPS on Windows 7 64 Bit????

I've never had success getting this to work, like everyone else, I've had to create an XP VM in Windows 7, and run the CPS under that. The unfortunate issue I've encountered is that XP does not have the proper drivers for the newer releases of USB, therefore flash upgrading radios that require a fla...
by d119
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

Well, we are here to answer any questions you may have, so fire away! :)
by d119
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Motorola R2670A
Replies: 2
Views: 1049

Re: Motorola R2670A

Can you select "PROJECT 25" in it? Or Just "P25 TRUNKING"?
by d119
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

Grab yourself an eBay Quantar and configure it for 6809 operation in your band of choice. I've seen and purchased $200 800 MHz examples. I still say where are you going to get a license to operate this... Sure is an expensive way to learn... Though that really is the pot calling the kettle black on...
by d119
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MCC7500 and TRBO ID's
Replies: 16
Views: 2059

Re: MCC7500 and TRBO ID's

Motorola's own MIP5000 console will do both P25 ACIM and MotoTRBO for RID and emergency. You'd think they could easily port the TRBO gateway functionality over to a CCGW. https://www.motorolasolutions.com/content/dam/msi/docs/business/products/dispatch/dispatch_consoles/mip_5000/_documents/static_f...
by d119
Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: MCC7500 and TRBO ID's
Replies: 16
Views: 2059

Re: MCC7500 and TRBO ID's

Zetron, being owned by JVC/Kenwood seems to be steering towards the Kenwood mobiles for obvious reasons.

Yes, Avtec has wireline solutions for MotoTRBO IPSC, Cap+, Connect+ and CapMax systems.
by d119
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Smartnet/Smartzone/Project 25 (Phase I/II) Systems
Topic: Motorola Trunking Help
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Motorola Trunking Help

The Zetron TX controller was a dead giveaway it was a paging station.

There's little to no value in this stuff, unfortunately. If you want to sell it, the only people likely to consider buying it would be Sunny Communications in Colorado, but they likely have too much of it as it is.

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