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by SteveC0625
Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CP200 Password Hacking...
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: CP200 Password Hacking...

I feel your pain. I've probably spent a weeks worth of reading over the year or so just trying to teach myself. Here the update...I saved a backup copy of cps.exe to my desktop. Opened the regular cps.exe and my default hex editor is Hex Workshop, so I read it with it. I found the string you mentio...
by SteveC0625
Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CP200 Password Hacking...
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: CP200 Password Hacking...

No matter which hex editor you use, David, it should find the string that Steve listed above at address 0012B041 hex for R05.16. I mention this because it's only a double check showing that you've done everything correctly up to the search-and-find point. Let me add that I spent many hours of inter...
by SteveC0625
Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: What CPS for a Motorola GP680 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Re: What CPS for a Motorola GP680 ?

nope no dice tired EMEA cps I did a google search on gp680 cps and from what I found, it looks like there is an MPT specific version of the Waris European CPS that will program that radio. I found a number of threads in both US and UK forums that discussed this in detail. Probably worth an in depth...
by SteveC0625
Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CP200 Password Hacking...
Replies: 24
Views: 3488

Re: CP200 Password Hacking...

This is probably like beating a dead horse, but with all the searches I seem to find no new information, just the same info that's been floating out in cyberspace for a while. I'm not a computer genuis but I do alright, and I've purchased 3 used CP200XLS radios in good condition that are all mates....
by SteveC0625
Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:04 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee siren speaker install
Replies: 1
Views: 2035

Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee siren speaker install

Does anyone have any recommendations on both a compact speaker and where to mount said speaker on a 2014 Grand Cherokee? Space is limited under the hood and I was curious if anyone out there has any experience. Thanks. To do it right on the WK2's, you have to remove the front grille and fascia. Thi...
by SteveC0625
Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:24 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Gain vs. Stubby Ants
Replies: 4
Views: 2048

Re: Gain vs. Stubby Ants

We're going to put a VHF (Astro Spectra) and UHF (CDM) in a new Ford Utility Police Interceptor. I lean towards gain whip ants with a spring base. But before I totally rule out stubby ants, I'm looking for your thoughts. Thanks. Most urban and suburban police, fire, and EMS agencies do just fine wi...
by SteveC0625
Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Mobile Based Repeater
Replies: 3
Views: 1077

Re: Mobile Based Repeater

Hello everyone. I've been out of the radio end of things for awhile and I'm not quite up to speed with what's out there at the moment. I'm looking to build a repeater utilizing two mobile radios for extremely occasional use (hence not wanting to stick the $$ into a full-on repeater) in a mobile com...
by SteveC0625
Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:23 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CP200 Not Being Read
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

Re: CP200 Not Being Read

I purchased a pair of UHF 4 channel CP200's last week. There were originally purchased together since their serial numbers are just one off. Their firmware version is R03.06.02. When received only 2 channels were programmed to talk to each other so I read one of the radios, added 2 more PERS and fr...
by SteveC0625
Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Commercial Series cps R05.16 codeplug password off
Replies: 4
Views: 1383

Re: Commercial Series cps R05.16 codeplug password off

Hi Has anyone figured out a way to modify the commercial series cps ( i have R05.16 )to work with password off ? for the codeplug on a cp040 and if so can any one give me the offset to edit Thanks :lol: Just search here with the keywords commercial cps password - there are several threads that cont...
by SteveC0625
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:45 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: M1225 wont take programming
Replies: 5
Views: 1183

Re: M1225 wont take programming

20 channels and 20 named. Its weird because I can actually write back to it the computer shows changes have been made, but they haven't. I can then read the radio and it shows changed information but once again nothing has changed. I have never seen this before. I am using 1225 version 4.0 for XP. ...
by SteveC0625
Thu Jul 17, 2014 3:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: M1225 wont take programming
Replies: 5
Views: 1183

Re: M1225 wont take programming

I have several M1225 UHF radios that will read and write with M1225 4.0, but they are not really getting written to. The computer shows codeplug write successful, but no actual changes take place. I have never seen this before. Any ideas?? The radio TX and RX are good. Model: M44DGC90J2AA How many ...
by SteveC0625
Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 - adding Channels/Personalities to Zones
Replies: 6
Views: 1659

Re: HT1250 - adding Channels/Personalities to Zones

Maybe my HT1250 was force feed an LS codeplug using Waris Lab CPS? Maybe the number of conventional channels in an LS codeplug depends on how much space is used up by the trunking setup - so if you don't use trunking, you get more than 32 conventional channels? I also had to use LA (Latin American)...
by SteveC0625
Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 OR HT1250LS ??
Replies: 5
Views: 1353

Re: HT1250 OR HT1250LS ??

I have a "HT1250" with no tags or labels. I have read the radio. The model number is H25KDH9AA6 The serial number is 749TJLT28* Firmware is R05.13.09 Do I have a HT1250 or a trunking HT1250LS? The CPS seems to have LS trunking options available BUT I have been able to create 3 Zones of 48...
by SteveC0625
Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 vs HT1250LS boot up tones
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: HT1250 vs HT1250LS boot up tones

I have two HT1250's with no tags. At switch on, one radio gives a 2 bleep "dit dit" while the other gives a 3 bleep "dit dar doh" Does this indicate that one radio is a HT1250LS with different firmware to the HT1250...or do later standard HT1250's use different boot up bleeps to...
by SteveC0625
Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Cooling For GM300
Replies: 8
Views: 1402

Re: Cooling For GM300

I'm looking for an option for cooling my Radius mobile radios which sometimes have higher than specced duty cycles. At the moment I have a 90mm computer fan behind one and a 120mm fan behind the other. The issue I have is that these fans run 24/7 and I'd like to change this to 1-2 40mm fans hot glu...
by SteveC0625
Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:18 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor V Engineering mode
Replies: 71
Views: 16355

Re: Minitor V Engineering mode

Keith5888 wrote:Ok I got the engineer logon to be on the menu. Now when I put the password in nothing comes up can someone help please.

After entering the password, click on View --> Engineering Mode
by SteveC0625
Sat May 31, 2014 7:38 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Repeater Bi Directional VHF
Replies: 13
Views: 2109

Re: Repeater Bi Directional VHF

On Ebay, seller mre1032 offers a bi-directional RICK that will do exactly what you need with radios like the CDM's. If you want to link a couple of MOTOTRBO radios, he also has two different RICKs for that. http://www.ebay.com/itm/RA-2-Repeater-Adaptor-Motorola-GM300-GR300-CDM1250-RICK-/120473770318...
by SteveC0625
Fri May 23, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550LS+ Transmit Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 1464

Re: CDM1550LS+ Transmit Problem

Will wrote:
mmckenna wrote:Ah yes, like the "loose nut behind wheel" issue that I see happen with cars.


"the loose nut behind the microphone" for radio operators.... ...

The official term is "short between the headphones." :)
by SteveC0625
Thu May 15, 2014 6:46 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI Firmware Upgrade - D0014
Replies: 7
Views: 1622

Re: Minitor VI Firmware Upgrade - D0014

The release notes on this are now in the same file area of MOL as the upgrade. They don't say much:

I. Enhancements
Adjusted squelch levels
II. Corrections
Support of non standard A tone durations when User Tone System is selected on the Channel Tabs
III. Known Issues
None
by SteveC0625
Mon May 05, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI (6) released
Replies: 52
Views: 5719

Re: Minitor VI (6) released

adamdavis43040 wrote:anyone know where to find a user manual for the VI, I didn't get one with mine.

Or

Can anyone tell me how to remove or erase stored pages?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=minitor+6+user+manual

Hint: UCC Wireless is the link to click on.
by SteveC0625
Fri May 02, 2014 5:05 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Part Number
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Re: Motorola Part Number

Hello All! I need the following part numbers for the following service manuals: Ht-750 Ht-1250 Radius P-1125 Portable Radius M-1225 Mobile PM me with numbers Thanks David HT750 & 1250 Basic Service Manual = 68P80906Z54 HT750 & 1250 Detailed Service Manual = 6881088C46 M1225 Mobile = 6880904...
by SteveC0625
Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: My EX600XLS first impressions
Replies: 10
Views: 1355

Re: My EX600XLS first impressions

For the sound issues, this thread from a year ago contained some valuable tips on setting up the Waris HT's for better sounding audio: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=104868 I would think that the EX600XLS should benefit from the same settings.
by SteveC0625
Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CM200 question
Replies: 1
Views: 620

Re: CM200 question

I have 2 CM200 in a low power RICK setup. The transmit radio only turns on now when connected to the RICK and the receive radio is powered on. Is there a fuse somewhere on the board internally that could be the issue or does having the radio set in the CPS to RICK Tx change it to where it does not ...
by SteveC0625
Sun Apr 13, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM-1550 Tune up procedure ?
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Re: CDM-1550 Tune up procedure ?

Looking for a tune up procedure for my CDM 1550. Did not see it in the service manual. I'm trying to find out if I can adjust the xmit steering voltage and the CPS isn't that user friendly for me to understand. Thanks Which manual? Basic or Detailed? CPS has nothing to do with what you are asking a...
by SteveC0625
Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Narrow Band ?
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Re: Narrow Band ?

arlojanis wrote:Does a pump control and data transmitter on 217 mHz with emission of 20K0F1D need to be narrow banded. If so, what would be the new emission?

What is the FCC license and what Part is it licensed under?
by SteveC0625
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: CDM1550 Power Control
Replies: 6
Views: 1045

Re: CDM1550 Power Control

I have a UHF 40 watt CDM-1550 in the ham band that I am using as a low power link between repeater sites. 40 watts is wayyyy to much power for this LOS link and I would like to get the power out down to 10 watts or less is this possible?? Thanks, Rory Bowers, K6CKS I don't think you can push them d...
by SteveC0625
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CM series keeps rebooting
Replies: 7
Views: 1264

Re: CM series keeps rebooting

Hi all. The issue is with a CM series unit. I programmed the radio with a scan list for two channels and checked auto scan. After I programmed the unit the radio is very slow to react to button presses and will just reboot itself after about ever 10 seconds. When trying to read the radio I just get...
by SteveC0625
Mon Apr 07, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: PROGRAMMING GM300
Replies: 3
Views: 798

Re: PROGRAMMING GM300

I tried to program a GM300 using a ribless cable from the computers serial port, after programming, the radio's speaker no long works. Are ribless cables reliable for programming (if so, is there a particular brand that's better?) or should you always use a rib for programming them? Is there an opt...
by SteveC0625
Mon Apr 07, 2014 4:46 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Incompatible Model Error programming HT750
Replies: 4
Views: 946

Re: Incompatible Model Error programming HT750

I have programmed a number of HT750s successfully using a RIBless cable using CPS 4 & 6.04. I came across one that brings up an error "Incompatible Model", and will not connect to the radio, even to read. I have successfully programmed a similar "R" frequency range model. I ...
by SteveC0625
Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Receiving Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2126

Re: Receiving Issue

Another question, if I were to replace the sm50 with a CM300, is the pinout on the 16 pin connector the same ? The pin outs for the SM50 are to be found on batlabs.com --> Model Specific Info --> SM50. The pin outs for the CM200/300 radios are in the manual at: http://www.callmc.com/customer_servic...
by SteveC0625
Wed Apr 02, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola CP200XLS
Replies: 2
Views: 588

Re: Motorola CP200XLS

Hello All! I need the following information: I am looking at buying one of these. Part number for the programming software Part number for the programming cable Please post here Thanks David Software is RVN4191 - $265. I've had great luck with USB aftermarket cables, but if you have a RIB and insis...
by SteveC0625
Tue Apr 01, 2014 5:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor QC-2 Question
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: Minitor QC-2 Question

So I have a bunch of Minitor IV's and V's to program and I have a few questions that I'm sure somebody on here knows the answers to: 1. I know the standard tone timing of 1 second (A tone) / 3 Second (B tone)…can tone B be shortened up? For those in the LA area, I know Ventura County has really sho...
by SteveC0625
Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:57 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM Repeater with 2 CDM 1550
Replies: 3
Views: 990

Re: CDM Repeater with 2 CDM 1550

Hi guys and girls....I was just wondering what I would need to make a repeater out of 2 CDM 1550's. 2 uhf or 2 vhf or 1 of each and etc. Thanks If you are not even sure what frequencies or frequency range you'll be using, buying radios is putting the cart way out in front of the horse. We've talked...
by SteveC0625
Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Simplex Repeater Info ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1360

Re: Simplex Repeater Info ?

Anyone have any experience with Simplex Repeaters ? Basically looking for a unit that will store a brief message and then rebroadcast it from a higher elevation when radio is de-keyed. Looking to build something self contained maybe in a large diam. PVC tube for a camping group. Do you want this un...
by SteveC0625
Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Receiving Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2126

Re: Receiving Issue

RFguy wrote:I doubt the SM50 was narrow-banded. it's not a programmable option. It requires a dozen or so component changes.

100% agree. I have one here and NB is not a programmable option.

Best to replace the SM50's with something NB.
by SteveC0625
Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor 5/6 Programming question
Replies: 4
Views: 1069

Re: Minitor 5/6 Programming question

ces911 wrote:Thanks. The other question I have is that after it receives alert it doesn't re mute it self and stays open to other traffic until i push reset button..

On the V, Delayed N instead of Revert N. Stick with about 10 seconds.

Not sure on the VI as I am not working with them yet.
by SteveC0625
Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor 5/6 Programming question
Replies: 4
Views: 1069

Re: Minitor 5/6 Programming question

How can I fix this issue, Our tones are A-B and A-C, We have a Duty tone and a All call tone. When toning the all call they tone (A-B and then A-C) When they tone the all call the pager records the all call tone and then a separate recording for the all call tone.. is there any way to fix this in p...
by SteveC0625
Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:23 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 Install
Replies: 12
Views: 4131

Re: 2012 Ford F250 Install

Well I bought a new truck a month ago and got my console installed last night. I am still waiting on another bracket for another cdm750 to be installed as a tac radio and also I have some cup holders coming for it as well. Since I had the seats out to install the brackets I ran the wiring under the...
by SteveC0625
Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor 6 "UL Listed"
Replies: 7
Views: 1582

Re: Minitor 6 "UL Listed"

Speaking of the Minitor 6.. It looks like it was not produced in a Low band version.. A previous thread here, and one on RR have both discussed and confirmed that fact. There are several dealers participating in those discussions. There is no low band version listed on /\/\'s MSRP sheet either: htt...
by SteveC0625
Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HMN1038B wire pinout
Replies: 2
Views: 1275

Re: HMN1038B wire pinout

Does anyone have the pinout for the Motorola HMN1038B desktop microphone. I want to reconfigure it for my Kenwood TS-2000. The schematic is right on repeater-builder's Maxtrac/GM300 page along with full documentation extracted from a Motorola manual. http://www.repeater-builder.com/motorola/maxtrac...
by SteveC0625
Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor 2 Fixed Alert
Replies: 2
Views: 1005

Re: Minitor 2 Fixed Alert

It is fairly easy. There are 2 small solder pads on the circuit board that need to be jumpered to enable fixed alert. They are labeled as such. If you can't find them I will look for my service manual and upload a picture. Also, fixed alert only works on the pager itself. It has no affect when the ...
by SteveC0625
Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI (6) released
Replies: 52
Views: 5719

Re: Minitor VI (6) released

ASTROMODAT wrote:As of Feb 17, 2014, MINITOR VI programming software is now posted on MOL for download.

It is also on Motorola's regular sales pages as well. (No MOL account required.) http://www.motorolasolutions.com/web/Bu ... 01.7.2.zip
by SteveC0625
Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: Computer locks up on RR
Replies: 8
Views: 2196

Re: Computer locks up on RR

arlojanis wrote:My computer is Win 98 2nd edition. Lately it locks up on radio reference.com. Is this a web site problem or a computer problem?

Sounds like a browser problem. What are you running and is it even remotely current?
by SteveC0625
Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:05 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 center console
Replies: 6
Views: 2709

Re: 2012 Ford F250 center console

I asked about a 2011 and got a great reply. Don't know if the 2012 is the same exactly though. Maybe some info you can use here.... http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=98095 Tex and I were talking about the F250/350/450 consoles and seats. They are the same from 2011 on. I spend a l...
by SteveC0625
Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 center console
Replies: 6
Views: 2709

Re: 2012 Ford F250 center console

I just poked around elightbars.org and found quite a bit that should help you. Just search on ford f250 console or ford f350 console - there are a bunch of threads that come up with pics and part numbers. You should find something to your liking. Word of caution, apparently Ford changed the interior...
by SteveC0625
Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Ford F250 center console
Replies: 6
Views: 2709

Re: 2012 Ford F250 center console

Two thoughts... First, any of the console companies (Troy, Jotto, etc.) should be able to tell you which of their standard consoles will fit nicely in that truck. You may have to give them a call. Second, ask over on elightbars.org. Those guys do lots of upfitting and the current Super Duties are ve...
by SteveC0625
Thu Feb 06, 2014 6:00 am
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI (6) released
Replies: 52
Views: 5719

Re: Minitor VI (6) released

Squad5 wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_d3xoeisuI

Some how, that video does not inspire me at all. Frankly, I think it stinks. /\/\ needs a new marketing plan.
by SteveC0625
Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Adding MDC to a non-MDC GM-300
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: Adding MDC to a non-MDC Maxtrac.

I just realized, I said Maxtrac, but I actually have a GM-300. This is a narrowband GM-300, and I believe it does have the 16 pins. Sorry about that. Jordan. No problem. The GM300 and Maxtrac are both covered in the repeater-builder.com pages that I linked earlier. I don't think the GM300 can do MD...
by SteveC0625
Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Adding MDC to a non-MDC GM-300
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: Adding MDC to a non-MDC Maxtrac.

I was wondering if there was a way to add the MDC signalling to a Maxtrac that does not have it. Seems like I heard this could be done, but through the LAB software. Has anyone done this before, that I could send my radio to, to get the MDC, and possibly more channels added (It is currently an 8 ch...
by SteveC0625
Thu Jan 30, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Minitor Programming
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: Minitor Programming

Hello all, I have a programming issue that I am trying to find an answer to. I recently sold a Minitor pager on eBay that was programmed by the vendor I purchased it from in 2012. It was programmed to not alert as I wanted to use it as a general receiver for the local FD and EMS. The individual I s...

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