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by K8TEK
Mon May 23, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250ls+
Replies: 17
Views: 777

Hmm, what is the model number?
by K8TEK
Mon May 23, 2005 11:33 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250ls+
Replies: 17
Views: 777

Yes, it encodes and decodes it.
by K8TEK
Sat May 21, 2005 1:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Official Dayton 2005 Thread
Replies: 78
Views: 8240

I thoroughly enjoyed the matching salt and pepper shakers, and the ham guard stickers all over the restroom. I also liked AB9JV's scrolling badge.
by K8TEK
Fri May 13, 2005 11:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Question on HT1250 keyboard programming?
Replies: 1
Views: 252

NO
by K8TEK
Wed May 11, 2005 10:00 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Programming question, LS vs regular, and more.
Replies: 7
Views: 605

If thisis the item you are talking about, it is not an LS. It is a conventional and yes, that one does 128 channels
by K8TEK
Wed May 11, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Programming question, LS vs regular, and more.
Replies: 7
Views: 605

Oh, I forgot to mention that none of those radios use flashport. All do scan and the ht1250LS+ does 8 conventional zones with 16 channels each=128 the ht1250LS ONLY DOES 16
by K8TEK
Wed May 11, 2005 3:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 Programming question, LS vs regular, and more.
Replies: 7
Views: 605

HT1250LS will only do 16 channels conventional and no MDC on conventional

The HT1250LS+ will do 128 conventional channels and MDC on conventional.

If you can find a way to program it out of band, you will be dubbed the waris god!
by K8TEK
Fri May 06, 2005 4:22 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: M1225 channel interference
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Do you have PL on these channels? Also, is your mike hook properly grounded?
by K8TEK
Fri May 06, 2005 5:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 QCII Question
Replies: 5
Views: 305

I am wanting to send the hi-lo tone from this radio.
by K8TEK
Fri May 06, 2005 3:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 QCII Question
Replies: 5
Views: 305

HT1250 QCII Question

Is is possible for the 1250 to do an alternating hi-lo tone? And if so, how! Thanks!
by K8TEK
Thu May 05, 2005 3:36 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: What type of mobile would you recommend
Replies: 0
Views: 288

What type of mobile would you recommend

I have a CAT-300DXL Repeater controller. I would like to know what recommendations do you have to interface with it. I want at least 45 watts VHF.
by K8TEK
Wed May 04, 2005 3:51 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: What I did today...MORE PICS ADDED - even more added!
Replies: 20
Views: 1537

Dame's point bridge, does I-95 go over that?
by K8TEK
Sat Feb 19, 2005 7:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Advisor Gold Question
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Thanks man!
by K8TEK
Sat Feb 19, 2005 8:35 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Advisor Gold Question
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Advisor Gold Question

Does anybody know how to put the Advisor Gold pager into test mode. I need to find out what the baud rate is programmed to and I cannot read it due to lacking the equipment.
by K8TEK
Wed Dec 01, 2004 11:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Choosing a PL tone
Replies: 20
Views: 1878

You can hear all CTCSS tones. It is just when you increase the frequency of CTCSS it becomes more noticable.
by K8TEK
Sat Nov 06, 2004 1:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT-1250 now sending MDC Preamble
Replies: 0
Views: 304

HT-1250 now sending MDC Preamble

Not sure what caused it, but now my HT1250 VHF now does MDC-1200 Preamble on one amateur channel I have programmed into it. I haven't re-programmed the radio, and it never did it before! It is wierd.

Firmware is R05.08.03
by K8TEK
Thu Sep 30, 2004 1:06 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APRS Implementation Help (NOOB)
Replies: 18
Views: 898

It is only illegal if you get caught. I am sure that he is not the only person using APRS for that purpose.
by K8TEK
Mon Sep 27, 2004 1:19 pm
Forum: Announcements and Forum News
Topic: Sad news:
Replies: 184
Views: 93080

Monty, you will be missed by all of us here. The Sisco family will be in our thoughts and prayers. :cry:
by K8TEK
Thu Sep 23, 2004 4:05 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: eBay forbids selling Motorola Radios???
Replies: 57
Views: 9195

This Motorola ebay "agent" is very interested in buying some current auctions. Wonder what he (THEY) are looking to find if they win... http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?MfcISAPICommand=ViewBidItems&sort=3&userid=mot_software&completed=1&all=1&rows=0 I'm wondering if this gu...
by K8TEK
Tue Sep 21, 2004 3:47 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: eBay forbids selling Motorola Radios???
Replies: 57
Views: 9195

The GP2000 is on the list of "forbidden" radios...

http://members.ebay.com/ws2/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&userid=mot_software
by K8TEK
Fri Sep 17, 2004 1:33 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: GM300 Xmit lock
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Is the mic damaged? Remove the mic and see if it does it.
by K8TEK
Mon Sep 13, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: Post tone Question
Replies: 2
Views: 445

No, If you did post-tone, you have no need for the beep.
by K8TEK
Fri Sep 03, 2004 2:44 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT750 Drop Test
Replies: 12
Views: 1109

I dropped a HT750 off a counter at work last night... That's about 3 feet.

Anyways, the antenna and the channel knob broke off.
by K8TEK
Thu Aug 19, 2004 5:49 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Programming with USB instead of Serial port
Replies: 18
Views: 2756

Wav, your IT guys are on crack. Probably just an excuse to not buy them. My Inspiron 8600 has both USB, Serial, and even a Parallel port. Lots of models still have it. I bought one from Dell® last month... The newer models DO NOT have a serial port, a parallel port, or a track stick on them. You ca...
by K8TEK
Mon Aug 16, 2004 2:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Dual level Priority
Replies: 11
Views: 543

All of the waris (HT750, HT1250, HT1250LS(+) and HT1550XLS do. And all of the CDMs do... 750, 1250, 1550.
by K8TEK
Sat Aug 07, 2004 5:48 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Range question
Replies: 6
Views: 384

Your question is very vague... The range of a radio depends on many things, Forward Power, Frequency, Antenna Gain, Antenna Height, Surrounding Terrain, ETC.

For us to give you a "text book" range would be next to impossible.
by K8TEK
Sun Aug 01, 2004 8:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor 2 UHF
Replies: 15
Views: 997

Acutally, it is our countys "jail" channel. The jail is less then 2 years old... Must just be an oversight. However; I hope for there sake the FCC doesn't find out.
by K8TEK
Sun Aug 01, 2004 6:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor 2 UHF
Replies: 15
Views: 997

Our county uses 154.77MHz and has no license to use it... Not listed on either of our licenses... KNEP953 or KNEN601
by K8TEK
Sun Aug 01, 2004 6:13 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor 2 UHF
Replies: 15
Views: 997

AAH, I see four listed on that frequency in Amherst, NY
by K8TEK
Sun Aug 01, 2004 5:35 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Minitor 2 UHF
Replies: 15
Views: 997

Jay wrote:Am I the only person to notice that your frequency happens to be in the low end of the 70 cm amateur radio allocation?

Unless he mis-typed, you are correct Jay!
by K8TEK
Thu Jul 29, 2004 4:10 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola OEM VHF-Whip?
Replies: 16
Views: 2106

25 bucks for an antenna! That is ridiculous!
by K8TEK
Thu Jul 29, 2004 4:09 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT750 Ribless Programming Cable
Replies: 7
Views: 1450

I guess my point was that you cannot simply connect the radio to the serial port and program it that way, even the "ribless" cables have some sort of circuitry inside.
by K8TEK
Wed Jul 28, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT750 Ribless Programming Cable
Replies: 7
Views: 1450

Brett, There is no "ribless" cables for the waris series. While they don't actually require a RIB, the "ribless" cables still contain a RIB inside of it (no need for an external one), if that makes any sense. Here is the pin-out for the waris series radios. All the HT750/1250/1550 information can be...
by K8TEK
Tue Jul 27, 2004 8:54 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Weird HT1250 Problem!
Replies: 6
Views: 639

That is quite odd, I have never heard of that before!
by K8TEK
Sun Jul 25, 2004 6:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ht1250 power issues
Replies: 4
Views: 392

Are the contacts clean on the battery, try cleaning them with a pencil eraser, then try it out.
by K8TEK
Fri Jul 23, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Feds raid Galls
Replies: 39
Views: 4705

Me either!
by K8TEK
Wed Jul 21, 2004 5:11 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Is my XTS5000 a paper weight
Replies: 40
Views: 3975

John, if someone breaks into your house, are you allowed to “kill” them? Of course not, you are legally allowed to us the least amount of force necessary to stop them... The problem I have your whole dilemma is that an agent of the company granted you access to there radio system, you did not "hack"...
by K8TEK
Wed Jul 21, 2004 3:48 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Feds raid Galls
Replies: 39
Views: 4705

http://www.tkramer.com/images/chin0.gif Hmm... Interesting! I was just about to order the SVP handheld siren. I can't seem to find it anywhere else. Has anyone seen it for sale elsewhere? Locally, we use D.R. Rebel in Toledo... They don't have it listed on there webpage, though. Click here and ask ...
by K8TEK
Tue Jul 20, 2004 3:18 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000/5000 stolen
Replies: 4
Views: 614

I find it odd that he takes pictures of the radios from every which angle except one to show the tags...

But the burning question is where did you get this information from.
by K8TEK
Tue Jul 13, 2004 7:15 am
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: XTS3000 and XTS5000 Posted on Ebay: Genuine or Fake??
Replies: 17
Views: 2017

No, it is an American HT1250 he is selling. I had an issue with mine and he refused to make it right... That seller has been mentioned numerous times on this board. http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?p=144702 http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?p=160882
by K8TEK
Sun Jul 11, 2004 2:17 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Orange Button
Replies: 30
Views: 3274

Kind of like the "panic" button on your car key fob...

In case you lose your radio and a kid picks it up and hits the button... Makes it easier to track it down.
by K8TEK
Sun Jul 11, 2004 4:03 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Orange Button
Replies: 30
Views: 3274

My dealer programmed mine to repeater talkaround; I made him change it to emergency alert as soon as I found out.
by K8TEK
Wed Jun 16, 2004 12:27 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Ham Question
Replies: 14
Views: 925

W8MHB has practice exams too.
by K8TEK
Tue Jun 15, 2004 5:23 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Do you own an XTS3000 ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1566

Does it do 169Hz?
:lol:
by K8TEK
Mon Jun 14, 2004 7:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Ham Question
Replies: 14
Views: 925

The technician test is only 24 questions. You need to get 18 of them correct for a passing grade. You are incorrect, Elements 2 (Technician) and 3 (General) is 35 questions, you need to get 26 correct, passing mark is 74% Element 4 (Extra) are 50 questions. 37 is the passing mark. Just for your inf...
by K8TEK
Fri Jun 11, 2004 1:44 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ht1250 battery indicator problem
Replies: 13
Views: 917

I was making reference to the battery indicator. If the battery indicator does not work, how does the radio know the battery is low? The answer is it won't know, the radio will just die without notice.
by K8TEK
Thu Jun 10, 2004 3:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: ht1250 battery indicator problem
Replies: 13
Views: 917

Josh wrote:No, it should work just fine, you just won't know when the battery is low until it starts chirping at you..
-Josh

The radio won't even do that, it will just shut off and on, off and on.
by K8TEK
Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Weather Radio ?...Does anyone know...
Replies: 7
Views: 651

My Midland 74-210 will keep the audio on for 5 minutes after an alert is recieved... It doesn't matter if the NWS has finished the message or not, after 5 minutes it shuts off. I find this quite annonying because the NWS sends (EOM) End Of Message data to shut off audio, I don't know why consumer ra...
by K8TEK
Mon Jun 07, 2004 2:17 pm
Forum: Legacy Batboard Motorola ASTRO (VSELP/IMBE/AMBE) Equipment Forum
Topic: Do you own an XTS3000 ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1566

jhooten wrote:Nasty rumor. The audio is fine on the 169 that I manage.

Viking wrote:I know that 169Hz is fine. The problems that I have heared about are in the 460MHz and 480MHz bands.


He manages 169 XTS3000 radios, nowhere in that post does he mention 169Hz :wink:
by K8TEK
Sun Jun 06, 2004 6:46 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: one hot radio
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Did someone forget that he had Caps Lock on?

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