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yardbirdjr
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Motorola Radios

Postby yardbirdjr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:55 am

Hello All!

This may sound like a stupid request, but I am going to ask anyway?

I am looking for a complete listing of all Motorola Programmable Portables & Mobiles from the beginning to the present. And the year they came out on the market.

Ex. STX, Mtx.ect.

Just curious to see how many I have in my collection.

Please post or PM me

Thanks

David

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MTS2000des
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What radios do you own?: XTS2500, XTS5000, and MTS2000

Re: Motorola Radios

Postby MTS2000des » Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:23 am

From my best memory:

MX300-S, 1982
STX PP- 1984
HT600/MT1000- 1986
HT50- 1986/1987
MTX800/810- 1988
MTX900 PP- 1989
STX800 Smartnet 1989
STX821 Smartnet 1990
Systems Saber- 1990
Radius P100/P200- 1988
Saber analog- 1987
GP300/P110- 1992
Astro Saber/Saber SI- 1992
HT1000/MT2000/MTS2000/MTX8000/9000- Late 1992
SP50- 1994
GTX- 1996
XTS3000- 1997
GP350- 1996/1997
P1225- 1997
LTS2000- 1997
Pro Series HT750/1250/1550- 1998
XTS3500- 1999
CP150/200/PR400- 2001/2002?
XTS5000- 2003
XTS2500/MT1500- 2005
APX7000-2008?

Feel free to make corrections accordingly.
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Re: Motorola Radios

Postby yardbirdjr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:13 am

Thanks

I appreciate it

Now if I can get a list of the mobiles I will be in business

Thanks

David

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Re: Motorola Radios

Postby MT2000 man » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:54 pm

MTS2000des wrote:From my best memory:

MX300-S, 1982
STX PP- 1984
HT600/MT1000- 1986
HT50- 1986/1987
MTX800/810- 1988
MTX900 PP- 1989
STX800 Smartnet 1989
STX821 Smartnet 1990
Systems Saber- 1990
Radius P100/P200- 1988
Saber analog- 1987
GP300/P110- 1992
Astro Saber/Saber SI- 1992
HT1000/MT2000/MTS2000/MTX8000/9000- Late 1992
SP50- 1994
GTX- 1996
XTS3000- 1997
GP350- 1996/1997
P1225- 1997
LTS2000- 1997
Pro Series HT750/1250/1550- 1998
XTS3500- 1999
CP150/200/PR400- 2001/2002?
XTS5000- 2003
XTS2500/MT1500- 2005
APX7000-2008?

Feel free to make corrections accordingly.



Slight correction on the XTS5000. I too thought it originally came out in 2003, but a member here told me he had one in 2001. Whether it was just a test unit, or an actual working "official XTS5000" is another thing, but he DID say they were around in 2001.

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Re: Motorola Radios

Postby MTS2000des » Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:05 am

So noted, I just recall the literature dating back to early 2003.
I wish I could find some of those "communications equipment buyer's guides" I used to have, I had one from 1982, 1983-87 and 1990.
That is where I gleamed my info from. Read them over and over when I was in high school "way back when" dreaming of owning everything in them. By now I pretty much have!
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Re: Motorola Radios

Postby kotaguchi » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:00 am

Don't forget the Motorola Radius P500.

It was a unique that it was basically a Motorola Radius Dealer Line P200 except in 800MHz analog/non trunked conventional only.

It was a way for Motorola back then to allow Motorola Radius Dealers to sell 800MHz non trunked conventional only portables.

It did not sell too much since most folks that were using 800MHz at that time were using 800MHz on trunked systems.Not on conventional only.
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Re: Motorola Radios

Postby kato56 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:21 am

Other programmable HT's:
Circa 1990's
GP-68
GP-73
GP-2000
Still have a couple of GP-2000's that I upgraded from GP-68's used on ham radio, 99ch, alpha numeric, full keypad, vfo, s-meter, fpp and CPS programmable. Made for export

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Re: Motorola Radios

Postby MT2000 man » Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:27 pm

MTS2000des wrote:So noted, I just recall the literature dating back to early 2003.
I wish I could find some of those "communications equipment buyer's guides" I used to have, I had one from 1982, 1983-87 and 1990.
That is where I gleamed my info from. Read them over and over when I was in high school "way back when" dreaming of owning everything in them. By now I pretty much have!



Same here ! I've owned at one point or another just about all of them (never owned a Waris series radio though).

I think the best one I've owned thus far is hands down my XTS5000, just for the FPP feature alone. Back in the late 90's we would've thought that a FPP Motorola radio would be an impossibility :)


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