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Forum: Motorola Forum 04-11-2018, 7:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By CCHLLM
This definitely never had a T-power supply, and...

This definitely never had a T-power supply, and this, along with pre-Progress Line GE radios, is what I learned to be a radio technician on. In fact, it is what preceded the Twin-V series which did...
Forum: Severe Weather / Storm Chasing 12-13-2017, 9:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By CCHLLM
A Google inquiry popped up CLT Skywarn to be...

A Google inquiry popped up CLT Skywarn to be 145.230 MHz with tone of 118.8, but how recent and accurate that is would only be a guess for me. Doesn't look as though a lot of Skywarn radio groups...
Forum: Motorola Forum 12-04-2017, 7:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By CCHLLM
Confirming the above post, the white wire is on...

Confirming the above post, the white wire is on the Normally Open terminal of the VRS (Vehicle Repeater System) switch. When "on", this is the signal that enables the Vehicular Repeater System when...
Forum: Motorola Forum 10-28-2017, 7:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By CCHLLM
Yep, been there done that myself. Pretty much...

Yep, been there done that myself. Pretty much all across the MotherMoto spectrum of products, the closer you can get to matching the generation of the devices with the corresponding generation of...
Forum: Motorola Forum 10-26-2017, 8:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By CCHLLM
Just a suggestion and certainly not a sure fire...

Just a suggestion and certainly not a sure fire cure, but try turning the radio off before you place it in the XTVA, then turn it on. This way the radio detects the XTVA environment in its initial...
Forum: Rants 09-21-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,901
Posted By CCHLLM
"Ok, so who else cut their teeth on a Cushman...

"Ok, so who else cut their teeth on a Cushman CE-3?"

How about who worked with an old Lampkin or two, THEN moved up to Cushmans? Seems about two millenia ago..... Pre Twin Vs, pre Prog Lines,...
Forum: Pictures Of Your Shack/Mobile Setup 09-21-2017, 9:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,909
Posted By CCHLLM
Redrill the errant hole to 3/8 inch diameter and...

Redrill the errant hole to 3/8 inch diameter and install a 3/8 inch antenna hole plug from Tram Antennas in it. Job done! I speak from personal experience with errant antenna holes done by other...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 09-03-2017, 9:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By CCHLLM
"And we griped about the third floor add-on in a...

"And we griped about the third floor add-on in a building. Had to wrestle the repeater up the stairs."

Yep, and like your experience, mine was 6 Micor 1/4 kilowatters in a 30th floor utility...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 09-02-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By CCHLLM
Ha ha! With Repeaters at 1400 and 1600 feet,...

Ha ha! With Repeaters at 1400 and 1600 feet, access and logistics is the name of the game and there is a glitch in the game of getting the gear to the top. The elevator on the WFMY tower is pretty...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 09-02-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By CCHLLM
The 147.255 repeater on the "pickle fork" tower...

The 147.255 repeater on the "pickle fork" tower with 442.825 has been down for a while now, and we haven't heard any word on its fate.

The 145.250 repeater on the Channel 2 TV tower at Level Cross...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 01-29-2017, 9:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,588
Posted By CCHLLM
Thas' right! And there are other unit designator...

Thas' right! And there are other unit designator assignments that show up that relate to various civilian and state assignments that deal with Dept of Public Safety and Emergency Management and...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 01-28-2017, 8:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,588
Posted By CCHLLM
In Troop D, it would be D3XX. They're the Troop...

In Troop D, it would be D3XX. They're the Troop designator followed by 3 digits, the first of which signifies the District. The Troop D District 3 1st Sgt would be D311, followed by sergeants D322,...
Forum: Motorola Forum 05-04-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,710
Posted By CCHLLM
I have bought from Gallad more than once and have...

I have bought from Gallad more than once and have been pleased each time, but I did my due diligence each time and read all the info before buying. I am very familiar with and have long professional...
Forum: Motorola Forum 08-09-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By CCHLLM
If you utilize one personality for each channel,...

If you utilize one personality for each channel, the capacity is limited to the number of personalities. If you utilize one personality for several similarly configured "channels" or modes, the...
Forum: Industry Discussion 07-13-2015, 6:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By CCHLLM
The HT750 is an excellent radio in its tier, and...

The HT750 is an excellent radio in its tier, and while no radio is perfect, the Waris series is still around while a lot of others are gone. Yes, it is a bit long in the tooth, and the end is near...
Forum: Industry Discussion 07-11-2015, 1:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By CCHLLM
I agree that the 750 is a good radio and should...

I agree that the 750 is a good radio and should perform well for many years. It probably needs a good bench tech session and a battery. As a retired emergency services volunteer, I also understand...
Forum: Motorola Forum 04-09-2015, 7:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By CCHLLM
Is it a model 3? If so, you can set one-press...

Is it a model 3? If so, you can set one-press memories such as on your AM/FM car radio by using the 1, 2, and 3 (top row) numerical keys on the key pad

Place the radio on the zone and channel you...
Forum: Motorola Forum 02-28-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,325
Posted By CCHLLM
If it's the 146-174 split, it will readily accept...

If it's the 146-174 split, it will readily accept and operate normally down to at least 144.000 MHz and up to 174 MHz. However, if it has the famous Spectra leaking capacitor disease in the radio...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 10-28-2014, 7:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By CCHLLM
Troops A, C, and D are dispatched by Raleigh. ...

Troops A, C, and D are dispatched by Raleigh. Hence, the comm center name is the one that is used for the troops dispatched from there.
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 09-18-2014, 8:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By CCHLLM
Pittsylvania County VHF question

Can anyone shed some light on the VHF fire paging frequencies in Pittsy? Looking at the VHF licenses in Pittsylvania, I notice that the emergency services pagers seem to be on 155.7750 and 156.1350....
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 08-10-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,795
Posted By CCHLLM
Those base loaded low band antennas mounted on a...

Those base loaded low band antennas mounted on a bracket create a 2.8 to 3 db loss compared to the 1/4 wave whips according to the antenna manufacturers. There's a top view photo from one of the...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 08-09-2014, 7:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,795
Posted By CCHLLM
The state of the State's low band system is a...

The state of the State's low band system is a wing and a prayer in some most cases. Some of the base stations are 50+ years old, and probably none are less than 25-30. The mobiles range from 20-30,...
Forum: North Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 08-09-2014, 6:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,795
Posted By CCHLLM
Since no one else answered your question, I'll...

Since no one else answered your question, I'll give it a shot. The base station is controlled with a microwave uplink from the comm center, and the receiver audio goes back to the comm center on the...
Forum: Radio Equipment Installation Forum 08-09-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,848
Posted By CCHLLM
I would also like to know how a 3/4 inch Greenlee...

I would also like to know how a 3/4 inch Greenlee punch makes a different size hole. There are Greenlee 3/4 inch punch tools and there are Greenlee 3/4 inch conduit punches, and they are marked as...
Forum: South Carolina Radio Discussion Forum 07-29-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,762
Posted By CCHLLM
As was said many years ago, "Interoperability...

As was said many years ago, "Interoperability isn't a technology, it is a mindset."
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