• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

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  1. James_Bond_007

    Kenwood TK-8180 as a link radio connected to a TKR850

    Hi, is there a way to connect a TK8180 accy port to a TKR850 accy port to enable the 8180 to be used as an aux link radio without the use of an external repeater controller? IE: is their a way to enable half duplex on link radio full duplex on repeater? we want to link two GMRS repeaters...
  2. Danny37

    HiTECH aftermarket battery - Yeasu, Motorola, Vertex

    Does anyone have any remarks or experiences with these batteries from the HiTECH brand? I see that this brand uses Japanese cells and has a higher mah compared to its OEM counterparts. I'm just hoping they're not a Chinese knockoff battery that has all these claims but are usually false...
  3. Danny37

    Vertex vx-824 backlight bug?

    So I have my radio with the backlight to be enable with every "key on" it works fine but when I install the vdme-200 in the back of the radio. The backlight stops working after like 20 minutes, the lamp key still works but the "key on" feature doesn't work. Turning the radio off and back on...
  4. 4-crime

    New Radios being used by NYPD

    I saw this photo and I actually saw some officers in person carrying these as well. Couldn’t get a great look but they look like APX4000’s or something like that. Can anyone confirm or know what model these are?
  5. D

    2014 ford f150

    HI all, I have a 2014 ford F150 and need to know where i can get Ignition Sence from in side the vehicle. I currently have 2 Vertex EVX5400's Installed that support it and am looking at installing another radio that will also support it but i have no clue where i can get it form. Thanks
  6. daugherh

    Direct Mode

    Hi all. Does anyone know if, for example, the EVX-530 or any other VS radio supports DCDM (dual capacity direct mode) that can be found in the MotoTRBO Gen 2 radios like the XPR 3500 or 7550? I saw here where it talks about direct mode. Is this similar, the same, or completely different than the...
  7. Danny37

    Anyone here who owns a Vx-900 radio?

    I'm interested in picking up one of these radios but I used to own the vx-800 and the RF filter was terrible and radio would pick up RF noise from computers, electronics etc making it a pain in the behind to use in NYC. Does the vx-900 have the same issue? Cause I own the 929 and it's a...
  8. K

    VXD-720 and CE 4.0

    I just picked a NIB un-programmed VXD-720 at a hamfest and I cannot get it to connect to CE 4.0. I get error #1687 "Unable to detect applicable device(s)". I have another VXD-720 (firmware 1.12.13 & CP 13.02.01) that connects up to CE 4.0 just fine. This one has firmware 1.07.04 & CP 8.01.01...
  9. K

    VX-264 2-Tone Programming

    I am trying to set up 2 tone decode and encode on some newly bought VX-264 for the fire dept I am on. We were using VX-354 radios and I the programming from one of those radios that I pulled from the unit. The software for the VX-264 seems to have a different method for setting up the 2 tone...
  10. A

    VXR-9000

    So i have a pretty old VXR9000 repeater. i am wondering if there are any purposes for this? it is UHF with duplexer. I was wondering if i can use this for some kind of GMRS use, or something that everyone can use? i havent got any software cables yet because i am not sure if it is worth doing...
  11. THE_FLATEARTH

    Vxr-7000 out of band durability and HAM BAND ?'s

    Hello everyone this is my first post here ive been lurking bat labs and radio reference for a while now. i have a vxr 7000 ua and i have taken it out of band using the dealer mode. (-d") now what i have programmed on my repeated is 430 rx 435 tx . i have adjusted the tx power amount to 127...
  12. apsyms

    Need Help Programming VX-800

    Hey all, I recently purchased 2 VX-800s (vhf and uhf), as well as a programming cable, and am looking to program each. Both radios are already programmed from the previous owner, but I am have a lot of difficulties programming it myself. I have the latest CE-31 software and the Prolific driver...
  13. A

    VXR-1000U Programming Error

    Hi everyone, I am trying to program a VXR-1000U. I am using a cable that I know works with my VX-3000 and VX-3200, however it does not seem to be working with the VXR-1000. I attached a picture of what the programming software does. The Power Light on the VXR-1000 flashes as soon as I plug the...
  14. T04KLH9PW7AN

    Vertex EXX-R7D Out of Band Programming

    Hello all, I have an EVX-R7D that is 450-512. I want to program it down into the ham band. I understand that there is a software mod to do it. If anyone has any ideas please let me know. Thanks in advance, Brian
  15. R

    VX2200 - Default Settings

    I recently purchased a VX2200 to use in my Side-by-side. I am curious about a couple things and hoped this would be a good place to get information. 1) What is the factory default settings for the configurable buttons and channel frequencies? 2) I have read quite a bit about programming it...
  16. R

    I need a lesson

    I bought a Polaris Rzr at the first of the year. It has a Vertex VX-200 VHF radio in it. It took me 3 weeks before I could figure out which cables to program it with because there isn't a lot of info about the vertex radio out there and if there is I don't know how to find it. I bought 2...
  17. G

    Vertex VX-800 CE31 windows help please!

    I am trying to program my VX-800 on a windows 7 and also a windows 98 Computer. I have the latest software and a good USB programming cable. When I connect the radio and try to read it, it tells me to switch radio off, then back on to start uploading/downloading. I turn it off and then back on...
  18. M

    VX-929 - VX-P929 P25 upgradeable? same hardware?

    Hi i am new here. I just got a pair of VX929. Being curious i checked the hardware - internals of the radio. Also I looked up and found service manuals for bot VX-929 and VX-P929. From what i see, if the manuals are valid :P which seem so, these two devices share EXACTLY THE SAME hardware. I...
  19. p-o66601

    Vxr-1000 to kenwood radio

    need your opinion I have to plug my Kenwood tk-7360h to vxr-1000. here is the pinout of the mobile radio : 1 SB O Battery voltage output. 1 amp max 2 IGN I Ignition sense input, 16.0V max 3 PA O Speaker output 4 DETO O FM detector output, 500mVp-p 5 DATAI I External transmit signal input...
  20. T

    How to program a 5-tone codification in VX-454 walkies

    Hi all from Barcelona, First of all, thanks in advance for your help. I have to VX-454 walkies, and I would like to program them to comunicate using a 5-tone codification. I am using CE115 software. My problem is that I am not able to find any 'Step by step' manual or information around...
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