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    XPR 7350, 7550, 7550e voice announcement issues

    Hey guys, I'm new to the site but I've found a ton of useful information here, so hats off to you guys for being a tremendous wealth of knowledge. I'm hoping someone here can help me with a voice announcement issue. We're running a trunked repeater setup with a mixed bag of handhelds all...
  2. K

    XPR speaker mic on an APX?

    I am wondering if the XPR speaker mics will work on APX radio's more specifically the PMMN4040. I know it works on the XPR series and I am pretty sure they can work on the APX because they have the same connector and pin layout but I cannot confirm because I don't have either of those. My friend...
  3. K

    Speaker mic help PMMN4050A

    So today I wanted to test out my Motorola PMMN4050A speaker mic. On Motorola's website it says that this is a noise canceling Impres mic. I went to my local tree lighting and some fire engines were passing sirens wailing. I keyed on an analog repeater and asked for an audio report. The other...
  4. daugherh

    XPR 3500e/7550 Firmware Questions

    Hi all. FIrst off let me say that I am so thankful for all the help I've received in the past and now I'm back with more questions. I've checked for exisiting threads on this topic but if they are there, I didn't find them. I have a XPR7550 with Firmware Ver. R02.06.05.0002 and CP Version...
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    Motorola XPR 7550 Repeater Programming Issues

    I'm sorry if this has been posted about already but I have had no luck finding it in the search criteria for this particular radio and this issue. To start off, I am posting on behalf of my company, a security company, and we are trying to program our Motorola XPR 7550 radios to work with a...
  6. zacabo

    Motorola XPR 7350

    I recently won two Motorola XPR 7350's in an eBay auction. Upon recieving the radios I found them to both be locked and the seller is of no help. Is there anything I can do? Can someone send me a codeplug for a UHF radio so I can try to clone it? The model is AAH56RDC9KA1AN its version 2.50.05...
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    XPR-7550e Help

    Hey i got a XPR-7550e and was want to check the power output and was wanting to know if it can just be hooked to a wave meter or is the another type of meter it needs to be hooked to. Thanks
  8. XLC_Comm442

    XPR6580 IS Battery Question

    Can anybody confirm if a normal 6550 battery will work on a CSA 6580 IS? I've heard that it requires a special battery only available in Canada. Thank you.
  9. SamAltenberger

    Motorola XPR 4550 desktop microphone button?

    Hello! I work in the security department at a university campus. We use a MotoTrbo digital VHS trunked radio system for communication with our field officers. Officers in the field use Motorola XPR 6350 radios and I use a Motorola XPR 4550 base-station radio with a Motorola RMN5050 Desktop...
  10. Z

    XPR6580 IS refuses to see programming cable

    I recently got a Motorola XPR-6580 IS (Blue cased Canadian Radio) and it refuses to see the programming cable (Will not beep when attached or show impress accessory on display). I tried my cable on my XPR-6500 and it works fine with that portable (Beeps & shows Impress Accessory). Could the...
  11. Z

    Motorola XPR-7550 LTR

    I've seen from multiple sources that the XPR-7550 comes with LTR trunking built in however it must be activated when purchasing. How do I go about getting LTR enabled if I buy an XPR-7550 aftermarket & how much would it cost. Also, is there a seperate CPS needed to program the LTR trunking info...
  12. Z

    Mototrbo CPS Questions/Problem

    All, I have two Mototrbo radio's that I currently have an issue with. I am using them both in analog mode and while scanning, my radio keeps reverting back to one of my priority channels. The problem is it isn't picking up the radio activity from my county, it is picking briefly reverting back...
  13. Z

    Motorola XPR CPS Questions

    All, I have two Mototrbo radio's that I currently have an issue with. I am using them both in analog mode and while scanning, my radio keeps reverting back to one of my priority channels. The problem is it isn't picking up the radio activity from my county, it is picking briefly reverting back...
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    XPR 6100 to Baofeng FB-F8+?

    At work we use the XPR 6100 and sometimes we are short radios. We primarily use channel 1 which I believe is 456.4375. I own a Baofeng FB-F8+ and I was attempting to connect to our radios, but I can only receive transmissions from our XPR's but the transmissions come in very quietly. I was...
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    Programming XPR for Quick Call II

    I have some XPR 6550 portable radios. I would like to have one channel act as a pager for Quick Call II calls. I have programmed HT1250 and CDM radios no problem, however the XPR series does not act in the same fashion. Does anyone have feed back on this would be great. Thanks Graham
  16. daugherh

    XiR vs. XPR MotoTRBO?

    Hi all, Just a quick question as I can't really find a definitive answer. What is the major difference(s) between Moto's XiR and XPR series (as well as any others I'm not aware of) of TRBO radios? Thanks in advance.
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    xpr6550 firmware

    I have downloaded the newest firmware release from MOL and also have CPS 8.6 (build 453) and a motorola programming cable. I ran the .exe file for the firmware update but cant figure out how to get the firmware into the radio. I tried Device>Update but it says "no matching package(s) exist".
  18. gonzalu

    XPR-6550 vs. XPR-7550

    Can someone please help me decide between these two radios? What are the differences and what are the pro's and cons? I would like to use on standard amateur UHF bands on simplex and repeater offset as well as get started with DMR nets. Thanks for your input..
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    XPR6550 - remote speaker microphone

    I've tried the PMMN4025 and PMMN4050 remote speaker microphones. When transmitting, the individuals listening state that I am clear and understandable. However, some individuals are annoyed and stated that it sounds like my voice is muffled a bit and/or sounds like I'm in a tunnel. Anyone...