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  1. T

    Motorola XTS3000 PTT issue

    I purchased several XTS3000 Model III radios from a government agency. Most of the radios work just fine but a few do not respond to the PTT button. When the radio is turned on, pushing the PTT button does not stop the tone, Same thing with the shoulder mic. I am absolutely no expert on these...
  2. PluckyPleco

    XTS3000 S-Split on amateur radio frequencies?

    Hi all, Probably a FAQ, comma but... Will a XTS3000 S-split program down to the amateur band? Assuming proper CPS mods... 73 de PP
  3. ae5yy

    Assistance in monitoring conventional p25

    Problematic Unmuting issue with scanning of conventional P25 personalities --- See programming information below We all start somewhere...My XTL5000 programming went off without a hitch. Maybe someone can help Elmer me on this older HT. Newbie over here! Okay trying to listen to simulcast...
  4. G

    Xts3000 01/82

    Hello i am a corrections officer, My Radio Displayed this while Programming. Need Help ASAP I have work tomorrow Anyone Have a Code Plug for a Model 2 UHF
  5. laythrom

    XTS3000 Rx Delay?

    Okay, I'm having a bit of an issue and I am beating my head against the wall here. I recently picked up an XTS3000 and programmed it to work like my old MT & HT. Everything works great with exception to there being a delay on the Rx side of things. When someone starts transmitting, I lose the...
  6. T

    Motorola XTS3000 CPS

    Hi, I'm sure this has been asked before but I haven't had any luck finding an answer. Does anybody know where one would find the XTS3000 Astro 25 CPS? I've found an older version but when I try to "Read Device" from within the software I get a "Failed to Read Device" error. I researched that and...
  7. T

    Motorola XTS3000 VHF help/advice

    Greetings all, I just bought a Motorola XTS3000 VHF model III with full key off of eBay. It came with a cable (not sure if it is ribbed or Ribless, but anyways I was told that the MTS2000 software would work with the XTS3000. It then told me when I read the radio that it was "incompatible...
  8. F

    Reversing XTS3000 CPS?

    The CPS for the XTS3000 only runs on Windows XP. Darn. So why not reverse the serial protocol? :) My physical setup: Win XP <--FTDI crossover to another FTDI --> Linux Box <--USB to Serial--> XTS3000 I set the CPS to point to COM2, which is the FTDI in the WinXP box. The Linux code should...
  9. F

    What is my Motorola XTS3000?

    Hi all, I recently inherited my father's old XTS3000 model III. This looks like a high-end device and my mom mentioned that my late father loved it, but just looking at it I do not know what this device is capable of. Aside from p25, what else is this device capable of doing? What are its...
  10. K

    Motorola XTS 3000 P25 Programming

    Hi everyone, I may not be posting this in the correct threat (I apologize if so), but I am looking for some advice. I just recently purchased a Motorola XTS 3000 off of eBay. I am trying to program it and I am running into a few problems. My first problem is, there is a local P25 repeater...
  11. T

    CPS Launch App Error

    Hey team, I have installed the CPS on my system and I am getting this error. It says the system cannot find the file specified. What should I do?
  12. T

    Programing issues.

    Hi. I am new to the whole programing world. I bought a Motorola xts3000. I also bought the astro saber & xts 3000 CPS software version R05.03.00. I am using the original motorola programing cables for the xts3000 with a RIB box. I have the serial port plugged into a serial to usb adapter...
  13. marksroberson

    XTS3000 800MHZ

    I have a XTS3000 800Mhz type 3 and I cannot listen to digital radio traffic without having to hold down the monitor button, because I cant change the trunking system options. I put the control channels on the conventional personalities and put it on mixed recieved mode, but all it does is blink...
  14. nhfdcadet

    XTS3000 flash code

    anybody know if the XTS3000 has a flash code that would enable LTR trunking? I just bought one, and we use an LTR system for our radio network, it isnt necessary for me to put it in this particular radio, as i have it in my HT1550 already, but it would be nice. The current flash code doesnt do...
  15. X

    XTS3000 Smartnet

    Evening folks! I have an XTS3000 that is currently connected to a SmartZone network. It works perfectly! The only problem I am experiencing is, when I attempt to connect to a SmartNET system, it gives me "Out of Range". I'm not exactly sure why this is occurring, I've spent hours attempting to...
  16. SlipNutz15

    QA01749 question

    My county is going to a new digital conventional system. They ordered Motorola APX6000's with Flashcode #108040A040003 which shows: Q806 ASTRO IMBE Digital Operation QA00572 Primary Band: UHF Range 2 QA01749 Legacy SW System Key Enable QA01833 Extreme 1-Sided Noise Reduction Q507 12.5 kHz...
  17. Danny37

    Spotted a yellow motorola XTS series portable radio on a FDNY fireman.

    Is the color of the radio supposed to mean seniority or rank. I've never seen before a yellow colored motorola xts portable radio on members of the FDNY. I couldn't tell if it was a xts5000 or xts3000, as I was across the street from the firehouse.
  18. C

    Motorola xts 3000 help

    Hi, I am looking for some help with a Motorola XTS 3000 model 1 radio. It says in the manual that the radio is capable of holding 48 channels. Well i programmed the radio for 48 channels, both analog and digital p25 frequencies. I am unable to select the the other 2 zones that are programmed in...
  19. W

    Bricked XTS3000 Radio Help

    I was programming a Moto XTS3000 using CPS, While writing to it computer Blue Screened, As a result radio turns on, but does not go past "Self Test" screen. If anyone has any tips or solutions that would be excellent, other then to send it to Motorola and shell out a lot of $$$$$. If someone...
  20. S

    XTS 3000 Analog Operation Only to P25

    Hello, New to the XTS world…. I recently bought a XTS 3000 model II UHF 450-520Mhz, Model # H09SDF9PW7BN,Ver: 07.05.00, DSP: A07.05.00, 1 MEG, Flash Code 000001-002000-5, H35/G48 Conventional Operation, Q241 Astro ready (Analog Operation Only). I want to know if I can add P25 and get...