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    Programming MCS2000 Motorola Radio

    Is there anybody out there that knows how to reprogram MCS 2000 Motorola Radios? A few friends and I just got a handful of these radios and we would like to program them to a different frequency. I have the RIB cables, The CPS software was given to me by the same guy that programed the radios...
  2. daugherh

    Dual Deck Setup Options/Questions

    Motorola guy here thinking about switching over to KW. I've been eyeballing the NX5x00 line because of the ability to do dual deck single head install. The way it is now in my truck I have to remote mount units (one UHF and one VHF) so that I can utilize both bands at the same time monitoring...
  3. W

    Motorola XTS 5000 NAS

    Hello all! I have a Motorola XTS 5000 700-800 mhz that I set up for NAS and hidden TG on my county's P25 Phase 1 system. I followed the directions on the forum to make sure that it didn't affiliate and is not able to transmit. They have 3 different sites, and I entered all the control channels...
  4. J

    Motorola/Vertex Battery date code question

    Hey Guys, looking at a Motorola Battery that is made for the Motorola/Vertex line of radios. Unlike the Motorola batteries and Vertex batteries, I'm not sure how to decipher the manufactured date of this battery.. Any help would be appreciated... Thanks..
  5. Lup1n

    How can I know the Address of my Pagers?

    Hello, they gave me 2 pagers, a Motorola GoldLine and an Advisor, in neither of them can I see the Address, I would like to be able to send a message with my SDR equipment, but I don't see it anywhere, at a hacking convention there was a pager that had his address written and we were able to...
  6. H

    Motorola XPR 3500e vs 3500

    What is the difference between the Motorola XPR 3500E and the 3500 (non e) ? I know the 3500 (non e) is discontinued but I wanted to know the difference to inquire about a use one since I already own a e version.
  7. L3KDE

    CPS 2.0 Copyable FRS and GMRS Channel Lists / Codeplug Paste

    You can copy the below XML code, then right click in the "Zones" section of CPS 2.0 and click "Paste" and it will create zones for you for FRS and GMRS, respectively. Please note: Do not use this to transmit GMRS or FRS on non-GMRS / FRS licensed radios. Remember, FRS and GMRS are licensed to...
  8. S

    Encryption Changes w/ Migration To Motorola

    Hi, I'm starting to notice that a lot of agencies in Florida are slowly migrating over from Harris radios to Motorolas (portable-wise). I'm not sure whether or not it means they need to create an entire new TRS (not referring to the sites ?), I have no idea how what works. My question is -...
  9. M

    XTL/XTS5000 Power Issues

    I own a XTL 5000 and had my firmware upgraded recently from R07, to R20. When I power down the radio for a long time and try to turn it on, the W7 head does not display. When I took the power source out, held the power button on the radio, and plugged in the power source, the W7 head display...
  10. Stretchman

    XTS 3000 issue with tx

    I recently acquired a Motorola xts3000 and managed to get a virtual box win xp vm installed. It's talking to the radio, and I have an efj 5100 that can hear the 3000 talking, plus, the 3000 can hear the 5100 and the hot spot. But when I tx on my hotspot or to the local repeater on astro, it...
  11. D

    Motorola Trunking Controller Virtualization

    Hey Guys, does anybody tried to virtualize Motorola Trunking Controller like Smartnet, CPX2000, MTC etc. ? The Controller is Sparc Hardware with Solaris 6. So virtualization could be possible with Qemu. However, I fail because of the network interface that a real controller has. Has anyone...
  12. B

    SLR 5700 status webpage

    I have read numerous places regarding a status webpage which can be accessed by simply typing in the ip address of Repeater. Does this require a specific firmware version? I am currently on 2020.02.02. I have no problem pulling up the status through RDAC. I also am able to ping said repeater...
  13. T

    Charlotte County P25 (00A.92912)

    Charlotte County TRS database discrepancy: 1551 60f D IT TAC 1 IT-TAC-1 Public Works 1552 610 D IT TAC 1 IT-TAC-2 Public Works 1553 611 D IT TAC 1 IT-TAC-3 Public Works 1554 612 D IT TAC 1 IT-TAC-4 Public Works
  14. R

    Minitor 5 arduino programming?

    I have all the wiring set up and it starts to read through the port but eventually gives a read error when its complete, does anyone know if I'm missing anything or doing something wrong? Thanks in advance for any help
  15. Motorola HT1250 Lowband High Split

    Motorola HT1250 Lowband High Split

    Yellow Motorola HT1250 Lowband high split 6watt portable. Recent recase with no engravings or markings. Comes with fresh aftermarket battery, Motorola antenna, Motorola belt clip, and rapid charger. The only thing this radio is missing is the dust cover on the accessory port. This radio is as...
  16. T

    XPR XPR7550e programming for DMR Hotspot

    Hi, I recently purchased an XPR7550e off of eBay and I'm trying to get it setup to work with my DMR Hotspot. It is currently running Firmware Version R02.60.05 and Codeplug Version 10.01.14. I'm trying to figure out what version of CPS software I need to get for this radio as well as any tips on...
  17. S

    Lee County - Possible DMR TRS/Repeater For Emergency Services?

    I heard from a buddy that all fire apparatus on Fort Myers Beach are equipped with MOTOTRBO XPR5550 radios in them. They all sit on a channel called "FM BEACH". Apparently the radios are used to contact officials around the FMB area.. unknown exactly WHO it is who utilizes these radios... Does...
  18. hsmcco

    Astro 25 Q182 Enhanced Radio Control Protocol

    I've been trying to find the post on batlabs for the breakdown of what each flashcode option does but can't seem to find it. Does anyone know what the Q182 Enhanced Radio Control Protocol does? Is this for trunked systems?
  19. daugherh

    XPR5550 vs NX5x00

    Hey experts, I currently am running XPR portables and mobiles for ham and commercial use on analog and DMR. We have a couple nxdn systems coming into play that are using the NX5x00 mobiles. Being able to monitor and use those systems would be nice and why I'm thinking about selling my XPRs...
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    Altamont Fair Radio Frequencies

    I was wondering if anybody knows the frequencies for the Altamont Fair OPS? I saw they have Motorola radios if that helps.