portable radio

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    Flashcodes, what do they mean, and do I need a different one?

    Hi, I'm very new to programming motorolas. I've programmed Baofengs and Ailunce HD1s before, which I've been able to figure out. But I'm having trouble with this new Motorola XTS 5000R I bought. I'm trying to program a frequency in it in the UHF band (453.x), but it says its invalid on Astro...
  2. wenzeslaus

    measure the power usage of your portable battery powered radio

    in another thread it was mentioned that a particular emergency radio eats batteries. most people don't take that into account and while some manufacturers might list specs like sensitivity or even selectivity, they never mention battery efficiency. nobody does. but it should be a huge...
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    Old Portable Realistifone

    Hello I recently obtained a Relistifone 1w CB radio . I have been having a hard time finding any information on it and im not sure it works . From what I can tell it takes 2 9v batteries but hasnt turned on . Chances are it may need some fixing . I was wondering if anyone out there would be able...
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    PTT/Devices/Carrier - Digital 2-way

    Hello Apologize if I am in the wrong place, but I am in need for some information. I have been looking for a dependable 'life safety" communications solution in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Over the last year I have been testing out PTT, conventional and digital radios I looked at Motorola...
  5. AYoung2600

    Portable Radio Recommendation

    I'm looking to purchase a new portable radio and am looking for the best option. This radio will mainly be used for fire department use but will also be used as a scanner. I would like a radio that the programming software is easily obtained so that I can program it whenever I would like. By...
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    Motorola MTS2000 Programing

    Hello, I have a motorola MTS200, i have a Windows 7 laptop, and am running the new MTS software by motorola, it always tells me unable to configure radio, what should i do, i am also using the rib box.
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    Warning - Bug Spray

    Hi, To watch fireworks for the 4th, I dosed up on some mosquito spray which I rubbed in with my hands. I brought along my Pro-106 to listen in on the security detail (pretty good brawl occurred). I noticed the radio felt progressively sticky. Uh oh. I said to myself. Sure enough - there are...