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Minitor V and VI questions

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joe_it

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I am working on a project to reprogram some of our Fire Dept pagers. We have a mix of older Minitor V and the new Minitor VI pagers. We just moved to a new set-up with 3 sets of tones and we are struggling to make everyone happy under the new system. I am looking for suggestions on how to set these up.

Here is what we have, please let me know if any of these are possible.
Fire Tones
EMS Duty
EMS All Call

All sets of tones have a different first tone, but share the second tone.

Minitor V's.
Is it possible to have all 3 sets of of tones alert on 1 channel (example A) but have different alerts depending on which is paged? For Example, this is how we would love to have things set-up.
Channel A: Fire, EMSALL, EMSDUTY (Selective Call)
Channel B: Fire, EMSALL, EMSDUTY (Monitor)
Channel C: Fire (Selective Call)
Channel D: Fire, EMSALL, EMSDUTY (Selective Call Vibrate)

Being new to programming the pagers, I am confused as to how to set this up with Multiple Tones on a channel. Would I need to switch back to one of the other coding options to do this?

Joe
 

joe_it

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OK, maybe I just had a lightbulb moment.. Since this is a 2 channel pager, I did the following without changing duty.

CH1: Entered all 3 tones
Ch2: Entered Fire Tones

Assigned Channel 1 tone, Monitor, Or Vibrate to A,B,D
Assigned Channel 2 tone to C.

I think that was all I needed to do, correct?
 

joe_it

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One more question I came up with. Our EMS division would like to modify things slightly and I am not quite sure how to do this.

1. First off, if you have for example switch A. set to vibrate and tones, what is the setting to manage if the channel stays open, or automatically closes after the tones/voice are finished?

2. If the channel is set to Monitor, is it always open? One of out members told me there is an option to close, it, but I thought if it is a monitor frequency, it was always open.

Thanks for the help.
 

cmjonesinc

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That'll be the revert time. I can't remember off the top of my head but there's a setting for manual reset of squelch.
 

CrowFire

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How do you delete all stored messages in a Minitor Vi

Hi,
Sorry to repeat what seems like it should be a very basic question (I posted on a very old thread elsewhere). I just today was given a Minitor VI pager by our chief to replace my last 2 Minitor V's that had perpetual charging issues. The used pager I was given has 64 old stored messages in it. I have read the manual available on line and although it REFERS to a function to delete all stored messages, I could not find the actual way to DO it! Maybe it's me and I just missed it. Anyone out there able to tell me how to get that done?
Thanks,
Matthew
 

SteveC0625

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Hi,
Sorry to repeat what seems like it should be a very basic question (I posted on a very old thread elsewhere). I just today was given a Minitor VI pager by our chief to replace my last 2 Minitor V's that had perpetual charging issues. The used pager I was given has 64 old stored messages in it. I have read the manual available on line and although it REFERS to a function to delete all stored messages, I could not find the actual way to DO it! Maybe it's me and I just missed it. Anyone out there able to tell me how to get that done?
Thanks,
Matthew
Page 35 of the English section of the manual:

Press and hold the Fast Forward
and Rewind buttons simultaneously to
delete all stored unlocked messages. You
need to unlock a locked message before
you can delete it.


On page 34, If you need to lock or unlock a message:

Press and hold in Playback
mode to lock or unlock the
message.
 

CrowFire

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Thanks Steve, perfect, erased 64 messages in about 20 seconds. Worked like a charm. I did find teh lock unlock instructions in the manual but not teh simple instruction you just gave me. Thanks for the tip, I really appreciate it!
Best,
Matthew
 
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