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MIP 5000 Gateways

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billyfromhill

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I'm replacing some of the radios I have controlled through a MIP 5000 console. My area has recently gone P25 phase II from VHF analog. I currently have several CDM 1250s and I'm replacing them with APX 1500s.

My question is can I reuse the gateways or do I need to use digital gateways? I believe I have tone gateways currently.
 

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I know that the digital gateways are required with APX7500 mobiles if you want PTT ID's to display on your console in P25 systems. You cannot get the ID's with your current gateways.

I've used them with XPR5580's and the APX Consolettes with wireline control. You'll have limited functionality with your current tone gateways.
 

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I want PTT IDs because right now all the P25 mobiles and portables on the new system display the received ID on the screen when a call is received. I want the same functionality on the console.

I'm using APX 1500s since I only need a single band and two of the radios will only be programmed with a single talkgroup so I don't need anything fancy.
 

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As N1GTL alluded too, I am pretty sure you will need Digital gateways and APX7500's to get what you wanting.

Do not believe the 1500's will work.
 

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So it turns out I have a mix of local and tone gateways. Would the APX 1500s have basic functionality (TX/RX change talkground) with the local gateways or would I need tone or digital?

I don't need PTT IDs anymore.
 

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So my MIP5000 currently is controlling two CDM 1250s and a MTR2000. The CDMs use local gateways and the MTR2000 uses a tone gateway.

Would I be able to control an APX 1500 in P25 phase II using a local gateway?
 
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