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Motorola Minitor Poll

Motorola Minitor Pagers, Which Do You Prefer?


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krokus

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The five is the only narrowband capable model.

United Communications is doing a retro fit on twos, at the audio level.
 

dixie729

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The five is the only narrowband capable model.

United Communications is doing a retro fit on twos, at the audio level.
The 2, 3, and 4 won't alert. You will receive the conversation but no bells.

Kevin Absher - HTC Inspire 4G
 

SteveC0625

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The 2, 3, and 4 won't alert. You will receive the conversation but no bells.
If they are properly modified, tuned, and tested on the bench, they should alert just fine.

I've got an unmodified II here that still alerts properly on every call, so I suspect many of the ii's, iii'x, and iv's will alert unmodified as well.

Our county narrowbanded the repeaters nearly two weeks before notifying us that they were done and that we could narrowband our gear. The only way we could tell was if they used the wrong tower and then everything sounded like crap anyway even on monitor.
 

W2GLD

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While I love the features of my Minitor V; you just can't beat the receiver in the Minitor II...
 

wkredick

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While I love the features of my Minitor V; you just can't beat the receiver in the Minitor II...
Nothing as reliable and accurate as crystals! :)
Our Junior FD program carries Minitor IV that were optimized for 12.5 narrowband.They work fine.Tweaked the audio ( maxed it out). I love that agencies were giving away their M3/M4,more spares for me.
 

SFD790

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Awesome! I still use a Minitor IV, it still alerts, it hasnt been "Rebanded" or altered in any way, and it picks up stuff most of the time before my radio goes off! I love it.
 

SFD790

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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Yeah, the guy who's bunk is next to mine, he received a "Phantom Call" at 3:30 am, Woke everyone up, only to never hear any Dispatcher.....
 

firefighter88-37

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Love my Minitor IV. had a min 2, and it was loud witch was great........... until i got my 4. never wanna give it up!
 

One13Truck

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Had to go with the V just because of all the extra features and things that can be done on them that you couldn't do with the II. But if I could get all the stuff that works on the V into a II I'd love that. Hard to beat those II's with the amplified chargers.
 

WX9EMS

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The 2, 3, and 4 won't alert. You will receive the conversation but no bells.

Kevin Absher - HTC Inspire 4G
I have both a III and a IV (III on UHF and IV on VHF) and both alert just fine here in S.E. WI. I can't say I have noticed any changes since we went NB but they do still alert and they are untouched in the last several years that I have owned them.
 
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