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Motorola Xts rx problem

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RES27CUE

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I have a motorola xts5000 the only time i can hear rx is when the radio is in scan what do i do to rx without it having to be in scan thanks.
 

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Hi!

That's a toughie.

Is this a legit radio, or are you just using it as a no-affiliate scanner?

If you're using it as a scanner, I think.... that's how it's supposed to be.

If this is something you are actually talking and receiving on, and it is picking up transmissions, but not unmuting except in scan mode.... there's a few things, but that's kind of a really weird problem.
 

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If your referring to conventional, check your conventional perosnalities, and ensure "and or" is used for type and signalling in mdc. This should resolve the unmuting condition issue. So unmuting will be AND OR and the mdc ensure OR is used.
 

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So basically after thinking make sure you do this to every perosnality and mdc system. In the convenational personalities in the main tab you will see muting conditions type set each perosnality to AND/OR.

Then under the mdc tab in the conventional personality window for them select OR not and.

If you do not do this it may give the original muting issue so ensure all are set according.

AND OR in the main tab
OR in the mdc tab

Another thing to consider is if you have hear clear checked on one personlaity and the rest you don't, while in scan if that personality is associated with those other non hear clear channels it will still hear clear the audio and tx audio. Just something to consider.
 

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Muting AND/OR:

AND means receiver MUST have both carrier AND PL tone to un mute.

OR means the receiver will mute on loss of either PL tone OR carrier.

STD/STD is the default and one should use that first. Then when you have the proper PL, DPL, or 'tones', then you can use the AND/OR setting.

When scanning, the radio may be using STD/STD muting rules.....

Or, someone may have butchered the "codeplug".
 
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