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programming id motorbo xpr 4550

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Feb 8, 2012
Hello i work for a taxi company in nyc that were using motorola uhf syntor 9000 now when the dispatcher would dispatch the call over the air we would press the ptt and our id number would show up on his id decoder in a repeated manner such as ex: my id is 32 and when i press my ptt he would see 32i/ 32a/32i
and so on about 10 times depending how long i kept the ptt pressed. this would give us an advantage over other radios. Now with that said the company has decided to switch over to the new motorbo xpr 4550 radio on digital format and im having a hard time for the id to register with the dispatcher is there any way to program the new motorbo in the same manner so the the id registers with the dispatcher in a repeated manner, i have the cps for the motorbo so i would just need the instructions on how to do it any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.


Dec 8, 2011
Shawnee Kansas (Kansas City)
What kind of Mototrbo system are you using? Capacity +, Connect +, Repeater, unit to unit ??
Depending o the type of system there are some differences but in general the ID of the talking unit will show up in the display of every radio on the talk group.....Unless each radio was programmed with an alias such as car 1 or Joe or something. If there is no alias list then the radio ID will show up in the display. Normally we don't program an alias because any change in the alias list requires re-programming ALL radios.

Re-read your description......The ID doesn't repeat it just stays constant on the top line of the display as long as the radio is receiving or the carrier drops.
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