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Programming XPR for Quick Call II

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Grawing

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I have some XPR 6550 portable radios. I would like to have one channel act as a pager for Quick Call II calls. I have programmed HT1250 and CDM radios no problem, however the XPR series does not act in the same fashion. Does anyone have feed back on this would be great.

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Graham
 
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I'f I'm not mistaken, Set the radio to Sel Call under the QC-II settings and set them accordingly. Under the analog system, set the two tone info. Under the Receive channel settings select the signaling. Should be it but I don't have a radio in-front of me to mess with as it's not a common feature that I see used.
 

62Truck

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When you're in CPS go to signalling systems, then "Quick-Call II" create your Quick Call systems, you can actually alias them. Enter your tone information. Go to your desired channel that you want to set up as a pager channel. Under the RX portion select your quick call system.
 

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On the 7550 and 5550, the tones must be at least 0.8 seconds to trigger the alert. Some agencies shorten up the tones to speed up dispatches and they won’t work on the XPRs. No way to adjust the timing that I’ve found.
 

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On the 7550 and 5550, the tones must be at least 0.8 seconds to trigger the alert. Some agencies shorten up the tones to speed up dispatches and they won’t work on the XPRs. No way to adjust the timing that I’ve found.
I've seen this as well even on the 4xxx and 6xxx series XPRs. My county uses shorter timing, my XPRs never opened up. My county timing is 2 seconds by 1 second.
 

62Truck

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On the 7550 and 5550, the tones must be at least 0.8 seconds to trigger the alert. Some agencies shorten up the tones to speed up dispatches and they won’t work on the XPRs. No way to adjust the timing that I’ve found.
I've seen this as well even on the 4xxx and 6xxx series XPRs. My county uses shorter timing, my XPRs never opened up. My county timing is 2 seconds by 1 second.
 

Bulldogarcher

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In older radios there was a setting for signaling squelch that one could set to 'and' or 'or'.
Setting it to and would mean the channel would only open up when tones hit and would cause the alert. Setting it to or would allow the channel to remain open while still alerting to the tones.
I have my xpr6550 alerting to the tones on an open channel. But is there a way to set it up and the 'and' setting?
 

K2NEC

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How do you find the exact tones for a department? I would like to have my HT1250 page when a tone went out.
 
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