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XTS5000 DPL/DCS 225

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Firebuff66

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225 Was always a Motorola non public safety radio DPL, HT, PR, EX, XPR etc, so its not in the public safety grade radios XTS/XTL/APX
Some departments used to use that DPL to keep the less expensive radios off the system, played havoc with mutual aid LOL
 

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Some of Motorola's lower tier radios will do it, but not the higer tier radios.
 

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No, It doesn't have a DPL Option of 225. 223 would be the closest selection. Are you copying PL/DPL codes from a Vertex radio or commercial MSI Radio?
 

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Thanks for the responses. I'm participating in a public service event this weekend and was going to program the volunteer frequency in with our command frequency. I will just program it in as csq and will leave a different radio programmed with it nearby.
 

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225 is not a valid code in Motorola's original set of 83 DPL codes. 225 is a valid code in the set of 104 standard DCS codes implemented by most manufacturers. Motorola's original set of 83 codes is a subset of the 104 standard DCS codes.

When setting up fleets of radios from different manufacturers to use DPL/DCS and have them work with each other, it is best to choose a code from Motorola's original set of 83 DPL codes. These codes are known to work well. Some codes that are not part of the original set of 83 codes which are part of the set of 104 DCS codes may not work as well plus they may not have been implemented in all radios.

Motorola trademarked DPL. Other manufacturers have implemented it but have to call it something else. DCS (Digital Coded Squelch) appears to be the generic name used the most if it's not a Motorola radio.

This is the best technical reference for DPL/DCS that I've been able to find:

Also check out the RR Wiki:

Good luck.
 
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