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Why The XTS 5000

Postby zlassiter » Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:15 am

Alright, please fill me in. What is so awesome about the XTS 5000 that people are willing to pay $1,000+ on ebay and go bald trying to program ther thing?

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Postby Mong » Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:23 am

It's moto-snobbery at it's finest, well until the XTS4000 hits the used market :baby:

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Postby zlassiter » Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:02 pm

FPP - TMS?

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Postby zlassiter » Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:19 pm

FPP - you mean like any normal amateur radio?

TMS - Sounds like a cell phone

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Postby zlassiter » Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:41 pm

So in other words its an overly priced hunk of crap

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Postby Mong » Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:56 pm

zlassiter wrote:So in other words its an overly priced hunk of crap


No, that's the HT750/1250/1550 :baby:


I had a 5000 M1 for a short time, and it was a very sturdy radio. I just didn't need digital stuff,, and it was only a fun toy to have for me so I got rid of it. The ability to have a 4150mah battery is cool too, wish /\/\ would make an Impres battery for the Jedi or Saber that was a LiIon though.....



Although going from a XTS5000 back to a saber really makes you realize how slim and trim the sabers are :mjban:

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Postby Mong » Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:59 pm

Rayjk110 wrote:TMS is pretty neat. We've been using it locally here on a Quantar and it's definately a cool little feature, especially if you have a cell phone and you text all day, you can do the same with your radio. (for free!)



OK Ray, what about us adults who would rather key the radio and talk for 20 seconds instead of typing a message on a silly keypad?

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Postby va3wxm » Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:09 pm

Mong wrote:Although going from a XTS5000 back to a saber really makes you realize how slim and trim the sabers are :mjban:

I know. That's one of the reasons I love my Sabers, that and they're built like a tank.

I have a Moto FPP radio: GP68-sexy! :baby:

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Postby escomm » Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:39 pm

I carry an XTS5000 because it gets women hot for me. They're like, "OOOOOHHHHHH, Look at the Motorola XTS5000R model 3 radio with FPP" and then their panties just fall to the ground.

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Postby KC9UZB » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:45 pm

nigga please! :baby:

(the girls round here are cheap, they get wet for a mere 3k).
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Postby grinthock » Sat Oct 20, 2007 5:18 pm

I just tell them my XTS has a Penetrator and the panties come off... it's NIIIIIICE....
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Postby VE9MP » Sat Oct 20, 2007 5:29 pm

Is that the uber rare CCI Penetrator Encyption module/algorithm??
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Postby Victor Xray » Sat Oct 20, 2007 7:46 pm

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Postby escomm » Sat Oct 20, 2007 8:46 pm

VE9MP wrote:Is that the uber rare CCI Penetrator Encyption module/algorithm??

idk but if I had CCI I would definitely call the feds
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Postby n3jfw » Sat Oct 20, 2007 9:54 pm

escomm wrote:I carry an XTS5000 because it gets men hot for me. They're like, "OOOOOHHHHHH, Look at the Motorola XTS5000R model 3 radio with FPP" and then their leather pants just fall to the ground.

True story.



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Postby KB9SXK » Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:11 pm

There is always JT-1000 half sexy :baby:
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Postby Mong » Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:25 pm

KB9SXK wrote:There is always JT-1000 half sexy :baby:



Don't you mean half-the-pixels-missing-sexy? :baby:

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Postby mr.syntrx » Sun Oct 21, 2007 1:07 am

M3ECM wrote:nigga please! :baby:

(the girls round here are cheap, they get wet for a mere 3k).


A CP200 will do the job round here :baby:

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Postby KB9SXK » Sun Oct 21, 2007 12:17 pm

Mong wrote:
KB9SXK wrote:There is always JT-1000 half sexy :baby:



Don't you mean half-the-pixels-missing-sexy? :baby:


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Postby n3jfw » Sun Oct 21, 2007 12:35 pm

The 5k has some neat features

like 850 modes
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however, for most motosexuals-the 3k is man enough.



Plus fpp is nice. Remember q53 is legal for non-feds.
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Postby W1NAU » Mon Oct 22, 2007 1:32 pm

zlassiter wrote:So in other words its an overly priced hunk of crap


troll..........

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Postby zlassiter » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:05 pm

No, I'm just stating my oppinion.

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Postby escomm » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:07 pm

Your opinion is evidently based on inaccurate information and demonstrates your thorough lack of knowledge regarding the subject matter at hand.
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Postby motorola_otaku » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:20 pm

zlassiter wrote:So in other words its an overly priced hunk of crap

Overpriced, maybe.. but far from being a hunk of crap. Once you hear the crystal-clear, intermod-free audio emanating from one without a hint of PL hum, you'll wonder why you spent so much time playing with Yaecomwood shit. Of course, that holds true for most any Motorola portable.
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Postby WTF » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:40 pm

EFJ FPP SEXY....
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Postby Skywave » Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:30 pm

w2wtf wrote:EFJ FPP SEXY....
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Postby webdoc » Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:56 pm

I have a really dumb question.

I might be able to get some moto gear cheap in the next few months as many of the N.W. Ohio area counties are talking going 100% to the 700-800 Mhz MARCS system. So much of the current radio systems/gear will be out of use.

Will the digital capable radios also work with analog repeaters?
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Postby escomm » Mon Oct 22, 2007 6:03 pm

webdoc wrote:IWill the digital capable radios also work with analog repeaters?

Yes
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Postby KD8CPP » Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:31 pm

Im talking to my friend right now on my digital astro saber in analog on our local motosnob repeater.
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Postby escomm » Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:43 pm

IMBE is a valid emission type for amateur radio
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Postby KD8CPX » Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:10 pm

Webdoc, wanna help a fellow/neighboring EOC operator out when/if you get your hands on any such gear?
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Postby webdoc » Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:00 pm

KD8CPX wrote:Webdoc, wanna help a fellow/neighboring EOC operator out when/if you get your hands on any such gear?

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Postby tvsjr » Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:04 pm

KD8CPX wrote:Webdoc, wanna help a fellow/neighboring EOC operator out when/if you get your hands on any such gear?


I may not be a neighbor... but don't forget your homies down in Texas. :baby:

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Postby webdoc » Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:16 pm

tvsjr wrote:
KD8CPX wrote:Webdoc, wanna help a fellow/neighboring EOC operator out when/if you get your hands on any such gear?


I may not be a neighbor... but don't forget your homies down in Texas. :baby:

heheh I'll do my best.

For example just at the EOC, if we were to do a full rollout to the MARCS system, there would be 5 VHF Moto mobile rigs, 4 astron power supplies, and a command star lite console, that would become available, not counting the VHF HTs we have at the EOC. Then there is the City Police/dispatch center and the base/mobile radios there, then all the mbile units in the cruisers, and the HTs for the officers, The City FD, with their console and base/mobile radios, yadda yadda.

I estimate just the City of napoleon would clear up about 12 VHF spectra mobile radios w/ astron power supplies, thats just in the EOC, Police station, and FD, not counting the mobile units in the rigs and cruisers. Then there are the 5 repeaters just in the city.

From what I am hearing, if the grant goes through Hancock, Putnam, Van Wert, Mercer, Allan, Auglaize, and a few other counties are trying to do a complete rollout to the MARCS system.

We are planning on a phased rollout, first phase will be the heads of each department (police/fire/EMS/EMA), seconf phase would put the radios in each officer/firefighters rigs/cruisers, and they would all have HTs
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Postby ka8ypy » Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:24 pm

tvsjr wrote:
KD8CPX wrote:Webdoc, wanna help a fellow/neighboring EOC operator out when/if you get your hands on any such gear?


I may not be a neighbor... but don't forget your homies down in Texas. :baby:


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