Motorola M1225 on 2M

Discussion in 'General Technical Questions and Answers' started by KE5MUG, Apr 20, 2009.

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  1. KE5MUG

    KE5MUG Ham Member QRZ Page

    Are the Motorola M1225 and the SM50 able to work on the 2M band,repeater tones? I have 2 1225's and a SM50 would like to try to use one of them in my concrete mixer truck since most 2m radio's can't take that kind of abuse.

    Thanks for the replies
    73's Mike
  2. W9GB

    W9GB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Mike -

    The 'repeater tones' are CTCSS (or PL, Motorola trademark) were used in Land Mobile Service (LMR) since the 1950s.
    The Radius M1225 and SM50 are designed for the LMR market segment (and FCC approval) and have that ability as well as newer DCS encoding/decoding.
    BTW, the M1225 is a discontinued model.


    Programming details -- BatLabs

    You will need the programming software (or have your Motorola dealer set-up).
  3. KE5MUG

    KE5MUG Ham Member QRZ Page

    guess I would be in some luck the is a Motorola dealer here in Mountain Home ,AR
  4. KE5MLF

    KE5MLF Ham Member QRZ Page

    they should work fine.. I have programmed several with no trouble. The software is kinda pricey, but if you have a local dealer they usually will do it for around $25-$30.
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