Yaesu Vx3000 Software
The guide below outlines which Vertex Standard programming software is needed for each radio model, and the associated programming cables needed to connect the radio to your PC. We provide downloadable copies of Vertex Standard programming software for all Vertex Land Mobile radios.
Yaesu Vx3000 Software
Vertex FTL-1011 12 to 24 channel modification 1.1 MB PDF donated by Adam Cately KB8MDFVertex FTL-1011 Alignment section from the service manual 2.2 MB PDF donated by Adam Cately KB8MDFSome Vertex FTL-1011 Programming Tips and Getting the Radio Onto 6 Meters by Adam Cately KB8MDFSeparating the Vertex FTL-1011 Noise Blanker from the "A" Pushbutton by Adam Cately KB8MDFVertex FTL-2011/2014 Service Manual 13.3 MB PDF file courtesy of Paul Robertson N2XZFThis VHF-hi manual is usable on the other bands except for the frequency-dependent items. It's better than nothing at all.If anyone has a PDF version of the low-band manual, please send it to the page maintainer.Apparently the low-band VX-series radios will have an "A" suffix on the label if they're for the 29.7-37 MHz bandsplit, and will have NO suffix if they're for the 37-50 MHz "B" bandsplit. Other bands may follow a similar convention.VX-2000 Accessory Connector and interfacing to a CAT300DXLcontroller Provided by Dave Wood KB8SCRThe CAT interfacing is generic enough that this information would be usable for a RLC, Arcom or Scom.Extend the Band Limits of the Vertex CE49 Programming Software by Robert W. Meister WA1MIKThe CE49 software is used by the VX-4000, VX-5500, and VX-6000 (and possibly other) radios. With a hex editor, the band limits can be extended to allow amateur frequencies. You will still have to adjust the VCO and tweak some coils to get satisfactory operation once you can enter ham frequencies into the radio; see the article below.Convert the VX-5500L to 6 meters by John Haserick W1GPOThese radios normally cover 37-50 MHz but with a bit of work they can be made to perform quite well up to 54 MHz. You'll need to hex-edit the radio's personality to allow out-of-band frequencies; see the article above. You'll also need to access and adjust the VCO; see the article below by K2WD for more information.Using the VX-6000L as a 6 meter Repeater Transmitter by John Haserick W1GPOCapable of 120 watts output, the VX-6000 is a high-powered VX-5500. John added two fans and a lot more heat sinks to make the radio survive repeater duty cycle. Refer to the article above for the required hex-editing. You'll also need to access and adjust the VCO; see the article below by K2WD for more information.Converting the VX-6000L to 6 meters by John Haserick W1GPOThis is a follow-up to the above article that details more of the conversion. You'll also need to access and adjust the VCO; see the article below by K2WD for more information.Updated Version of "Using the VX-6000L as a 6 meter Repeater Transmitter" by John Haserick W1GPOThis is an updated and improved version of an article above. It uses a different repeater controller, different fans, and a thermostatic fan controller.Modifying the VX-4000, VX-5500, and VX-6000 VCO for 6 meter operation 160 kB PDF by Warren Dyckman K2WDThis is a companion to the above articles that details the VCO access part of the conversion. This article was extracted from the Peekskill/Cortlandt Amateur Radio Assn, Inc, newsletter "PCARA Update" Volume 17, Issue 2, February 2016. Permission to post it here was received from the author.Gaining Access to the VX-6000 or PM-1200 Low-band VCO by Robert W. Meister WA1MIKThis is a companion to the above articles that shows another method of accessing the VCO to adjust it as part of the conversion to 6 meters.FTR-710A, FTR-2410A and FTR-5410 Repeaters Instruction Manual 25 MB PDFThese are Yaesu's earliest repeaters, and are crystal controlled. This manual also covers the FL-750, FL-2450 and FL-5450 Power Amplifiers and the FP-15 AC Power Supply.MH-50 series Speaker Microphone Manual 150 kB PDFCovers the MH-50A7A, MH-50B7A, MH-50C7A, MH-50D7A units.MH-53A7A Mobile Microphone Manual 500 kB PDFNoise-Canceling.MH-53B7A Mobile Microphone Manual 40 kB PDFNoise Canceling with DTMF Keypad.VX-2000 VHF-Hi Service Manual 8.7 MB PDFVX-2100/2200 VHF-Hi Service Manual (2006) 5.6 MB PDF donated by Jack McElyeaIncludes options FVP-25 and FVP-36.VX-2100/2200 VHF-Hi Service Manual (2015) 6.6 MB PDFIncludes options FVP-25 and FVP-36.VX-3000 UHF Service Manual 40 MB PDFVX-3000 VHF-Hi Service Manual 51 MB PDFVX-4000 Brochure 865 kB PDFVX-4000 VHF-Lo Service Manual 16.4 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, F5D-14, FVP-25, VTP-50.VX-4000 VHF-Hi Service Manual 12.6 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, F5D-14, FVP-25, VTP-50.VX-4000 UHF Service Manual 12.3 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, F5D-14, FVP-25, VTP-50.VX-5500 Brochure 772 kB PDFVX-5500 Operating Manual 1.1 MB PDFIncludes radio and antenna installation, which is not present in the service manuals.The programmable illuminated buttons along the bottom of the front panel have stick-on translucent labels in them. These came in sheets with the original radio package. Chances are, the labels won't match what you have programmed the buttons to do, and since most buttons can have a short press function as well as a long press function, you have to choose one function label or the other. New sheets can be purchased for about $8 each, but Motorola On-Line only sells them in quanties of three sheets per package. Other places sell them too. Order part number 3308800H25 KEY LABEL SHEET. These fit ALL of the VX-series as well as the Motorola PM-1200 (equivalent to the Vertex VX-6000).VX-5500 VHF-Lo Service Manual (2015) includes Operating Manual 6 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, F5D-14, FVP-25, VTP-50, FIF-7, FVP-36.Seems to be missing ALL of the detailed parts lists. The alignment section is better but not perfect.VX-5500 VHF-Lo Service Manual (2009) includes Operating Manual 8 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, F5D-14, FVP-25, VTP-50, FIF-7, FVP-36.The alignment section in this manual is all screwed up. Use the procedure in the manual above or below.VX-5500 VHF-Lo Service Manual (2005) includes Operating Manual 8 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, VTP-50, FVP-25, F5D-14, FIF-7A.This is an older manual but the alignment procedure is correct.VX-5500 VHF-Hi Service Manual includes Operating Manual 9.1 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, VTP-50, FVP-25, F5D-14, FIF-7.VX-5500 UHF Service Manual includes Operating Manual 6.5 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, VTP-50, FVP-25, F5D-14, FIF-7A.VX-5500/6000 (Programming) Quick Reference Guide 140 kB PDFGetting Started basics using the CE49 programming software.VX-6000 Brochure 860 kB PDFVX-6000 Operating Manual 1.3 MB PDFIncludes radio and antenna installation, which is not present in the service manuals.VX-6000 VHF-Lo Service Manual 10 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, VTP-50, FVP-25, F5D-14, FIF-7.This radio, with a different faceplate and options connector, was sold by Kenwood and Motorola under various model numbers.VX-6000 VHF-Hi Service Manual 6.3 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, VTP-50, FVP-25, F5D-14, FIF-7.This radio, with a different faceplate and options connector, was sold by Kenwood and Motorola under various model numbers.VX-6000 UHF Service Manual 7.9 MB PDFIncludes options F2D-8, VTP-50, FVP-25, F5D-14, FIF-7.This radio, with a different faceplate and options connector, was sold by Kenwood and Motorola under various model numbers.The Motorola PM-1200 is essentially a Vertex VX-6000 with different connectors and accessories: a single modular RJ-45 mike connector on the control head, a mini-UHF-female antenna jack, and a 20-pin two-row accessory connector. It has been rumored that the Vertex CE-49 software will also work on a PM-1200.The VX-6000 remote-mount radio power cable costs over $120 if you buy it from Motorola Solutions (Vertex). However it's the same cable used by the Kenwood TK-690 75/110W remote-mount radios: four conductors, two hot, two ground, with a 30A fuse, Kenwood p/n KCT-23M4. You can buy them on a popular auction site for under $40. This cable also fits the Motorola PM-1200. There are several two conductor power cables listed for the TK690; they aren't what you want for the VX-6000. Thanks to John W1GPO for discovering this.Vertex Standard Radio Programming Matrix 200 kB PDFA chart of radio models, programming software packages and versions, programming cables, operating systems, and manual versions for North American products only.Motorola Solutions conveniently eliminated their competition by purchasing the Vertex product line. They almost immediately discontinued sales and support of the low-band (at least) VX-series mobile radios. This eliminated two sources for high-power, low-band, mobile radios.
Note that there are two hardware versions of the VXR-5000. The older versions do not have the 3 LEDs on the back of the unit and do not have the CTCSS encode/decode function built-in. Those require adding the FTS-22 tone squelch unit inside the repeater. If you are buying a used VXR-5000 and it does not have the 3 LEDs on the back make sure the FTS-22 board is there.The newer version of the VXR-5000 has 3 LEDs located on the rear panel of the repeater unit and has the CTCSS functions included inside the control unit.There is a red LED for PTT indication, a green LED to show the presence of AC power, and an orange LED that shows operataion on external DC power.The VPL-1 programming cable and the CE-8 software are required to program the VXR-5000.NOTE: The CE-8 software is BACKWARDS on the concept of upload and download. You will want to UPLOAD the existing code plug to your computer, modify it, and DOWNLOAD the modified configuration to your VXR5000!VXR-5000 Repeater Mods Courtesy Southeast Iowa Technical Society (SEITS)VXR-5000 UHF and VHF Repeater Service Manual chapters (the chapters marked with a "U" are UHF-specific, the chapters marked with a "V" ar VHF-specific, and the chapters marked with a "C" are common to both stations). These were extracted from their individual manuals.The UHF manual is no longer available from Vertex. The VHF Service Manual is in stock at Vertex-Standard Parts Department, at about $20 plus tax and shipping. It is part number E04091003.Chapter 1, General Information U 1.4 MB PDFChapter 1, General Information V 6.4 MB PDFChapter 2, Description U 380 kB PDFChapter 2, Description V 930 kB PDFChapter 3, Programming C 1.9 MB PDFChapter 4, Alignment U 404 kB PDFChapter 4, Alignment V 1.0 MB PDFChapter 5, Chip Repair C 113 kB PDFChapter 6, Block Diagrams U 202 kB PDFChapter 6, Block Diagrams V 715 kB PDFChapter 7A, CNTL 1 Unit C 2.8 MB PDFChapter 7B, CNTL 2 Unit C 3.1 MB PDFChapter 7C, TX Unit U 2.3 MB PDFChapter 7C, TX Unit V 3.2 MB PDFChapter 7D, RX Unit U 2.8 MB PDFChapter 7D, RX Unit V 5.4 MB PDFChapter 7E, TX VCO Unit U 227 kB PDFChapter 7E, TX VCO Unit V 1.4 MB PDFChapter 7F, RX VCO Unit U 249 kB PDFChapter 7F, RX VCO Unit V 1.3 MB PDFChapter 7G, PA Unit U 1.5 MB PDFChapter 7G, PA Unit V 2.2 MB PDFChapter 7H, REG Unit C 1.9 MB PDFChapter 7I, DSUB Unit C 132 kB PDFChapter 7J, MOD Jack Unit C 160 kB PDFChapter 7K, CAPA Unit C 672 kB PDFChapter 8, Mechanical C 134 kB PDFThe whole UHF manual as one PDF file 12.4 MB cleaned up and merged by WA1MIKThe whole VHF manual as one PDF file 41 MB