[aprssig] HTX-202 help?
archer at eskimo.com
Thu Sep 30 12:55:59 CDT 2004
On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, Chris Kantarjiev wrote:
> Not really on topic, except that I plan to use it for an APRS digi: I just
> bought a Radio Shack HTX-202 from ebay. It seems to work fine
> for voice, but doesn't receive packet - listening to the speaker
> on 144.390, I hear seemingly unmodulated carrier, not the characteristic
> 1200 baud tones. I have schematics, but could really use a hint as
> to where to start looking...
I suspect you have a "birdie" on that frequency. It makes no sense
otherwise that you can receive voice on other frequencies but not
the packet tones on that one. Try bumping the frequency up or down
a small amount to see if you have a solid carrier on that frequency
Curt, WE7U http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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