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[aprssig] d700 in mic-e mode

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Sat Feb 19 03:15:26 UTC 2005


Can you give some details on how you setup the repeater to mute the packet burst?

On Fri, February 18, 2005 4:32 pm, Wes Johnston said:
> And now for something completely different!
>
> We finally got one of our repeaters setup for MIC-e and muting the packet
> burst.
>  Packets are gated over to 440 (since the repeater is so close in frequency to
> 144.39), and at the main IGATE site, we digipeat the 440 packets back onto 2m.
>
> Has anyone ever noticed when using the d700 in PTT mode (ie mic-encoder mode)
> that the radio doesn't always send a posit right as you unkey?  It will send a
> position about 1 to 2 seconds later every once in a while.   I thought at
> first
> it was hearing some packets on 144.39 just as I unkeyed, and that was causing
> it
> to hold off, so as an experiment, I unkeyed with the squelch turned down all
> the
> way on the data side of the radio and that did not cause it to hold off tx...
> could it be that the radio is processing a packet or sending a waypoint to the
> GPS at the moment I unkey and that's the holdup?
>
> Sure is aggrivating... since when it doesn't TX right away when I unkey, it
> will
> TX 2 seconds later when the other party I'm talking to has just started
> talking
> and it blanks him out for a second or so.
>
> Wes
>
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