[aprssig] Voice Alert
bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Jan 22 10:09:36 CST 2006
For the group...Some other ways to extend the range
of the Voice Alert concept for Family or local group contact:
1) operate your group APRS mobiles on a quiet local
repeater that has PL. Put up a digi from that input
over to 144.39. Your 5 minute packets wont
bring up the repeater, but you will show up on APRS.
By having the A side without PL, then your group
will hear any voice call on that A side channel over
a great range. They will have to bring up side B
'with PL' to talk back though.
2) set up a UHF input ==> 144.39 PL 100 cross band
link. This way you can reach someone on voice alert
over a greater range.
>>> Randy Allen <ka0azs at earthlink.net> 01/21/06 10:52 PM >>>
We do that as well, but if I'm at work and she's picking
up our daughter, we're out of simplex range due to
terrain and distance, so we work through our designated
If we get into simplex range (defined as being able to hear the direct
packets) we go to our designated "call channel" which is a simplex
frequency and one button push on the microphone.
Robert Bruninga wrote:
> If she's in direct range, you can call her on voice
> alert and she wont have to do anything. She can
> keep the volume down on the voice side, but still
> get your call on the APRS voice-alert side. Bob
Randy Allen, KAØAZS
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