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[aprssig] Dayton, Voice Alert, Ohio and WV.

Joseph M. Durnal joseph.durnal at gmail.com
Fri May 30 14:48:56 UTC 2008


I often just listen to the packets too :) I don't know why, but
sometimes it is more interesting than listening to the local repeater!
 That is how I figured out that I was over driving my 2 meter rig with
my TNC.  It still worked, most of the time, but now that it is fixed,
it sure does sound a lot better.

The voice alert concept needed explaining in a manual?  wow.  You
don't need a D710 or even a TNC - just listen to 144.39 with CTCSS
100.

73 de Joseph Durnal NE3R

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> Yes Charlie, and it also solves the problem with the New D710.
> Since some people complained that "voice Alert" was not in any
> of the Kenwood Manuals, they added it as a "function" in the
> D710 to give it some official recognition.  But then if you set
> VA on as a special function", then you cannot turn it off
> without going back to that MENU.
>
> So your idea of setting one channel with 144.39 with CTCSS 100
> and setting another channel with 144.39 without, makes it
> trivial to switch back and forth.  Also, while driving
> sometimes, I like to switch to speaker and listen to the APRS
> channel sometimes.  It is amazing what you hear.  LOOOOOOONG
> TXD's, Poor quality audio, Distorted audio, low audio,
> overdriven audio, skewed audio, etc...
>
> But having two channels,  for 144.39 one with and one without
> CTCSS 100 makes it easy to operate back and forth.
>
> Bob
> WB4APR




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