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[aprssig] 220 MHz transceivers

Bill Vodall WA7NWP wa7nwp at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 05:09:25 UTC 2008


On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 9:10 AM, Alex Carver <kf4lvz at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:28:26 -0800
>> From: "Bill Vodall WA7NWP"
>> Subject: Re: [aprssig] aprssig Digest, Vol 53, Issue 12
>>
>> > Looking again, there's still data on the
>> frequency.  I tuned in just now to 222.090 and can still
>> hear a burst every few seconds.  However, looking at the
>> packets, they appear to be coming from what I know is a
>> 2-meter digi.  I don't know why it's leaking through
>> the front end of the radio but there we go.  222.090
>> isn't exactly an image frequency of 144.390.
>> >
>>
>> With a D700?   I've added some of the local 220
>> repeaters to my D700
>> scanning and generally if I hear any activity there
>> it's one of the
>> local 2 meter machines.
>
> Yeah, with a D700.  I hear 220 repeaters just fine with the D700.  I'm just confused why a 2-meter digipeater is showing up on 220.090 even


My point is the D700 front end is fubar on 220 and it lets the strong
2 meter signals through.  I hear several 2 meter repeaters on several
220 frequencies.  It's certainly not one of the D700's better
functions.

Bill



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