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[aprssig] Opentracker question

Patrick winston at winston1.net
Thu Jan 8 16:01:13 UTC 2009


The opentracker has an interrupt pin which will cause it to beacon.  Setting the beacon
rate to 0 then whenever the interrupt is switched it'll beacon.  See pin 4 on the OT-1x
radio port

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On Thu, 8 Jan 2009 07:46:02 -0800, Keith VE7GDH wrote
> Andrew VK4TEC wrote...
> 
> > Is it possible to set up the opentracker+ to only TX on the push of a
> > button ?
> 
> I haven't tried it, but you could set up a beacon rate of zero seconds
> and then use profile switching based on a connected switch (the jumper
> setting) and have it set to "transmit when switched to this profile" to
> make it do that. Or you could set it to transmit every second and
> install a normally open momentary pushbutton switch in series with the
> PTT. If necessary, you could open the squelch on the radio to prevent it 
> from transmitting while trying into get into programming.
> 
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> --
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