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[aprssig] Opentracker question

Chris Rose kb8uih at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jan 11 01:44:39 UTC 2009


A momentary contact switch to ground?

Chris
KB8UIH

--- On Thu, 1/8/09, Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org> wrote:

> From: Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Opentracker question
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Thursday, January 8, 2009, 11:47 AM
> If you have the counter function disabled, you can use the
> IRQ pin (pin 
> 4 on the radio connector) to trigger an immediate
> transmission.
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
> 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
> > --
> > "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I
> am!"
> > 
> > 
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