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[aprssig] APRS Mobile Radio

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Mon Jan 26 19:54:11 UTC 2009


 From what I've seen, that "feature" describes a majority of the dual 
band radios.  I also am watching/waiting for a less expensive dual band 
(V+V preferred) that allows data to transmit on one band while the 
microphone keys the other band.  Given the infrequency and shortness of 
data bursts, I'm perfectly willing to live with the interruptions when 
either side is transmitting.  I do that today with my mobile and the HT 
that's tracking.  I hear a short gap in received audio when the tracker 
fires.

Of course, the tracking side needs to not key the transmitter if the 
audio side is transmitting!

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Saving for a D710 which SEEMS to do it all!


AD4BL wrote:
> We run the FT8800 radio here in our emcom system.   Only the side set to 
> MAIN will
> transmit.   The radio has dual receive but will only transmit on the 
> side set to main
> which every that is.   If you are using the main side for voice you 
> won't be able to
> transmit on the APRS side.
>
> Linda
>
>   




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