[aprssig] Kenwood D710 and Yaesu FTM-350AR APRS Local Info Init QSY compatibility?

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Thu Jun 19 22:12:31 CDT 2014


Try the following object definition:

;145.47KRL*111111z4835.40N/09634.80Wr145.470MHzT077 -060

Note the nnn.nnnMHz (added the trailing zero) and the MHz is case 
sensitive.  I think you'll find both radios like this format.

See also: http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/doc:qsy

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32


On 6/19/2014 11:01 PM, Ron Stordahl, AE5E wrote:
> I send a object name thus:
>
> ;145.47KRL*111111z4835.40N/09634.80WrT077 -060
>
> When received by my D710 it allows a qsy to 146.47 setting a tone of 
> 77 and offset of -600.
>
> But I have been told by a FTM-350AR user that the Yaesu does not 
> recognize this format, I believe because I am using 145.47KRL rather 
> than 145.47MHz.  The object name of 145.47KRL is very useful as it 
> tells a user at a glance that the repeater is in Karlstad MN, while 
> the MHz doesn't add any useful information.  In the list the D710 
> accumulates you can scan and quickly noting the suffixes make a 
> suitable selection for 'qsy'.
>
> Is there a compatible format which preserves the usefulness of the 
> 'KRL' suffix.
>
> I have tried:
>
> ;145.47KRL*111111z4835.40N/09634.80Wr145.47MHzT077 -060
>
> which I am told the Yaesu does recognize, but unfortunately the D710 
> does not set the tone correctly.
>
> I have tried:
>
> ;145.47KRL*111111z4835.40N/09634.80WrT077 -060 145.47MHz
>
> which the Kenwood properly processes, but I do not know if the Yaesu 
> can deal with...seems unlikely.
>
> Does anyone have a solution to this Kenwood/Yaesu incompatibility?
>
> Ron, AE5E
>
>
>
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