[aprssig] [APRS] APRS Turkey Voice Alert Day!

Kenneth Finnegan kennethfinnegan2007 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 10:22:17 CST 2015


What is the suggested PL tone for 50Hz powerline countries, since 100Hz PL
is discouraged there?

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Kenneth Finnegan
http://blog.thelifeofkenneth.com/

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 4:06 PM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

> P.S.  Do NOT use the" Voice Alert Menu" in the radio.  Wit that set you
> cannot turn CTCSS off, or go to MUTE or go to raw channel without having to
> go through all the menu's again.  SO use the 3+ channels as the way to
> control what the APRS speaker is doing.
>
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>
> Bob
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> *From:* Robert Bruninga [mailto:bruninga at usna.edu]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:05 PM
>
> *To:* 'APRS at yahoogroups.com'
> *Subject:* RE: [APRS] APRS Turkey Voice Alert Day!
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> Ø  What is this 'voice alert'?
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> All APRS kenwoods can do it.
>
> It simply means to turn UP the volume on your APRS band **and** silence
> the noise  by setting CTCSS100.  This gives ALL the benefits of Voice Alert:
>
>
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> 1)      Anyone can call you on 144.39 by voice using a PL of 100
>
> 2)      You are ALWAYS listening (always keep the volume up)
>
> 3)      But you hear -NO- packets because CTCSS 100 is set
>
> 4)      You are beaconing with CTCSS100 - An automated CQ every minute -
>
> 5)      Anyone else that comes within voice range will hear your PING and
> can call you.
>
> 6)      Anyone else with Voice Alert that is in range of you, you can
> call on 144.39 just by picking up the mic and selecting the APRS band.
>
>
>
> This is like an automatic CQ on 52, but since all APRS mobiles are doing
> it, you can easily make voice contacts.  But have a quite channel 99.99% of
> the time.
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> See:  http://aprs.org/VoiceAlert3.html
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> You control what you hear on the APRS band by setting at least 3 memory
> channels as shown in the white table at the top of aprs.org
>
>
>
> Ch1 is RAW APRS for troubleshooting - 144.39 with no squelch (listen to
> channel)
>
> Ch2 normal APRS with voice alert - 144.39 CTCSS 100  (hear nothing unless
> called)
>
> Ch3 is MUTED APRS with private alert - 144.39 CTCSS anything else (hear
> NOTHING) (unless someone knows your secret CTCSS.
>
>
>
> The idea is to NEVER turn down the volume of the APRS channel speaker so
> that you are always available for a Voice Alert call.  But if you want to
> silence even that (say when several Voice Alert Mo9biles are in range, then
> simply change to channel 3.  But even there, your secret admirers can call
> y ou if they know your CTCSS.
>
>
>
> Bob, WB4APR
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> *From:* APRS at yahoogroups.com [mailto:APRS at yahoogroups.com
> <APRS at yahoogroups.com>]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 26, 2014 6:53 PM
> *To:* APRS at yahoogroups.com
> *Subject:* RE: [APRS] APRS Turkey Voice Alert Day!
>
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>
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>
> I use APRS extensively on road trips, and leaving on one tomorrow.  What
> is this 'voice alert'?  Can my Kenwood TH-D72A do it?...I'll bet my 710 can
> as it has the voice module installed,......
>
>
>
> Joe - W7RKN
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> *From:* APRS at yahoogroups.com [mailto:APRS at yahoogroups.com
> <APRS at yahoogroups.com>]
> *Subject:* [APRS] APRS Turkey Voice Alert Day!
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> Enjoy a great travel day with others on APRS Voice Alert.
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>
> Or see their FREQ in their beacons and give them a call.  Beats 52...
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