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Re: HAM Radio Repeater Reception

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  • Richard
    Wow, Thank you everyone for the fast response. It was the Close Call, WX and Channel priority causing the pause in rx. Just for good measure, I also changed
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 3, 2012
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      Wow, Thank you everyone for the fast response.
      It was the Close Call, WX and Channel priority causing the "pause" in rx.

      Just for good measure, I also changed the modulation to FM.

      Thanks Again.
      -Rich

      --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, MCH <mch@...> wrote:
      >
      > If you set the squelch to 0 and you did not hear squelch noise, you
      > definitely have some form of coded reception active. When you are
      > monitoring a frequency CSQ, you can hear the squelch noise when you drop
      > to 1 or lower.
      >
      > I would agree with the other posts. Ham repeaters should be set to FM in
      > 99.9999% of the cases (there are only maybe a dozen SNFM ham repeaters
      > nationwide). I think there are more P25 ham repeaters than SNFM.
      >
      > Also make sure Close Call, Channel Priority, and Weather Priority are
      > disabled (or on DND mode in the case of Close Call).
      >
      > Joe M.
      >
      > Richard wrote:
      > > Hello,
      > >
      > > I can't seem to figure out why this would happen.
      > > But when I scan a Ham Radio Repeater frequency I can get almost the entire conversation, but then squelch kicks in and blocks a couple of seconds of it then opens up.
      > >
      > > I confirmed the frequency had no PL Code.
      > >
      > > Any ideas what is causing this?
      > >
      > > BTW I turned squelch all the way down to zero and still no luck.
      > >
      > > Second question, which may be the fix ... Is there a way to open up squelch on a channel? I mean, just open and listen static and all?
      > >
      > > Thanks in Advance.
      > >
      > >
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