11255Re: [tracker2] OT2m Sending - Not Heard?
- Sep 24, 2010Ed (callsign?????) wrote...
> Here's what I have:So what callsign-SSID should we be looking at? You can say "it isn't working"
> Icom IC-28A
> All loaded in the trunk and working as it should (meaning: lights flash, radio
> keys up, etc...) but my information is not showing up on any of the aprs sites.
> Everything worked on the bench, and I haven't changed anything during the
> install, but it did span several months so I'm not ruling that out.
but without a callsign, how can we look and see if anything at all is making
it to an IGate? Even with no GPS or position entered, when you turn it on,
it sends a beacon. With a callsign, we could look at the raw data, even without
> I've monitored the freq with an HT and I can hear the signal that is being sentPresuming it is all programmed properly, it could be the deviation (very low or
> from the mobile. I also live in a fairly well populated area (South Orange County,
> CA) and can hit the nearest iGate with my HT on 5W, so the 25-50 watts of the
> mobile should have no trouble, right?
too high), the radio (PA blown?) or the antenna. Ummm... 25-50 watts... is RF
messing up the T2? Try a lower power.
> I'm fairly new to the hobby, so don't rule out my own stupidity, but asPossibly, but give us something to go on! What is the deviation set for? Have
> everything seems to be working 'mechanically', I'm leaning towards an issue
> in my settings.
you measured the power out of the radio? Have you checked the SWR of the
antenna? Did this ever work, or is it a new installation?
> I'm not sure of the best way to put that information out there, whether byA necessary detail is the callsign-SSID. A configuration file would help if
> posting a screen shot or the .cfg file, but I figured I'll put this out there and
> start answering questions as to the specifics of the setup (didn't want to go
> into unnecessary detail).
it was a problem with the settings. We have no way to know that yet. Post
> Let me know what you need and I'll get into the appropriate specifics.I think I pretty much covered it above.
73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
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