13430Re: [tracker2] Digipeating Issues
- Jan 6, 2012On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 12:11 PM, qp2trz <qp2trz@...> wrote:
> I confirm my car receives my portable.Okay we know those things are working then.
> I confirm my portable receives my car.
> I confirm the towers receive my car.
> The portable's path is WIDE1-1, WIDE2-1Which path did you change as per Keith's suggestion, the car's path or
> The car's path (now) is the same.
> I did have it set to Keith's suggestion (WIDE2-1) with no luck.
your portable's path? If you NEED WIDE1-1 in the car's path to be
heard, then that will impact the operation of the portable through the
> I noticed in the User's manual a text command 'DIGI on/off'. I have notHow is the digipeater enabled with the configuration software? We need
> set that command but I do have the digipeater enabled using the configuration software.
to know what you have configured.
> Is there a special alias I must use or something with the car's configurationSpecial in what sense? You will need to have the digipeater set up to
> in the Digi menu?
digipeat on the desired alias.
> I test the WIDE2-1 setting at work still with no digipeat of my portable.Test the WIDE2-1 setting at work with what? Are you setting the path
in the portable to WIDE2-1, and trying to hit the main digipeaters
direct, or do you have another station at work that you have set up as
> The car hits the towers fine. The portable is hit and miss to the towers.With the missing information above, these results might make some sense.
DIGI ON is probably the easiest way to test the operation of your car
as a digipeater. Set DIGI ON, and then use an outgoing path on the
portable of VA3GOC-1,WIDE2-1.
This will make the car digipeat the portable station via the callsign
of the car. Now, if your car can't be heard by the main digipeaters,
you won't get into them with the portable station either. You will
however hear your portable station being digipeated by the car.
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