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7363Re: [tracker2] Off-topic - DR-135 question

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  • James Ewen
    May 7, 2009
      It works on simplex... what more couild you want?

      APRS is simplex on 144.390.

      Not sure what's up with the duplex RX, but there's no reason to not
      buy a T2-135!

      James
      VE6SRV


      On 5/7/09, Tanner Lovelace <kb4tye@...> wrote:
      > This question is off-topic for the list, but if I can get it resolved it
      > will
      > allow me to get a T2-135 so hopefully it's ok.
      >
      > I recently bought a DR-135 (original, apparently, not Mk2 or 3) off ebay.
      > While testing it out to see how well it works for just regular transmitting
      > and receiving, this is what I observe.
      >
      > * While tuned to local repeaters, it hears nothing from them. Squelch is
      > never broken. I'm positive I don't have tone squelch on.
      > * While transmitting to local repeaters, it gets in just fine. I can tell
      > this
      > because I can hear the repeater key up on another radio.
      > * While transmitting simplex to my HT in the same room, it works
      > fine.
      > * While receiving simplex from my HT in the same room, it receives
      > fine. Squelch is broken correctly and I can even induce feedback
      > if I get the radios too close.
      >
      > Basically, what I'm wondering is has anyone seen this kind of
      > thing before? And, if so, what do I do to solve it? I'd really love
      > to get this working so I could put a T2-135 in it.
      >
      > Thanks very much in advance,
      > Tanner Lovelace
      > KB4TYE
      >
      >
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