Re: [tracker2] Re: OT2m version 2.0a
- right now mobile isnt working at all even with the HT jump pulled but HT is
working. I cant get mobile to work at all now. it was working off and on and
now no mobile. its like HT is stuck on even with HT jumper pulled.
From: "Scott Miller" <scott@...>
Sent: Saturday, January 02, 2010 5:52 PM
Subject: Re: [tracker2] Re: OT2m version 2.0a
> I'm having trouble following the HT PTT thing, but it sounds like maybe
> PTT is just plain broken on the T2 and you're seeing it stuck on when
> the HT jumper is set, which would be normal for a mobile.
> With it plugged into the mobile, and the HT jumper removed, what happens
> when you use the PTT button in the diagnostic menu?
> wyoming_semi_driver@... wrote:
>> because I have a HT that has very bad RFI problems but I can use it to
>> test stuff. when the tracker2 stops TX on my mobile I hook up the HT to
>> the tracker2 asap and the PTT lights come on the top of the HT and then
>> after a wile of waiting sometimes it will let go of the HT mode and go
>> back to the mobile mode on it by itself but now it is staying in HT mode
>> and NO the HT jumper isnt installed at all. I'm able to change the
>> commands on my tracker2 via my nuvi 350 duh. I can hear the sound coming
>> from the HT with using another radio I don’t need a scope to know this.
>> but I'm also not much into trying to fix stuff I don’t know much about,
>> when you do this you just mess it up even wost. I have been able to get
>> a opentracker and a TT4 working so I do know how to do some stuff. I
>> guess I could always find the 2.2k resistor you talk about and take it
>> out of there sience I don’t need HT use at all,sience this is the only
>> problem I'm having is it wont stay out of HT mode but again why do this
>> and risk really messing up the unit. I was thinking just maybe I was
>> doing something wroung until I seen this past email from this person and
>> I took the unit out of the box and did seen a lot of solder points just
>> about touching each other and I can see how they would touch each other
>> very easy. but I'm noting going to get upset or try to start any fights
>> on group. the easy fix is have someone that knows what they are doing
>> take a look at it, I have already made plans to go home tuesday to get
>> the box and packing and get it mailed out.
>> Ron Swart
>> *From:* James Ewen <mailto:ve6srv@...>
>> *Sent:* Saturday, January 02, 2010 12:32 PM
>> *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
>> *Subject:* Re: [tracker2] Re: OT2m version 2.0a
>> On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 11:57 AM, Ron K7CDL
>> <mailto:wyoming_semi_driver@...>> wrote:
>> > the tracker2 went back into HT mode last night without the HT
>> > jumper in place again last night for like the 5th time in a week.
>> Okay, I'm baffled... how do you know that the unit is in HT mode?
>> The easy way to tell would be to look at the jumper and see that it is
>> across the HT pins.
>> The HT jumper couples the PTT out to the audio out line via a 2.2K
>> resistor. Have you been able to confirm that you are seeing the PTT
>> assertion on the audio line by monitoring the audio line with a meter
>> or scope?
>> > i have used the change the setting by the gps commands a lot of time.
>> To do what? You are not able to change the HT setting via the command
>> console, which is what I am thinking that you are talking about.
>> You can spend a lot of time trying to fix a problem that doesn't
>> exist. I'm not convinced that you have a problem with the HT setting.
>> The information you have provided so far is insufficient to be able to
>> confirm or deny the suggested issue.
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