[amsat-bb] Re: DJ-G7T - new manual and firmware
n3tl at bellsouth.net
Tue Jun 9 11:50:49 PDT 2009
Thanks for the update Patrick. I hope we'll get to work this weekend, and I look forward to your report on the "new and improved" HT after the firmware update.
Tim - N3TL
-------------- Original message from "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net>: --------------
> Alinco appears to be addressing some of the concerns those of us
> who bought the new DJ-G7T HT had. Last week, a new manual was
> made available through the Alinco web site:
> There is a mention on the Alinco site on how owners who bought
> the DJ-G7T with the original version of the instruction manual
> can get a printed version of the new manual for free. It is
> near the middle of the page:
> Before Dayton, Alinco had released new firmware for the Japanese
> version of this HT, addressing issues with Chinese fonts on the
> LCD display. That was a good sign for the T version, that Alinco
> was allowing the firmware to be updated. Now there is a new
> firmware update available for the DJ-G7T at:
> One of the items that the new version of the firmware is supposed
> to address is "Operation of Cross-band repeat function reviewed".
> Maybe whatever was done will help those of us who are not as
> interested in using this HT as a cross-band repeater, but want to
> use it for cross-band full-duplex operation with the FM satellites.
> I plan on downloading the new firmware and putting it on my DJ-G7Ts
> tonight. This weekend, I will once again try the DJ-G7T on FM
> satellites to see if the performance has improved with the new
> firmware. Hopefully others will try the same thing, and post their
> observations to the -BB.
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
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