[amsat-bb] Yaesu VX-7R passing tones in odd band split memory
ki6rrq at cox.net
Wed Mar 10 12:28:12 PST 2010
My Yaesu VX-7R HT, does not pass tones, in a single memory channel set up
for odd band split (2m/440). I experimented extensively by trying to open
the squelch on another radio, set to tone squelch, both sides of the odd
split memory had tone and the same tone dialed in before storing each side
into the same memory channel, on the HT. To be sure, I brought the matter
to Ron at Vertex Standard (Yeasu customer service) in Cypress Calif, he was
sure I was not doing something correct, however, he was only able to
duplicate my results and could not pass tones, on his test radio, in that
configuration, he followed up by phone after he called engineers in Japan
for clarification and confirmation. I have not tested other Yaesu HT's or
other Yaesu "radios", your response said "on a Yaesu radio", my post was
with regards to my VX-7R. Regards......
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 14:28:29 -0700
From: "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Current Handheld-Which is best
Actually, you can program PL tones in the odd-split memories on a
Yaesu radio. You just have to program the tones with both of the
frequencies - even if you only need a PL on the transmit frequency.
Make sure the "T" is lit up for a transmitted PL when you are putting
the first (receive) frequency into the odd-split memory.
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 12:01:08 -0800
From: "Call Sign" <ki6rrq at cox.net>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Current Handheld-Which is best
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Heres another vote for the Yaesu HT rigs; I use a Yaesu VX-7R and I
appreciate being able to program a single odd band split, memory channel
(that require no pl), then I use the memory tune (MT) function on the radio
and turn one dial back and forth to adjust for Doppler and the 2 meter
transmit is ready to go anytime I squeeze the PTT. This set up works much
better for me then 5 separate memory channels for every bird. The Kenwood
HT's wont let you program that odd band split into a single memory channel,
(dont know about others) however sadly, Yaseu made it so you cannot pass pl
tones in the odd band split memory channels but of course you can pass pl
tones in the other memory or VFO modes.
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