[chirp_users] UV5R roger beep/durability

KE5EOT ke5eot at gmail.com
Mon Aug 5 13:06:31 PDT 2013

The easy answer is to turn off the "roger beep" on your radio. It only 
has a function on CB radio, and that function is to make more annoying 
noises. Repeaters with a courtesy tone use it to signal the end of 
transmission and let others know it's ok to talk. It's a way of saying 
"over" when you end a transmission.

To separate the repeaters, set up one channel in the radio with one pl 
tone, and another with the other tone. Only the channel with the correct 
tone setting will key the repeater.

Randy (KE5EOT)

On 08/05/2013 02:26 PM, kf8sj at aol.com wrote:
> will someone explain sequence of roger beep to me.  where in 
> transmission is it sent.  have unusual situation with two repeaters in 
> somewhat proximity to each other.  common output frequency, but 
> different input pl tones.. would like to identify that inout is on one 
> of the two.
> klutzy me has dropped radio numerous times.  on wood floor, concrete 
> sidewalk, and in the grass.  each time it came up working.  on last 
> sidewalk drop, clip on back flew apart, and battery popped off.  put 
> it back together, and it worked well.  added small amount of jb weld 
> to the spring, and pin ends, no more problems.  have since fired up 
> seven more units, all with the jb weld mod.
> this is one rugged little beast.  love the rascal.  wifey calls it my 
> "TOY'  cost a hella of a lot less than the last ht's i bought, can't 
> see why she is cmplaining.  maybe i shold not take it to bed with me?
> 73  jim  kf8sj
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