[chirp_users] Settings

Forrest wfj at usa.com
Tue Jul 22 09:26:21 PDT 2014


Curious why you say that using tone squelch on both TX and RX is not recommended???

THX.
Forrest

On Jul 21, 2014, at 6:51 PM, John LaMartina <JohnLa at usa.net> wrote:

> Yes, TSQL sets the CTCSS or DCS tone on both TX and RX. (Not Recommended).
> Tone sets CTCSS or DCS on TX only.
> This explains in a bit more detail. http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_CTCSS.php
> I hope this helps...
> 
> John K3NXU
> http://www.miklor.com
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] On Behalf Of Dave Nathanson
> Sent: Monday, July 21, 2014 7:22 PM
> To: Discussion of CHIRP
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Settings
> 
> Someone else will hopefully correct me if I'm wrong, (and I didn't look this up) but I believe that in this usage, "Tone" applies
> when transmitting only. 
> TSQL, or Tone Squelch applies to both transmitting & receiving. 
> 
> "Tone" is more common. 
> If you use TSQL when you should have used Tone, others will be able to hear you, but you will only be able to hear them if they also
> use the same tone. 
> To complicate things slightly, many repeaters require a tone to activate them, but many repeaters strip out the tone as the
> re-transmit. 
> It is often a good idea to start with "tone" and only use TSQL if needed. 
> 
> Best,
> Dave Nathanson
> KG6ZJO
> 
> 
> 
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