[chirp_users] TSQL / CTCSS

Jeff wireless3.14159 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 07:59:24 PDT 2018


This occurred to me after (as usual) I had already sent the reply. In a busy metro area, it would indeed be a very useful thing. 

On March 27, 2018 5:15:29 AM UTC, W Paul Mills <AC0HY at WPMills.com> wrote:
>On 03/25/2018 01:53 PM, Jeff wrote:
>> In CHIRP, Tone is what you would set for transmitting to a repeater. 
>> ToneSql only affects receive, and isn't generally used.
>
>This is not correct see: 
><https://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/MemoryEditorColumns>
>
>I use ToneSql all the time, as do many others. In a busy metro area, it
>
>is almost a must.
>
>
>> 
>> But regardless of what values those might be set to, it's the Tone
>Mode 
>> setting that determines what happens when you're transmitting or 
>> receiving. If it's set to Tone or None, you'll hear everything on the
>
>> frequency. Otherwise you'll be using that monitor button.
>> 
>> CTCSS stands for Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System, which is what 
>> you're using whenever there are tones involved during transmit or 
>> receive. Anything else is just a shorter version of the same, mainly 
>> because ten syllables is a hassle.
>> 
>> 
>> On March 25, 2018 1:14:48 PM UTC, Dennis Wage <dwage at dwage.com>
>wrote:
>> 
>>     I have no where else to ask this question.
>> 
>>     Is TSQL the same as CTCSS?
>> 
>>     The reason I am so intrigued is about this is
>> 
>>     The other day my UV-5R was in scan mode and a repeater in
>Huntsville
>>     continually stopped my scan with a carrier or tone, not sure
>which
>>     yet. But I heard no audio. No matter where I set the squelch,
>even
>>     to 0 I got no audio. However, if I hit the Moni button I could
>hear
>>     the guys talking.
>> 
>>     What was happening here?
>> 
>>     Thanks in advance.
>> 
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