[chirp_users] What is wrong here?

Al Jones al at aljones.us
Mon Jun 6 09:50:34 PDT 2022


according to Chirp there is nothing set for tone or DTCS on the GMRS 
channels (frequencies) lines 31 - 52l the only exception is line 53 
where I have a positive offset for the local GMRS repeater.

The problem is that I'm sending a carrier but no voice on the carrier.  
Reception is fine all the way 'round,

//al

------ Original Message ------
>From "John LaMartina" <JohnLa at usa.net>
To "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
Date Mon 6 6 22 11:10:42
Subject Re: [chirp_users] What is wrong here?

>Do you have CTCSS tones set on the receive side.
>If so, remove them.
>It’s possible the repeaters aren’t sending a tone back to you..
>
>Stay Safe and Stay Healthy John Miklor
>
>https://www.Miklor.com
>>On Jun 6, 2022, at 10:01 AM, Al Jones <al at aljones.us> wrote:
>>
>>Attached is the image of my 'working' radio - problem is, it's not working right.  This an older Baofeng UV-82L much prior to the recent FCC rule changes.  I am both a licensed ham (KG5HEJ) and GMRS (WQYM836) operator.  Though I recognize the legalities of using this radio, it's use in the GMRS bands is primarily for monitoring local tourists and providing them with help.
>>
>>That all out of the way.  RX/TX on any of the ham bands is without problem, I can talk with anyone on our local repeater system, or simplex, without a problem (barring mountains which are occasional problems) on the GMRS freqs, I'm seeing (on my BCT15X scanner) a carrier being transmitted in the appropriate freq but hearing no voice on the carrier on both the one GMRS repeater channel and simplex. I and a friend have been all over these settings and I hope we're just missing the obvious (obvious to someone else.)
>>
>>Anyone ???
>>
>>//al KG5HEJ
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