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rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:18 PM
I can connect to a Denver repeater via Echolink.
I would like to give it a try.

The RF is 447.850 pl 91.5

I can connect to it via RF to a local to me Echollink, from my iPhone.

Anyone care to try it?

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:27 PM
I can't hit that one but I'm listening to the output. Can QSL via the forum if I hear you...

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:36 PM
Can we try now?
I am connected to it now

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:37 PM
Yup, listening

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:38 PM
heard anything?

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:39 PM
I can also connect to the COLORADO reflector

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:40 PM
Nothing. I even went outside. Do you know the location? Unfortunately the battery is dead in my truck (where the mobile rig is). I'm about 25 miles from downtown Denver.

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:41 PM
Can you connect to 146.730?

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:41 PM
Pl?

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:43 PM
The K7PFJ-R says that it is in Firestone, CO.

The reflector says Boulder, CO

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:43 PM
No PL

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:44 PM
Connected to 146.730. No PL.
Can you hear?

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:46 PM
Firestone is east of me, lemme go our front. I hear something barely opening my squelch.

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:48 PM
I can hear you but I don't think I'm hitting the repeater...or at least not holding it long.

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:48 PM
definitely heard you once.
Second time you broke the squelch, but no sound.

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:50 PM
Good thing is, it works. Good copy on my end. Sorry about my power level. I even put in new batteries for you.:thumb:

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:50 PM
Disconnect.
Many thanks. I think that was a success.
I was on the iPhone. Next i would want to be on RF, but I am driving the wrong car today.

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 03:52 PM
Does that Firestone box have a squelch tail? I never heard it hang up when I unkeyed. What do you hear on the iPhone? Anything like RF?

rhyary
01-21-2011, 03:55 PM
Ofter I connect to the K7PFJ-R, I can see some RX activity but I don't hear anothing.
Do you think that is squelch tail?

jacdaw
01-21-2011, 04:01 PM
Most repeater controllers these days have a settable hang time where the carrier stays open for a few seconds after the last transmission. And many have a courtesy beep so you can be sure the other station is done. Sometimes, when there is a linking situation (like CoConn) you can here each relay repeater drop off with a unique courtesy beep. That gap at the end, before the beep, is squelch tail.

Some repeaters have none at all so you hear stations cherchunking to hear themselves drop (self service radio check) but it never happens.:D