SM-2150 Blinking Lite?

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aardvark
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SM-2150 Blinking Lite?

Post by aardvark » Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:17 pm

Converted a SM-2150 over to repeater service and ran into a problem. I'm using the call lite 'link' to fire the base of a NPN transistor controlling a reed relay which activates another SM-2150 in transmit mode. Receiver is programed for 3 freqs in the 151 Mhz range (working freqs) and 1 freq at 158.400 (repeater input), problem is after the rx radio has been on for a couple of minutes the green lite (call lite) starts flashing, which also fires up the tx. If an input is rcvd the flashing goes away for a couple of minutes then starts again, the rates are consistent. The manual doesn't say what this means, is it a low signal warning or what? If it was out of range it would make noise, the range is good to 174 Mhz. Thanks

aardvark
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Re: SM-2150 Blinking Lite?

Post by aardvark » Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:55 pm

O.K. found out the blinking lite means it is in scan mode, didn't know they had scan. Is there a way to turn this off on the front panel?

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