Icom IC-F3GS Two Tone Encode

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aaknitt
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Icom IC-F3GS Two Tone Encode

Post by aaknitt » Sat Apr 08, 2006 5:55 pm

I'm trying to figure out how the two tone encode works on the IC-F3GS. The help files in the programming software are close to useless.

I see where to set the tone that you want to send, but how is it actually sent? Is it sent on PTT, or do you set up one of the keypad buttons for it? If so, what keypad function is used?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Andy

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Post by Elighting » Sat Apr 08, 2006 11:14 pm

If it's anything like Kenwood software,then you have to setup a button specially for 2-tone encode.

Jordan,TFD,TCFD,VFD

aaknitt
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Post by aaknitt » Sun Apr 09, 2006 9:36 pm

That's kind of what I was thinking, but I don't see that as one of the keypad options. Anyone else have any details on how to make this work?

Thanks,

Andy

jsikora
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ICOM F3GS

Post by jsikora » Tue Apr 11, 2006 1:41 pm

Set up a button for "CALL"

aaknitt
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Post by aaknitt » Tue Apr 11, 2006 3:40 pm

Ok thanks! It appears that I can only set up one tone pair for encode. Am I interpreting that correctly? If so, then no matter what channel I'm on, when I hit the "call" button, the tone is sent. Is that correct?

Thanks,

Andy

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F3G

Post by jsikora » Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:32 am

Yes with the F3 only one TX code. With the F33/F50/F70 you can select up to 10 codes to send out.

JAS

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