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Old 11-26-2012, 5:04 AM
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Default MDC PTT tones

I've programmed 3 Motorola XTS3000 VHF radios with MDC signalling enabled with PTT ID on most of the channels we use.

Radio1: The tone is short when I key up on that channel. On another channel the tone is long when i key up. It is set to (leading and trailing).

Radio2: All the PTT tones are long on all the channels. (leading and trailing).

Radio3: The tone is short on one channel. On another channel the tone is long. (leading)

Conventional standard VHF system.

Why is this happening on some channels and not on others?
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Old 11-26-2012, 5:49 AM
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The channels must be programmed under separate personalities and each personality has a specific mdc system assigned to it. Under the MDC system menu theres options for Leading PTT-ID, Trailing PTT-ID, PTT-ID Sidetone, and PTT-ID Short Sidetone

PTT-ID Short Sidetone is the single short beep you hear when you press the PTT button

PTT-ID Sidetone is the long beep you hear when you press it

The beeps are to remind you its sending the mdc id signal and for you to wait before talking
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Old 11-26-2012, 5:00 PM
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Short side tone is not an option in the cps.
Leading PTT-ID - Enabled
PTT ID Sidetone - Enabled
Trailing PTT-ID - Enabled
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That's all that's under the MDC System under the General tab

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