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Old 10-10-2018, 3:52 PM
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How is the subscriber radio going to find out which site to connect to if it doesn't know which one is the closest? It needs to find the strength of each site by telling the repeater to transmit a burst and the radio assesses that to connect to the right site seamlessly.
The repeaters send out a beacon every predetermined amount of time. The radios compare the rssi from the repeaters beacon and use the strongest one. The subscriber radios do not send anything at all out.
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Old 10-10-2018, 3:55 PM
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The repeaters send out a beacon every predetermined amount of time. The radios compare the rssi from the repeaters beacon and use the strongest one. The subscriber radios do not send anything at all out.
Hmm I think you are right
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