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Blackbox Bantam radio frequencies?

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I have a Bantam Blackbox UHF radio. I've figured out that channel 1 is 464.500mhz, but there must be a CTCSS or T-DCS tone that I don't know about. I'm trying to configure my Baofeng ham radio to communicate with the Bantam radio. I can TX from the Bantam on channel 1 to the Boafeng on 464.500mhz, but the Bantam won't break squelch when transmitting from the Boafeng radio to Bantam, the green light on the bantam turns, but doesn't break squelch. Does anyone know what the default tones are for channel 1 on the Bantam Blackbox UHF radios? I can't find any documentation on this at all.

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The radio you are talking about does not have any default freqs or tones. They were added by the user when first programmed.

So your options would be to read the radio to see what's in there, use a receiver that scans for ctcss/dcs, or trial and error with the boafeng (painful).
 
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I have a Bantam Blackbox UHF radio. I've figured out that channel 1 is 464.500mhz, but there must be a CTCSS or T-DCS tone that I don't know about. I'm trying to configure my Baofeng ham radio to communicate with the Bantam radio. I can TX from the Bantam on channel 1 to the Boafeng on 464.500mhz, but the Bantam won't break squelch when transmitting from the Boafeng radio to Bantam, the green light on the bantam turns, but doesn't break squelch. Does anyone know what the default tones are for channel 1 on the Bantam Blackbox UHF radios? I can't find any documentation on this at all.

Tnx,
Rob
Your Baofeng ham talkie is NOT legal to use on 464.500 mhz. THAT is your biggest problem!
 
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