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Astro Saber Digital-?-Program

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When programing the Astro Saber to receive in the digital/Astro mode do you use C4FM or CQPSK?

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Do you use normal squelch or digital squelch?

Programing one up to receive some channels and can't remember which is which and or the most common used of the above mentioned.

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generally use C4FM

digital carrier squelch - if you want to hear any and all NACs
 

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So if I know the correct NAC do I use digital squelch or normal squelch?

Thank you for the help and reply.

I was programing and had one of those, "oh, I forgot".

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think of it as a ctcss tone


Do you want to only hear traffic with that one known NAC? If so, program it and select normal squelch. If you want to hear anything with any NAC use digital carrier squelch.
 

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I see now. Makes sense in what you explained. I will try both ways.

Again appreciate the help.

Thanx.
 
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