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ASTRO Spectra Split PL Tones

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Is the ASTRO Spectra capable of using a different PL one for RX than it is for TX.

I have a local amateur radio repeater system with a remote receive site. I need to TX on with a PL of 162.2 to get into the remote receiver but I need to RX with a PL tone of 156.7 to hear the transmitter. I can hear the transmitter just fine with MONITOR ON. Turn it to MONITOR OFF and the busy light stays on but the speaker goes quiet.

I am also experiencing this when on the correct channel to transmit and listen directly to the repeater, not through a remote receive site. In other words i'm listening and talking on a repeater that listens for and transmits with a PL tone of 156.7.

What's even more confusing is that there is another repeater near by that I have programmed in the EXACT same way (with the exception of proper frequency and tones) and it works great!

I have set up my Kenwood D710, V71 and D72 to use CTCSS when listening on the main repeater channel and they work just fine I seem to only be having this issue with a ASTRO Spectra.

Is there something i'm missing or should try?

Thank you all in advance for your time and assistance.
 

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Yes. The Astro Spectra can do split PL/DPL. You can transmit a tone (PL) / digital code (DPL) that is different than the receive tone (PL) / digital code (DPL) and vice versa.
 

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Go to the personality and it should be on the same view as the RX and TX frequencies. Drop down boxes.
 
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