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HT1550XLS +/- offset setting for 2m Ham ?

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SD70MAC

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In the CPS you can set the +/- offset for repeaters to get the tx. What do you set this at ? I going to try to get my Ham license and would like to use radios I have after I get them.
 

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There is no standard offset in the radio itself or in CPS. In CPS just type in the RX and TX frequency for the personality with correct PL's and you're good to go.

With all those pro series radios in your sig I figured you know this.
 

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The standard for 2 meter repeater offsets is .600khz. Usually it's - (minus) for frequencies below 147.000Mhz and + (plus) for frequencies above 147.000Mhz. !47.000Mhz can be either + or - depending on the repeater. In some areas of the country I have seen a 1Mhz split instead of the standard .600khz so your mileage may vary. Buy a repeater directory and it'll show all the coordinated repeaters in your area.

The CPS for your radio will require you to enter the RX and TX frequencies individually whereas a genuine amateur radio will have the offsets preset when you enter a frequency. For example, if you enter 147.135Mhz the display will show that frequency and possibly a + sign. When you transmit you'll notice the frequency changes to 147.735Mhz.
 

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Its .6 ,that gives you the .600khz 2m(VHF) and 5.0 mhz for 70cm(UHF). I should have know this.
 
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