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Jun 25, 2013
Hello to all I am trying to build a GMRS Repeater out of 2 Kenwood Tk-8180 mobiles . i have software,duplexer,antenna power ,supply i am not sure how to interface the 2 radios does anyone have a pin out or diagram how to make this work.

Thanks in Advance


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Jul 27, 2005
You really need a repeater controller to do this correctly.

In a perfect world, you'd want to ID your system, but it's not required under GMRS rules. GMRS repeaters are not coordinated, so making sure you're system is making itself known can prevent issues if you are in a highly congested area.

You also want to be able to remotely disable the repeater in case it gets locked up and ties up the channel for hours on end. It's also handy when someone helps themselves to your system and starts causing issues.

You can do a radio to radio interface, but a repeater controller would be a better solution.
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