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Minitor software changing Call Tones?

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vividvisions

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I noticed when programming my Minitor 3 that when I enter tones, it changes them. For example,
1820/1530 changes to 1818.9/1530.4
Could this cause the pager to be inaccurate/misread? Why does it do that? Just curious if anyone knows.
 

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It's defaulting to the nearest known QC-II tone. It will not affect the rx of the tones, it will still alert the pager.
 

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I noticed when programming my Minitor 3 that when I enter tones, it changes them. For example,
1820/1530 changes to 1818.9/1530.4
Could this cause the pager to be inaccurate/misread? Why does it do that? Just curious if anyone knows.
If you search back through this sub-forum, there are several recent threads on the same topic. Some of them contain more detailed info if you are interested.

Short version: the pager can handle about a 2% deviation of the tone frequency with no problem. It has to do with how the synthesizer crunches the numbers.

Not to worry.
 

vividvisions

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If you search back through this sub-forum, there are several recent threads on the same topic. Some of them contain more detailed info if you are interested.

Short version: the pager can handle about a 2% deviation of the tone frequency with no problem. It has to do with how the synthesizer crunches the numbers.

Not to worry.
Thanks! I definitely should have just searched first. Anyhow, good to know
 
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