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Motorola repeater project

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nyscan00

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Im thinking on starting a winter repeater project for GMRS. I have many of the parts to build my own repeater but was unsure with the linking of motorola radios.
I plan on using a repeater interface type cable to connect the transmitt and receive radio but was wondering if they both have to be GM300 models or can one be a Maxtrac model? I assume as long as they both have the accy pin connector on the back it should work?

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Be aware that the Radius/Maxtrac models will fold back output power regardless of PA temp after a certain amount of transmit time. There are mods on the web that show you how to disconnect the timer and install a manual power adjustment. The problem is that you will then lose the ability to tune through software.

I don't believe the GM300 has this issue.
 
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