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Chrome69

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Ok so we know the car Vehicular Repeater frequencies what freq does the portables work off of any ideas? BTW i have found the Vehicular Repeater works very well in letting me know when they are around or close to me... :)
 

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They operate off the VR frequencies. VR1, 2, and 3 unless on another specified channel. That's what the portables are for, so they can communicate back to the vehicle repeater.

http://www.radioreference.com/modules.php?name=RR&aid=577


Chrome69 said:
Ok so we know the car Vehicular Repeater frequencies what freq does the portables work off of any ideas? BTW i have found the Vehicular Repeater works very well in letting me know when they are around or close to me... :)
 

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Last time I checked, they are 5 Mhz above the repeater eg. if the VR is 410.8625 then the portable would transmit 415.8625.
 

mikewazowski

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They are not 5Mhz above the output frequencies and they never have been.

I believe the outputs and their corresponding inputs are listed in the database.
 

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Sorry about that. I stand corrected. Actually the portables were 5 MHz higher on the old NOR system.... I remember this when I used to live in London just down the road from the London detachment.
 

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The reason there isn't the regular 5MHz split is because it would be MUCH too easy for someone with too much time on their hands (ie, someone with a ham rig) to have some "fun". It's not a perfectt solution, but it's a heck of a lot better than what they used with the old Mitrek repeaters. The new Futurecoms use a non standard split, and a different TX and RX PL tone (with the exception of the legacy VRS/Portable channels). "Someone" posted an .XLS spreadsheet awhile back that had all the input/output frequencies and PL tones, but that was taken down pretty quick. However, evereything posted on RadioReference is 100% correct.
 
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