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Orion & Splinter Freqs

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Prospect62

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Does anybody know if there is any way to get an Orion to take splinter frequencies that are 2.5 khz spaced (such as 158.7675)? My current Orion isn't narrow capable but before I go and buy a switchable version, I need to confirm this.

In my R03 of ProGrammer, it won't let me enter TX or RX splinter frequencies.

If the answer is no, what GE/Ericsson gear are we left with that will do these splinter freqs? There isn't much...at least not much that isn't priced stupidly.
 

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I imagine that you could make an SC4 file to increase the frequency by a certain amount during write, but you'd have to put EVERY frequency in with that certain amount, because during write, every frequency will be changed. The kicker would be to find the correct frequency table and to find an offset that would work with every frequency that you wish to program.
 

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has to be 5khz, or 6.25Khz shifts, so no 2.5khz shifts..

I programmed the closest 'standard' split channel in, and RX works fine.. TX kinda works, as I'm tx wideband. (even though my radio is NB capable)
 

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has to be 5khz, or 6.25Khz shifts, so no 2.5khz shifts..

I programmed the closest 'standard' split channel in, and RX works fine.. TX kinda works, as I'm tx wideband. (even though my radio is NB capable)
I actually did that with an MDX once before. Better than nothing I guess. I was just curious if an Orion would do them the right way.

Thanks for the replies guys.
 

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Just in case anybody is wondering, I got my Orion to take 158.7675 and a couple other splinter frequencies with no special hacks or mods. I believe I have an extended option Orion, but it took them. So don't completely write off the Orion for splinter channels.
 
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