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Repeater ID tone


Premium Subscriber
Aug 28, 2009
Can not hear repeater ID tone on Wouxun KG 1000G+. I'm hitting repeater and see that the repeater is transmitting tone but can not hear the tone.


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Jul 27, 2005
LATA 722
Can not hear repeater ID tone on Wouxun KG 1000G+. I'm hitting repeater and see that the repeater is transmitting tone but can not hear the tone.

If you key up your radio on the repeater input frequency, then release the Push to Talk button, you should see the hang time of the repeater stay up for a second or two.
You may hear a beep, if it has a courtesy tone function, or you just may hear a dead carrier.

If you are not hearing any audio coming from the repeater, but your signal meter shows something, then you have the CTCSS or DCS tone set incorrectly.

If it's the Morse code ID from the repeater (transmitting its call sign), those are sometimes sent without a CTCSS/DCS tone, so you don't have to listen to it all the time.

Try setting your radio to use carrier squelch on the RX side, if that solves the issue, then check with the repeater owner and confirm you have the correct CTCSS/DCS tone set on the RX side.