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Squelch bursts


Mar 6, 2008
New York North Carolina and all points in between
We have FR5000 repeaters with hundreds of HT-1250 radios. On both PL and DPL we get squelch bursts at the end of transmissions. I know there are different PL reverse burst phases. Motorola has always been 180 deg, I think Kenwood and Icom use 120 deg, and on DPL the Icom repeaters don't seem to send a 134hz end tone. Are there any settings on the FR5000 to get rid of this annoying burst.


Oct 6, 2018
Land of entrapment
I know this is old but are the ht1250s, repeater set (box enabled) to turn off code/reverse burst turn off code? Just throwing that out there for those who may read and have same question.