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Trbo repeater hang time?

arlo

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I have noticed a local trbo repeater that has a very long delayed drop out. Is this normal for Trbo? If so, what is the reason?
 

n1das

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The repeater hang times are programmable. The default hang times are as follows:

Group Call hang time = 3 s
Private Call hang time = 4 s
Emergency Call hang time = 4 s
System Idle Time (SIT) = 6 s

The SIT must be equal to or longer than the longest of the other hang times. The SIT is the total hang time that the repeater stays on the air after all traffic ends.

These are the default hang times on my Hytera RD982 DMR repeaters I currently own and the default hang times on a Motorola SLR5700 MOTOTRBO repeater I used to own.

DMR repeaters that are linked and/or part of a trunked system may have different hang times. The numbers I posted above are the defaults assuming a single site and not linked.
 
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