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Re: 800MHz. Receive coverage

John Hansen <john@...>
 

Mine skips from 869 to 894.

John W2FS

At 05:33 PM 6/21/00 -0700, you wrote:
Hello,
I will be purchasing a 700a soon. Scanning 800Mhz. trunked frequencies is one of the things I would like to do.

The Kenwood specs. and brochures mention that cellular + frequencies are excluded. It's the PLUS part that worries me.

My last Kenwood stopped coverage at 865Mhz. which renders it useless for covering most public service trunked frequencies (866 - 868Mhz. area).

Can anyone tell me what the gaps are at 800? Has anyone been able to receive 1296Mhz. repeaters?


Thanks in advance for your help.
Mark Titterington, KB2EGB


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Re: Which microphone?

Keith Maton <keith@...>
 

Thanks to all. My mic is now on order.


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Re: Which microphone?

John Hansen <john@...>
 

At 02:30 PM 6/12/00 -0400, you wrote:
Get a cat 5 ethernet coupler or a fliped cable. I had the same trouble when
I used a coupler from Radio Shack.

Scott
Do most folks find that they need to add RF chokes to the extension cable (I notice that this is included in the overpriced extension cable kit from Kenwood)? I'm contemplating about a 5 foot extension.

Thanks,

John W2FS


Re: Which microphone?

Scott Weis <kb2ear@...>
 

Get a cat 5 ethernet coupler or a fliped cable. I had the same trouble when
I used a coupler from Radio Shack.

Scott

----- Original Message -----
From: <van_oler@palm.com>
To: <TMD700A@egroups.com>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 12:43 PM
Subject: Re: [TMD700A] Re: Which microphone?




Speaking of TM-D700A microphones, I went to extend mine using an RJ-45
category
5 network cable and a female to female RJ-45 coupler.
Although the connector pins ohm out as being one to one, the cable doesn't
work.
The cable is a pre-made network cable, 12 feet long, with RJ-45 connectors
at
each end. The cable, and coupler, using an ohmeter have pin 1 connected to
pin
1 on the other end. No pins interconnect.
It seems that this should work to extend the microphone, yet when it is
connected the receive audio is muted and the radio draws 8 amps current.
Any suggestions?
Van
KI7AL





"John Shinall" <k4yk@arrl.net> on 06/11/2000 04:00:16 AM

Please respond to TMD700A@egroups.com

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Subject: [TMD700A] Re: Which microphone?



--- In TMD700A@egroups.com, "Keith Maton" <keith@b...> wrote:
In the UK we don't get the DTMF microphone supplied with the D700E.

A friend in the USA is going to get me one, but I need to know what
model
mic is supplied with the TM-D700A

Thanks

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73,

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Re: Which microphone?

n0hzn@...
 

I made just such a cable and it worked fine. In fact I have 2 of them, one
approx. 6 ft and another approx. 12 ft. Check your coupler.


Re: Which microphone?

Thomas M. Schaefer <toms@...>
 

That is exactly how I extended my cables. I even made the cable myself, so
it should work.

Tom

----- Original Message -----
From: <van_oler@palm.com>
To: <TMD700A@egroups.com>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: [TMD700A] Re: Which microphone?




Speaking of TM-D700A microphones, I went to extend mine using an RJ-45
category
5 network cable and a female to female RJ-45 coupler.
Although the connector pins ohm out as being one to one, the cable doesn't
work.
The cable is a pre-made network cable, 12 feet long, with RJ-45 connectors
at
each end. The cable, and coupler, using an ohmeter have pin 1 connected to
pin
1 on the other end. No pins interconnect.
It seems that this should work to extend the microphone, yet when it is
connected the receive audio is muted and the radio draws 8 amps current.
Any suggestions?
Van
KI7AL





"John Shinall" <k4yk@arrl.net> on 06/11/2000 04:00:16 AM

Please respond to TMD700A@egroups.com

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cc: (Van Oler/MTN/US/3Com)
Subject: [TMD700A] Re: Which microphone?



--- In TMD700A@egroups.com, "Keith Maton" <keith@b...> wrote:
In the UK we don't get the DTMF microphone supplied with the D700E.

A friend in the USA is going to get me one, but I need to know what
model
mic is supplied with the TM-D700A

Thanks

73 de Keith
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73,

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Re: Which microphone?

van_oler@...
 

Speaking of TM-D700A microphones, I went to extend mine using an RJ-45 category
5 network cable and a female to female RJ-45 coupler.
Although the connector pins ohm out as being one to one, the cable doesn't work.
The cable is a pre-made network cable, 12 feet long, with RJ-45 connectors at
each end. The cable, and coupler, using an ohmeter have pin 1 connected to pin
1 on the other end. No pins interconnect.
It seems that this should work to extend the microphone, yet when it is
connected the receive audio is muted and the radio draws 8 amps current.
Any suggestions?
Van
KI7AL





"John Shinall" <k4yk@arrl.net> on 06/11/2000 04:00:16 AM

Please respond to TMD700A@egroups.com

Sent by: "John Shinall" <k4yk@arrl.net>


To: TMD700A@egroups.com
cc: (Van Oler/MTN/US/3Com)
Subject: [TMD700A] Re: Which microphone?



--- In TMD700A@egroups.com, "Keith Maton" <keith@b...> wrote:
In the UK we don't get the DTMF microphone supplied with the D700E.

A friend in the USA is going to get me one, but I need to know what
model
mic is supplied with the TM-D700A

Thanks

73 de Keith
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ICQ: 1776683
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The mike you want is the MC-53DM Multi-function Microphone with DTMF.

73,

John, K4YK



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Re: Which microphone?

John Shinall <k4yk@...>
 

--- In TMD700A@egroups.com, "Keith Maton" <keith@b...> wrote:
In the UK we don't get the DTMF microphone supplied with the D700E.

A friend in the USA is going to get me one, but I need to know what
model
mic is supplied with the TM-D700A

Thanks

73 de Keith
--
Keith Maton, G6NHU
feek@b...
ICQ: 1776683
Get paid to surf the net - I do! See:
http://www.alladvantage.com/go.asp?refid=JHA-413
- Careful with that Axe

The mike you want is the MC-53DM Multi-function Microphone with DTMF.

73,

John, K4YK


Which microphone?

Keith Maton <keith@...>
 

In the UK we don't get the DTMF microphone supplied with the D700E.

A friend in the USA is going to get me one, but I need to know what model
mic is supplied with the TM-D700A

Thanks

73 de Keith
--
Keith Maton, G6NHU
feek@bigfoot.com
ICQ: 1776683
Get paid to surf the net - I do! See:
http://www.alladvantage.com/go.asp?refid=JHA-413
- Careful with that Axe


Re: CTCSS Encode and Decode

Samuel Barker <srbarker@...>
 

“Tone” is encode, and CTCSS is both ways, encode and decode.

 

Samuel, W7YYY

 

-----Original Message-----

From: John Hansen [mailto:john@...]
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 3:20 PM
To: TMD700A@...
Subject: [TMD700A] CTCSS Encode and Decode

 

I'm confused about Tone encode and Decode on the D700.  They do mention
"Tone" and "CTCSS".  I thought these were the same.  The encode function
seems to work fine.  Does anyone know how to turn on Decode?

Thanks,

John W2FS



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CTCSS Encode and Decode

John Hansen <john@...>
 

I'm confused about Tone encode and Decode on the D700. They do mention "Tone" and "CTCSS". I thought these were the same. The encode function seems to work fine. Does anyone know how to turn on Decode?

Thanks,

John W2FS


Re: picture expansion tm-d700

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-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: Robert Voerman [mailto:r.voerman@chello.nl]
Verzonden: woensdag 7 juni 2000 0:09
Aan: TMD700A@egroups. com; Simon French; Pdomhs@Chello. Nl; JERRY
ROCHELLE; Hans Roovers; DL2RUM
Onderwerp: [TMD700A] picture expansion tm-d700



on your own risk
any questions pse mail me


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picture expansion tm-d700

Robert Voerman <r.voerman@...>
 

on your own risk
any questions pse mail me


Cu Robert 73've

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Greetings from New D700 owner

Christopher A Gilbert <cagilber@...>
 

I thought I would just take a moment to say hello to the group as I have
just gotten on the list.

I got my d-700 about a month ago and have loved it. I'm still finding out
new things about it! I can't wait to hear some of the topics on the list
about the d-700.
73
Chris

Christopher A Gilbert
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kb9lth@qsl.net


Re: Mobile Installation and lets see more

9k2gv@...
 

dear Todd
thanink for pictures :) cool one but we dont see the all mount can
we see it :( by the way how much cost for the mount?
thanks
lets see more


Re: Mobile Installation

Todd Ellis <ellistr@...>
 

And I forgot to mention, the ride is a 1997 Cadillac Deville, 300 hp - don't
check my speed in APRS too often.

Todd, N2XL

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Sent: Monday, June 05, 2000 4:26 PM
Subject: [TMD700A] Mobile Installation


hi all
dos any one Install tmd700a ? so lets see some pictures


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Re: Mobile Installation

Todd Ellis <ellistr@...>
 

Here is the N2XL mobile installation. The middle radio is a commercial 220
MHz ACSB radio, and the mount is from Gamber Johnson - the Short Stacker.
My Garmin GPS12 sits below on the carpeting.

Todd Ellis, N2XL

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hi all
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Mobile Installation

9k2gv@...
 

hi all
dos any one Install tmd700a ? so lets see some pictures


TMD700A/IBM z-50 APRS CE/MAGELLAN 410 MAP

Gun Steele WØGUN <w0gun@...>
 

Anyone using this combo? The MAP 410 works fine with the D700 on xmit,
but we have never seen the freq. display change to the APRS info screen.
When any APRS data (few and far between in SW KS) is rcvd; the ?? appear
after the callsign even from SUNSAT. Do we have something wrong with this
Kenwood? The IBM works ok with PakRattCE and Teletype GPS etc. Any info
would be appreciated.

Gun Steele W�GUN
SYNERTOOL

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To: <TMD700A@egroups.com>; <mods@mods.dk>
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2000 1:35 AM
Subject: [TMD700A] Cross band repeat


I have now been given the mod for enabling cross band rebroadcast.

This comes from a copy of a fax that has Kenwood across the top of it.
Here
is a transcript.


+----
5. Modification procedures for models to other Type (Transmitter band
expansion, ext)
Set a desired destination by adding or deleting three chip jumpers (R659,
R661, R662) and a lead jumper (W602) on the foil side of the TX-RX unit
(X57-586X-XX). (Refer to the attached tables 2 to 19 for details.) [Didn't
get a copy of those].

Remove R659 and W062 to extend the transmitting band.
Remove R675 to modify the channel display mode. [Shows channel instead of
frequency?]
Remove R674 to modify the repeater.
(Repeater in TM-D700A to U.S.A./Canada has already been modified before
factory)
+----

I have looked at the board and cannot find R674, however there are tow
chip
resistors (0 ohm?) labelled REPTER and CH. Ay a guess these are R674 and
R675 respectively. I may try to remove REPTER later and watch the results.

Usual caveats in place, if it breaks because of these mods, you are on
your
own.

Simon French
g6ztz


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