Re: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking Problem

2006-04-10 Thread Jim B.
Jay Urish wrote: Change your PL for a few days.. See what happens. Scott wrote: Here's the problem... Every so often (several times in 10 minutes) we are getting a key up of our repeater. Here is what we know... There is no signal coming in on the input frequency. No even a small

RE: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking Problem

2006-04-09 Thread Mike Besemer \(WM4B\)
Is it at exactly the same interval? If so, check the programming on your CAT to make sure you're not calling an empty memory location (voice ID, DVR, etc.), because if you call an empty location, the controller will still try to access it. I had a problem a while back and everything with the

Re: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking Problem

2006-04-09 Thread Com/Rad Inc - Ed Folta
Hi My 2 cents worth Are you using a PL code which is harmonically related to the AC line freq? i.e. 123.0 or 179.9 ? An earlier respondent suggested changing the PL and I concur with this as a good test. Ed Folta Com/Rad Inc - Original Message - From: Scott [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

RE: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking Problem

2006-04-09 Thread Eric Lemmon
Scott, Although you did not mention it, did this symptom just start recently? If so, check to see if any event (lightning, a new station startup, etc.) occurred around that time. If your station is co-located with one or more other stations, there may be leakage from one of them as a result of

Re: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking Problem

2006-04-09 Thread Jim Brown
I have operated several RCA TAC-200 mobiles converted to repeaters and experienced the intermittent kerchunking problem with each of them. It seems the squelch circuit generates short spikes on the CAS output, even with the squelch set rather tight. My solution on each of them was to build a

Re: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking Problem

2006-04-08 Thread steve
Hi could it be something to do with the controller, ie spike on the supply, or maybe RF getting into it. Steve - Original Message - From: Scott [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Repeater-Builder@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, April 08, 2006 11:50 PM Subject: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking

Re: [Repeater-Builder] Weird Kerchuking Problem

2006-04-08 Thread Jay Urish
Change your PL for a few days.. See what happens. Scott wrote: Here's the problem... Every so often (several times in 10 minutes) we are getting a key up of our repeater. Here is what we know... There is no signal coming in on the input frequency. No even a small spike. It is almost