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Moved!

Moved!

This is tough.

The hardware repeater that was in C4FM and Analog (Yaesu Fusion) running on ON0MON is now running at Rouveroy (JO20AI) as ON0MNS in VHF therefore there is no more C4FM repeater as ON0MON.

There is at the moment just the APRS Digipeater in JO10xm however in the next few days I will install a new repeater and everybody will be happy

 

Voice Beacon

Voice Beacon

I received a request of explanation about the voice beacon running every 10 minutes on the C4FM repeater.

The system says: “This is ON0MON Wires-X connected to 17165, one node.

I think it is better than the classic CW callsign because it is giving the real status of the repeater and is also giving a hint to those which are casual tuners.

I wish Yaesu implements a customizable voice message so it could also announce, for example, the subtone in use or the locator.

Tone Changed to 74.4Hz

Tone Changed to 74.4Hz

CTCSS Tone for the repeater changed from 100Hz to 74.4Hz to be in accordance to the UBA guidelines.

Thanks to Filip ON4PC for the corrective indication provided.

Yaesu DR-1X, HRI-200 and Wires-X Workaround

Yaesu DR-1X, HRI-200 and Wires-X Workaround

When I bought the repeater the first thing I was looking around was the “how-to” setup and connect the combination of DR-1X + HRI-200 to the Wires-X Network; What I discovered is that Yaesu is NOT ready (yet) for such combination. After an initial big disappointment, I start to search for similar experiences and noticed that most of the repeater’s sysops managed to configure it but none of them, as far as I know, shared the methodology they used to have the repeater configured to inter-operate with the Wires-X infrastructure.

In strict cooperation with Max ON4GXY (aka IW0GXY) and the final support of Raffaello (IZ0QWM) we managed to have a kind of working structure which means the repeater is able to send and receive from the internet and also interconnect to other rooms/repeaters.

Here are some screenshots of our configuration, some small changes happened in the meantime such as Voice Beacon instead of CW for the digital part, in fact the repeater is broadcasting its own  beacon in CW so, to do not confuse the two beacons and (remotely) be ensured that both parts, repeater and Wires-X, are working, we decided to distinguish the repeater beacon from the Wires-X beacon by switching to the embedded voice. Another small change is the removal of the tag on the feature that re-joins automatically the repeater to the own room after an amount of time; for this feature we noticed that the repeater is acting “weird” some times when re-joins the rooms by cutting the transmission in progress. Users are still able to join any room using the DTMF feature.

Please note that all the features which are available exclusively via digital connection are NOT supported by this configuration. We all are looking forward to receive from Yaesu an update to the DR-1x firmware.
(Versions available at the time of this post is 1.00Z, Wires-X Software Version 1.060).

DR-1x configuration is: RX AUTO / TX FIX FM (Other configurations are NOT working properly)

Transceiver
Transceiver
Settings - Wires ID Information
Settings – Wires ID Information
Location Settings
Location Settings
Round QSO Room Settings
Round QSO Room Settings
Room Open
Room Open
HRI-200 Setup
HRI-200 Setup
Call Settings
Call Settings
General Settings
General Settings
Sound Settings
Sound Settings
Audio Adjustment
Audio Adjustment