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va3tva
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Corss Band Repeat

Post by va3tva » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:05 am

Got me a brand new HT for doing the cross band repeat. Looks like I'm going to have to hire a 10 year old to come and program it for me.
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ve3wrf
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Re: Corss Band Repeat

Post by ve3wrf » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:51 pm

Tom, there is a software package with cable available to program the DJ500 from your computer. Costs about $50 USD plus shipping from RT Systems.
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VE3QVC
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Re: Corss Band Repeat

Post by VE3QVC » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:07 pm

Radioworld is a supplier for RT Systems products. You may want to do the dollar calculation to see if they are cheaper. Their software makes life so much easier.
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va3tva
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Re: Corss Band Repeat

Post by va3tva » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:27 pm

Yes. I was looking at that, and I WANT IT. But it will have to wait for my cash flow to increase a wee bit.
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VE3WI
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Re: Corss Band Repeat

Post by VE3WI » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:35 pm

Maybe take a look at the CHIRP programming app.

https://chirp.danplanet.com/

I haven't used it, but have read many good reports. The website has a long list of supported radios & IT'S FREE :-)

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Dave, VE3WI
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ve3wrf
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Re: Corss Band Repeat

Post by ve3wrf » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:14 pm

I ordered 1 of the DJ-500T’s from RadioWorld & have received it. You’re right, it requires my grandson to program it using the manual functions. I have ordered the programming software and patch cable from Durham Radio. It should be here next week sometime. I would have ordered from RadioWorld but they are more expensive & available ONLY on special order. Also, while everything is available from other sources on the internet and the prices are cheaper, the overall costs when you include taxes, shipping & handling and currency exchange rates, etc, make everything more expensive then the approximately $82.00 inclusive from Durham Radio.
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