Oldie returning to 2 meters

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Oldie returning to 2 meters

Postby johnkyrle » 03 Jan 2017, 21:13

Okay,took my full licence in 1981 and got the ticket for 2 metres.Then later on obviously all bands.That was a LONG time ago.I do freeband once in a while having just got back into the (bad) habit.My question is,I have just purchased a nifty handheld which operates on 144-148 Mhz and 70 cm.I think you know which one I am on about.Question is this.A lot has changed since I had my old Trio TR2300 so how the hell do I program the new rig?Or can I operate by knowing the repeater frequencies?Needs the access tone which it does have so can I still go old school and find the repeater direct? :wtf:

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Re: Oldie returning to 2 meters

Postby Admiral » 03 Jan 2017, 22:36

The intrawebby thing makes it a lot easier these days

https://www.ukrepeater.net/2m.htm

The Trio won't be a lot of use as it has 25kc steps and no CTCSS, only a 1750 tone.

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Re: Oldie returning to 2 meters

Postby FakeJake » 04 Jan 2017, 09:28

Also make sure to reactivate your licence if it's lapsed
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