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AOR DV1

Postby MCR_Engineer » 13 Jan 2016, 16:05

Soo with this new receiver anyone tempted to purchase it ?

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby zippy » 13 Jan 2016, 16:36

Not a chance, doesn't do anymore than a ten quid sdr dongle and some free software.

when it gets a bit closer to £350 then I may think about one, at a grand it is way overpriced.
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Re: AOR DV1

Postby bigbloke » 19 Jan 2016, 21:58

had one pass through my hands / the works lab ...

B*****y useless for digital!

It was like going back to an analogue scanner with no CTCSS / DCS

Who the hell thought it would be a good idea to launch a digital scanner that you cannot programme a
memory channel with specific digital info like colour code / talkgroup / slot ? as well as the current "hear all" mode?

And don't get me started on fixed memory bank capacities! - I whinged at AOR back in the 90s when they were developing
the AR82xx series about that! at least uniden listened ! :-(

I have UHF frequencies here that have between 4 and 7 CAP+ DMR systems on them. I miss many conversations due to
capture effect where the CACH burts of other systems overpower the target group.

and -116dBm for 12 SINAD ?? in a ****** 1200 QUID radio !!!??? as they used to say in private eye "Shome mishtake shurellly ?"

Im currently trying to shoehorn a Raspberry PI 2b inside a BCT-15 with an embedded build of DSD 1.7. Combined with either BCtool of Bob Aune's excellent Proscan it will FAR exceed the digital capability of the DV-1

I saved for 2 years - SO glad I didnt buy one!

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P.S. I still own an AR8000-DX, an AOR3000Plus and an AOR5000+3 / SDU5500 - All excellent radios for their time - the DV-1 is
a crock ! barely out of beta

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby Admiral » 24 Jan 2016, 09:43

I got excited when I first heard the rumours last year, and then I watched every video I could on the thing and was still very interested, then I saw the UK release price of £1200 and a large quantity of urine ended up on my bonfire.

So for now I'm sticking with DSD+ via an SDR and an old 2042, all the interesting stuff for listening goes into my cheap 380, and as they are RX only it doesn't affect my DM-MARC TX stuff. I have another 380 on order so I can have one purely for legit DM-MARC stuff, and the other for messing about with, and I will still have about a £1000 change from the price of a DV-1.

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby bigbloke » 24 Jan 2016, 11:21

as an interim (phase1)

I've currently dedicated a BCT-15 with discriminator tap fed into a 5 quid USB soundcard.

DSD is launched from a .bat file with -i and -o so that the demodulated audio comes back out of the same Usb soundcard. The demodulated digital mode audio is then fed back in to the main motherboard soundcard. Which is sniffed by proscan (proscan.org) as though it came straight out of the bct-15 speaker.

This lets me:
* Scan properly up to 2500 digital memories where I choose how many memories are in a bank.

* Record all qsos on a PER DAY / USER FOLDER basis completely unattended.

* Stream the dmr/nexedge audio to a smartphone (with the scanner alpha tags) via my own icecast server

* remote control and monitor the scanner via VPN.

In short - a 200 quid simple solution that does way more digital than the DV-1!

Before someone suggests it - I tried both vbcable and virtual audio cable rather than the second soundcard approach. Sadly under xp the vb audio point is VERY flaky in terms of working audio formats , and VAC works for ten-twenty minutes then starts to stutter worse than Paul Hardcastle's N-n-n-n-Nineteen!.

I'm about to update the radio server OS so when I do I will try VBcable again as the driver for windows 7-10 is way more flexible.

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby yagiman » 23 Jun 2016, 22:42

Iv'e had it since last Monday and it's buzzing!.

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby Admiral » 24 Jun 2016, 09:50

yagiman wrote:Iv'e had it since last Monday and it's buzzing!.


You need to send it back under warranty then.

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby radiosification » 24 Jun 2016, 20:14

Admiral wrote:
yagiman wrote:Iv'e had it since last Monday and it's buzzing!.


You need to send it back under warranty then.

:lol: :lol:

Anyway, now that Uniden have the DMR upgrade for their newest scanners you may as well just buy that. DMR is where most of the interesting stuff is.
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Re: AOR DV1

Postby stratocaster » 05 Jan 2017, 12:48

I'll hang fire a wee bit until this set has got a TETRA TMO upgrade, it has DMO but I read that TMO is pending.
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Re: AOR DV1

Postby Metradio » 05 Jan 2017, 13:14

stratocaster wrote:........it has DMO but I read that TMO is pending.


If you don't mind sharing where did you read that??

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby troffasky » 05 Jan 2017, 22:11

stratocaster wrote:I'll hang fire a wee bit until this set has got a TETRA TMO upgrade, it has DMO but I read that TMO is pending.


Is there really anything TMO to listen to? Even if there were, TETRA is probably coming to the end of its life now.

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby Metradio » 06 Jan 2017, 08:05

To test the TETRA DMO mode on my AR-DV1 I had to borrow some TETRA kit...

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby troffasky » 06 Jan 2017, 08:36

troffasky wrote:Is there really anything TMO to listen to?


Of course if there was something really interesting to listen to, you wouldn't be telling everybody...so, as you were.

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Re: AOR DV1

Postby stratocaster » 12 Jan 2017, 08:29

Metradio wrote:
stratocaster wrote:........it has DMO but I read that TMO is pending.


If you don't mind sharing where did you read that??

Mike


Pretty certain it was mentioned in the Radio Reference website. Am still searching for the exact phrasing before I post up more. However, I am leaning more toward the AOR AR DV1 as opposed to the others unless they too receive TETRA upgrades etc.
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Re: AOR DV1

Postby Metradio » 12 Jan 2017, 10:21

Thanks for posting.. Sadly I think TETRA TMO is wishfull thinking..
On the other hand the AR-DV1 is aimed at the commercial market who make up the bulk of the sales, so any AOR developement will be led by commercial customer requirements.

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