Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

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Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by Raverrst » 22 Mar 2018, 09:50

Hi all..
Got a spectrum communications piptone bleep board, six wires, comes with fitting inductions but doesn’t tell me how to wire in a separate on/off switch so I can operate the radio with bleep on or off, what one of the wires is best to connect my switch to?

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Re: Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by sickboy » 22 Mar 2018, 14:33

Usually the 12v, or the ground wire.
I did a modern President rig though with a board from Cubwolf and that had to be done with a 2 way switch on the PTT line. One switch position put the PTT through the board and the other switch position bypassed the board.
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Re: Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by Buick Mackane » 22 Mar 2018, 15:32

Raverrst wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 09:50
Hi all..
Got a spectrum communications piptone bleep board, six wires, comes with fitting inductions but doesn’t tell me how to wire in a separate on/off switch so I can operate the radio with bleep on or off, what one of the wires is best to connect my switch to?

Thanks..
Email spectrum comms and ask :)

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Re: Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by Raverrst » 24 Mar 2018, 09:58

Thanks guys, yeah had messaged Spectrum but hadn't had a reply, however have now & yes is done through PTT line 👍

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Re: Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by Raverrst » 24 Mar 2018, 21:49

Right chaps... bleep board fitted all working 100%, fitted a on/off switch on the back panel all working as it should as per fitting instructions from spectrum. Half n hours use on ssb and it's suddenly stopped {bnghd} checked all my work can't find fault!? The rig is still txing and rxing without problem, I can hear the relay on the bleep board working just no bleep being transmitted! Any thoughts anyone as to whats up..
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Re: Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by Buick Mackane » 24 Mar 2018, 22:10

Is there a delay when you unkey ?

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Re: Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by Raverrst » 24 Mar 2018, 22:40

Yes slight delay when dekeying, flick back panel switch to off and no delay

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Re: Spectrum communication piptone Roger bleep wiring?

Post by Raverrst » 06 Apr 2018, 22:42

All sorted, Board went back to spectrum, gate had gone down on the ic chip..

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