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Describing activation tone of an amateur radio repeater. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Amateur_radio
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

Use communication:amateur_radio:repeater:toneburst=* to assign activation tone of an amateur radio repeater.


The value is given in (Hz), a typical value is 1750.

Technical Information

The tone burst is sent for a few seconds at the start of a conversation using an amateur radio repeater to activate this repeater. During the conversation repeater usually is controlled by carrier of mobile station only. After conversation and some time-out repeater transmitter cannot be activated by mobile station carrier anymore, but requires the tone burst signal to be activated.

See also