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Public-images-osm logo.svg communication:amateur_radio:repeater:toneburst
Describing activation tone of an amateur radio repeater. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: communications
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon 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