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by ka8ypy
Sat Jul 28, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Anyone who says this flashcode is legit is a liar
Replies: 42
Views: 26708

Re: Regarding Astro Saber Flash F99D08-5FDE00-7... IT DOES E

I am looking at the radio I own, and it also shows this Flash Code captioned above, and in fact, these features are working in my radio. Some work in Analog Only mode, and other features work in Digital Only. I don't know why you state someone is a liar, when apparently you don't have knowledge tha...
by ka8ypy
Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Berryville, VA - Aug 5
Replies: 3
Views: 3625

I'll be there for the BBQ....

Pretty decent tailgating as well.
by ka8ypy
Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Newbie help
Replies: 128
Views: 74149

escomm wrote:I object on National Security grounds
You can object on National security grounds all you want, but I want to see you get over the fence to get on the grounds..... :baby:
by ka8ypy
Tue Jul 10, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Newbie help
Replies: 128
Views: 74149

BTW, flashcode on the radio's sticker says 080004-000000-8 How do I read the flash from the radio itself? I know it involves pressing buttons. According to the flash on the label, you have a non IMBE radio with Q498 Hardware Multikey Encryption w/OTAR H37 SMARTNET Syatems Operation What is the flas...
by ka8ypy
Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Newbie help
Replies: 128
Views: 74149

SO....did you get your radio yet???

(to gently push this back on topic)
by ka8ypy
Wed May 30, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: ASTRO25 Firmware in XTS 3000 - S-meter works! - Pics
Replies: 6
Views: 6143

K8TEK wrote:Finally utilizing all 3 lines on the display.
There are actually 5 lines on the display...and all of them get used at one point or another in r0f's photos....

I will have to go home and check the 3k's at home and see what they do.

Nice job Shaun, nice job.
by ka8ypy
Sat May 26, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Icom P25 sale
Replies: 8
Views: 6644

So I can trade in an MT1000 for an IC-F70DS and a maxtrac for a 1821D, both at approximately half price. woohoo... Anybody want to go in on a group purchase...I have about 10 SP110's that can be used as trade-in fodder. Let me know, we have about a month to get this done. $850 for full keypad P25 VH...
by ka8ypy
Fri May 25, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: "Hybrid" repeater which features both FM and D-Sta
Replies: 30
Views: 19763

Of course you could just buy one of these and be done with it...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... &rd=1&rd=1

Yes folks, DC will be ASTROSexy on VHF in short order.
by ka8ypy
Thu May 24, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: P25 decode problem on AS2?
Replies: 30
Views: 20093

I have been considering selling my spectrum analyzer for a service monitor... but it would kill me to give up a 22ghz hp spectrum analyzer :ve4uo: Ouch. What a choice. However, you could even do the simple alignment with a spec-an if it has the ability to demodulate the signal or tell you the devia...
by ka8ypy
Wed May 23, 2007 10:29 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Manassas, Va hamfest
Replies: 15
Views: 10839

I will probably make this one too.
by ka8ypy
Mon May 21, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: [b]SHELBY!!![/b]
Replies: 61
Views: 35822

If you guys want the banner, let me know.

Too early to know if I will be able to come down, once I know, I will provide info.
by ka8ypy
Sun May 20, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Sussex Tech Hamfest
Replies: 13
Views: 9945

As a side note, I was really impressed with Justin KB3JUV. Very cordial and professional - he puts more than a few old timer's to shame. I was licensed when I was 14, the youngest you can get a license in Region 1, and I know how difficult it can be for people to take you seriously. That's why I us...
by ka8ypy
Sun May 13, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Who's going to Memorial Day Hamfest, near Baltimore?
Replies: 3
Views: 3259

I'll be there...Howard County Fairgrounds...I-70 and MD route 32.
by ka8ypy
Tue May 01, 2007 9:04 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: First Non-ICOM Experimental D-Stars transceiver
Replies: 17
Views: 11514

Re: First Non-ICOM Experimental D-Stars transceiver

perhaps a P25 radio from a ham manufacturer? That won't happen. You know they already do, They just don't call them ham radios, but the big three (besides /\/\) want to make money. If they put them in the ham line they'd not be able to charge more than $200 :baby: Why??? ICOM is charging $500+ for ...
by ka8ypy
Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:37 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: "Hybrid" repeater which features both FM and D-Sta
Replies: 30
Views: 19763

It's not that simple... I know very little about D-STAR, and how it's modulated and what the waveforms look like, how it deviates, how the receivers are tuned... It's quite possible it won't work. Deviation is the same for both IMBE and AMBE, so if it is set for one, it should in theory work for th...
by ka8ypy
Mon Apr 30, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: "Hybrid" repeater which features both FM and D-Sta
Replies: 30
Views: 19763

grinthock wrote:No reason why it wouldn't once you adjusted the deviation properly.

The question is... Will the settings optimized for IMBE / P25 also work to pass the D-STAR as well...
It should, D-Star is AMBE.
by ka8ypy
Mon Apr 30, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: "Hybrid" repeater which features both FM and D-Sta
Replies: 30
Views: 19763

Pass through repeater, when he is done with it, you should also be able to use it for P25 as well. I guess that's my excure for a UHF XTS5000 to match the VHF one the way :baby: Thanks for the info, do you know of any others that have worked that way? Two maxtracs back to back, check out this threa...
by ka8ypy
Mon Apr 30, 2007 8:44 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: "Hybrid" repeater which features both FM and D-Sta
Replies: 30
Views: 19763

Pass through repeater?? Not sure what he is doing with the Kenwood machine to make it D-STAR Hybrid???
by ka8ypy
Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Newbie help
Replies: 128
Views: 74149

Done some enquiries, and someone I know has a couple of these for sale: H04RDF9PW7AN. DSP.105.00.18,FIRMWARE 03.20.01.00 SYSTEM PACKAGE H35,FLASH CODE 000001-000000-9,1MEG WITH XL ASTRO ENCRYPTION. http://img2.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/th.10b8aedb02.jpg (clicky ^^) I asked if it did IMBE and he ...
by ka8ypy
Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Durham Region Hamfest
Replies: 5
Views: 4823

Send them to Bryan or Seth
by ka8ypy
Sat Mar 31, 2007 4:35 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest - TIMONIUM, MD
Replies: 33
Views: 21060

Getting ready to leave now...See everyone in a couple of hours...Seth and I will be set up in the tailgate area.
by ka8ypy
Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest - TIMONIUM, MD
Replies: 33
Views: 21060

I will be tailgating in the indoor area, cowpalace...booth 3 and 4... come say hello and have a beer on me! i will tune in on the port rpt.. also i will be on BW1 and 2... mostly the uhf side.. I am thinking of making a HAMSEXY Welcome Center sign..... Any thoughts?? Do the sign, just make sure you...
by ka8ypy
Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest - TIMONIUM, MD
Replies: 33
Views: 21060

For those going to the Timonium Hamfest Around 6:00am on Saturday the group I'm going down with will be setting up a portable repeater on 449.1375 PL 114.8 if you are interested in being part of the "In Crowd" .... As far as meeting up anyone still interested?? Yes, I'm in for beers/wings after, or...
by ka8ypy
Wed Mar 28, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: PRYME Survelliance Kit (SPM-2000) For JEDI radios.
Replies: 26
Views: 25295

akardam wrote:With apologies to 007...

http://www.akardam.net/moto/temp/disp-raymotosexy.mp3

(I was frackin' bored... waddaya gonna do...)

Now THAT is HAMSEXY!!!!!
by ka8ypy
Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest - TIMONIUM, MD
Replies: 33
Views: 21060

This weekend, who's coming other than Richard who started another thread... :baby:
by ka8ypy
Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Timonium, MD hamfest THIS WEEKEND!
Replies: 1
Views: 2393

Uhh, dude...you could have posted here viewtopic.php?t=6793 :baby:
by ka8ypy
Sun Mar 04, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest - TIMONIUM, MD
Replies: 33
Views: 21060

kitn1mcc wrote:whats a better day to go and tail gate
Depends on the weather, but Saturday is better generally...The Tailgate tickets I believe are for both days.
by ka8ypy
Sat Mar 03, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Hamcation Sexiness!!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 11810

Nice 1st post post, welcome to the forums, now for the lesson. That's MR. Richard Head to you cockbreath, you can be on a first name basis after you get past 25 posts....I know who he is, I have studied/used and controlled the technology in a previous life in the military. So have several other folk...
by ka8ypy
Wed Feb 28, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Hamcation Sexiness!!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 11810

:cheeseandwhine: :cheeseandwhine: :cheeseandwhine: :cheeseandwhine: :cheeseandwhine:
by ka8ypy
Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:09 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Frostfest - Richmond, VA Feb 18
Replies: 10
Views: 7137

n3jfw wrote:hey dan

standard order for:

2 40m hamsticks(for the voice portion) if they are $15 a pop or less
one of those mounts that you can attach two whips together (to make a dipole) if around 15 bucks
So noted...minus the mounts from richard...
by ka8ypy
Sat Feb 10, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Frostfest - Richmond, VA Feb 18
Replies: 10
Views: 7137

see ya on next Sunday...anyone else going??
by ka8ypy
Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Frostfest - Richmond, VA Feb 18
Replies: 10
Views: 7137

Booth location?
by ka8ypy
Sun Jan 28, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest - TIMONIUM, MD
Replies: 33
Views: 21060

Color me there...Only 45 minutes from the house.
by ka8ypy
Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Frostfest - Richmond, VA Feb 18
Replies: 10
Views: 7137

Frostfest - Richmond, VA Feb 18

http://www.frostfest.com

Anybody going??

I will be heading down with a few friends, probably early Am to get there a little after 0900.
by ka8ypy
Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: What choices for new 220 radios?
Replies: 4
Views: 7355

Another vote for the Alinco...They are the only manufacturer currently producing and selling a mobile rig.