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New Zealand

Jan 17th, 21:59

bcarlstroem

Joined: May 28th 2015, 00:39
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For fun I thought I would bring my hand held with me on a cruise around New Zealand. Just for fun, I wanted to make a contact or two with anyone wishing to exchange greetings. I looked for repeaters, which are quite a few and can see the frequencies and their system for offset but nowhere could I find info on Tone used. I looked under CTCSS or PL and saw nothing. Has anyone had any experience with this? Any idea who might be able to guide me? I leave Saturday so I'm probably a "dollar short."
Thanks,
Bob
Jan 18th, 09:36

W1VT

Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
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http://www.nzart.org.nz/info/repeaters/north-island-vhf/
This map shows just one repeater with a CTSS tone. Tones aren't as necessary on islands hundreds of miles away from Continents as co-channel interference between machines may be nonexistent.

The repeater on the island of Guam has no CTCSS or PL tone.

Zack Lau W1VT
ARRL Senior Lab Engineer


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