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1 D-STAR Programming Ed Woodrick – WA4YIH Georgia D-STAR

2 What is Programming? Programming your radio the old way Crystals Two for each channel Receive Transmit ~$10-15 each Specifications Operating Frequency IF Frequency for RX Series or Parallel Load Capacitance Overtone multiplier

3 Frequency Agile Icom 2-AT Icom 2-AT No more crystals No more crystals Features Features Selectable 5 kHz channelSelectable 5 kHz channel Dup + - OffDup + - Off

4 CTCSS / PL / Subtone Install in radio Install in radio Set the tone Set the tone Open case to change tone Open case to change tone

5 Today’s FM Radio Channel Number Channel Number Bank Bank Frequency Frequency Duplex Duplex Offset Offset Step Size Step Size Repeater Tone (Sometimes used) Repeater Tone (Sometimes used) Tone Squelch Frequency (Sometimes used) Tone Squelch Frequency (Sometimes used) DTCS Code (Seldom used) DTCS Code (Seldom used) DTCS Direction (Seldom used) DTCS Direction (Seldom used)

6 D-STAR Programming Channel Number Channel Number Bank Bank Frequency Frequency Duplex Duplex Offset Offset Step Size Step Size DV Squelch (Seldom used) DV Squelch (Seldom used) DV Squelch Code (Seldom used) DV Squelch Code (Seldom used) YOUR YOUR RPT1 RPT1 RPT2 RPT2

7 Set Once My Call Sign My Call Sign /NOTE /NOTE Four characters that are sent with your call sign. No specific requirements.Four characters that are sent with your call sign. No specific requirements. Common usage is your name.Common usage is your name. TX Message TX Message 20 characters that can be sent when transmitting. Will show in other users display if enabled.20 characters that can be sent when transmitting. Will show in other users display if enabled. Common usage is your locationCommon usage is your location Multiple messages can be programmed and then selectedMultiple messages can be programmed and then selected

8 The Big 3 RPT1RPT2YOUR

9 RPT1 Repeater Call Sign Repeater Call Sign Module Identifier in 8 th Character Module Identifier in 8 th Character A – 1.2 GHzA – 1.2 GHz B – 440 MHzB – 440 MHz C – 146 MHzC – 146 MHz Examples Examples KJ4BDF B KJ4BDF B K4WAK B K4WAK B K1XC C K1XC C

10 RPT2 Repeater Call Sign Repeater Call Sign ‘G’ in 8 th Character ‘G’ in 8 th Character Examples Examples KJ4BDF G KJ4BDF G K4WAK G K4WAK G K1XC G K1XC G

11 YOUR / UR CQCQCQ CQCQCQ Examples Examples CQCQCQ CQCQCQ

12 Basic Programming DUP+ DUP MHz Offset MHz Offset URCQCQCQ URCQCQCQ RPT1K4WAK B RPT1K4WAK B RPT2K4WAK G RPT2K4WAK G

13 Advanced Programming Repeater Info Repeater Info YOUR 8 th character = IYOUR 8 th character = I Echo Test Echo Test YOUR 8 th character = EYOUR 8 th character = E Examples Examples KJ4BDF I KJ4BDF I K4WAK E K4WAK E K1XC I K1XC I RPT1 and RPT2 stay the same RPT1 and RPT2 stay the same

14 Building Memories

15 Linking System to Link to System to Link to Module in 7 th Character Module in 7 th Character ‘L’ in 8 th Character ‘L’ in 8 th Character Examples Examples KJ4BDFBL KJ4BDFBL K4WAK BL K4WAK BL REF001CL REF001CL REF002AL REF002AL RPT1 and RPT2 stay the same RPT1 and RPT2 stay the same Unlink with U in 8 th Character Unlink with U in 8 th Character

16 Building Memories

17 Call Sign Routing Find Paul Eakin wherever he is Find Paul Eakin wherever he is YOURYOUR Call Sign Call Sign KJ4G KJ4G To Call a Specific Repeater To Call a Specific Repeater YOURYOUR /Call Sign /Call Sign /KJ4BDFB /KJ4BDFB

18 Building Memories

19 Sample Operation To link repeater to a reflector To link repeater to a reflector Listen, Identify (Memory 1)Listen, Identify (Memory 1) Kerchunk Memory 5Kerchunk Memory 5 Robin replies “Remote System Connected” Robin replies “Remote System Connected” Switch to Memory 1Switch to Memory 1 TalkTalk Unlink Repeater, Kerchunk Memory 7Unlink Repeater, Kerchunk Memory 7

20 D-STAR Calculator

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22 D-STAR Calculator Shows Radio Programming Shows Radio Programming

23 D-STAR Calculator Shows What to Do Shows What to Do

24 No Computer? 1. Set Frequency 2. Verify / Set Offset 3. Switch to DV mode 4. Kerchunk 5. Use One-Touch 6. Modify RPT2

25 Demonstration Set Frequency, Duplex, and Mode Set Frequency, Duplex, and Mode Set VFO ModeSet VFO Mode Switch Band as appropriateSwitch Band as appropriate Enter frequency Enter frequency Press and hold DUP until +DUPPress and hold DUP until +DUP Press and hold Mode until DVPress and hold Mode until DV Get Repeater Information Get Repeater Information KerchunkKerchunk Press and hold RX->TXPress and hold RX->TX You can now talk, not through gateway You can now talk, not through gateway

26 More Check Call sign Memories Check Call sign Memories Press MenuPress Menu Rotate until Call SignRotate until Call Sign Enter (5)Enter (5) Check memoriesCheck memories All on one screen on IC-91 All on one screen on IC-91 Rotate then enter for IC-80 Rotate then enter for IC-80

27 More Modify RPT2 Modify RPT2 Select (5)Select (5) Scroll Right with Right Arrow (6)Scroll Right with Right Arrow (6) Rotate until ‘G’Rotate until ‘G’ EnterEnter MenuMenu Talk Talk

28 Loading a 80/880 ters.htm ters.htm ters.htm ters.htm Select Standard Memory Listing Select Standard Memory Listing Copy table, including headers Copy table, including headers Paste into Excel Paste into Excel Remove and sort rows as desired Remove and sort rows as desired Renumber channels Renumber channels Reduce to files of 100 rows Reduce to files of 100 rows Save as CSV Save as CSV

29 Loading a 80/880 Open CS 80/880 Open CS 80/880 Select Memory Channels Select Memory Channels Import file Import file Write to radio Write to radio

30 Loading Repeater Memories Same process Same process Includes 1.2 GHz modules Includes 1.2 GHz modules

31 Regional Repeater Lists Regional Repeater Lists Regional Maps Regional Maps Repeaters Near a Location Repeaters Near a Location Reflectors Reflectors Nets Nets

32 D-STAR Resources D-STAR Info Newsletter – published quarterly, available in print or download on Web D-STAR Info Newsletter – published quarterly, available in print or download on Web Last heard list Last heard list D-STAR info and D-STAR Calculator D-STAR info and D-STAR Calculator General D-STAR Yahoo Group groups.yahoo.com/dstar_digital General D-STAR Yahoo Group groups.yahoo.com/dstar_digital Southeast D-STAR Weather Net Yahoo Group groups.yahoo.com/se_wxnet Southeast D-STAR Weather Net Yahoo Group groups.yahoo.com/se_wxnet Icom Support - Icom Support - DV Dongle Info – DV Dongle Info –

33 Questions?


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