[App_rpt] idtalkover parameter

Stephen Rodgers hwstar at rodgers.sdcoxmail.com
Tue Oct 30 01:14:02 EDT 2007


Here's your problem: idtime has a minimum time setting of 60 seconds. It
cannot be set sooner than this.

The idtalkover parameter plays a morse id if a user keys up while the
normal idrecording is playing. It basically kills the voice output and
starts up a morse id instead.

You might want to take a look at politeid. Politeid  will play a voice
id message when it is within the politeid time setting. Politeid has
minimum time of 30 seconds.


Mark Hagler wrote:
> One more question... I'm figuring things out as I go along here.   So
> far this is pretty cool!
> 
> In rpt.conf the idtalkover parameter isn't strongly documented.   My
> guess at it's function is to play a morse code ID underneath the
> repeated audio if a long-winded user has the repeater keyed up and the
> ID timer expires completely.
> 
> So, I set idtime=6000 and then I held the receiver open for well in
> excess of 6 seconds, but it did not play any morse code I under the
> audio.   I tested several cycles transmitting >6 seconds and it always
> plays the ID file in tail but never ID's when the timer expires during
> a transmission.
> 
> Could somebody enlighten me either to what this parameter really does
> or show me if I'm using it incorrectly?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Mark Hagler
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