[App_rpt] idtalkover parameter

Mark Hagler markhagler at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 01:18:22 EDT 2007


Thank you for the explanation... that works fine I just was not clear
on how it should function.   If I key up the receiver while the ID
message is playing it plays the morse ID immediately so that functions
exactly as advertised.


Thanks,

Mark Hagler


On 10/29/07, Stephen Rodgers <hwstar at rodgers.sdcoxmail.com> wrote:
> 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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