[aprssig] Re: PL 100

Steve s.jones at rogers.com
Sun Jul 18 17:08:31 EDT 2004

On Jul 18, 2004, at 4:35 PM, KC2MMi wrote:

> Funny thing is, they are the same tones, AFAIK only the context is
> different. PL refers to using a tone when you transmit, CTCSS refers to
> requiring others to use it to open the squelch on your radio (once 
> you've
> set that) but I suppose in order to confound newcomers and prevent 
> them from
> joining the hobby, all the manuals deal with this as is they were 
> different
> tones.
> If there really is any difference, I'd sure be glad to learn it.

I first saw the differentiation on my Kenwood DH7 and I'll bet the D700 
makes the same mistake.

All they really needed to say was "ctcss enÅxäÁ" and "ctcss decode".

Steve <s.jones at rogers.com>

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