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Re: DJ-G7T - new manual and firmware



Thanks for the update Patrick. I hope we'll get to work this weekend, and I look forward to your report on the "new and improved" HT after the firmware update.

Tim - N3TL
-------------- Original message from "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb@wd9ewk.net>: -------------- 


> 
> Hi! 
> 
> Alinco appears to be addressing some of the concerns those of us 
> who bought the new DJ-G7T HT had. Last week, a new manual was 
> made available through the Alinco web site: 
> 
> http://www.alinco.com/Products/DJ-G7/djg7insweb.zip 
> 
> There is a mention on the Alinco site on how owners who bought 
> the DJ-G7T with the original version of the instruction manual 
> can get a printed version of the new manual for free. It is 
> near the middle of the page: 
> 
> http://www.alinco.com/Products/DJ-G7/ 
> 
> Before Dayton, Alinco had released new firmware for the Japanese 
> version of this HT, addressing issues with Chinese fonts on the 
> LCD display. That was a good sign for the T version, that Alinco 
> was allowing the firmware to be updated. Now there is a new 
> firmware update available for the DJ-G7T at: 
> 
> http://www.alinco.com/Products/DJ-G7/firmdown.html 
> 
> One of the items that the new version of the firmware is supposed 
> to address is "Operation of Cross-band repeat function reviewed". 
> Maybe whatever was done will help those of us who are not as 
> interested in using this HT as a cross-band repeater, but want to 
> use it for cross-band full-duplex operation with the FM satellites. 
> 
> I plan on downloading the new firmware and putting it on my DJ-G7Ts 
> tonight. This weekend, I will once again try the DJ-G7T on FM 
> satellites to see if the performance has improved with the new 
> firmware. Hopefully others will try the same thing, and post their 
> observations to the -BB. 
> 
> 73! 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK 
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/ 
> 
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