The BARS Fusion Net is held Monday nights at 7:30 CST (0130 UTC Tuesday, 0030 UTC Summer time) in WiRES-X Room #21493 and on the MNWIS repeaters. The net is also available via YSF “US MNW RDNT” (#21493). The net is open to anyone interested.
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|Date / Audio Link||Discussion|
||What is the double beep at then end of transmission on an FT-2? (Hint: It can happen when the radio gets hot.) IMRS beta firmware update (to address dropping links). WiRES-X activation on an FT3.|
||Update on Yaesu inventory. (Good luck getting an FTM-300/400, but HTs are available.) Replacement of finals. How to hang feedline. Probles with FT3 using direct PC connect.|
||Suggestions for FTM-300 turnning off when engine idle starts. What feedline should a repeater use?|
||IMRS polling problems possibly fixed by DR-2X test software.|
||Trouble connecting to hotspot reflectors. What am I talking on? How is it linked?|
||Challenges for sightless operators. (Try using a Fusion radio with your eyes closed!) Can we get Yaesu to help? Availability of equipment from Japan.|
||Frequencies to run nodes on. Best HT antennas.|
||FTM-300 vs FTM-400. Availability of Amateur products (parts shortage in electronics industry). Replacing PA transistors. How to tell power output.|
||Best HT antenna. Stereo headphones with FT3? How to display time on FT3 (you can’t). When to use VW mode.|
||Mic gain of the FT-70. Yaesu service delays. DR2X on two antennas. 7250s have really been discontinued (but are still available).|
||YCS Reflectors. AD0MI broke his FTM-400! New old stock of FTM-7250s available. Virtual CW and global YSF dashboard.|
||Using hotspots on Fusion and DMR. Which hotspot is best. FTM-100 not transmitting digital. Simulcasting digital on FM.|
||24 hour clock on FT3? Setting FTM-300 to beacon on APRS. Showing distance on GM. FT3 switching rooms.|
||FTM-300 display ghosting? Upgrading radios using a virtual machine (Mac)|
||IMRS stops working after net dropout, Bluetooth headsets, battery pack, Dx button behavior|
||Disable IMRS beeps (you can’t), shorter antennas for HTs, FT70 issues|
||Special on Hotspots|
||Panel discussion: Introducing Fusion to your Ham Radio club|
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14-Nov-2016 Panel discussion: Introducing Fusion to your Ham Radio club.
– Audio – WB7OEV’s QSO (Starts at 32’ 42” of net above)Dewey’s Obituary