This sets the operating frequency of the APRS before receiving a beacon.
Setting the APRS operating frequency
The customary APRS operating frequency differs depending on the region and country.
In the USA, the usual operating frequency is 144.39 MHz. Therefore, to begin APRS
operations set the Band B frequency to 144.39 MHz.
Switch the operating band to Band B.
The APRS will operate only in Band B. Check that A12 or A96 is displayed on the
right-hand side of the frequency (
Setting the operating frequency
If the baud rate setting in [APRS] → [4 APRS MODEM] is set to 1200 bps or 9600 bps
in the set mode, the receive and save functions will stop automatically.
y Displaying beacons in the APRS pop-up screen
A "ping pong (
) " audio alarm will sound when a beacon
is received on the Band B frequency, and the APRS pop-up
screen will be displayed.
The contents displayed in the "APRS POP-UP SCREEN"
and the "APRS STATION LIST DETAIL SCREEN" to be
explained next are basically the same.
y Displaying beacons in the APRS STATION LIST detail screen
Touch [F MW] in the frequency display screen followed by
[S.LIST] to display the APRS STATION LIST screen.