[arm-allstar] BF888 VOX wont turn off

Doug Crompton wa3dsp at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 18:25:17 EST 2018

Big question - is the VOX actually working? The PTT probably overrides it
in node operation??? Also try using the real BF888 programming software
and/or set the VOX timeout to 0 or some real low number.

*73 Doug*


*http://www.crompton.com/hamradio <http://www.crompton.com/hamradio>*

On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 4:27 PM, "Chris Souleles via arm-allstar" <
arm-allstar at hamvoip.org> wrote:

> I have a couple BF888 radios that I use in nodes.  The other day I
> discovered the VOX was on.  Using CHIRP I tried to turn it off, but each
> time I read the file back from the radio, it was still on even though I had
> uncheked the box in the file I sent to the radio.  I then tried to turn it
> off manually by holding the PTT and MONI buttons while turning on the radio
> in CH 1-5 (per the manual).  This also did not turn it off.  As an aside I
> have used the manual method to turn off voice prompts and that works, but
> turning off VOX does not.
> Anyone else had this problem and know how to get it turned off.
> Thanks,  Chris - W6CS - 73.
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