J.F.Drew © 2000-2017
Calculate the frequency jumpers on RX & TX of PRF1520
The jumpers on the PRF1520 can be a pain to calculate and the original program from the manufacturers has a bug in the receiver calculations.
This program calculates and determines if, given the crystal and the spacing, whether a possible frequency may be achieved. The operation of the program is self evident.
The permitted oscillators are:
(1) 5.12 MHZ for 5kHz and 10kHz channel spacing
(2) 7.68 MHz for 30kHz spacing
(3) 12.8 MHz for 12.5 and 25kHz spacing
Options do depend on the settings of links on the receiver or transmitter boards. For example a radio may be either a 12.5 kHz separation or 25 kHz channel separation depending on the settings that follow.
See LK1,2,3,4,5,6 on the receiver (solder style links)
and LP4 on the transmitter (pins 1-8).
See the manual's documentation for the above.
I have allowed calculations of TX and RX frequencies even if the channel spacings and crystal do not allow
it. Generally the advisory of "Spacing OK" should be followed.
Note that even when spacing meets crystal criteria, some frequencies cannot be set as the programmable
divider cannot find an integer solution.
John Drew VK5DJ
8 April 2019
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