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GME TX6200 UHF PERSONAL 477 MHz CB TRANSCEIVER

RECEIVER ALIGNMENT
PRELIMINARY
Before commencing receiver alignment, ensure the following.
a) Silent mode- Off b) CTCSS - Off c) Squelch - Off d) Quiet mode Off.
b) If in any doubt with the setting values during setup and alignment, load the default file into the
programmer and write the default values to the radio.
RX SENSITIVITY CHECK
a) Set the Radio Test Monitor to RX mode and set the frequency to 477 MHz and modulation to + 3kHz.
b) Set the Radio Test Monitor RF output level to -120dBm.
c) The Sinad reading should be 12 dB 2dB.
If the sensitivity measurement is outside of this range. Do the following.
Run the dealer software program. Select the "Read from File" button and load the default file.
d) Click the "Write to Radio" button.
e) Recheck the TX6200 sensitivity. If the sensitivity is still out of range, follow the detailed
alignment procedure.
Receiver Front End alignment defaults screen.

DETAILED RECEIVER FRONT END ALIGNMENT


a) Set the Radio Test Monitor RF output level to -95dBm.
b) On the dealer's software main screen, select Channel Data button.
c) On the channel data pop up screen, select the Add Channel button.
d) In the Add New Receive Only Ch pop up screen, select channel 41.
e) Move the mouse pointer to the Frequency Box and type in 450MHz then click "OK" .
f) Ensure that 450MHz appears as channel 41 on the "Channel Option Table". Then click the "OK"'
g) On the main screen select Write to Radio button.
h) From the main screen, select Align Radio then select the "Receiver" tab.
i) Click the mouse pointer on the "Enable RSSI Polling" box.
477 MHz SETUP
a) Move the mouse pointer to the T1 scroll bar and increment or decrement the value for a maximum
reading in the RSSI ADC numerical window value.
b) Repeat the procedure for the T2, T3 and T4 scroll bars.
450 MHz Setup
a) Select channel 41 with the "CH" up/down scroll bar.
b) Reset the Radio Test Monitor frequency to 450MHz.
c) Move the mouse pointer to the 450MHz T1 scroll bar and increment or decrement the value for a
maximum reading in the RSSI ADC box value.
d) Repeat the procedure for the 450MHz T2, T3 and T4.
e) Measure the 12dB Sinad, typically 12dB Sinad for 122dBm input.
Finally Delete the channel 41
a) On the main screen click on the "Channel Data" button
b) On the Channel Data screen click the "Delete Channel" button.
c) On the pop up screen click the "OK" button and return to the main screen.
d) Move the mouse pointer to the "Write to Radio" button and click it.

S-Meter Alignment Screen

S METER CALIBRATION
a) On the main screen, select the Options button.
b) On the "Radio Options" pop up screen select the "Display Options" frame.
c) In the "Display Options" frame select the "CB Channels" list box.
d) On the list box, click the down arrow button. From the preference list choose "S-METER".
e) On the "Radio Options" screen click the "OK" button and return to the main screen.
f) Select and click the "Write to Radio" button. Wait until the write to radio has finished.
g) On the Align Radio screen select the S-Meter tab.
h) Ensure the Radio Test Monitor has been set to the same frequency as the TX6200.
i) Set the Radio Test Monitor RF output level to 122dBm. Modulation OFF.
j) Click the "Set S1" button. This automatically set the S- meter level 1.
k) Set the Radio Test Monitor to 74dBm. Click the "Set S 9+ button. The S- meter is now calibrated.

Squelch Setup Screen

SQUELCH ADJUSTMENT
Squelch Function Settings
It is recommended to use the default values for squelch set up. Changing the values may lead to user
dissatisfaction with the squelch function, especially if other values have not been thoroughly field tested.
Preferred Squelch Settings. The default setting is "Open 1".
(Open 1) is used for maximum squelch sensitivity for quiet or rural areas.
(Open 2) is used for medium squelch sensitivity for general or suburban use.
(Open 3) is used for minimum squelch sensitivity for inner city or areas of severe interference.
SETUP
a) On the main screen select and click the Align Radio button then select the "Squelch" tab.
b) In the "Squelch Level" frame, select one of the preferred settings, if other than "Open 1" is required.
c) Click the Squelch Open option box. Sound should now be heard from the speaker.
d) Ensure the Radio Test Monitor is on the same frequency as the TX6200 radio and modulation set to a
1 kHz tone and modulation deviation set to 3kHz.
e) Adjust the RF level of the Radio Test Monitor so that the radio is producing 12dB SINAD.
f) Click the "Squelch Open" check box (NO tick mark). There should be no sound from the speaker.
g) Move the mouse pointer to the matching "Squelch Open Threshold" and decrement the value until the
squelch opens and sound can be heard from the speaker.
h) Incrementing or decrementing the value in the Squelch Close Threshold" numerical window
increases or decreases the hysteresis level.
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i) Switch the generator RF output on and off to confirm reliable operation of the squelch.
Do not reverse the values in the OPEN and CLOSE numerical windows, always make sure the
open value is less than the close value.
Battery Setup Calibration Screen

BATTERY METER CALIBRATION


a) On the main screen, select the Options button.
b) On the "Radio Options" pop up screen, select the "Display Options" frame.
c) In the "Display Options" frame select "CB Channels" list box and click the down arrow.
d) In the list Box choose "BATT" then click "OK" and return to the main screen.
f) Select and click the "Write to Radio" button. Wait until the write to radio has finished.
g) Select and click the "Align Radio" button. On the Align Radio screen select the Battery tab.
h) In receive mode, monitor the battery voltage with a DMM.
i) In the "Battery Voltage" frame click the "Enable Battery Polling option box.
j) In the "Battery Calibration" frame, click the Offset Adjust up and down arrows until the "Battery
Volts" value shown in the text box equals the DMM value.
DWG: 43105-1
Date: 03/04/2006
Composed By: JMT