Application Note 004

Favorite FF-800 Courtesy tones


This application note illustrates some of the more interesting and unusual courtesy tones that have been submitted to (or originated from) FF Systems. The tones are reproduced as they list out from the serial terminal port of the FF-800. The names have been changed to protect the innocent.

If you have any tones that you are fond of, let us know and we'll post them here for posterity. For best results, submit them in the format used herein.

Moonbounce

E1:    50 ms  1000 Hz   800 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:    50 ms   800 Hz   600 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E3:    50 ms   600 Hz   400 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E4:    50 ms  1500 Hz  1300 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

ChirpChomp
E1:    20 ms  1500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:    20 ms  1250 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E3:    20 ms  1000 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E4:    20 ms   750 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E5:    20 ms   500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E6:    20 ms  2550 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

Tumbleweed
E1:    50 ms  1000 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:    50 ms   800 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E3:    50 ms   600 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

Door Bell
E1:   800 ms   800 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =   100 dec    58
E2:   800 ms   400 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =   100 dec    58

Piano Door Bell
E1:   800 ms   880 Hz   440 Hz  %Gain =    50 dec    75
E2:   800 ms   440 Hz   220 Hz  %Gain =    50 dec    75

Quick Bell
E1:   300 ms  1500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99 dec    90

Drip
E1:   150 ms   100 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99        98 sweep+

Droop
E1:   100 ms  1200 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99        98 sweep-

Droop-Drip
E1:   350 ms   500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99        96 sweep-

Airline Bell
E1:   650 ms   600 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99 dec    65
E1:   800 ms   500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99 dec    50

ACC Courtesy Tone Assignments

The following list contains the "standard" courtesy tones for the RC-85 and RC-96 repeater controllers and is provided for those users who wish to maintain compatibility with other local repeaters (for weather alerts, nets, etc...):


Bumble Bee

E1:   100 ms   330 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:   100 ms   500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E3:   100 ms   660 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

Yellow Jacket
E1:    50 ms   330 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:    50 ms   500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E3:    50 ms   660 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

Shooting Star
E1:   200 ms   800 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:   100 ms   540 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

Comet
E1:   200 ms   500 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:   100 ms   750 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

Stardust
E1:   120 ms   750 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E2:    80 ms   880 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0
E3:    80 ms  1200 Hz   880 Hz  %Gain =    50         0

Duncecap
E1:   200 ms   440 Hz   500 Hz  %Gain =    50         0
E2:   200 ms   440 Hz   350 Hz  %Gain =    50         0

Piano Chord
E1:   100 ms   660 Hz   880 Hz  %Gain =    50         0

Boop
E1:   100 ms   440 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0

Beep
E1:   100 ms   880 Hz     0 Hz  %Gain =    99         0