Color Code

Loosely similar to CTCSS in the FM world, a form of repeater access control. Color has no relation to the term as it is numerical only

  • There are 16 codes available (0 to 15)
  • Generally, Color Code 1 is used by default in the ham world
  • PNWD tends to have fewer than a dozen that are not Color Code 1.
  • Client radios can be programmed to ignore received Color Code, similar to carrier squelch
    • Also known as Digital Monitor or Promiscous Mode

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