Author Topic: TriSquare eXRS FHSS ISM HT's  (Read 3795 times)

MarkWhiskey

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TriSquare eXRS FHSS ISM HT's
« on: March 06, 2009, 02:43:42 PM »
I thought these new ht's looked good and I liked the idea of a frequency hopping radio.

http://www.trisquare.us/exrs.htm

I spent the money on the TSX300, it wasn't worth it as the text messaging doesn't ack or do retries, it just transmits in the blind. so I'd recommend you go with the TSX100 if you're going to get these.

here's a link to a number of good reviews and tech info on these radios.

http://www.popularwireless.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=32205&Board=2&page=1&fpart=all&gonew=1

personally, I was disappointed with the radios, they didn't have adequate range/crypto stability for a car-to-car on the freeway or even person-to-person in a big mall. the text messaging was so hit or miss it was worthless.

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Re: TriSquare eXRS FHSS ISM HT's
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2009, 11:23:52 AM »
(Reviving this thread because Biff brought it to my attention in another thread...)

Some discussion and reviews of the TriSquare units on this RadioReference forum thread.

Another review on the Rasch Outdoor Chronicles.

These radios can be monitored on a scanner (lots of skips on a standard scanner, perfect reception with an Optoelectronics R-10 interceptor).  The audio signal is analog, not digital.

My impression is that these radios may be good for short-range communication in areas where the FRS channels are overcrowded.  Not good for long-range (over a mile or so).

Motorola has some competing products: DTR410, DTR550, DTR650.  These are for-real digital 900MHz transceivers marketed for "on-site" business communications.

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Re: TriSquare eXRS FHSS ISM HT's
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2009, 06:00:30 PM »
Thanks!  I appreciate the info.  Looks like I won't go eXRS but will need to find an alternative.
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