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HTML'd by Mike Morris WA6ILQ from the information sheet packed with various Com-Spec products


This chart is for all the newer Com-Spec products, including the TS-64 series, that use the stock or standard programming only ‑ some custom units were produced that had the tones programmed in a special sequence.
You will occasionally find a field mod where a six‑position or seven‑position switch has been used to replace the five‑position switch on a TS‑32 series product. Please refer to the five‑posoition switch web page for information on that situation.
And you may find a seven or eight position switch used on a six-position TS‑64 product with the extra switch(es) used to implement individual enable/disable control over the decoder or the encoder or both.

Click here for the five‑switch table


Com-Spec 64-Tone Six Bit Dip Switch Table
0 = zero = switch on or shorted = a logic low       1 = one = switch off or open = a logic high
# Freq
Hz.
Tone
Code 1
Dip Switch position Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 33.0   1 0 0 1 1 1  
2 35.4   0 0 0 1 1 1  
3 36.6   1 1 1 0 1 1  
4 37.9   0 1 1 0 1 1  
5 39.6   1 0 1 0 1 1  
6 44.4   0 0 1 0 1 1  
7 47.5   1 1 1 0 0 1  
8 49.2   0 1 1 0 0 1 These two tones not recommended in areas with 50 Hz power as poorly designed decoders can false on hum.
9 51.2   1 0 1 0 0 1
10 53.0   0 0 1 0 0 1  
11 54.9   1 1 0 0 0 1  
12 56.8   0 1 0 0 0 1  
13 58.8   1 0 0 0 0 1 These two tones are not recommended in areas with 60 Hz power as poorly designed decoders can false on hum.
14 63.0   0 0 0 0 0 1
15 67.0 XZ 1 1 1 1 1 1  
16 69.4   0 0 0 1 0 1  
17 71.9 XA 1 1 1 1 1 0  
18 74.4 WA 0 1 1 1 1 1  
19 77.0 XB 1 1 1 1 0 0  
20 79.7 SP 1 0 1 1 1 1  
21 82.5 YZ 0 1 1 1 1 0  
22 85.4 YA 0 0 1 1 1 1  
23 88.5 YB 0 1 1 1 0 0  
24 91.5 ZZ 1 1 0 1 1 1  
25 94.8 ZA 1 0 1 1 1 0 This tone is not available in some older radios.
26 97.4 ZB 0 1 0 1 1 1  
27 100.0 1Z 1 0 1 1 0 0 Probably the most common tone in the USA, but not recommended in areas with 50 Hz power.
28 103.5 1A 0 0 1 1 1 0  
29 107.2 1B 0 0 1 1 0 0  
30 110.9 2Z 1 1 0 1 1 0  
31 114.8 2A 1 1 0 1 0 0  
32 118.8 2B 0 1 0 1 1 0 These two tones are suggested to be the last used in areas with 60 Hz power as poorly designed decoders can false on 120 Hz hum.
33 123.0 3Z 0 1 0 1 0 0
34 127.3 3A 1 0 0 1 1 0  
35 131.8 3B 1 0 0 1 0 0 These two tones not recomended on mixed mode (i.e. tone squelch and digital coded squelch) channels - see note.
36 136.5 4Z 0 0 0 1 1 0
37 141.3 4A 0 0 0 1 0 0  
38 146.2 4B 1 1 1 0 1 0  
39 151.4 5Z 1 1 1 0 0 0  
40 156.7 5A 0 1 1 0 1 0  
41 159.8   1 0 0 1 0 1  
42 162.2 5B 0 1 1 0 0 0  
43 165.5   0 1 0 1 0 1  
44 167.9 6Z 1 0 1 0 1 0  
45 171.3   1 1 0 1 0 1  
46 173.8 6A 1 0 1 0 0 0  
47 177.3   0 0 1 1 0 1  
48 179.9 6B 0 0 1 0 1 0 This tone is 1/10 Hz off of the 3rd harmonic of 60 Hz. That can cause problems if you have any AC hum in a system.
49 183.5   1 0 1 1 0 1  
50 186.2 7Z 0 0 1 0 0 0  
51 189.9   0 1 1 1 0 1  
52 192.8 7A 1 1 0 0 1 0  
53 196.6   1 1 1 1 0 1  
54 199.5   0 0 0 0 1 1  
55 203.5 M1 1 1 0 0 0 0  
56 206.5 8Z 1 0 0 0 1 1  
57 210.7 M2 0 1 0 0 1 0  
58 218.1 M3 0 1 0 0 0 0  
59 225.7 M4 1 0 0 0 1 0  
60 229.1 9Z 0 1 0 0 1 1  
61 233.6 M5 1 0 0 0 0 0  
62 241.8 M6 0 0 0 0 1 0  
63 250.3 M7 0 0 0 0 0 0  
64 254.1 ØZ 1 1 0 0 1 1 See note 3.

Notes:
1) The tones that do not have an entry in the "Tone Code" column (i.e. are blank) are not EIA standard tones.
2) Digital PL / Digital Coded Squelch uses a clock rate of 134.4 Hz, so it's a good idea to not use 131.8 Hz / 3B or 136.5 Hz / 4A on any mixed-mode channel.
3) ØZ: Thats a zero, then the letter "Z". It's an unfortunate confusing truncation of "10Z" into a two digit field.
4) Tones above 203.5 are not recommended in older radios as most PL filters have their "knee" at 200 Hz.

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This page originally posted on 9-Jul-2004.

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