Talkback on an added switch for on/off (For 10 meter radios & similar
Relay Talkback is a talkback function that can be added to
an Export style radio in order to replace the factory designed
Talkback. Talkback enables the radio operator to hear his/her
voice through the radio's internal speaker or an external
A Relay Talkback is is highly recommended for Galaxy, Connex,
Ranger, Virage, and North Star radios. The built in factory
talkback can be unstable resulting in squealing or the uncontrollable
raising and lowering of the talkback volume for no apparent
This option allows for the Talkback to be turned on and
off when desired by adding an additional switch. The switch
may be added to the side or back of the radio.
Talkback is imperative if you intend to add a noise toy.
It enables the user to hear when the toy has finished, and
also aids in setting an echo.
Please indicate the desired placement of the switch (right,
left or back). If the radio has a mic jack on the side, the
side opposite the mic jack is usually the preferred side
due to space limitations
The acoustics of every auto varies from one auto to another.
External speakers have a different tone and loudness characteristics
from one brand and model to another. The sensitivity of one
brand of mic compared to another is also quite different.
We need to know what type of mic, the brand and model of
speaker to be used and approximate placement of the speaker
in relation to the mic in order to set the loudness of the
talkback. Notes may be added to the note section when placing
Please note that if the switch is added to the side or back
of the radio a hole will have to be drilled. Drilling a hole
in the case may void the factory warranty. We normally recommend
one of the other talkback methods instead of this method in
order to preserve the factory warranty.