An Introduction to VOX

The latest episode of The Two Way Radio Show Podcast is out! We introduce you to a feature commonly found on two way radios called VOX. There are some myths and misconceptions about this feature as well as assumptions about its use as a possible solution for certain applications. To ease the confusion and dispel the myths, we must first answer the most important question of all. What is VOX?

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TWRS-176 - An Introduction to VOX

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TWRS-176 - An Introduction to VOX (

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Here;s a video segment from the podcast that discusses the basic questions about VOX.

Voice OPERATED TX has always been the UK definition, but there is a deeper reason for the term - Vox, as in voice - from the Latin. We even had it on PA systems, even though the Vox brand soon got attached to guitar amps, not PAs. In broadcasting voice channels are often abbreviated vox too. Voice operated transmit - as in the T, not the R attached to X makes it pretty neat as a term for what it does, I thought. I was a bit surprised you two thought it odd? Odd you didn’t let people hear the chopping off of the beginning so they could understand better?