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Old 05-06-2013, 10:16 PM
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Default Decode MDC-1200, GE-STAR and FleetSync on your iPhone

I've been working on open-source libraries to decode these formats for some years, and I finally took the time to create an iPhone app that does all three. Available as of this afternoon in the app store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/radi...9366?ls=1&mt=8

MDC-1200, GE-STAR, and FleetSync are of course trademarks of their respective makers.
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Old 05-06-2013, 10:41 PM
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That's pretty nice. Someone sent me an e-mail with the link to the iTunes store earlier this evening. I'm on the road and don't have any radios with me to try it out.

If you ever do an update, it'd be kind of neat to be able to encode MDC from the phone. Not for any particular reason, but it'd be kind of cool to play with.

Nice job on that. Surprised no one has done it before. I hope you make some decent money off of it.
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Old 05-07-2013, 6:04 AM
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Default Decode MDC-1200, GE-STAR and FleetSync on your iPhone

Very slick. Works great on MDC. Haven't had a chance to try Fleetsync yet.
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Old 05-07-2013, 6:24 AM
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Does it require a physical connection between the iPhone and the receiver?
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Old 05-07-2013, 7:21 AM
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Oh, wow. Excellent work! I've played with your MDC libraries a little bit, been quite impressed and thankful for them. Thank you for this as well!
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Old 05-07-2013, 3:52 PM
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Great work! Went ahead and picked it up. Works like a charm.
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Default Re: Decode MDC-1200, GE-STAR and FleetSync on your iPhone

Please tell me there is an Android version somewhere????



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Old 05-07-2013, 4:22 PM
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+1 for android.
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Does it require a physical connection between the iPhone and the receiver?
Works pretty well with the microphone near the speaker, even better if you use a 3rd-party line-in cable plugged into the ear/mic connector.
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At this point I don't have one. I don't have a dev environment set up for Android and only have one (old) Android phone device. Plus my day job employer would rather I had built the Windows Phone 8 version first

But if I get the time to do it one of these days, it shouldn't be that hard.
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It works with my iPhone 5! Shown here is a radio ID from MONOC paramedic unit portable 203a

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grabbed this when it first came out, it's a pretty handy tool if your radio/scanner does not have ID display. Works pretty good using the phone microphone. It's certainly a worthy one for your toolkit.
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I'm surprised I haven't seen this until now!

I'll have to get it and test it out. Any idea how close the mic has to be to the radio speaker?
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What about us Android users???
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Here's my video demonstration of it...

Radio ID App - YouTube
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VERY rarely do I buy apps but I just grabbed this one. Looks like it could be a nice pickup at a reasonable price. I can't wait to try it out.
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It would not be often that I use it, but I'm all about supporting app developers with radio technical stuff on their side so dropped the buck!
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Wow this looks awesome, going to get this.

@WatnNY, the only reason I have an iphone as an IT tech, app developers dominate their markets to iphone exclusively. If that weren't the case I would have an android or galaxy. But I wouldn't just get an iphone for just one app, if you feel it's not suitable you can always trade to an iPhone which is what I did with my last galaxy.
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Any updates on this, or anyone know of anything similar to this on android?
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Works great ! Added the app to my iphone 4s this evening ,,well worth the buck. two thumbs up.
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