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Old 03-14-2017, 6:20 PM
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Default Shreveport Communications TRBO TRS

OK folks, need a lil help here.

Shreveport Communications has an multi site DMR (MotoTRBO) UHF TRS that I want to get set up in the DB. I need info on is it active at each site, Control Ch., Color Codes, LCNs, etc... Site Numbers if possible, neighboring sites etc.. As well as ID of any TGs on the system.

Here are a few sites:

WPWI492
Bastrop
451.8375
451.9875
452.2375
452.4375
452.7375

WPQA850
Delhi
451.2875
451.4625
452.1000
452.6750
453.0000
462.1125
463.3375

WPWW201
Grambling
451.7750
452.0750
452.4000
452.6250
452.9750

WPNS832
Cheniere
451.7875
452.1250
452.3375
452.7250
453.0125

Monroe
451.7875
452.1250
452.3375
452.7250
453.0125

As well as their 800 MHz systems in Shrevport KNBF679 (Shreveport Communication Service) FCC Callsign Details KNRP461 (Shreveport Communication Service) FCC Callsign Details
Monroe WPKN271 (Shreveport Communication Service) FCC Callsign Details
Mooringsport KNJU738 (SHREVEPORT COMMUNICATION SERVICE CO INC) FCC Callsign Details
Marshall, TX WPWB265 (Shreveport Communications Service) FCC Callsign Details
Shreveport WPQI686 (Shreveport Communications Service) FCC Callsign Details

More UHF...
Greenwood WPQF750 (Shreveport Communication Svc.) FCC Callsign Details
Shreveport WQCG959 (Shreveport Communication Svc.) FCC Callsign Details
Haughton WPQI774 (Shreveport Communication Svc.) FCC Callsign Details
Mansfield WQLY796 (Shreveport Communications Service) FCC Callsign Details


Along with others in Homer and other places...
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Old 03-15-2017, 7:02 PM
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They just had to be DMR. Curses. I'll see what I can dig up on the equipment I have.
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Old 03-19-2017, 8:17 PM
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With my long range analog scanner 15min north of Bastrop, I am hearing clicks on 452.4375 every 5 seconds non-stop. I'll never be able to track it or hear voice but maybe this is a sign that it is indeed active perhaps. The tower it's on is the same tower LWIN is on, its a good 500 feet tall maybe higher.I don't know how much help this will be but I'm programing the other sites on my HP2 and I'll see what I hear when I'm around the other sites.

I've also got that 800mhz system in Monroe programmed, I'll defiantly should be able to track that on the HP2.

Man I need a 436HP :/
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Old 03-24-2017, 3:59 PM
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Little update for you

WPWI492 Bastrop is active.
WPNS832 Monroe is active.
WPKN271 Monroe 800mhz is not active.

Plan on going to Shreveport next week so I'll be able to check on most of the rest.

Can't get any more info till I get a capable scanner, which is gonna be soon with all the DMR discoveries just in my area alone, but I hope that helps a little.
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Old 03-24-2017, 7:05 PM
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Here's something I caught while in Monroe a few months ago on the Monroe Tower (WPNS832).

452.12500 Color = 1

It showed up a as a Motorola Connect Plus System.

452.12500 may be the control channel, I'm not sure though.

Unfortunately, this all I have on this system right now. I hope to get back up there in a month or two and do more analysis.

There also Shreveport Communications towers in Richland & Lincoln parishes as well.
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most 400 mhz around Shreveport are oilfield channels
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WPQA850 Delhi is active. Will check Caddo and Bossier sites Wednesday.
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Didn't get any activity on 800mhz Caddo/Bossier sites:

KNBF679
KNRP461
WPQI686
WQCG969
WPQI774

Forgot to check the 400mhz Sites in Cheniere and Grambling (road trip straight through) but I suspect them to be active since the rest are.

More info next time I'm around.
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Old 04-21-2017, 9:29 AM
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DMR equipped 436HP acquired!

Mapping these now. Also, I found some new licenses:

Trunked
WPUN639
Bastrop
451.7750
452.8500
461.5500
461.8500
463.7750

Conventional
WPUQ386
460.9250
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Update

WPNS832
Monroe is active and in use. I found 2 talkgroups and 2 LCNs today. It is indeed a Connect Plus system with 452.125 LCN 1 & 452.725 LCN 2.

The Cheniere site is just transmitting chirps every 10sec, no valid data. Same for WPWI492
Bastrop.

The other sites are not transmitting anything at this time. More info to come now that I have the appropriate scanner.
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Update

WPQA850
Delhi

Same as Bastrop and Cheniere. It's spitting out little spurts of signal but no valid data at this time. Still gotta hit grambling but so far Monroe is the only legit site active at this time. More to come!
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Sounds like the others are still ltr passport or are in transition. Anyone check the TX sites?

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We sure this is Multi Site? I'm new to DMR but I now have the equipment. Does a CAP system necessarily have to be more than one site. I guess the dual sites on the same FCC license gives it away but, never seen a TRS with dual sites that close with all the same frequencies.

Cheniere and Monroe sites have the same frequencies so my LCN finder is trying to switch sites on me which is probably slowing down the process.

So far I've discovered one TG: 63031 but I didn't listen long because I'm trying to get the LCN situation taken care of. Once I do that, I'll submit to the database. It's def in use, but not in wide use yet. That one TG is all I've heard after 5hrs combined monitoring and only 2 LCNs confirmed.

Bastrop and Delhi sites are still in "data chirp every 5 seconds mode."
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WPUN639
Multi freq Bastrop is now emitting data chirps on at least 2 freqs, They were silent till yesterday.

WPUQ386
Single freq Bastrop is now emitting data chirps. It was also silent till yesterday.

Looks like they're bringing them online! Or at least doing something new with them, I hope the former.

On the Monroe Site, I'm going to Cheniere Site soon to see if the LCNs match without Monroe blowing up the signal meter (same freq probs). They just don't have alot of users yet which is why I can't get all the LCNs yet.

Question! I see unconfirmed LCN submissisions all the time in the database. Should I continue to wait till all 5 LCNs are discovered until submission or should I submit what I have, since it is known and active, as unconfirmed LCN and hope that someone will help me out. I usually don't submit data until I get all the data, but that may be months until they start using it more. I'd really like some input on this. Thanks,

Also: WPKN271 Monroe 800mhz is still NOT active.
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After 2 months we have a confirmed system with at least one confirmed site submitted to the DB.
The FCC license changed last week and more frequencies were added to the Monroe Site WPNS832 for a total of 9.

I still have LCNs to confirm (again), the Cheniere Site (with ID), and Talkgroups but at least there is a starting point now. Judging by the recent changes like more frequencies being activated and emitting data; it's obvious they are progressing with it and other similar systems around the area.

However I am now sidetracked by Angus Chemical in Sterlington obtaining a Trunked Radio License that went into effect on 5/15 but so far is only being used in conventional mode.

The inactivity of WPKN271 Monroe 800mhz continues....
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