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Forum: Software Defined Radio 10-13-2018, 9:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hey Nated, when I do a search for trunksdr, I...

Hey Nated, when I do a search for trunksdr, I don't have much luck but I did get results for a Java based app called SDRTrunk. Is this the one you meant? I would be interested in checking it out!
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 08-18-2018, 1:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By alabamarailfan
Wonderful and helpful posts, ElevatorsAndRadios!...

Wonderful and helpful posts, ElevatorsAndRadios! Thank you to both you for the info and glradio for the excellent feed!

-- John
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 08-16-2018, 7:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By alabamarailfan
Sounding good, glradio. Did you find out the...

Sounding good, glradio. Did you find out the problem causing the feed to drop?
-- John
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 08-14-2018, 6:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By alabamarailfan
Awesome feed, glradio! I have been really...

Awesome feed, glradio! I have been really enjoying it the last week! I was curious what type of hardware you are using to feed the stream? I have a Whistler TRX-2 and I have been playing around with...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 03-09-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By alabamarailfan
I, too, have the same issue with my TRX-2 in...

I, too, have the same issue with my TRX-2 in colder weather. I have to turn it very slowly and it still may not change or might even go in the wrong direction. I think you have a legitimate issue....
Forum: Alabama Radio Discussion Forum 01-26-2018, 1:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By alabamarailfan
Jdugger, BamaChad is correct. Here is a feed...

Jdugger,
BamaChad is correct. Here is a feed for the P25 system in Decatur/Morgan County:

https://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/2994
Forum: Alabama Radio Discussion Forum 11-22-2017, 9:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,566
Posted By alabamarailfan
I found that New Hope, AL public safety also uses...

I found that New Hope, AL public safety also uses DMR.
Forum: Alabama Radio Discussion Forum 11-18-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,566
Posted By alabamarailfan
I am in north Alabama in Morgan County and have...

I am in north Alabama in Morgan County and have found plenty of DMR used in industry and other businesses. Have not seen any in public safety use.

This is a great site to search for entities using...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 11-17-2017, 9:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hello Again and thank you for the responses! I...

Hello Again and thank you for the responses! I haven't tried anything yet, that was kind of the purpose for this post, was to get some ideas. I am indeed seeing the radio has a hot front end but I...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 11-14-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By alabamarailfan
Thank you for the responses! I believe (I will...

Thank you for the responses! I believe (I will need to check this) that I am only experiencing this in a city about 75 miles away so I can't run out and test it easily. I forgot to mention that I...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 11-13-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,538
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hey Rishayan, One evening, I was waiting in...

Hey Rishayan,
One evening, I was waiting in line and managed to get a good look at the box on the wall at the local McDonalds that appeared to be managing the headsets, etc. I can't remember the...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 11-13-2017, 7:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By alabamarailfan
Internal vs external attenuation on TRX-2

Hey Folks,
Like many of you, I have run in to cases where my TRX-2 goes completely deaf in an RF dense area. In fact, most of the time, VHF-High and UHF shows between 4 and 5 bars of signal all the...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 11-13-2017, 7:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,304
Posted By alabamarailfan
I know this might not be adding much to help the...

I know this might not be adding much to help the original poster, but it does seem that VHF and UHF tend to be "flooded" on my TRX-2. Attached is a photo of the scanner paused with no audio coming in...
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 11-01-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hey Folks, wanted to give a quick update on the...

Hey Folks, wanted to give a quick update on the Whistler TRX-2. After noticing the radio seemed strangely quiet the last couple of times through downtown Birmingham, AL, I decided to add a second...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 10-30-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By alabamarailfan
Same issue here with my TRX-2, especially in VHF...

Same issue here with my TRX-2, especially in VHF high and UHF. It still seems pretty sensitive but I am not sure. I added a Motorola Maxtrac in the truck tonight to compare against the TRX-2. I don't...
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 10-14-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By alabamarailfan
Good info! Thank you!

Good info! Thank you!
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 10-14-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By alabamarailfan
Lakeside, All on the same frequency? I can't...

Lakeside,
All on the same frequency? I can't quite make it out on the video. What are the frequency/frequencies you are picking these up on?
Thanks!
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 10-12-2017, 1:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By alabamarailfan
Good catch! Was it car inspectors? That is what I...

Good catch! Was it car inspectors? That is what I picked up in Birmingham, AL in Norfolk Southern's Norris Yard. So far, that is the only railroad NXDN I've picked up so far.
Forum: Whistler Scanners 10-11-2017, 2:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,229
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hey Guys, I guess I got lucky as I never put...

Hey Guys,
I guess I got lucky as I never put any of the new frequencies in. I had one scan list with all the 1-97 AAR list, all set as analog. I have a second scan list, same frequencies but the...
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 10-07-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By alabamarailfan
NXDN Digital Railroad Comms Demo - NS Norris Yard, Irondale, AL

For anyone interested, this is the first railroad NXDN comms I have picked up so far using the Whistler TRX-2 scanner. I only found one channel in use in the busy Birmingham, AL area and it appears...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 09-17-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hey Bill, Are you using the cable that came...

Hey Bill,
Are you using the cable that came with the TRX-2? I had the same problem. I used a cable that I built because the factory cable was too short for where I wanted to mount the body/head and...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 09-11-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,196
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hello, Where do you have your squelch set? I...

Hello,
Where do you have your squelch set? I had to set mine up to between 8 and 10 on conventional channels to get rid of a loud, long squelch tail. I'm not accustomed to running squelch that high...
Forum: Build Your Own Antenna 06-22-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,497
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hey there, In no way to I want to stifle your...

Hey there,
In no way to I want to stifle your creativity or enthusiasm as building antennas is a great hobby.

However, I wanted to show you these. I bought one and it works great picking up a 700...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 05-24-2017, 9:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,391
Posted By alabamarailfan
Thank you so much, edmscan and KA9EES! Much...

Thank you so much, edmscan and KA9EES! Much appreciated. Even with the mounting plate, this is much smaller than the BC-RH96 Uniden remote head (7.2W x 1.9D x 2.2H without knobs). I should have much...
Forum: Whistler Scanners 05-23-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,391
Posted By alabamarailfan
I'd like to second this request! I would like to...

I'd like to second this request! I would like to have an idea of the size of the remote head to look at mounting options before spending the money on the TRX-2. I have been using the BC-RH96 with my...
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