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Forum: Whistler Scanners 03-09-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
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: 1,171
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: 4,212
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: 4,212
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: 1,494
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: 1,494
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: 3,073
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: 1,494
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: 30
Views: 2,625
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: 1,394
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: 904
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: 1,453
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: 1,453
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: 1,453
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: 2,937
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: 1,394
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: 961
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: 2,857
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: 1,278
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: 1,265
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: 1,265
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...
Forum: Broadcastify Administration 04-01-2017, 1:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By alabamarailfan
Something like this has helped cut the noise out...

Something like this has helped cut the noise out of the feeds I have set up!

https://www.amazon.com/Mpow-Ground-Isolator-Stereo-System/dp/B019393MV2
Forum: Broadcastify Administration 12-20-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hello Sam, I would tend to agree with ProScan....

Hello Sam,
I would tend to agree with ProScan. I am also a feed provider and have seen some odd skewing between alpha-tags and audio with some apps. However, using ScannerRadio on Android and...
Forum: Broadcastify Administration 12-02-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By alabamarailfan
I can second W8RMH's recommendations. I have...

I can second W8RMH's recommendations. I have used the same models he has with excellent results. I have used both the analog and digital versions for feed scanners and they work great. My public...
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 10-27-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,577
Posted By alabamarailfan
Bingo! burner50 knows exactly what I was trying...

Bingo! burner50 knows exactly what I was trying to say! Thank you for the input!

Is it perfect? Of course not, nothing is, but generally speaking, unless there is a fault with the equipment in...
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