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Forum: Tennessee Radio Discussion Forum 10-01-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 240,549
Posted By ButchGone
There are 24 Mutual Aid talkgroups for LE, Fire...

There are 24 Mutual Aid talkgroups for LE, Fire and EMS, divided up among the 8 geographic THP districts. For example, agencies in the Chattanooga THP district use LE mutual aid 1-3, Fire mutual aid...
Forum: Tennessee Radio Discussion Forum 09-26-2018, 8:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By ButchGone
Yes, 442.650 is Yaesu Fusion. It is like 442.725...

Yes, 442.650 is Yaesu Fusion. It is like 442.725 and 145.310 in the Chattanooga area. All three are connected to Wires-X, by default to the America Link but can be connected to other rooms if...
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 06-29-2018, 1:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By ButchGone
Is every agency in metro Atlanta now getting...

Is every agency in metro Atlanta now getting their own trunked system? So many overlap now - Atlanta, MARTA, Ga Tech, Fulton County, North Fulton, Airport, UASI, etc. What's next, fire, police and...
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 06-15-2018, 5:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By ButchGone
I've used DStar, DMR and Fusion, and Fusion is...

I've used DStar, DMR and Fusion, and Fusion is the simplest to use and has the best audio quality. If you don't have a local Wires-X node or Wires-x enabled repeater, you can use your own hotspot to...
Forum: Uniden Prospective Owners 06-08-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 17,720
Posted By ButchGone
I wonder if the issues you face with simulcast...

I wonder if the issues you face with simulcast break up have to do with interference from a nearby cell site? Depending on which bands the cell transmitters are on, they can wipe out receivers,...
Forum: Amateur Radio Equipment 05-31-2018, 4:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By ButchGone
No grounding strap needed. The FTM-100 comes with...

No grounding strap needed. The FTM-100 comes with everything you need to mount it mobile, including the cable to connect the remote head. Depending on where you mount things, you may need an...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 05-06-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By ButchGone
Actually, there is plenty of SSB traffic to...

Actually, there is plenty of SSB traffic to monitor below 30 MHz besides amateur radio. Civil and military aviation communications, for example.
BG..
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 04-16-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,279
Posted By ButchGone
And donít forget the statewide 700mhz network for...

And donít forget the statewide 700mhz network for mobile repeaters for all state LE agencies (gotta be in range to hear the mobile repeaters):
...
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 04-16-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,279
Posted By ButchGone
The P25 repeaters are for primary communications....

The P25 repeaters are for primary communications. Car to car simplex, or direct traffic is analog on 154.6800 and 154.905. The state maintains licenses on the VHF high band frequencies for analog and...
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 04-13-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By ButchGone
Here ya go: License Search - Search Results...

Here ya go:
License Search - Search Results (http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/results.jsp;JSESSIONID_ULSSEARCH=907ThRDdfYc4vTGfmY1jDRJcGzNk0hB86TK9DdBDQ7mZknmbnTLM!372345583!484783045)...
Forum: The Uniden Tavern 04-03-2018, 1:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,392
Posted By ButchGone
Well the SDS 100 isnít even released yet and some...

Well the SDS 100 isnít even released yet and some folks need to start yet another thread bió-ing and complaining about some imaginary issues. Look, everyone is well familiar with how much you hate...
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 03-24-2018, 9:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,793
Posted By ButchGone
In northwest Georgia the P25 repeaters have...

In northwest Georgia the P25 repeaters have excellent coverage as primary channels. Troopers
use analog for car to car on the legacy freqs. Not an issue of older radios, theyíve been long gone....
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 03-24-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,793
Posted By ButchGone
Donít leave the legacy VHF ďhi bandĒ freqs out of...

Donít leave the legacy VHF ďhi bandĒ freqs out of your scanning rotation. 154.905 ANALOG is used by GSP for car to car comms, as well as 154.680. I also hear other distant car to car comms, not sure...
Forum: Uniden Prospective Owners 03-19-2018, 4:51 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 226,862
Posted By ButchGone
Thank you Paul and the rest of your team at...

Thank you Paul and the rest of your team at Uniden! Glad to see the innovation continue. Love my 436/536, and will gladly upgrade to this one.
BG..
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 01-05-2018, 9:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,785
Posted By ButchGone
There is no reason why fire departments need to...

There is no reason why fire departments need to encrypt radio transmissions. I asked a representative of a local emergency services agency why they chose to encrypt all fire traffic, and he said it...
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 01-05-2018, 9:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,071
Posted By ButchGone
The SharkRF OpenSpot will work with commands from...

The SharkRF OpenSpot will work with commands from the radio, DStar, Fusion or DMR. The web interface is great, use my iPhone for that, but you are defiantly not limited to just a web browser to...
Forum: Georgia Radio Discussion Forum 01-04-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,785
Posted By ButchGone
Iíll echo the sentiment, that the Georgia...

Iíll echo the sentiment, that the Georgia database is lacking. For example, I have submitted info for GSP/state law enforcement a couple of times but it was never posted in the data base. So Iíll be...
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 01-04-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,179
Posted By ButchGone
To answer the OPís question, yes, get a DStar...

To answer the OPís question, yes, get a DStar radio and give it a try. If you have local repeaters, great. But you donít need repeaters as hotspots like the SharkRF OpenSpot give you access to all of...
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 12-31-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,874
Posted By ButchGone
Try the YSF reflectors:...

Try the YSF reflectors: https://register.ysfreflector.de
You can drill down on this list from most nodes logged, by country, etc. These reflectors were created by the same guy who set up the IRCddb...
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 12-21-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,874
Posted By ButchGone
As a user of DStar and Fusion/Wires-X, I can tell...

As a user of DStar and Fusion/Wires-X, I can tell you that both are growing. They were designed for amateur use and have much more functionality than DMR, which was designed for commercial use. Many...
Forum: Tennessee Radio Discussion Forum 12-10-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,944
Posted By ButchGone
Strange, indeed. I have no issues hearing TDOT on...

Strange, indeed. I have no issues hearing TDOT on the Chattanooga simulcast cell, loud and clear on my 436.
BG..
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 12-07-2017, 2:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,762
Posted By ButchGone
You donít need access to repeaters to enjoy...

You donít need access to repeaters to enjoy digital voice. Just set up your own hot spot. Many options out there that do multiple modes like DStar, Fusion and DMR. The SharkRF OpenSpot is excellent,...
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 11-28-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,762
Posted By ButchGone
Yaesu just released a firmware update that...

Yaesu just released a firmware update that installs Wires-X functionality:
https://youtu.be/C_T43pSLgoI
As you see, not only can you connect to rooms with DTMF, you can store a bank of favorite...
Forum: Tennessee Radio Discussion Forum 11-16-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By ButchGone
They are using TACN, so be sure to monitor the...

They are using TACN, so be sure to monitor the Bradley County sites listed in the database - North Bradley, Oswald Dome, Cleveland. If you are in the west side of the County, the Chattanooga...
Forum: Tennessee Radio Discussion Forum 08-21-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By ButchGone
Use which ever system you want to hear. The...

Use which ever system you want to hear. The lagacy analog system is strapped to the newer P25 system, as most agencies still use a mix of radios either operating analog or digital. They have been...
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