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Forum: Whistler Scanners 09-17-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
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: 21
Views: 1,303
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: 634
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: 830
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: 830
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: 408
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: 819
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: 1,104
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: 1,348
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...
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 10-21-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By alabamarailfan
Even if you did manage to send a command to...

Even if you did manage to send a command to change a signal or turnout, there is logic in the field equipment that would not allow the operation to be performed. Otherwise, a simple mistake by a...
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 08-31-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By alabamarailfan
Thank you for your efforts on this project!...

Thank you for your efforts on this project! Impressive, indeed! Do you know if there are plans for any other live audio feeds for the FEC other than the one for Bowden Yard?
Keep up the good work...
Forum: Alabama Radio Discussion Forum 07-08-2016, 2:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By alabamarailfan
Glad to help! Thank you for the kind words on...

Glad to help! Thank you for the kind words on the feed!

Here is a page of some digital scanners, just about any of which should work for the new system in use:
Digital Police Scanner Radios...
Forum: Alabama Radio Discussion Forum 07-08-2016, 1:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By alabamarailfan
csuggs73, It does indeed sound like DPD has...

csuggs73,
It does indeed sound like DPD has switched over to the AFRN digital system permanently. You will need a P25 digital capable scanner to pick up the AFRN network.

I just updated the live...
Forum: New York Radio Discussion Forum 06-28-2016, 6:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By alabamarailfan
I know this is a little off topic for the post,...

I know this is a little off topic for the post, but related. Has anyone considered providing a live audio feed of the MTA? I would think that would make for some interesting listening!
Forum: Railroad/Railfan Monitoring Forum 09-08-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hello GWD81, Both of those frequencies are the...

Hello GWD81,
Both of those frequencies are the new narrowband frequencies in between the existing channels. In my monitoring, even in crowded cities, I have seen very little use of these yet. I...
Forum: Streaming / Broadcasting / Audio Recording 07-29-2015, 9:12 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 21,807
Posted By alabamarailfan
Great project here! Kudos to Lindsey! Have you...

Great project here! Kudos to Lindsey! Have you seen much issues with frequency drift with the SDR dongles? Hearing stories about the drift is the only reason I haven't picked one up yet. Thanks...
Forum: Splitters, Filters and Multicouplers 04-02-2015, 8:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By alabamarailfan
Thanks for the input, kf8yk! I was wondering...

Thanks for the input, kf8yk! I was wondering about a power injector as well. I just applied power and verified that power is output on the J1 port so that pretty much solves it!

Thanks again for...
Forum: Splitters, Filters and Multicouplers 04-02-2015, 4:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By alabamarailfan
Help IDing this Celwave Part 639080

Hey Folks,
Hoping someone might be able to identify this part I picked up off eBay. The seller figured it was a pre-amp since it looks like a lot of Celwave pre-amps (albeit, a little smaller) but...
Forum: Streaming / Broadcasting / Audio Recording 02-23-2015, 8:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,790
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hey Dave (K9DAK) and alll, What I had to do...

Hey Dave (K9DAK) and alll,
What I had to do with Avast was to add to exceptions, then go in to the virus chest (which for some reason, wasn't easy to find), then restore the .exe file and it...
Forum: Streaming / Broadcasting / Audio Recording 02-21-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,790
Posted By alabamarailfan
I wanted to mention that I have another feed...

I wanted to mention that I have another feed using a BCD396XT and it seems to work fine with the new 3.0 version of RadioFeed.

Thanks again and hope this information helps!
Forum: Streaming / Broadcasting / Audio Recording 02-20-2015, 3:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,790
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hello All, I have a Pro-197 based feed and the...

Hello All,
I have a Pro-197 based feed and the alpha are mostly working but I am having trouble with the text sent not matching the current channel fairly often. I have attached a screen shot...
Forum: Streaming / Broadcasting / Audio Recording 02-18-2015, 4:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,790
Posted By alabamarailfan
Excellent software. Easy to configure and more...

Excellent software. Easy to configure and more options than similar tools. Keep up the good work, ProScan folks!

--
John D. Peterson/W4JDP
http://www.alabamarailfan.com
Forum: Streaming / Broadcasting / Audio Recording 01-21-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By alabamarailfan
Hello, Haven't used one under Linux in some...

Hello,
Haven't used one under Linux in some time but I use Griffin iMics under Windows and they seem to have excellent audio quality.
Here is one page that might help when I did a search:...
Forum: Alabama Radio Discussion Forum 01-12-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By alabamarailfan
wise871 is exactly correct. Hartselle FD is...

wise871 is exactly correct. Hartselle FD is using TGID 32050 on the new 700 MHz Morgan Co system.
Forum: Broadcastify Administration 12-29-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By alabamarailfan
ID-10T = IDIOT. So I assume user error. LOL! ...

ID-10T = IDIOT. So I assume user error. LOL! Very clever, csmith00!
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