RadioReference on Facebook   RadioReference on Twitter   RadioReference Blog
 

Go Back   The RadioReference.com Forums > Commercial, Professional Radio and Personal Radio > Unication Forum

Unication Forum - Forum for discussion of Unication products.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-29-2016, 11:02 AM
Member
  Premium Subscriber
Premium Subscriber
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: DelMarVa
Posts: 102
Default Phase II upgrade * question *

Unication Dave, I am just curious if the phase II firmware update is still on schedule for a release date in the 4th quarter of 2016? My listening areas " Maryland and Delaware " are quickly all changing over the p25 phase 2. Im sure 75% of the current G4 & G5 owners are in areas where these systems are coming online. I know your team is working on it as fast as possible and this question is meant as Q&A , not being aggressive or angry. I am just purely fact finding and anxiously awaiting this change to open up the full potential of my $900 -- $1000 pager. Thank You.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-29-2016, 11:11 AM
Member
  Premium Subscriber
Premium Subscriber
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Fairfax, VA
Posts: 614
Default

I am also surrounded by Phase II systems.
Anxiously awaiting also.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 10-29-2016, 4:20 PM
Signal-Zero's Avatar
Member
   
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Fortified Bunker
Posts: 1,908
Default

You people are so impatient !!!! Lol. Hopefully soon....


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________
"We celebrate our independence from the Government, not our dependence on it."
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 10-29-2016, 4:57 PM
Member
  Premium Subscriber
Premium Subscriber
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Fairfax, VA
Posts: 614
Default

Were hoping to be able to listen before they turn on encryption. We all fear that day !!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 10-31-2016, 9:23 AM
Unication_David's Avatar
Unication Representative
   
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Raceland, KY
Posts: 92
Default

I wish I had some good news for you but I'm afraid I do not. Phase II is still the number 1 thing on our road map but we had some other features that had higher priority and that has put us behind. I assure you that I am working very hard to get Phase II and will keep you informed as much as I can as we move forward.
__________________
David K. Oney
Technology Division
Unication USA, Inc.
Direct: 817-210-4187
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 10-31-2016, 8:53 PM
Member
  Premium Subscriber
Premium Subscriber
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: DelMarVa
Posts: 102
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unication_David View Post
I wish I had some good news for you but I'm afraid I do not. Phase II is still the number 1 thing on our road map but we had some other features that had higher priority and that has put us behind. I assure you that I am working very hard to get Phase II and will keep you informed as much as I can as we move forward.

Thank you Sir.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 02-11-2017, 9:15 PM
Member
   
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Victoria BC
Posts: 7
Default

Hello David, would you be able to confirm that the G5 is indeed up-gradable to phase II. Some responses seem to indicate that phase II is hardware only but it seems phase II can be upgraded via firmware which is actually the reason I decided on buying this unit since my local system is phase II. Thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 02-17-2017, 9:34 AM
Unication_David's Avatar
Unication Representative
   
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Raceland, KY
Posts: 92
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pdaustin View Post
Hello David, would you be able to confirm that the G5 is indeed up-gradable to phase II. Some responses seem to indicate that phase II is hardware only but it seems phase II can be upgraded via firmware which is actually the reason I decided on buying this unit since my local system is phase II. Thanks!
The G4/G5 Hardware is compatible with phase II systems however it does not have the required ambe+2 vocoder required to decode the data stream. This will be simply a "firmware update" to implement the vocoder.
__________________
David K. Oney
Technology Division
Unication USA, Inc.
Direct: 817-210-4187
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 02-17-2017, 9:59 AM
Member
  Audio Feed Provider
Audio Feed Provider
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 578
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unication_David View Post
The G4/G5 Hardware is compatible with phase II systems however it does not have the required ambe+2 vocoder required to decode the data stream. This will be simply a "firmware update" to implement the vocoder.
Why is this statement confusing me. LOL
It doesnt have the hardware to decode the data stream yet a firmware update will implement the vocoder.
If the hardware isnt there how can a firmware update enable it?
sorry, maybe im missing something.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 02-17-2017, 10:02 AM
Unication_David's Avatar
Unication Representative
   
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Raceland, KY
Posts: 92
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by IAmSixNine View Post
Why is this statement confusing me. LOL
It doesnt have the hardware to decode the data stream yet a firmware update will implement the vocoder.
If the hardware isnt there how can a firmware update enable it?
sorry, maybe im missing something.
The vocoder is software not hardware. The G4/G5 has all hardware required to support Phase II.
__________________
David K. Oney
Technology Division
Unication USA, Inc.
Direct: 817-210-4187
Reply With Quote
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 02-17-2017, 10:32 AM
Member
  Audio Feed Provider
Audio Feed Provider
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 578
Default

Perfect. For some reason i was thinking the AMBE+2 was also hardware related.

Thank you Unication_David.
Reply With Quote
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 02-17-2017, 10:42 AM
Member
   
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Victoria BC
Posts: 7
Default G4/G5 PhaseII

Thanks for clarifying that David, big relief on knowing the G5 is hardware capable of phase II.
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 02-17-2017, 12:18 PM
Signal-Zero's Avatar
Member
   
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Fortified Bunker
Posts: 1,908
Default

Any updated timeline ?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________
"We celebrate our independence from the Government, not our dependence on it."
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 02-17-2017, 3:56 PM
Unication_David's Avatar
Unication Representative
   
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Raceland, KY
Posts: 92
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Signal-Zero View Post
Any updated timeline ?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Don't have an estimated Date.
__________________
David K. Oney
Technology Division
Unication USA, Inc.
Direct: 817-210-4187
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 9:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
All information here is Copyright 2012 by RadioReference.com LLC and Lindsay C. Blanton III.Ad Management by RedTyger
Copyright 2015 by RadioReference.com LLC Privacy Policy  |  Terms and Conditions