• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:


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    Talk Around / Simplex on Capacity Plus Single Repeater System

    I am getting mixed messages regarding the ability to use talkaround with our repeater / system setup. Motorola says no, users say yes.... is it possible to enable talkaround using a capacity plus trunked system? we have a simple set up with a single repeater if possible - use a button or...
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    DMR Talkaround technicalities

    I have a couple of questions about how talkaround functions: When a mobile radio keys up in talkaround mode, does it identify as a base station? Further, does/can a receiver discriminate between a station type (Mobile/base) if it is on the correct frequency, color code and TG? Thanks!
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    XPR7550 Programming Question

    I have been programming MotoTRBO for at least three years now and and just been handed some XPR7550's to program for a local Volunteer Fire Department. I have just about figured out all the programming with the exception of Repeater/Talkaround feature. I can't seem to get it to work. I have...
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    LTR Talkaround

    A friend of mine who uses an LTR system on their job. While I was getting his talkaround frequency, I found out that the talkaround frequency also emits LTR trunking data. I'm now kind of a puzzled as I thought talkaround was simply just an conventional frequency. A google search on the subject...