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APCO P25 System?

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nearscanman

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Still learning alot about this system, my question is that I see VHF freqs going P25. Always thought this system was 800MHZ. Someone shed some light.
 

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Sounds like you are asking about a Specific Governmental P25 System.

P25 can be VHF, UHF, 800, 900
P25 can be Conventional or Trunked.

your best to post in your Regional Forum and be specific as to Which System is using P25

Still learning alot about this system, my question is that I see VHF freqs going P25. Always thought this system was 800MHZ. Someone shed some light.
 

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Still learning alot about this system, my question is that I see VHF freqs going P25. Always thought this system was 800MHZ. Someone shed some light.
P25 does not depend on frequency band. It is a waveform that can be transmitted on any frequency it is authorized on, so you will see P25 (and other digital formats, too) being implemented on any band the equipment is manufactured in.
 

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Thanks guys! Here in Arkansas were seeing alot of Police and Sheriff Dept. going to the AWIN System which is APCO P25 and their in the VHF range.
 

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From personal experience I would suggest any jurisdiction considering going to a P-25 trunked system to use a structured band. VHF is an absolute combining nightmare, especially when you have every jurisdiction in a given area licensing any freq's they can get a hold of with no regard to bordering jurisdictions.
 
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