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city of philadelphia p25 trunked system

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brought my gre psr 800 to the city, north up by franklin mills mall there is not simulcast distortion. center city there is simulcast distortion but not as bad as some places. put the stock antenna inside a hole in the side of an empty paint can near the bottom and its much clearer. ....this is the 2nd time i have brought this radio to the city and i have never heard any of the detectives talkgroups key up at all, radios with encryption is an extra $2,000 right? and they are not using them, probably push to talk cell phones instead. give them to me instead if they are not going to use them
 

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Just an FYI,

Those encrypted special unit talkgroups in RR have changed a lot when Philly went full 9600 baud P25.

And I believe the use of the clear District Tac talkgroups have diminished significantly since they started being posted in the DB.
 
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so the special unit talkgroups have changed numbers? i was listening with a wildcard enabled and the only encrypted talkgroup i heard was the mayors office
 
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