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EDACS on Motorola radio

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I've seen a forum post somewhere that says you CAN monitor an EDACS system with a Motorola radio but something about wide-WACN setting hex edit?

Can this actually be done for a non-affiliate scan an EDACS system with an APX?
 

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ahhh no, reason being its like a English man talking to a puppy, the puppy is edcas and the man is mot 2 while in non trunking, yeah you can hear the voice, but can not follow, both are apco 16 compliant, but wont work.
 

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I've seen a forum post somewhere that says you CAN monitor an EDACS system with a Motorola radio but something about wide-WACN setting hex edit?



Can this actually be done for a non-affiliate scan an EDACS system with an APX?


Short answer is no unless you monitor the voice channels conventionally but you'll hear all the traffic and the beeps.

You're mixing up a few different technologies though.

A WACN is a P25 trunking term. EDACS is an ancient trunking technology that has nothing to do with P25 trunking.
 

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Mike, yeah I couldn’t find the post about it. Maybe it was a Harris system that post was about. Does that make sense if it was a Harris System?
 

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Now Harris is full p-25(thank God opensky was a joke) and there edacs was a very very good system, it took a lot of money to keep up, but the return was sound.

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Ok buy a scanner on eBay with triple trunking they are less then 100 bucks

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There was a large post about it and having to force some system wide setting check box in the CPS for it to be able to monitor Harris. Not EDACS. I mistyped.
 

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Set it on conventional, and find the dac code, and make sure not to affiliate with the system or it will get bricked

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