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    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.

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First, somebody will have to confirm that they are live on MARCS. Then they must confirm what talkgroups are being used. Then they must submit those talkgroups to the MARCS DB. Then they have to wait for an admin to pick up the submission and work it. Once an admin works the submission, the talkgroups will be in the database. Then you have to wait for Uniden to pull the latest information and include it in their sentinel updates.

You can always add them manually, beforehand, using a favorites list -- if you know what the talkgroups are.
 

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Springfield pd and fd are going to marcs tmro from provoice. How long before database is updated for the 436.
There are already Springfield talk groups in the database. Listen to those and see if they are accurate. I read somewhere here that they would be encrypted, but the only ones currently listed as such are the Sheriff Tac channels.

There were recent changes to the Springfield site. Manually check the frequencies and make any changes in your FL, until the Uniden DB is updated Monday.
 
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Does anyone know of a Sheriff's office in Ohio that refers to dispatch as 300 and uses 3xx unit IDs ?

54765 is "TAC 1" but I don't know for which agency. Looking at other 547xx TGs in the RRDB it appears these are pretty consistently used by County SO's.

Unit 349 called 300 while traveling through Summit County around 4:20pm today to report an accident on route 277 and had no idea where he really was or which agency was responsible. Based on the discussion he was apparently picking up a prisoner and taking them back to another county. Update: RIDS were 390108 390022 (Maybe Perry or Huron County?)
 

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Does anyone know of a Sheriff's office in Ohio that refers to dispatch as 300 and uses 3xx unit IDs ?

54765 is "TAC 1" but I don't know for which agency. Looking at other 547xx TGs in the RRDB it appears these are pretty consistently used by County SO's.

Unit 349 called 300 while traveling through Summit County around 4:20pm today to report an accident on route 277 and had no idea where he really was or which agency was responsible. Based on the discussion he was apparently picking up a prisoner and taking them back to another county. Update: RIDS were 390108 390022 (Maybe Perry or Huron County?)
39 would be Huron County. Perry County is 64.

However, the IDs you list are actually Ashland County; Ohio MARCS IDs are the two digit county number followed by five numbers which might be defined by the county, or not (xx9xxxx indicates a MARCS customer with a random assigned ID for their county). The system drops the leading zero. Same kind of thing got me on Athens County until I took a closer look.

Looking at the Ashland County wiki page it confirms that ACSO is called "300" so it appears you've found an unknown talkgroup; please submit to the database and well done.
 

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However, the IDs you list are actually Ashland County; Ohio MARCS IDs are the two digit county number followed by five numbers which might be defined by the county, or not (xx9xxxx indicates a MARCS customer with a random assigned ID for their county). The system drops the leading zero. Same kind of thing got me on Athens County until I took a closer look.
Have you seen any definitive spreadsheet on this? I've found 2-3 online on various ohio.gov sites dated anywhere from 2013 to 2016 that contradict each other on what they claim to be the ranges. See the last page of https://siec.ohio.gov/Portals/0/pdf/7xRadioIDSOP.pdf for example.

Then this BRICS website Radio IDs implies the first three digits of a 9 digit RID define county, but that doesn't work for this example or stuff I am watching daily on the Summit County site. Throw in the random IDs and it gets confusing.
 

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Have you seen any definitive spreadsheet on this? I've found 2-3 online on various ohio.gov sites dated anywhere from 2013 to 2016 that contradict each other on what they claim to be the ranges. See the last page of https://siec.ohio.gov/Portals/0/pdf/7xRadioIDSOP.pdf for example.

Then this BRICS website Radio IDs implies the first three digits of a 9 digit RID define county, but that doesn't work for this example or stuff I am watching daily on the Summit County site. Throw in the random IDs and it gets confusing.
I was part of the group that defined the statewide radio ID standard. While there may be a few oddballs out there where a programmer fat-fingered the IDs (or early adopters which were never changed), what's in the Wiki is correct and the SIEC page does reflect the current statewide SOP.

https://wiki.radioreference.com/ind...ti-Agency_Radio_Communications_Radio_ID_Logic

Radio IDs only have seven digits currently, but the system could allow up to eight digits (the top end being 16777215). The first sentence on the BRICS page clearly says eight digits, so they're referring to what's possible with the system, not what's actually in use.

The system drops leading zeroes, so counties 01 through 09 will show up on the display as 1 through 9 and only six digits.

Also keep in mind that what most people think of as the home county for a given agency might not actually be the "official" or legal home county of that agency as far as the State of Ohio is concerned, so Agency X may appear in what you might consider the "wrong" county.
 
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