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mtx8250 is it p25 compatable?

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W0JJK

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No. Most likely analog trunked and analog conventional only.
 

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I dont even think it will work on newer re-banded systems.
I got rid of mine years ago and i am thinking the reason was it didnt work right.
BUT i could be wrong. Like W0JJK said, it is Analog ONLY. Works on Privacy Plus II and conventional systems.
I remember the unit having good audio and a good receiver in it. Someone feel free to chime with an official comment on if it works on re-banded systems..
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We use MTX8250's on some of our ambulances in Jefferson, Co Texas. According to the database that system has gone thru rebanding, we have not had any problems with them.
 

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We use MTX8250's on some of our ambulances in Jefferson, Co Texas. According to the database that system has gone thru rebanding, we have not had any problems with them.
1) The MTX8250 (Waris-based 800 trunked portable) is limited to SmartNet system (3600 baud control channels). Will not to Motorola P25 trunking (9600 baud equivalent control channels.

2) Also will not do the 824 channels on conventional.

3) MTSX8250 cannot be upgraded for the post-rebanding channel table. This will not affect operations on a system that does not use one of the channels created for the first time by rebanding, as the table channel numbers for "legacy" channels are unchanged.
 

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The MTX8250 is a Privacy Plus radio. It IS NOT affected by rebanding. Even before rebanding it would not work on a Smartnet system. The 821 frequencies in Smartnet are what rebanding moved down 15Mhz, Privacy plus radios and systems can't have 821 freqs in them.
 

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The MTX8250 is a Privacy Plus radio. It IS NOT affected by rebanding. Even before rebanding it would not work on a Smartnet system. The 821 frequencies in Smartnet are what rebanding moved down 15Mhz, Privacy plus radios and systems can't have 821 freqs in them.
I have seen MTX8250s work just fine on SmartNet systems, including executing a channel grant to an 824 voice channel (though they won't take an 824 conventional channel). Rebanding affects all Type II systems.
 
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