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R30 performance with simulcast?

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Velarde, New Mexico
#1
I know the R30 isn't designed to track trunked systems, but has anybody tried to monitor P25 simulcast signals with it?

If so, how did it do?

Thanks for sharing any observations!
 
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Velarde, New Mexico
#3
I have monitored the RISCON-Providence system with it in the middle of Providence and it did better than my 996XT and not as good as my G5
Thanks for the information, Citywide173. I suspected that would be the case.

My G5 and SDS100 can't be beat for monitoring simulcast systems, but I've been thinking about buying an R30 some day, and I'm looking for any justification I can find for doing so.

I really like Icom radios (I've had the R1, R100, R2, R5, R6, and R20 in my arsenal), and I'm intrigued with the R30.

Have a good day!

-Johnnie
 
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Central Mn
#6
I think they've done just about all they can for the '436 when it comes to simulcast reception, but it ultimately boils down to hardware. The R30 must have a better front end, and I wonder what that might be . . . filters, digital signal processor?
Whatever they did, they did it right. Am enjoying mine.
 
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