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RX Data on p7100 display?

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Had my radio on as usual and just happend to be looking at the screen and on the first line on top of the display which shows agency or system being monitored it flashed "RX Data" for about 5 seconds then went back to normal. Just curious as to what it means..Thanks in advance.
 
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TXEMT said:
Had my radio on as usual and just happend to be looking at the screen and on the first line on top of the display which shows agency or system being monitored it flashed "RX Data" for about 5 seconds then went back to normal. Just curious as to what it means..Thanks in advance.
Several years ago, I used our EDACS system for a Police Mobile Data application with MDX radios in an "RF DATA" configuration. We had two MDX control stations with interface to a data host server and MDX mobile radios in our police vehicles. When the radio would receive a data message, the display showed "RX DATA" and when the mobile radio sent out data it showed "TX DATA". We no longer use this application and have never used 7100 radios for this purpose, I think, for some unknown reason, your radio acted like it was getting a data call.
 
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Yeah that does make sense, we work off the system here in san antonio and alot of different agencies are having prolbems with the radios going to "CC Scan" and WA scan and locking on towers that are on the other side of the county and skipping the closest and strongest contol channel happens quite a few times durning a normal eight hour shift but then somedays radio is back to normal with the site romaning, so getting a random data call might be part of the radio problems
 
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