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Typical range for monitoring on 700 to 800 freqs?

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WVFC80

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Since 700 and 800mhz are a much shorter wavelength than say the 42mhz frequincies they are much more line of sight which in turn makes them more affected by terrain.
 

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Like the lower freqs. 42.000 have longer distance in range. Is the monitoring range less on these other trunking digital freqs?
Depends on lots of variables. Transmission height and power are two of the biggest factors.
 

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I have a magmount antenna on a hunk of sheet metal in my home "shack", and I get about 30 miles on 700 and 20 miles on 800. In the truck, with the same kind of antenna on the roof, I get 60 miles depending on terrain on both bands.
 

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coax

depending on the coax and condition of it, any splices, connectors, could affect the signal strength. and an antenna could be in a blind spot for the signal.
 
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