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Old 06-16-2017, 9:08 PM
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Default PHX Fire

The VHF frequencies are analog in the clear. The entire VHF system is simplex with mountain top base stations for the alarm room, and dozens of receive only sites around the valley. No repeaters means you will need to be within 1-2 miles of a mobile to hear them. You will only hear the base stations unless you are very close to the incident.

The patches on the RWC trunked system are encrypted. These would be nice to hear as they transmit what the alarm room hears with all of the receive sites. Don't bother programming these talkgroups.
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