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Old 09-12-2017, 9:45 AM
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Default county name is not unique

We have a case here where a common county name is repeated within the same state.
The offending entries are here;

https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=724

https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=9354

We have a disambiguation category in the wiki reserved for just this purpose, but I dislike using it, because it's rather sloppy. Montgomery county as an entity exists in several states.

How about making an unique name for the phase 2 system entry, such as Montgomery County, PA (P25)? There is a precedent for the comma and state abbreviation - see the Maryland entry for the same county, which is written precisely in this manner.

We can then temporarily move the associated wiki article so that I can build a proper wiki page to house the data already there.

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Looks to me like the newer system (SID 9354) is already named Montgomery County (P25), the older system (SID 724) lacks that.

There was a discussion in the Admin thread not long ago that discussed this very issue and it appears this entry meets the naming requirements put forward by Tom and Lindsay. (See https://forums.radioreference.com/da...mes-redux.html)
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I added the missing InfoBox to the P25 article.

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OK I guess we'll have to live with it - I'll link it up to the Trunked systems page (along with another new Pa. entry) I think they're both orphans

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