1. Z

    NXDN Trunking on DSD

    Is there a way to tell the difference between type "C" trunking (Kenwood) and type "D" Trunking (IDAS) in DSD Plus. I put the 3 system frequencies in the scanner and there is no continuous control channel data stream & the bottom of the window where the talkgroup information is shows "NEXEDGE48...
  2. H

    DSD+ 1.101 works on all systems but this one!?!

    Hi all, I have a successfully configured DSD+ install using a RTL2832u + R820T SDR stick. All other systems decode successfully when I have a strong enough signal, but not this one. The problem is not with noise, as the signal is way above the floor. Based on my experience, it sounds like a...
  3. V

    NX 300 priority scan NXDN while on conventional channel

    Here is what I'm trying to do for a customer with an NX300 radio.... We have a NXDN network that is up and running. The customer will have 1 ID/channel and will use it for emergencies. When not on the NXDN emergency network channel, the radio will be used at different sites talking on...
  4. J

    BER Mapping with NXDN & 8800S

    Hi, Has anyone successfully mapped BER with NXDN radios and a AeroFlex 8800S ?
  5. danman_0627

    NX-5300 Manual DTMF dialing

    Hi all, Has anyone had any problems with using the dtmf keypad on a NX-5300K6 on a conventional NXDN channel? Mine works fine on analog channels but on the NXDN conventional channels it doesn't. I have "manual dialing" checked under personal features in the conventional nxdn zone but its still...
  6. A

    Transmitting Interferes With Scanners

    Hello all, I do not know too much about radio installs so please bear with me if this is an obvious problem. A group of myself and others work together in a photography business, and we recently decided to take our operations efficiency up a notch by renting a radio system. We are utilizing...
  7. M

    BCDx36HP: NXDN Transmissions

    I have tried several times to hear my local police and fire dept. to no avail. I am sure that they are using NXDN but all I hear is the control channel noise. Am I doing something wrong or am I wrong in assuming this scanner should pick up the frequencies?
  8. K

    NXDN Kenwood NX-220 Help

    I am trying to program a new Kenwood NX-220 for the sole purpose of listening to these frequencies Scott County, Indiana (IN) Scanner Frequencies and Radio Frequency Reference that are running NXDN. I have the Kenwood software (KPF-141D) and programming cable. I entered the frequencies listed...
  9. D

    New IDAS System Questions Icom or Kenwood

    I am looking very seriously at switching my business from analog VHF to NXDN VHF, I have a couple questions that I hope you all can help with: *What are the benefits of going Icom instead of Kenwood ? (F-5061 removable faceplate is a big plus for us but I can seem to find any other real...
  10. U

    ICOM F3161 programming issues

    So I'm a total noob when it comes to ICOM. I'm normally a Motorola man, but since I heard about the railroads slowly going to NXDN, I decided to invest in my first ICOM since I'm a train buff. I got the software from theantennafarm, along with an F3161 with a keypad, and a cable, etc. Basically...
  11. G

    Programing one Unit ID/Radio ID on multiple Radios

    Is it possible to program one single Unit ID on multiple handhelds? For example: Radio #1: 400.000 RAN 10 KEY 45123 Unit/RADIO ID 5 Radio #2: 400.000 RAN 10 KEY 45123 Unit/RADIO ID 5 Radio #3: 400.000 RAN 10 KEY 45123 Unit/RADIO ID 5 Thanks for the help, gb
  12. Airboss

    Cherokee and Clay County SO Using Encryption

    As of noon today it appears that the Cherokee SO's dispatch repeater (158.970) is using NXDN encryption full time. As of yesterday their 159.105 tactical repeater has been using NXDN fulltime. And the hits just keep on coming. The Clay county SO repeater (151.4375) is also using NXDN...
  13. kd4efm

    Levy County, Fla to go Icom iDAS NXDN

    MissionCritical Communications, Radio Resource International, and Public Safety Report - wireless voice and data communications for mobile, remote and public safety operations Florida County Selects NXDN System from Icom (7/12/13) Icom America was contracted by Levy County, Fla., to supply...
  14. K

    NXDN Data Mode

    Has anyone else used the capability of the Kenwood NXDN radios in 6.25 kHz for text exchange or broadcast? If so, how are you using it?
  15. F

    Consider a Vocoder Beyond AMBE+2

    It seems Digital Voice Systems has a lock on the preferred vocoder for use in LMR equipment. DVS got IMBE into P25 years ago, and it is now won acceptance of the newer AMBE+2 vocoder. The excellent voice quality of the AMBE+2 has also captured the favored position in almost every standard...
  16. K

    Tx NXDN VHF/UHF repeaters

    I have a two Kenwood NXDN repeaters on the air for a while. 145.2700- and 440.6250+, both using 6.25 kHz NXDN requiring RAN 13. They are in EM00th, near Johnson City, TX. Anyone in the area is welcome to try them. You can usually hit them from the higher locations in Austin. Both are sometimes...
  17. B

    MDC-1200 for NEXEDGE Radios Now Available

    Kenwood has released a new firmware version (2.04) for the NX mobiles and portables that includes MDC-1200 encode & decode. Various other functions including low cost IP networking for conventional repeaters have also been added. They have also added the ability to automatically switch between...