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    Oklahoma P25 ID’s

    I see where Ottawa County has recently gone to p25 but I can’t locate any ID’s. Anyone happen to know what they are or tell me where I can find them? Looking for Ottawa county and the city of Miami, OK Thx!
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    Vertex vx-5500 scan function

    i am having trouble getting my vertex vx-5500u radio to scan. I've selected in the programming that i want it to scan, but when i upload the file and press the scan button nothing happens. Can anyone help me with the scan program.
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    SDS100 Questions

    Considering purchasing a Uniden SDS100 scanner. Have some questions regarding if I will be able to hear frequencies in my local area. I live in Clark County Indiana. Will I need to purchase any special software upgrades in order to hear police, fire, & EMS frequencies in my area? Are any of my...
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    Minitor Minitor 6 Programming Issue

    Just tried to read my code plug off of my pager and it is giving me the communications error. But when I try to change the system setup communications port it will not let me. Any suggestions?
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    R6 Programming an IC-R6/ having issues with steps

    Hello all! I just recently bought an R6 and am trying to program it w/o software because why not do things the hard way? I’m all but done and have a few UHF frequencies left. For some reason when scrolling I’m unable to dial in freqs that end in .25/.35. Is this an issue that would be resolved...
  6. Romeomike2709

    SDS100 Progamming

    First thanks to anyone patient enough to answer my questions. I've been monitoring scanners for near 43 years so I'm not a newbie. Recently I have been ill and thus after I purchased both SDS100/200 I have run into a few roadblocks. Forgive me if any of the questions are too obvious. 1. When I...
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    Vertex Standard VX160U

    Hi all, I want to program my radio to the frequencies on a Vertex Standard VX160U. I can't find the frequency list for this model anywhere, does anyone have it? I have the following information on the radio: Vertex Standard VX-160 Spec and I have the manual here: Vertex Standard VX-160U...
  8. alabamanick

    NAS Assistance on AFRN

    Alrighty, allow me to explain this mess. I have an XTS5k model II capable of 9600 baud trunking. I program it step by step for NAS like I've done on plenty of other systems and to no avail it doesn't work. The display shows the talkgroup but no audio comes through, the speaker isn't an issue as...
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    New radio, what channels to program?

    Greetings! I am a new, unlicensed owner of a Baofeng UV82HP. I have downloaded the CHIRP software and am overwhelmed with programming options. I would like to use the radio for talking to family in the same geographical area, for use while offroading or hiking, possibly talking to family in...
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    MCS2000 strange issue...

    Just finished programming the MCS2000 with a ribless connector. The radio will only transmit & receive on the first channel that was programmed. Even in scan mode the radio doesn't transmit or receive the other frequencies. Anybody able to help with this?
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    TRX-1: Efficient Programming

    I've had the TRX-1 for eight months now and what I thought about it early on still stands. It takes minutes to learn but you'll never master it. What I've found difficult is programming the scanner so that it scans efficiently. Here is what I'm trying to do. 1. I'm setting up scan lists by...
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    Motorola programming.

    Im a firefighter at a volunteer company in a rural area. we are lowband on a single channel frequency. I’m looking into buying a two way radio for my pov n I’ve done just a little bit of research on Motorola. 2 way radios in general. I’ve read u would need a system key for p25 but what about...
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    PRO 668 Question

    Hi All - Is it possible to set the Trunking site threshold on the scanner? I know how to do it on the programming software on the computer. Thanks!
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    BCD436HP: New Owner - Returning to Scanning

    I want some advice. I am a new owner of the BCD436 as I wanted a portable handheld unit and the SDS is out of my price range for my current knowledge level. I used to be into scanning back in the day with my father and grandfather, using an old crystal scanner and listening to Glendale, AZ fire...
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    Berkeley County WV pager tone outs

    Hello. I'm trying to find a list of fire station pager tone outs for the stations in Berkeley County, WV. I have looked everywhere on the internet and was unable to find them. Does anyone have a list of tones for the fire stations for programming my monitor V?
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    Programming

    Hello, I am fairly new to the whole scanner scene and I am having some problems programming my Uniden BCT15X. I would like to my local police agency in and they use the Motorola Type II Smartzone so I'm assuming it's 800 mghz but all the system frequencies given are in the 400 mghz range so I am...
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    Confusion over frequencies in Wiki

    Hi. I'm confused about the frequencies at https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?aid=1594. They are federal frequencies for Virginia, listed in the Wiki but they are not in the RR database. I can't figure out how to get them into my 436 HP using Sentinel, Proscan or anything else. I can get a...
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    NX-5200 Programming

    Our department has received 6 NX-5200 radios on a grant, traditionally we have utilized Motorola's so I'm not too familiar with these radios. They continuously break squelch and all throughout the night our firefighters are woken up by the station identifier beeping away in Morse code. None of...
  19. K9ROD

    DualBand Astro Spectras

    I know about the SIU way, but I have come across a "Y" cable that is for two Astro Spectra's. In the software under the "Advanced II" tab you check the box for a dual band unit and designate one radio as primary and the other as secondary. This is usually also referred to as the green radio and...
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    HELP w/ NXDN on BCD436HP

    Owned a mix of approx. 10 scanners over my lifetime - even back in the day when you had to punch everything in manually.... NOW, have a BCD436HP that I am trying to get an NXDN trunk on https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=8654 and it will not happen no matter what I try. Yes, I HAVE...
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