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josephjthomas

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not hearing anthing from 800 for indiana vigo and vermillion countys need help can any one give me matching freq and ids
 

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Joseph

Hey, not a problem. There's plenty to listen to with your BC898T - it's a nice scanner.

Just read the manual please - it will help out.
Just read the manual please - it will help out (yes, I am repeating myself).

A majority of communications for all of ISP District 32 Terre Haute take place on the statewide Project Hoosier SAFE-T system - some of the communications are digital in nature which the 898 cannot receive.

In general here's what you can't listen to in the ISP Terre Haute District with your scanner:
Parke County Sheriff
Vermillion County Sheriff
ISU Police
Terre Haute Police
Terre Haute Federal Penitentiary

Everybody else is either still analog or simulcasts their transmissions from on conventional VHF frequencies.

Let's start out with a bank layout. Here's what I suggest...

Bank 01: ISP District 32 - Conventional
Bank 02: Indiana Project Hoosier SAFE-T Terre Haute - Motorola Trunking
Bank 03: Terre Haute - EDACS Trunking
Bank 04: Union Hospital - LTR Trunking
Bank 05: Illinois State - Conventional (west)
Bank 06: Amateur Radio/Skywarn
Bank 07: Leave this blank or program as you wish.
Bank 08: Leave this blank or program as you wish.
Bank 09: Leave this blank or program as you wish.
Bank 10: Leave this blank or program as you wish.

For Programming....

Bank 01: ISP District 32 - Conventional
ISP LOW BAND 42.4200
VIGO CO HIGHWAYS 151.0250
BRAZIL POLICE 151.1600
CLAY CO EMS 151.4000
VIGO CO EMS 153.4400
VERMILLION CO FD 154.2200
VIGO CO FIRE 154.3100
PARKE CO FIRE 154.3700
CLAY CO FIRE 154.4000
SULLIVAN CO SO 155.0100
INDIANA IHERN 155.3400
INDIANA PNT-PNT 155.3700
VIGO CO SHERIFF 155.5650
SULLIVAN CO FIRE 155.8950
BRAZIL FIRE 156.1950
AIR EVAC BRAZIL 158.2200
CLAY CO SHERIFF 158.7300
VIGO CO EMER MGT 158.7600

Bank 02: Indiana Project Hoosier SAFE-T Terre Haute - Motorola Trunking
This has to be programmed as a Motorola Trunking system (see the manual)
Unfortunately, there isn't much analog traffic on this system except for statewide mutual aid, Vigo County Fire, and INDOT, but it is helpful.
Program in the talkgroups and select the ID SCAN mode.

Frequencies:
867.3750
860.7125
859.7125
858.7125
857.7125
856.7125

Talkgroups:
VIGO CO FGND 1 3296
VIGO CO FGND 2 3312
VIGO CO FGND 3 3328
VIGO CO FGND 4 3344
VIGO CO FD DISP 3360
VIGO CO EMA 3728
IDOT T-HAUTE SUB 8400
IDOT T-HAUTE OP1 8416
IDOT T-HAUTE OP2 8432
IDOT T-HAUTE OP3 8448
ISP D32 MUT AID3 64976
ISP D32 MUT AID2 64992
ISP D32 MUT AID1 65008

Bank 03: Terre Haute - EDACS Trunking
This has to be programmed as an EDACS Trunking system (see the manual)
The most important thing is that you MUST program them in the following order!!!
The good thing about this system is that the digital talkgroups for ISP Dispatch and Vigo County Sheriff are on this system as analog - so you can listen!!!

Frequencies - IN THIS ORDER!!!
Channel 01: 855.7375
Channel 02: 856.7375
Channel 03: 857.7625
Channel 04: 858.0375
Channel 05: 859.9375
Channel 06: 855.9875
Channel 07: 856.9375
Channel 08: 857.9375
Channel 09: 858.9375

Talkgroups (AFS mode):
THFD DISPATCH 12-020
THFD TACTICAL 1 12-040
THFD TACTICAL 2 12-060
THFD TACTICAL 3 12-080
THFD TACTICAL 4 12-100
THFD TACTICAL 5 12-120
VIGO CO SHERIFF 03-000
ISP 32 DISPATCH 03-060
REG H MA-1 03-120

Bank 04: Union Hospital - LTR Trunking
This has to be programmed as an LTR Trunking system (see the manual)
The most important thing is that you MUST program them in the following order!!!
This is a new system - not much info on it.

Frequencies - IN THIS ORDER!!!
Channel 01: 0.0000 - leave this blank!!!
Channel 02: 453.6250
Channel 03: 0.0000 - leave this blank!!!
Channel 04: 460.3500 - leave this blank!!!
Channel 05: 0.0000 - leave this blank!!!
Channel 06: 460.0750

Bank 05: Illinois State - Conventional (west, but good to have)
EDGAR CO FIRE 151.3250
CLARK CO FD 151.3850
PARIS FIRE 154.1450
ISP EFFINGHAM 154.6800
ISP PESOTUM 154.6950
PARIS POLICE 154.7850
MARSHALL POLICE 154.8750
ISP ISPERN 155.4750
CLARK CO SO 155.5350
MARSHALL FIRE 159.3300
 

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And I wouldn't ignore any Milair possibilities - if the 898's front end in this band is as good as the 895s (with the addition of being able to program the 138-144 Mhz band in AM) it should serve nicely as a starter scanner for listening in this range (225-380 Mhz)

Unless Uniden has made some significant changes, as I understand it, the 898 manual leaves a whole lot to be desired. I had made a suggestion some time ago to use our 898 Wiki article - in the discussion section - to document and correct the manual, but that idea sunk like a lead weight <sigh>

73s Mike
 
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Nice post Mike... Awhile back I posted the 8 options you can use with the VFO knob. THREE of them I found in the BCT-8 manual on page 46 & 47... Still have no idea what #4 is, but if you turn it off the 898 with not trunk.Using the C/C only and which plan to use was a BIG help.

Mark
 

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josephjthomas said:
Ill Give It A Try I Hear Alot Form Terre Haute But Nothing From Clinton Indiana
i Programed theses Motorola Trunk frequencys into my 898T
For Vigo / Terre Haute Indiana

Frequencies:
867.3750
860.7125
859.7125
858.7125
857.7125
856.7125

but cant figure out how to program the talk groups

Talkgroups:
VIGO CO FGND 1 3296
VIGO CO FGND 2 3312
VIGO CO FGND 3 3328
VIGO CO FGND 4 3344
VIGO CO FD DISP 3360
VIGO CO EMA 3728
IDOT T-HAUTE SUB 8400
IDOT T-HAUTE OP1 8416
IDOT T-HAUTE OP2 8432
IDOT T-HAUTE OP3 8448
ISP D32 MUT AID3 64976
ISP D32 MUT AID2 64992
ISP D32 MUT AID1 65008

Which system is the right one to program in?

E2-800 (Motorola Type II 800 MHz)
E2-HI (Motorola Type II VHF)
E2-UHF (Motorola Type II UHF)
E1 (Motorola Type I)

i Program my scanner as E2-800 but wont let me put in the talkgroups
and dont hear a thing.

I know i wont receve all of it due to my scanner not beening Digital but
would like to hear the analog side.
 
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