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Astro 25Trunking system and personality question.

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Just a semi technical question, does anyone have knowledge of the max number of control channels and site aliases that can be programmed into 1 9600 baud system and the max number of talkgroups that can be added to 1 trunking personality associated with that system? Platform in question is the XTS5000.

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What's the better practice if you have 160 talk groups over 10 zones, all in the same system, would you create 10 personalities tied to each zone with 16 tg, or would you just fill the personalities and keep rolling the tg's into new personalities as they fill up?

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Most people find it easier to keep track of everything to assign a system for each zone. I always try to conserve space, so I just fill up each system. Plus it makes it easier as you don't have to duplicate systems. Either way is fine as long as you aren't getting close to the storage limits of the radio.
 
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The way I generally see them programmed is personalities grouped by site preference needs.


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