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BC246T Trunking Issue

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jaythescanman

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I have downloaded the RR version of the Red Deer Alberta trunking system and installed it in my scanner using the ARC-246 program I purchased. The scanner shows active ID's however does not unsquelch and keeps scanning as if nothing is heard. If I turn squelch way down as to hear static while an ID is on the display, I can hear a very muffled and distant voice. My conventional scanner picks it up fine, which I have been using to hear this system for some time now. I have had the scanner replaced thinking it was the unit and tried again with the same result. Is it possible that it is a type I system and if so would I not still hear the active ID's that are on my display? Also if there are two active groups speaking at the same time the Tag's just flip between the two. Do you have any suggestions...Not even uniden could help and I cant find a fleet map if one exists for Red Deer...It does tune in control channel like it should and yes I do hear a clear signal if I use the dial and select the same frequency manually that my conventioal heres
 
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This is a type II system. If you monitor it with a trunker program it is easy to detect what type of MOT TT it is. Press the hold on the scanner and turn the scroll knob to the frequencies and listen to them. You can also program in the frequencies as conventional in the 246 and listen in.
 

jaythescanman

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If I have it setup for type II why can I not pick up ID's Audio on the trunk? I see the ID when its active...Scanner shows it and keeps scanning, and yes I have already played with the knob and tuned it that way, it works fine.
 
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