Obviously I'm biased, but Win32 TRUNK88 will show you absolutely everything that a SmartZone site is doing. If there is anything that the program doesn't understand, it will report it to you (rather than just silently ignore it like some decoders do) and if those unknown events are reported to the author, he will do his damndest to get them added in short order. Occasional false decoding (reporting bogus channels, talkgroups, radio IDs) seems to be unavoidable when using some decoders, but elimination of false decodes is one of TRUNK88's primary design goals, so they are generally very rare.Looking to watch a SmartZone system which decoder would you recomend using?
A discriminator-tapped receiver feeding a sound card will do the best job; it lets the PC based decoder do the heavy lifting (noise filtering and forward error correction). Too much information is lost when using the PSR-500's OSW dump - from what I've seen, there is no notification given when the scanner is unable to decode an OSW, nor is any indication given when the scanner has used FEC to correct an OSW (if the scanner even does FEC). These two shortcomings will inevitably lead to false event reporting by the decoder application.I'm gong to purchase the GRE PSR-500 but have others with and without discrim. taps.
Andrew - here's the list of two letter "SI" command compatible Uniden models I support.slicerwizard said:It has always had some form of voice scanner control (for Pro-43's initially, then for the 245XLT and whatever uses the same protocol - 780 and 895?),
My new program displays this information in a different way - but I'll save that for another post.The '+' sign indicates that RID 19629 is the only radio that affiliated to this talkgroup on the monitored zone (East Zone) and is therefore the reason that this west end talkgroup is tying up resources in the east end of the city.
When there is only one affiliated radio listed, you can be absolutely certain, otherwise the talkgroup would've left the site when the radio did.Unitrunker said:Andy - are you assuming the radio is still present because you've seen the radio affiliate relatively recently? In other words - how accurate do you believe is your accounting of radios present on the monitored site?
Why would you want to downgrade like that?Dick33 said:Looks like I might have to find an old Spectra an set it up for RF modem and run System watch.
What bugs are you referring to? What specific irritants need to be addressed?I've been out of the radio world for a while and thought there would be more decoders than what I've seen? looks like the same inconsistant programs from 6+ years ago. NOT bashing anyone just a little venting. But good work guys maybe a pay-pal donation setup would help you all work out the bugs and get newer releases out faster? Thanks again .........
Not sure what you're saying - that it needs flat audio? All decoders need that.Dick33 said:ok good news (somewhat) Trunk88 up and going on Vista box and XP laptop but only with discrim.
It's tough to say just what's going on with your machines - other users just run the program and everything just works fine.NO audio input dont know why but I have to pull the cord out of the comp. mic jack and then put it back in to get it going on both machines? Nice prog. will have to wait to see if it logs info?
OK. I'll need a few minutes worth of output from a 3600 bps control channel. Can you email it to me?Could you please add PSR-500 support?
There were never any interesting EDACS systems around here to get me hooked and even the boring ones are now pretty much all gone. I played around with it a bit and had no problem decoding the control channel, but I just had no need to go further.By the way, have you done anything with EDACS? sure would enjoy a ETrunk88 program.