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bvankl

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I go to Cleveland with work every few weeks. I downloaded the information using arc396pro. The first time I went after the first download, I was only recieving data sounds. I reprogrammed the scanner off of the site, which changed the system from a type 1 to a type 2. I was back there today and still no audio, just the same data sounds. Im assuming I am not doing something right, has anyone used the data and it worked? Has anyone had the same problem? Thanks for any help in advance.
 

bvankl

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Ok, that explains it then. Why or how can it not be monitored? I have listened to the feed online, how would you do it? By the way, im not doubting your answer, just wondering.
 

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VSELP is the old style digital radio system. No scanner will or ever read and decode it. The feed you here is one of the news/newspaper feeds they have an real CPD/CFD radio set up to get it. FPO703 will be able to explain it better since he lives up there, and I am down I-71 in Columbus. Its planned to be changed out to a real APCO-25 system in the next 5-10 years whenever Cleveland gets the $$$ together to replace it. + Motorola is no longer supporting that type of system so they are kinda on their own if it breaks.
 

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I'm keeping my fingers crossed that they are forced to replace/upgrade the system soon.

That way, when the conditions are right, I'll be able to monitor them from Ashtabula. :)

The past few evenings, I've been able to pick up frequencies from the Cleveland System. But, since it's VSELP, I'm unable to monitor it. :(
 

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I have been listening online at home now just to see what I missed. I didnt realize that Cleve was that busy. It sounds like to me, 5-10 years with a system that wasnt a good idea to begin with is alot.
 
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