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Digital Voice Quality Difference?

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Raccon

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Is there a voice quality difference between iDEN, Tetra, P25; ect. Do they all sound pretty much alike? Thanks!
The voice quality depends on the vocoder used, some of which include noise reduction techniques, and can therefore sound different. The voice quality is measured by means of the Mean Opinion Score (MOS).
 

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TRBO sounds just like DSTAR to me. IT has a more granular finer type of sound.

To me P25 has a more fluid watery sound to it.

AEGIS sounds a bit like a mix between P25 and DSTAR. It's kind of bubbly when in a weak signal area.

Securenet CVSD old school digital sound very grainy like static on the audio.
 
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