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EDACS and PL Tones????

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Dec 29, 2006
Austin, Tx
This may be a dumb question but I have to ask.

When one person (in talk group1) on EDACS system talks to another person (also in talk group1) on the EDACS system, does each radio send out a PL Tone so that the system knows who does and does not need to hear the communication?

Is there away to decode these PL tones?



Silent Key Jan. 14, 2012
May 11, 2002
Eclipse, Virginia
This Wiki link http://wiki.radioreference.com/index.php/EDACS may help.

Trunking system user radios usually set by agency. Law agencies usually will have several talkgroups available including a main dispatch and record check. Fire/EMS will be similiar. PD and Fire do not normally cross over but a mutual talkgroup may be available for some systems. Most modern radios have interoperations available with agencies of other systems.
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