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EDACS Warble Tone

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Muxlow

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Is there a way to program an alert tone to go over the air (on a EDACS system)
Same type dispatchers use for fire pages and what not?

Or is that only possible from a console setup and not possible via a mobile/portable radio?

Either on
LPE200/50
Jaguar 700P/P5100
MDX
EDACS500M
M7100
M7300
Orion
 

ElroyJetson

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On the system I monitor daily, the page-out alert tones for the VHF pagers are simulcast on the appropriate FD talkgroups. I am not sure how they're doing that, having no access to the equipment involved with that.
 

LMR_Dude

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Theres no progamming in the M7100 or M7300 that performs toning. The tones in the EDACS or P25 systems are generated by the consoles.
 

DisasterGuy

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To Elroy's point, that is done by bringing the VHF side into a conventional interface on the IMC and then performing a hard patch in the IMC between that conventional interface and the desired talkgroup.

With that said though the paging tones and Alert 1 - 3 tones (including warble) are generated within the console itself as audio. There is no way to do either from standard terminal gear.


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