# Fleetnet inputs wanted

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#### gary123

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Im looking for the input frequancies used by fleetnet. These are the trunked input frequancies, I am aware that the signal is repeated through the individual repeaters but I wish to monitor the actual TX freq from the cars.

#### mciupa

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Hi gary123 , you know how some Fleetnet sites were the old NOR system ?
Well, the database here shows the inputs if you choose that option.
Have a look at this list. It will get you started.

141.39000 = 139.47000
141.19500 = 139.18500
141.30000 = 139.95000
141.43500 = 139.15500
141.69000 = 139.45500
143.65500 = 139.06500
141.63000 = 139.26000
141.40500 = 139.09500
141.70500 =139.11000
141.49500 = 139.29000
141.36000 = 139.21500
141.72000 =139.48500
141.45000 = 139.20000
141.54000 = 139.30500
141.55500 = 139.32000
141.67500 = 139.35000
142.36500 =138.34500
142.66500 =138.63400
143.10000 =139.08000
143.16000 =139.14000
143.64000 = 139.50000
142.83000 =139.39500

#### Forts

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If you run T88, Trunker, UniTrunker.. whatever, and have the hex channel numbers for the inputs you can determine the frequency with:

- Convert the hex channel # to decimal
- multiply by 0.015
- Add that value to 138.015

And, I may as well list the other way too. If you have an output channel#:

- Convert the hex channel # to decimal
- subtract 380
- multiply by 0.015

This may vary in different Fleetnet zones, but it works in zone 1 using the standard base/step/offset.

#### DaveH

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The NOR frequency list is good to a point, however, Fleetnet has many
more pairs. Pairing varies by site; the same output can be paired with
different inputs. Also, the -4.02MHz offset in the 142-143MHz range
holds much of the time but there are lots of exceptions.

Not only this; outputs in Range 1 (141-144MHz) are sometimes paired
with inputs in Input range 2 (148-150MHz). There are several cases in
Zone 2/Ottawa; I don't know too much about Zone 1 but suspect it
is similar. The input base/offset 138.015/0 doesn't work for these cases.
For Range 2 input channel numbers above 132(dec), use 148.015/133.
I'm ignoring input Range 3 as I have not seen it used so far.

The original Trunker m3.8.3 before Eric Cottrell's recompile for VHF/UHF
systems will display both input and output channel numbers, but cannot
automatically fill in frequencies; they need to be calculated and entered
manually. It also does not properly interpret datastream for Fleetnet calls,
but is otherwise useful.

but (to my knowledge) does not display them. I'm not sure what UniTrunker
does but does not normally display inputs (if at all).

Dave

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#### gary123

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I agree DaveH there are different inputs for different sites even though the output freq is the same. Thats actually what started this thred. I heard activity on a freq that was not in my list, now im compiling the inputs for my local tower.

143.310/139.440
more to come

#### DaveH

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I forgot to mention, Treport also displays input channel numbers.
Watching the Ottawa site: input to 142.245 is channel 0xc6
(198 dec.). Since it is above 132:

Input freq. = (198-132)*0.015 + 148.015 = 148.990 (which it is).

BTW in Zone 2, the input to 152.000 is 148.795; is it the same
for Zone 1 (Mowat)?

Dave

#### gary123

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Here are the other inputs for my local tower 33

142.140 /138.120
142.305 /138.285
142.740 /138.420

as said and suspected the inputs follow the 4.02 meg split for the 142/138 freq band I wonder if the inputs can be added to the WIKI?

#### mikewazowski

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Not at every site.

There are lots of sites out there that do not follow this convention.

#### gary123

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Perhaps it would be interesting to compile the inputs for the whole system?

#### DaveH

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Perhaps it would be interesting to compile the inputs for the whole system?

Besides that this info is not needed/wanted by most scanner users, I don't
think it's a great idea to publish it. Not questioning your motivation, but there
are people who could misuse the info. I've given info on how to find it if you
want it and a few bits and pieces but that's as far as I go. My reason for
wanting to know is just to identify stuff I run across when I'm searching.

Dave

#### slicerwizard

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in Zone 2, the input to 152.000 is 148.795; is it the same for Zone 1 (Mowat)?
On Mowat, the input for channel 597 (152.0) is channel 212 (149.2 if my math is right)

Oh BTW, one of the input channels on Cedarwoods is #280, which I assume puts it in the third input range. Anyone care to share the base frequency? (I assume the offset is 266)

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#### mikewazowski

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I believe the third range starts at 150.0650Mhz which should be offset 269 by my rough calculations.

That would mean Channel 280 is 150.2300Mhz which was the old input to the Kitchener-Waterloo conventional channel of 154.7700Mhz.

#### slicerwizard

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If range 2 covers 148 to 150, wouldn't its highest channel be 265/149.995?

I would've though that range 3 would start with the next channel number. 266/150.020 puts channel 280 on 150.230, so for now I'll go with that unless someone knows for sure.

#### mikewazowski

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Yup, just redid the calculations and you're right.

Range 2 ends at 149.9950/265, Range 3 begins at 150.010/266.

Not sure how I goofed up the starting channel but somehow I still ended up with the right frequency.

#### slicerwizard

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BTW, the database lists 782D zone 34's alias as "34THORN"; I don't think aliases can exceed six characters.

#### mikewazowski

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Just reviewed my TRUNK88 file and it shows as 34THOR.

Looks like somebody made a mistake.

#### slicerwizard

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Range 2 ends at 149.9950/265, Range 3 begins at 150.010/266.
But that would put channel 280 on 150.220, not 150.230

So now I'm confused again!

#### mikewazowski

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My head is starting to spin.

Range 1 starts at 138.015mhz/Channel 0 and stops at 139.995Mhz/Channel 132.

Range 2 starts at 148.0150Mhz/Channel 133 and stops at 150.040Mhz/Channel 265.

Range 3 starts at 150.065Mhz/Channel 266 and stops at 151.715Mhz/Channel 379.

Excel shows 150.2300Mhz/Channel 280.

Hopefully I've got it right now.

Oh vey.

#### slicerwizard

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My head is starting to spin.

Range 1 starts at 138.015mhz/Channel 0 and stops at 139.995Mhz/Channel 132.
Check.

Range 2 starts at 148.0150Mhz/Channel 133 and stops at 150.040Mhz/Channel 265.
I get 149.995 for channel 265.

Range 3 starts at 150.065Mhz/Channel 266 and stops at 151.715Mhz/Channel 379.
I get 151.760 for channel 379.

Excel shows 150.2300Mhz/Channel 280.
I get 150.275 for channel 280.

Personally, I blame it on Microsoft.

This is what I come up with using your base frequencies and starting offsets:

Range 1:

000 138.015
001 138.030
002 138.045
003 138.060
004 138.075
005 138.090
006 138.105
007 138.120
008 138.135
009 138.150
010 138.165
011 138.180
012 138.195
013 138.210
014 138.225
015 138.240
016 138.255
017 138.270
018 138.285
019 138.300
020 138.315
021 138.330
022 138.345
023 138.360
024 138.375
025 138.390
026 138.405
027 138.420
028 138.435
029 138.450
030 138.465
031 138.480
032 138.495
033 138.510
034 138.525
035 138.540
036 138.555
037 138.570
038 138.585
039 138.600
040 138.615
041 138.630
042 138.645
043 138.660
044 138.675
045 138.690
046 138.705
047 138.720
048 138.735
049 138.750
050 138.765
051 138.780
052 138.795
053 138.810
054 138.825
055 138.840
056 138.855
057 138.870
058 138.885
059 138.900
060 138.915
061 138.930
062 138.945
063 138.960
064 138.975
065 138.990
066 139.005
067 139.020
068 139.035
069 139.050
070 139.065
071 139.080
072 139.095
073 139.110
074 139.125
075 139.140
076 139.155
077 139.170
078 139.185
079 139.200
080 139.215
081 139.230
082 139.245
083 139.260
084 139.275
085 139.290
086 139.305
087 139.320
088 139.335
089 139.350
090 139.365
091 139.380
092 139.395
093 139.410
094 139.425
095 139.440
096 139.455
097 139.470
098 139.485
099 139.500
100 139.515
101 139.530
102 139.545
103 139.560
104 139.575
105 139.590
106 139.605
107 139.620
108 139.635
109 139.650
110 139.665
111 139.680
112 139.695
113 139.710
114 139.725
115 139.740
116 139.755
117 139.770
118 139.785
119 139.800
120 139.815
121 139.830
122 139.845
123 139.860
124 139.875
125 139.890
126 139.905
127 139.920
128 139.935
129 139.950
130 139.965
131 139.980
132 139.995

Range 2:

133 148.015
134 148.030
135 148.045
136 148.060
137 148.075
138 148.090
139 148.105
140 148.120
141 148.135
142 148.150
143 148.165
144 148.180
145 148.195
146 148.210
147 148.225
148 148.240
149 148.255
150 148.270
151 148.285
152 148.300
153 148.315
154 148.330
155 148.345
156 148.360
157 148.375
158 148.390
159 148.405
160 148.420
161 148.435
162 148.450
163 148.465
164 148.480
165 148.495
166 148.510
167 148.525
168 148.540
169 148.555
170 148.570
171 148.585
172 148.600
173 148.615
174 148.630
175 148.645
176 148.660
177 148.675
178 148.690
179 148.705
180 148.720
181 148.735
182 148.750
183 148.765
184 148.780
185 148.795
186 148.810
187 148.825
188 148.840
189 148.855
190 148.870
191 148.885
192 148.900
193 148.915
194 148.930
195 148.945
196 148.960
197 148.975
198 148.990
199 149.005
200 149.020
201 149.035
202 149.050
203 149.065
204 149.080
205 149.095
206 149.110
207 149.125
208 149.140
209 149.155
210 149.170
211 149.185
212 149.200
213 149.215
214 149.230
215 149.245
216 149.260
217 149.275
218 149.290
219 149.305
220 149.320
221 149.335
222 149.350
223 149.365
224 149.380
225 149.395
226 149.410
227 149.425
228 149.440
229 149.455
230 149.470
231 149.485
232 149.500
233 149.515
234 149.530
235 149.545
236 149.560
237 149.575
238 149.590
239 149.605
240 149.620
241 149.635
242 149.650
243 149.665
244 149.680
245 149.695
246 149.710
247 149.725
248 149.740
249 149.755
250 149.770
251 149.785
252 149.800
253 149.815
254 149.830
255 149.845
256 149.860
257 149.875
258 149.890
259 149.905
260 149.920
261 149.935
262 149.950
263 149.965
264 149.980
265 149.995 <<<

Range 3:

266 150.065
267 150.080
268 150.095
269 150.110
270 150.125
271 150.140
272 150.155
273 150.170
274 150.185
275 150.200
276 150.215
277 150.230
278 150.245
279 150.260
280 150.275 <<<
281 150.290
282 150.305
283 150.320
284 150.335
285 150.350
286 150.365
287 150.380
288 150.395
289 150.410
290 150.425
291 150.440
292 150.455
293 150.470
294 150.485
295 150.500
296 150.515
297 150.530
298 150.545
299 150.560
300 150.575
301 150.590
302 150.605
303 150.620
304 150.635
305 150.650
306 150.665
307 150.680
308 150.695
309 150.710
310 150.725
311 150.740
312 150.755
313 150.770
314 150.785
315 150.800
316 150.815
317 150.830
318 150.845
319 150.860
320 150.875
321 150.890
322 150.905
323 150.920
324 150.935
325 150.950
326 150.965
327 150.980
328 150.995
329 151.010
330 151.025
331 151.040
332 151.055
333 151.070
334 151.085
335 151.100
336 151.115
337 151.130
338 151.145
339 151.160
340 151.175
341 151.190
342 151.205
343 151.220
344 151.235
345 151.250
346 151.265
347 151.280
348 151.295
349 151.310
350 151.325
351 151.340
352 151.355
353 151.370
354 151.385
355 151.400
356 151.415
357 151.430
358 151.445
359 151.460
360 151.475
361 151.490
362 151.505
363 151.520
364 151.535
365 151.550
366 151.565
367 151.580
368 151.595
369 151.610
370 151.625
371 151.640
372 151.655
373 151.670
374 151.685
375 151.700
376 151.715
377 151.730
378 151.745
379 151.760 <<<

Range 3 looks fine to me if I use base=150.020 instead.

Sorry about all the hair pulling!

#### mikewazowski

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I give up.

Found a problem in the spreadsheet. Not sure how Excel skipped over a cell but must have been a user input error.:roll:

Time for a beer or two.

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