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G4/G5 and Harris TG pools

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So Harris P25 systems can use dynamic TG pools to set up temporary patches to various resources, then are taken down when not needed. Is there a way to program a G5 knob position to "scan" a range of these TG - they are set up as TG 65xxx, where the xxx is a variable value that sticks for the time the patch is needed. Frequently seen when a dispatcher sets up a SimulSelect call.
 
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-And- to record them, like other traffic on programmed TG's
 

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You can setup a Gx switch position to "open" monitor all activity on a site, or you can monitor specific talkgroups. You can't have Gx monitor a "range" of talkgroups using a partial wild-card method you mention.
 

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You can setup a Gx switch position to "open" monitor all activity on a site, or you can monitor specific talkgroups. You can't have Gx monitor a "range" of talkgroups using a partial wild-card method you mention.
Thank you. Unfortuenately, that's what I thought. :(
 

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I have a Zone or knob position called “Wild”. It is loaded with all TG’s in system. it is set up to “System Scan” but also has a wildcard TG. The G5 scans the entire system and also displays unknown TG’s as well. Perhaps closer to what you are looking for.
 

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This is where a scanner works better than the pager. I can program TGs of interest, lockout all the crap TGs, and set the scanner to ID Search. This way, the scanner plays (and shows) the TGs that I want to monitor, plus the dynamic TGs as they occur. Perhaps the new "scanner" firmware for the pager will have a similar functionality.
 

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This is where a scanner works better than the pager. I can program TGs of interest, lockout all the crap TGs, and set the scanner to ID Search. This way, the scanner plays (and shows) the TGs that I want to monitor, plus the dynamic TGs as they occur. Perhaps the new "scanner" firmware for the pager will have a similar functionality.
No question, however as a beta tester of new FW the “blok“ button is great. Locks out nuisance TG’s instantly. For me the RF RX performance is priority which is hands down outstanding.
 

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For me, the SDS200 and the G5's RF performance is essentially identical within a system's intended service area, so operationally there is no difference. I think the G5 performs slightly better with fringe reception when outside a system's footprint, maybe by a few hundred yards / seconds in a moving vehicle. The G5 is a great radio, but it is not a complete solution for my use case. Once our county transitions from SmartZone to ASTRO P25 sometime next year, that equation will change.
 
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