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G5 Motorola Smartzone work around?

minasha

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I listen to a Motorola smartzone system I know the G5 doesn't work on these systems but I programmed each frequency in the system as a conventional analog CSQ channel, then put them all in as a normal scan. I am able to hear all the transmissions although they can't be tracked as a trunking system. Now the bigger question:
On this system there are 2 TG's that are full time P-25. I put both of them in D-5 as P-25 conventional channels, then put both into a normal scan to scan them but I don't receive anything. Shouldn't this work? if not why?
 

relicwr

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Because it doesn't monitor the analog control channel, so it's not going to know about the P25 traffic.
 

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Because it doesn't monitor the analog control channel, so it's not going to know about the P25 traffic.
The analog control channel has nothing to do with it if I program the frequency as a P25 conventional channel. Sitting on the channel should decode P25 traffic that visits that frequency at that moment. When the response to the transmission is made it will probably be on a different frequency because they are trunking I am not. Since I am only monitoring 2 Tg's I programmed all 10 frequencies as conventional p25 channels.
When they start jumping channels because they are trunking I will pick them up on one of the ten frequs. and be able to monitor this way.
No control channel no trunking on my end just scanning 10 conventional channels. I can't see any reason why this doesn't work.
 

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The analog control channel has nothing to do with it if I program the frequency as a P25 conventional channel. Sitting on the channel should decode P25 traffic that visits that frequency at that moment. When the response to the transmission is made it will probably be on a different frequency because they are trunking I am not. Since I am only monitoring 2 Tg's I programmed all 10 frequencies as conventional p25 channels.
When they start jumping channels because they are trunking I will pick them up on one of the ten frequs. and be able to monitor this way.
No control channel no trunking on my end just scanning 10 conventional channels. I can't see any reason why this doesn't work.
I believe Smartzone Digital is typically 3600bps, not the 9600 that P25 uses.
 
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