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I'm looking for some input being rather new to edacs system I'm considering getting a Ge/Macom ranger radio on the edacs system my question is simply this, when you get it programed you need the basics like the frequency's and talk groups do you also require the system I.D. number ? and if Elroy Jetson see's this post I'm sure you have the answer I'm looking for and last but least can anyone recommend a good vehicle antenna that works well on this system , Im lookimg to only use this radio on receive only.... Thanks
 

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As far as I know that is correct. I never had a Ranger radio but as an example, you need a bunch more settings to do in the software to make it work depending on what your system is using. Correct Freq order for the system to monitor is a must, TG, site ID must be correct as the radio is searching for the control channel, LID and thats just a start. Grp set, Grp number, Grp name. Dont want to throw the book at ya but I messed up a radio years ago so that was trial by error. Hope that helps. P.S, All radios transmitt but there are 4 other steps to make it recieve only.
 
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