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Help w/ system design

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Jul 4, 2003
Los Angeles, CA
Hi guys,

It looks like this forum is kinda dead but I'm reposting a post I made in the Kenwood forum... still looking for some basic advice.

My job has thrown me in the deep end with respect to commercial LMR and I need some advice.

I'm working on a project for a law enforcement agency with Kenwood Nexedge nx-700 mobiles and nx-210 handhelds. The system is for use in areas with no repeater/cellular coverage so I am backhauling audio over a satellite link. Every patrol car will repeat any audio transmitted or received over the satellite link (via a device hooked up to nx-700 db-25 port).

My problem scenario: 10 officers show up on an incident and are out of their vehicles and turn their nx-210's on. One officer transmits on their police freq, but all nx-700 mobiles in the cars will try to 'repeat' the same audio over the satellite link. The agency also wants a simplex/talkaround mode to be available too. which I guess can be done w/ PL tones.

What is the best solution? Can I "pair" an officers nx-210 and his patrol car nx-700's with PL tones? Should I look into "pairing" with fleetsync?

Thanks in advance.
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