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Monitor Both 800 Trunked & V/U Conventional Yet On G5?

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sefrischling

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Is the Unication G5 capable of monitoring both 800 Trunked & VHF/UHF at the same time yet? Or are users still restricted to listening to either 800 or V/U with the G5?

This is still an ideal solution for monitoring both an 800 Trunked & VHF dispatch for me, allowing me to have one pager instead of two ... but last I looked I could monitor to one or the other, not both.
 

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The G5's internal radio is either VHF or UHF, not both UHF and VHF, so it would be more than just a firmware upgrade to allow that to happen.

You can monitor VHF and 700/800 or UHF and 700/800 depending on your G5 flavor. But if you are asking if you can monitor trunking and conventional on the same scan list, that is not yet available.
 

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The current firmware can either monitor a trunked system, or it can scan across conventional systems. It cannot do both at the same time (regardless of band).
 

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The G5's internal radio is either VHF or UHF, not both UHF and VHF, so it would be more than just a firmware upgrade to allow that to happen.

You can monitor VHF and 700/800 or UHF and 700/800 depending on your G5 flavor. But if you are asking if you can monitor trunking and conventional on the same scan list, that is not yet available.

I am aware the unit is either 800/V or 800/U. I keep looking at the 800/V unit to monitor 800/V, but since it can still only do 800 Trunked or V Conventional, not both in the same scan list, it still can't do what I need it to do.

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Last guidance from Unication is that the firmware upgrade to allow scanning is due sometime in May. I guess :unsure: that means you will be able to scan 700/800 trunked and VHF conventional. I hope so for my G5. Can a beta tester confirm?
 

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Last guidance from Unication is that the firmware upgrade to allow scanning is due sometime in May. I guess :unsure: that means you will be able to scan 700/800 trunked and VHF conventional. I hope so for my G5. Can a beta tester confirm?
The beta firmware cannot scan between conventional and trunking.
 

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The beta firmware cannot scan between conventional and trunking.
Thanks for the confirmation. That is actually too bad. I would have liked to scan my local trunked system and PA's VHF STARNet local freqs on my G5 at the same time. But, since I have two Unications it won't present a problem for me.
 
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