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Newbie LTR Question

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Jun 30, 2008
Just getting started here and have prob an stupid question. If I am looking at the FCC database and in the colum that has freq id, would that correspons with the LCN... Probably not that lucky am I? Thanks..



You're not that lucky. :)

BTW, if you are talking about scanning LTR, then you should post in the Trunking scanner forums. This is a forum for commercial trunking operators.


Dec 19, 2002
Wichita Falls, TX
The column on the FCC ULS web site labeled "Freq ID" is the order in which the frequencies were entered on the application. It doesn't necessarily have anything to do with channel numbers or LCNs in real life.
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