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bravada

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I'm understanding that Nova Scotia Power Corp is implementing a new VHF trunked Mototrbo system in the Province. I've done some frequency searching on the band in 3-4 different areas and have located what appears to be control channels. In my area the frequency is 168.9875. When I lock on it, its shows DMRT3 Slot 1 Colour Code 0. I have set this up as a Mototrbo Trunked System and have only entered the known control channel frequency. When I ID search it shows system 7h and Site ID 12. I've never heard any traffic on it. Possibly it's not fully implemented or maybe I don't have it programmed correctly. Anyone have any experience with this new system?
 

mciupa

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I think your Step size is off (change to 5 kHz) and the true frequency is 168.99 Are you using SDR?
Or, if you have a BCD436 or 536, open Analyze and run LCN Finder. I was doing this for a DT3 system in Ontario.

Until I had all the LCN's it wouldn't trunktrack properly and I was listening to it conventionally on all the voice channels.

Looks like you have discovered a new system for the Nova Scotia database :cool:
 

bravada

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I’m using a Uniden SDS100. I’m assuming to run Analyze/LCN finder that there has to be radio traffic?
And will it do it with just the one control channel frequency.?
Thanks for your interest and quick response. Al
 

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I’m not sure if the system is fully implemented and functional yet as I’ve heard no traffic but maybe that’s a programming issue still on my side. Without radio traffic will LCN search be successful?
 
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