How far you can hear mobile and hand held radios depends on the quality of your receiver and antenna, how high your antenna is, how high the transmitting station's antenna is, the terrain in between and other factors. P25 has nothing to do with it.
i get handhelds in the thousands of feet and cars about 1/2 to 1 mile.
it does depend on what is in between.
P25 or analog it was the same.
the old analog was in the 800 and the new P25 is in the 700 range.
back of set antennas and still using the same scanners.
i listen to the input a lot do to simulcast problems, but i always wanted to know what was happening in the neighborhood.
Obviously, inbound and outbound frequencies are different. You have to define the type of P25 transmissions that you're talking about.
For example, on a Phase 2 P25 TRS, the subscriber unit transmits using H-CPM on the Inbound side while the Outbound side transmits
Essentially correct. Subscriber Units (SU's) are capable of receiving FDMA C4FM and CQPSK for Conventional P25 and Phase 1 TRS,
and then TDMA H-DQPSK for Phase 2 TRS. However, they are not capable of receiving the H-CPM that is transmitted by the SU toward
the infrastructure side during Phase 2 transmissions.