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kayleesdad

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oh, not happy with clearwater edacs range at all. those guys were out of range at ulmerton/i-275 while chasing a jerk who rammed a c-water cruiser. I pick up clearwater fine on a scanner. the copter kept everyone informed on LE-1 and rebroadcast was timely on different systems and jurisdictions, but the c-water cruisers were out of luck communications wise, it seemed yesterday. maybe c-water needs to consolidate onto the new pinellas p-25 system or put an antenna over hear or get better radios. i thought they had comm ability all over the county and into hillsborough, but maybe not. of course, i also want hillsborough edacs broadcast on the new p25 system so they can hear each other even if they can't communicate cruiser to cruiser accross jurisdications.
 
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Your points are legitimate, no doubt. The range on Clearwater EDACS has always sucked. A simple programming of conventional 800 MHz mutual aid repeaters (which do exist and are hardly used) would solve these problems.
 
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