PSR500 Settings for Philly P25 System

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rgchristy

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Hi,

I can't seem to figure out why my PSR500 won't work on the Philly system. My 800 works great right next to it. On my 500, I get full signal, it stops on the talkgroup, but there is no audio. I think its a trunking table or System Type problem, but I'm not sure. If I download the system from RR, it doesn't work. I've attached a screenshot of my settings in Win500. Here's the settings that I'm looking for:
Trunking Table settings or if you use one of the standard band plans, if so, which one?
Trunking Tables - Custom, splinter, or custom
Multisite Mode - Off, Roam, or stationary
Threshold Hi & Lo
System Type - P25 AUTO, MOT 800/900, etc.
Dwell
Att
AGC
Supertrack
NFM
Boost

I'm also not sure if I'm missing any other settings. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Rich C
 

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I once had this issue surface when I attempted to download the OKWIN system in Oklahoma. When it would not work correctly, I went into the trunking system & made one adjustment. Then, it received the talk groups. It was very odd. I am assuming that the system you have programmed is up to date given the number of encrypted talk groups shown.

In Win500, go to the "trunking tables" and select "default." Then, reload the radio. See if this works. I also adjusted the thresholds to be 85 & 55 respectively. I am using these values since it was recommended in the optimizing section of the Easier to Read Guide for the Pro-106/PSR 500 & Pro-197/PSR600 page.
 
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rgchristy

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Thanks. I tried your suggestions, but unfortunately, they didn't work. I also checked to make sure that my firmware was up to date. It's at 2.1 & 1.4. I'm hoping that someone with a known, working Philly configuration on a PSR-500/600 or RS Pro-106/197 can look at their settings and let me know what they are.

Thanks,

Rich C
 

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You do realize they changed to a P25 phase II system. Although they only use phase I for now.
 

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The signal changed from C4FM to CQPSK using LSM after Philly upgraded to Astro 25 system. Scanners cannot properly demodulate this wave form. That's why the scanner sounds choppy. Two workarounds: Live close to a tower or use an 800 MHz Yagi pointed to the nearest tower. You want to null out the other "offending" towers and zero in on the closest to minimize the issue.
 

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Monoxide from where you are you have a good shot at that NE philly tower. I can almost hear it in Berlin and sounds pretty good in Mt Laurel.
 

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Does this mean that everyone else that has a PSR-500/600 or Pro-106/197 is using the same settings that I am, and it just doesn't work?
 

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No it should work. It is still phase 1 audio at this point.
 

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alrighty and thank u policefreak maybe ill give it one more go lol and true that's good that u can almost hear it if i can't get it ill just have to go to a RadioShack to get it done
 

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Just saw that the Parking Authority is in the database now has anyone heard anything on those channels? I programmed Philly back in again lol
 
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Custom Trunking Table for Philadelphia PA

Does anyone know how to set up a custom trunking table for Philadelphia Pa? They recently rebanded and also now use Motorola phase 2. I'm trying to program the new Uniden BCD436HP. I'm not even sure if this is the right thread.
 
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sorry for the questions does the Philly marine police have a talkgroup on the trs
I never hear of their own TG,I did however hear them active on the FD side of the TRS..Usually when there was a jumper on one of the bridges either Schuylkill or Deleware..OR if there was an incident like car in the water or the duckboat accident..
They would also key up on JBand from time to time..

I was looking to see if I had any Marine RID's...I came across this,,from about a year ago..

PHIADELPHIA APCO P25 TRS / RID ASSOCIATIONS FOR THE PPD PATROL DISTRICS
AND SPECIAL OPs UNITS.

DISTRICT PATROL IDs

ID# USER NOTES

527XX SOUTH ST DETAIL HEARD ON SOUTH BAND
528XX UNIV CITY DETAIL HEARD ON SWEST BAND
CENTER CITY DETAIL HEARD ON CENTRAL BAND
560XX 16TH/WEST PATROL
561XX 19TH/WEST PATROL
562XX 35TH/NORTH PATROL
563XX 14TH/NORTH PATROL
564XX 24TH/EAST PATROL
566XX 26TH/EAST PATROL
569XX 7TH/FAR NE PATROL
570XX 8TH/FAR NE PATROL
571XX 2ND/NEAST PATROL
572XX 15TH/NEAST PATROL
573XX 6TH/CENTRAL PATROL
574XX 9TH/CENTRAL PATROL
575XX 5TH/NWEST PATROL
576XX 39TH/NWEST PATROL
578XX 12TH/SWEST PATROL
579XX 18TH/SWEST PATROL
600XX 3RD/SOUTH PATROL
610XX 22ND/N CENTRAL PATROL
613XX 25TH/EAST2 PATROL
628XX 1ST/SOUTH PATROL
636XX 17TH/SOUTH PATROL

SPECIAL OPS DIVISIONS (OPERATE CITYWIDE,ALL BANDS)

ID# USER NOTES

638XX SWAT UNITS SWAT TG IS ENC,BUT SAM UNITS RIDE
THE DIST'S & J BAND DURING PATROL
585XX K9 UNITS
531XX TAC-AIR
BOMB SQUAD
529XX HIWAY PATROL

OTHER CITY LAW OPS

ID# USER NOTES

264XX HOUSING POLICE HEARD ON ALL BANDS/ZONE 2-DISPATCHED FROM ZONE 1
SCHOOL POLICE
589xx AIRPORT POLICE HEARD ON KPHL EMERG-1/ZONE1 TRS

DISPATCH/CONSOLE IDs

ID# USER NOTES

7574 25TH 8212 EAST25 BACKUP
7575 25TH
7576 25TH
7632 EAST 8208 EAST BACKUP
7633 EAST
7672 NORTHWEST 8203 NORTHWEST BACKUP
7673 NORTHWEST
7728 NORTH 8211 NORTH BACKUP
7729 NORTH
7799 WEST 8200 WEST BACKUP
7800 WEST
7834 SOUTHWEST 8209 SOUTHWEST BACKUP
7835 SOUTHWEST
7895 SOUTH 8202 SOUTH BACKUP
7896 SOUTH
7942 CENTRAL 8204 CENTRAL BACKUP
7943 CENTRAL
7988 NORTH CENTRAL 8206 NORTH CENTRAL BACKUP
7989 NORTH CENTRAL
8030 NORTHEAST 8210 NORTHEAST BACKUP
8031 NORTHEAST
8086 FAR NORTHEAST FAR NORTHEAST BACKUP
8087 FAR NORTHEAST

7270 SPECIAL EVENT 2
7320 SPECIAL EVENT 1

7527 J-BAND 8213 J BAND BACKUP
7544 J-BAND
7421 M-BAND 8201 M BAND BACKUP
7440 M-BAND
7476 T-BAND 8205 T BAND BACKUP
7491 T-BAND


CROSS OVER - DISTRICTS

ID# USER

7826 J-BAND TO DISTRICTS

7523 NORTHWEST X J-BAND
7524 EAST-25 X J-BAND
7529 NORTH X J-BAND
7530 NORTHEAST X J-BAND
7532 EAST X J-BAND
7533 EAST X J-BAND
7534 SOUTHWEST X J-BAND
7535 SOUTHWEST X J-BAND
7536 FAR NORTHEAST X J-BAND
7542 CENTRAL X J-BAND
7543 CENTRAL X J-BAND
7546 SOUTH X J-BAND
7549 WEST X J-BAND
7550 WEST X J-BAND

CROSS OVER - OUTSIDE AGENCY

ID# USER

58406 SEPTA PD DISPATCH HEARD ON J-BAND
11281 UPENN PD DISPATCH HEARD ON SOUTHWEST
11036 UPENN PD DISPATCH
11041 UPENN PD DISPATCH
11432 UPENN PD DISPATCH
TEMPLE PD DISPATCH
17013 PA STATE POLICE HEARD ONCE ON J-BAND


OTHER CITY LAW OPS

264XX HOUSING POLICE
SCHOOL POLICE

ASSORTED RID'S

54565 MIRV HOMELAND SEC UNIT MIRV-Major Incident Response Vehicle.
54559 MIRV HOMELAND SEC UNIT

58059 CHARLIE 5
58854 CI-3
65029 CO-19
65006 CO-1
54848 CO-35

58601 SAM 8 ANDY - BOMB SQ SGT.
58990 ANDY 119 on KPHL EMERG-1

54914 DAN-979 FBI BANK LIASON

52771 PD TOW SQ/GEORGE 1-X
58660 PD TOW SQ
58888 PD TOW SQ
58884 PD TOW SQ
58907 PD TOW SQ

REAL TIME CRIME CENTER - CITYWIDE INTEL NET

55460 R-T-C-C
55561 R-T-C-C
55462 R-T-C-C
55463 R-T-C-C
55590 R-T-C-C
55591 R-T-C-C
55594 R-T-C-C

11105 FISH & GAME
11106 FISH & GAME

23690 USMS/PPD TF
11148 FBI 306 HEARD ONCE ON J-BAND

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PHIADELPHIA APCO P25 TRS / FIRE R-I-D NOMENCLATURE

PFD DISPATCH IDs

5038 SOUTH MEDIC
5039 SOUTH MEDIC
5056 NORTH MEDIC
5059 NORTH MEDIC

5076 SOUTH FIRE
5077 SOUTH FIRE
5078 SOUTH FIRE
5079 SOUTH FIRE
5096 NORTH FIRE
5097 NORTH FIRE
5100 NORTH FIRE



4612 KPHL EMERG-1

RID's-MISC

11002 E-O-C
11007 E-O-C

14469 MED-EX
14471 MED-EX
14496 MED-EX
 
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