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scanningisfun

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Yes. The RID is unique to each radio.
UID's are unique to every radio on every trunked system. Say if a dispatcher is on talkgroup 1000 and has a UID of 60000. If the dispatcher switches to talkgroup 2000, will he/she have the same UID. The reason I ask this is because where i used to live, the UID would change when the dispatcher switched talk groups to dispatch a different city. (Starcom21).
 

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Yes the UID/RID will always stay the same. In the case of a dispatcher at a console, there will be more than one radio connected.. so he/she switches talkgroups the console is actually using a different radio. Quite often a console may have one radio dedicated to each talkgroup the dispatcher has to monitor (that way there is no risk of missing anything).
 

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Yes the UID/RID will always stay the same. In the case of a dispatcher at a console, there will be more than one radio connected.. so he/she switches talkgroups the console is actually using a different radio. Quite often a console may have one radio dedicated to each talkgroup the dispatcher has to monitor (that way there is no risk of missing anything).
Thanks for your help.
 
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