Strange Issue with Whistler TRX-1

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mike4nzix

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So I've owned the Whistler TRX-1 for about a week, and I'm struggling to scan the Columbus Police MARCS-IP system with any consistency from inside city limits on the east side or from my home in Violet Township on the outskirts of Pickerington.

Strangely, I can receive the Franklin County Sheriff (mainly the west side dispatch, oddly enough) without issue and many other objects from further away, such as Delaware and Union County talkgroups. Conventional (analog) Fairfield County objects come in perfectly. On the very rare occasion that Columbus Police objects do come through, it's most often Patrol 4 dispatch (north side) with full signal strength.

If an object comes through intermittently, I would assume it's programmed correctly or I would never get a hit on the item. So if it comes through sometimes, why can't it be monitored all the time? Is there an esoteric setting that I'm unaware of?

Thank you in advance for any help.
 
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