Texas responders get $5M communications system

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SAN ANGELO, Texas — The city's new $5 million radio system is giving police and firefighters better coverage and more secure communication, and interoperability — that chance for members of multiple agencies to talk to one another in a shared system.

The M/A-COM system replaces the city's 10-year-old EF Johnson radios, which were no longer "functioning up to standards," said Wayne Gilley, city director of information technology.

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anyone else notice that the article said there are no scanners capable of decoding this 800 mhz system they were moving to that was digital. thank-you media for doing your homework and getting facts strite again. last time i checked the pro-96, bcd-396, and psr-500 all did 800mhz digital trunking
 

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anyone else notice that the article said there are no scanners capable of decoding this 800 mhz system they were moving to that was digital. thank-you media for doing your homework and getting facts strite again. last time i checked the pro-96, bcd-396, and psr-500 all did 800mhz digital trunking
Haven't perused the article yet, but if it's a digital MA/COM system like the intro says then it's probably Pro-Voice and if so then the media is correct - you cannot monitor Pro-Voice with any of those scanners.

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