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Understanding The Basic Programming of Trunked Systems

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Oct 9, 2005
Wayne Co-N.C
I have a BC396T Scanner, I have had it over a year now.I have no problems what so ever programming your average "Conventional" and "Motorola Type 2" 800 Trunked Systems with ease. But as far as Setting up other Systems like "Motorola Type 1" "Motorola "VHF Band" "Motorola P25" and setting these 3 system options like their individual "Fleet Maps" are concerned, I have no idea where to begin.

I have looked through the WIKI, The Forums, here at RR trying to find a page on Configuring the 3 systems that I just mentioned above and as usual I have found allot of great information here that is very useful ! But it is technical and very confusing.

Can somebody tell me where I can find this information that is pretty basic and forward that somebody without a degree on electronics can understand.Any help would greatly be appreciated!

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