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Passed through a area last night, the pro-96 picked up a DG on a frequency and it wasn't a ghost. There is no 9600 P-25 control channel at all in this area for this freq. The only ones are for the Army 400mhz trunked sites. I checked for a repeater frequency that would go off the same time as the transmissions- nothing.

The transmissions stayed active. I pulled out a BC-3000 to check and see if what i was picking up with the 96 was fact, sure thing, the steady buzz of a digital modulated transmission/s.

These transmissions were probably simplex and they were in fact non-encrypted. Thing is the 96 would not spit the audio out. Sounded like the same way as when tracking a trunked system when the scanner doesn't lock onto the voice right away once a transmission starts, or there are terrain problems with the signal incoming. garble/warbling with the voices.

This was very strong in the area i passed through. Is it possible they were using a digital mode in which the pro-96 will not receive? Anyone have any idea? Thanks, John.
 
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