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xts1500 to monitor only P25 Phase II NJICS?

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Mar 23, 2017
howell, nj
Is it possible to program an xts series radio to be utilized as a scanner only for the NJICS system? I program the radios for our First Aid and Rescue Squad we can no longer hear our local PD since they are now on that system. We are fortunate enough to now have their old repeatered channel as our new operations fequency which is great. The PD has offered to let us purchase the APX radio's for our organization, but we can not justify paying that price for a radio just to listen. I have software and a trunking 700/800 xts1500 and trying to teach myself the programming, but just wondering if it is even possible. I'm not looking for legality debates etc.
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