RadioReference on Facebook   RadioReference on Twitter   RadioReference Blog
 

Go Back   The RadioReference.com Forums > U.S. Regional Radio Discussion Forums > Virginia Radio Discussion Forum

Virginia Radio Discussion Forum - Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Virginia.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-18-2016, 9:56 PM
kb4cvn's Avatar
Member
  Amateur Radio Operator
Amateur Radio
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Nowhere near a paved road, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
Posts: 409
Default Franklin County's New P25 System

Been trying to monitor the new Franklin County P-25 system the last couple of days. Franklin County (VA) Trunking System, Rocky Mount, Virginia - Scanner Frequencies

From what FCC information I can find, it is an eight site simulcast system, comprised of six frequency pairs. Sites are licensed on two separate FCC licenses: WQTP670 and WQTP512.

Here is the system data I am seeing over the air (all values in HEX):
Network Address (WACN).....bee
System/Region ID...........349
System NAC.................342
RF SUB-SITE ID.............1
RF SITE ID.................2

Today I heard some traffic on Fire Dispatch (TGID 401). It was somewhat distorted, and sounded like there was an echo. I am wondering if someone was transmitting and the audio was feeding back from a second radio, with the digital latency time causing the echo?

Comments/additional information?

Last edited by kb4cvn; 04-09-2017 at 11:18 AM..
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-31-2016, 8:43 PM
Member
  Premium Subscriber
Premium Subscriber
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: hurt va
Posts: 2
Default

franklin co is testing their system I can hear them on dec 420 but its not real clear at all.420 is sheriff dept
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 03-15-2017, 8:50 PM
Newbie
   
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 3
Default

I was wondering if someone can help me? I specifically purchased a Whistler TRX-1 to monitor the new Franklin County frequencies. I downloaded all local frequencies through the Whistler software. I can pick up VSP (Salem) and Lifeguard Helos fine. I am having a lot of trouble picking up the Franklin County trunked frequencies. They seldom lock in and when they do they are very weak. Thank you for the map....I can see the antenna at site E out my window. Squelch is set at lowest threshhold.

I'm 62, confused as heck and remember putting crystals in my very first scanner. :-). Any suggestions are welcome! Thanks so much
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 03-19-2017, 1:27 PM
Member
  Premium Subscriber
Premium Subscriber
Amateur Radio Operator
Amateur Radio
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Rocky Mount, Va.
Posts: 12
Default

Try going to this Roanoke / Franklin Trunking System, Various, Virginia - Scanner Frequencies and downloading. If you can see
the Cahas Mtn site you must not be set up to monitor in P25 PHASE 2 TDMA. I only loaded the FRANKLIN frequencies and omitted the ROA frequencies. This works with the x36hp Unidens. I feel like this is your problem. Mike.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 03-21-2017, 10:13 AM
KE4NYV's Avatar
Member
  Amateur Radio Operator
Amateur Radio
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Greenbackville, VA.
Posts: 984
Default

Does anyone know which local Motorola shop will be maintaining the new Franklin Co. system?
__________________
Jason - KE4NYV - DMR ID #3151176 (Portable) and #3151193 (Mobile)
Day - GE/Ericsson/MA-Com/Harris EDACS RF Tech at the NASA WFF
Night - Owner/Engineer/Assembler/Janitor at RPC Electronics, LLC
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 03-22-2017, 6:20 PM
Newbie
   
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 3
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by N4ANJ View Post
Try going to this Roanoke / Franklin Trunking System, Various, Virginia - Scanner Frequencies and downloading. If you can see
the Cahas Mtn site you must not be set up to monitor in P25 PHASE 2 TDMA. I only loaded the FRANKLIN frequencies and omitted the ROA frequencies. This works with the x36hp Unidens. I feel like this is your problem. Mike.
Thank you Mike. Will give that a try.

-S
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 03-22-2017, 6:23 PM
Newbie
   
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 3
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by KE4NYV View Post
Does anyone know which local Motorola shop will be maintaining the new Franklin Co. system?
Kanes Communications in Salem did the installation in all the vehicles. I'm guessing it will be them.

-S
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 04-05-2017, 12:24 PM
KE4NYV's Avatar
Member
  Amateur Radio Operator
Amateur Radio
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Greenbackville, VA.
Posts: 984
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bmfd View Post
Kanes Communications in Salem did the installation in all the vehicles. I'm guessing it will be them.
Thanks!
__________________
Jason - KE4NYV - DMR ID #3151176 (Portable) and #3151193 (Mobile)
Day - GE/Ericsson/MA-Com/Harris EDACS RF Tech at the NASA WFF
Night - Owner/Engineer/Assembler/Janitor at RPC Electronics, LLC
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 1:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
All information here is Copyright 2012 by RadioReference.com LLC and Lindsay C. Blanton III.Ad Management by RedTyger
Copyright 2015 by RadioReference.com LLC Privacy Policy  |  Terms and Conditions