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447Re: [BCD396XT] LTR Capabilities

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  • MCH
    Mar 5, 2009
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      Ahhh. OK.

      Joe M.

      Brian wrote:
      > No, I did after going back & rereading my post (Smile)
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      > From: MCH <mch@...>
      > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2009 4:05:08 PM
      > Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] LTR Capabilities
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      > Huh? I didn't say anything about your choice of words.
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      > As for the specs, look at the WIKI on RadioReference for a feature list.
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      > Joe M.
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      > Brian wrote:
      >> Yes, Joe, You are correct on that I used the words TG and frequencies too loosely and my explanation was way off. Point being...in some systems no data is taking place to indicate an LCN and that frequency sits wherever you programmed it. I can hardly wait for some promo ad that has all the official features prior to the release.
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      >> From: MCH <mch@...>
      >> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroup s.com
      >> Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2009 3:22:20 PM
      >> Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] LTR Capabilities
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      >> Correct on both counts. LTR systems often send out a 'beacon' every X
      >> seconds that includes the channel number. The GRE scanners could
      >> (usually) decode this beacon to tell you the repeater number (LCN). The
      >> CWID will also contain the correct repeater number (LCN).
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      >> Joe M.
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      >> Clark wrote:
      >>> In a LTR system, sometimes the displayed TG is not accurate information for
      >>> determining the LCN because it's a
      >>> "go to" channel and not the "Home" channel. TG ID remains the same
      >>> regardless of which LCN it's on.
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      >>> With a EDACS system, I don't think the LCN # is broadcast, so I doubt if
      >>> any scanner can determine that information.
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      >>> Clark
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      >>> At 07:49 AM 3/5/2009, you wrote:
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      >>>> Good question Terry!
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      >>>> It would be cool if you only entered the frequencies and the 396XT could
      >>>> decode their proper LCN position and store that. As an aside, in my
      >>>> GRE500 and RS106, only the LTR TGs that have traffic will reveal their LCN
      >>>> number...no traffic, just another frequency without a home.
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      >>>> If the 396XT CAN do this, it would mark a plus in the pro's column for
      >>>> me.....How about digital decode for LTR UPMan?....If not this model,
      >>>> future offerings?.. ... We need some hope. More and more LTR systems in
      >>>> Illinois are going digi.
      >>>>
      >>>> Thanks!
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      >>>> From: johnstark <johnstark@earthlin k .net>
      >>>> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroup s.com
      >>>> Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2009 9:15:30 AM
      >>>> Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] LTR Capabilities
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      >>>> Never had a problem listening to LTR or EDACS on the 396T
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      >>>> ----- Original Message -----
      >>>> From: "Terry (SC21)" <RadioReference@ ScanIL.com>
      >>>> To: <BCD396XT@yahoogrou p s.com>
      >>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 10:28 PM
      >>>> Subject: [BCD396XT] LTR Capabilities
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      >>>>> UPMan...
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      >>>>> Will there be in this radio or ever any in Uniden radios, the support to
      >>>>> be able to monitor LTR & EDACS frequencies and be able to obtain the LCN
      >>>>> via simply monitoring the frequency?
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      >>>>> This is a great feature on GREs and would love to see it on Unidens.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> If you need a better explanation, please ask.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Thanks
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Terry Weatherford, WX9SAR
      >>>>> IL/MO/MI Admin - RadioReference. com
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