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7369Re: [BCD396XT] Australia's miners, gas operators drive towards digital radio

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  • Lance
    Feb 12, 2013
      I think part of this Wayne is the technology is making better use of the spectrum by going digital thus allowing narrowband allocations down from 25khz spacing to as low as 6.25khz single voice path using TDMA techniques. The bitch is the proprietary encode/decode algorithms like Mototurbo or Provoice, which scanner manufactures like Uniden do not have rights to. So it's either Analog or APCO P25 for Public Service. For me when aircraft goes digital I will gut my radios and put blinking Xmas lights behind their displays...


      On Feb 12, 2013, at 1:11 AM, Wayne wrote:

      > Analogue is fastley going by the way side not sure if this could have even been heard in the first place considering it's distance from any where but yet another service that is now gone and not able to be heard, soon scanners will be a thing of the past for all except people living in the USA or specialised users in Aust.
      > I have been in Wagga twice over the past months and have had my P25 UBCD 996T with me it is so good to be able to listen to the coppers again in the clear on P25 instead of the crap that we get served up in Melbourne.
      > Even the coppers in the USA are P25 in the clear and that's the country with the most to loose.
      > http://www.itnews.com.au/News/331459,australias-miners-gas-operators-drive-towards-digital-radio.aspx?eid=3&edate=20130212&utm_source=20130212_PM&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=daily_newsletter
      > Regards
      > Wayne
      > Melb, Aust
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