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by yorky
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Scanners and Receivers
Topic: Help with trunking
Replies: 10
Views: 330

Re: Help with trunking

Yes there is more to it, and some of those are either not in operation anymore or can't be used with a normal scanner to track.
by yorky
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Scanners and Receivers
Topic: Help with trunking
Replies: 10
Views: 330

Re: Help with trunking

What areas/places are you trying to scan?
by yorky
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: General fire discussions
Replies: 1601
Views: 127710

Re: General fire discussions

They don't really use UHF any more. Wouldn't be any good that far out anyway.
by yorky
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2018/19
Replies: 23
Views: 2532

Re: Significant Bush Fires 2018/19

Rangers were requested for Edgewater, not Avon.
by yorky
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help needed in setting up scanner
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Help needed in setting up scanner

Do you have the frequency you want to listen to?
by yorky
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: CB Radio
Topic: FAQ: CB regulations and frequencies
Replies: 7
Views: 6884

Re: FAQ: CB regulations and frequencies

Firstly the Baofeng is not type class rated to transmit on Australian CB. Secondly, this is a reason you need to have the appropriate license to handle this product. If you don't know what you are doing, what frequencies/offset you should be using, you could accidentally transmit on something you ar...
by yorky
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Legal or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: Legal or not?

Guessing that's via pager message? Anything from telecommunications or something along those lines is a no no.
by yorky
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Legal or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: Legal or not?

I'm having trouble finding this myself, and wording like that would be a bit outdated in this modern social media world where information of happenings around you is often beneficial. If any wording like that does exist, it would likely be largely ignored.
by yorky
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: Public Transport Frequencies and Links
Replies: 119
Views: 43410

Re: Public Transport Frequencies and Links

Do you have *all* the frequencies in your scanner? There are a ton of repeaters for the transits etc since they use portables. They are just standard Motorola handhelds.
by yorky
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: Public Transport Frequencies and Links
Replies: 119
Views: 43410

Re: Public Transport Frequencies and Links

You can listen from home, as long as you are in range of a repeater. The PTA network has a massive range of repeaters so there is likely something near you.
by yorky
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: CB Radio
Topic: Strange activity on CB 07
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: Strange activity on CB 07

Being a repeater channel there is likely an active repeater on it. Registered CB repeaters need to identify with morse code (I think) every so often.

Edit: https://www.acma.gov.au/theACMA/land-mo ... guidelines
by yorky
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: Public Transport Frequencies and Links
Replies: 119
Views: 43410

Re: Public Transport Frequencies and Links

No that is a CB radio only.
by yorky
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: General Scanning
Topic: Pager Freqs
Replies: 24
Views: 4904

Re: Pager Freqs

Just off the top of my head I don't think most normal scanners with pass it through correctly without a discriminator tap.
by yorky
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Scanning
Topic: What is there to scan with a Uniden UBCD396XT these days?
Replies: 8
Views: 377

Re: What is there to scan with a Uniden UBCD396XT these days?

PTA train stuff? In a couple of years they will be on a dedicated network so not much longer to listen to them.