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by yorky
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes
Replies: 38
Views: 15190

Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Shift numbers. They call out when leaving the yard generally, then when out of the yard the call sign in the train number (as in route number).
by yorky
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: Public Transport Frequencies and Links
Replies: 123
Views: 58037

Re: Public Transport Frequencies and Links

The PTA ones on the first page are.
by yorky
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: WA Police Service
Topic: Is WAPOL encrypted statewide?
Replies: 13
Views: 8122

Re: Is WAPOL encrypted statewide?

Is this still the case today before I try and enter in a bunch of frequencies?
by yorky
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Scanners and Receivers
Topic: Dual Band UHF For in Car Use
Replies: 1
Views: 1741

Re: Dual Band UHF For in Car Use

I think it will be a stretch to find a product that does that. All the UHF CB's I've seen only have hardware to receive extra stuff in 450-500Mhz'ish. While two in one single vehicle units do exist they are not type approved for CB and you'll need a license to own etc etc. I feel your pain having a ...
by yorky
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes
Replies: 38
Views: 15190

Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Correct, its a common misconception.
by yorky
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes
Replies: 38
Views: 15190

Re: any1 know of any callsigns or call codes

Few things to clarify there I reckon. "Victors are Transit Officers who ride the trains during the day. They are the day version of Tangos who are TOs who ride the trains at night." Are you thinking of revenue protection that mostly ride during the day? They are not Transit Officers. "You shouldn't ...
by yorky
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: PTA going to digital LTE
Replies: 14
Views: 5293

Re: PTA going to digital LTE

I think you'll need to see the bigger picture. Having LTE to trains and devices means you can more connectivity and uses plus future proofing.
by yorky
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: PTA going to digital LTE
Replies: 14
Views: 5293

Re: PTA going to digital LTE

Why not? It's just data.
by yorky
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: PTA going to digital LTE
Replies: 14
Views: 5293

Re: PTA going to digital LTE

My understanding is that if it's LTE, it's similar to a mobile phone network which of course is not accessible by anyone without the authentication hardware.
by yorky
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: 6AR Interference
Replies: 10
Views: 4744

Re: 6AR Interference

It seems to have started about 1547. I've checked all the ones I can think of north of the river with a roof mounted antenna and nothing is transmitting up here (very quick check though).
by yorky
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: Streaming DFES scanner audio
Replies: 245
Views: 119434

Re: Streaming DFES scanner audio

I heard a radio tech doing some test calls in the last hour so hopefully being fixed.
by yorky
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Scanners and Receivers
Topic: Help with trunking
Replies: 10
Views: 3830

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: 3830

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: 1605
Views: 184513

Re: General fire discussions

They don't really use UHF any more. Wouldn't be any good that far out anyway.