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Help with trunking

Post by AustDaveWA » Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:38 pm

Hi all,
I have had my 396xt for many a moon, but have only ever had it programmed for conventual scanning. I have decided to try scanning the trunking system but im not sure if I have set up the parameters correctly.

I am using FreeScan, and have saved what I have done and loaded into the 396. What I am hoping is someone might have some spare time to review what I have done if I was to send them my freescan file

Thanks

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Re: Help with trunking

Post by yorky » Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:45 pm

What areas/places are you trying to scan?
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Re: Help with trunking

Post by AustDaveWA » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:22 pm

Hi Yorky,

Well Im not sure who/what is out there. But I live in secret harbour so as a starting point around the Rockingham/Mandurah/Baldivas areas would be good. But with work I can work anywhere from Mandurah to Butler so I would like to also include a wide area scan as well.

On of warsug members (cant remember who now) put up a PerthTrunkingChannels google doc which I have looked at. ( https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... tput=html# ). I have copied these frequencies (some of them) into my scanner but not sure if i have to do more.
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Re: Help with trunking

Post by yorky » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:31 pm

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.
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Re: Help with trunking

Post by Joshek » Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:03 pm

Good luck finding anything in Secret Harbour aside from drunk locals on the weekends.
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Re: Help with trunking

Post by allycat » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:44 pm

Only trunk system i know of that the 396xt would pick up around Perth is the p-25 police system.And that's encrypted.

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Re: Help with trunking

Post by Joshek » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:51 pm

Are the Transdev busses encrypted too? I know they're on trunked.
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Re: Help with trunking

Post by allycat » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:03 pm

No not encrypted.But there on the DMR sytem.You cant upgrade the 396 with DMR.Most of and maybe all trunk systems went to digital.

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Re: Help with trunking

Post by Joshek » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:59 pm

Ahh, gotcha. Yeah, there really isn't anything to scan in Secret Harbour, not even the SLS since they're DMR encrypted. You could try the City of Rockingham's trunked network but they're probably encrypted.
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Re: Help with trunking

Post by allycat » Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:29 pm

SLS isn't encrypted.Single channel DMR.Most DMR is not encrypted.I listen to council security,hospitals ,shoping centres,motels,stadiums.There is lots to listen to out there.You may be better of selling the 396 to someone over east as there scanning the GRN P-25 network over there.Put the money towards a uniden 436/536 with dmr upgrade.

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Re: Help with trunking

Post by Joshek » Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:10 pm

Oh, I saw on one of the Surf Life Saving threads that they were encrypted too.
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