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I am aware of 160.305, 161.280, and 160.410 but I never hear anything on my scanner except occasional mores code on 160.305. Is it just my location, or scanner? Or are there other frequencies?
Does the NWP have a trunked radio system? That would explain why I only hear static when they talk. I know it's not me or the scanner because I hear UP dispatch and local P.D. just fine.
Trunked? what does that mean
It's complicated, basically from what I understand it means radios send data packets on rotating frequencies within a "talk group." sort of like the privacy channels on your standard walkie-talkie
Hummm, ok. This might be what they do. Would "trunked" have "low channels" number 3 or number 5? I know the frequencies are correct. SMART wanted them to use them. I know they have the radio on. I know they communicate by radio coupling, uncoupling, switching.
I know they use these freqs, but all I hear when they talk is digital sounding static instead of voice. I'm not familiar with the term "low channels"
They said something about using low channels. I can't remember if it was number 3 or number 5.
do these refer to AAR Channels 3 or 5?
160.305 is CH13; 161.280 is CH78; 160.410 is CH20.
CH3 is 159.930; CH5 is 160.185
I'm not really sure. Sorry. Wish I knew more about radios. It looked like a walkie-talkie, hand held.