BCD536HP P25 Question
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BCD536HP P25 Question 25 May 2014 08:17 #13859

  • ke4ah
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I have noticed that sometimes when I scan a P25 trunking system; it will stop and I will see the s-meter show 3 to 4 bars but I won't hear anything. I know that when "DAT" is showing, I won't hear "data" but is does it without "DAT" showing. Is there a P25 adjustment I should make? I am referring in my case to the "Alabama First Responder Network". Also, I am using default settings.

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Alan - KE4AH
Alabama

Re: BCD536HP P25 Question 20 Jul 2014 19:58 #14094

  • DaveIN
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This could be related to the linked data, or LNK data, as displayed on the x36 or XT series radios. The connection between the mobile and the site tower on the trunked system.

A three to four bar signal should be fine. If you have the Extreme update take a look at the Analyze Menu; System Load/Reception Status and the RF Power Plot of the active frequency.

Occasionally, I have solved a reception problem by moving the 536 to another location, a different antenna, or an outdoor (or attic) antenna with a good feed line coaxial cable from the antenna to the 536.
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