Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Pittsburgh TS

The old Pittsburgh Motorola TRS system control channel has been off the air for a few days now. All users have migrated to the DMR Capacity Plus system except for animal control. The old system has been deleted.

Animal control is now using Pittsburgh police Ch. 6 Admin, 453.950 PL 225.7, Unit #6--.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

K3CSF/R on the air

K3CSF/R - 440.600 PL 131.8 is on the air. Echo link node 77119. This is located on the Castle Shannon Boro building. The repeater is on the air thanks in large part to Paul AB3PJ.

The repeater will be used by CSVFD ARC. the repeater is open for all to use. Please send reports to k3csf.arc@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Meadows Race Track And Casino

Meadows Race Track And Casino
DMR Capacity Plus
Color Code 1
451.5625 - LCN 1
451.8625 - LCN 2
452.1625 - LCN 3
452.4625 - LCN 4
452.8125 - LCN 5

Talk Groups
1 - Casino Floor
4 - Unknown
6 - Security
9 - Unknown
11 - Unknown
15 - EMS
17 - Engineers
18 - Custodians
19 - Unknown

North Strabane Fire

North Strabane Fire 170.425 - DPL 114 - Simulcast 154.130

Got a close call hit on this in the area of the Meadows.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Pittsburgh DMR Trunked System

Pittsburgh DMR Trunked System.
System ID 482 Color Code 1 Site 1
860.2625 - LCN 1 Control Channel
859.2625 - LCN 2 Control Channel
856.2625 - LCN 5
860.7625 - LCN 6
859.7625 - LCN 7
858.7625 - LCN 8

Talk Groups :
4 - DPW
14 - Special Events

Talk Group 14 is being used at the Regatta

The old Motorola system is still active. Animal control, and refuse are still using it.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

DMR

Whistler released its final and fully supported DMR upgrade for their 1080, 1088, 1095 and 1098 scanners. this is a free upgrade for those scanners. These radios will not be able to be upgraded for NXDN. This was released as was expected at the end of the month. This makes Whistler the first scanner company to release a fully supported DMR, trunking upgrade.

The Whistler TRX-1 and TRX-2 radios will have DMR, and are to be updated to include NXDN in September. Theses radios were announced to be available at the end of July.