5/26 Sorta Kinda DX

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5/26 Sorta Kinda DX

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Minor opening tonight, primarily to the north from my location. Thus far:

155.5200 114.8 Mendon MA Police
154.8000 192.8 Carrier only, been seeing this for a long time. Listed as North Providence RI Police. Never any audio.
154.8450 156.7 Southampton NY Police (Long Island)
154.2350 131.8 Shrewsbury MA Fire
154.2875 D025 Wilmington MA Fire
154.4450 167.9 Northborough MA Fire
158.9925 D223 Hopedale MA Fire
159.1125 103.5 Westerly RI EMS?
159.2175 Probably Hudson NH Police, P25 too weak for DSD+ to decode.
159.3450 D263 Cataldo Ambulance Medford
159.4275 DMR CC1 Cohasset "Townwide" Capacity Plus System

Receiver: SDRPlay RSPdx with SDR# 1732 and DSD+ FL 2.246
Antenna: Comet GP-15
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158.1600 DMR CC7 Southbridge MA Water Department? Makes sense the way the band is going but no way to confirm, just data. Info in the Wiki from Bill/2016
159.8475 NXDN96 Salter Transportation Boston? Data bursts, no voice.
159.5700 D155 Listed as AMR Ambulance in Wiki and Logbook but with D311 tone
151.5725 DMR CC3 Data Radio Management Trunked System, Boston
151.5275 DMR CC0 Bearcom Trunked System, Boston
150.8450 DMR CC2 Aquarion Water Company of CT/Bridgeport Hydraulic Co according to our world famous Wiki
152.2000 NXDN Site:L65-1, that's a new one!

I'm especially intrigued by the last one...we don't seem to have info for it here. It lists Site L65-2; CC=12 as a neighbor and shows this CC as channel 5 in the Channel Activity Window of DSD+. Actual frequency appears to be 152.2025 but the NXDN signal seemed to decode better at .200. Beats me!
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UHF was pretty good this am [0300-0400] was getting OneVoice from Holyoke - a rare East/West opening vs the traditional North/South
Nope was not up, but logged 171-50 while working on a different Target
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152.2000 is right in the middle of the Part 22 [former Paging/RCC] allocations so the license for them can be any of the Frequencies +/- that make up that allocation.
and extremely hard to track the license by Freq as they are assigned to a "Market" just like TV and Radio statios

The main Freqs in that range are
152.1800
and
152.2100

I would venture it is a former 152.2100 [FG] channel and you did get them using the +/- channel [likely +/- 6.25 Khz]
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26 May 2020 22:29

152.2000 NXDN Site:L65-1, that's a new one!

I'm especially intrigued by the last one...we don't seem to have info for it here. It lists Site L65-2; CC=12 as a neighbor and shows this CC as channel 5 in the Channel Activity Window of DSD+. Actual frequency appears to be 152.2025 but the NXDN signal seemed to decode better at .200. Beats me!
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Scott wrote:
26 May 2020 22:29
152.2000 NXDN Site:L65-1, that's a new one!

I'm especially intrigued by the last one...we don't seem to have info for it here. It lists Site L65-2; CC=12 as a neighbor and shows this CC as channel 5 in the Channel Activity Window of DSD+. Actual frequency appears to be 152.2025 but the NXDN signal seemed to decode better at .200. Beats me!
Gary did a bunch of deciphering on this one a couple of years ago
viewtopic.php?f=29&t=38631
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Scott wrote:
26 May 2020 21:31
154.8000 192.8 Carrier only, been seeing this for a long time. Listed as North Providence RI Police. Never any audio.
Yeah this has been a pain in the ass for quite some time. Former N Providence PD, that got repurposed for something else.
It's been malfunctioning for quite some time now.

You can close call hear it at Fatima in N Providence.
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