Monson PD To Digital/Encryption?

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Monson PD To Digital/Encryption?

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I've noted Monson PD, 155.49 Repeater, has had several instances of using P25 digital with encryption enabled over the past couple of weeks. Wonder if the entire system is going to go digital/encrypted in the future or will they transition over to the WESTCOM UHF trunking system?
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Re: Monson PD To Digital/Encryption?

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Just heard em clear on analog like usual. Maybe radio techs testing or maybe testing some sort of patching. I heard they may go on the Westcomm system not 100% sure though.

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Re: Monson PD To Digital/Encryption?

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There were no WestComm sites built to cover Monson, so until that happens, consider Monson stay on their main channel.

It's not uncommon for towns to have "dual mode" repeaters, where they operate in analog clear for the main ops, but go to P25 ENC for "secondary".

What is the NAC they are using?
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Re: Monson PD To Digital/Encryption?

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Unknown on NAC, the radio I had immediately available to me doesn't provide that info.
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Re: Monson PD To Digital/Encryption?

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NAC of 191 on 155.4900 using ADP encryption

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Re: Monson PD To Digital/Encryption?

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Just heard them clear analog possibly just using it as a secondary.

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