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Re: Test Message

Phil Rutledge
 

Thank you


-----Original Message-----
From: John Denney <den8yzc@...>
To: PSR-600 <PSR-600@Scanner.groups.io>
Sent: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 7:25 am
Subject: [PSR-600] Test Message

Just sending out a test message this cold & rainy morning.


Re: Test Message

John Denney <den8yzc@...>
 

Thank You!!

-----Original Message-----
From: PSR-600@Scanner.groups.io [mailto:PSR-600@Scanner.groups.io] On Behalf
Of Joe M.
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2019 10:29 AM
To: PSR-600@Scanner.groups.io
Subject: Re: [PSR-600] Test Message

It works.

Joe M.

On 11/7/2019 9:37 AM, John Denney wrote:
Just sending out a test message this cold & rainy morning.


Re: Test Message

Joe M.
 

It works.

Joe M.

On 11/7/2019 9:37 AM, John Denney wrote:
Just sending out a test message this cold & rainy morning.


Test Message

John Denney <den8yzc@...>
 

Just sending out a test message this cold & rainy morning.


Re: GRE Firmware

Jim Keay
 

The instructions are included in the .zip file, I just downloaded it and looked at it. It looks like the same upgrade for both radios, so you should be good

On Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8:27:19 AM EDT, mzfb@... [PSR-600] wrote:


 

I need to update the firmware in my PSR500 & 600 scanner. can someone give a step by step procedure to update the firmware?  My PSR500 has the following
Up App1 U1.8
DSP APP U1.4
DSP APP F1.0

I never update the this scanner since purchasing it.

Thanks in advance
Mike


Re: GRE Firmware

Jim Keay
 

There are links for firmware on the The Radio Reference site, at least for the 600





On Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8:27:19 AM EDT, mzfb@... [PSR-600] <PSR-600@...> wrote:


 

I need to update the firmware in my PSR500 & 600 scanner. can someone give a step by step procedure to update the firmware?  My PSR500 has the following
Up App1 U1.8
DSP APP U1.4
DSP APP F1.0

I never update the this scanner since purchasing it.

Thanks in advance
Mike


GRE Firmware

mzfb@...
 

I need to update the firmware in my PSR500 & 600 scanner. can someone give a step by step procedure to update the firmware?  My PSR500 has the following
Up App1 U1.8
DSP APP U1.4
DSP APP F1.0

I never update the this scanner since purchasing it.

Thanks in advance
Mike


Re: adding a Griffin PowerMate

nwpac6
 

sure do!


Re: adding a Griffin PowerMate

David Hines <dave@...>
 

NO


Email                        dave [at] w2nys [dot] us
Skype                       david.w.hines

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 3:39 PM, kb7wox@... [PSR-600] <PSR-600@...> wrote:
 

The Griffin PowerMate is an input device produced by Griffin Technology, It's a multifunction knob, which can be rotated to act as frequency tuning knob. Got it to work in win10!



Re: adding a Griffin PowerMate

nwpac6
 

The Griffin PowerMate is an input device produced by Griffin Technology, It's a multifunction knob, which can be rotated to act as frequency tuning knob. Got it to work in win10!


Re: Disassembly

Joe Dietrick
 

...and after sending, with more manipulation to two shells parted ways.


But, has anyone replaced the BNC connector? Doesn't look simple.


I have an intermittent center conductor.


Again, thanks,

Joe


Disassembly

Joe Dietrick
 

I need to replace the BNC panel mount.  I've removed the exterior cover, and the 8 silver screws on the interior cover (as well as the volume/squelch nut. 


It's not coming apart, and I'm looking for some assistance, without trial & fracture.


Does the speaker have to be unscrewed or are the other fixations to undo?


Thanks,

Joe


recent conversation

Dave
 

Hi,

 

Since our last conversation I've been looking for that stuff and I found it at last! Take a look here http://thejekengi.happinessnyc.org/lnhuac

 

Yours, dmccorm@...


Re: Scanner repair

warren atheras
 

Take a look inside,  my guess is that you will need a scope 

On Feb 27, 2016, at 9:11 PM, robycop3@... [PSR-600] wrote:

 

My PSR 600 has lost its sound. I believe there's a loose wire, but I'm hesitant to take it apart & search for it. Sound is gone for both internal and external speakers. Any suggestions?





Scanner repair

robycop3@...
 

My PSR 600 has lost its sound. I believe there's a loose wire, but I'm hesitant to take it apart & search for it. Sound is gone for both internal and external speakers. Any suggestions?



Re: Garbled audio from P25 system

Ed Clark
 

Thanks Randy for the informative post. I'm using a discone antenna on the roof and not interested in changing anything, not even the scanner.

I noticed that the garbled transmissions tend to clear up If I keep listening for a while, as if either the signal was being captured better or the digital decoding was getting better. In any case it works well enough.


Re: Garbled audio from P25 system

Christopher Rose
 

OK, Why different references from two or more sources using same terminology?  What is the difference?
 
Thank you,  

Chris Rose



On Sunday, October 18, 2015 12:54 PM, "Christopher Rose kb8uih1@... [PSR-600]" wrote:


 
Posted by: "Randy Munro"   

Since the PSR-600 is not P25 Phase II compatible, I guess I need a new scanner!


Page 38 of the manual:

For the purpose of this example, we will assume that you wish to
create a TGRP object for a Motorola Type II 800 MHz trunked
radio system, which is one of the more common types of trunked
radio systems in use.

This means the PSR 600 is type II compatible?

Thank you,  

Chris Rose



On Friday, October 9, 2015 5:06 PM, "'Randy Munro' rpmunro@... [PSR-600]" wrote:


 
I have a PSR-600 that I use to monitor the TPS P25 system and I noticed from the start that the control channel signal faded up and down.
I tried different locations and even an external antenna. I still got similar results. I also find that the audio levels vary quite a bit between users.
There doesn’t appear to be any AGC on the digital signals. There is a thread in the Radioreference forums about the similcast issue and what some people have done to minimise it. In the Radioreference system listing for TPS there is no mention of similcasting but it is very common.
Don’t waste your money on a new scanner, there is only 1 active talkgroup  using TDMA......TCH.
You should hear encrypted talkgroups as you scan, they sound like Donald Duck! It does depend on your programming as to what you’ll hear.
Try the “wildcard” mode. I hope this explains a few things.
 
Randy
 
Sent: Friday, October 09, 2015 3:47 PM
Subject: [PSR-600] Re: Garbled audio from P25 system
 


Thanks for the reply.... love your handle.

A careful examination of the TPS P25 entry in RadioReference reveals

Some talkgroups on this system are using Project 25 Phase II TDMA modulation which can ONLY be monitored using a P25 Phase II compatible scanner.


Analysis of one talk group shows decode % from 54 to 94, typically in the 80s.

Since the PSR-600 is not P25 Phase II compatible, I guess I need a new scanner!

My frustration is, most transmissions are clear, ans some are partially clear. I don't hear any of the fully encrypted transmissions like on the Bell Fleetnet system.
-Ed





Re: Garbled audio from P25 system

Joe M.
 

P25 Phase II is not the same thing as Motorola Type II.

The 600 only handles the latter.

Joe M.

On 10/18/2015 11:49 AM, Christopher Rose kb8uih1@... [PSR-600] wrote:


Posted by: "Randy Munro" <rpmunro@...>

Since the PSR-600 is not P25 Phase II compatible, I guess I need a new
scanner!


Page 38 of the manual:

For the purpose of this example, we will assume that you wish to
create a TGRP object for a Motorola Type II 800 MHz trunked
radio system, which is one of the more common types of trunked
radio systems in use.

This means the PSR 600 is type II compatible?

Thank you,

Chris Rose



On Friday, October 9, 2015 5:06 PM, "'Randy Munro' rpmunro@...
[PSR-600]" <PSR-600@...> wrote:



I have a PSR-600 that I use to monitor the TPS P25 system and I
noticed from the start that the control channel signal faded up and
down.
I tried different locations and even an external antenna. I still
got similar results. I also find that the audio levels vary quite a
bit between users.
There doesn’t appear to be any AGC on the digital signals. There is
a thread in the Radioreference forums about the similcast issue and
what some people have done to minimise it. In the Radioreference
system listing for TPS there is no mention of similcasting but it is
very common.
Don’t waste your money on a new scanner, there is only 1 active
talkgroup using TDMA......TCH.
You should hear encrypted talkgroups as you scan, they sound like
Donald Duck! It does depend on your programming as to what you’ll hear.
Try the “wildcard” mode. I hope this explains a few things.
Randy
*From:* mailto:PSR-600@...
*Sent:* Friday, October 09, 2015 3:47 PM
*To:* PSR-600@... <mailto:PSR-600@...>
*Subject:* [PSR-600] Re: Garbled audio from P25 system


Thanks for the reply.... love your handle.

A careful examination of the TPS P25 entry in RadioReference reveals

Some talkgroups on this system are using Project 25 Phase II TDMA
modulation which can ONLY be monitored using a P25 Phase II
compatible scanner.


Analysis of one talk group shows decode % from 54 to 94, typically
in the 80s.

Since the PSR-600 is not P25 Phase II compatible, I guess I need a
new scanner!

My frustration is, most transmissions are clear, ans some are
partially clear. I don't hear any of the fully encrypted
transmissions like on the Bell Fleetnet system.
-Ed





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Re: Garbled audio from P25 system

Christopher Rose
 

My earlier post implied that Randy posted the comment or complaint about the PSR 600 didn't do type II systems.

My post needed to be directed at Ed?
 
Thank you,   Chris Rose



On Friday, October 9, 2015 5:06 PM, "'Randy Munro' rpmunro@... [PSR-600]" wrote:


 
I have a PSR-600 that I use to monitor the TPS P25 system and I noticed from the start that the control channel signal faded up and down.
I tried different locations and even an external antenna. I still got similar results. I also find that the audio levels vary quite a bit between users.
There doesn’t appear to be any AGC on the digital signals. There is a thread in the Radioreference forums about the similcast issue and what some people have done to minimise it. In the Radioreference system listing for TPS there is no mention of similcasting but it is very common.
Don’t waste your money on a new scanner, there is only 1 active talkgroup  using TDMA......TCH.
You should hear encrypted talkgroups as you scan, they sound like Donald Duck! It does depend on your programming as to what you’ll hear.
Try the “wildcard” mode. I hope this explains a few things.
 
Randy
 
Sent: Friday, October 09, 2015 3:47 PM
Subject: [PSR-600] Re: Garbled audio from P25 system
 


Thanks for the reply.... love your handle.

A careful examination of the TPS P25 entry in RadioReference reveals

Some talkgroups on this system are using Project 25 Phase II TDMA modulation which can ONLY be monitored using a P25 Phase II compatible scanner.


Analysis of one talk group shows decode % from 54 to 94, typically in the 80s.

Since the PSR-600 is not P25 Phase II compatible, I guess I need a new scanner!

My frustration is, most transmissions are clear, ans some are partially clear. I don't hear any of the fully encrypted transmissions like on the Bell Fleetnet system.
-Ed



Re: Garbled audio from P25 system

Christopher Rose
 

Posted by: "Randy Munro"   

Since the PSR-600 is not P25 Phase II compatible, I guess I need a new scanner!


Page 38 of the manual:

For the purpose of this example, we will assume that you wish to
create a TGRP object for a Motorola Type II 800 MHz trunked
radio system, which is one of the more common types of trunked
radio systems in use.

This means the PSR 600 is type II compatible?

Thank you,  

Chris Rose



On Friday, October 9, 2015 5:06 PM, "'Randy Munro' rpmunro@... [PSR-600]" wrote:


 
I have a PSR-600 that I use to monitor the TPS P25 system and I noticed from the start that the control channel signal faded up and down.
I tried different locations and even an external antenna. I still got similar results. I also find that the audio levels vary quite a bit between users.
There doesn’t appear to be any AGC on the digital signals. There is a thread in the Radioreference forums about the similcast issue and what some people have done to minimise it. In the Radioreference system listing for TPS there is no mention of similcasting but it is very common.
Don’t waste your money on a new scanner, there is only 1 active talkgroup  using TDMA......TCH.
You should hear encrypted talkgroups as you scan, they sound like Donald Duck! It does depend on your programming as to what you’ll hear.
Try the “wildcard” mode. I hope this explains a few things.
 
Randy
 
Sent: Friday, October 09, 2015 3:47 PM
Subject: [PSR-600] Re: Garbled audio from P25 system
 


Thanks for the reply.... love your handle.

A careful examination of the TPS P25 entry in RadioReference reveals

Some talkgroups on this system are using Project 25 Phase II TDMA modulation which can ONLY be monitored using a P25 Phase II compatible scanner.


Analysis of one talk group shows decode % from 54 to 94, typically in the 80s.

Since the PSR-600 is not P25 Phase II compatible, I guess I need a new scanner!

My frustration is, most transmissions are clear, ans some are partially clear. I don't hear any of the fully encrypted transmissions like on the Bell Fleetnet system.
-Ed