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by doownek
Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: NXDN?
Replies: 14
Views: 11693

Re: NXDN?

My problem with competing standards is that no matter how "directed" a non-P25 system may be for business, you are eventually going to have public safety and local government entities buying into it, and when that happens you may as well never have created a public-safety standard in the first plac...
by doownek
Sun Jan 27, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: How would you spend $3000?
Replies: 8
Views: 6323

Re: How would you spend $3000?

If you're just spending grant money to get yourself issued some nice gear so you don't lose future money, that's cool, Bingo. Our state EM agency is now on p25, thats why I want digital. As for the inversion, one of my local agency uses it. My first reaction was the kenwood stuff, we've had good su...
by doownek
Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: How would you spend $3000?
Replies: 8
Views: 6323

How would you spend $3000?

OK, heres the deal, I have about 3 grand left in a grant. I need to buy 2 portables, one VHF, one UHF. I also need software and programming cables. For interoperability of course. :wacker: Caveats: 1) must be from a reputable seller (ie, no ebay) since this is a state agency and I have to run everyt...
by doownek
Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: Please Edumacate me...
Replies: 60
Views: 43653

tvsjr wrote:..... they have the big-gun satellite setups for the long hops.
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Although only two of those are public safety. I'm in the Suburban.