Hello everybody! ? Keep in mind I wrote a publish not too long ago about how one can take heed to your native police division utilizing a Baofeng? Because it seems, most police and fireplace departments have moved to trunked radio. Trunked radio is only a fancy means of claiming that these departments have gone digital. A Baofeng UV-5X3 or UV-5R radio cannot decode this communication.

You’ve two choices. You’ll both have to purchase an costly radio from Motorolla or Kenwood that helps digital modes or you should utilize a $25-$35 RTL-SDR. I made a brief video to information you thru the entire strategy of ordering an RTL-SDR, discovering the frequency of your native PD, and setting every part up within the SDRTrunk software program.

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If in case you have any questions please publish them both right here or on YouTube. I’m additionally comparatively new to this however I’ll attempt to answe as lots of your questions as doable. I’m planning on placing out extra movies on my YouTube channel so ensure you don’t neglect to subscribe. I’ll see you within the subsequent publish.

Take care! ? ❤️