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3. Select the size code for the first block using
▲, ▼, or VFO.
E, SELECT, or VFO.
The next available block displays.
5. Repeat step 3 and 4 until you have selected a size
code for each block.
For details about each size code, see Fleet Map Size
Codes in the Appendix.
Programming a Hybrid System
A Hybrid system is simply a Type I system with some blocks designated as Type II blocks.
To program a Hybrid system, follow the steps listed in Programming a Fleet Map in the
previous section. However, if you want a block to be Type II, select Size Code S-0.
When you begin searching a trunking bank with a Hybrid Fleet Map, you will see both types
of system IDs. That is, Type II IDs usually appear as an even number without a dash; Type I
IDs appear as a three or four digit number, followed by a hyphen, followed by a one or two
Setting the Base, Spacing Frequencies and Offset Channel for Motorola
VHF/UHF Trunked Systems
To properly track Motorola VHF and UHF trunked systems you must enter what is known as
the base, the spacing frequencies and offset channels for each system.
To find these out, check the
www.trunktracker.com or www.bearcat1.com/free.htm and
other web sites and frequency resources.
To enter the base, spacing frequencies and offset channel: (You can set up to three sets of
these, but almost all systems only use one set)
TRUNK DATA - BANK NO. - TRUNK TYPE (TYPE2 UHF or VHF) – BASE
using ▲, ▼ or VFO and pressing E, SELECT or VFO.
3. Enter a new base frequency with the keypad.
The display changes for entering the spacing frequency.
5. Enter a new spacing frequency with the keypad.
Note: You can only enter within a range of 5-100 kHz, and 5
or 7.5 or 12.5 kHz multiples.
The display changes for entering the offset channel.