Hello everybody! 👋 Keep in mind I wrote a put up lately about how one can hearken to your native police division utilizing a Baofeng? Because it seems, most police and hearth departments have moved to trunked radio. Trunked radio is only a fancy method of claiming that these departments have gone digital. A Baofeng UV-5X3 or UV-5R radio can’t decode this communication.

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

Hyperlinks talked about within the video:

In case you have any questions please put up 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 attainable. 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 put up.

Take care! 👋 ❤️