Myth: You need complicated computer software to analyze your local trunk system
Do you believe analyzing trunk systems requires a fancy hardware setup?
What You Will Learn in This Week's Podcast:
Jackson from Kentucky joins us on the podcast this week to talk about how he is mapping out trunk systems with a scanner, a pager, pen and paper, and a spreadsheet.
You don't need to configure complicated computer programs to understand what is happening on your local trunk systems.
What You Need To Know
- Jackson mostly monitors the trunk system he has mapped out, and every call that comes through is logged and recorded through his computer.
- Jackson researched his neighboring county's trunk system structure to get an idea on how his might be setup.
- He plays back recordings from his G4 and keeps everything logged on a Google spreadsheet.
- Phil uses his Unitrunker to help to automate the logging process.
- By analyzing the system, Jackson has found that some channels that are unencrypted are used for interoperability.
- It has taken Jackson several months to map this out, but it has been fun work!
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