Understanding Whistler's Object Oriented Scanning
PS – this is also for GRE and Radio Shack Scanners that support OOS.
What You Will Learn in This Week's Podcast:
Do you want to better understand object-oriented programming?
In this episode, Phil explains how object-oriented programming differs from just using a scanner with hard coded memory and also Uniden’s DMA memory.
What You Need To Know
- Object-oriented scanning allows you to create scan lists as small or as large as you need without wasting memory on your scanner.
- Memory space on a scanner is based on blocks, and trunking, talk spaces, etc., each take up varying numbers of blocks.
- Scan lists are thought of in object-oriented scanners as banks.
- These scanners have dynamic memory, where instead of programming a frequency twice in two separate scan lists, you are able to program it once in two locations.
- Trunking in object-oriented scanning requires separate lists for sites.
- When talk groups are assigned to a scan list that means the scanner recognizes them as an object and knows it needs to monitor it.
- Scan lists in object-oriented scanners can handle both conventional and trunk systems in the same list.
- You can mix and match analog and digital as well.
- Object-oriented scanners allow you to have v-scanners, which we will talk about on a future podcast.
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Links and Sources from this session:
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Object Oriented Programming (Wikipedia)
Object Oriented Programming Radio Reference Wiki
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