Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby cartman » Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:51 pm

Another one of my posts from the old defunct NSW Emergency Services Forum

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Gosford City Council MPT System
by Cartman on Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:56 pm

I had a big look into this system about 2 years ago when it became active. Gosford is a split system - part is on 150Mhz and part on 162-164Mhz. The split occurs above ch 74, which means that on the log data allowance has to be made for the split. This was the information I collected back in 2007 and i haven't double-checked it lately, however it seems a good match with the information presented by centralcoastscan

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150.3125 Ch 001 Voice/data Kincumber Mountain, Green Point
150.6125 Ch 025 Voice/data Kincumber Mountain, Green Point
150.9125 Ch 049 Voice Kincumber Mountain, Green Point
151.2250 Ch 074 Voice Kincumber Mountain, Green Point
162.4750 Ch 075 Voice/data Somersby
162.4875 Ch 076 Voice Boomerang Ridge
162.8250 Ch 103 Voice/data Somersby
163.7625 Ch 178 Voice Somersby
163.8375 Ch 184 Voice/Data Mangrove Mountain
163.9375 Ch 192 Voice Somersby
164.0625 Ch 202 Voice Somersby
164.2750 Ch 219 Voice/Data Mangrove Mountain
164.3375 Ch 224 Voice Boomerang Ridge


Data channel sites in use
ID: 2389 Ch: 103 - Somersby
ID: 2391 Ch: 025 - Kincumber
ID: 2399 Ch: 076 - Boomerang Ridge
ID: 23A1 Ch: 184 - Mangrove Mountain

I have noticed from occasional monitoring that the data channels tend to alternate between two frequencies eg 150.3125 and 150.6125

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Re: Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby centralcoastscanman » Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:43 pm

I can confirm that 150.6125 is still booming in as a Control Channel for this system as I can hear it from my shack
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Re: Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby freqwaves » Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:10 pm

I can hear these channels from Campbelltown in Sydneys south west.Kincumber Mtn must be pretty high.
150.3125 Ch 001 Voice/data Kincumber Mountain, Green Point
150.6125 Ch 025 Voice/data Kincumber Mountain, Green Point
150.9125 Ch 049 Voice Kincumber Mountain, Green Point
151.2250 Ch 074 Voice Kincumber Mountain, Green Point

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Re: Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby cartman » Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:22 am

Discovered this morning at Blacktown that i can hear all four Gosford Council MPT 1327 data sites (Somersby, Kincumber Mountain, Boomerang Ridge and Mangrove Mountain), though they are not strong. In fact due to the presence of a seabreeze inversion with yesterday's Noreaster I was able to hear Mt Sugarloaf NXDN Control Channel on 163.725mhz during the evening ( a good 140-150km distance).


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Re: Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby Garry » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:48 am

Gosford Council are also still using UHF PMR for their Beach Lifeguards,
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Re: Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby Garry » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:20 pm

whilst listening to the Gosford Lifeguards, they often say "go to Channel 20" I dont know if they are referring to 20 UHF CB or a channel on their VHF Net
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Re: Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby cartman » Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:13 am

Discovered when checking against the acma database that the Gosford Council MPT1327 system is a lot larger than i realised. Turns out there is an extra three sites.

Further frequencies added

July 2008
163.1500 Tx Patonga Ch 129
164.2125 Tx Patonga Ch 214

July 2011
162.6500 Tx Erina Ch 89
162.7500 Tx Erina Ch 97
163.2500 Tx Erina Ch 137

July 2013
150.7250 Tx Blackwall Ch 34
151.0250 Tx Blackwall Ch 58

At each site there should be an active control channel, which probably alternates between frequencies.
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Re: Gosford City Council VHF MPT1327 System

Postby cartman » Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:43 am

Gosford Council is upgrading their MPT1327 system to DMR according to the ACMA database. I can hear the MPT1327 control channels so it is still in transition. Would appreciate feedback from folk on the Central Coast from what they can hear/cant hear eg Active DMR, Digital colour codes, talkgroups, radio ids etc. My logging is limited to seabreeze inversions these days. Our family sold the weekender at Bateau Bay some years ago. The list below is from private notes i have made

TS 1 = Time slot 1
TS 2 = Time slot 2

150.312500 - MPT1327- Gosford City Council Kincumber Mountain, Green Point - Ch 001, Control channel, System ID 2389
150.312500 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Mangrove Mountain
150.312500 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Mangrove Mountain
150.612500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Kincumber Mountain, Green Point - Ch 025, System ID 2389
150.725000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Blackwall - Ch 034
150.912500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Kincumber Mountain, Green Point - Ch 049, System 2389
151.025000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Blackwall - Ch 058
151.025000 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Woy Woy
151.025000 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Woy Woy
151.225000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Kincumber Mountain, Green Point - Ch 074, System ID 2389
162.450000 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Woy Woy
162.450000 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Woy Woy
162.475000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council - Somersby - Ch 075
162.487500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Boomerang Ridge - Ch 076 - Control Channel - System ID 2399
162.575000 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Somersby
162.575000 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Somersby
162.650000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Erina - Ch 089
162.750000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Erina - Ch 097
162.825000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Somersby - Ch 103
163.150000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council - Patonga - Ch 129
163.250000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council - Erina - Ch 137
163.250000 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Somersby
163.250000 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Somersby
163.275000 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Boomerang Ridge
163.275000 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Boomerang Ridge
163.637500 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Gosford
163.637500 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Gosford
163.762500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council - Somersby - Ch 178
163.837500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Mangrove Mountain - Ch 184 - Control Channel - System ID 23A1
163.937500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council - Somersby - Ch 192
164.062500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council - Somersby - Ch 202
164.212500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Patonga - Ch 214
164.212500 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Kulnura
164.212500 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Kulnura
164.275000 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council Mangrove Mountain - Ch 219
164.337500 - MPT1327 - Gosford City Council - Boomerang Ridge - Ch 224
164.550000 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Mangrove Mt
164.550000 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Mangrove Mt
164.587500 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Kariong
164.587500 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Kariong
164.675000 - DMR - TS 1 - Gosford City Council - Terrigal
164.675000 - DMR - TS 2 - Gosford City Council - Terrigal
Scanners:
Whistler TRX-1, GRE PSR800 x 2, Uniden 780 x 2, Uniden 796, Uniden 396 x 2, Uniden 246, GRE Pro96.
Software:
DSD v1.101, WinDSDv2, ADCR25 v5.10, Unitrunker, Trunkview
UHF CB Radios:
5w GME TX4500, 4w Motorola GP339Plus
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