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Programming Motorola type II system

HI, I live in Prince William County Virginia and I have been trying to program my scanner for a motorola type II trunking system to monitor local police and fire departments. I have been using "radioreference.com" for a guide. I am new to scanning and I still don't understand some things about trunk tracking. I porgrammed the system name of "Prince William County" from radioreference.com and it is a motorola type II system. I followed the directions according to the manuel and the directions on uniden's support site and the ID's show up according to their names but all I hear is this weird digital noise going off and on like there's a conversation but it's screwed up or something. Did I miss something? This also happens with other trunk systems I try to program and I can't figure out what Is happening or what I am doing wrong. I programmed everything that radioreference.com game me for the county system I have been trying to program. The only thing I can think of is the fleet group but im not sure what that is or how to program it because radioreference didn't provide fleet group info. Please help me.

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The BR330T is an analog only scanner. Prince William County's system is 800 MHz digital, which your scanner cannot receive. You can receive the fire department simulcast of "5A" (their fire dispatch channel) on 154.325 in analog mode.

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