Pima County Wireless Integrated Network (PCWIN)

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Public Trunked Radio System

NamePima County Wireless Integrated Network (PCWIN)
OwnersTucson City,
Tucson City IT Department
Owner TypePublic
CountryUnited States

System Details
TypeProject 25 Phase II

FCC Callsign(s)
WPQA524, WQRN517, WQRN520, WQRN520, WQRX303, WQRX305

Expired/Canceled Callsigns
WNPN639, WPAQ524, WQQL813, WQQL814

System-specific links
DatabaseFCC Site Map
ForumRR Site Map

Other Resources

Wiki FAQMediaWiki
QuickRefPDF Card

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Welcome to the Pima County Wireless Integrated Network (PCWIN) collaboration article, a Public Trunked Radio System located in Pima County, Arizona, United States.
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  • Some talkgroups on this system may be using P25 Phase II TDMA modulation, which can only be monitored using a P25 Phase II capable scanner or receiver.
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System News

News as of 2014-01-31

This system is still under going testing after numerous delays to full operation.

Most activity relates to the Motorola technicians and an outside agency testing the effectiveness of the trunked system.

There are occasional bursts of traffic on numerous different talk groups on this system, some in the clear and some encrypted. Most of this traffic appears to be for familiarization of the assigned radio(s) and the system.

As of this January 2014, operational traffic is not found on this system. All departments continue to use their legacy systems.

News as of 2016-06-03

1. Tucson PD and Tucson FD are testing a patch to help coordinate calls involving both agencies in reaction to a call. At times, sometimes at length, sometimes very short, TPD-1 communications from TG 19000 (TPD Team-1) are patched to TG 15011 (TFD B8).

It is not clear how long this will be tested and does cause confusion where to monitor for TPD-1. Recommendation is to add both TG's to your scanner, with a notation that TPD-1 may also be heard on TFD B8.

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