This post looks at the fundamental differences between trunked and conventional radio networks.
What are the top level differences between Trunked and Conventional?
In a trunked system:

  • The channels are assigned to the user automatically by the system
  • The call set up time is several hundred milliseconds
  • One channel per site must be used as a control channel.

In an analog conventional system:

  • The user manually selects the channels
  • The call set up time is almost instantaneous
  • No control channels are needed, so all channels are available to the user

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