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Old 06-28-2013, 10:33 PM
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As of last week, MCI-Concord, the medium security prison has now switched over to the 800 Mhz band. Does anybody know the specific frequency yet and are they still low power or are they patched in with MSP now?
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I believe they are now on the MSP TRS. The long-term plan is to have all state agencies on this system. This makes it possible for them to have statewide radio coverage, and to be on the same platform as the MSP.

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Try talk group 37168 on MSP zones 5 & 8. That TG first showed up around the time zone 8 was rebanded this spring. It's fairly active and may be corrections related. There does seem to be more activity on zone 8 than on zone 5.

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I thought 37168 was ID'd as Worcester Cnty SO


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Try talk group 37168 on MSP zones 5 & 8. That TG first showed up around the time zone 8 was rebanded this spring. It's fairly active and may be corrections related. There does seem to be more activity on zone 8 than on zone 5.

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Shirley and Bridgewater have been the only two sites for DOC online for years...

This would be a new Development

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As of last week, MCI-Concord, the medium security prison has now switched over to the 800 Mhz band. Does anybody know the specific frequency yet and are they still low power or are they patched in with MSP now?
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Yes, I know a few people that work there and they all received brand new Motorola radios and were told that they are now on the 800mhz band.
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No New 800 Signals near Concord or Around.

No New TG's seen on Zone 5, are these guys in the Transportation Unit which has been using the MSP 800 for some years now.

Didn't have time to spend searching the 453/460 band for the old Rptrs

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As of last week, MCI-Concord, the medium security prison has now switched over to the 800 Mhz band. Does anybody know the specific frequency yet and are they still low power or are they patched in with MSP now?
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Confirmed 800 mhz switchover. Still don't have an exact frequency though...
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