I believe you! Buchanan County's P25 System's Control Channel is 853.825. I'm almost thirty miles to the East of St. Joseph and with my regular stock antenna on the BCD996T, I've picked up KCMO, St. Joseph Independence, and occasionally Raytown and rarely Grandview. It was amazing!!
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Scanners Include: Uniden BCD996T & Uniden BCD396XT