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Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 06-16-2017, 8:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By j2brown
In order to edit it you need to use this link: ...

In order to edit it you need to use this link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ug2Dy1jgnRdFDZuAFeffmD8_CM9_haqpdcBZEFCg7B0/
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 06-14-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By j2brown
You should be able to turn on sharing to allow...

You should be able to turn on sharing to allow the public to comment. That would allow folks to provide data for you, but you'll still control what shows up in the final spreadsheet. I've used it...
Forum: Virginia Incidents and Breaking News 07-29-2016, 2:52 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 94,324
Posted By j2brown
Major outage on the system, at least the fire...

Major outage on the system, at least the fire side. Fire is using Fairfax 41D, E, F, and G, plus Frederick (MD) 9C Fire 1 UFN.
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 08-03-2015, 5:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By j2brown
Fire-rescue and law enforcement training to be held at Loudoun County High School

Fire-rescue and law enforcement training to be held at Loudoun County High School | LoudounTimes.com...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 07-27-2015, 8:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By j2brown
2x channels are City of Alexandria, and 4x...

2x channels are City of Alexandria, and 4x channels are Fairfax County. They're running mutual aid calls on those channels. They may also go to 3x for National Airport/MWAA (but usually it's the...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 05-28-2015, 7:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By j2brown
I've heard similar drills (the one I recall was...

I've heard similar drills (the one I recall was making a PB&J). I believe the idea is to practice speaking/listening while on SCBA and/or to practice giving clear and concise instructions over the...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 02-11-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By j2brown
Looks like the discussion is underway here: ...

Looks like the discussion is underway here:

http://forums.radioreference.com/community-announcements-news/307509-washington-dc-mayor-orders-dc-fire-remove-encryption.html
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 02-11-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By j2brown
D.C. mayor to end encryption of firefighter radios

Not Virginia specific, but certainly of interest to many here:

D.C. mayor to end controversial encryption of firefighter radios - The Washington Post...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 11-04-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By j2brown
Probably not exactly what you're looking for, but...

Probably not exactly what you're looking for, but the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company live tweets their dispatched calls @SterlingFire - http://twitter.com/SterlingFire

A bit out of your area, but...
Forum: Virginia Incidents and Breaking News 12-23-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 94,324
Posted By j2brown
They've just got him. Seems he's OK and on the...

They've just got him. Seems he's OK and on the way to get checked out.

Sorry, missed the update above.
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 12-17-2012, 6:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,470
Posted By j2brown
The roof antenna may actually make things worse. ...

The roof antenna may actually make things worse. The problem with the Loudoun system is often too much signal, if you'll excuse the oversimplifications. The $500 scanner is overwhelmed, but the...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 11-13-2012, 5:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,954
Posted By j2brown
He's almost certainly got a PSR-800 as there are...

He's almost certainly got a PSR-800 as there are no other scanners capable of handling the Loudoun County radio systems on the market.
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 10-17-2012, 2:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,157
Posted By j2brown
Yes, you can download the MP3 file, and that can...

Yes, you can download the MP3 file, and that can be converted/burned to CD.
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 10-17-2012, 1:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,013
Posted By j2brown
There's a place on the download page to post...

There's a place on the download page to post comments. That's probably not the best place to post your findings, but it may be better than nothing.

jeff
sdg
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 08-14-2012, 6:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By j2brown
I've handed over operation of the FCFRD feed to...

I've handed over operation of the FCFRD feed to another party. Hopefully the feed will sound better (at least until the next major change to the system...).

jeff
sdg
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 08-09-2012, 6:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,691
Posted By j2brown
No, AirCare is a private company that runs a...

No, AirCare is a private company that runs a handful of medical flight helicopters in the area. Fairfax 1 is owned/operated by Fairfax County and usually does their medical flyouts as well as law...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 08-09-2012, 6:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By j2brown
If you plan on listening to TDMA (currently in...

If you plan on listening to TDMA (currently in use in Loudoun and Price Georges in this area) you'll need the PSR-800. I own one and think it's great, but I'm not as technical as some folks here, so...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 08-03-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By j2brown
I doubt you'll regret getting the PSR-800. I've...

I doubt you'll regret getting the PSR-800. I've been happy with mine.
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 07-14-2012, 7:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By j2brown
The simulcast distortion fredva described is what...

The simulcast distortion fredva described is what killed the original with the Loudoun County system. The only way we're getting the great sound we are for the RR feed is because we have a location...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 07-13-2012, 9:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By j2brown
My PSR-800, which is in my car using the car...

My PSR-800, which is in my car using the car frame as an antenna (far from ideal in almost any circumstances), does a better job than the PSR-500 at my house providing the RR feed. The audio is...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 07-13-2012, 6:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By j2brown
I already had Super Track on, so I was unable to...

I already had Super Track on, so I was unable to use that to increase the quality of the signal, and thus the FCFRD feed here at RR. I'm looking for a better location to host the radio in hopes of...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 07-09-2012, 7:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By j2brown
Thanks, fyrman. I'll give that a shot when I'm...

Thanks, fyrman. I'll give that a shot when I'm at the radio next and see if it makes a difference.
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 06-27-2012, 6:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By j2brown
The PSR500 providing the FCFRD feed is programmed...

The PSR500 providing the FCFRD feed is programmed with the P25 information from the RR database (as of a few weeks ago, anyway). It's still got the old system programmed as well, so I can't tell...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 04-13-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By j2brown
I figured the county had the maps online...

I figured the county had the maps online somewhere but didn't have time to find it. I thought about doing the same thing you did for the box maps, but there are too many and the image wouldn't be...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 04-13-2012, 7:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By j2brown
Sorry for the late reply, I've been away for a...

Sorry for the late reply, I've been away for a bit. I'm not aware of any firebox maps, but I'll see if I can find one that I can share.

jeff
sdg
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