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    Help with Uniden396T w/new Cedar Rapids Police

    I have a Uniden 396t that I bought already programmed and have been enjoying local broadcasts. Yesterday Cedar Rapids police and Linn County law enforcement went silent because of new upgrades. Can I still use this scanner for the new system? If I can can anyone point me towards reprogramming?
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    Linn County P25

    The Gazette reported a one year waver for rebanding with hopes to complete the new system in 6 months. Iowa police, fire agencies work to meet narrowband deadline | TheGazette
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    Linn County Iowa P25 system

    This system is now on the air. Licenses were granted July 2012 and the first site Boyson Road is on the air with a control channel. There was no traffic on it as of Saturday, Oct 20 2012, Linn County ops are proceeding on VHF. Since they are wideband I expect they will abandon the vhf by Jan...