• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:

Contract Helo's for CDF SCU

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Feb 26, 2006
Bay Area, CA
CDF has been utilizing more contract helos this season in the past. N107CH is a Huey from Northwest Helicopters inc. San Joaquin Helicopters are also frequently utilized as contract helicopters. Thier tail #'s end in SJ.

The East Bay Regional Parks District helicopter is on an auto aid agreement with SCU. This is an ALS staffed helicopter with firefighting, EMS transport, and law enforcement capabilities.
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