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Digital vs Analog in Frederick MD.

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WaveJam

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Hi all...

A couple rookie questions for you.

I currently have a Radio Shack Pro-90 running with an Antennacraft ST2. I have a Radio Shack Pro-197 on the way to replace the Pro-90 and wanted to know if the ST2 will be a good antenna for the Pro-197. It can receive digital signals right?

Also, will my jumping up to a digital scanner benefit me a lot in Frederick, MD? I think some systems here have already gone digital, right?

Thanks a bunch!
 
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mike_s104

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The antenna will be fine. There are some digital systems around you but the current one for your county is analog. I believe they are building a new digital one. I would have either waited to get a new scanner or gotten a PSR-800 just in case the new one is TDMA.
 

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I just read in the Frederick Post from a few days ago that Frederick County is switching their analog system over to digital next year.
 
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