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pdvWireless MD sites/coverage

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Trunked system site location data in the rrdb isn't necessarily where the sites are actually located.
You would have to look up the licenses on the FCC web site.
Some of them may be auctioned market area licenses and it may not be possible to find some site locations.
 

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Here is what I did in this particular case.
Go to the GMR main page FCC General Menu Reports 3.1.14 October 7, 2010

Click on Site / Market / Frequency

Service Selection: Specific Services Only
Check Land Mobile - Commercial and Land Mobile - Private (We don't care about other service groups and it takes longer to search. You could narrow it down to specific radio services if you know them.)

State: MD

Frequency: Begin: 935.0125 End: 939.9875 (upper and lower limits of 900 MHz LMR band base frequencies)

Location Specification: blank (not used)

Licensee Name: whatever their name is as it appears on the license(s)

Wildcard Search: Checked (unless the licensee name is the same on all licenses and you spelled it the way it appears on the licenses)

Grant Date and Expiration Date: blank (we want all active licenses and don't care when they were issued or expire)

Query Options:
Sort Results: Callsign (searching for only one licensee and already know the name)
Limit Results to: Currently Licensed Facilities and Pending Facilities (don't care about expired or cancelled licenses/apps)

This should return all active/pending licenses in the selected state. You could also narrow it down to county or lat/lon/radius.
Sometimes you can't find market area licenses this way. To find them see the instructions at:
http://wiki.radioreference.com/inde...xxxx.29_in_the_FCC_database_and_found_nothing
The wiki article is for Part 22 VHV/UHF paging licenses but you search for geographical market area licenses in other bands and radio services in the same way.
 
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