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Rare catch of Berkeley Heights township VHF low

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While monitoring some weak lowband on 1/18 19:30, I hear Berkeley Heights in Union county NJ conducting a duty tone test for the rescue squad. Now what a treat to hear some old school VHF low during January! Knowing the test would end with an ID, I was anxiously awaiting for that ID. After a search I find the ID was UHF during the earlier years of this current decade and is currently expired.

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Signals received in North Carolina (EM95).
 

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You guys just made me turn on my low band scanner, I forget it so much. I have a BCT 15 hooked to a 6 meter ringo antenna and has always worked great. Now its on and will stay for a few weeks.
 
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Best QSO I ever had was while working for the Highway Patrol. I was in Chattanooga and talked with Car 211, a California Highway Patrol Officer who was making traffic stops and setting on the Golden Gate Bridge!

At the time both our agencies shared a VHF Low frequency in the 40 MHz range.
 
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