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Old 12-27-2009, 2:34 PM
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Originally Posted by kycophpd View Post
This frequency is narrowband.

Originally Posted by kycophpd View Post
Sounds like your scanner may be older and therefore will not technically accept the narrowband frequency (except as everyone has listed above).
While the scanner will not accept the frequency, it selects the next closest one. The receiver bandwith is wide enough that the operator will be able to hear the transmissions with no problems.

Originally Posted by kycophpd View Post
In 2012-2013, all public service agencies will be required to transition to narrowband if they are in VHF.
Not a problem for the scanner user until they start assigning local frequencies on adjacent channels which will be sometime in the future. The requirement is for transmiting narrow band, not receiving,
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