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Old 05-09-2017, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by scannerizer View Post
Any idea when they (and other suburban fire services) will go digital full time (I.e. hazard calls as well)?
I would be shocked if building interior fire communications ever went digital, unless some breakthrough in digital dependability occurs. I think if digital could be improved, it would have happened a while back. Analogue is not only dependable, but has a relative short range, thus keeping building interior communications "in the family", so to speak.

Caveat: I make the above statement having no personal knowledge of radio electronics, but am relying on "conventional wisdom" (which I usually laugh at) and 55 years of listening to 154.190, lol.
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