1. Sheepdog777

    Traveling Ham Mobile Radio - U.S. Repeaters Common Frequencies (2M & 70Cm Bands Only)

    Hello Fellow Hams and Radio Enthisiasts, BOTTOM LINE UP FRONT (BLUF) LINK: Traveling Ham Mobile Radio: U.S. Ham Repeaters Common Frequencies - Google Drive Did you know that there are approximately 18,793 2M & 70CM Band repeaters in the U.S., which use only 1,303 frequencies? Imagine if you...
  2. Sheepdog777

    The Google Earth Repeaters Overlay Project for the Entire United States and Territories

    Hello Fellow Hams and Radio Enthusiasts, I hope all is well and would like to share this project, which I have finished, finally! The Google Earth Repeaters Overlay Project for the entire United States and Territories. This one-stop-shop offline database is derived directly from...
  3. PrivatelyJeff

    Programming emergency button

    I have 6 ICOM F4100 radios and while I was able to get the frequencies and PL tones set, I’m trying to set one of the side buttons to trigger an alert tone that is broadcast on whatever channel we are using and I can’t figure it out. I programmed the button but when you press it, just that radio...
  4. BlueDevil

    Motorola MTR2000 with Zetron HEAR Decoder Failure

    The local hospital is experiencing a failure with their HEAR (Hospital Emergency Administrative Radio) system. The system consists of a Motorola MTR2000 base station radio, a Zetron H.E.A.R Decoder, and a Zetron Model 284 tone remote unit. The issue is that received audio is not making it to the...
  5. O

    Emergency Digital Information Service (EDIS)

    Does the California EDIS system still exist? If not, is there any replacement? Was the satellite part ever implemented? The current California Emergency Alert plan (edited 2017) refers to a digital alert system Wikipedia says it uses 37.0200 MHz and 37.3800 MHz and satellite, but the links...
  6. F

    Bendix/King KX-99 Service Manual

    I Recently purchased a used KX-99 and needed to give it a once-over and couldn’t find the service manual until I came across this gem in the wild. If anyone needs it, here you go. Couldn’t upload the file directly since it was too big. Download
  7. S

    Emergency travel radio?

    Noobish questions alert.... Occasionally, I make long drives (for skiing) that go through places without cell coverage. I'm wondering what sort of radio one might use under those circumstances. Cheap CB? GMRS? I bought a couple of those Baofeng UV-5R radios awhile back to fool around with and...
  8. WX9RLT

    Airplane Goes Off Runway & Crashes Into A Vehicle

    Rockford Scanner: Airplane Crashes Into A Vehicle Near Cottonwood Airport in Rockford A small aircraft goes off the runway and crashes into a vehicle in Rockford, Illinois. Details in the link above.
  9. WX9RLT

    Medical Emergency On An Airplane Landing in Rockford

    Medical Emergency On An Airplane Landing in Rockford Around 8 am this morning an aircraft was coming in to land with a person that is having a medical emergency. Details at Rockford Scanner
  10. L

    Southern Spain Frequencies, Anyone?

    I am looking for some Spanish emergency service freqs and so far, my online searches are coming up pretty blank. Does anyone have frequencies, or can give me some ranges, for emergency services for anything Spain nationwide (Guardia Civil, Policia Nacional, etc), or specifically, Granada...
  11. Marauder

    Revive this board?

    Hi, I am a freelance for Dutchess county and am always on top of the latest events, I see this board is dead and that's a shame, I would like to post constantly to this to keep everyone updated but would it hold value? would anyone care for that or is it dead for a reason?
  12. screenersam

    Wicomico Emergency Drill

    Wicomico County 911 having emergency drill today @ SBY airport
  13. T

    Ham Radio with common battery

    Hi I feel kinda stupid asking this. But during an emergency where one would depends on Ham radio for information, specially during a power outage, you would need your ham radio battery to last days if not weeks before you can charge it. Unless it uses more common batteries found everywhere...
  14. E

    Luzerne County To Go Digital

    Switching Luzerne County 911 Radios to Digital Begins Tuesday | WNEP.com "WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County announced Monday that changes are coming to improve the response to emergencies."
  15. L

    Battery Backup

    With so many types of batteries on the market now (AGM, LIo, lead acid, etc.) I'm at a loss as to what is best to use as a battery backup for my ham radio transceivers. I want to set up a battery back-up, maybe a small bank of batteries, that will be outdoors with the power lines run through...
  16. A

    telus and radios in gaspesie park

    Hi I am wondering if anyone knows how the commercial radios work out there in the wild. In particular, I know that skidoo drivers in the Gaspesie provincial park use Telus commercial radios, which I assume are VHF. I was wondering if there is a way to use those channels in an emergency if you...
  17. gonzalu

    Ready Made Emergency Go-Box

    Hello all, I have been looking for a ready-made Emergency Go-Box I can buy where I can just mount my radio(s) and and antenna (and external power to charge batteries etc.) Frankly, All I find is DIY videos, websites, etc. My problem isn't that I can't do it myself, but I just don't have any...
  18. F

    Motorola CentraCom - Emergency sound

    Hi Guys. I'm looking for a sound clip preferred in about 20/30 sec lenght, of the emergency tone that dispatchers on a CentraCom recives. Like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTLcdxKt2As I'm setting up a MotoTRBO dispatch running TRBOnet and I just can't get the "right" emergency tone...
  19. D

    APX Emergency Alert Timeout

    I am researching the programming codeplug for our APX7000 portable radios for a concern we have. I have come across in the "Emergency Configuration" section, looking at "Trunking Emergency Profile"... there is an option called "Retry Counter". Does anyone know what this means? I have looked...
  20. screenersam

    military seeking tech to override am/fm broadcsts

    Special Operations seeks way to override broadcasters ***The U.S. Special Operations Command wants to find technology that would allow it to locate AM and FM radio signals in a specific area and then override those signals to send propaganda messages. The SOCOM solicitation, posted Monday...