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  1. RadioGuy1951

    Your best FM DX

    What is your best FM DX...??? One of my best "catches" was many years ago in Novato, CA on a warm August day...I caught Floroda Highway Patrol TWO WAY DX on CHP Silver Base (42.08mhz) ... The florida dispatcher asked her units to 10-9 because they were covered by California traffic...
  2. S

    Okaloosa County FIRE/EMS Narrowband yet?

    As of today 8/28/2012 is okaloosa county fire/ems north and south up and running on narrowband or are is all radio traffic still working off wideband? also do you know if the old Niceville FD freqs Rx 151.04000 Tx 153.83000 with a pl of 156.7 as well as crestview FD, South walton, north walton...
  3. S

    Okaloosa County FIRE/EMS Narrowband yet?

    As of today 8/28/2012 is okaloosa county fire/ems north and south up and running on narrowband or are is all radio traffic still working off wideband? also do you know if the old Niceville FD freqs Rx 151.04000 Tx 153.83000 with a pl of 156.7 as well as crestview FD, South walton, north walton...
  4. R

    Need advice, digital or analog

    Hi all, Firstly thank you for reading this. I'm totally new to the game but have been doing allot of research. I have read the getting started wiki, and various other articles/posts. My question, I am going to purchase a receiver. It will be used mainly in my vehicle. My area has gone digital...
  5. S

    Portable radio scanners stores in Greater Fort Lauderdale and surburban towns

    I'm looking for a portable radio scanners stores in the greater Fort Lauderdale FL area and surburban towns around Fort Lauderdale because I want a scanner for railfanning anywhere in the United States and Canada and I look for a scanner at an affordable price. Which scanner you recommend for...
  6. kg4ojj

    COMPTUEX off NE Florida coast

    Courtesy of a Marine Corps press release: 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Amphibious Squadron 8 conduct training off Florida coast "The Marines [24th Marine Expeditionary Unit & Amphibious Squadron 8] plan to operate around the Mayport, Fla. area in the coming days as part of Composite...
  7. K

    Disney World

    A few questions that I know have been answered at least 100 times. I just need some definite answers and direction.... The research has been done and this is what I gathered about Disney World Florida's radio system They still have some 2meter and 70cm analog and digi freqs that they use for...
  8. kg4ojj

    State agencies in the clear...kind of

    By chance, I discovered two state agencies in the clear - Fish & Wildlife and FHP. Okay, I do NOT have a state radio nor a secret decoder ring, but I do know a good dispatcher when I hear one.... I was in Palatka (Putnam County) last week during a shooting call. No injuries, but a few...
  9. N

    DeSoto County FL reband freq.

    Does anyone know the DeSoto Couty FL rebanded 800 trunking freqs.? I tried 15 down but that did not work. Could the be the freqs. listed around 801? Bob
  10. S

    Northeast Florida RailScanning

    I am trying to find a source for accurate rail freq in and around Jacksonville Fl area plzzzzz M-
  11. Bote

    Hurricane Irene feeds

    It looks like south Florida will be spared the brunt of Hurricane Irene's force, but we will still get a good amount of rain and some wind gusts that could make things a little bit interesting. I'll be streaming the usual suspects, plus any special event talkgroups related to preparedness that...
  12. R

    St. Johns County Fire Radio Problems?

    I have been monitoring the St. Johns County Fire Rescue dispatch frequency for a few hours now and have heard nothing. Not even static. This started around 11 P.M. yesterday, 7/13/2011. I don't think it's my radio because I tried to listen to other frequency's including JFRD Dispatch and...
  13. C

    East Coast Road Trip

    Planing a Road trip down the east coast(CT to FL) any suggestions on Frequencies I should have in the scanner. Mine is not a digital one.
  14. T

    Hollywood Police

    I am looking for information on Hollywood police and if something is in the works to add it to the Broward County scanner list? Thanks
  15. S

    New Provider: Needs help!

    Hey guys, I recently set up the new feed for Jacksonville (Florida) Fire Rescue 800mhz. I actually got a small Dell laptop stripped with no programs (other than required download from RR) & plugged the scanner in last night. Now..The problem is the feed sucks. Low or no volume & the broadcast...
  16. B

    Pro-106 Only Picking Up Occasionally in Orange Co., FL

    Shortly after the New Year, I programmed my Pro-106, using the Win500 software and RR data. I'm in Orange County, FL, so there is no lack of conversation coming over the air from Fire, Police, etc. As soon as I finished programming my radio, I began picking up all sorts of calls: Fire, Police...
  17. B

    Pro106/Win500 Please help make correction

    Of the six scan groups I've programmed on my Pro106 using Win500 & RR, I'm getting a "nothing enabled" message on group 4. I've saved each of the six groups separately. Group 4 is my EMS group. Can you walk me through the steps I need to follow with my radio and the software to re-insert the...
  18. kg4ojj

    2nd Alarm Fire - Jacksonville FL

    2nd Alarm struck for apartment fire, Jacksonville, FL First-due units calling for 2nd alarm, with heavy fire showing from 3-story apartment building. For Fire District 52, apartment complex at 6500 Lake Gray Blvd., near I-295 & Blanding Blvd. Stations 52, 31, 10, and 4 responding. JFRD on...
  19. kg4ojj

    Jacksonville FL - new P25 system

    Yesterday, I was playing around with my PSR-500 scanner and found something new.... Hooked up scanner to PRO96com Pro96Com - Control channel decoder for P25 Trunked Radio Systems and I found a new P25 system in Jacksonville, based off of the existing public safety TRS: Site ID: 3BD P25...
  20. kg4ojj

    CBP action in Florida & Georgia

    Was listening this week to Customs working two aircraft (91J & 14J) on NET-1 (165.2375 PL 100.0 with/without encryption). Heard one plane and the ground contact ("dispatch") very clearly and had the other plane intermittently, all with a rubber duck antenna on my handheld. Their apprehension...
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