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    Help on getting better reception?

    Hello. I recently installed, on my chimney, a 1/4 Wave Ground Plane Base Antenna with a chimney mount. The antenna purchased is CENTERFIRE Antenna 1/4 wave VHF Base station antenna page I am running a VX-4000 VHF Mobile Radio off it it. I had a replaced a normal vehicle-type mount antenna with...
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    Detroit house fire

    Detroit Firefighters responded to a fully involved house fire at Holden & Commonwealth. The fire was brought under control within 1 hour and the house was a complete loss. Due to heavy fire conditions in the attic and 2nd floor, firefighters were required to take a defensive approach. You can...
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    Escondido "Bomb House" Fire

    The story: ESCONDIDO: Bomb house burn to get under way around 10:30 a.m. Does anyone have any other details? Is there a scanner feed to monitor this area?
  4. Eastie

    Scanning in an aluminum sided house

    Hi RR members, I am wondering if the aluminum siding of my house is affecting the range of my scanner... Is there anything I can do to get more reception without sticking an antenna out the window or mounting one? Are there any indoor antennas that may help with my problem? I'd like to just...
  5. jerry092975

    House Fire In Coatesville City Chester County PA

    By Fire Chief Kevin JohnsonFebruary 13, 2010 On Saturday Feb 13th at 1804 hours, the Coatesville Fire Department along with Engine 44-5 were dispatched to 373 Charles Street for the reported house fire. Engine 41-2 arrived on location and found smoke showing. At 1816 hours a working fire...
  6. jerry092975

    House Fire in CALN twsp Chester County PA

    By Fire Chief Kevin JohnsonFebruary 17, 2010 On Wednesday Feb. 17, 2010 at 1720 hours the Coatesville Fire Department along with the Modena, Veterans Administration Fire Dept and the West Bradford Fire Company were dispatched to assist Station 38 on a reported house fire in 1400 block of Walnut...
  7. jerry092975

    Chester county pa working house fire

    By Berwyn Fire CoJanuary 30, 2010 At 9:25 a.m. the Berwyn Fire Company, Radnor Fire Company, and Paoli Fire Company were dispatched to the Strafford Station Apartments at 419 Strafford Ave. for an apartment building fire. Initial 9-1-1 callers reported fire and smoke in the building and reports...
  8. jerry092975

    Working house fire chester county pa

    By Pomeroy Volunteer Fire Co.January 30, 2010 On Saturday January 30th, 2010 the CCFR dispatched the Pomeroy Fire Company along with Westwood, Modena, Parkesburg and Ladder 43 for a house fire at 37 Lyons Lane in East Fallowfield Township at 1111 hours. Multiple calls into the CCFR were received...