1. G

    GRE-PSR 800 Sweeper.

    Was wondering if the spec . sweeper is same as close call ? If it is do you activate what the manuel calls special mode. I understand what the search service and freguency search does. bottom line ...."Is special mode same as close call" ? HOW IS THE SPECIAL MODE ACTIVATED.?? Following...
  2. D

    Scenario: Power is interrupted globally; People turn to radios to communicate:

    How do you communicate 5 Miles away, 50 Miles away, and 500 Miles away? Thanks. I have read a lot of posts and there are many thoughtful people.
  3. K

    Oregon's OWIN Digital Radio System Faces the Budget Ax

    Oregon's emergency radio network, OWIN, can meet safety regulations at a fraction of the initial cost | For the past four years, Oregonians have been told the state needs a new emergency radio network that couldn't possibly cost less than $400 million to $600 million. The price...
  4. J

    Help Needed With a Spectra

    Goodmorning All, I recently purchased a Motorola Spectra 110w vhf high band radio. The unit is designed to be a trunk mount I believe. I was hoping to get any information I could as well as what programming cable was needed, as i know they are different depending on the model or head? of the...
  5. murrayustud

    Murray's radio desk (KI4DCR)

    Ok, gang, here's my setup... 5 Motorola Maxtracs, 3 VHF, 2 UHF 2 CDM 1250's One 42-50mhz, one VHF 1 Icom V8000 1 Alinco 220mhz DR235 1 Pro 96 1 Alinco DJ280 (220mhz) 1 Realistic Pro 2006 1 realistic DX 302 HF receiver 2 Motorola Minitor 3's VHF 1 Motorola MTS2000 VHF 2 linked...
  6. Z

    Walt Disney World radios

    I am planning on taking a trip to Walt Disney World soon & had some questions. 1: Are the UHF radio frequencies for the Magic Kingdom Parade & firework ops still active or have they been moved to the Nextel System? 2: I have heard rumors that the Disney world staff is touchy on the subject of...
  7. G

    Just a Lean Clean Radio Shack

    PRO 2006, Pro 2004, Pro 106, Pro 2096.
  8. S

    CB Antenna Options

    Hey all, I'm working on installing a CB, among other things, in my car. I have a Uniden 520XL, which will be hardwired into the car. The antenna cable can be run from that to the trunk, where I can drill in a hole to mount the antenna. What I'm wondering, is what kind of antenna to get. I...
  9. nate1992

    Receiving A license & Cost

    First off if this is in the wrong section my apologize it looked like the most fitting! I am looking into getting radios for my company in the near future as we expanded & start providing services in the county, My first thought was to try & use unlicensed radios from like radio shake, how ever...
  10. P

    Can someone help me out!!??

    So i live in the small college town of Pullman Washington just south of Spokane, WA. I was wondering if anyone would be able to add the Pullman Police Department to the scanner database? Currently the campus police are streamed but i know from experience that the city is busier. If anyone can...
  11. I

    Boyd County radios/frequency questions

    Just decided to make one topic to cover a couple things with Boyd County radios. A couple weeks ago, some stuff happened that I was put in the BRJDC and I'm out now, but while I was there, most of their processes and those with the BCDC involved a lot of radio traffic. I had my scanner set to...
  12. Eastie

    Picking up a radio station with signal stalker

    Hi everyone, I am using signal stalker and I have picked up a CBS FM radio station out of nowhere. I haven't heard anything all night on signal stalker and all of a sudden this CBS radio station comes up? (450.35000) I'm wondering how this happened.. Does this mean maybe a neighbor turned on...
  13. M

    SRRCS Confirmed Rebanding

    I was reading the Sacramento Fire Department's 2009 Annual Report, and inside the report, it states information about the rebanding process. On page 19, under the heading "Technical Services", bullet point 5, it states the following: "Continued planning for the 800 MHz Radio Rebanding...
  14. K

    AC/DC coming to Augusta GA

    No, not the AC/DC the band, but AC/DC the Ham parts vendor is coming to the Augusta Ham fest on OCT 9, 2010. AC/DC has those funny "reverse" SMA antenna connectors for the WOXUN HT's the everyone is buying. Hamfest 2010 See you there 73 Kent KQ4KK