2021 VHF Low Band Logs

kkn50

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Childersburg, Alabama
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FREQSQCALLDESCRIPTION
25.0000AMWWVFt Collins CO
33.4400179.9KCD346Fire/EMS Dispatch - Tolland County CT
33.4600114.8Fire dispatch - Provincetown MA (voice ID)
33.780077.0KCF415Fire/EMS Dispatch - Cheshire Co NH
33.7800114.8KNGE459EMS Dispatch - Falmouth MA
33.8800179.9EMS Dispatch - Possible New London county or Windham county CT
33.9400179.9WNHR373Fire Dispatch - Waterford CT
33.9600179.9WQF238Fire Dispatch - Lyme/Old Lyme, CT w/ callsign voice ID
37.0200146.2Police Dispatch - West Milford NJ
37.4600CSQKWG479PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.5800114.8KCB460Unitil Energy Systems, Concord NH w/ Morse ID
37.5800CSQKGC284PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.5800CSQKGA859PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6200CSQKFE664PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.7000CSQKST824PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.8600CSQKGE748PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
39.1800107.2Fire/EMS Dispatch - Possible Oakham MA
44.700077.0OK HP
45.8600136.5Hotline - Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Statewide Public Safety CT
45.8800156.7Possible Berks Co PA
46.1000167.9Fire Dispatch - Possible Chautauqua County NY
46.1000100.0KEG503Fire/EMS Dispatch - Jericho Fire District, Jericho NY
46.180082.5Fire Dispatch - Possible Jefferson Co NY
46.5000141.3Fire Dispatch - Possible Yonkers NY
46.5600D343Fire/EMS Dispatch - Unidentified
 

kkn50

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FREQSQCALLDESCRIPTION
25.0000AMWWVFt Collins CO
33.4800179.9Fire Dispatch - Tolland CT
33.5600D251Fire/EMS Dispatch - Unidentified
33.720082.5WNQU666Fire Dispatch - Redding CT
33.780077.0KCF415Fire/EMS Dispatch - Cheshire Co NH
33.7800114.8KNGE459EMS Dispatch - Falmouth MA
33.8000179.9KXV431Fire/EMS Dispatch - Windham Co CT
33.860077.0KGC676Fire/EMS Dispatch - Washington Co MD
35.6800CSQDigital paging
37.0200146.2Police Dispatch - West Milford NJ
37.1000162.2KET358Morgantown Utility Board WV
37.4600CSQKWG479PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.4600CSQWYP288PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.4600CSQKXD499PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.5800114.8KCB460Unitil Energy Systems, Concord NH w/ Morse ID
37.5800CSQKGC284PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.5800CSQKGA859PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6000CSQKGA860PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6200CSQKFE664PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6200CSQKGA862PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6600CSQKGA857PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6600CSQKQX988PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.7000CSQKST824PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.8200CSQKVA725PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.8600CSQKGE748PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.8600CSQKQZ250PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID. 41-27-33.3 N, 075-42-11.7 W
39.1800107.2Fire/EMS Dispatch - Possible Oakham MA
39.440097.4WQTF208New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation
42.0600192.8WV HP - Martinsburg / Charles Town Dispatch (paired with 45.78)
46.1200167.9Fire/EMS Dispatch - Dunkirk NY
46.180082.5Fire Dispatch - Possible Jefferson Co NY
46.1800186.2Fire Dispatch - Possible Adams Co PA
46.380077.0Fire Dispatch - Meriden CT
46.4600CSQKCT272Fire/EMS Dispatch - Baltimore County, MD
46.5600D343Fire/EMS Dispatch - Unidentified
 

Scanning-NWA

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Another VHF Low Band opening here in N.W. Arkansas on Saturday afternoon, 07/24/2021. Strangely, while I didn't hear 10 meter activity, I did hear 6 Meter FM activity on 52.525 MHz along with all the following on what seemed to be a northward band opening:

46.84 110.9 Ontario, Canada MNR - Parks Earl Rowe
46.62 110.9 Ontario, Canada MNR - Bancroft District
43.00 151.4
49.50 67.0
52.525 KB9OOQ, KB0NMW, N0FAZ, N0SGV
46.74 110.9 Ontario, Canada MNR - Parks (Awenda, Bass Lake, Mara, McRae)
46.48 110.9 Ontario, Canada MNR - North Bay Fire Mgt. Area
46.35 123.0 Ontario, Canada MNR - CH41
45.00 146.2 "1 Bravo, 1 Alpha - Radio Check, Over"
45.44 103.5
46.68 110.9 Ontario, Canada MNR - CH03
48.18 127.3
40.67 SNOTEL
 

marvinsuggs

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I got a very nice QSL from the Washington Co, MD Fire Dispatch regarding 33.860 MHz:

Good Morning Marvin,
Thanks very much for the letter and reaching out ! I too am a radio enthusiast as well and an amateur radio operator call sign KB3ISI. I am also a Radio Technician / Specialist
With 30+ years here at Washington County Government “ Wireless Communications” department. A little bit about our operation… We are a self-maintained county government shop taking care of
our 911 communications equipment as well as all first responder equipment to include Fire Trucks, Ambulance, Police- city and county and all departments within the county that uses county radio systems. We have “3” 300 watt GE Mastr 2 base stations operating on low-band, our main county-wide base sit’s atop Fairview Mountain located in Clear-Spring Md. with an altitude of approximately 1535 ft. elevation plus 250 ft. on the tower. Our transmit antenna is a Cush-Craft Ringo BR-3 omni antenna. We utilize 2 GE bases at our city location for down town operations.
These bases were installed back in the early 1970’s . We upgraded to a Motorola Digital Trunked 450 Mhz P-25 10 site radio system about 15 years ago and simulcast with the 33.86 mountain transmitter as well. We operate on “4” mountain tops here in the county and several satellite sites throughout the county and towns. We also maintain a variety of other VHF and UHF transceivers for Mutual Aid etc.
In closing Happy DX’ing !


Dave Iseminger
Specialist
Washington County Md. Government
Wireless Communications Dept.
35W.Washington St.
Hagerstown, Md. 21740
 

W8UU

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Our transmit antenna is a Cush-Craft Ringo BR-3 omni antenna.
Cushcraft Ringos are good antennas, but I'm surprised to hear they are being used in such a robost legacy low band system. The standard bearer is either the venerable Decibel Products DB 201, or if you have the tower space and *really* want to melt snow, a DB 212.
 

marvinsuggs

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July 2021 Richmond,TX Bearcat BCT8 scanner Sirio GPA 27-45 MHz ground plane antenna.

31.20 Central Hgt &Cooling, Mountain Home, AR
33.30 Natural Gas Pipeline, Dayton,TX
33.86 Washington Co, MD FD
33.88 Licking Co, OH FD
33.92 W. Licking Joint Fire Dist, OH
33.98 Perry Co, OH FD
35.36 Bleigh Const Hannibal, MO
35.44 Troy Readymix, Troy,MO
37.10 Morgantown WV Utility Board.
37.36 Illinois DOC, Taylorville
37.72 Sumter Electric, Sumterville ,FL
39.88 California HP/Rancho Cucamonga
39.90 Brown Co, NE SO
39.90 Dawson Co FD, NE
42.06 Missouri HP/Springfield
42.12 Missouri HP/ Springfield
42.58 Missouri HP
42.86 Missouri HP/ Lee’s Summit
42.92 Missouri HP/ Lee’s Summit
42.94 Missouri HP Springfield
43.06 M&M Air Serv. Beaumont, TX
43.28 Ingram Readymix, Richmond,TX
43.40 Ingram Readymix, Houston, TX
45.50 California HP/Los Angeles
45.98 Alabama DOC/ Athens
46.18 Wetzel Co, WV FD
46.40 Geauga Co, OH FD
46.46 Baltimore Co, MD FD
49.56 Pike Electric/ Nationwide
49.58 Pike Electric/ Nationwide
 

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25.0000AMWWVFt Collins CO
31.2000D432Thomas, Bennett & Hunter Concrete, WV
33.0400179.9WPMG350EMS Dispatch, Mohegan Tribe of Indians of CT, New London
33.1000118.8Chestnut Ridge Transport (School Buses), Spring Valley NY
33.4400179.9KCD346Fire/EMS Dispatch - Tolland County CT
33.4600114.8Fire dispatch - Provincetown MA (voice ID)
33.4800179.9Fire Dispatch - Tolland CT
33.6400114.8KNAW393Fire Dispatch - Bourne MA
33.6600114.8KCD566Fire/EMS Dispatch - Truro MA
33.7200179.9WPFI264Fire / EMS Operations, Franklin CT
33.780077.0KCF415Fire/EMS Dispatch - Cheshire Co NH
33.7800114.8KNGE459EMS Dispatch - Falmouth MA
33.8000179.9KXV431Fire/EMS Dispatch - Windham Co CT
33.8400131.8KCF918Fire Dispatch - Uxbridge, MA
33.860077.0KGC676Fire/EMS Dispatch - Washington Co MD
33.9400179.9WNHR373Fire Dispatch - Waterford CT
33.9600179.9WQF238Fire Dispatch - Lyme/Old Lyme, CT w/ callsign voice ID
35.3600123.0Paragon Ready Mix, Utica MI
35.6800CSQDigital paging
37.0200146.2Police Dispatch - West Milford NJ
37.1000162.2KET358Morgantown Utility Board WV
37.4600CSQKWG479PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.4600CSQWYP288PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.5800114.8KCB460Unitil Energy Systems, Concord NH w/ Morse ID
37.5800CSQKGC284PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.5800CSQKGA859PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6000CSQKGA860PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6200CSQKFE664PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6200CSQKGA862PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6600CSQKGA857PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.6600CSQKQX988PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.7000CSQKQZ249PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.7000CSQKYL340PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.7400CSQKGA863PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.8200CSQKVA725PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.8600CSQKQZ250PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID. 41-27-33.3 N, 075-42-11.7 W
37.8600CSQKGD698PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PA w/ Morse ID
37.9800110.9EMS Dispatch - Unidentified
39.6000110.9EMS & Police Dispatch - Douglas MA
39.6000146.2EMS Dispatch - Paramus Municipalities NJ
39.6400114.8KNGB789Police Dispatch - Benardsville NJ
39.7800100.0Police Dispatch - Uxbridge MA
39.9600114.8Police Dispatch - Unidentified
42.0600192.8WV HP - Martinsburg / Charles Town Dispatch (paired with 45.78)
43.7000131.8Possible Thumb Area Transit, Huron MI
43.7400107.2Transport Vans
43.8000173.8Possible Crawford County Transit Authority, Crawford WI
44.5800CSQBNSF Hy-Rail Limits Compliance System (Packets)
46.060097.4Fire Dispatch - Cumberland County PA
46.0600167.9Fire Dispatch - Possible Westchester County NY
46.0800114.8Fire/EMS Dispatch - Possible Geauga county OH
46.1000100.0KEG503Fire/EMS Dispatch - Jericho Fire District, Jericho NY
46.1000D754Fire Dispatch - Wilbraham MA
46.1200167.9Fire/EMS Dispatch - Dunkirk NY
46.1400167.9Fire Dispatch - Possible Chautauqua Co NY
46.1600123.0Fire Dispatch - Possible Orange County NY
46.180082.5Fire Dispatch - Possible Jefferson Co NY
46.1800186.2Fire Dispatch - Possible Adams Co PA
46.1800141.3Fire Dispatch - Middlesex Co CT, Valley Shore (Big Gun WQF238), Control 3 (Old Saybrook), Control 9 (Clinton), Middletown Control, Cromwell Dispatch
46.380077.0Fire Dispatch - Meriden CT
46.4600CSQKCT272Fire/EMS Dispatch - Baltimore County, MD
46.5000141.3Fire Dispatch - Possible Yonkers NY
46.5600D343Fire/EMS Dispatch - Unidentified
49.9000150.0US MIL
 

kkn50

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FREQSQCALLDESCRIPTION
25.0000AMWWVFt Collins CO
30.5000150.0US MIL - possible Ft Sill
35.3600127.3US Business - Unidentified
35.980094.8Dump trucks
36.5000150.0US MIL - possible Butts AAF
36.9000150.0US MIL - Martindale Army Heliport Ops, San Antonio TX
38.5000150.0US MIL - Range Control, possible Ft Chaffee
39.2200192.8KMA801CA HP
39.2600118.8KVV806CA HP
39.3400162.2WPHM449CA HP
39.4000186.2KTN273CA HP
39.4000162.2WPHM445CA HP
39.6800118.8KDG272CA HP
39.7200162.2WPPC737CA HP
39.8800118.8KMD453CA HP
41.5000150.0US MIL - Control Tower
42.0600203.5MO HP
42.1000203.5MO HP - "Springfield"
42.1200118.8KMH995CA HP
42.1200203.5MO HP
42.4400179.9KUV545CA HP
42.5600118.8KMH962CA HP
43.0000151.4Farmers
43.0200162.2Manatt’s, Inc, Iowa statewide
43.280077.0Ingram Readymix, San Antonio TX
43.7000D156WRAM552Chain Electric Company, San Antonio TX
44.5800CSQBNSF Hy-Rail Limits Compliance System (Packets)
44.700077.0OK HP
45.0200192.8KCQ240CA HP
45.9800203.53EKNJN75State Prison - AL
49.500067.0Pike Electric <nationwide contractors>
 

Scanning-NWA

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Been dead here in N.W. Arkansas too since the last skip received was on Sunday morning, 08/08/2021, at 08:00 AM CST. Caught these stations for a short period I had to monitor before having to leave:

46.46 two stations transmitting on top of each other
46.38 123.0
33.92
46.06 167.9
46.90 US Military
46.04 107.2
47.06 107.2 CWID
39.72 100.0
46.18 186.2

July was a great month for lots of activity. I check SpaceWeather.com for sunspot reports.
 

marvinsuggs

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Richmond, TX
August 2021 Richmond,TX Bearcat BCT8 scanner Sirio GPA 27-45 MHz ground plane antenna.

33.86 Washington Co, MD FD
33.92 W. Licking Joint Fire Dist, OH
33.98 Perry Co, OH FD
37.72 Sumter Electric, Sumterville ,FL
39.52 Craig Co.,VA SO
42.10 Missouri HP/ Springfield
42.44 California HP
43.40 Ingram Readymix, Houston, TX
45.98 Alabama DOC/ Athens
46.10 Randolph Co WV FD
46.40 Geauga Co, OH FD
46.46 Baltimore Co, MD FD
47.24 W. Virginia DOT
47.36 S. Carolina DOT
47.40 Maryland DOT
49.58 Pike Electric/ Nationwide
 
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