Baltimore POTUS visit

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The good thing about Fort McHenry is that it can be easily secured - no need for a motorcade from the helicopter landing zone which is likely to be on site. No TFRs posted yet, btw. I'd imagine the city police *might* have a special detail around the Locust Point area, covered by the Southern District and the Marine Unit. And the USCG will likely establish a security zone in the area as they do on the Potomac when Trump plays golf at his club in Virginia.
 

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In the past they did not land the helo at Fort McHenry, they would land it at another location and then motorcade to the Fort. It may be different this year since the area is closed to the public.

In past presidential visits, the City system was busy with motorcade coordination. They will probably use one of the encrypted MSP talkgroups or Statewide Tac's on FiRST for coordination of State assets. NPS Fort McHenry frequency would also be good to listen but you have to be close.
 

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In the past they did not land the helo at Fort McHenry, they would land it at another location and then motorcade to the Fort. It may be different this year since the area is closed to the public.

In past presidential visits, the City system was busy with motorcade coordination. They will probably use one of the encrypted MSP talkgroups or Statewide Tac's on FiRST for coordination of State assets. NPS Fort McHenry frequency would also be good to listen but you have to be close.
The usual landing zone is not far from Fort McHenry. I just guessed that since the park is closed, they would take advantage of that.
 

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Although the state police have limited authorities in Baltimore City, Hogan could always supply manpower if necessary - and likely already is.
 

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Should be landing at the fort. The local news showed a practice of the VH-3 Helo and MV22 Osprey landing there yesterday.
 

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With Fort McHenry being on the water the Coast Guard should be providing security for this event also. They would be using their LMR P25 channels and most likely it will be encrypted, but sometimes it's in the clear.
 

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With Fort McHenry being on the water the Coast Guard should be providing security for this event also. They would be using their LMR P25 channels and most likely it will be encrypted, but sometimes it's in the clear.
If the CG has to talk to a pleasure vessel however, it's likely to be on 16 / 22A. Haven't seen a NTM about a security zone yet.
 

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Also be sure to check aircraft like chopper Air to Air 123.025 AM used by News/Police and other choppers around Baltimore area.
Like CB Channel 19 for choppers or aircraft 123.450 chat to keep from bumping into each other :)
Also monitor HMX-1 Chopper A/A Quantico 273.950 AM
 
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In the past they did not land the helo at Fort McHenry, they would land it at another location and then motorcade to the Fort. It may be different this year since the area is closed to the public.

In past presidential visits, the City system was busy with motorcade coordination. They will probably use one of the encrypted MSP talkgroups or Statewide Tac's on FiRST for coordination of State assets. NPS Fort McHenry frequency would also be good to listen but you have to be close.
Sad I cannot hear City system from Towson but glad I can at least here FiRST!

LMR P25 channels and most likely it will be encrypted, but sometimes it's in the clear.
Where is this in the database?
 

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The USCG LMR channels for Maryland are under Federal in the Maryland of section of the database.

You will need a good VHF antenna to hear them from Towson.
 

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Side note: Trump is playing golf today at his club in Virginia. The USCG has activated a security zone in Montgomery County along the Potomac River adjacent to the club (the river belongs to Maryland.). DNR NRP also participates in this activity, and likely USPP tactical teams.
 

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And the political posts will keep getting deleted.
Just so everyone knows, someone is going on this thread and deleting my posts. RR censors strike again.
 

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Trump will also play golf at his club today. In addition to the agencies I mentioned previously, I'd also watch Montgomery and Loudon counties TRSs, and *maybe* Montgomery DFRS VHF frequencies which are used for river rescues.

"The USCG has activated a security zone in Montgomery County along the Potomac River adjacent to the club (the river belongs to Maryland.). DNR NRP also participates in this activity, and likely USPP tactical teams."
 
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Tomorrow schedule released, after a trip to Arlington National Cemetery and return to WH they depart for Fort McHenry landing zone at 11:15 arriving at 11:40, with return departure at 12:55.
 
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