Federal Frequencies.

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michaelmikesj

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Hi everyone. Just wondering which Federal frequencies should I program into my 197. I live in northern Idaho and would like to monitor some of these frequencies. Any help would be great. Kootenai County, Bonner County, and Spokeane washington would be helpful.
 

kma371

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Uh it really depends what you want to listen to. Check out the DB or the wiki for listings.
 

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But remember, much of the Federal Frequency activity is never/under reported to lists and is in a state of change. Agencies are moving [still] to Narrowband, and with that some Federal Agencies have moved from Analog to Digital [both P25 and TRBO]

Besides what KMA371 suggested [use the RR DB and never never forget the RR Wiki]
I would spend some time [use some automated logging software w/audio if you can] searching the Federal Bands.

Altho there is VHF Low activity, much of my Federal is concentrated in the
137-144, 148-150.8, 162-174 [don't skip the 162 below the NWS] 380-400, 400-420 bands in FM mode

Take - Notes - Call Signs, Names, Freq , Tones

Sometimes it might be WEEKS or even months of silence on some of the frequencies, then all of a sudden a flurry of activity and then nothing. If it's Surv type activity look for something in the news weeks later.

Best of luck and post back what you find/hear [with discretion for active Surv activities]

Uh it really depends what you want to listen to. Check out the DB or the wiki for listings.
 
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Don't forget to listen for BLM and USFS users, especially when there is a wild fire.
 
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