Henderson County Scanner Suggestions

runningman

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I live in the Greenville SC but spend a lot of time in Henderson Co. NC. I currently have a Uniden BCD996T but I don't think it will work in Henderson Co. Do you have any suggestions on a scanner that will work?
 

hamstang

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I live in the Greenville SC but spend a lot of time in Henderson Co. NC. I currently have a Uniden BCD996T but I don't think it will work in Henderson Co. Do you have any suggestions on a scanner that will work?
According to database, all Henderson County public safety broadcasts are encrypted. Can't be monitored with any scanner.
 

runningman

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Thanks hamstang. I didn't know that. I guess that really narrows down my choices. :(
 

runningman

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How can you tell that it is encrypted? I think I am missing something.
 

reconrider8

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Yea ive learned to throw the encrypted channels in anyway. You would be surprised what channels are labeled E that still carry open traffic
 

runningman

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I guess I was too busy looking at the trunking system and missed the Please Note. I will have to pay attention to that section in the future.
 

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Henderson County still has some active VHF frequencies used for Fire and EMS tone-outs.
 

2154

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As an Henderson County member, the initial dispatch for Fire & EMS is still active on 154.43/155.265 respectively. After that, all comms on the "new" NXDN trunked systems are fully encrypted. Some FD's still use their repeaters of which most are analog (non-encrypted) with a few being NXDN conventional (non-encrypted). All sheriff's office comms are fully encrypted & I believe HPD is now as well. I know they're using NXDN but will check tomorrow which channels they're on.
 

runningman

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Thanks 2154. I live in Greenville, SC but spend a lot of weekends in Henderson Co. My current scanner Uniden BCD996T works in Greenville but doesn't work with NXDN. I was thinking about getting a new scanner that would work with NXDN but it sounds like with all the encryption that it would be worth it.
 
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