How to ID Frequencies

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KeithBogut

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I've used radio reference.com to ID frequencies in my (and surrounding) counties, but when I search For active frequencies, I often come up with frequencies not listed on RR.com. I've also found several "unofficial" lists of local frequencies, but they often don't list these frequencies either. Is there a site that can ID the user of a given frequency in my area? What info does the FCC provide?
 

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License Search - Advanced License Search

Enter as much information in the fields as you can, just make sure what you are putting in is accurate.

It'll spit out what is in the database that matches your information.
If you get a "hit", it'll give you the full FCC license, which will include who holds the license, what other frequencies are under that license, what the emission designators are. What the location of the transmitters are. RF power, antenna height, etc.
 

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This is a HUGE help, I've been writing down a bunch of ID's that pop up during my listening that are undocumented on RR's database. Due to the sites being set to "ID Search", it's pulling up a lot of ID's that aren't recorded but receive regular (if not frequent) traffic. As soon as I get them identified, I'll look into updating the database for those areas.

Big thumbs up for both the question and the answers! Thanks guys! 👍
 

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You aren't going to find talkgroup IDs in the FCC database, just site frequencies and locations.
 
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