Listening to construction radios in Atlanta?

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I live above a big construction site and I'm curios to listen to some of their radio traffic. Such as crane operators speaking to the ground etc. I tried Close Call Only but haven't had any luck. I use a Uniden SDS100. Thanks for any help.
 

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FRS, GMRS, 464.5000, 464.5500, 469.5000, 469.5500 or just search 461-470
I live above a big construction site and I'm curios to listen to some of their radio traffic. Such as crane operators speaking to the ground etc. I tried Close Call Only but haven't had any luck. I use a Uniden SDS100. Thanks for any help.
 

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They most likely are using GMRS or FRS, with some handheld enterprise Motorola radios or like @MTS2000des said they could be using a DMR or any digital trunking system for that matter.
 

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I live above a big construction site and I'm curios to listen to some of their radio traffic. Such as crane operators speaking to the ground etc. I tried Close Call Only but haven't had any luck. I use a Uniden SDS100. Thanks for any help.
A multitude of users use UHF allocated for low power use. Here are two common examples: 461.1125 and 461.0375.
 

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I get construction near me on 467mhz. Crane ops are pretty boring..."cable up, cable down, stop, left, right" etc...but fishing is part of the hobby. Good luck.
 

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In my experience, the General Contractor has a list of frequencies and PL codes for each project. These are typically UHF itenierent freqs and each contractor or type of contractor has a channel reserved for them on this list. Typically, each contractor may run FRS/GMRS/MURS for their internal crew comms onsite or just run on their assigned channel from the GC. However, some people tend to get upset when 5-20 crews chatting on the channel in a language they dont understand (which is why the supervisor or crew lead will carry the radio on the GC frequencies and then their FRS/GMRS/MURS radios). TT
 
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