MdTA Police - Changes?

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maus92

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In the past week or so, I've noticed an absence of radio traffic on the Lane (Bay) Bridge frequency. Has anything changed? New PL? New transmitter/tower? New frequencies?

I Live in Annapolis and normally receive them on both the 785 and my 396 - now nothing...

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lebrunmn

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Just heard a call...

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I'm pretty sure I just heard someone calling "Lane" for a 10-29... will sit on 453.575 (CT 127.3) for awhile, just to be certain.
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Reception does seem especially bad...

Just heard a call for another unit at the scales... wonder if the weather has anything to do with the poor reception, today.
 

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In the past hour or so, Iv'e been receiving weak transmissions for the Lane Bridge, so I guess the Freq/PL combination is still good. Maybe it's the weather, or maybe their antenna/transmission cable has been damaged by recent rains and thunderstorms?

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You have a point... something must be up. I don't every remember reception ever being so poor for that detatchment. I actually had to adjust my squelch to bring it in...

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Most recently heard them last night - all three that operate on that .575 freq - Bay Bridge/Port-Key Bridge/Hatem Bridge with their respective PL tones. McHenry on .475, Nice Bridge on .975 and BWI Airport on .900 are all operating normally also. No changes detected.

I have had days occasionally where the Bay Bridge signal gets weak. No idea why.
 

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The Lane/Bay Bridge detachment is now coming in loud and clear here in Annapolis. Maybe the atmospherics have improved (or the transmission cable dried out...)

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