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craig0

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Hi all, im brand new with the scanner thing a new hobbie for me. well i got a used scanner a pro-51. but it had no user manual with it i managed to learn how to search some channels but im really lost and would like some help getting started i just cant seam to find local police and fire channels [huber heights,ohio]and i dont even know if this is what i want to use for this new hobbie of mine. would anyone be willing to help me get started. thanks craig email chedges5@woh.rr.com usa
 
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radioscan

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The Pro-51 is not a trunk tracking scanner. You will need a trunk tracking scanner
in order to listen to Huber Heights. They operate on the Montgomery County 800 MHz trunked radio system as in the link posted previously.
 

craig0

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thanks for the info any ideas what i should get im interested in lisening to all sorts of transmissions.
 

radioscan

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How much do you want to spend?
Are you interested in listening to Ohio State Highway Patrol?

The state is using digital voice on a statewide system, you would
need a digital scanner to listen to it and they are the most expensive.
I suggest you click on the "Wiki" link above and once there scroll down
and check out the link to the various brands of scanners available.
 

subclavius

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You might want to check the Radio Shack section of this forum for operation-specific questions you might have on how to program the Pro-51, or the Yahoo/Google groups may be able to provide support as well. Also, most manufacturers keep online versions of their owners manuals available for downloads.
 
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