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Has anyone noticed that the trasmissions comming from the Richmond Tower are hit and miss on the choppy side today?
 

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bigbluemsp said:
Has anyone noticed that the trasmissions comming from the Richmond Tower are hit and miss on the choppy side today?
oh heck ya. Awful this afternoon. Here a few words and cut out. I thought my antenna or scanner was toast.
 

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oh heck ya. Awful this afternoon. Here a few words and cut out. I thought my antenna or scanner was toast.
Me and another member here were saying the same thing.

I am picking up complete radio transmissions from Mt. Clemens and other towers but on the Richmond tower its choppy and distorted
 

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bigbluemsp said:
Me and another member here were saying the same thing.

I am picking up complete radio transmissions from Mt. Clemens and other towers but on the Richmond tower its choppy and distorted
Wonder if it is storm damage. Thought I heard a tech complaing. Hooked up one of my other scanners to rule out my antenna.
Romeo comes in clear too.
 

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bigbluemsp said:
Me and another member here were saying the same thing.

I am picking up complete radio transmissions from Mt. Clemens and other towers but on the Richmond tower its choppy and distorted

Thanks bigblue for helping me earlier. Last night and today I had some programming problems with my scanner (my fault), but I just got things straightened out. As of right now (8:33 pm July 18) the Richmond tower is comming in very clear. Just heard some of the shift change and check-ins from the MSP and everything sounded good.
 

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I noticed the Northville tower was having similar issues. In fact, it was so bad the other day that Plymouth City & Twp. PDs, went back to their conventional repeater until the problems can be cleared up. Apparently, they were missing complete transmissions from their units and the dispatch center.

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Well, as long as the weather holds true and the conditions, I noticed on my 800 MHz system today the same problem, yet the scanner in the Comms shack was just going wild on lo-band 30-50 MHz. On search, there wasn't one time the scanner would go a couple MHz without stopping on something from a couple hundred miles out.
When lo-band skip peaks, our 800 MHz system is weak. It's just the nature of the beast, no matter how many towers you have to cover.
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