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pinellasfirefighter

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thank you.. i also heard that they were switching all the fips code and same alert to digtal and the scanner wouldnt beable to pick them up.. is tis true?
 

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Yes it's true - the SAME alert is digital. That's what your scanner decodes. You cannot scan and listen for SAME codes at the same time...
 

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Correct. You'd do much better to spend $40 and get a dedicated weather radio.
 

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I just picked up a Midland WR-100B SAME Weather Alert Monitor for $30.76 plus shipping off of Amazon.com. It was the cheapest one I found & it works great.
 

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rdale said:
Correct. You'd do much better to spend $40 and get a dedicated weather radio.
That is what I have done and it works great. I have a WeatherRadio on 24/7, and let my scanners scan, not be on SAME Standby mode all the time. ;)
 
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