A politician, what ward do you represent if you are?
Working for the city, in finance, radio, contracts?
A Motorola salesperson?
On the Police service board?
Have you emailed your city councilor? You realize that Mayor Ford's only redeeming quality is that he takes phone calls and responds to many of them.
If you are not any of the above you are just guessing. I lived in Toronto for 8 years, it is easy to speak with your concilllor, he and she will respond back to you. Big City? Doesn't matter: Councillors from as diverse as Howard Moscoe and Adam Giabrone answered my concerns promptly.
Even here in Halton, my councillor is on the police services board, and a regional councillor. When Halton was rumoured to be switching over I took the step that very few of you people on here do.
I asked him and he responded back AND! He also had the assistant chief of police to email me and explain how and why? I am sure if I asked for financial info (I could care less) he would have given it to me.
This "switch" was first mentioned maybe 5 or 6 years ago, it was debated then and still is now.
And no one has the actual answer, just guesses.
Don't sell off or throw away your scanners yet, unless you have a 396XT you want to sell it cheap
Fact is all public safety Wil be enc. Canada just is moving at a faster rate then the usa. Attended a public safety seminar and it is inevitable. I'd say by 2025 all will be. It's inevitable. Like Europe and Australia it's slowly happening in North america. Mexico enc faster then upper north America.
York region hasn't switched over as of yet.Durham fire is going to in the clear for another year.then theres aircraft bands if you are into that sorta thing.....plus theres always western New York if you have a good location.yes,it will be a bummer when they switch over,as I have been listening to them for over 20 years.but life goes on....