Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Scanner Gazette - Whaling City Going Digital?

By Jonathan Higgins

Whaling City Going Digital?
Soon the city of New Bedford, MA will be upgrading their current analog communication system with a new 1 million dollar digital system. The plan for New Bedford Police is to stay on it current frequencies but upgrade to digital Project 25 signal. As for New Bedford Fire along with other city departments they will leave current system for a MOROTRBO digital system. Nothing set in stone yet, we will keep you posted.

Departments already digital in Southeastern Mass
  • Dartmouth Police
  • North Attleboro Police
  • Mansfield Police (Encrypted)

    Cranston, RI Police Now Digital!
    As of Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Cranston Police are now using digital communications. The frequencies remain the same, but are now broadcasting a digital signal. We are able to hear the new digital signal from our offices in Holliston, MA.

    Police Dispatch F-1 - 482.4125 with NAC DEF
    as for channels F2 to F4 they will switch over to digital as well.

    Communications Towers are Going Up in Coweta County Georgia
    Coweta County will be joining the “Western Area Regional Radio System Authority” (WARRS). Carroll, Haralson and Heard County are already broadcasting on this new 700MHz Project 25 Phase I Trunking System. Soon to join along with Coweta are Douglas and Fulton Counties will be online in the near future!

    More info about Western Area Regional Radio System Authority