Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Scanner Gazette - Floyd County, GA going digital by 2013

By Jonathan Higgins

Floyd County, GA going digital by 2013
The County will be upgrading from analog conventional systems to a new digital 800MHz digital trunking system. The project will cost $26.7 million dollars for this 10 tower system. – Read More
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Bossier Parish, LA to move to LWIN
Bossier Parish hopes to make the move to the Louisiana Wireless Information Network (LWIN). This move would cost $1.3 million for radios and dispatching consoles. – Read more
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HomePatrol Mobile Mounts Now available from Scanner Master
The much awaited Mobile Mount Bracket for the Uniden HomePatrol is now available. This product from Uniden will work with “Ram Mounts”. The “Ram” windshield Mounting Kit will be available soon, from Scanner Master.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Scanner Gazette - Woonsocket, RI Police Going Digital

By Jonathan Higgins

Woonsocket, RI moving to RI Statewide Communications Network (RISCON)
Woonsocket Police just finished instilling the new digital radios in the cruiser and the portables radios will be given to the officers soon. No date been set for the switch over. - Read More

Woonsocket will join other Rhode Island agencies on the RISCON System: RI State Police, City Of Providence, Cranston Fire, and Little Compton just to name a few.
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Rebanding Montgomery County, PA Trunking System
Montgomery County is trying to decide to upgrade or replace the 13 year old analog/digital trunking system. – Read more
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Police Scanning takes center stage!
In the Chicago area? You may want to see “Star Witness” at “The House Theater of Chicago”. A story about Grandmother and her 19 year old Granddaughter spend their evening listening to the Police Scanner. But tragedy strikes in the small town of Somerset, IL when a little girl has gone missing. – Read more
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