The Scanner Gazette Weekly Recap 02/13/2012 – 02/17/2012

By Jonathan Higgins
Weekly News Recap [02/13/2012 - 02/17/2012]

Somerville MA – City mayor pushes for regional 911 dispatch center – Read more

Helena, MT – New dispatch center up and running – Read more with photos

Mnt Jefferson, NC – New Tower on Mount Jefferson improving communications on VIPER Trunking System – Read more

Moultrie, GA – Electronics students get crash course from radio operators – Read more

South Portland, ME – Tower should boost emergency communications in South Portland – Read more

Canton, MI – Town ponders bonds for public safety upgrade – Read more

Franklin County, VA – Technology transforms county’s 911 dispatch center – Read more

REBANDING ALERT!
Providence, RI – Re-banding under way for the RISCON [Statewide Trunking System] – See the system update

Carter County, TN – New narrowband radios are now operational for County Sheriff Department – Read more plus video

Liberty, OH – Residents and Police are putting up a fight to keep the 911 dispatch in Liberty. [Story update] – Read more plus video

Meriden, CT – Police Unveil New Informational Website Tonight, Discuss Scanner Encryption [Story Update] – Read more

Allentown, PA – WFMZ TV gives us a behind the scenes look at the Allentown gas explosion. – Read more

Dane County, WI – Dane County to join the WISCOM statewide digital trunking system – Read more

Douglas County, WI – Police & Sheriff’s dept. are switching their radio signals from analog to digital and it’s causing a few growing pains – Read more

Hamilton, MA – Town looking to share emergency dispatch facility. – Read more

Waterford, CT – Waterford postpones vote on regionalizing dispatch center. – Read more

Lewiston, ME – Making sense of Androscoggin County’s 911 choices. – Read more

Raleigh, NC – NC’s Emergency Operations Center gets major upgrade – Read more, plus video

Crestview, FL – Crestview police dispatch moves to a new home – Read more

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