Friday, February 17, 2012

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
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Helena, MT - New dispatch center up and running - Read more with photos
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Mnt Jefferson, NC - New Tower on Mount Jefferson improving communications on VIPER Trunking System - Read more
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Moultrie, GA - Electronics students get crash course from radio operators - Read more
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South Portland, ME - Tower should boost emergency communications in South Portland - Read more
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Canton, MI - Town ponders bonds for public safety upgrade - Read more
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Franklin County, VA - Technology transforms county’s 911 dispatch center - Read more
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REBANDING ALERT!
Providence, RI - Re-banding under way for the RISCON [Statewide Trunking System] - See the system update
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Carter County, TN - New narrowband radios are now operational for County Sheriff Department - Read more plus video
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Liberty, OH - Residents and Police are putting up a fight to keep the 911 dispatch in Liberty. [Story update] - Read more plus video
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Meriden, CT - Police Unveil New Informational Website Tonight, Discuss Scanner Encryption [Story Update] - Read more
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Allentown, PA - WFMZ TV gives us a behind the scenes look at the Allentown gas explosion. - Read more
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Dane County, WI - Dane County to join the WISCOM statewide digital trunking system - Read more
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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
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Hamilton, MA - Town looking to share emergency dispatch facility. - Read more
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Waterford, CT - Waterford postpones vote on regionalizing dispatch center. - Read more
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Lewiston, ME - Making sense of Androscoggin County's 911 choices. - Read more
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Raleigh, NC - NC's Emergency Operations Center gets major upgrade - Read more, plus video
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Crestview, FL - Crestview police dispatch moves to a new home - Read more
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