The Scanner Gazette Weekly Recap [04/09/2012 – 04/13/2012]

By Jonathan Higgins

Weekly News Recap [04/09/2012 – 04/13/2012]

Wood County, WV
New radio equipment purchase approved – Read more

Denton County, TX
Communications officers honored – Read more
[National Telecommunicator Appreciation Week]

Lancaster, OH
City mulls new communication tower plan – Read more

Wauconda, IL
Town Fire Department wins part of $1.1 M in FEMA grants (funds to buy new radios) – Read more

New Milford, NJ
Council OK’s Some Police Radios – Read more [Follow-up story]

Frederick, MD
Citizen Scientists Track Rain Drop by Drop – Read more W/ video (SkyWarn Network)

Snoqualmie, WA
Ham radio grows at Two Rivers – Read more

Amherst County, VA
Copper Stolen From Radio Tower – Read more

Salem, OR
Police to tweet calls from dispatch center – Read more
[You can follow them on Twitter @salem_police ]

Orleans County, NY
County will tackle $5 million radio upgrade – Read more [Story Update]

Horry County, SC
Emergency Radios In Need of Replacement – Read more w/Video

Boulder County, CO
Commissioners OK mountain fire district telecommunications tower – Read more

Brownwood, TX
Emergency Dispatchers Receive Recognition – Read more
[National Telecommunicator Appreciation Week]

Uxbridge, MA
SNE Fire News: Close call for two firefighters – Read more w/video

Chatham, MA
Titanic remembered: Radio technology saved lives in 1912 disaster –Read More w/video

Canandaigua, NY
Disputed radio tower subject of public hearings – Read more

Abilene, KS
Code blue to babies dispatchers deliver – Read more
[National Telecommunicator Appreciation Week]

Fremont, OH
No decision reached on fire radios – Read more

La Crosse County, WI
Emergency dispatchers honored for behind-the-scenes work – Read more
[National Telecommunicator Appreciation Week]

Pinole, CA
New Communications System to Improve Emergency Response – Read more

Logan County, IL
Emergency airwaves frequencies change – Read More

Crossville, TN
E-911 dispatch makeover complete – Read more

Manatee County, FL
Firefighters get $1 million for new radios – Read more

Aurora, IL
City to Honor First-Ever 911 Operator of the Year – Read more
[National Telecommunicator Appreciation Week]

Loveland, CO
New Radios for Fire and Rescue Authority, nets more than $850,000 in federal funding – Read more

Marshalltown, IA
The face behind the voice you hear over the scanner. – Read More
[National Telecommunicator Appreciation Week]

Wood County, WI
Dispatcher honored for negotiating with suicidal caller – Read more

Sleepy Eye, MN
ARMER radio program to be implemented by August – Read more

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