Friday, May 18, 2012

The Scanner Gazette - Weekly News Recap [05/14/2012 - 05/18/2012]

By Jonathan Higgins
Weekly News Recap [05/14/2012 - 05/18/2012]

Los Angeles, CA

Dispatch lag slows Los Angeles Fire Department call response - Read more

Dayton, OH
Weather emergencies help fuel ham radio growth - Read more

Wheaton, IL
DuPage County Sheriff’s Office Stuck Borrowing Radios For NATO Summit - Read more w/audio Report

Otter Tail County, MN

County OKs funding for new radio system for fire departments - Read more

Hartford, CT

State police helicopter hardly used - Read more w/video

Pitman, NJ

Jim Six: Have I got news for you! Newspaper reporter and his police scanner. - Read more

Lebanon, ME 

Technology plays detective in jamming cases
The FCC, which has joined a Maine probe, has had past success pinpointing who is causing radio interference. - Read more

Hopedale, MA

Town to pull out of regional dispatch - Read more

Lafayette County, FL

County sporting new dispatch, detention center - Read more

Prosser, WA

City Council will decide fate of Prosser Dispatch Center - Read more w/video 

Lebanon, ME

Probe narrows in on Maine public safety radio jammer - Read more

North Branford, CT

Talks of Dispatch Regionalization in the Works - Read more

Shawnee County, KS 

County chooses Motorola for 911 radio system - Read more w/video

Boston, MA

Alarm raised about new rules for public safety radio system - Read more

Brantford, ON (Canada)

Police, fire radio upgrades coming - Read more

New Hanover County, NC

The reason your scanner might be silent lately - Read more

Milford, CT

Police Update Radios for 21st Century - Read more

Pasadena, CA

Encryption... Police to allow limited public access to radio calls - Read more

Jupiter, FL

City police switching over to controversial OpenSky communications system today - Read More 

Fire Service Needs to See the Big Picture Regarding Public-Safety Broadband Network -
Read more

Avon Lake, OH

Fire department recommends moving dispatch to county 911 -  Read more  

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