Friday, May 11, 2012

The Scanner Gazette Weekly Recap [05/07/2012 - 05/11/2012]

By Jonathan Higgins
Weekly News Recap [05/07/2012 - 05/11/2012]

Davenport, IA
Dispatch center bugs being fixed, updates in works, board told - Read more

Fairfax County, VA
Former Fairfax police chief Durrer credited with modernizing department - Read more

Callaway County, MO
Sheriff’s office, police prepare to make switch to narrowband - Read more

Manchester, MI
Local Ham Radio club play large role in Canoe Race - Read more

Shawnee County, KS
County wants Encryption... scanners may go silent - Read more

Mound City, IL
New radio rules will likely cost taxpayers - Read more w/Video

Farmington, UT
Grant to aid Davis crisis control with emergency communications antenna - Read More

Sellersburg, IN
Never forgotten: Memorial service honors fallen ISP officers - Read more

Augusta, ME
MSCommNet and Harris Ensure Effective Communications Throughout Maine - Watch Video

Sellersburg, IN
Never forgotten: Memorial service honors fallen ISP officers - Read more

Macoupin County, IL
County Sheriff's Department makes switch to narrowband - Read more

Rebanding ALERT!
Harford County, MD Trunking System, (Bel Air, MD) - Rebanding Completed - Check out the system

Clarksville, TN
Budget workshop covers legal, radios - Read more

Houston, TX
City plans to get HPD, HFD employees new radios amid ongoing complaints of poor transmission - Read More

Bowling Green, KY
Dispatchers at backup station - Read more

Harrisburg, PA
Police: Body shop worker broadcast 'shots fired' on cruiser's radio - Read more

Senatobia, MS
Northwest proposes on-campus tower - Read more

Stratford, ON (Canada)
Getting all first responders on same wavelength - Read more

Jackson, MS
Sheriffs Want to Have Same Frequency - Read more w/Video

Hopedale, MA
Town looks into getting $190,000 of new 911 equipment - Read more

Fulton, NY
Ham Radio Operators Appreciated As A ‘Treasure Of Oswego County’ - Read more

Spartanburg, SC
Ham radio operator Reynold L. “Fritz” Nitsch of Spartanburg has been honored - Read more 

Wabasha, MN
Dispatchers must keep their cool even if things get chaotic - Read more

Broken Arrow, OK
BA's new police radio system blocks public scanner access - Read more

Chilton County, AL - Public safety radios in county must be converted - Read more

Henrico, VA
Crews test communications, prepare for hurricane evacuation - Read more w/video

Harford County, MD
Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy Week 9: Emergency Operation Center - Read more

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