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Find what Police are saying in your area..

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Kappes03, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. Aug 18, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    Kappes03

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  2. Aug 18, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    derekabraham

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    Cool find!
     
  3. Aug 18, 2009 at 10:21 AM
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    derekabraham

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    Oh geez, first thing I hear: "Two year old female; unconscious. Bedford St." "Engine 25 en route"


    :eek:
     
  4. Aug 18, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    Yea you can hear all kinds of crazy stuff..
    Right now there is a bike vs car accident on the highway...
     
  5. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    Kappes03

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    11 month bump haha
     
  6. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:19 PM
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    Nice bump... i'd never had known!
     
  7. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    This is great. Thanks for the link. Now I'll know when they are coming for me. :D
     
  8. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    You can also buy a Police/Fire Scanner from Radio Shack, kinda cool listening to stuff going on in your area.
    Just make sure your local department didn't switch to digital scanners. I think most are still on AM/FM.
     
  9. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    yea thats pretty cool
     
  10. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:29 PM
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    Why pay for one when you can listen for free haha, you can listen to any county in any state fire or police.
     
  11. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    I have a police scanner app on my iphone :D
     
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    If it was AM/FM, you'd pick them up on your car radio!
    Most older sets are in the 800 MHz range; newer are 900 MHz range. Digital... I don't know about. And most of the really juicy stuff goes to encrypted channels.
    Still, if you know the 10-codes, or whatever radio lingo is used in your area, it's a kick.
     
  13. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    cool find, always something going on crazy around here.
     
  14. Jul 14, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    Yeah I know, but sometimes I don't have computer access.

    Well, I guess I don't know. I thought I saw something about AM/FM on my radio, I guess that's about picking up weather alerts.

    I keep 10-11 codes next to my desk and have the most important one's memorized.
     
  15. Jul 14, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    AM and FM is the format used to get the intelligence (audio) out AM = Amplitude Modulation and FM = Frequency Modulation. Typically 2-way public safety is FM just like on your car radio but just a different frequency, FM broadcast is 88.1 to 107.9 MHz (Megahertz) which is VHF while AM broadcast is 530 to 1700 KHz (Kilohertz) which they call the middlewave. Two-Way is 150 to 173, 450 to 465 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, and 900 MHz.
    Sorry to ramble on like this but I've been engineering / building / maintaining this stuff for over 35 years on military, state and local public safety and it's a passion.
     
  16. Jul 14, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    Thanks for the clarification! :D
     
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    5-0 Radio Pro? Heck yes!
     
  18. Jul 14, 2010 at 6:47 PM
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    +hp, lifted, lights, dif breather mod, debadged, shorty antenna...
    i dont hear anything going on in my county...???
     
  19. Jul 14, 2010 at 6:49 PM
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    My old roommate used to have a scanner he'd listen to 24/7...he'd call and tell us we're being pulled over
     
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    Really cute guys haha. As a police officer I can tell you half of the jobs arent put out on the air where you can pick them up though. We send them via a mobile terminal in our cars so you (or the news media) don't hear it and get there first. The juicy stuff is "transmit silent" material.
     
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