[chirp_users] Cambria County

N4AOF n4aof.tom at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 12:32:41 PDT 2015


You won't find many receivers that are "good enough" to handle that spacing 
with both frequencies being used so close together.

If this is just an issue with it interfering with your personal scanning 
pleasure, that's just life; but IF those frequencies are both being used by 
the same agency, it was very poor planning on the part of whoever decided to 
use THOSE specific frequencies from among all the frequencies and separate 
licenses that the county holds.

Those frequencies are on two completely different licenses, which were 
almost certainly originally meant to be two different agencies.  It isn't 
unusual for a city or county government to decide that since they "own" all 
the licenses issued to their various agencies so they can play mix and match 
with the frequencies and sometimes the combinations that get chosen don't 
work very well together.

> Those 2 frequencies are EMS Dispatch and and an interop operations 
> frequency.
> ~Bob

> On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 1:39 AM, W Paul Mills <AC0HY at wpmills.com> wrote:
> These receivers are no where near good enough to handle spacing this
> close on receive.
>
> On 08/03/2015 09:14 PM, Bob Burkett wrote:
> > Tower is relatively close... PLs are the same
> >
> > ~Bob


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