[chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies

Mike McRoberts mike at mcrhome.com
Sun Sep 4 16:38:37 PDT 2016

I can't speak for the rest of the US, but in California, all of the
County Communications centers have a low band VHF frequency they use
for mutual aid in the event of a major disaster; such as an
earthquake. Although seldom used, they are tested frequently.



On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 11:36 AM, Tom Consodine via chirp_users
<chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com> wrote:
> The 30-50 MHz band is VHF, not HF. It is commonly called VHF Low Band.
> It is extensively used by the military and in the past was extensively
> used for private land mobile radio. Nowdays there are not that many
> public safety users there in many areas.
> Tom ND5Y
> On 09/02/2016 01:01 PM, Lee Houde wrote:
>> Are you sure about that frequency? 39.82000 is a HF frequency; it is
>> very unlikely any municipal agencies would use HF, more likely they
>> would be using VHF, UHF or SHF. Maybe you meant 139.82000 or 439.82000?
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