[chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies

kc6iih kc6iih at aol.com
Sun Sep 4 17:08:36 PDT 2016


I live in California , Barstow in San Bernardino County to be exact.
Most of the county has gone to 800 my trunking radios.
The California Hiway Patrol is in low band 6 meters 42 - 48 mhz.

Jock KC6IIH 
President
Barstow Amateur Radio Club WA6TST     www.wa6tst.org 
We again will be W6E for the Route 66 On The Air Special Event starting September 10 and ending on the 18 th.
See www.w6jbt.org for more information.




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-------- Original message --------
From: Mike McRoberts <mike at mcrhome.com> 
Date:09/04/2016  4:38 PM  (GMT-08:00) 
To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com> 
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies 

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.

Mike

Mike
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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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