[chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies

Richard B. Emerson pavilion at pinefields.com
Sun Sep 4 21:56:59 PDT 2016


Fair enough.

73 de KC3DOO
Rick


On 9/4/2016 10:44 PM, Glenn wrote:
> All one needs to do is to put in a bogus transmit frequency for those.
> Glenn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard B. Emerson" <pavilion at pinefields.com>
> To: "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> Sent: Sunday, September 04, 2016 9:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies
>
>
> Something to bear in mind - refer to the current ARRL Letter's article
> concerning an individual who made false calls on police frequencies. One
> of the points in the article is unauthorized possession of radios
> capable of operating on law enforcement frequencies is illegal in New
> York (where the offenses occurred). Thus, think carefully about loading
> law enforcement frequencies into a radio capable of transmitting on
> those frequencies. It's one thing to listen, it's another to even
> accidentally key up.
>
> 73 de KC3DOO
> Rick
>
> On 9/4/2016 7:38 PM, Mike McRoberts wrote:
>> 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
>> -
>> about.me/kd6ftr
>>
>>
>> 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?
> [/trimmed]
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