Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Scrambled police calls - does anything work?
- As a added bonus I would add the frequencies for the Jasper County Storm
Spotters as well.
On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 6:50 PM, Mark Mitchell <mdmitchell65@...>wrote:
> MDT is a Mobile Data Terminal in Laymans Terms it is a laptop computer
> which can send a complete message in milliseconds, no audio.
> MOSWIN is the new Missouri Inter-agency Network that the Highway Patrol is
> migrating to as well as other agencies.
> TRBO marked as a future dispatch channel. I am too far away to receive
> Joplin or Jasper County to know if it truly is still offline or not or if
> it is scrambled/encrypted or not ect.
> I understand your concerns about the weather and all having had been
> within a block of a tornado that touch down out in Kansas about 15 years
> ago ripping the back glass out of the vehicle I was in and I caught the
> wind, rain and Hail literally for what seemed like forever.
> just know that most LEOs use whatever means necessary to communicate and
> really I think that everyone was caught off guard that day. there are many
> agencies that respond to that kind of situation so the repeaters outside of
> the area would have been used and more than likely the inter agency
> frequencies were used.
> I would go to NOAA and get the same codes for the counties surrounding
> and the one you are in that way you aren't caught off guard as easy.
> How long have you been scanning the waves? or are you just getting
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Preston Ward <ppreston69@...>wrote:
>> That's kinda what I suspected re: my local cops telling me that
>> everything is scrambled, and that you had to be wealthy, a hobbyist, or
>> *really* interested in what they were saying to hear them. Because I now
>> live in tornado alley and in a place many of you have probably heard about
>> before (Joplin, MO), I really do want to hear what they're saying during
>> those times when there's a tornado close by. When the EF-5/6 hit on May
>> 22, 2011, the most memorable thing I remember hearing was "Where do we put
>> these body parts?" (not that I have a morbid fascination or anything, I
>> just want to know what's going on around here), and I knew if there were
>> radios that worked for the police, then there *had* to be a way to listen
>> --- On Fri, 4/26/13, Scott <radioboy75@...> wrote:
>> From: Scott <radioboy75@...>
>> Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Scrambled police calls - does anything work?
>> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
>> Date: Friday, April 26, 2013, 7:29 AM
>> About the police telling you everything is scrambled:
>> Years ago before digital scanners, if anything was digital, it was not
>> monitorable on a scanner.
>> It's possible the officer you spoke with still has this view.
>> In some ways it's still true. Years ago when digital was first being
>> implemented, analog scanners were fairly cheap -- some less than $100 --
>> and "anyone" could listen. We do have digital scanners now, but they're
>> not in the price range of the average joe who wants to listen to the cops.
>> You have to be wealthy, a hobbyist, or REALLY interested to shell out the
>> multiple hundreds of dollars for a digital scanner.
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