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Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Scrambled police calls - does anything work?

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  • Mark Mitchell
    As a added bonus I would add the frequencies for the Jasper County Storm Spotters as well. Mark ... -- Mark ~ [Non-text portions of this message have been
    Message 1 of 16 , Apr 26, 2013
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      As a added bonus I would add the frequencies for the Jasper County Storm
      Spotters as well.

      Mark

      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
      > started.
      >
      > Mark
      >
      >
      > 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
      >> in.
      >>
      >> --- 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.
      >>
      >> Scott
      >>
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      > Mark ~
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