Monday, October 27, 2014

Southwest Adds Frequencies at IAD

Southwest Airlines recently added two DMR repeaters to its Dulles Airport license. 451.8375 and 452.3875 join 462.0375 and 463.2375, which have been used in analog mode (although they do have the DMR emissions designators).

Friday, October 24, 2014

Weekend Events

  • The Washington International Horse Show continues through Sunday at Verizon Center.
  • The Marine Corps Marathon is Sunday. The event begins at 7:55 AM along Rt. 110 near Arlington National Cemetery.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Cherry Hill Park FCC App

Cherry Hill Park, an RV park and campground in Prince George's County, has an application pending before the FCC. The app calls for DMR and analog simplex on 456.3375, 457.4875, 462.2875, and 462.3875.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Navy Yard Exercise

From Sunday night into Monday morning, there was an exercise at the Navy Yard. A post on the Scan-DC mailing list provides some of the talkgroups that were active.

Grand Hyatt Requests DMR Emission Designators

The Grand Hyatt Hotel, located at 1000 H St. NW in DC, has a modification pending to its license to add DMR emission designators to its UHF frequencies.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Army Ten-Miler Finds

Here's what was monitored at last Sunday's Army Ten-Miler:

JNCR Trunked System Talkgroups:
401 Security
404 "tripod taking pictures" "awards stage" "handing out hats"
412 "Enforcer" "AOC" "VIP escorts"
413 "awards ceremony"
415 line numbers
485 "water point"
681 "Charlie 1"
900 Medical

Arlington County Trunked System Talkgroups:
39 radio check with Pentagon Police
43 South Division
44 North Division
45 Transportation
46 Transportation?

DC Trunked System Talkgroups:
2160 Division 1
2176 Division 2

STARS Talkgroup:

166.7250 [127.3]

King George Medic Uses Stafford P25 System

Today, I monitored a King George medic calling the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center on talkgroup 4775 on the Stafford P25 system. The medic's unit number was 3368006. Interestingly, the unit was in the clear. (When Stafford EMS units communicate with Mary Washington and Stafford Hospitals, they are encrypted.)