Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Mary Washington Hospital Switches to DMR

Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg has switched to DMR on 461.0750. The license has had the emissions designators for DMR for some time.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Springvale Terrace FCC App

Springvale Terrace, an assisted-living facility in Silver Spring, has an application pending before the FCC for a repeater on 452.7250.

Stafford Schools Adds DMR Emissions Designators

Stafford County Schools has added the emissions designators for DMR to its license. An analog/DMR repeater on 464.9125 has also been added for Mountain View High School.

Friday, October 2, 2015

FedEx Ground FCC App

FedEx Ground, which will open a shipping facility this fall in Prince William, has an application pending before the FCC. The app calls for an analog/DMR repeater on 464.4125.

Weekend Events

  • DC United plays Friday at 7 PM at RFK Stadium.
  • Maryland plays Saturday at noon at Byrd Stadium.
  • The Redskins play Sunday at 1 PM at FedEx Field.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Cox Communications FCC App

Cox Communications, which provides cable service in Fredericksburg, has an application pending before the FCC. The app calls for a DMR repeater on 463.4250. Cox has several DMR repeaters in Virginia, linked via IP Site Connect. This repeater may be configured to link with the others.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Papal Visit Finds

Here are frequencies/talkgroups monitored on September 23 during Pope Francis's visit to DC:

DC Trunked System talkgroups:
716 Medical - White House/Mall area
717 Medical - Basilica area
2099 Department of Health
2161 Department of Transportation
2223 "release to armory"
2341 Bishop units; "soldiers returning to armory"

Joint National Capital Region Trunked System talkgroups:
2133 Encrypted
2147 Roam unit; Vatican unit
25543 Medical

Metro Trunked System talkgroups:
49200 Crowd control at Brookland after Mass
50224 Crowd control (unknown station)
57440 Media units
58032 SAFE units

166.7250 [127.3] Park Police
461.2000 [  82.5] National Shrine Security
462.7000 [  97.4] Go Teams (R)