Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Children's National Medical Center Applies for DMR

Children's National Medical Center has pending applications on two licenses for DMR emission designators. One license is for the hospital's repeaters on 464.8000 and 464.9750, and the other license is for the repeater on 463.7750.

The hospital's security frequency (464.1500) has used DMR for several years. It is covered under another license.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

AirCare 1 Radio ID

AirCare 1, a medical helicopter based at Fairfax Hospital, was monitored on Prince William Fire talkgroup 5C today. The helo had a radio ID of 3187305.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Lerner Adds Frequency to License

Lerner, which manages several office buildings in Tysons, recently added an analog/DMR repeater on 452.9750 at 1775 Tysons Blvd. to its license.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Modifies License

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel recently modified its license to add an analog/DMR repeater on 452.7250, and analog/DMR simplex on 466.5125, 467.2000, and 469.0250.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Weekend Events

  • Reagan National Airport hosts an aircraft emergency exercise Saturday morning from 9 AM until noon.
  • The White House Correspondents' Dinner is Saturday at 7:30 PM at the Washington Hilton.
  • The Caps play Saturday at 8 PM at Verizon Center.

West Broad Apartments FCC App

The West Broad Apartments in Falls Church have an application for an analog/DMR repeater on 463.3125 pending before the FCC.

Monday, April 25, 2016

150.7375 [ $293] Active in Fredericksburg

150.7375 [ $293] was active today in Fredericksburg. A Close Call hit on the frequency was received in Central Park. Most of the users were encrypted, but one or two were in the clear. It was difficult to figure out what the users were talking about, but it may have been multiple vehicles traveling from Central Park west on Route 3 to Spotsylvania.