Friday, September 12, 2014

Weekend Events

  • Maryland plays Saturday at noon at Byrd Stadium.
  • The Nation's Football Classic is Saturday at 3:30 at RFK Stadium.
  • The Redskins play Sunday at 1:00 at FedEx Field.
  • Baltimore hosts the Star-Spangled Spectacular this weekend. See this RadioReference forum post for more information.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

More Evidence DCFD May Encrypt Soon

The rumors of an impending switch to encryption by DC Fire are increasing. FOX 5 TV and Statter911 ran stories yesterday. Several officials claim mutual aid to the District would be negatively impacted by a move to encryption.

Allied Aviation Fueling FCC App

Allied Aviation Fueling, located at Reagan National Airport, has an application pending before the FCC. The app calls for simplex on 451.6250.

Arlington Police & Fire Memorial 9/11 5K Race

Arlington trunked system talkgroups active this past Saturday for the Arlington Police & Fire Memorial 9/11 5K Race:

7 Police - District 1
21 Police
47 Fire - National Medical Response Team - Command
57 Police - SWAT units

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Nationals Park-Area Finds

Over the past few days, I've found a few new items in the Nationals Park area. The Yards development is using a DMR repeater on 461.6375. Three groups have been identified:

461.6375 [         ] (DMR - Color Code 11, Slot 1, Group 501) (R)
461.6375 [         ] (DMR - Color Code 11, Slot 2, Group 502) (R)
461.6375 [         ] (DMR - Color Code 11, Slot 2, Group 503) (R)

The Courtyard Capitol Hill/Navy Yard is using 461.2125 [ d754] (S) for engineering.

DC Fire was using 851.8375 [156.7] (patched to Project 16 trunked system talkgroup 2096) for operations at Saturday's Nationals game.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Unknown MWAA P16 Talkgroups

A couple of MWAA Project 16 talkgroups monitored recently:
  • 2704 patched to 2112 - May be police units on Dulles Toll Road.
  • 2720 - Maintenance?