Saturday, August 1, 2015

Southern Maryland Hospital New Frequency

Southern Maryland Hospital was recently confirmed using a new frequency: 452.8500 [ d546]. This frequency may replace the legacy 464.3750 [ d546], or simply be an additional frequency.

SMECO Confirmed Using Capacity Plus

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative was recently confirmed using a MOTOTRBO Capacity Plus system. Only one frequency was found for the La Plata site in Charles County. No groups were monitored.

Watergate Hotel FCC App

The Watergate Hotel, which reopens this fall, has an application pending before the FCC. The app calls for analog/DMR repeaters on 452.0000 and 452.8000, and analog/DMR simplex on 451.7625, 452.1375, 452.6875, 456.7625, and 457.1375.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Quicken Loans National Finds

Here's what I found at the Quicken Loans National today:

451.0625 1-1-123 Food
451.0625 1-2-124
451.1625 1-1-103 Operations
451.1625 1-2-105 Hospitality
451.1875 1-1-112 Security
451.1875 1-2-113 Medical
451.2125 1-2-117 Trash
451.2875 1-1-101 Staff?
451.2875 1-2-104 Vendors
451.6125 1-1-114 Media?
451.6125 1-2-115 "refund for ticket"
452.0125 1-1-125 Food
452.5625 1-1-121 Food
452.5625 1-2-122 Food
452.5875 1-1-118 Marshal talking to staff?
452.5875 1-2-120 "van drivers"
452.6125 1-1-110 "finish my run" "fully stocked" "waters"
452.6125 1-2-111 "volunteers by Lawn with water?" "anybody give spectator ride?"
452.8875 1-1-106 Marshals A
452.8875 1-2-107 Marshals B
456.8375 (DMR)

451.8000 [  97.4] TV - Golf Channel? (R)
451.8125 [  94.8] TV - Golf Channel? (R)
461.2625 [ d072] Parking (S)
461.9500 [ d723] Robert Trent Jones Golf Club (R)
463.2750 [ d025] (S)
466.0375 [ d072]
466.7500 [ d054] "menu on display screen" "coordinates"
468.3750 [ d065] "handheld device"
468.7500 [ d072] "green-side laser"
468.8750 [ d073] "coordinates"
469.5000 [ d114] "PGA Tour production guys"

Prince William Trunked System talkgroup:
1027 Police Special Event 1 (interior)
1029 Police Special Event 2 (exterior)
1031 Police Special Event 3 (communication with dispatcher?)
2031 Fire 51D (medical/first aid)

The first set of frequencies are all DMR, covered under a temporary license. The first number after the frequency is the color code, the second the slot, and the third the group.

I didn't find a frequency for the MetLife blimp, but I didn't do too much searching for it.

The tournament continues through Sunday.

Weekend Events

  • The Quicken Loans National continues through Sunday at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, VA.
  • DC United plays Saturday at 7 PM at RFK Stadium.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Columbia Square Seeks Frequency Change

Columbia Square, an office building in DC, has a modification pending to its license to change its frequency from 495.5625 to 452.5500.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Fairfax Hospital Using DMR

Fairfax Hospital is now using DMR on at least one frequency. 452.5000 (Color Code 1, Slot 1, Group 200) is being used for engineering. Security continues to use analog on 464.8250 [ d516]. The hospital is licensed for two other DMR repeaters (451.8625 and 453.0125).