Sunday, September 25, 2016

New Address for Website

Dropbox is ending support for rendering HTML files in the Public folder, so I have moved the website to a new location.

Berkshire 15 Apartments FCC App

The Berkshire 15 apartment building, located at 2011 15th St. NW in DC, has an application pending before the FCC. The app calls for analog/DMR simplex on 451.4375, 451.7750, 452.2000, 452.7250, and 456.4375.

Nordstrom Distribution Center Modifies License

The Nordstrom Distribution Center in Upper Marlboro has modified its license to add several analog/DMR repeaters.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Weekend Events

  • The National Book Festival is Saturday from 8:30 AM to 10 PM at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
  • The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Saturday afternoon.
  • BYU plays West Virginia Saturday at 3:30 at FedEx Field.
  • DC United plays Saturday at 7 PM at RFK Stadium.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Virginia Gateway Finds

Here are frequencies for Virginia Gateway, a retail area in Gainesville in Prince William County:

461.0625 [ d023] DSW
461.0875 [131.8] Total Wine
461.1375 [103.5] Charming Charlie
464.8250 [100.0] Regal Cinemas
467.7500 [ d115] Target (Ch. 1)
467.7750 [ d072] Target (Ch. 2)
467.8750 [  79.7] ("30-day pass" "express interior")
467.9000 [ d265] LOFT?
467.9250 [ d506] Best Buy
467.9250 [  88.5] Mercantile?
469.5125 [ d413] ("protein powder overcharged")

Farm Aid Finds

Here's what was monitored at Saturday's Farm Aid concert at Jiffy Lube Live:

461.0375 [ d423]
461.1125 [ d271] "internet cables"
461.1375 [ d251] "briefing" "golf cart" "Homegrown Village" "100 level"
461.2375 [ d311] Media
461.2625 [241.8] "stage power"
461.5375 [ d664] "misplaced wristbands" "venue staff come and go" "Horizon Farmers"
464.6125 [ d631] Concessions?
466.0375 [ d532]
466.2375 [ d065] "text me if easier than calling"
466.3375 [241.8] "set list for Ian" "stage" "loadout"
467.8500 [  77.0] "stairs at dock"
469.6500 [141.3] "shuttle to hotel for showers" "cable trucks"
469.7375 [  71.9] "Ms. Starr's microphone"

Jiffy Lube Live Switches to UHF

Jiffy Lube Live has switched to UHF simplex frequencies for operations. The amphitheater previously used VHF frequencies, but the license for those expired last year. The frequencies/tones in use now have been seen before in radios from BearCom Rentals.

464.5000 [ d346] Transportation/Shuttles/Runners (Ch. 6?)
464.5500 [ d365] Event Staff?
464.6000 [ d331] Parking
464.6500 [ d364]
464.7000 [ d311] Medical
464.7500 [ d371] Stage Security
469.5000 [ d351] Concessions
469.5500 [ d306] (Ch. 2)
469.6000 [ d343] Admin?
469.7000 [ d315] Guest Services
469.7250 [ d431] Housekeeping