Wednesday, October 25, 2006
I suggest that you listen to TWIAR on the Greater Pittsburgh VHF Societies repeaters on Thursday evenings at 08:00 PM local time. They can be heard on 146.610 VHF and 444.950 on UHF broadcast by Dan KB3FCZ.
If you don't have the chance to listen in you can download the Pod Cast of the show at the following page.
This Week In Amateur Radio
Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Monday, October 23, 2006
“ People phoning for help likely won't notice the change, but starting early next year, county dispatchers will begin handling emergency calls for at least seven more communities in the Valley.
By early in 2007, one -- and possibly two -- local dispatch centers will close. Dispatching duties will switch over to Allegheny County's 911 system in Pittsburgh.
Tarentum Dispatch will shut down operations early next year, and Harrison Dispatch is thinking about doing the same.
Tarentum and Harrison Dispatch are "ring-down" centers. ”
You can follow THIS LINK to read the entire story on line. Listen in next week on 147.090 for more discussion of scanner happenings in Pittsburgh.