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Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.

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An Update
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Anyone yet to experience a narrow-band changeover?
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interpreting what ones hears
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161.4100 Use???
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12 Replies 
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MTA- Metro North new LTR Trunked Radio System???
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12 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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Watch this news report from Chicago
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Timetable for CSX switch to narrowband radios released.
by MNCRR9000  - 
12 Replies 
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Radio Term Question
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3 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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Unattended listening
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3 Replies 
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 by justalurker66
 
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11 Replies 
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15 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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MBCR + Digital???
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9 Replies 
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Looking for replacement antenna - please advise
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3 Replies 
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New scanner user-problems with new scanner
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6 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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5 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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antenna in a tree?
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2 Replies 
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MT-1000
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3 Replies 
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by Zotter  - 
6 Replies 
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 by EdM
 
Can I listen to radio chatter from trains?
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10 Replies 
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Contactor seeking to use railroad radio to communicate
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12 Replies 
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Steam Locomotive Radio install VRR number 40 update 7/14/07
by kitn1mcc  - 
4 Replies 
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 by kitn1mcc
 
Radio freqs in central NJ
by hioo1  - 
7 Replies 
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 by MNR's #1 Conductor
 
Frequencies for NYSW, CSX and others in NJ
by Steve F45  - 
20 Replies 
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Harmon Trackstar III
by Steve W  - 
0 Replies 
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Anyone using the new Yaesu FT-250R?
by Pinewald Station  - 
5 Replies 
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 by ckwwestshore
 
top notch base rr monitring radio
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3 Replies 
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 by waterlevelroute
 
Railroad Micor Channel Elements
by clearblock  - 
7 Replies 
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 by kitn1mcc
 
Defect Detector range?
by the-rail-life  - 
5 Replies 
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 by Aa3rt
 
Old locomotive radios
by BR&P  - 
6 Replies 
 9934 Views
 by wa8lgm
 
Looking for stock antenna replacement
by MNCRR9000  - 
2 Replies 
 7685 Views
 by MNCRR9000
 
Finally going mobile scanning
by iceman977th  - 
0 Replies 
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 by iceman977th
 
Scanner got stolen... recommend an inexpensive replacement?
by MEC407  - 
3 Replies 
 7894 Views
 by iceman977th