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Find a frequency

#1 Post by lisadafoe » 20 May 2018 09:53

I want to listen to Spring Harbor hospital in Westbrook, Maine but I can't find the frequency or trunking info if it is that kind. How can I find it? I am really new to this.

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#2 Post by Captain Strobes » 20 May 2018 11:37

I found an expired License for 155.325 in the FCC Database. There is also pager service license in the 72mhz range.

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#3 Post by lisadafoe » 20 May 2018 16:41

Alright. What do I put in my scanner?

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#4 Post by lisadafoe » 20 May 2018 16:43

That is already in my scanner I guess for other hospitals?

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#5 Post by lisadafoe » 20 May 2018 16:47

http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSear ... ey=2572280

This is what I found. Now how do I enter this into my scanner? Sorry I am super new at this

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#6 Post by ecps92 » 20 May 2018 17:52

You won't hear much [audio] from this, it is for Hospital Pagers [Dr's / Nurse's - Wear them]

The hospital in question, based on google seems small and they maybe using FRS/GMRS or even renting from a local radio shop.
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20 May 2018 16:47
http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSear ... ey=2572280

This is what I found. Now how do I enter this into my scanner? Sorry I am super new at this

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#7 Post by Citywide 173 » 20 May 2018 19:48

If your scanner has close call/signal sweeper function, just use it near the hospital

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#8 Post by W1MTW » 21 May 2018 13:43

ecps92 wrote:
20 May 2018 17:52
You won't hear much [audio] from this, it is for Hospital Pagers [Dr's / Nurse's - Wear them]

The hospital in question, based on google seems small and they maybe using FRS/GMRS or even renting from a local radio shop.
I have had occasion to visit a family member there recently, I know that the system is simplex, appeared to be UHF portables.

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#9 Post by lisadafoe » 21 May 2018 14:02

So how do I find it?

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#10 Post by W1MTW » 21 May 2018 14:06

Citywide 173 wrote:
20 May 2018 19:48
If your scanner has close call/signal sweeper function, just use it near the hospital
That is the best way.

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#11 Post by lisadafoe » 21 May 2018 14:10

Right but what do I search for? Only scanner it has options like public safety, special, military air, marine, fm broadcast, jam radio, etc.

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#12 Post by ecps92 » 21 May 2018 14:14

Most radios do allow you to specify frequency limits, not familiar with your model.
You would need to.
a. Determine if they actually do have Radios
b. make/model, style of antenna - to figure our VHF, UHF, 900
c. then program the radio to search those Frequency limits and maybe find the user [again, if they even use radios]
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21 May 2018 14:10
Right but what do I search for? Only scanner it has options like public safety, special, military air, marine, fm broadcast, jam radio, etc.

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#13 Post by lisadafoe » 21 May 2018 14:42

They do use radios. It is a Motorola CP200D

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#14 Post by Citywide 173 » 21 May 2018 23:21

What scanner do you have?

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#15 Post by ecps92 » 22 May 2018 08:03

Type of Antenna ?
Tall Skinny/Short Fat / Tall Fat ?

The CP200D tells us [google] it could be MotoTRBO either VHF [150-161 Mhz] or UHF [450-470 Mhz]

assumptions/comments/more research
a. Since we can find no license, they could be renting from a local radio shop
b. If you have access [ie: work there] to the radio, is there a label on it, or inside the battery compartment, that might indicate the Shop
c. With a DMR Rental there are many users on the frequencies, so it may take some patience [not Patient :) ] to really narrow down the Talk-Group

it is all part of the hunt
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21 May 2018 14:42
They do use radios. It is a Motorola CP200D

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#16 Post by ecps92 » 22 May 2018 08:07

From another on-going thread she has
Uniden BCD325p2
Citywide 173 wrote:
21 May 2018 23:21
What scanner do you have?

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#17 Post by Citywide 173 » 22 May 2018 19:33

ecps92 wrote:
22 May 2018 08:07
From another on-going thread she has
Uniden BCD325p2
Citywide 173 wrote:
21 May 2018 23:21
What scanner do you have?
In that case, I will suggest she read this about the close call. Beats entering frequencies.

http://marksscanners.com/325/325.shtml#close%20call

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#18 Post by lisadafoe » 25 May 2018 14:37

ecps92 wrote:
22 May 2018 08:03
Type of Antenna ?
Tall Skinny/Short Fat / Tall Fat ?

The CP200D tells us [google] it could be MotoTRBO either VHF [150-161 Mhz] or UHF [450-470 Mhz]

assumptions/comments/more research
a. Since we can find no license, they could be renting from a local radio shop
b. If you have access [ie: work there] to the radio, is there a label on it, or inside the battery compartment, that might indicate the Shop
c. With a DMR Rental there are many users on the frequencies, so it may take some patience [not Patient :) ] to really narrow down the Talk-Group

it is all part of the hunt
lisadafoe wrote:
21 May 2018 14:42
They do use radios. It is a Motorola CP200D


I know the shop name. Where do I go from there?

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#19 Post by cdgordon » 25 May 2018 16:47

You can do a FCC search for the frequencies and sites that the rental/leased units use.
I use the FCC advanced search
http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSear ... vanced.jsp
enter only the company name and change the results to 100. Then choose GEOSEARCH.
You can use the Zip Code and a radius under ADDRESS or use the State and County under STATE/COUNTY.

Not all radio dealers are good about the licenses they file so you may need to try a couple variations.
Good luck

chris

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#20 Post by ecps92 » 25 May 2018 18:42

And that shop is ?
lisadafoe wrote:
25 May 2018 14:37
ecps92 wrote:
22 May 2018 08:03
Type of Antenna ?
Tall Skinny/Short Fat / Tall Fat ?

The CP200D tells us [google] it could be MotoTRBO either VHF [150-161 Mhz] or UHF [450-470 Mhz]

assumptions/comments/more research
a. Since we can find no license, they could be renting from a local radio shop
b. If you have access [ie: work there] to the radio, is there a label on it, or inside the battery compartment, that might indicate the Shop
c. With a DMR Rental there are many users on the frequencies, so it may take some patience [not Patient :) ] to really narrow down the Talk-Group

it is all part of the hunt
lisadafoe wrote:
21 May 2018 14:42
They do use radios. It is a Motorola CP200D


I know the shop name. Where do I go from there?

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#21 Post by lisadafoe » 25 May 2018 19:53

It’s Maine radio

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#22 Post by ecps92 » 26 May 2018 12:56

Wiki is not much help as no info has been really submitted except for years ago
http://www.scan-ne.net/wiki/index.php?t ... ening_Area

but, looks like DMR
lisadafoe wrote:
25 May 2018 19:53
It’s Maine radio

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