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Offline Queens1986

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Queens
« on: June 28, 2017, 11:13:04 PM »
Hello does anyone know what happened to queens or when it will be back on I know it was on citywide for a while but I can not get it on 483.0025 or 154.000 also I get Brooklyn on 482.0025/483.0025 anyone else having the same problem not getting queens ? Do I have to buy a new digital scanner ?

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Offline nfd2004

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Re: Queens
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2017, 01:42:08 PM »
Hello does anyone know what happened to queens or when it will be back on I know it was on citywide for a while but I can not get it on 483.0025 or 154.000 also I get Brooklyn on 482.0025/483.0025 anyone else having the same problem not getting queens ? Do I have to buy a new digital scanner ?

 "Queens1986", I don't know if I can help you but here are the frequencies I have listed for the new ultra high band channels. Also it has been posted that on various days, some boros have been using citywide frequency, apparently while some radio work is going on.

 Manhattan - 482.10625 (formerly 154.25)
 Bronx - 482.00625 (formerly 154.19)
 Brooklyn - 482.01875 (formerly 154.37)
 Queens - 482.03125 (formerly 154.40)
 Staten Island - 482.04375 (formerly 154.19)
 Citywide - 482.23125 (formerly 154.43)

 I can also tell you that the distance that the FDNY was once able to reach has been greatly reduced. I would once pick them up loud and clear on the high bands (154....) at least 50 miles away. That has not been the case for me now.

 I also find that the reach of the newer channels is much less. In my case, maybe about only 10 miles outside of the city. Of course a lot has to do with the type of scanner and antenna too. But using the same equipment, I used to pick it up much better.

 I don't believe you need a digital scanner, but I think you do need to have a scanner that can carry out the frequency to 4-5 decimal places, as all the frequencies of 482.##### (as in 482.1-2-3-4-5).

 Somebody also recommended to me using my cell phone as a good choice, with a scanner app installed.