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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    What a phenomenal organization
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    Baltimore,MD 2 Alarm Fire Damages 6 Rowhomes 9/23/2021

    Just a routine night on Box 14-50 in the 3rd Battalion
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    Mark your Calendars. October 9th at the Philadelphia Second Alarmers, help them celebrate their 100th Anniversary with an all day Open House at their quarters.
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    Baltimore,MD 4 Alarm Fire Damages Eight Row Homes 8/27/2021

    Try to Baltimore Firefighters Facebook page
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    UNIDEN SDS100

    Agree with Uncle Willie. This is a high end site and we need to monitor our language
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    You can also just read it off the computer. If you check with the editors they may be able to get you a hard copy, but there will be a cost.
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    UNIDEN SDS100

    The SDS can be very difficult to program. Then again you have the option just to plug in your zip code and you are monitoring the radio in 8 seconds
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    WOW 197 pages of fantastic fire department operations and history. Great work by the IFBA. Need to check into membership
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    UNIDEN SDS100

    I got a great deal from HRO---I think it stands for Ham Radio Operators (or something) they only have a few stores, but they are spread geographically throughout the county. Less than $600 and free shipping. Be sure you get the newer version with the extra built in battery for great battery...
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    UNIDEN SDS100

    Best radio I have ever owned. And I have been listening to fire radio traffic for 56 years. The size makes it a bit difficult to perform functions quickly, but that is an acceptable trade off. The larger SDS 200 may be easier for rapid functioning, but it is not portable.
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    Unfortunately, but not unexpectedly the 2021 IFBA Convention scheduled for Ottawa has fallen victim to Covid travel restraints imposed by the Canadian Government Our friends north of the border are already planning on hosting the 2025 Convention. Future conventions include...
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    Excellent information. Sounds like an extremely worthwhile organization and worth joining.
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    Boston 2-2658

    Quick knock down--- as usual 1548 E53-48-30 L16-28 R-2 DC 12 (Whelan) 1550 E-52 L-29 TL-10 DC-9(Price) H-1(Mullen) (RIT Assignment) 1557 E-55-28-42 L-25-23 DC 8(Heelen)-11 (Verbitzki) Div 2 (Devlin)
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    Joe M., aka "mack" promoted on NYCFire

    Congratulations. I really do look forward to meeting you some day.
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    FDNY Unit Location Google Map (customized unit icons)

    Willie You speak words of wisdom as always.
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    FDNY Unit Location Google Map (customized unit icons)

    The one CW 126 provided seems quite a bit more detail than simple dots. I am sure if yoiu give him locations for the missing units he will adjust the map. Good Stuff 126
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    IFBA TURNOUT

    The latest edition of TURNOUT has just been posted on line at IFBA.org. Enjoy almost 150 pages of fire buffing information.
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    IFBA TURNOUT

    The latest edition of the International Fire Buff Associates TURNOUT is now available for viewing at the IFBA website-----IFBA.org. You may have to scroll down to get to this edition which features Montreal. Everyone may also be interested in the IFBA Fire Buffing Community Facebook page...
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    1 10 21 - BOSTON 2nd ALARM BOX 1579 BEACON AND EXETER

    None now. Used to have a lot. Short answer, I am sure others will provide better detail
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