November 22, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
If you’ve been listening to your trusty old police scanner you may be missing something half the action.
Douglas County has started broadcasting on a new digital frequency and some information isn’t picked up by analog scanner units. Once the county goes completely digital, analog scanners will find a new home, in the recycling bin. Continue Reading
July 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON Nobles County residents who monitor police and fire department activity over scanners may have noticed a difference in the radio traffic lately a whole lot of testing, then silence. Continue Reading
June 12, 2012 in The Osakis Review
The city of Osakis is planning ahead for the upcoming emergency radio system transition to 800 megahertz.
Master technician Randy Hittle with CenterPoint Energy presented a $2,500 grant to Osakis Police Chief Chad Gulbranson at the June 4 Osakis City Council meeting. Hittle specializes in field services in the Osakis and Alexandria areas. Continue Reading
November 21, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
ARMER system is focus of levy-versus-reserves discussion
WORTHINGTON Nobles County commissioners spent two hours Monday morning reviewing the 2012 budget in hopes of trimming a proposed 8 percent levy increase before the Dec. 8 Truth in Taxation public hearing. Continue Reading
December 7, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
A new era in emergency radio communications is making progress in Douglas County. Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen wants to move forward with the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response (ARMER) system for Douglas County. Continue Reading
September 2, 2010 in Lake County News-Chronicle
The Silver Bay City Council approved going after a $10,000 grant Monday to help pay for a new radio system. Continue Reading