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Unread postby SDavey » Fri Mar 30, 2007 7:41 pm

Radio Reference.com has a database of radio frequencies from all 50 states and Canada. I use this site often.
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Unread postby MMRR-24 » Fri Aug 03, 2007 7:47 pm

Radio Refrence is a great site to get frequncies
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Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:51 pm

Where can I find freqs for Conrail in the Detroit area ???
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Unread postby sd70accsxt700 » Sun Nov 25, 2007 3:02 pm

Ummm shouldent you know those already MD? I only know one other than the two road/dispatcher channels, how many are there?
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Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Sun Nov 25, 2007 11:11 pm

Your right. Seems that people forget that they still are around. 46/46 - 160.800-road #1, M.P.20.0 to YD. & CP North yard to WS. 64/64 - 161.070-road #2, YD to CP North yard & Michigan line from Town line to M.P. 2.0 & the Junction yard running track. 50/50 - 160.860-yard #3 - River Rouge & Mack yards. 58/58 - yard #4, Sterling & North yards. 66/66 - 161.100-hump #6. Livernois yard. Also the signal dept. uses 52/52 - 160.890. And the track dept. 40/40 - mobile, 160.710 & 68/68 - base, 161.130. They also use a base to mobile combo. ( 68/40 and/or 40/68. )I listen to these almost every day, they are always busy.
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Unread postby sd70accsxt700 » Mon Nov 26, 2007 10:14 am

Thanks MD, I have been meaning to ask what they were, I knew 66, but didnt have a clue.
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Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Mon Nov 26, 2007 10:32 am

I also should include that the Terminal West job ( LV-4 )as well as the Dearborn Steel job ( LV-35 ) both work on 66/66, 161.800. The Conrail MW channels MW#3 68/68, MW#4 68/40 & MW#5 40/68. Here are a few others that i've had luck with NS tie & surfaceing gang 160.380. And then there are Hulcher 43.00 - 43.04 - 43.32 - 43.44. r.j.corman 151.625. these are good to listen to at a derailment site, I leave them scanning all the time.
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Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Mon Nov 26, 2007 11:31 pm

I wonder if the current scanners that are on the market will still be able to pick up railroad channels after the railroads expand the RR band ? Any ideas ?
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Unread postby sd70accsxt700 » Tue Nov 27, 2007 10:50 am

Im sure that they will, as with frequencies changing set amounts between channels, and the ones I have have all the "steps" preprogramed in. I didnt know that there was a future expanson pland.
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Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:57 am

More info....The band width will be narrowed to 6.25kHz, turning the current 97 AAR channels into 512 channels. This info based on the FCC document FCC07-39 (March 2007).
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Re: Radio Frequncies

Unread postby NYC3001 » Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:33 am

The Adrian and Blissfield received permission from the FCC, to implement a repeater on 160.215 (07). So far I have not heard any traffic on that frequency, but that may change in the future.

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Re: Radio Frequncies

Unread postby sd70accsxt700 » Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:08 am

Make this a sticky at the top.
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Re: Radio Frequncies

Unread postby NYC3001 » Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:24 am

Fresh off the press, CSXT radio license modification:

CSX Transportation Inc.
6735 Southpoint Drive South
JACKSONVILLE FL 32216

Callsign: WNBL341
Radio Service: IG-Conventional Industrial/Business Pool

COMMON CARRIER RAILROAD

Action: MODIFIED




ADD FREQUENCY 161.370 TO STATIONS C AND E OF CALL SIGN WNBL341,
ISSUED DATE 9/21/99. (3/4/00 MED). [G1]

Area of Operation
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1 FIXED 425118.1N 852249.1W ALTO KENT MI
2 FIXED 043188.1N 835059.9W BIRCH RUN SAGINAW MI
3 FIXED 423615.1N 835616.8W HOWELL LIVINGSTON MI
4 FIXED 425417.1N 853448.1W KENTWOOD KENT MI
5 FIXED 042258.1N 833546.8W SALEM WASHTENAW MI
6 FIXED 425340.1N 085332.3W KENTWOOD KENT MI

Pwr ERP # of # of (A)nalog
Ref Class Freq Out Out Units Pagers (D)igital (X)Unknwn
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1 FB 160.23000 045 033 1 0 AD
1 FB 160.32000 045 033 1 0 AD
1 FB 160.78500 045 033 1 0 AD
2 FB 160.23000 045 033 1 0 AD
2 FB 160.32000 045 033 1 0 AD
2 FB 160.78500 045 033 1 0 AD
3 FB 160.23000 045 033 1 0 AD
3 FB 160.32000 045 033 1 0 AD
3 FB 160.78500 045 033 1 0 AD
3 FB 161.37000 045 033 1 0 AD
4 FB 160.23000 045 033 1 0 AD
4 FB 160.32000 045 033 1 0 AD
4 FB 160.78500 045 033 1 0 AD
5 FB 160.23000 045 033 1 0 AD
5 FB 160.32000 045 033 1 0 AD
5 FB 160.78500 045 033 1 0 AD
5 FB 161.37000 045 033 1 0 AD
6 FB 160.23000 030 060 1 0 AD
6 FB 160.32000 030 060 1 0 AD
6 FB 160.63500 030 060 1 0 AD
6 FB 160.78500 030 060 1 0 AD
6 FB 161.37000 030 060 1 0 AD

I see that the emission designator of: 4K00F1W, has been added to all of the transmitter sites. This gives CSXT a green light to implement Kenwood's Nexedge digital data/voice technology at all locations that this (and other FCC grants) license covers. When this technology is implemented, it will be bad news for scanner listeners, as there are no commercially manufactured scanners currently made that can decode this digital format. :(
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Re: Radio Frequncies

Unread postby sd70accsxt700 » Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:35 am

Um what?
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Re: Radio Frequncies

Unread postby MQT1223 » Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:02 pm

Can we have an updated list? Some of these posts are so old they predate some of the railroads here.
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Re: Radio Frequncies

Unread postby Saturnalia » Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:29 pm

MQT1223 wrote:Can we have an updated list? Some of these posts are so old they predate some of the railroads here.

Radio Reference’s website is typically up to date for anywhere you may want frequencies for.
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Re: Radio Frequncies

Unread postby Jim_c » Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:34 pm

NYC3001 wrote:
I see that the emission designator of: 4K00F1W, has been added to all of the transmitter sites. This gives CSXT a green light to implement Kenwood's Nexedge digital data/voice technology at all locations that this (and other FCC grants) license covers. When this technology is implemented, it will be bad news for scanner listeners, as there are no commercially manufactured scanners currently made that can decode this digital format. :(


IIRC, the TRX-1 and TRX-2 can decode NXDN.
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