Welcome to the home of the Capitol Hill Monitors

 

The Capitol Hill Monitors is a club for scanner radio enthusiasts in Washington, D.C., Maryland, northern Virginia and lower Delaware. CHM sponsors occasional tours and meetings. The club's newsletter supplements other hobbyist publications such as the former Monitoring Times.

The CHM Newsletter

The Capitol Hill Monitor is the non-profit newsletter of the Capitol Hill Monitors. The newsletter keeps scanner enthusiasts abreast of local meetings, tours, frequency profiles and other topics of interest.

The online newsletter is free. To receive e-mail notification when a new issue is posted, please enter your e-mail address below, then click the "Subscribe" button to join the mailing list.

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This is a private list (your e-mail is safe from spam). The dues only cover mailing costs for people who are unable to receive the newsletter online.  Ten mailed issues are $10. There are no other fees or dues associated with CHM.

 

Click HERE for the archive of past CHM newsletters.

 

Join the Discussion via e-mail on the Scan-DC Listserv:

Scan-DC is an electronic-mailing list dedicated to discussion of scanner radio-related topics in the Washington-Baltimore area. List members send messages to the MailMan software which distributes the messages to all list members. Members can receive the messages individually, or in a periodic digest which collects multiple messages and distributes them as a single message.

 

National Capital Region Public Safety Zello Notification Channel

Share current public safety information for the D.C. area on the FREE Zello VoIP "walkie talkie" network using your smart phone. This channel was inspired by the Scan-DC e-mail group. Users may share details on local incidents (fire, police) and more! Feel free to share information you feel is pertinent!

 

 

Join CHM on Facebook!

 

Feel free to write, fax or e-mail for more information. We welcome frequency and visitor requests, but please include a reply envelope.

Newsletter Staff and E-Mail Addresses:

Alan Henney, General Editor and Acting Treasurer ()
Dr. Willard Hardman, Executive Editor
Mike Peyton, Technical Advisor
Ken Fowler, Virginia Correspondent (kd4iiw "at" juno dot com)


For more details contact:

Alan Henney
6912 Prince George's Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912-5414
301-270-2531 voice * 206-333-0595 fax


 

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Are you just getting started in the hobby? Then start by reading the Scanning 101 article

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Regions Covered on this page

Delaware District of Columbia Maryland Virginia


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Maps and associated data for GPS-aided scanners (courtesy Dewey Watkins)

Maryland Eastern Shore (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester)

Northern Maryland (Baltimore City/Co, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Washington)

D.C. and Southern Maryland (Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's, and Prince George's)

Central Maryland (Anne Arundel, Howard and Montgomery)