Capitol Hill Monitors Online Newsletter Archives

 

Selected past CHM newsletters are archived below.  Files ending in PDF require the free Adobe Reader.

 

http://henney.com/chm/0117/chm0117.pdf
· Scanning the 58th Presidential Inauguration

 

http://henney.com/chm/0116/chm0116.pdf
· Join the D.C. Area Zello Incident Notification Network!

· Ron Perron's Latest Military Aviation Freqs and Call Signs for the Mid-Atlantic.

· Implementation of Maryland's Statewide P25 FiRST Network Halfway Completed!

· Maryland's Mutual Aid Channels and Interoperability Groups.

· Latest News on WMATA (Metro)'s P25 Proposal.

 

http://henney.com/chm/0115/chm0115.pdf
· D.C. Area's Last Media Aircraft (N98CL)

· Scanning Metrobus

· D.C. Fire/EMS Joins MPD with Encryption

· Monitoring Military Aircraft Radio Communication in the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore region

 

http://henney.com/chm/0113/chm0113.pdf
· Scanning the 57th Presidential Inauguration

 

http://henney.com/chm/0110/chm0110.pdf
· Prince George’s Co. launches 700 MHz TDMA trunked radio network.
· Loudoun Co. goes TDMA as well.
· What TDMA means for scanner listeners.
· U.S. Capitol PD plans new radio system.
· Virginia STARS online in D.C. area.

 

http://henney.com/chm/0309/chm0309.pdf
· Maryland’s EMS categories explained
· Scanning Coast Guard Sector Baltimore
· Scanning CSX Railroad in the D.C. area
· Marine One (HMX-1) freq presets

http://henney.com/chm/0109/chm0109.pdf
SCANNING THE 56th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION AND D.C. VISITOR'S GUIDE
FEDERAL AGENCIES
U.S. Capitol Police
Other U.S. Capitol Hill Radio Users
National Park Service
Federal Protective Service
NTIA Passport Trunked System
Health & Human Services Department
Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT)
National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)
National Medical Response Team (NMRT)
Federal Emergency Management Agency
National Capital Region (NCR)
Mobile Emergency Resource Support (MERS)
Urban Search And Rescue (USAR)
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Bureau of Investigation
State Department
Secret Service
Uniformed Division, Secret Service
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement
Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms
Common-Use, Joint Law Enfo and Incident Response
MILITARY AGENCIES
Armed Forces Inaugural Committee (AFIC)
Joint Force Headquarters — National Capital Region
White House Communications Agency (WHCA)
Andrews Air Force Base
Fort Belvoir/Davison Army Airfield (DAA)
Pentagon Heliport (JPN)
USMC Executive Flight Squadron
Combat Air Patrols
Military Intra-Squad Radios
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
D.C. Fire & EMS
Metropolitan Police Department
Other District-Related Agencies
Common Mutual Aid Channels
Suburban Police Agencies
TRANSPORTATION
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Auth (WMATA)
Amtrak and Union Station
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)
Washington National Airport (Mount Vernon Sector)
D.C. Harbor, Coast Guard, Fireworks Details
NEWS MEDIA
Local Stations
Television Networks
Cable News Networks
Voice of America
MONITORING INAUGURATIONS for 32 Years! By John Coker

 

http://www.henney.com/chm/1208/chm1208.pdf
Prince George’s Co. builds new radio net
Scanning U.S. Marshals Service
New Ride-On Bus Channel Plan
Scanning Summit Point Motorsports Park

 

http://www.henney.com/chm/0507/CHM0507.pdf

Arlington County goes true P25.
Naval District Washington’s VHF EDACS network.
Naval Academy's VHF channels.
New line-ups for Kent Co., Md.
Links for air show season.

 

http://henney.com/chm/0306/CHM0306.pdf
Virginia medevac programs
Fairfax County Police
VSP Med-Flight
Omniflight Pegasus
Omniflight Nightingale
Carilion Life-Guard
MedSTAR
LifeEvac
PHI AirCare
PHI SkySTAT
WMATA's Comprehensive Radio Communications System (CRCS)
Monitoring School Bus in Montgomery and Prince George's counties
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad's new repeater
New trunked freqs for D.C. police
P.G. fire/EMS reassigns firegrounds
Culpeper abandons low band
Free-State Trunking
The Future of Radio; Solutions Radio (Web Radio)

 

http://henney.com/chm/0105/CHM0105.pdf

55th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION & WASHINGTON, D.C. VISITOR'S GUIDE
    Federal Agencies:

        U.S. Capitol Police
        Capitol Hill Voice Pagers
        Other U.S. Capitol Radio Users
        U.S. Supreme Court
        National Park Service
        U.S. Park Police
        National Park Ops Ė Natíl Capital Area
        Kennedy Center
        Federal Protective Service
        NTIA Motorola and Passport Trunked Systems
        National Gallery of Art
        Disaster Medical Assistance Teams
        Urban Search & Rescue
        Federal Communications Commission
        Federal Bureau of Investigation
        U.S. Marshals Service
        State Department
        Secret Service
        Uniformed Division, Secret Service
        Immigrations and Customs Enforcement
        Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms
        Inter-Agency and Common-Agency Federal Channels

    Military Agencies:
        Armed Forces Inaugural Committee
        Fort Belvoir Motorola Trunk (2C36)
        Future Belvoir System? (A73B)
        Military District of Washington
        White House Communications Agency
        Andrews Air Force Base
        1st Helo Squad (89th Air Wing) ("Mussel")
        USMC Executive Flight Squadron
        Pentagon Force Protection Agency (Defense Prot Svc)
        Civil Air Patrol
        380 MHz DoD Trunked Systems
        Military Intra-Squad Radios
    Local Government:
        D.C. Fire & EMS
        D.C. Emergency Mngt Agency/Other City Agencies
        Metropolitan Police Department
        Other District-Related Agencies
        Business Improvement Districts
        Common Mutual Aid Channels
        Suburban Police Agencies (possibly involved)
    Transportation:

        Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
        Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
        Amtrak and Union Station
        Aircraft Freqs (recommended by Ron Perron)
        D.C. Harbor, Coast Guard, Fireworks Details
    News Media:
        Television Networks
        Cable News Networks
        Radio Networks
        Print Media
        Local TV Stations
        Local Radio/Traffic

        WEBE has decided to add six MHz to the UHF-TV ch.15 allocations used during 2001 (477-482 MHz)
        See: http://www.webe.org/pages/freq.html

    Inaugural Sites:

        D.C. Armory (RFK Stadium & Armory)
        Hilton Washington
        National Building Museum (Pension Bldg)
        Washington National Cathedral
        MCI Center
        Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
        Union Station
        Washington Convention Center
    Common-User, Family and Itinerant Freqs


http://henney.com/chm/1204/CHM1204.pdf

    Secret Service Uniformed Division

    Maryland Emergency Management Agency

    Washington, D.C. area traffic reporting freqs

    ARINC

    Combat Air Patrol freqs

    Defense Department 380 MHz trunked systems

    Fauquier County, Virginia trunked system

    Web Corner

 

http://henney.com/chm/1104/CHM1104.pdf

    Virginia Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project

    Maryland Trunk System updates (by county)

 

http://henney.com/chm/1203/1203.pdf

    More changes for Prince George's County Fire/EMS Radios

    News choppers for D.C. TV stations

    MPD goes trunked

    Anne Arundel County going digital

    Complete trunk talkgroup fleetmaps for Montgomery County police, fire/EMS

 

http://henney.com/chm/0303/ [HTML]

http://henney.com/chm/0303/CHM0303.pdf [PDF]

    Montgomery County's PS-2000 nears completion

    Channel changes for Prince George's County Fire/EMS

    Howard County Fire/EMS 800 MHz system

    Worcester County EDACS trunked system

    Harford County's future trunked system

    Charles County's future trunked system

    Cecil County considers VHF trunking

    Kent County Fire/EMS VHF channel plan

    U.S. Customs air patrols over D.C.

    D.C. Emergency Radio Network

 

http://henney.com/chm/1201/ [HTML]

http://henney.com/chm/1201/CHM1201.pdf [PDF]

    Scanning combat air patrols over D.C.

    Virginia's Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS)

 

http://henney.com/chm/0901/ [HTML]

http://henney.com/chm/0901/CHM0901.pdf [PDF]

†††† International Monetary Fund/World Bank -- the "lost episode"

     This issue, intended as a comprehensive IMF/WB listener's guide, was never mailed.

     It includes information for the following radio users:

          IMF/World Bank/Marriott Wardman Park;

          D.C. Government (MPD, DCF/EMS, EMA, DPW, D.C. misc.);

          Transit (Amtrak, WMATA, MWAA);

          Common regional mutual aid radio channels (F/P/COG-MARS);

          Visiting out-of-area PDs (NYPD, Baltimore, Charlotte, Charlestown, Philadelphia)

          Visiting state PDs (Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania)

          Nearby FD/PDs (Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Montgomery, Prince George's)

          Federal (US Capitol PD, NTIA trunk, FEMA USAR, GSA-FPS, HHS-DMAT/MMST,

                         US  Park PD, various law enfo agencies from Justice, State and Treasury Depts)

         Military (WHCA, Ft Belvoir)

          Scanning area news media desks and FRS

 

http://henney.com/chm/0801/

†††† Charles County, Maryland Orders Trunked Radio System

†††† Combined 9-1-1 Center for Washington, D.C., At Last!

†††† Unified Maryland Eastern Shore Consortium Trunked Radio System

†††† University of Maryland, College Park, Goes Trunked

†††† Andrews Air Force Base Contemplates Digital Trunking

†††† MedSTAR Medevac Helicopter Updates

†††† "W" Sector Coming to Prince George's County

†††† Delaware Leaves 33.78 for Fire Dispatch

 

http://henney.com/chm/1200/

†††† Scanner Listener visitor's guide for Washington, D.C.

†††† The 2001 Presidential Inauguration Special Edition

†††† Federal Agencies:

††††††††† U.S. Capitol, Congress and Supreme Court

††††††††† National Park Service/Kennedy Center

††††††††† General Services Administration

††††††††† NTIA-Coordinated Trunked System

†††††††† †Smithsonian Institution/National Gallery of Art

††††††††† Disaster Medical Assistance Teams

††††††††† U.S. Marshal's Service

††††††††† State Department

††††††††† U.S. Secret Service

††††††††† Executive Branch Security Details

†††† Military Agencies:

†††† †††††Armed Forces Inaugural Committee

††††††††† DoD Multi-user Trunked System

††††††††† Military District of Washington

††††††††† White House Communications Agency

††††††††† Andrews Air Force Base

††††††††† USMC Executive Marine Helicopter Squadron

†††† Local/District Government:

††††††††† D.C. Fire/EMS/Emergency Management

††††††††† Metropolitan Police Department

††††††††† D.C. Public Works

††††††††† Washington Convention Center

††††††††† Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority/Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

††††††††† Amtrak/Union Station

          D.C. Harbor

†††† Common Mutual Aid Channels

†††† News Media

†††† Places of Interest/Lodging

 

http://henney.com/chm/1100/

†††† D.C. Fire/EMS finally going digital?

†††† Fairfax County, Virginia close to completing digital switchover.

†††† Scanning FedEx Field

†††† Howard County, Maryland proposed trunked radio system

†††† Harford County, Maryland considers trunked radio system

†††† Prince George's County PD gets mobile data computers

†††† Delaware State Police simulcasts now online

†††† Fauquier County, Virginia ponders radio options (NewsScan)

 

http://henney.com/chm/0600/

†††† Scanning Ocean City, Maryland

†††† Sussex County, Delaware VFD "company channels"

†††† Trunked system updates (Charles, Montgomery, Queen Anne's, Talbot, Fauquier and Prince William counties)

†††† New channel plan for Montgomery County Ride-On Bus

†††† Bush campaign frequencies

†††† New Northern Virginia police and fire stations planned

 

http://henney.com/chm/0200/

†††† Washington, DC Fire/EMS trunked system cutover

†††† Public-access plans for trunked radio systems

†††† Alexandria new Type II talkgroups

†††† Arlington County new Type II talkgroups

†††† Fairfax County communication system updates

†††† Spotsylvania County EDACS trunked system

†††† Montgomery County awards contract for trunked system

†††† Prince George's County communications center frequency list

†††† Scanning Harford County

†††† Wicomico County trunked system

†††† Ski-scanning A-Basin

 

http://henney.com/chm/1099/

†††† Scanning Y2K

†††† Digital Upgrade for Metropolitan Police Department

†††† Scanning area pipelines

†††† Prince George's County communications center

†††† New US Park Police Eagle Helicopter

†††† Frederick County Detention Center/GS Communications

†††† The Scanner Digest

 

http://henney.com/chm/0899/

†††† Area incident paging notification systems

†††† Prince George's County communications center

†††† Montgomery County ECC information

†††† Montgomery County's 9-Whiskey Unit

†††† Carderock Rescue

†††† Wicomico County's Trunked System

†††† Delaware Trunked System Update

 

http://henney.com/chm/0299/

†††† MIEMSS EMRC Region V Communications

†††† Amtrak Police Department

†††† New Castle County ReCom

†††† Homemade direction finding

†††† Scanning Blue Knob, Pa.

†††† Ocean City makes changes

†††† Washington, DC Fire/EMS trunked system online

†††† Prince George's County Police MDTs

 

http://henney.com/chm/1098/

†††† 800 MHz TrunkTracker Special

 

http://henney.com/chm/0798/

†††† Quadrangle Development Corp

†††† NDW Goes Trunked

†††† Seashore Scanning (area beach resorts)

†††† MCI taking over Saint Mary's County 9-1-1

†††† Prince George's County Police MDTs

 

http://henney.com/chm/1095/

†††† American Personal Communications/Sprint PCS

†††† Montgomery County council endorses trunked system

†† ††Baltimore City trunked system

†††† Shadow Traffic service

†††† New radio codes for DC Fire/EMS

†††† Mystery frequencies needing identification

†††† Million Man March frequency finds