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Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.

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An Update
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161.4100 Use???
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35 Replies 
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questions about trimming an antenna
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15 Replies 
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Fostoria Trackside Online Video Coming!
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I'm New at This, What can I expect.......
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Railroad radio question
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12 Replies 
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MTA- Metro North new LTR Trunked Radio System???
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3 Replies 
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New England Railroad Frequencies Request
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Watch this news report from Chicago
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3 Replies 
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12 Replies 
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Radio Term Question
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4 Replies 
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Unattended listening
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3 Replies 
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Can anyone recommend a nice chimney mounted antenna?
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11 Replies 
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Window Mount Antennas
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15 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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Chessie Railroad Watches Recalled
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3 Replies 
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what to look for in a scanner
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3 Replies 
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New scanner user having problems with an RS 20-404
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Metro North Railroad 153.2975 and 153.3425?
by MNCRR9000  - 
1 Replies 
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MBCR + Digital???
by MNCRR9000  - 
9 Replies 
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New scanner user-problems with new scanner
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6 Replies 
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by Conrail4evr  - 
8 Replies 
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The Ultimate antenna, with strings attached
by waterlevelroute  - 
5 Replies 
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 by dummy
 
Yaesu FT-250R and Railcom antenna?
by ckwwestshore  - 
2 Replies 
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 by dummy
 
Antenna on roof of house-should i worry about lightning?
by Trainman101  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Trainman101
 
antenna in a tree?
by dummy  - 
5 Replies 
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 by dummy
 
Old Telegraph Lines
by Mcoov  - 
2 Replies 
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 by dummy
 
MT-1000
by DutchRailnut  - 
3 Replies 
 8234 Views
 by kitn1mcc
 
Casper, WY BNSF dispatch
by Zotter  - 
6 Replies 
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 by EdM
 
Can I listen to radio chatter from trains?
by Slides  - 
10 Replies 
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 by EdM
 
Contactor seeking to use railroad radio to communicate
by ARuiz  - 
12 Replies 
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Steam Locomotive Radio install VRR number 40 update 7/14/07
by kitn1mcc  - 
4 Replies 
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 by kitn1mcc
 
Radio freqs in central NJ
by hioo1  - 
7 Replies 
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 by MNR's #1 Conductor
 
Frequencies for NYSW, CSX and others in NJ
by Steve F45  - 
20 Replies 
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 by MNR's #1 Conductor
 
Harmon Trackstar III
by Steve W  - 
0 Replies 
 7228 Views
 by Steve W
 
Anyone using the new Yaesu FT-250R?
by Pinewald Station  - 
5 Replies 
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 by ckwwestshore
 
top notch base rr monitring radio
by waterlevelroute  - 
3 Replies 
 8153 Views
 by waterlevelroute
 
Railroad Micor Channel Elements
by clearblock  - 
7 Replies 
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 by kitn1mcc
 
Defect Detector range?
by the-rail-life  - 
5 Replies 
 8917 Views
 by Aa3rt
 
Old locomotive radios
by BR&P  - 
6 Replies 
 10259 Views
 by wa8lgm
 

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