OPP to encrypt dispatch channels


  Bryan Passifiume   The province’s $765-million upgrade of Ontario’s government two-way radio system will include encrypting OPP dispatch channels, the Sun has learned. Announced Thursday in Kenora, Ont., the upgrade to the current Bell Mobility Fleetnet system is meant to modernize the aging network — used primarily by the OPP, MTO road crews, provincial … Read more

Canwarn Activation

Under tornado warning, much of Ontario got hit hard by storms as a sharp cold front moved through. Near my QTH, 13 power poles in a row down. Luckily, no damage to our property We got it pretty easy compared to Carlisle, which is only 3 kms away. We had power out from 5 pm … Read more

HomePatrol Extreme Upgrade

  HomePatrol Extreme Upgrade I now have the Extreme Upgrade for my Uniden Homepatrol scanner. Here’s what the paid Upgrade gets you:   Complete front-panel programmability – lets you edit existing systems in favorites lists, or create new systems from scratch. You’ll no longer be tied solely to the information we provide in our Database … Read more

The Uniden HomePatrol Scanner

Once my finance department (xyl) gives the nod, it doesn’t take me long to take action. Today I headed straight to Radioworld in Toronto to pick up a brand new Uniden HomePatrol 1 scanner. Boy, is this thing a leap ahead in user interface and useability. Congratulations go out to Uniden – this is a … Read more