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MTA Bus 900 mhz frequencies

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I know some of you listen to nycta on your scanner radios. I can receive the 800 mhz channels(nycta bus) but on the 900 mhz channels it is very bad reception,it cuts in and out. I have them programmed into my scanner correctly with trunked turned on.

 

I am guessing that the antennas for both of these systems are in different locations. My scanner is a low end model(pro-94)with a "16" scan duck portable antenna.

 

So my question is why is it so hard to receive these frequencies? 935.450*, 935.4625*, 935.4875, 936.450, 936.4875, 936.700, 938.000, 938.225, 939.1875.

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I guess all of these "bus buffs" aren't into radio scanning. Just taking pics and videos. Oh well I will just have to deal with it until I figure trunking out. That's a copy.

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I used to have this sheet with MTA NYC Transit frequencies listed but I don't remember what I did with them.

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I used to have this sheet with MTA NYC Transit frequencies listed but I don't remember what I did with them.

 

Yeah I know which one you are talking about Julio. I have that info but my problem is with how to program my scanner. I have been searching all over scanner related websites. The manuals are useless. There used to be a member in here who was into scanning but he got banned awhile ago. I will figure it out though no matter how long it takes.

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I guess all of these "bus buffs" aren't into radio scanning. Just taking pics and videos. Oh well I will just have to deal with it until I figure trunking out. That's a copy.

 

Please tell me how I can get this going

What radio do I buy and from where and what antennas do I need cuz I wanna hear some Bustalk and Subtalk so Plz PM me or leave the info down here thanks peeps your no.1 MotherFoamer (K)<R>

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Where can i buy a scanner at ?

 

Any electronic store that sells radio scanners.

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Where can i buy a scanner at ?

 

Please tell me how I can get this going

What radio do I buy and from where and what antennas do I need cuz I wanna hear some Bustalk and Subtalk so Plz PM me or leave the info down here thanks peeps your no.1 MotherFoamer (K)<R>

 

Answer:

 

If you want a portable scanner get this http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3704415 If you want something to keep in your house then get this http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3730722# Both of them pick up VHF and UHF signals so you can hear police, EMS, fire etc etc.

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Answer:

Neither of those two scanners will work for trunked frequencies which is that MTA Bus uses.

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Answer:

 

Thanks alot So should i get the walkie talkie looking one or should i get the desktop scanner ? and does anyone know the radio dispatch for ulmer pk ?

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Thanks alot So should i get the walkie talkie looking one or should i get the desktop scanner ? and does anyone know the radio dispatch for ulmer pk ?

Neither of those will work if you plan on using it for MTA Bus frequencies since those are trunked frequencies which neither of those two will do.

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Guess you just have to get a B/O job so you can hear my wonderful announcements.

 

You make the announcements about Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the A line... or Detours

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You make the announcements about Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the A line... or Detours

 

He makes these cool detours that make A QM2 bayside go into Lefrak City

Then he tells us if we have any questions to call command

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Neither of those will work if you plan on using it for MTA Bus frequencies since those are trunked frequencies which neither of those two will do.

 

So i can just listen to detours , accident announcements , & Train mateince ?

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So i can just listen to detours , accident announcements , & Train mateince ?

You will only be able to listen to frequencies that aren't trunked, IE: NYPD, FDNY, EMS, NYCT, etc..

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You will only be able to listen to frequencies that aren't trunked, IE: NYPD, FDNY, EMS, NYCT, etc..

 

oh okay and where are the codes listed ?

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oh okay and where are the codes listed ?

 

Dude, you can listen to service announcements, detours, accidents,etc. What you can't listen to is when the supervisors talk to each other on their nextels.

 

Julio is misinformed. If you have a trunking capable scanner then you can listen in those frequencies. It took me years to learn how to program a scanner, guys who are into this are very high tech. The average person has a hard time in the beginning since the owners manuals are so poorly written.

 

MTA Bus Frequencies:

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=2520'>http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=2520

 

NYCTA Bus Frequencies:

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=128'>http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=128

 

This is the place to go to learn about scanners,etc.

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/

 

I have a Uniden 346xt,have had it for about a year now,an upgrade over my last radio from Radio Shack(Pro-164). You can program it through your computer with a USB cable that you have to buy separately. Everything else that you need is on http://www.radioreference.com

 

I listen in because I am on the 8006 B/O list. You learn a lot by listening,probably be a good way to study for the next dispatchers exam since it's mainly dispatchers, superintendents,console operators talking over the radio.

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Guess you just have to get a B/O job so you can hear my wonderful announcements.

 

I think I have heard you before over the radio late at night/early morning. You have a somewhat raspy voice I believe. I listen mainly to the MTA Bus channels since they come in more clearly.

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Dude, you can listen to service announcements, detours, accidents,etc. What you can't listen to is when the supervisors talk to each other on their nextels.

 

Julio is misinformed. If you have a trunking capable scanner then you can listen in those frequencies. It took me years to learn how to program a scanner, guys who are into this are very high tech. The average person has a hard time in the beginning since the owners manuals are so poorly written.

 

MTA Bus Frequencies:

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=2520'>http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=2520

 

NYCTA Bus Frequencies:

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=128'>http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=128

 

This is the place to go to learn about scanners,etc.

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/

 

I have a Uniden 346xt,have had it for about a year now,an upgrade over my last radio from Radio Shack(Pro-164). You can program it through your computer with a USB cable that you have to buy separately. Everything else that you need is on http://www.radioreference.com

 

I listen in because I am on the 8006 B/O list. You learn a lot by listening,probably be a good way to study for the next dispatchers exam since it's mainly dispatchers, superintendents,console operators talking over the radio.

I am not misinformed. The two scanners that were listed do not support trunked frequencies.

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Please tell me how I can get this going

What radio do I buy and from where and what antennas do I need cuz I wanna hear some Bustalk and Subtalk so Plz PM me or leave the info down here thanks peeps your no.1 MotherFoamer (K)<R>

 

Since you have given me a lot of info about the job,etc, it's the least that I can do. This is the radio that I have.

 

http://www.grove-ent.com/bc346xt.html

 

I bought it online at scanner master. I advise that wherever you buy your radio at tell them what channels you want to listen to and they will program it for you for a small fee. Digital scanners are like $400.00+, no need to get one of those. An analog scanner works fine. You don't need any special outdoor antennas. I just have a radio shack $19.99 rubber ducky 800mhz antenna on my scanner,reception is very good.

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Dude, you can listen to service announcements, detours, accidents,etc. What you can't listen to is when the supervisors talk to each other on their nextels.

 

Julio is misinformed. If you have a trunking capable scanner then you can listen in those frequencies. It took me years to learn how to program a scanner, guys who are into this are very high tech. The average person has a hard time in the beginning since the owners manuals are so poorly written.

 

MTA Bus Frequencies:

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=2520'>http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=2520

 

NYCTA Bus Frequencies:

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=128'>http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=128

 

This is the place to go to learn about scanners,etc.

 

http://www.radioreference.com/'>http://www.radioreference.com/

 

I have a Uniden 346xt,have had it for about a year now,an upgrade over my last radio from Radio Shack(Pro-164). You can program it through your computer with a USB cable that you have to buy separately. Everything else that you need is on http://www.radioreference.com

 

I listen in because I am on the 8006 B/O list. You learn a lot by listening,probably be a good way to study for the next dispatchers exam since it's mainly dispatchers, superintendents,console operators talking over the radio.

 

Alright thanks

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