any gritter frequencies?

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any gritter frequencies?

Post by stevelee1981 » 17 Jan 2013, 22:45

Hi there

Is anybody aware of or have any road service gritter frequencies for northern ireland.
ive been searching 70-87 mhz but no luck, as i thought they might be in that band.

any help or active frequency would be great.

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Post by stevelee1981 » 10 Nov 2013, 16:41

Anybody getting any of the gritters that are out and about the past few evenings?

Still not having any luck myself..

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Post by skiptalker » 10 Nov 2013, 17:30

try between 70/82mhz again. ive heard the council on there i def thing gritters last xmas
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Post by stevelee1981 » 10 Nov 2013, 19:20

thanks Skip

i will keep trying around there. ive found lots of DOE and river agency frequencies in the mid to high 80s just no gritters as yet.

if you want the DOE freq give me a shout

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Post by FARTER » 10 Nov 2013, 19:21

THEY USE MOBILE PHONES

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Post by stevelee1981 » 10 Nov 2013, 22:42

thanks for that. no need to keep looking for the frequency then.

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Post by kr0ne » 11 Nov 2013, 01:42

Depends where you are... they use radios round my way. ;)

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Post by stevelee1981 » 11 Nov 2013, 11:45

Hi krOne

I'm on the north coast of N.Ireland. I've got active freqs for other gov agencies like rivers agency but can't find gritters yet. Some say they are using radios here some say mobile phones. But not many seem to be into scanners around here so it's hit and miss for local stuff.

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Post by skiptalker » 27 Sep 2014, 15:18

found it 165.860 :D
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Post by M6UCW » 27 Sep 2014, 16:57

Is it really cold enough for the gritters to be out?
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Post by skiptalker » 28 Sep 2014, 18:12

:lol: haha wont be long . i got it off a mate who had it stored in his ic r20. watched a video he has on youtube. defiantly co.antrim gritters on 165.860
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Post by stevelee1981 » 29 Sep 2014, 17:02

Nice one Skip! :thumbup:

Will get it added to the scanner for a listen when they are out and about again later in the year.

Many thanks for that mate

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Post by skiptalker » 29 Sep 2014, 17:03

no problem steve :thumbup:
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Post by DuncanM » 07 Oct 2014, 10:44

Is the actual frequency 165.8625 as the band is in 12.5k steps? I live in Ayrshire and might try pulling it in, I can sometimes get your trains on 166.175, tone 156.7

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Post by MrWeetabix » 07 Oct 2014, 10:48

Enjoy it while it lasts there guys, a lot of local councils are replacing the cab radios with mobiles and/or smart phones with datalinks. I know my local council did.... because I managed the transfer! :-p
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