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Dane County Fire - Dispatch & Smaller Incidents

Paging and DaneCom trunked talkgroups that are used for smaller incidents. See the feed information page for the talkgroup list. PULSEPOINT USERS: You'll need Scanner Radio or another app to listen to structure fires via the "Major Incidents" feed.
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Uniden Bearcat BCD996XT scanner located in Verona, WI.

DaneCom trunked fire talkgroups:  DA PAGE, DA ADAM, DA BAKER, DA CHARLIE, DA DAVID, DA HENRY, DA IDA and DA JOHN.

DaneCom is a simulcast system, which means it's transmitting on the same frequencies from multiple towers at the same time.  They're designed to overlap, so the scanner gets hit by signals from at least two of those towers most of the time.  Scanners don't have the electronic doodad that's necessary to make sense of these overlapping signals.  That's why most of the Dane County scanner feeds have choppy audio.

I managed to figure out how to position my scanner antenna so that the scanner is only really hearing one tower.  It seems to avoid choppy audio the vast majority of the time.

JC