This feed has been recently updated to a Radio Shack Pro-433 scanner with an outdoor antenna within eyeshot of the county's repeater located in Ruma, IL. The scanner is connected to an Acer laptop running Windows 7 on a family WiFi network connected to a high speed DSL connection. This will be my first attempt at setting up a feed and am wanting to do so because no other feed exists which covers this area.
I will be monitoring frequency 154.78500 which is Randolph County Sheriff's Dispatch which also provides communications for the communities of Red Bud, Ruma, Evansville, Baldwin, Ellis Grove, Steeleville, Percy, Tilden, and Coulterville Police Departments. I will also be monitoring 154.26500 which is used to dispatch all Volunteer Fire Departments located in Randolph County, including: Red Bud, Evansville, Ellis Grove, Baldwin, Chester, Steeleville, Tilden, Coulterville, Prairie du Rocher and Percy.
Added along with the new scanner are frequencies 155.5950, which is Chester city police, and 155.7750, which is Sparta city police. Both were added to fulfill a long standing request. The scanner, however, prioritizes Randolph County Sheriff's Dispatch and will jump to that frequency whenever there is traffic. Thanks for listening.