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Pike County Sheriff, Fire and EMS, KSP Post 9

East Kentucky District 8 ARES, 2m Linked Repeater System, Kentucky 220 Amateur Radio Emergency Net Linked Repeater System, All Regional Airports Including Overhead Aircraft, Kentucky National Guard, KC4KZT-2m-70cm Cross-Link Repeater
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"I would like to thank all law enforcement, fire personnel, and EMS personnel for their bravery, dedication, and service to our community.  You are greatly appreciated!"

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This public safety scanner feed was created for the purpose of informing the public in extreme emergency situations. Like the Raccoon flood of July 2010 in Pike County and the Johnson County Kentucky flood of July 2015. Pike County Kentucky Amateur Radio Ares Net. And the Eastern Kentucky Amature SkyWarn Radio Network. All the repeaters in the Eastern Kentucky Region have been linked together in case of an emergency. Trained and Certified Advanced Storm Spotter Training linked to the Storm Spotter Network, Also Reporting to the National Weather Office in Jackson Kentucky.

Pike County Scanner Master - Kentucky: Skywarn weather spotter training certificate.

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Steps to Becoming A Skywarn Spotter: The National Weather Service encourages anyone with an interest in public service and access to communication, such as amateur radio, to participate as a Skywarn storm spotter. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, public utility workers and other concerned private citizens. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches, nursing homes or who have a responsibility for protecting others are also encouraged to become a spotter.

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(Pike County Scanner Master) Kentucky

(East Kentucky Amateur Radio Skywarn Net)

General Mobile Radio (GMRS) License - WQVI216 - Stanley, Robert T
Grant 02/19/2015 Expiration 02/19/2020 
Amateur Ham Radio (Technician Class) Amateur License - KN4PLR - Stanley, Robert T.
Grant 10/09/2018 Expiration 10/09/2028
(My Email:
My Spotter Network User Name is (sovereign) I am Located on Raccoon Road,41557 in Pike County, Kentucky, My local town is Pikeville, Kentucky 41501. Using the Zello (PTT) Push to Talk Application to Communicate with other Weather Spotters in the Region. My Zello account name is (scanner_master) my channel is (Pike County Scanner Master & Weather) if you are a spotter and would like to join send a private message to Pike County Scanner Master on FaceBook. 

We use Scanners, Software Defined Radios and portable Radios to provide incidents as it happens (We post only information we receive over the air on the radio, scanner, etc we go on the same information that we post). We will do our best to keep everyone up to date as possible as we receive the information through comments or individual posts.

Computers and equipment:

Feed computers: the primary computer is a Dell studio 1555, the backup machine is an HP a850y.
Research computers: the primary computer is a Dell 730x, the mobile machine is a 10.1 Next Book. Using a Software Defined Radio.
Cell phones and tablets: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, 2016 Galaxy Prime, First generation iPad mini and iPad 32 Gig. 2017 iPad running Uniden siren app, using Radar Scope and Climateviewer 3D for weather monitoring., Toshiba Thrive, Back up Cell Phone is a BLU Win HD. Running Window's Phone 8.1
Radios:  Yaesu FT 450D,  WouXun KG-UV9D, Baofeng UV-5R-E and a Baofeng UV-82L, FRS GMRS radios are the Cobra PR4700-2WXVP 12mi.
Scanners: Uniden BCD 536 HP, BC-Sportcat 150, BC-80XLT, Radio Shack Pro 96, Radio Schack Pro 2026
Antenna Aerials: Main scanner antenna. SD 2000U/N Wide-band super discone antenna, working on 100-2000 MHz, 23 feet off the ground.  SDR antenna, Discone working on 25-1,300 MHz, 10 feet of the ground. YAESU FT-450D antenna, AV-620 multiband vertical working 6, 10, 12, 15, and 20-meter amateur frequency bands.
Wrist Watch is a Casio Pro Trek PRW-2500T - Titanium. / Casio G-Shock 9300 Mud Man.

Below is detailed information about the systems I monitor.

: Multistate monitoring Ky, WVA, VA.

Depending on Atmospheric Conditions the quality on the radio transmission will vary. Unlike HF Propagation that bounces off the Ionosphere VHF, and UFH Radiate's out into space.

Tropospheric-Ducting, propagation occurs when signals are reflected scattered or refracted in the troposphere. "Ducting" effects occur primarily because of temperature inversions at a height of between 500m and 1500m, and occasionally up to 3000m.

Warm-Air Inversion, The boundary layer is the part of the atmosphere which is closest to the ground. ... An inversion occurs when the normal temperature (warm air below, cold air above) profile is reversed, creating a stable configuration of dense, cold air sitting below lighter, warm air.

Knife-Edge, In electromagnetic wave propagation, the knife-edge effect or edge diffraction is a redirection by diffraction of a portion of the incident radiation that strikes a well-defined obstacle such as a mountain range or the edge of a building.

Sporadic E or Es is an unusual form of radio propagation using characteristics of the Earth's ionosphere. Whereas most forms of skywave propagation use the normal and cyclic ionization properties of the ionosphere's F region to refract (or "bend") radio signals back toward the Earth's surface, sporadic E propagation bounces signals off smaller "clouds" of unusually ionized atmospheric gas in the lower E region (located at altitudes of approx. 90 to 160 km). This occasionally allows for long-distance communication at VHF frequencies not usually well-suited to such communication.


Pike: Pike County Airport-Hatcher Field (KPBX), Citizens Band (CB) Ch. 6, 19, Family Radio Service (FRS)-General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), Hospitals & Medical, Pike County Cities-Pikeville, Coal Run, Elkhorn, Fire & EMS Dispatch from KSP Post-9 plus Fire Departments, all Law Enforcement, all Public Works, Railroads, Skywarn/Amateur Radio, KSP Post 9 - CVE Region 6 - KSP 9 - Pikeville, KSP State Wide 

KSP Repeater's in Pike County: 3-Fixed: Dicks knob state Forestry tower, w on Hwy Phelps, Ky Pike County, Mousie Ky, Boons Ky, Pikeville Ky, Salyersville Ky. 

Pike County Repeater's Pikeville,Phelps,Canada,Dorton,Meta,Elkhorn,Phelps,Shelby,Shelby Gap,Virgie,Buskirk,Little Dixie,Pleasant Valle,Sidney,Ranson,Turkey Creek,Turkeyfoot,South Williamson,Freeburn,Bill,Ellwood,Esco,Jamboree,Johns Creek ju,Kimper,Marrowbone,Nigh,Argo,Miller Creek. 

Fire Departments: Dorton 154.3550 WNLI 695 Pike County Fire Net Dorton 460.6000 465.6000 WNIL 231 Shelby Valley Fire Dept. Meta 460.5750 465.5750 KNEY 506 Johns Creek Fire Dept. Phelps 154.3550 WNLI 695 Pike County Fire Net Pikeville 153.9500 154.3550 Pike County Fire Net Pikeville 154.3700 KNHR Coal Run Village Fire Dept Dorton 462.9500 467.9500 462.97950 467.97950 WNWW 937 Pike County Rescue Squad S Williamson 155.3400 KNHM 799 Williamson Appalachian Region. Pikeville 155.2800 155.3400 Methodist Hospital of KY.

American Electric Power, Operates on an EDACS 800 MHz Trunked System.  All sounding locations are monitored but not set as a priority.

Citizens band radio (also known as CB radioChannel 9 is restricted by the FCC to only emergency communications and roadside assistance. Most highway travelers monitor channel 19. CB radio is still used by truck drivers, and remains an effective means of obtaining information about road construction, accidents, and police speed traps.  Although I don't live next to a busy highway, both of these are on a Priority monitored Frequency.

(East Kentucky Ham Radio Nets)

: Thursday's at 8:00 pm EDT-145.150/R 127.3Hz – The Pike County ARES Skywarn Net. *E Ky. Link System* Net Controller, Allen Epling, Located in Virgie Kentucky. 
: Nightly 10:00 pm EDT – E. Ky. Link System – The Friendship Net.  *E Ky. Link System* Net Controller, Daniel, Located in Louisa Kentucky.
(Pikeville Amature Radio Repeaters)

CSX: CSX Railroad: Big Sandy Sub. from Shelby, Ky. to Elkhorn City, KY. Road Freq. 160.230 Dispatcher 160.320, CSX Kingsport Sub. from Elkhorn City, KY to Haysi, Va Road Freq. 161.100 Dispatcher 161.520.
Norfolk Southern: NS Railroad Pocahontas Division Bluefield, WV to Iaeger, WV road Freq. 160.650, Iaeger, WV to Williamson, WV road Freq. 160.380, Auville, Williamson, Weller, Elmore Yard 161.190, Williamson, WV phone patch 160.275, Bluefield, WV phone patch 160.515.
800 Mhz frequencies: In Kentucky Pikeville, Jackson, Hoskinston, Parkers Lake, Manchester, Salyersville, and Elkhorn City.
Aircraft: Pikeville 109.7000 WRLL 2234 Pike County Airport Board Pikeville 121.2250 KBM 6 Pike County Airport Board Pikeville 122.8000 7 KO Pike County-Hatcher Field.
All aircraft are being tracked 4000 feet and above using SDR Software.

Floyd: Sheriff, Fire, EMS, Big Sandy Regal Airport K22. Certain Department's and Frequencies are on a priority.

Johnson:  Sheriff, Fire, EMS, Certain Department's and Frequencies are on a priority.

Johnson County Kentucky Ham Radio Club:  KY4ARC,  

"KY4ARC meets monthly on the First Thursday of the month at the Mayo Methodist Church (325 Third Street), Paintsville, Kentucky at 7:00p.m. (1900hrs).  VE testing starts at 6:00pm (1800hrs) . Come early if want to fellowship with others. For those who use GPS, the co-ordinance is 37° 48' 58.61"N by 82° 48' 26.25"W."

KY4ARC Repeater Information,

Martin:  Sheriff, Fire, EMS, Certain Department's and Frequencies are on a priority.

Letcher:  Sheriff, Fire, EMS, Certain Department's and Frequencies are on a priority.

West Virginia:  

Mingo:  Sheriff, Fire, EMS, Certain Department's and Frequencies are on a priority.

My friend Eddie's Amateur Radio Page, AI4UK:   On this site you will find information about Amateur Radio with plenty of links for Emergency and Weather information.

Scanning Kentucky and West Virginia Web Site,

Local Amateur Radio Repeaters in the area,


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