Author Topic: Channel 59 Around Reynolds  (Read 1326 times)

mononradio

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Channel 59 Around Reynolds
« on: October 21, 2014, 05:04:39 PM »
It seems that there is more radio activity on channel 59 when the Magnetation trains are switching.  Don't know if this is sanctioned or just a side channel to slide off on so's not to interfere with regular road operations.  Will try to keep track of it.

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Re: Channel 59 Around Reynolds
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2014, 06:09:45 PM »
Strange, that is the ISRR road channel
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Re: Channel 59 Around Reynolds
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2014, 06:29:30 PM »
Didn't G&W get the switching contract at the plant? If so, stands to reason they'd use a channel they already had on file with the FCC already.

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Re: Channel 59 Around Reynolds
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2014, 11:04:14 AM »
G&W added the Reynolds site to a multi site licenses, just a few days ago.

CALLSIGN WQFS720

RAIL LINK INC
 13901 Sutton Park Drive South, Ste. 125
 JACKSONVILLE, FL 32224
 ATTN Karen McClaskey (Karen has a gwrr.com email address)

151.520MHZ
151.775MHZ
151.985MHZ
160.995MHZ
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Re: Channel 59 Around Reynolds
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2014, 12:38:49 PM »
As a side note, G&W is structured into 9 railroad operating regions in North America (plus non railroad operating divisions such as Atlas, Railcare, etc.) .  Each of these regions or divisions operate autonomously from each other - in other words,  they have their own management structure, their own budgets, etc. and act as independent companies.   Basically, G&W owns 9 separate shortline holding companies.

The TP&W, CERA, ISRR, TZPR, IMRR, TR, and OTVR make up the Midwest Region.  The switch operation at Reynolds is part of the Rail Link Region.  The Rail Link region encompasses all of the various contract switching operations throughout North America and a number of smaller carriers throughout the Atlantic and Gulf Coast areas.    So, while Reynolds is on the TP&W, the Rail Link contract to switch the plant is 100% independent of TP&W.

Coincidentally, received this notification Friday

October 24, 2014

TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS IN OUR RAIL LINK REGION RAILROADS:

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT WE ARE CHANGING THE NAME OF THE RAIL LINK REGION TO THE COASTAL REGION.
THIS IS AN INTERNAL CHANGE ONLY AND WILL NOT HAVE AN EFFECT ON OUR BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS.
ATTACHED IS THE LATEST VERSION OF THE 1000-SERIES TARIF WITH THE NAME CHANGED FROM RAIL LINK
TO COASTAL.  THAT IS THE ONLY CHANGE.

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NS Lafayette Moves to Channel 50
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2015, 01:54:16 PM »
Not sure exactly when it happened, but the Decatur dispatcher has moved from channel 22 to channel 50 at Lafayette