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New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« on: July 16, 2011, 04:14:43 PM »
I have upgrade the scanner feed radio to a Narrow band capable Yaesu FT-2600R.

It scans so much faster that I have also added several frequencies to the scan list.

http://inrd.gotdns.com/inrdradio.htm
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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2011, 09:14:26 AM »
What are all the frequencies on the new scan list?

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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2011, 10:01:20 AM »
I've been wondering for quite some time what the best set of frequencies would be for monitoring activity on the Indy belt.

What should you use if you want to keep track of where the trains are on the belt, but not be constantly bogged down with crews switching cars?

Is there such a thing as a "belt road channel"?

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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2011, 12:27:42 PM »
There are three channels left over from the IU railway, plus one that CR added. But now they are used only as switching chanels. All you will hear are switching commands. If they even use them any more. I will have to see if I can remember them.

The belt uses the same channel and dispatch channel as the rest of the Indy Terminal.

I will see if I can remember what I put in the radio. I added in some of the lesser used frequencies of the shortlines around town.

In the radio now.
160.230MHZ   Indianapolis Sub Road (ex B&O), St Louis Line Road
160.320MHZ   Indianapolis Sub Dispatcher (Used to be CF, now it's an L something)
160.560MHZ   Indy Terminal Dispatcher (IC Disp)
160.680MHZ   Indianapolis Line Dispatcher (ID Disp)
160.800MHZ   Indianapolis Line and Terminal road
160.980MHZ   Avon Yard channel (added back after being locked out)
161.070MHZ   St Louis Line Dispatcher & NS Marion branch road
161.055MHZ   INRD Road Channel & CSX MOW Channel (Ex CR MoW 10).
161.535MHZ   INRD Yard Channel
160.725MHZ   LIRC Road (newly added)
160.995MHZ   ISRR Road (new)
160.215MHZ   ITMZ Road (new)
160.440MHZ   NS New Castle (new)

Not in the radio, but used.

161.400 Indianapolis Belt Channel 1
160.965 Indianapolis Belt Channel 2
161.220 Indianapolis Belt Channel 3
161.010 Indianapolis Belt Channel 4

Avon Yard
160.425 Pulldown Channel 1
160.365 Pulldown Channel 2
161.340 Pulldown Channel 3
160.350 Hump Channel 1
160.860 Crew Cab Channel 3
160.650 Avon Yard Car Dept Repeater (busy as hell, and the language sucks)

CSX Mow
161.130 ex CR MOW (Less and less useage now)
160.785 CSX Mow from pre CR side, now used a lot in place of the old CR freqs.
161.055 another ex CR mow, used mostly at Avon now. Happens to be main INRD channel, Not sure how AAR allowed this.

Extra INRD channels.
161.100 Used to be an INRD road channel, but now it's used for CTC Radio Code line.
160.260 Switching channel, rarely used
160.620 Switching channel, rarely used

Other
161.025 LIRC Yard (too far to hear anything)
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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2011, 12:39:27 PM »
160.320MHZ   Indianapolis Sub Dispatcher (Used to be CF, now it's an L something)
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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2011, 01:00:12 PM »
Thanks for the clarification on the belt/terminal frequencies.


161.055MHZ   INRD Road Channel & CSX MOW Channel (Ex CR MoW 10).
161.535MHZ   INRD Yard Channel

Extra INRD channels.
161.100 Used to be an INRD road channel, but now it's used for CTC Radio Code line.
160.260 Switching channel, rarely used
160.620 Switching channel, rarely used

For the sake of completeness, you have a mixup on your INRD channels.

Their main road and dispatch channel systemwide is 160.62 (34).

They use 161.055 for MW and C&S.

Yard channels are 160.26 (10) and 161.535 (95).

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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2011, 01:26:32 PM »
GAH, i think I screwed up when I programed the radio then LOL. 161.055 used to be the Indy sub road when they were seperate. I think thats one reason INRD changed. CSX still uses 161.055 a lot at Avon.

I will change this when I get home. Totaly brain farted that one!
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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2011, 01:34:03 AM »
False alarm, I put in 160.260 and 160.620 as well as 161.535 and 161.055
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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2011, 09:20:45 AM »
Avon Yard
160.425 Pulldown Channel 1
160.365 Pulldown Channel 2
161.340 Pulldown Channel 3
160.350 Hump Channel 1
160.860 Crew Cab Channel 3
160.650 Avon Yard Car Dept Repeater (busy as hell, and the language sucks)

You can take out the first two puller channels, they don't get used anymore.  Only use 1 puller channel, but its on a split frequency, 82/21 or 82/20 I think off hand.  Channel 50 50 is for the Van Job, and other associated switching around Avon Yard, since I'm no good at the conversions, not sure you have that one listed.  Also, there is a 2nd hump channel, but don't recall what that is off hand.  Maybe 26?

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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2011, 11:33:16 AM »
I have upgrade the scanner feed radio to a Narrow band capable Yaesu FT-2600R.

It scans so much faster that I have also added several frequencies to the scan list.

http://inrd.gotdns.com/inrdradio.htm

Thanks for all of your effort and hard work. Those of us without scanners appreciate it.

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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2011, 11:41:42 AM »
Thanks for all of your effort and hard work. Those of us without scanners appreciate it.

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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2011, 03:20:57 PM »
I live along the line in New Palestine and have tried several frequencies to no avail.

What would be the best channel(s) for me to program to hear activity out the line through and around New Palestine?

I tried my set of channels during the Morristown derailemnt, but did not get anything even then.

Thanks!!

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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2011, 03:22:26 PM »
I live along the line in New Palestine and have tried several frequencies to no avail.

What would be the best channel(s) for me to program to hear activity out the line through and around New Palestine?

I tried my set of channels during the Morristown derailemnt, but did not get anything even then.

Thanks!!
08-160.230MHz - Road ch.
14-160.320MHz - Dispatch ch.
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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2011, 03:33:21 PM »
08-160.230MHz - Road ch.
14-160.320MHz - Dispatch ch.
160.785 is CSX MOW, that is likely what they were using.
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Re: New Radio for INRD scanner feed.
« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2011, 03:34:24 PM »
160.785 is CSX MOW, that is likely what they were using.
Actually, they were on the road channel quite a lot. But I didn't have that channel on at the time. I just keep it circulating through 8 and 14 when at home.
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