De Soto Options for Police, Fire and EMS Scanners.
The vast majority of public safety radio communications in the State of Missouri can be monitored on a basic police scanner. The Highway Patrol operates mostly on VHF, along with most other state agencies. Most counties and towns use VHF, some are on UHF and a few operate 800 MHz. trunking systems. While neighboring states are building large scale digital systems this remains but a dream in Missouri.
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A basic police scanner will allow you to monitor Jefferson County Missouri, including Hillsboro. Most operations are on VHF or UHF conventional systems. Most Fire and other local operations can be monitored with a basic scanner.
To monitor the Missouri Highway Patrol and other state agencies a basic police scanner can be used as they operate mostly on various VHF and UHF conventional channels.
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