Scioto County Options for Police, Fire and EMS Scanners.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol and many other agencies have switched to the statewide MARCS 800/700 trunked radio system
The system can be monitored with several models of digital police scanners. Some counties and cities statewide use the MARCS system as well.
Other Counties use a variety of trunked and conventional systems. Areas around Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus often use a variety of Motorola and EDACS trunked system that can be monitored with a trunktracking scanner, several other counties use conventional (non trunked) systems that can be monitored with a basic police scanner.
A basic police scanner will work for many county and local Police, Fire and Ambulance radio communications in Scioto County, Ohio, including Portsmouth.
To monitor the Ohio State Highway Patrol and other state agencies a digital trunking scanner radio is needed as they operate on the statewide MARCS 800/700 trunked radio system
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