From Mobile Radio Technology Oct '96:
"The FCC has closed all 12 of it monitoring stations. Almost all FCC
field offices are equipped for monitoring frequencies at VHF and above.
The monitoring stations were additionally equipped to monitor signals
in the high-frequency (HF) range. Stations were closed in the
following locations: Allegan, MI; Anchorage, AK; Belfast, ME; Douglas,
AZ; Ferndale, WA; Grand Island, NE; Honolulu; Kingsville, TX;
Livermore, CA; Powder Springs, GA; San Juan, PR; and Vero Beach, FL.
Other offices closed by the commission include those in Buffalo, NY;
Norfolk, VA; Miami, Houston, Portland, OR; and St. Paul, MN.
Ok whats open?
Offices that remain in operation include Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston;
Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Detroit; Kansas City, MO; L.A.; New Orleans;
New York; Philadelphia; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; and Tampa,
The FCC has previously announced that upon closing of the field offices
and monitoring stations that it would have a toll-free number to report
Land Mobile interference problems. 800-322-8255 "
According to this article Prior to June 1, 1996 the FCC maintained 35
field offices and monitoring stations, this number has dwindled to 16
Just thought it was an interesting piece of news to pass on to all the