2017 Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow (Brunswick, GA) Frequencies

Update 26 March 2017:  118.650 is indeed "Tower" for the airshow. Brunswick, GA - Due to my work schedule, I’m not able to attend or do any attended listening of this weekend’s Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow at the Brunswick-Golden Isles Airport (KBQK), but I did set up a radio to do some computer … Continue reading 2017 Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow (Brunswick, GA) Frequencies

A Brief Winter Field Day 2017 Op From the Mobile Station

Brunswick – On Sunday morning after attending 8:00 AM Eucharist at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Brunswick, I decided to get in a few Winter Field Day contacts before going to sleep (I work midnights and went to Church after work). Initially, I had the idea to operate from the parking lot of the Brunswick … Continue reading A Brief Winter Field Day 2017 Op From the Mobile Station

Glynn County Fire Department on the SEGARRN TRS

Those listening to public safety communications on the SEGARRN system in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty County may have recently begun hearing the Glynn County Fire Department on the system due to Glynn County’s recent move of their public safety communications from the Glynn County TRS to the SEGARRN system. For those not familiar with … Continue reading Glynn County Fire Department on the SEGARRN TRS

Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 2

Brunswick - As I've mentioned in previous posts, Glynn County has switched from their analog trunked system to the SEGARRN regional trunked system. Other counties using this system are Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty. Glynn County's portion of the system consists of four simulcast sites utilizing 700 MHz and 800 MHz frequencies from two licenses. … Continue reading Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 2

Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 1

Brunswick - As I posted yesterday, Glynn County is transitioning from their legacy analog trunked system to the SEGARRN digital system that is also used by Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties. Some preliminary listening yesterday indicates that both Glynn County and City of Brunswick public safety agencies have moved over as well as Glynn … Continue reading Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 1

Glynn County Transitioning to the SEGARRN System

Brunswick - Last night when I arrived back in Brunswick I heard Glynn County FD traffic on the SEGARRN 700/800 MHz trunked system that is also used by Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties, so it seems that Glynn County is or has transitioned from their single county system to the multi-county system covering much … Continue reading Glynn County Transitioning to the SEGARRN System

USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) Visits Its Namesake City

Brunswick, GA - On Friday, the USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6), a  Military Sealift Command Spearhead class Expeditionary Fast Transport ship arrived in its namesake city Brunswick to take part in they city's Blessing of the Fleet festivities. For some reason I thought it was going the visit and festivities were next week, but upon realizing my … Continue reading USNS Brunswick (T-EPF-6) Visits Its Namesake City

Glynn County SEGARRN Activity

Brunswick, GA - I've been running ID Tracker III with the BCD396XT while in Brunswick over the last several weeks.  While Glynn County hasn't begun using the SEGARRN for its primary means of communication, there has been some activity; some of it new and some of the same as previously reported. Glynn County Public Works … Continue reading Glynn County SEGARRN Activity

Woods Fire off of Golden Isles Parkway in Glynn County

Brunswick, GA - On Sunday afternoon (31 March 2013) while operating the mobile amateur radio station, my activity was interrupted by a woods fire that erupted not 300 yards from where I stay when I'm in Brunswick.  The woods between the DOT office and the Golden Isles Parkway caught on fire requiring a response from … Continue reading Woods Fire off of Golden Isles Parkway in Glynn County