Radio problems persist

Radio problems persist

There are 5 comments on the Evening Sun story from Aug 8, 2009, titled Radio problems persist. In it, Evening Sun reports that:

York County's new digital 911 system is continuing to create problems in the Hanover area, West Manheim Township officials said Thursday.

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resident

Harrisburg, PA

#1 Aug 9, 2009
WOW... this is scary not knowing if when you call 911 you get help. Come on York County let's get it fixed now before someone's life is lost due to the malfunction of your system.
Barn E Fife

Monroe Township, NJ

#2 Aug 9, 2009
If you call 911 make sure you are listening to the free scanner available on the web. Monitor their actions of your call. Tune in on the web broadcast of York County Police and Fire Emergency Services Scanners. Online digital scanner for your personal use @ www.ycdesonline.net and click on one of the scanners. Maxthon2 or internet explorer browsers work. Will not work on Firefox.
Ignored

Philadelphia, PA

#3 Aug 9, 2009
So is this the reason ( they are going to use) why when I called 911 for HELP I got no response. It was over a month ago and I AM STILL WAITING!!!!. Either that or my tax dollars are not good enough. BTW I dont cry wolf
911 watcher

Philadelphia, PA

#4 Aug 9, 2009
I'm a little surprised. You read the hospital article and they had 47 responses and complaints and this article has 3 before mine.

How about you guys log onto York County's website and email the county commissioners about the spending on this $47 million dollar hick-up. Their email addresses are on the website.
www.york-county.org

Let's show some support to our local emergency services. Your life and/or their life could hang in the balance.
Been There

Middletown, PA

#5 Aug 10, 2009
911 what and idea support your local emergency services. I will tell you what is scary, the new radios can be heard from one end of the county to the other great but when you have several together like you would have on a fire you can't hear ten feet apart. If a fireman gets in trouble inside a building and yells for help on the radio he is probably screwed. The local fire chiefs are pulling their hair out to find answers with little or no help. The communications on the fire last week in Hanover between the fireman there was terrible, if you heard someone you couldn't understand what they were saying and a lot of transmissions never went from radio to radio. You bet its time for the taxpayer to stand up and yell before someone looses their lives from this and its not if it is when.

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