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Bad Smoke Today
« on: July 26, 2021, 1852 UTC »
Hey All.

Quick post from train.Visibility got worse after blood red sunrise.

Now vis 1.5 to 3 Mi in smoke.Smell of burnt plastic.

Local visibility down a lot, buildings hazy.

K
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Re: Bad Smoke Today
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2021, 2230 UTC »
Hazy here in WMA, too. Fire depts are getting called out to investigate "brush fires" which turn out to be haze.
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Re: Bad Smoke Today
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2021, 2237 UTC »
Hey Rob.

What fire frequencies are used in the area ? Low Band/ High Band / UHF?
800 or 900 ?

K
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Re: Bad Smoke Today
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2021, 2035 UTC »
Depends on the town, many are VHF. Here is a directory:

https://www.snewiki.com/wiki/index.php/Western_MA_Portal

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Re: Bad Smoke Today
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2021, 1838 UTC »
Hey Rob,

Thanks for lists. I was looking to see how many W MA FDs left on low band- not many.

Again thanks,

K
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