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Old 01-30-2010, 01:01 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by TAMR159 View Post
So long as the radio's "tongue" is cut out (as Kevin A. mentioned), it should be a non-issue...that setup is actually legal in most states whereas a scanner is illegal in many states (because they are readily able to receive police frequencies, which can be used in furtherance of a crime [trespassing on railroad property, for instance]). Also worth noting, virtually every amateur radio I have encountered does not transmit on the railroad band unless modified by the end-user to do so...hence, when stock from the factory, it's not an issue, and is perfectly legal when used by someone currently holding an amateur radio license.
Good to see someone with logic post here.....
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