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The 2014 SCMA Christmas Party

On the evening of December 10th we held our annual Christmas party. We had a pretty decent turn out and everyone I spoke with had an excellent time. This year we had some great raffle prizes. Some of the great … Continue reading

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SCMA Tour of KCBS/KCAL TV News

On Saturday, December 7, 2013, members of the SCMA were invited to tour the news operation of television stations KCBS/KCAL at the CBS television facility in Studio City. KCBS/KCAL News Assignment Manager Mark Liu acted as our “tour guide” and … Continue reading

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SCMA Members Featured on Radio Show

On Tuesday, October 22nd, KPPC 89.3 Airtalk interviewed SCMA Members Alex Thompson (LA-168) of @Venice311 and Andrew Blankstein (LA-183) of NBC News about their years of listening to police scanners, what they’ve learned and the insight that comes when you … Continue reading

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LAFD Battalion 4 Visits the SCMA Meeting

LA Fire Department Battalion 4 visited the SCMA Meeting on July 10, 2013 and showed us his vehicle and demonstrated how the LAFD would respond to a major fire.  Thanks to Battalion Chief Ed Bushman and EIT Firefighter Andy Vidovich … Continue reading

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SCMA Christmas Party Photos (Finally…)

We’ve uploaded some photos from the SCMA Christmas Party held on December 12, 2012.  This was a great get together that more than 50 members attended and many of those went home with some of the almost $500 in raffle … Continue reading

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Video: SCMA Tour of LAPD Air Support Division

On July 22, 2012 Members of the Southern California Monitoring Association (SCMA) were invited to tour the Los Angeles Police Department’s Air Support Division at the Hooper Heliport on the roof of the Piper Technical Center in downtown Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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KI6AIX Mobile Communications Go Box

SCMA Member Dennis, KI6AIX, LA-140, put together a portable communications center in a little suitcase.  It has both VHF and UHF transceivers and a scanner.  It can be powered by an internal rechargeable battery, an internal power supply (if AC … Continue reading

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Video: SCMA Meeting 7/11/12

Short video showing the group that gathered for the SCMA Meeting on July 11, 2012.  Do you see yourself in this video?  Join us for the next meeting always the 2nd Wednesday of the month.  

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San Bernardino Bankruptcy: Police, Fire Chiefs Make Response Vow

San Bernardino’s police and fire chiefs Thursday assured residents the agencies will continue to aggressively respond to crime, fires and medical emergencies despite the city’s decision to seek bankruptcy protection. On Tuesday, July 10th, the City Council voted to seek … Continue reading

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SCMA Tour: LAPD Air Support on July 22nd

SCMA Members ONLY are invited to a behind the scenes look at LAPD’s Air Support Division at the Hooper Heliport at Piper Tech in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday July 22nd at 10:00 AM. The tour will take 2 to … Continue reading

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