P25 Public Safety Radio Upgrade


As of January 1st 2019, the EDACS radio system used by Evansville-Vanderburgh County Central Dispatch is no longer in service. The outdated EDACS system has been replaced with the P25 radio system. All local public safety agencies who utilize Central Dispatch services have undergone an upgrade to their mobile and portable radios. Civilian police scanners that monitored the EDACS system will no longer receive local radio traffic.

The P25 system can be monitored by anyone who with a P25 programmable scanner. A P25 scanner can be purchased on various websites and some local retailers. The scanner has to be programmed to receive the local public service agencies if you want to monitor radio traffic. 



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