We actually live in West Lafayette, and there is a tower within miles of us. I don't think reception is going to be an issue. If you could email me a favorite for Coshocton that would be great.
You are right, the Sheriffs Dept is going total MARCS this year. EMS uses it now, so if you don't have a radio that will pick up the MARCS, you are not going to hear anything soon.
My email is
I think I will download the Sentinel now in my mac, so when I get the unit, all I need to do is connect it to my mac.
Thank you for all the advice. And yes, we are neighbors...lol
I received the home patrol yesterday. Another question. On start up it said to install the Sentinal for updates. I have a macbook pro and it is not compatible. Or if it is, I am either doing something wrong or simply once again don't understand it.
That's the trouble with this disease. Early On-Set Alzheimers. I can't remember anything. So...is the Sentinal downloadable for Mac's? And remember, the answers have to be simple. Sorry...lol
It seems to work fine out of the box, but I think I need the Sentinal for updates. sigh