Howard County, Iowa Digital Frequencies

Find new radio traffic with your digital radio scanner with this reference of 45 radio frequencies authorized for use in Howard County, Iowa. Frequencies are separated into two tables (conventional and trunked). For customized results, including data formatted for import into popular scanner programming software, visit the Digital Search Page.

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Conventional Frequencies

42 conventional voice frequencies including 39 DMR, 2 NXDN, and 1 P25 digital scanner frequencies are included in the table below. Frequencies are listed in the order of DMR -> NXDN -> P25 and sorted within each frequency type by Entity Name.

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FrequencyFrequency in Megahertz (MHz)
TypeClass Station Code (Transmitter Type)

MO – Mobile (includes handhelds)
FB – Base
FB2 – Mobile Relay (conventional repeater)
FB6 – Private Carrier for Profit
FB8 – Centralized Trunk Relay (Trunked System)
FBT – Temporary Base
FX1 – Control Station (Possibly Dispatch Center)

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PwrMax Output Power of Transmitter, Watts

Used to determine strength of RF signal and the likelihood of receiving the frequency
Entity NameThe licensee of the frequency.
Call SignClick the hyperlink to view full license information on the FCC website.
CityThe general location of the transmitter. Many licenses do not include this information—in such cases, the field will be blank.
SrvcRadio Service Code

Common examples:

PW - Public Safety, Conventional
IG - Industrial/Business, Conventional
YG - Industrial/Business, Trunked
YE - Public Safety, Trunked
SY - Public Safety, Trunked 700 MHz
Codes beginning with "Y" indicate trunked systems.

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Eligibility ActivityThis description is useful for determining the purpose and use of the radio frequency.
452.725DMRMO4ALTER TRADING CORPORATIONWQYK422RICEVILLEIGTHE APPLICANT IS IN THE SCRAP METAL BUSINESS AND THE RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE YARD PERSONNEL
469.2625DMRMO4ALTER TRADING CORPORATIONWQYK422RICEVILLEIGTHE APPLICANT IS IN THE SCRAP METAL BUSINESS AND THE RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE YARD PERSONNEL
451.4DMRFB240EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
451.4DMRMO40EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
452.35DMRMO40EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
456.4DMRMO40EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
457.35DMRMO40EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
461.325DMRMO40EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
461.775DMRMO40EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
466.325DMRMO40EDF Renewables Services, Inc.WRFY258RicevilleIGApplicant is a wind farm, radios coordinate staff & safety.
451.4375DMRMO4HOWARD WINNESHIEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLSWPTV280CRESCOIGPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
456.4375DMRMO4HOWARD WINNESHIEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLSWPTV280CRESCOIGPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
456.5375DMRMO4HOWARD WINNESHIEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLSWPTV280CRESCOIGPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
464.75DMRFB2100HOWARD WINNESHIEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLSWPTV280CRESCOIGPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
464.75DMRMO45HOWARD WINNESHIEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLSWPTV280CRESCOIGPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
469.75DMRMO45HOWARD WINNESHIEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLSWPTV280CRESCOIGPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
156.135DMRMO100HOWARD, COUNTY OFKJF780PWGOVERNMENT ENTITY IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES AND HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE.
159.135DMRFB2100HOWARD, COUNTY OFKJF780Lime SpringsPWGOVERNMENT ENTITY IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES AND HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE.
159.135DMRFB2100HOWARD, COUNTY OFKJF780SARATOGAPWGOVERNMENT ENTITY IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES AND HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE.
159.135DMRMO100HOWARD, COUNTY OFKJF780PWGOVERNMENT ENTITY IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES AND HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE.
464.3DMRMO45Langreck, DennisWROM668CrescoIGRadio system will be used to coordinate farming activities.
461.4375DMRMO40MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING INCWQNK329RICEVILLEIGMANUFACTURER. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, SECURITY, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES.
462.1375DMRMO40MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING INCWQNK329RICEVILLEIGMANUFACTURER. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, SECURITY, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES.
463.7125DMRMO40MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING INCWQNK329RICEVILLEIGMANUFACTURER. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, SECURITY, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES.
463.9125DMRMO40MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING INCWQNK329RICEVILLEIGMANUFACTURER. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, SECURITY, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES.
464.4625DMRMO40MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING INCWQNK329RICEVILLEIGMANUFACTURER. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, SECURITY, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES.
464.6625DMRFB240MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING INCWQNK329RICEVILLEIGMANUFACTURER. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, SECURITY, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES.
469.6625DMRMO40MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING INCWQNK329RICEVILLEIGMANUFACTURER. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY MAINTENANCE, SAFETY, SECURITY, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES.
461.5625DMRFB240Upper Iowa Beef, LLCWRNP802Lime SpringsIGBeef processing facility. Radios and equipment will be used to coordinate daily communications on and around facility.
461.5625DMRMO5Upper Iowa Beef, LLCWRNP802Lime SpringsIGBeef processing facility. Radios and equipment will be used to coordinate daily communications on and around facility.
466.5625DMRMO5Upper Iowa Beef, LLCWRNP802Lime SpringsIGBeef processing facility. Radios and equipment will be used to coordinate daily communications on and around facility.
451.3125DMRMO45Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpringsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
452.2375DMRFB250Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpingsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
452.2375DMRMO45Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpingsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
452.8375DMRMO45Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpringsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
456.3125DMRMO45Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpringsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
457.2375DMRMO45Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpingsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
457.4875DMRMO45Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpringsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
457.8375DMRMO45Vestas American Wind TechnologyWQWT339Lime SpringsIGWind turbine. Radios will be used to coordinate maintenance, safety, security and administrative operations and activities.
468.2875NXDNMO45FANGMAN, STEVEWRVU434ELMAIGGRAIN PRODUCTION OPERATIONS; BUSINESS COMMS.
468.9NXDNMO45FANGMAN, STEVEWRVU434ELMAIGGRAIN PRODUCTION OPERATIONS; BUSINESS COMMS.
156.195P25MO50HOWARD, COUNTY OFWQMN376DAVIS CORNERS US63 &PWAPPLICANT IS A COUNTY. RADIO WILL BE USED FOR THE OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES OF THE COUNTY

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Trunked Frequencies

3 trunked frequencies including 3 DMR digital scanner frequencies are included in the table below. Trunked radio systems utilize a data channel and multiple voice frequencies. Frequencies are listed in the order of DMR -> NXDN -> P25 and sorted within each frequency type by Entity Name.

Notice: To allow practical viewing of the table below, some data columns are removed on smaller display widths. If you are seeing this message, some columns are removed from the table. To see all columns, view this webpage on a display that allows a browser window width of at least 1,000 pixels.

FrequencyFrequency in Megahertz (MHz)
TypeClass Station Code (Transmitter Type)

MO – Mobile (includes handhelds)
FB – Base
FB2 – Mobile Relay (conventional repeater)
FB6 – Private Carrier for Profit
FB8 – Centralized Trunk Relay (Trunked System)
FBT – Temporary Base
FX1 – Control Station (Possibly Dispatch Center)

Click here for a list of all codes.
PwrMax Output Power of Transmitter, Watts

Used to determine strength of RF signal and the likelihood of receiving the frequency
Entity NameThe licensee of the frequency.
Call Sign
& LOC#Click the hyperlink to view full license information on the FCC website. The frequency location (site) number is listed below the call sign.
CityThe general location of the transmitter. Many licenses do not include this information—in such cases, the field will be blank.
SrvcRadio Service Code

Common examples:

PW - Public Safety, Conventional
IG - Industrial/Business, Conventional
YG - Industrial/Business, Trunked
YE - Public Safety, Trunked
SY - Public Safety, Trunked 700 MHz
Codes beginning with "Y" indicate trunked systems.

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Eligibility ActivityThis description is useful for determining the purpose and use of the radio frequency.
464.7875DMRFB640Ancom Communications, Inc.WQKF231
LOC 1
RICEVILLEIGCOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. RADIOS WILL BE USED TO PROVIDE RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES FOR PROFIT.
855.3375DMRFB2C100INTERSTATE POWER & LIGHT COMPANYWQCT231
LOC 1
CrescoYOApplicant is engaged in the generation distribution and transmission of electricity. Radios will be used to coordinate official activities and promote safety
856.7875DMRFB2C70INTERSTATE POWER & LIGHT COMPANYWQCT231
LOC 1
CrescoYOApplicant is engaged in the generation distribution and transmission of electricity. Radios will be used to coordinate official activities and promote safety

These results were updated with the latest information from the FCC on Sunday, July 14, 2024 at 9:30pm CDT.

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