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VHF digital radio system get nod from emergency workers in county

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Following a heated meeting last week, Hubbard County Sheriff Frank Homer said he will recommend the county purchase a VHF digital radio system, not a more expensive narrowband version many counties in the state have opted for.

And Homer regrets the decision has divided emergency responders who are split over purchasing an 800 megahertz system or the digital equipment as part of a mandated radio conversion that must be implemented by 2013.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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