Maxi taxi

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Maxi taxi

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Some were up gordie land or maybe sunderland
you receive both controler and phoner
second time i have heard control sending taxi and he gives name and adress and it a witness protection pick up to court carnt beleave name and address broadcast over the air
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Yes this is Macs taxis. They are based around Durham and it can be a real laugh hearing people book taxis. The thing that i dont get with Macs taxis is that whenever i hear them, they are always not able to have taxis booked, they more often than not say no. Remember once there was a chinese lady wanting a free, or heavily discounted, taxi and she was claiming they were very late and that she was stood at the door the whole time, even while phoning. :lol: If you had heard it, you would agree that she was wanting free or cheap taxis. She was never stood at the door. :o On another note, i also pick them up on another channel, although its an exact copy of the other one although one is clearer. :?:
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its right if a bloke phones no taxi or if its girls even minutes later they get one
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hi
wots the frequecy for them never heard of maxi taxi
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kath wrote:hi
wots the frequecy for them never heard of maxi taxi
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Listening to that frequency now, but haven't heard anything yet. Should I be able to receive them from Billingham on a handheld scanner?
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would doubt it its durham area saying that depends on your arial and scanner
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rayzor_uk wrote:would doubt it its durham area saying that depends on your arial and scanner
Handheld scanner with basic rubber antenna, I could always plug it into my 5 element and beam it towards Durham.
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I was 13 floors up in me grans flat (15 story high rise block of flats) in Stockton tonight and I took a radio to listen out for these

What with being so high up and pointing sort of towards the Durham area I thought I`d get them but never heard a thing on that freq.

I heard GB3CD from over towards Crook way and GB3IR from Ripon way so I know the radio hasn`t decided to go deaf on me lol
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I pick macs taxis up from a few miles from Newcastle with handheld and stock ariel. Good signal as well.
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Theres loads of lift on tonight and I can pick up Mac's here in Middlesbrough, it's rather funny listening to the calls lol, does anyone know how this works or what kind of system is in use there?
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What freq do they use thx
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Macs taxis. Based on the a181 near dragonville just outside of Durham city. Clear as a bell here in Hartlepool with Pro 2006 and discone in garden
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poolyboy81 wrote:Macs taxis. Based on the a181 near dragonville just outside of Durham city. Clear as a bell here in Hartlepool with Pro 2006 and discone in garden
You can get them in Hartlepool, I can't hear a thing here in Billingham, unfortunately.
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