Kudos to the folks behind IowaScanStream.com (“Streaming the Iowa Public Safety Bands to the World”). They didn’t stop with streaming audio (on USTREAM) of radio call traffic from the Des Moines police and fire departments. That’s just the old broadcast model, taken to the web.
They added a Twitter feed, manned by someone with a sense of humor (as much as good taste allows). Here are the tweets from the last couple of hours. I flagged a couple of my favorites.
“Police cautiously en route.” De-light-ful.
No idea what the business model is, or if there is one. Or how many people they have manning the scanners. Most of us don’t have time to listen but we can follow the madcap murder and mayhem thanks to IowaScanStream.com.