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local channel of an incident

Post by slipknot »

Hi all.

Not sure where to look but was curious as to what simplex frequency the firies use as the incident channel for say a house fire?
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Heya,

Generally it's WAERN 354 (VHF Hi Band) however could be between 354-359 depending on other incidents in close proximity.

If mid band generally 99 when working with Airport Fire. Mid band HHs aren't common anymore.
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It could be between 354-369 really. And mid band 46-49 or 96-99 but as stated not common any more.

However if you are talking more on house fires, and career fire fighters they use UHF portables.
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Thanks guys!
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yorky wrote:It could be between 354-369 really. And mid band 46-49 or 96-99 but as stated not common any more.

However if you are talking more on house fires, and career fire fighters they use UHF portables.
Ahh ok, didnt know there was a uhf frequency........

are those UHF channels listed on WARSUG?
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http://warsug.info/warsug/frequencies/W ... 20v1-0.pdf

UHF chanels here FRS 1 and 2 generally used for SCBA operations.

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Thanks guys.

Did'nt know there was an inter agency channel either, do you ever hear the police on this anymore?
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Most of the time no. WAPOL also have SES 1 to 20 programmed into their vehicle and handheld radios.
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