Friday, December 31, 2010

Breeze Shooters 10M Contests

The Breeze Shooters 10M ground wave contests start January 22.

PSK 31 Contest - January 22, 2011 from 1900EST to 0000EST
CW Contest - February 19, 2011 from 1900EST to 0000EST
SSB Contest - March 19, 2011 from 1900EST to 0000EST

They hold their net weekly every Monday at 2100EST on 28.480SSB

More information can be found at :

http://www.breezeshooters.net/html/groundwave_contest.htm

WASH 11th annual 2M contest

The 11th annual WASH 2 meter contest will be Saturday, January 8, from 1900-2300 EST (1/9/10 0000 - 0400 UTC). More information, and rules can be found at :

http://n3sh.org/wash_2m_contest_2011.htm

Hope to work you on the contest.

West Penn Hospital ER

West Penn Hospital ER was on Pittsburgh EMS Ch. 9 announcing their final goodbye and wishing the city EMS a Happy New Year. West Penn ER is now closed.

West Penn Hospital ER - 155.400 - PL 156.7 will be deleted on the next update.

Washington County PD changes

According to an article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette the following departments have been shut down by their municipalities.

Fallowfield Police Department - 155.640 PL 110.0 - #47-- will be deleted on next update
Hanover Police Department - 159.165 PL 123.0 - #45-- Will be deleted on next update

Supervisors from both townships had voted to disband the departments effective today.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Consol Energy Arena

I got to make it to a hockey game at Consol Energy Arena last night. Here are some of the frequencies in use.

216.100 - WFM - Comms for coordinating camera men.
461.3875 - MotoTrbo
461.6875 - MotoTrbo
463.4375 - MotoTrbo
464.500 - Simplex. talk about cameras. Possible HBO filming 24/7 series.
463.1375 - DPL 244 - Unknown
463.2125 - Unknown
463.5875 - DPL 244 - Unknown
467.7625 - DPL 023 - Unknown
151.805 - PL 156.7 - Simplex. Parking

I'm sure there is more.
467.7125 - PL 67.0 - Guest Services

467.7125 - PL 67.0 - Simplex. Guest Services
463.5875 - DPL

Monday, December 27, 2010

Bern DPW

Bern DPW - 155.940 - DPL 627

York County

York County is no longer using the VHF high band police frequencies, or the VHF low band fire frequencies. They are only on the UHF trunked system. I will delete the old frequencies on the next update.

Reading TRS

Reading TRS has been rebanded. New frequencies for the system : 851.300, 851.575, 851.825, 852.300 (control channel), 853.075, 853.325.

Some user IDs for the system :
1 - Reading DPW
2 - Water Department
8 - Reading DPW
223 - Reading HEAR
276 - Reading DPW
285 - Reading Parks
364 - Reading DPW
375 - Reading DPW
434 - Water Department
446 - Water Department Unit 24
524 - DPW Truck 29
751 - Water Department
1132 - Reading Citywide Help
1139 - Reading DPW
1309 - Reading Fire Dispatch
1348 - Reading EMS Dispatch
1570 - Water Department Unit 7
1709 - Reading EMS Dispatch
1710 - Reading Fire Tac 1
1711 - Reading Fire Tac 2
1846 - Water Department
1859 - Water Department backhoe 7
8193 - Reading Medic 1
8194 - Reading Medic 1
8195 - Reading Medic 2
8196 - Reading Medic 2
8197 - Reading Medic 4
8198 - Reading Medic 4
8204 - Reading Fire Car 2
8208 - Reading Fire Car 11
8210 - Reading Fire Car 8
8217 - Reading Rescue 1
8224 - Reading Fire Unknown
8229 - Reading Engine 9
8237 - Reading Engine 14
8238 - Reading Ladder 2
8241 - Reading Engine 2
8244 - Reading Rescue 1
8257 - Reading Engine 12
8265 - Reading Medic 1
8272 - Reading Fire Car 2
8278 - Reading Fire Car 8
8281 - Reading Fire Car 11
8287 - Reading Engine 14
8293 - Reading Engine 12
8298 - Reading Ladder 2
8733 - Reading Engine 13
8734 - Reading Engine 9
8736 - Reading Engine 3
8737 - Reading Engine 11
8756 - Reading Ladder 3
8759 - Reading DPW Truck 6
8765 - Reading Ladder 3 Portable
21355 - Reading EMS Tac 1

Homestead and West Homestead Fire

Homestead and West Homestead fire are now on Allegheny County East Zone fire. Dispatch on 470.3875 PL 123.0, and primary operations ch. 3 460.350 PL 179.9

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

TRMA Meeting

The TRMA meeting will be this Thursday (12/16) at 1930 at the King's in The Water Works. All are invited to join in.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Pages Updated

Updates for the following pages have been uploaded :

Allegheny County Communities
Allegheny County Dispatch By Zone
Allegheny County Fire And EMS Tones
K3FS Pittsburgh Area Scanning Page
K3FS Pittsburgh Area Scanning Page Updates

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Allegheny County North Zone

Allegheny County North Zone has been simulcasting 155.010 PL 114.8 and 495.0125 DPL 432 police.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Alleghenyb County South Zone

Allegheny County South Zone has now switched to 460.600 PL 118.8 - repeater for dispatch. This is South Fire Dispatch 1.

There are also new sets of tones for some departments. There has been heavy testing of tones today. Some tones are still going over 460.400, but this will no longer be used after the change over is complete.

Also active today is new South Public Safety - 460.200 PL 110.9 - repeater.

South Fire Ops 2 - 460.625 - PL 192.8 has been used today.

Other ops channels should be in use soon.