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Old 04-30-2011, 4:29 PM
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Question FEMA Frequencies

Does anyone know of any frequencies that are being used by FEMA or National Guard?
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Does anyone know of any frequencies that are being used by FEMA or National Guard?
I don't know what is currently in use by FEMA in Alabama, but I would definitely search the 406-420 MHz federal band for FEMA activity.

There might also be National Guard and some FEMA activity in the 138-144 and 148-150 MHz bands, and check the 30-88 MHz low-band for National Guard activity.

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Old 05-01-2011, 10:38 AM
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I don't know what is currently in use by FEMA in Alabama, but I would definitely search the 406-420 MHz federal band for FEMA activity.

There might also be National Guard and some FEMA activity in the 138-144 and 148-150 MHz bands, and check the 30-88 MHz low-band for National Guard activity.

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Do you think that they are using digital in the 406-420 band, Chris? Or are they still analog.
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Do you think that they are using digital in the 406-420 band, Chris? Or are they still analog.
The FEMA UHF radios are normally all P-25 digital, most likely encrypted, from what my sources tell me...

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Old 05-01-2011, 3:42 PM
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Give this list a try it may be good or may not
http://www.radioreference.com/downlo...gency-1049.pdf
Some reason for me it opens and shows bottom blank area of page but scroll up for data. If link does not work go to Alabama page in database and use dropdown in Alabama State Agencies.
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Old 05-01-2011, 8:31 PM
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Try scanning 408.400, 418.050, 418.075, 418.575 as well. Any government agency can use those.
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Havent had a lot of time for frequency searching, I'll post anything I find.
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While FEMA does have radio equipment in some of their vehicles, the personnel that I have seen in recent weeks are using satellite phones. This is usually done when the communications infrastructure in their response area is torn down - as it is in the northern half of Alabama.
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Long removed from many of the NB and P25 radios, those were part of the Analog systems. YMMV tho

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Try scanning 408.400, 418.050, 418.075, 418.575 as well. Any government agency can use those.
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Old 05-25-2011, 5:43 PM
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Most of the FEMA personnel that I see in Alabama are using the same Southern LINC PTT phones that Alabama EMA uses on the Southern LINC system. Unfortunately, you can not scan this system.
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