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    Forest Service and Repeaters

    Direct or Simplex use is the primary method of communications on the STF, as directed by the 2020 Radio Use Guide. Repeater use is secondary as needed.
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    Bobcat Incident: Cogswell Reservoir, W fork San Gabriel River

    The dividing line is ROUGHLY the Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2). This should help:
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    Bobcat Incident: Cogswell Reservoir, W fork San Gabriel River

    You’re correct, they are on all kinds of interoperability lists. They were originally called White Fire 1, 2, and 3 in the OES/FIRESCOPE frequency world prior to 2005. After the Blue Ribbon Committee was put together to study issues with the 2003 Firestorm, it was decided that a major component...
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    Bobcat Incident: Cogswell Reservoir, W fork San Gabriel River

    You’re correct, they are using local frequencies for the incident. The VFIRE frequencies are not assigned by NIFC, they are CAL OES frequencies. The ordering point (GACC) and Comm Unit Leader coordinate their use.
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    Bobcat Incident: Cogswell Reservoir, W fork San Gabriel River

    Firing operation on Division Zulu 9/15/20
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    VFIRE27, What frequency?

    Probably meant VTAC37 - 154.4525
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    Helicopter Channels

    BDF Air/Ground 59 - 169.1125 BDF Victor - 136.000
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    No P25 reception

    Most of the San Bernardino system runs off simulcast sites in the valley area. I have a 996P2 and 536 and both don’t pick up much in the valley area due to the known issues with simulcast distortion. When I get up near Victorville and Adelanto, I do hear traffic on the non-simulcast sites.
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    BCDx96XT: Los Angeles City (STRS - Simulcast Trunked Radio System) Project 25 - Help

    LAFD is still primarily operating on their 800mhz analog system. Drop those frequencies into your scanner and you should be in business.
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    Need help with Nevada Highway Patrol Sites (locations) and quick keys for the BCD996XT

    I believe it says Brooks. The writing over it looks like Suncoast Casino.
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    Need help with Nevada Highway Patrol Sites (locations) and quick keys for the BCD996XT

    Henderson is part of the SNACC System. Here are their repeaters In that area.
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    Need help with Nevada Highway Patrol Sites (locations) and quick keys for the BCD996XT

    Try these to begin with for NHP (Nevada Shared Radio System)
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    BCD436HP

    Here is a good site that might help you with some of the issues you are having: http://new.marksscanners.com/536/436_536.shtml#cc_hits
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    CALFIRE

    As of last August, the following are the approved P25 radios:
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    CalFire Local Nets - an overview

    I can’t remember who contracts for dispatch services in MEU, so I can’t help you on that one. I don‘t believe they do any simulcast dispatching on any of the frequencies.
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    CalFire Local Nets - an overview

    For Mendocino, the CAL FIRE units are dispatched on Local and switch to the appropriate County Command Net for incidents in the LRA. SRA incidents remain on either Local or the assigned CAL FIRE Command Net. Also, Amador-El Dorado doesn’t dispatch anyone in Alpine County. TCU is the...
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    CalFire Local Nets - an overview

    Having spent my entire career in CDF Region 4, let me address those units specifically: Tulare Unit utilizes Local Net for dispatch. Any extended incident goes to the preassigned CAL FIRE Command Net(s). They do not dispatch for the Tule Indian Reservation. That is done by the Tulare County...
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