Brevard/Palm Bay PD radio changes?

KI4LIV

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I overheard this morning Palm Bay PD calling for units to come into the stations for radio maintenance/service. Anyone aware of any changes that might require some reprogramming in the immediate future?
 

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Palm Bay FD is now being dispatched by their PD dispatch. They are no longer being dispatched by BCFR. It took effect 7/6/21.

 

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Is their "FD Primary" channel still labeled as "Primary" or is it now labeled as Dispatch?
 

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Not sure.

Talkgroup 1206, (09-066 is what they go responding to calls on and small incidents.
Talkgroup 1201, (09-061) is their station paging

1206 was originally labeled as Tac 6 (according to RR), and 1201 was labeled as primary, prior to changes being made to reflect the new changes. They are still using Tac 91 for the larger incidents.
 

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New CC for Brevard County North trunked 8/16/21 851.750
I've made this change to the dB. Good catch!

Just FYI, with EDACS systems, any freq can be a CC. They generally rotate through every so often. I don't know why they even bother in the db.
Absolutely correct. However, the Brevard system has <historically> only used the channels listed on the dB page. There are some changes afoot in Brevard... are they happening right now? Don't know - but I suspect sooner or later you are going to see more small nuances like what Whistler saw above.

doug
 

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I gotcha. What I meant about changing it in the database is that if you're monitoring an EDACS system, you already have all the freqs programmed anyways - it wouldn't matter if the cc changed.
 
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