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cstockmyer

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Can someone straighten this one out? Douglas county is listed under both DTRS and non digital, so witch ones right? Or are they doing the Englewood thing and transmitting on both?
 

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cstockmyer said:
Can someone straighten this one out? Douglas county is listed under both DTRS and non digital, so witch ones right? Or are they doing the Englewood thing and transmitting on both?
151.115 is station dispatch but all ops are on DTRS, just like occurs on 154.070, 154.340, 460.525, 460.550 etc.

Englewood is also on DTRS as well, simucast on the old VHF freqs at times but not all the time.

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So then we should not pay attention to the new adds of
856.26250 856.26250 KNHK850 RM Douglas County Fire Fireground Channels 4 & 12 (P-25) FM
857.26250 857.26250 KNHK850 RM Douglas County Fire Fireground Channel-8 (P-25) FM
858.26250 858.26250 KNHK850 RM Douglas County Fire Fireground Channels 6 & 14 (P-25) FM

Do I have that right?
 

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cstockmyer said:
So then we should not pay attention to the new adds of
856.26250 856.26250 KNHK850 RM Douglas County Fire Fireground Channels 4 & 12 (P-25) FM
857.26250 857.26250 KNHK850 RM Douglas County Fire Fireground Channel-8 (P-25) FM
858.26250 858.26250 KNHK850 RM Douglas County Fire Fireground Channels 6 & 14 (P-25) FM

Do I have that right?
No those are just simplex firegrounds, so if your in about 2 miles of the incident those are assigned for then it would be good to listen with a good 800Mhz gain antenna, otherwise not really worthwhile.

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jimmnn said:
No those are just simplex firegrounds, so if your in about 2 miles of the incident those are assigned for then it would be good to listen with a good 800Mhz gain antenna, otherwise not really worthwhile.

Jim<
Oh ok now I get it. Thanks Jim!
 

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While we're on this - is Castle Pines EMS dispatched by Douglas County?
 

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While we're on this - is Castle Pines EMS dispatched by Douglas County?
No there is no formal recognized Castle Pines EMS, Castle Pines Emergency Services provides medical and security responses to the home owners but they have there own dispatch center and are not a PSAP, so if they receive a call for assistance they forward it to Metcom or DCSO. But they also monitor DCSO and Metcom and often respond to calls in there area to assist and of course are co-located with Station 39 off Happy Canyon.

Although there is talk of incorporation within the next few years, so will be interesting to see.

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Sort of along the same vein, I find it interesting that South Metro fire "changed names" to Metcom, started their own dispatch center yet at times share fire grounds with DCSO. Metcom FD dispatch may state go to Ops xx, only I find it's not their ops channel they went to but Douglas County's instead. ~grin~ At least they are interoperable!
 

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jimmnn said:
No there is no formal recognized Castle Pines EMS, Castle Pines Emergency Services provides medical and security responses to the home owners but they have there own dispatch center and are not a PSAP, so if they receive a call for assistance they forward it to Metcom or DCSO. But they also monitor DCSO and Metcom and often respond to calls in there area to assist and of course are co-located with Station 39 off Happy Canyon.

Although there is talk of incorporation within the next few years, so will be interesting to see.

Jim<
Great, thanks. I will separate them into a different subcategory than "Douglas County" in the database.
 

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"151.115 is station dispatch but all ops are on DTRS, just like occurs on 154.070, 154.340, 460.525, 460.550 etc. "
..................etc.????

Do Tell Jim do you have a complete list of these??
 

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jeffreyinberthoud said:
"151.115 is station dispatch but all ops are on DTRS, just like occurs on 154.070, 154.340, 460.525, 460.550 etc. "
..................etc.????

Do Tell Jim do you have a complete list of these??
Jeffery,

I haven't looked specifically, but those conventional freq.s I believe are listed for each town/city in their respective counties. Such as the 154.070 is Denver (FD I think) simulcast or/and tone out.

The one small thing I've noticed is that at times those conventional channels get the dispatch or traffic quicker than than what they put out on the state's TRS.

`Doug
 
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