Essa Fire

emercer

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Noticed some digital noise on the Essa Fire frequency yesterday.
Just wondering if the are switching to DMR like other departments in Simcoe County?
 

mikewazowski

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Yes, the system was up and running about a month ago for testing. Two site DMR system from Kenwood.

I've currently got the system sitting in Staging waiting for the switchover.

The Angus site is on 152.945MHz beaconing away.
 

OntFF221

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The new Essa system was called for in their Fire Master plan years ago - glad to hear they've gone ahead with it!
 

emercer

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I bought a DMR radio just so I could pick up New Tec Fire. It's amazing the difference in audio quality. Hopefully the CC and TG info will be posted soon. I assume that the frequencies will stay the same. New Tec Fire changed system but the frequencies stayed the same.
 

emercer

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Yes, the system was up and running about a month ago for testing. Two site DMR system from Kenwood.

I've currently got the system sitting in Staging waiting for the switchover.

The Angus site is on 152.945MHz beaconing away.

Thanks for the info. :)
 

mikewazowski

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Looks like radio programming has started and the repeaters are beaconing away.

They've got Talker alias enabled on some of the radios as well
 
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