Iowa Statewide Interoperability Communication System (ISICS)

powahayeagle

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I see that Des Moines has some talk groups being added to radio reference. Does anyone know when Des Moines will be making the swap over? Thanks.
 

Dockjockey53

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autovon

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Fremont County has been using those TGs more and more lately.
Fairly certain I found a Montgomery site, 774.80625. Will do a bit more listening before confirming.
Montgomery County did a radio check with Page on R4 CALL41 today, so they're getting spun up. Also pretty sure I heard Mills County doing the same.
 

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The deputy I talked about previously told me that Montgomery and Mills were set to come on in April. I have heard some new TG's but have not been able to lock them down (they're gone before I can get to the scanner). Hopefully will have Page, Fremont, Mills and Montgomery locked in by the end of the month. I've been keeping an eye on all the new TG's on the web sight.
 

wn0r

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Humboldt site is up. Repeater is active. Humboldt is using TG 32717 right now as they test radios with dispatch.
Occasionally there is some dispatch going on. Not sure if this is City or county yet.

Repeater has been running for 3 or 4 weeks with sporadic traffic.
Very busy this week...

Site: 2.46 NAC=4C1 BSI=CHANGEME ; Humboldt - Humboldt County

Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-1.35 ; Fort Dodge - Webster County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-1.55 ; Burt - Kossuth County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-1.56 ; Bradgate - Humboldt County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-2.40 ; Webster City - Hamilton County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-2.99 ; Eagle Grove - Wright County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-2.100 ; Belmond - Wright County

Channel 1-1384: 770.65625 BSI
Channel 3-1384: 770.65625-1 VOICE
Channel 3-1385: 770.65625-2 VOICE
Channel 1-1424: 770.90625 CC SCC
Channel 3-1424: 770.90625-1 VOICE
Channel 3-1425: 770.90625-2 VOICE
Channel 1-2004: 774.53125 CC SCC
Channel 1-2044: 774.78125 CC SCC
 

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Humboldt site is up. Repeater is active. Humboldt is using TG 32717 right now as they test radios with dispatch.
Occasionally there is some dispatch going on. Not sure if this is City or county yet.

Repeater has been running for 3 or 4 weeks with sporadic traffic.
Very busy this week...

Site: 2.46 NAC=4C1 BSI=CHANGEME ; Humboldt - Humboldt County

Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-1.35 ; Fort Dodge - Webster County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-1.55 ; Burt - Kossuth County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-1.56 ; Bradgate - Humboldt County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-2.40 ; Webster City - Hamilton County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-2.99 ; Eagle Grove - Wright County
Neighbor: BEE00.4C9-2.100 ; Belmond - Wright County

Channel 1-1384: 770.65625 BSI
Channel 3-1384: 770.65625-1 VOICE
Channel 3-1385: 770.65625-2 VOICE
Channel 1-1424: 770.90625 CC SCC
Channel 3-1424: 770.90625-1 VOICE
Channel 3-1425: 770.90625-2 VOICE
Channel 1-2004: 774.53125 CC SCC
Channel 1-2044: 774.78125 CC SCC
Okay, I took a look, and noted that this tower (NAC=4C1 - Site 2.46) is not listed in RadioReference's database of ISICS.

So a few questions come to mind. Is this new tower part of ISICS? Did the county have to pay for the tower, or did ISICS foot the bill?
 

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Seems that Cherokee county has started to migrate over. 22301 and 22306 were active today. Couldn't pin what is what quite yet but 22301 might be a fire tac from what it sounds like.
 

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So according to an ISICSB training video I just watched, there are three simplex frequencies that are sort of part of ISICS. And by "simplex," it sounded like he really meant simplex -- talked about short distances and keeping the traffic off of the system, etc. I grabbed this off of a screenshot, and it wasn't very clear. But it looks like they are labeled "7ITALK1D" "7ITALK2D" and "7ITALK3D." Anybody know what frequencies these would be? I don't look for them to be very active. In fact, we may never hear them being used. Just curious. Here's the video URL:
and I will attach a screenshot.
 

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radioboy75

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So according to an ISICSB training video I just watched, there are three simplex frequencies that are sort of part of ISICS. And by "simplex," it sounded like he really meant simplex -- talked about short distances and keeping the traffic off of the system, etc. I grabbed this off of a screenshot, and it wasn't very clear. But it looks like they are labeled "7ITALK1D" "7ITALK2D" and "7ITALK3D." Anybody know what frequencies these would be? I don't look for them to be very active. In fact, we may never hear them being used. Just curious. Here's the video URL:
and I will attach a screenshot.
Oh for Pete's sake. I should have just Googled it: https://isicsb.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/copy_of_2012-05_aka_isicsmc12-b_revised1_ics_217a_v2017_01_1.pdf
 

autovon

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Montgomery County switched to ISICS today. They did a nifty roll call on the new system.

Mills should be one of the last ones in the area to switch. It will be nice when they leave their disaster of a VHF system behind.
 

dotwhy

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Thank you for the info. Also talked to deputy sheriff of Fremont Co and they should be going online any day now as they are using two TG's. 30201 for Law and 30205 for County Fire. There will probably more TG's later.
New to this system and New scanner BCD436HP. How do you monitor these talk groups, or hear new broadcasts in Montgomery county?
 

mws72

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I have some RID ranges for state agencies and counties listed in the wiki.
I screwed up on the question I had been looking at SARA's DB & Wiki page

But yesterday in one of the few times I have been able to monitor ISICS. I was seeing RID 5700000 and prior listening would have that as the Linn Co. range. The comms. may me think this was actually Iowa Co. because they were referred to something in Iowa Co on I-80 as it was happening.
 
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