Lambton EMS?

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What frequency does Lambton EMS operate on? I see their talkgroup on the province-wide system but they only use one talkgroup for their ops?! Also, does Fleetnet ever plan on going to an all digital system. Thanks.
 

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Lambton EMS is indeed on Fleetnet, using talkgroup 35168. They use the Wallaceburg Tac talkgroups to patch to the hospitals. As for Fleetnet going 100% digital this has been rumored more than once. The current Fleetnet contract with Bell is up for renewal in 2014 (or somewhere thereabouts) and there is a lot of people speculating that Fleetnet could/would/might be upgraded for full digital 9600baud trunking at that point. But as always take it with a grain of salt. Such an upgrade would be hugely expensive and the powers that be may have a hard time justifying the cost in this day and age. Although on the flipside Fleetnet is already pushing 10 years old and by today's standards is using essentially obsolete hardware.
 
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