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Does anyone monitor medical evac helicopters? It is kind of interesting to hear and with summer they be busy as ever.
 

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155.325 is PHI Air Medical Dispatch for
I'm still looking for Air Methods dispatch for Life Net 1 & 2 & Native 1
 

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I've heard Air Evac quite a bit on 155.325, but rarely anything interesting, typically something like 'Air Evac 1 headed for County Burn Unit, 2 family on board, 1 1/2 hours fuel'.

My scanner indicates some hits on Native Air on 464.025 and 861.4875 but I never heard anything where my ears perked up and I paid attention, so I don't really know what kind of traffic they have that I missed.

I'm not familiar with Air Methods or Life Net.
 

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I think Air Methods is the parent company of LifeNet and Native Air.
 

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I think Air Methods is the parent company of LifeNet and Native Air.
That is correct. Air Methods helicopters use different names in different regions. Air Methods bought Native Air a while back. In Southern Arizona, you can hear the aircraft on the Action Communications 3 trunked system. Others are conventional:
Diamond Point 464.35MHz
Globe 464.025MHz
Greens Peak 451.9625MHz
Mt. Ord 463.7875MHz
Towers Mtn. 452.075MHz

When the aircraft are out of radio range, they use their onboard satellite phones to communicate.
 

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I know that Banner Ironwood in San Tan Valley/Queen Creek has a helicopter that is dispatched all over the valley. It's the black and yellow helicopter you see flying around. I wonder if they have a radio frequency?
 

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you are right i listen in calif and they good to listen here for big accents here
if they have a major wreck in a rural county this call a copter to get the person to the closest hospital
 

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While we are discussing Native Air, has anyone noticed that 464.025 in the East Valley has not been active for over a month? About a month ago, I heard pilots talking on it stating that the repeater link to their dispatch center was not working. They stated that they needed to use Sat Phones to contact dispatch. Anyone know if they are working on brining this back online, or are they just moving to Sat Phones now? I am missing Native Air comms.
 

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I have heard Native 3 , 5 & 17
Is Native 1 & Life Net 1 on that frequency too with Air Com
or are they on a different Freq.
 

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Medevac traffic

After a month of monitoring from my QTH in Cordes Junction ....

Diamond Point 464.35MHz - AirComm in comms with Native flights (N3, N1). DPL 131. [Also noted Passport data burst likely from another site]
Globe 464.025MHz - not heard from here, but now have DMR system co-channel on Bill Williams. [Previously heard AirComm traffic while mobile in the East Valley with PL 136.5]
Greens Peak 451.9625MHz - not heard from here (duh :roll:)
Mt. Ord 463.7875MHz - CWID and Passport data burst and business traffic; no AirComm traffic noted
Towers Mtn. 452.075MHz - no CWID, no AirComm traffic from Towers. Business traffic another site in the Valley based on signal strength and locations given [I live line of sight to Towers, you would think I would hear something from Towers :confused:]

Native 4 and 14 are based in Yavapai; its been many years since I have heard any traffic from them; N4 was on an LTR system in Mt Elden (Flagstaff) and N14 was on a 800 Mhz Passport systemn on Squaw Peak (Camp Verde). I am assuming they use satphones now.
 

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Is 464.025 receivable in the West Valley? I've had it in one of my scanners for a few days now and have not heard anything, although I do most of my listening very late at night when I go to bed.
 

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Is 464.025 receivable in the West Valley? I've had it in one of my scanners for a few days now and have not heard anything, although I do most of my listening very late at night when I go to bed.
I have heard it many times as I've been driving all over the west valley. Using a BCT15X with a Dual Band VHF UHF 140-170 / 430-470MHz NMO Mobile Antenna mounted on the trunk.
 

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Thanks, I jist have to be listening at the right time, I guess to confirm that I can hear them at home. (I'm using a PRO-2020 with the stock telescopic antenna.)

John
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