New Chicago OEMC Public Safety - 800 MHz P25

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You are a beast at finding these! How are you determining which is what on the RIds? Just careful listening?

I updated the page to have headers so the table of contents renders as well
LOL...dedication! Both airports have an 0845 Hrs. daily radio test. Since yesterday was day one for O'Hare, the OCC made an announcement that all radios will be checked. Notepad was ready to go, and there you have it. Still more to go..if the city rigs receive O'Hare radios would be an example. In the past, surrounding companies were issued one "J Radio" for O'Hare incidents per company. Aviation Security hasn't migrated yet, as far as I can tell via Site-1. TMA's, Tow Trucks are a few others to watch for. My understanding is O'Hare Operations will be using the Tetra system that's being built out. They and the Motor Truck Drivers/Snowplows are using the UHF-T Trunking system, which they will have to abandon soon. Plenty of room on the trunking system too, time will tell.

I just looked at the page, seems a little more cluttered that way, at least to me. Others might disagree but that's ok. The RID's are in there for anyone who wants to update.
 

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All I did was replace the sections with header formatting characters which will now generate the table of contents (TOC) on top of the page automatically. I also repalced the spaces between the RIDs and description with the : to make it easier to copy.

At the rate you are going with finding these, these list will get longer and longer so the TOC and headers make it easier to navigate directly to sections. :)

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All I did was replace the sections with header formatting characters which will now generate the table of contents (TOC) on top of the page automatically. I also repalced the spaces between the RIDs and description with the : to make it easier to copy.

At the rate you are going with finding these, these list will get longer and longer so the TOC and headers make it easier to navigate directly to sections. :)

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Just a little programming tip if you're not already doing so, if close enough to O'Hare, program both Site 1 & 3. Midway also carries certain talk groups on Site 2 that Site 1 doesn't always carry, usually local...TMA's, MTD channels, Snow channels, Com channels and at times Security channel. You might hear additional talk groups by programming the O'Hare stand-alone site.
 

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All I did was replace the sections with header formatting characters which will now generate the table of contents (TOC) on top of the page automatically. I also repalced the spaces between the RIDs and description with the : to make it easier to copy.

At the rate you are going with finding these, these list will get longer and longer so the TOC and headers make it easier to navigate directly to sections. :)

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I added a couple confirmed RID updates. All Engine/ARFF/Battalion Chief/Ambulances/Training Officers have been confirmed over the past few days. 5-7-3 (Rehab Unit), I couldn't confirm so I deleted my original entry. If you happen to hear them, note the RID and update the WiKi and let me know. Look for additional companies to check in over the next few weeks that don't use the system regularly, sharp ear needed!
 

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I used your guidance and recorded the radio check via proscan logging this morning, so thanks for the tip.

At the end of the 845 one they said "switch to 53 for next check" or something like that. What did they switch to as I didn't hear anything else beyond that.

I was ID searching all 3 sites but maybe i don't have good reception being further north?
 

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I used your guidance and recorded the radio check via proscan logging this morning, so thanks for the tip.

At the end of the 845 one they said "switch to 53 for next check" or something like that. What did they switch to as I didn't hear anything else beyond that.

I was ID searching all 3 sites but maybe i don't have good reception being further north?
They were telling companies to switch to fireground for 2-7-3 for the radio test. Because of the short range of Fireground, 2-7-3 (Command Van) performs the radio test with O'Hare Companies. That's the simplex UHF frequency in the database. Unless you're close, you won't hear it.

I just want to add, O'Hare CFD talk group can also be heard on the Midway Airport stand-alone P25 site in Phase 2.
 

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5-7-3 (Rehab Unit), I couldn't confirm so I deleted my original entry. If you happen to hear them, note the RID and update the WiKi and let me know.
I was able to confirm 5-7-3 (RID 1343390) during the morning radio check this morning. WiKi updated.
 

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Still more to go..if the city rigs receive O'Hare radios would be an example. In the past, surrounding companies were issued one "J Radio" for O'Hare incidents per company.
Battalion 11 was delivering newly issued portables to his fire companies today. This coincides with the "J-Radio" issued companies. I'm sure more coming soon. WiKi updated, I added a new sub-category reflecting the city companies with assigned O'Hare Portables:

 

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I was able to confirm Stair Unit 6-3-5 radio ID this afternoon. Phase 2 is still being used on the CFD talkgroup, and it has affiliated at times with the Midway Airport stand alone site 2. Wiki has been updated.
 

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Heard some new activity today. TGID 2507 was ID'd by two CFD Training Officers as "testing on training channel". This was in Phase 2 also.

In addition, heard some key up's and testing on TGID's 2503, 2504, 2505. These were CPD RID's, but couldn't confirm what channel this was yet. This maps out as TGID's 2501-2505 as CPD talkgroups. I previously ID'd 2502 as Car-to-Car by the users. TGID's 2502-2507 has all been heard in Phase 2, CPD TGID 2501 is still using Phase 1.
 
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