New Takk-group scheme and designators in Chesterfield

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photone

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Looks like Chesterfield Fire has revamped it's talk-groups, moving from 'Fire Dispatch' and 'Rescue Dispatch' to 'North' and 'South'

From what I can gather from monitering them, old 'Rescue Dispatch' is now 'South Branch Dispatch' and old 'Tac-6' is now 'North Branch Dispatch' I don't believe any new Talk Groups have been added, usage and designators just changed.

Rob
 

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I can find out, but I believe that this is specifically for the storm-related response. I know that this has been done in the past.

During Gaston and Isabell, Fire Disp and EMS Disp were patched together, calls were dispatched there, and then assigned to be handled on one of four TAC's.
 

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I noticed today that there wasn't much traffic on 154.16. I heard some tones but a voice never followed. Earlier this morning I did hear some voice though.
 

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I confirmed that the North/South designation was for the storm only, no permanant changes in place.
 

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The 154.160 patch can act unusally sometimes when these special situations occur. If this VHF freq was not being utilitized, it was not part of the overall scheme, rather, just a by-product of the system.
 
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