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Anyone els hearing a OPP heli flying over fields finding pot plants? Im in chatham kent and picking up sim 11 really clear

Just wondering if its in chatham kent or lambton county
And im only hearing one side of the convo. Just the choppers side of it all. Cant hear the guys on the ground. Red and Blue teams putting pink markers in the fields
 
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They must of been in lambton then eh? The laast 5 things i herd.. most was static then the heli would come in clear.. So im guessing them static parts were ground units
 

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travelling down the 401 on sunday, the cops where using 1TAC04 in the airplane radioing down to the cars catching speeders at Percy road exit
 

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Hi Muxlow i tried pm you but im having trouble doing that for some reason. Anyway i have a pro96 that im currently using, and have an old pro31 im using for my fire toneouts and dispatch, also have an Bearcat mobile i bought when OPP switched over last, before that i had a cystal handheld when Opp was using 42.000, 46.000 channels something like that.
 

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whats the freq foro opp in toronto watchin the 400 series hiways
This system:
http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=861
Sites # 9, 39 & 40 for starters using these talkgroups:


8656 21d D 1OPS38 Aurora 5Bravo (5A GHQ units, 5X/5W Highway Rangers, 5L 407 units) Law Dispatch
8672 21e D 1OPS39 Burlington 5Charlie Law Dispatch
8704 220 D 1OPS41 Cambridge 5Echo Law Dispatch
8720 221 D 1OPS42 Downsview 5Foxtrot Law Dispatch
8736 222 D 1OPS43 Niagara 5Golf Law Dispatch
8752 223 D 1OPS44 Port Credit 5India Law Dispatch
8768 224 D 1OPS45 Whitby 5Kilo Law Dispatch
8784 225 D 1OPS46 Spare (Future Use) Law Dispatch
8800 226 D 1OPS47 Spare (Future Use) Law Dispatch
8816 227 D 1OPS48 Spare (Future Use) Law Dispatch
8832 228 D 1OPS49 Spare (Future Use) Law Dispatch
As well as:

9440 24e D 1TAC05 Tactical 5 (Orillia Comm Centre) Law Tac
9456 24f D 1TAC06 Tactical 6 (Orillia Comm Centre) Law Tac
9472 250 D 1TAC07 Tactical 7 (Orillia Comm Centre) Law Tac
9488 251 D 1TAC08 Tactical 8 (Orillia Comm Centre) Law Tac
9504 252 D 1TAC09 Tactical 9 Law Tac
9520 253 D 1TAC10 Tactical 10 Law Tac


And these conventional frequencies:

410.41250 415.41250 R 107.2 PL OPP URBAN 01 Urban Repeater FM Law Dispatch
410.86250 416.31250 R 123.0 PL OPP VR 01 Vehicular Repeater FM Law Dispatch
411.02500 411.02500 M 162.2 PL OPP DOG Canine Units FM Law Tac
411.31250 416.51250 R 107.2 PL OPP VR 02 Vehicular Repeater FM Law Dispatch
411.51250 415.86250 R 136.5 PL OPP VR 03 Vehicular Repeater FM Law Dispatch
411.81250 416.81250 R 141.3 PL OPP VIP RPT VIP Repeater FM Law T
148.76500 148.76500 BM OPP SIM 11 Com Centre Simplex Frequency FMN Law Dispatch
 
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Don't forget the Search option is your friend. Comms with the OPP helicopter and airplane have been brought up many many times in the past months.
 
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One of the two Eurocopters, C-FOPP is in Eastern Ontario today, helping search for two missing children in the Alexandria area. See "OPP, military search for 2 missing boys in eastern Ont" at http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2008/09/16/ot-leger-080916.html.

According to MTrunker32 which I have on Zone 2 Site 2 (CRNWAL) they are using 2TAC04 (9424) with SIM-11 (148.765 MHz.) patched into it. No fancy tactical callsigns today, C-FOPP is identifying itself simply as "Helecopter" and their main contribution seems to be their FLIR.

One odd thing; the audio through Fleetnet seems delayed about 1/2 second from SIM-11, making it difficult to follow and compare the two. My way around this was to tune SIM-11 on my Icom IC-PCR2500 and route the audio through its USB interface to the PC speakers, rather than use the receiver's internal speaker. The latency of this audio path added enough delay that the two signals were more or less in sync.

I imagine they are also on Zone 2, Site 34 Vankleek Hill (VANKLK) but the (discriminator tapped) PRO-2006 I use to monitor the control channel and the PRO-2096 I use for the P-25 voice channels are just using their whip antennas inside the house, so I can only receive my local Site 2 on them.

I'm also monitoring the local Unicom frequency, 122.775 MHz. (Cornwall Regional Airport in Summerstown) but there's no sign of them there. I have no idea who they are talking to on the aeronautical band but they have to be there somewhere.

Hope this helps with another piece of the puzzle regarding OPP helicoptor ops.
 

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Its drug time

OPP have been searching cornfields down here in Lambton hunting for weed, on the same freqs.

FLIR is used to see the infared signature that marijuana gives off
 

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I could be mistaken here, I'm not @ home to lookup the Unicom frequencies, but shouldn't it be 122.8 instead?

I'm also monitoring the local Unicom frequency, 122.775 MHz. (Cornwall Regional Airport in Summerstown) but there's no sign of them there. I have no idea who they are talking to on the aeronautical band but they have to be there somewhere.

Hope this helps with another piece of the puzzle regarding OPP helicoptor ops.
 

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OPP have been searching cornfields down here in Lambton hunting for weed, on the same freqs.

FLIR is used to see the infared signature that marijuana gives off

The plants do not give off a signature. FLIR is used to find heat sources like kids in the bush or heat being pumped out of a grow room or a hot spot in the house.
 
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According to "Canadian Airport Charts (Airport Diagrams)" published by Nav Canada at:

http://navcanada.ca/ContentDefiniti...rportCharts/CanadianAirportCharts_current.pdf

Page 220 of 545 shows Cornwall Regional Airport's Unicom frequency as 122.775 MHz., and I am hearing traffic from there at this time. Just not C-FOPP. But the search area is more than 5 NM from Cornwall Regional, so maybe that's why not hearing them. I have heard both OPP and RCMP helicopters on 122.775 previously while they were in this area, so that is why I went there first. Next time I'll also try 126.7.

Cornwall Regional might have been on 122.8 in the past, but they've been on 122.775 for some time now.

This publication from Nav Canada is a great guide for air band listeners. Just be aware that, like many aeronautical publications, a new one appears every 56 days. The current one is valid to 25 Sep 2008.
 

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The plants do not give off a signature. FLIR is used to find heat sources like kids in the bush or heat being pumped out of a grow room or a hot spot in the house.

Ok, you ARE correct


weed grows hotter than corn (that would be a signature wouldn't it?)

Kids in a bush, poor parenting
 

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According to "Canadian Airport Charts (Airport Diagrams)" published by Nav Canada at:

http://navcanada.ca/ContentDefiniti...rportCharts/CanadianAirportCharts_current.pdf

Page 220 of 545 shows Cornwall Regional Airport's Unicom frequency as 122.775 MHz., and I am hearing traffic from there at this time. Just not C-FOPP. But the search area is more than 5 NM from Cornwall Regional, so maybe that's why not hearing them. I have heard both OPP and RCMP helicopters on 122.775 previously while they were in this area, so that is why I went there first. Next time I'll also try 126.7.

Cornwall Regional might have been on 122.8 in the past, but they've been on 122.775 for some time now.

This publication from Nav Canada is a great guide for air band listeners. Just be aware that, like many aeronautical publications, a new one appears every 56 days. The current one is valid to 25 Sep 2008.

Link not working :-(
 
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The link worked for me, but maybe it's in my browser cache or something. I pasted in the entire link, it's the Radio Reference forum software that abbreviated it. OK, the long way;

Go to navcanada.ca
Select "English"
Left edge, under "Products and Services",
Select the sixth bullet "Canadian Airport Charts (airport diagrams)

Be patient, especially if you're not on high speed. Covering every airport in Canada, it's 545 pages and 59,694 MB in size. It is also incomplete; it only lists frequencies used at the airport, not the Area Control Centre, (except Departure) Flight Service Stations or remote comm sites. But I still find it very useful.

It's all in the TAFL as well, but I'm sure everyone here already knows about that. The Nav Canada publication tells you what the frequency is actually used for.

Also, I consulted an old (1999) Montreal VFR chart; Cornwall Regional Airport was using 122.350 MHz. back then, prior to adopting their current 122.775 MHz Unicom frequency.
 
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