483.11875 & 483.14375 (repeater inputs 3 Mhz higher) were both mentioned as temporary NFM frequencies for FDNY EMS recently.
The STA lists emissions as 11K0F3E, 8K10F1D, 8K10F1E, 8K70D1W.
Here is the letter from the City of NY requesting the STA:
Special Temporary Authorization
Due to the Corona Virus Outbreak, the City of New York is reques ted a verbal STA based upon the need
to improve emergency radio communications betw een the various public safety units under the
frequencies (483.11875 and 483.14375 MHz) associated w ith locations under call signs WQFH238 (FN
0008888331) and WQFH239 (FN 0008888331). The request for a 10-day verbal STA w as granted
effective April 2, 2020. The purpose of this STA is to have the standard 180-day duration, not just the 10
day expiration per verbal STA.
By this application, the New York City Fire Department (serving Fire and Emergency Medical Services ),
seeks to add tw o current frequencies, 483.11875 & 483.14375, as conventional c hannels to each location
on licenses WQFH238 & WQFH239.
The City of New York proposes to add frequencies 483.11875 & 483.14375 to the public safety licenses
WQFH238 & WQFH239 as analog conventional channels to allow New York City Fire Department to
more reliably communicate w ith its emergency responders w ithin its primary service area. Since 2001, the
City of New York has been licensed on call sign WPPU442 for trunked frequencies 483.11875 &
483.14375 at 225 w atts effective radiated pow er. In addition, no co-channel incumbent licensees are in
the New York City urbanized area, or New York State’s vast areas of rural land, so no licensees w ould be
affected by the proposed modification.
Therefore, the City of New York’s Fire Department request a grant of this special temporary authorization
(STA) requested for the above reasons. Please advise if any additional information is required.