Wildfire Freqs

bhall7

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Anyone know what frequencies are in use for whenever there’s a wildfire? There’s an active fire right now in Utah Valley, and is like to monitor the progress of their efforts.

I found 127.4750, which seems to be the air coordinator “Air Tac” channel.

Thanks!
 

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I’ve also discovered quite a bit of tactical air fire activity this afternoon on the Battle Creek Fire on 122.9250.
 

N7OLQ

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I'm hearing activity on: (not sure it is for that fire, I have not been listening long enough.
173.625
168.6125
154.310
168.350
122.925
 

N7OLQ

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I used Sentinel to create a mega Favorites List with every possible fire freq or talkgroup. I always felt Like I was missing radio traffic for big fires, and now I know I was. This is what it looks like in Sentinel:
fireList.png
 

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168.65 nfm Aviation National Flight following
168.625 nfm Aviation Air Guard
123.975 am air tanker base

there are several TFR’s in place for Utah for fire fighting, these are air attack frequencies for the specific fires, listen to these for more air to air , and air to ground frequencies.

127.425 am
124.575 am
133.975 am
118.925 am

73, Rex
 

bhall7

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I used Sentinel to create a mega Favorites List with every possible fire freq or talkgroup. I always felt Like I was missing radio traffic for big fires, and now I know I was. This is what it looks like in Sentinel:
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Brett, thanks for sharing your approach. I also created a "mega fire" list similar to the one above. I noticed that it did have a lot of duplicates (both individual frequency duplicates across agencies and within agencies with distinct tones, etc.). I manually cleaned up the duplicates (with the help of duplicate finding tools in FreeSCAN), and in most cases just left the frequencies without tones (to monitor a wider range of agencies).
 
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