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WTF licenses freqs... FIRE/EMS


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Feb 13, 2011
Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Let me break this down...

Far north Idaho,

154.385 Licensed to 3 sites in one county
Next county over (I've done the path) is on 154.3925 Great path. Except, They are not together.......

This is analog.

Then lets go with another freq set....

Lets say you are on the Canadian border....

So lets license a city fire freq for.......

Ladd 1 (154.100)

Yes, the US Side. Main repeater output is 154.100.

I just shake my head, honesty I do. I have had to wait months to years to get Canadian approval for a freq pair, yet this was approved.


Dec 19, 2002
One of the tings I've learned about coordination along the border, is that if it looks too good to be true, the channel isn't in TAFL. Another thing is that VHF covers really well. Sometimes too well. I always recommend that people use one of the larger coordinators to pick the channel as they have the tools as well as the contacts to be successful.