The Town of Belchertown, MA is located in Hampshire County in Western Massachusetts. The police department transmits on 155.970MHz through an analog repeater system. Fire is a combination call/career force and currently transmits simplex on 158.820MHz (with plans to repeaterize in the near future). The fire department also provides paramedic-level EMS service for the community and mutual aid for surrounding towns when requested. All dispatching for all services is provided by a single local PD dispatcher who then turns control over to the FD ("396") for fire responses after the fire station is staffed by responding fire personnel.