(((Stereo Feed))) Left = Wheeling Police, *** Right = Wheeling Fire.
WHEELING POLICE & FIRE STEREO FEED DESCRIPTION / NOTES
This feed is a stereo broadcast feed of the Police Department on the left channel and the Fire Department on the right channel. You can listen to just PD traffic by adjusting your sound balancer to the left or FD traffic by moving to the right - when it's in the middle you are listening to both simultaneously.
West Virginia Statewide Interoperability Radio Network (SIRN)
Project 25 Phase I - APCO-25 Common Air Interface Exclusive
Ohio County Simulcast Frequencies:
Wheeling City Public Safety (FD will be moving away from this system)
Motorola Type II Smartnet - Analog
Left Channel: Police Dispatch (Talkgroup DEC: 2191)[WV SIRN] Right Channel: Fire Dispatch (Talkgroup DEC: 16), TAC1 (Talkgroup DEC: 48), TAC2 (Talkgroup DEC: 80), TAC3 (Talkgroup DEC: 112), TAC4 (Talkgroup DEC: 144) and TAC5 (Talkgroup DEC: 176)[Wheeling City Public Safety]
The City of Wheeling is moving away from its own system and going to the West Virginia SIRN system. I will be updating my analog equipment as they make the change over. Wheeling PD has already moved to the new system.
Code 99 or "99": Unresponsive patient / cardiac arrest.
Code 18: DOA (Dead on Arrival).
E-T-O-H: Intoxicated person.
10-96: All hands / working fire (Companies responding know they will be working the incident instead of standing by and additional resources will be called out.).
2nd Alarm: Additional units above the "All hands" plus call outs from other platoons.
3rd Alarm: Additional units above the "All hands" plus call outs and mutual aid per the Incident Chief/Fire Chief.
" On the Air": Company is out driving in their district.
" Public Service Dispatch" or "Public Service Me": Call via telephone.
Box up: When a box up occurs all remaining available companies will move to central stations located in the city.
Tones / Radio Tests and Messages
Dispatch tone #1: Announcements / Medical Calls. (8 beeps at the same tone)
Dispatch tone #2: Structure Fire. (14 beeps with a alternating High/Low beep)
0800: Start of shift, announcement of day, shift working and who's the Duty Chief that day
0830: Radio testing of all the rigs in service that day plus all the portable radios that will be in use for that shift
1300: Dispatch tests, says "Testing 1 2 3"
1700: Dispatch tests. End of shift for non-24 hour personnel (Fire Chief, Inspectors, Investigators, Chief's Secretary, ect...)
2200: Evening radio check, each firehouse answers with station name and the name of the firefighter answering