Eastern CT Fire, EMS, and Police, and CT State Police
Eastern CT Fire, EMS, and Police, and CT State Police
Fire, EMS, and PD frequencies in Eastern CT (New London, Windham & Tolland counties). Trunked systems: CT State Police Digital Trunked system (Troops C,D,E,F,H,K); Digital Trunked System for Waterford, New London, and East Lyme; Groton Sub-Base.
Status: The receiver has been upgraded to a Radio Shack PRO-197, broadcasting alpha tags.
Most non-trunked Fire and EMS frequencies in Eastern CT. This includes New London County in Southest CT as well as Windham and Tolland counties in Northeast CT. Receiving equipment located in the Northeast section of Norwich, CT. Includes dispatch, operations, fireground, tactical, back-up and intercity frequencies. Also crossband, mobile repeater and RF link frequencies are scanned. This is a good feed to hear low power tactical chanels in and around the Northeast (Taftville / Occum) section of Norwich. Area PD frequencies also, including the CT State Police Digital Trunked System (Troops C, D, F, H, K). This feed includes all local, regional, and statewide interoperability frequencies available for use in Eastern CT (i.e. STOCS) I would like this feed to be what the listeners want. Feel free to make suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At this time I have limited reception of Groton and and do not receive New London. Waterford's new digital trunked system is not received on this equipment, but the full simulcast on 33.94 is.
During certiain active incidents, this link may be locked onto channels pertaining to such incidents.
Specific information for frequncies received on this link: City of Norwich Fire Department- All career dept. which covers the City Consolidated District (Downtown urban core; 3.5 square miles). They are dispatched on 154.205 (158.985 repeater input). They operate on this frequency for medical calls, MVA's etc. All incidents where three or more units are operating utilize a low power tactical channel for on-scene communications. Tac 1 (158.8125) is the primary frequency used. Alternate tactical channels are Tac 2 (154.205 direct) and Tac 3 (151.040). The five surrounding districts in Norwich are covered by five separate volunteer companies. They are dispatched and operate on 33.66 and utilize the low power tactical channels for on-scene communications. Norwich Police primarily use Channel 1 for their operations (39.90). Channel 2 (39.86) is the backup when needed. They also utilize tactical channels for special operations (155.19 & 155.55). Ambulance service for the City is provided by American Ambulance Service Inc., a commercial ambulance company. All of their EMS operations take place on 155.22. These operations include emergency calls as well as routine transports which they provide for a large geographical region. They also utilize channel 2 (153.455) for their wheelchair van operations and as a backup to channel 1 when needed.
The Town of Preston (Preston City & Poquetanuck FD's) and the Town of Ledyard (Ledyard & Gales Ferry FD's, Ledyard Vol. Ambulance) are dispatched by the Ledyard Emergency Communication Center (Station "R"). All FD calls are dispatched on 33.58, Ledyard Ambulance is dispatched on 453.925. A new frequency (460.3375) is also being utilized. All of these frequencies are used in different manners for different situations by all departments. The Ledyard Police Department is technically dispatched by CT State Police Troop E on their digital trnking system. However, they communicate quite regularly with LECC on 453.8375. Preston EMS is handled by the FD's. Preston is covered by CSP Troop E.
The Town of Montville FD's are dispatched my "Station M" in Montville. They utilize a high-band repeater system which incorporates two main transmitters located in separate areas in town (151.0025 & 159.3525 outputs). The Mohegan Tribal FD, located in the Town of Montville, covers the Mohegan Reservation and Mohegan Sun Casino. They utilize the facilities 900mhz trunked system as well as their own low-band system (33.04). They are dispatched by the Mohegan Tribal Dispatch (Station U). Normally, all FD transmissions are simulcasted on 33.04. The Town of Montville PD is dispatched by Troop E on their digital trunked system. They communicate with Station M on 159.3675.
The frequency 33.80 mhz is used to to dispatch virtually all fire and E.M.S. agencies located in Windham and Tolland Counties. Agencies located in northern and western New London county which are dispatched by Quinebaug Valley and Colchester dispatch centers respectively are also dispatched on this frequency. This incorporates numerous agencies that are located throughout 37 different cities and towns.
Quinebaug Valley(QV) dispatch center dispatches 38 different Fire and EMS agencies located in 17 different towns throughout windham county and northern New London County. All of their dispatching is done on 33.80 as well as an alpha page system. their main operating frequencies are 460.60(repeater out) for fire and EMS; 33.90 for fire; 33.88 for EMS; 453.375 for some of the North Towns. They also utilize numerous other cross-band, link, and tactical frequencies. Vist their website, www.qvec.org for detailed information on the frequencies, as well as the towns and departments covered. Most towns in their area are serviced by the CT State Police Troops E and D.
Willimantic Dispatch(WW) dispatches fire and EMS for Willimantic / Windham and other surrounding towns. They primarily operate on 460.625(Willimantic career fire); 33.64(Windham area depts), and 33.90. Willimantic is served by their own PD. Most of the Windham area tows are protected by CSP. They also dispatch the Town of Franklin FD on 33.72 mhz.
The Town of Waterford is served by a combination Volunteer/Career Fire Dept. They currently are dispatched and operate on a new digital trunked system as does the PD, which is not received at this location. However, all FD transmissions are currently simulcast on their old low band frequency of 33.94 which is received by this feed.
I currently do not have the ability to receive any FD or PD transmissions from the City of New London which both operate on UHF(450) systems. There is a feed providing New London FD.
The town of Groton CT is covered by multiple fire departments/fire districts, made up of a combination of career and volunteer personnel. They are all dispatched by Groton Fire Alarm. GFA utilizes a multiple channel (Tac Channels) high-band system. All fire and EMS calls are dispatched on Tac 1 (151.295). The majority of the time Tacs 1, 2 & 3 are used for most operations. This system is a simplex radiio sysyem. My location only receives GFA, and rarely if ever, receives mobile or on-scene communications. There is a very good Groton feed on Radio Reference.
North Stonington CT fire & EMS are dispatched by GFA but operate on their own frequencies; NSFD (151.235), NSAA (155.925). Both of these frequencies are repeater systems.
The following towns are dispatched by Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications (qvec.org) with law enforcement provided by the CT State Police: Sprague, Lisbon, Griswold, Voluntown, Scotland, Canterbury, Sterling, Chaplin, Hampton, Brooklyn, Killingly, Pomfret, Eastford, Thompson, & Woodstock. Some of these towns have more than one fire district and all are Volunteer. The town of Plainfield fire is also dispatched by QV, but has it's own PD which operates on 453.85.
The town of Putnam has two districts: East Putnam, which is dispatched by QV and serviced by CSP, and the Special Service District which is covered by the Putnam PD (159.09 simplex). The FD is dispatched by station WA in Putnam, which is also the same dispatch center as the PD. The FD is dispatched on 33.80 mhz and operates on 154.355.
Colchester Emergency Communications (KX) dispatches Fire and E.M.S. for the Town of Colchester that primarily operates on 33.82 mhz. They also dispatch the towns of: Bozrah, Salem (Salem & Gardner Lake Depts.), Hebron and Lebanon; all of which primarily operate on 33.90 mhz. They also dispatch the Towns/Departments: East Haddam, East Hampton, Haddam Neck, and the Middlesex Hospital paramedics.
CT State Police Recived on this feed: Troops: C,D,E,F,H,K