Covers Fire & EMS for southwest Rhode Island and southeast CT. Includes Westerly Regional Dispatch Center, US Coast Guard, & Lifestar Medevac Helicopter.
This scanner feed covers Fire & EMS frequencies in the following towns:
RI:Westerly, Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton, Exeter, West Greenwich, South Kingstown (fire only, not EMS), and Block Island.
CT:Stonington and North Stonington.
Feed also includes:
Lifestar Helicopter Ops/Dispatch 155.385
Marine Channel 16 Emergency, Distress & Calling
Coast Guard Channel 21A Sector Southeast New England (waters from Watch Hill, RI to Cape Cod, MA)
Coast Guard Channel 83A Sector Long Island Sound (waters between Long Island and CT coastline)
Coast Guard Channel 23A Sector Long Island Sound (waters south of Long Island)
Air Emergency "Guard" Frequency 121.5
Air Search & Rescue Coordination Frequency 123.1
This feed is located in Hopkinton, RI. The scanner is a Uniden Bearcat 780XLT connected to a commercial grade dual dipole antenna mounted at 40 feet above ground. This feed has AC and antenna surge protection, UPS battery backup power, generator power (manual) and utilizes Verizon Fios internet for excellent uptime and reliability.
Many of the towns covered by this feed have multiple fire districts and/or EMS providers.
The individual Fire Districts / Fire Departments monitored by this scanner feed include: Westerly, Watch Hill, Misquamicut, Dunns Corners, Charlestown, Richmond-Carolina, Ashaway, Hope Valley, Exeter Vol Fire Companies 1 & 2, West Greenwich #1, Hianloland, Lake Mishnock, Kingston, Union Fire District, Pawcatuck, Wequetequock, Stonington Borough, Quiambaug, North Stonington, Block Island.
EMS agencies monitored by this feed include: Westerly Ambulance/Rescue, Ashaway Ambulance, Hope Valley Ambulance, Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue, Exeter Rescue, Stonington Ambulance, North Stonington Ambulance, Block Island Rescue.
Some of the dispatch centers covered by this feed operate using several dispatch frequencies. For example Westerly Regional Dispatch has 6 dispatch frequencies that they utilize for the 10 Fire/EMS agencies that they dispatch for. Therefore keep this in mind while listening as you may be hearing them in several conversations as they switch between frequencies.