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Police Frequencies

All police radios in Warren County have been programmed with a standard channel layout so that all patrol cars are set up essentially the same. The only differences are channel 6, which is the local talk-around channel for the police department to bypass the repeater, and channel 7 which may be customized locally by each department.

Channel Name Frequency Agencies/Use
1) WCTAC-1 158.160 Inter-Agency Tactical Channel
2) PDNORTH 158.775 Blairstown Police
3) PDSOUTH 155.655 Lopatcong, Pohatcong, Alpha, Greenwich Police
4) PDEAST 154.875 Hackettstown, Mansfield, Independence Police
5) PDCNTRL 155.820 Washington Twp/Boro, Oxford, Belvidere Police
6) TLK-AROU - Local PD talk-around channel (bypasses repeater)
7) Open - Customized by each PD
8) SPEN-4 153.785 Statewide Police Emergency Network (inter-agency)
9) SPEN-1 154.680 Statewide Police Emergency Network
10) EMSDISP1 158.745 EMS High Band Dispatch
11) ALERT 159.180 Fire/EMS Alert Channel
12) SPEN-2 155.475 Statewide Police Emergency Network
13) SPEN-3 154.725 Statewide Police Emergency Network
PDPBURG 155.190 Phillipsburg Police


Fire Frequencies

All low band fire radios in Warren County have been programmed with a standard channel layout so that all fire apparatus is set up essentially the same. The only differences are channel 2, which is each fire company's local "fireground" channel, and channel 7, which is usually the EMS squad the fire company works with on fire calls. Vehicle to Dispatch Communications usually occurs on channel 1 (FIRE-1), with on-scene communications switched to the local fireground channel. Note that all fire companies in Warren County are alerted on high band frequency 159.180 with the exception of Phillipsburg.

Channel Name Frequency Agencies/Use
**ALERT** 159.180 County-Wide Fire & EMS Alert Channel
1) FIRE-1 46.140 County-wide low band vehicle to dispatch
2) Local - Locally zoned fireground channel (same as ch. 7,8,9 or 10)
3) FIRE-3 45.220 County-wide fireground channel 3
4) FIRE-4 46.120 County-wide fireground channel 4
5) Local - Customized for each FD (usually contains local squad)
6) FIRE-CMD 45.080 Fire Incident Commander to Dispatch
7) FIRENORTH 45.980 Locally zoned north fireground channel
8) FIRESOUTH 45.880 Locally zoned south fireground channel
9) FIREEAST 46.520 Locally zoned east fireground channel
10) FIRECNTRL 46.060 Locally zoned central fireground channel
F23 154.130 Harmony Fire Dept. dispatch and fireground
F94ALRT 153.845 Phillipsburg Fire/EMS dispatch "alert" channel
F94 153.770 Phillipsburg Fire Dept. fireground channel


EMS Frequencies

Most high band EMS radios in Warren County are programmed with a standard channel layout so that all ambulances are set up essentially the same in channels 1 through 6. All squads are alerted on the county-wide alert channel 159.180 with the exception of Phillipsburg. There is not a standard channel layout for low band EMS radios.

Channel Name Frequency Agencies/Use
**ALERT** 159.180 County-Wide Fire & EMS Alert Channel
1) EMSDISP1 158.745 Franklin, Mansfield, Independence, Oxford and Washington EMS vehicle to dispatch channel
2) WCTAC-1 158.160 Warren County inter-agency tactical channel
3) EMSTAC-3 155.235 County-wide EMS ground tactical channel 2
4) EMSTAC-4 158.940 County-wide EMS ground tactical channel 4
5) JEMS-3 155.280 NJ statewide EMS channel
6) SPEN-4 153.785 Statewide Police Emergency Network (inter-agency)
EMSSOUTH 45.400 Stewartsville EMS (South zone low band dispatch channel)
E21 46.560 Belvidere EMS
E46 37.980 Blairstown EMS
E74 46.540 Lopatcong EMS
E78 47.500 Hackettstown EMS
E94ALRT 153.845 Phillipsburg EMS "Alert" channel
E95 155.295 Allamuchy-Green EMS Vehicle to Dispatch
E83 158.940 Washington EMS ground channel
F94ALRT 153.845 Phillipsburg Fire/EMS dispatch "alert" channel
F94 155.265 Phillipsburg EMS ground channel
MEDEVAC 155.220 MedEvac Helicopter (Lehigh Valley)
NORTHSTR 155.295 NJ State Police AeroMedical Helicopter
HEAR 155.340 Warren and Hackettstown Hospital to/from ambulances


Emergency Management Frequencies

Emergency Management personnel are activated for large disasters when the capabilities and resources of regular emergency services agencies are exhausted. The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) would probably be dispatched for large evacuations, when shelters are needed, at hazardous materials incidents, or events which span across multiple municipalities.

Channel Name Frequency Agencies/Use
EMRAD-1 39.760 Emergency Management Radio - Statewide
EMRAD-2 39.840 Emergency Management Radio - North Region (inc. Warren)
M74 46.540 Lopatcong Emergency Management
M83 158.940 Washington Boro/Township Emergency Management