Satellite jail uses a TRBO low-power repeater on 453.300 while the downtown jail is using TRBO simplex on 453.300.
*453.3 Repeater, Color Code=8 - heard "Green", "Level 2", "Utinesil check" (5/14/14, may be other codes in use)
*KSB219 licensed for 154.77 mobiles (NFM at Urbana, Sheriff)
Arrow Medical Services / Carle Arrow Ambulance:
Carle Arrow Ambulance, based in Champaign, IL operated by/under the direction of Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, IL), the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 3 Perinatal / Neonatal Center . Arrow is a 911 Responding, ALS (1 ILS volunteer unit), Metropolitan & Rural, Hospital Based, Private & Non-for-Profit Ambulance Service.
Serving the emergency needs of Champaign, Dewitt, and Douglas Counties with postings in Champaign/Urbana, Sadorus, Tuscola, Villa Grove, and Farmer City with a Paramedic first responder is stationed 24/7 with Cornbelt Fire Protection District (Mahomet).
Providing Emergency Medical Services to the Citizens of Champaign, Urbana & Bondville fire protection areas by assignment of Medic Response Zones, which rotate monthly.
Primary EMS transporting provider in Champaign, Douglas, and Dewitt Counties to the following Fire Departments / Districts: Broadlands/Longview Carroll, Cornbelt, Edgescott, Sadorus/Ivesdale, Philo, Pesotum, Sidney, St. Joseph, Tolono, Atwood, Camargo, Farmer City, Newman, Tuscola, and Villa Grove.
Each ambulance is ALS, staffed with minimum of one Paramedic and one EMT-B. The ambulance in Sadorus is staffed with at least one EMT-I & EMT-B with personnel provided by Sadorus/Ivesdale Fire.
The company has 12 ambulances at this time: 8275, 8276, 8277, 8278, 8279, 8281, 8282, 8283, 8284, 8285, 8286, 8287. 2 Command Units: 8210 staffed by the Director and 8230 staffed by “Badge 3”. Special Service Vehicles: 8291 an ALS equipped stretcher transporting golf cart for U of I sports events & other standby’s as well as 8292 which is the Large Incident/Relief Mobile Clinic, responds primarily for working fires in Champaign and adjoining counties. Arrow also operates two wheelchair units 8221 and 8222 that are used for hospital discharge units to take wheelchair bound people home after hospital stays.
Carle Foundation Hospital and ARCH Air Medical Service, Inc. have come together to offer emergency air medical transportation services to east central Illinois. The 18-member flight crew consists of experienced EMS pilots, physicians, critical care flight registered nurses, obstetrical and neonatal nurses, and critical care flight paramedics. AirLife currently operates one twin engine Eurocopter BK-117 with a travel speed of 150 miles per hour. They are dispatched jointly through ARCH in Saint Louis and AMSEC in Champaign.
AMSEC – Arrow Medical Services Emergency Communications:
Working in conjunction with METCAD (Champaign County PSAP), CENCOM (Dewitt County PSAP), and “Douglas” (Douglas County PSAP), AMSEC telecommunicators are tasked with the gathering of information related to a pending medical call provided by the PSAP/Private Caller, pinpointing its location, dispatching the appropriate unit, and support of units responding to an emergency call. All AMSEC telecommunicators are National Academy of Emergency Dispatch, Emergency Medical Dispatch Trained/Certified to provide private line callers the same experience as calling 9-1-1. Primary means of communication is a base Motorola Centracom which allows monitoring/speaking on Arrow Ops 1(MDICE), Arrow CU/Airlife Paging (UHF), and Arrow Douglas Talk/Paging (UHF), and Champaign County Fire Paging which is simulcast on Arrow Paging Channel (VHF). All units have individual dual tones which allows AMSEC to open their station/unit Minitor V.
Arrow uses MDICE FIRE OPS 1 or FIREGROUND channels to communicate with METCAD for calls in Champaign County. ARROW OPS 1 used as primary talk channel for all units and AMSEC.
The Pro unit at Savoy changes twice a day. Pro works 12 hr days so a new unit comes in at shift change. At any one time 4 of their units are just parked in the bay at Pro Central in Champaign.
Posts 1 unit at Pro Central (Neil and Springfield), 1 unit at Savoy Fire, 1 unit at Rantoul PD/Fire, 1 unit at Champaign 4 or Urbana 1 (depends on the month Arrow and Pro trade Champaign (Medic 4) and Urbana (Medic 1) response areas on the 15th of each month)
EMS Units: 3P41 thru 3P48 (Plates 6 716 01 - 6 716 08) Type III ALS
Pro Ambulance uses MDICE TG 22018 for it's dispatch communications in Champaign County (since May 2009). For communications with METCAD and Rantoul Dispatch, they will use FIRE OPS 1 or a FIREGROUND talkgroup as assigned to the call.
Mahomet Police Department
*Can communicate with Piatt County deputies on 155.595R 131.8 PL Corn Belt Fire Protection District (Mahomet) Serves Mahomet and the surrounding areas (west of Champaign). An Arrow Ambulance paramedic is stationed and responds with CBFPD.
*WQLP627 - Bomb Robot 460.3375, 465.3375 Mobiles (NFM/9K30F1D), Video Link on WQLK804 2468.5 (2M40W7D)
Police Units: IDs 100s-Patrol Units, 200-Supervisors
*UIUC fire coverage is provided by Urbana and Champaign Fire Departments on the MDICE TRS. Most of the coverage is from Urbana Station 4 located at 1105 W. Gregory. Willard Airport - See Airports
*5/14 - Now DMR: 453.60, 453.65, 453.325, 453.45 - decode-able with DSD+, Color Code=1, users have not been identified yet
*WQPG896 1 mobile/8 pagers (NFM Digital) on 467.2125, 467.3875
*Newman Foundation - Student Housing - WPYT628 - Mobiles on 451.625 (NFM)
*Bromley Hall Inc - Residence Hall - WQSS886 - 462.4375 10-4wt Portables (NFM)
*Illini Union - 6/14 FCC Modification to WQTZ312 - Deleting 452.2375 Repeater, adding 464.8875 (DMR) (in use 1/15)
**Existing on license - 461.8375, 462.0125 (CC=2 heard in De Land 6/24/14) Repeaters (DMR)
WQVC488 - 453.5875 - Abbott Power Plant - Repeater (DMR)
*WQUW455 - new 10/14 - 464.2 Repeater (NFM/DMR) at 201 E PEABODY DR (DMR CC=2 heard near Gibson City, decodeable, unknown user 10/14) *464.2 - CC=5, Activities and Recreation
-- TG=267705, Member Services?, RIDs=2677031, 2677037, 2677038 (1/21/15)
-- TG=267703, Pool - Lifeguards, RIDs=2677028, 2677046, 2677061
The following frequencies are used during other Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA) events too. More info about Memorial Stadium and other U of I sporting events can be found at the Illini Sports wiki page.