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Philadelphia County Trunked Systems (26) Trunked
Philadelphia County Amateur Radio Amateur Radio
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Philadelphia County

Fire Department
Project 25 Phase I
All Fire and EMS units utilize this system for primary communications.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
851.07500WQCH483 M CSQ PFD FG North North Fireground FM Fire-Tac
851.71250WQCH483 M 186.2 PL PFD FG South South Fireground FM Fire-Tac
852.22500WQCH483 M CSQ PFD FG N/S North/South Fireground Secondary FM Fire-Tac
47.54000WZM898 BM CSQ PFD HASTE Hospital Alerting System Tone Encoded FM EMS-Tac
166.25000WQKJ415 RM 83B NAC PFD EMS I/O EMS Inter-Agency Operations P25 Interop
Police Department
Project 25 Phase I
All Police units utilize this system for primary communications.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
852.41250WQCH483 M CAD NAC PPD Tac-1 Police Tac-1 P25 Law Tac
852.43750WQCH483 M CAD NAC PPD Tac-2 Police Tac-2 P25 Law Tac
154.57000 M 67.0 PL PPD Explorer Police Explorers FM Law Talk
Citywide (Mutual Aid)
Project 25 Phase I
Various city agencies will also utilize talkgroups on this system for mutual aid and special operations.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
860.73750WNGE384 RM CSQ Citywide 1 Citywide 1 FM Multi-Talk
859.73750WNGE384 RM CSQ Citywide 2 Citywide 2 FM Multi-Talk
City Services
Project 25 Phase I
Various city services utilize this system for primary comminucations.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
851.85000WQCH483 M CAD NAC Muni Tac 1 City Municipal Tactical 1 P25 Public Works
852.85000WQCH483 M CAD NAC Muni Tac 2 City Municipal Tactical 2 P25 Public Works
853.07500WQCH483 M CAD NAC Muni Tac 3 City Municipal Tactical 3 P25 Public Works
158.77500WQCP395 RM 146.2 PL Fam Crt Sec Family Court Security FM Public Works
453.35000WQCF247 RM 136.5 PL Library Ops Free Library of Philadelphia Maintenance and Security FM Public Works
453.77500KGF991 RM 91.5 PL Sanit/Health Health Band - Sanitation Units and Health Dept. FM Public Works
508.21250WIK357 RM 141.3 PL PHA Police Housing Authority - Police Dispatch FM Law Dispatch
500.38750KCE583 RM 79.7 PL PPA Parking Parking Authority - Parking Enforcement/Boot Squad FM Law Talk
508.38750KCE583 RM 79.7 PL PPA Inspectn Parking Authority - Taxi/Limo Enforcement FM Law Talk
502.83750KCE583 RM 79.7 PL PPA Tow Parking Authority - Tow Squad/Impoundment FM Law Talk
453.40000WQCG318 RM 103.5 PL Prisons Mnt Prisons - Maintenance FM Corrections
460.15000WQCG318 RM 91.5 PL Prisons Ops Prisons - Operations FM Corrections
453.25000WQCG318 RM 91.5 PL Prisons Trns Prisons - Transportation FM Corrections
453.72500KGF991 RM 91.5 PL Public Prop Public Property Band FM Public Works
853.27500WQCH483 M CAD NAC Prop Tac 1 Public Property Tac 1 P25 Public Works
853.57500WQCH483 M CAD NAC Prop Tac 2 Public Property Tac 2 P25 Public Works
453.92500KGF991 RM 91.5 PL Streets Streets Band FM Public Works
158.77500KLS497 BM 203.5 PL Sewage Plant Water Department - Sewage Treatment Plant Internal Ops FM Public Works
School District
Project 25 Phase I
School District operations utilize this system for primary communications.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
860.91250WNKV367 RM 734 DPL PSD BRD Rpt. Broad Street Base School Bus Repeater FM Schools
858.83750WNKV367 RM 734 DPL PSD PAS Rpt. Passyunk Base School Bus Repeater FM Schools
859.81250WNKV367 RM 734 DPL PSD SHC Rpt. Shallcross Base School Bus Repeater FM Schools
860.81250WNKV367 RM 734 DPL PSD WID Rpt. Widener Base School Bus Repeater FM Schools
855.78750WNKV367 RM 734 DPL PSD ALT Rpt. Alternate School Bus Repeater (Backup) FM Schools
151.59500WQXG331 BM 223 DPL Rox HS Admin Roxborough High School Admin FMN Schools
152.45000WQKY547 BM 152 DPL Olney Charter Olney Charter High School Admin FMN Schools
152.87000WQKE223 BM 351 DPL Northeast HS Northeast High School Admin FMN Schools
Town Watch
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
461.47500WPIG588 RM Townwatch 1 Citywide Townwatch Operations FMN Security
461.97500WPIG588 RM Townwatch 2 Citywide Townwatch Operations FMN Security
463.72500WPIG588 RM Townwatch 3 Citywide Townwatch Operations FMN Security
464.85000WPIG588 RM Townwatch 4 Citywide Townwatch Operations FMN Security
452.85000WPQC349 RM 71.9 PL WFrankfrd TW West Frankford FMN Security
461.45000WPRA353 RM 203.5 PL Wissinom TW Wissinoming FM Security
463.30000WPMP942 RM 186.2 PL Tac/Blvd TW Tacony & Boulevard FMN Security
463.72500WPIG588 RM 167.9 PL Bridsburg TW Bridsburg FMN Security

Regional EMS Providers

Burholme EMS

Provides EMS service to a portion of Philadelphia and mutual aid EMS response to portions of Montgomery County. UHF repeater may also be used by Northeast Community Ambulance (Station 90) and Rhawnhurst Bustleton Ambulance (Station 1600) when they do not have their own dispatchers.

FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
462.97500WNPU624 RM 074 DPL Burholme EMS EMS Ops FMN EMS-Tac
Northeast Community Ambulance

Northeast Community Ambulance provides emergency and non-emergency BLS services to portions of Northeast Philadelphia.

FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
155.16000KFQ696 BM 074 DPL NCA Philly Disp Dispatch FMN EMS Dispatch

Colleges and Universities

University of Pennsylvania

The university is in the process of switching to Motorola MOTOTRBO (DMR) equipment throughout their network.  At this time, most users are still utilizing the conventional analog FM system; however, the migration will begin in the near future.

FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
506.98750WII480 RM CC 10
TG 100
SL 1
UPenn PD Police Dispatch (Encrypted) DMRE Law Dispatch
508.91250WII480 RM 203.5 PL UPenn PD 2 Police Secondary (Special Events / Operations) FMN Law Tac
507.26250WII480 RM UPenn PD 3 Police Tertiary FMN Law Tac
464.36250KFE659 RM CC 1
TG 1
SL 1
UPenn MERT 1 Medical Emergency Response Team (M.E.R.T.) - Primary DMR EMS-Tac
462.00000KFE659 RM UPenn MERT 2 Medical Emergency Medical Response Team (M.E.R.T.) - Secondary FMN EMS-Tac
461.47500WNYM895 RM 143 DPL UPenn Sec. Escorts and Security Operations FMN Security
451.88750WQGB543 RM 723 DPL U.C.D. Ops University City District - Escorts / Security FMN Security
453.01250WQLR715 RM CC 10
TG 101
SL 2
UPenn Ops Housing and Conference DMR Schools
Temple University
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
460.40000WQBY672 RM CC 1
TG 1
SL 1
TempleU PD Police Dispatch / Operations DMR Law Dispatch
462.25000WQWY632 RM CC 2
TG 3
SL 1
TempleU Security Campus Security Patrols DMR Security
463.23750WQNE519 RM CC 1
TG 1
SL 1
TU PD Hosp Police Hospital Repeater DMR Law Tac
464.70000WPAG964 RM 506 DPL Temple U Maint Maintenance and Operations FMN Schools
Drexel University
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
451.27500KLZ411 RM CC 1
TG 1
SL 1
Drexel Facility Facilities DMR Business
452.45000KLZ411 RM 156 DPL Drexel CallBoxes Emergency Call Box Automated Status Reporting FMN Security
452.51250KLZ411 RM CC 1
TG 1
SL 2
Drexel Escorts Campus Escorts DMR Security
462.05000KLZ411 RM CC 1
TG 1
SL 1
DrexelU Sec Security Dispatch / Operations DMR Security
Chestnut Hill College
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
462.06250WQJQ989 RM CC 8
TG 101
SL 1
CHC Security Campus Security DMR Security
462.06250WQJQ989 RM CC 8
TG 201
SL 2
Maintenance Maintenance DMR Schools
La Salle University
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
461.97500WQYC542 RM 251 DPL LaSalle Sec Disp Security Dispatch FMN Security
464.65000WQYC542 RM 251 DPL LaSalle Maint Maintenance FMN Schools
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
464.51250WPGE643 RM 155 DPL PCOM Security Campus Security FMN Security
Philadelphia University
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
452.57500WPUI957 RM CC 11
TG 1410
SL 1
PhilaU Sec Security DMRE Security
461.52500WQTU646 RM 205 DPL PhilaU Transit Transit FMN Schools
461.63750WPUI957 RM CC 12
TG 1420
SL 1
PhilaU Mntc Maintenance Operations DMRE Schools
Saint Joseph University
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
451.51250WQBQ282 RM CC 3
TG 500
SL 1
STJ Security Security 1 DMR Security
463.30000WQBQ282 RM CC 3
TG 100
SL 1
STJ Facilities Facilities DMR Schools
463.30000WQBQ282 RM CC 3
TG 200
SL 2
STJ Maintenance Maintenance DMR Schools
463.62500WQBQ282 BM St. Joe U 3 Unknown Operations FMN Schools
467.92500WQBQ282 M St. Joe U 4 Unknown Operations (Low Power) FMN Schools
468.61250WQBQ282 M St. Joe U 5 Unknown Operations (Low Power) FMN Schools

Regional Transportation

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

SEPTA provides public transportation in the five county southeastern PA Philadelphia metro area (with rail service to New Castle Co, DE and Mercer Co, NJ).  A large portion of SEPTA's daily operations take place on it's trunked radio system.  VHF frequencies for the Regional Rail Division are listed on the state level railroads page.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Motorola Type II Smartnet
SEPTA's trunked system is used for most bus and trolley operations.
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
502.68750WPKC901 RM CSQ SEPTA Police Transit Police Dispatch (rebroadcasts PPD J Band) FM Law Dispatch
502.76250KEF776 RM CSQ SEPTA BSL City Transit Division - Broad Street Line Subway Dispatch (Orange Line) FM Transportation
502.78750WPKC383 RM CSQ SEPTA MFL City Transit Division - Market-Frankford Line Elevated Dispatch (Blue Line) FM Transportation
502.73750 RM CSQ SEPTA MOW City Transit Division - Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line Maintenance FM Transportation
504.13750 M 131.8 PL SEPTA MFL YD City Transit Division - Market-Frankford Line Yard Ops FM Transportation
464.42500 RM 1234 Market 1234 Market St Security FMN Security