Entity Entity Type
Nanaimo County Trunked Systems (8) Trunked
Nanaimo Category
Municipalities Category
CYCD Nanaimo Airport Aircraft / Airport

All fire departments are now dispatched out of the Nanaimo Regional 9-1-1 Dispatch Center and are generally "page tested" between 18:00-18:30. As a newly implemented protocol, back-up dispatching for all fire departments on Vancouver Island are dispatched out of the North Island 9-1-1 Dispatch Center in Campbell River and are "page tested" after 19:00 nightly by them.



Fire Rescue

Fire and Rescue also monitors Marine Ch. 16 (156.800)

FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
154.355 BM 123.0 PL NFR Pagers Fire Pagers/Callout (includes South Wellington VFD) FM Fire Dispatch
152.075 RM 123.0 PL NFR 1 Dispatch Fire Ch. 1 Dispatch (Cottle Hill) FMN Fire Dispatch
155.490 BM 123.0 PL NFR 2 On Scene Fire Ch. 2 On Scene FM Fire-Tac
154.905 BM NFR CE Fire Combined Events FMN Fire-Tac
155.460 BM BCFC BC Fire Commissioner FMN Fire-Tac
458.3375 BM NFR IntPbl Fire Interior portables FMN Fire-Talk
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
149.260 BM 103.5 PL BCAS Rptr.M BCAS Cottle Hill Repeater M FM EMS Dispatch
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
154.905 BM CE VI Combined Events Vancouver Island FM Interop
Search and Rescue
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
149.495 RM Nanaimo SAR Operations FM Emergency Ops
171.630 RM Nanaimo SAR2 Operations 2 (Mt Benson Repeater) FM Emergency Ops


FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
152.240 RM 123.0 PL LFD Disp 1 Fire Ch. 1 Dispatch (includes Cedar and Yellow Point VFDs) FM Fire Dispatch
154.190 BM LFD 2 Fire Ch. 2 FM Fire-Talk
169.080 BM LFD 3 Fire Ch.3 FM Fire-Talk
154.370 BM LFD Tac Fire Tactical FM Fire-Tac
142.095 BM EMS EMS FMN EMS Dispatch
152.990 BM PW 1 Public Works Ch. 1 FMN Public Works
153.110 BM PW 2 Public Works Ch. 2 FMN Public Works
464.4125 BM PW 3 Public Works Ch. 3 FMN Public Works
Parksville-Qualicum Beach
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
141.090 BM 4CE NAC RCMP D RCMP D P25E Law Dispatch
155.040 BM 173.8 PL Parksvl FD Disp Parksville Fire Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
154.190 BM PFD OPS Parksville Fire Operations FMN Fire-Tac
158.220 RM ParksvillePW Parksville Public Works FMN Public Works
159.180VFK356 RM 100.0 PL QB Fire Dispatch Qualicum Beach Fire Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
153.830 BM 131.8 PL QB Public Works Qualicum Beach Public Works FMN Public Works
Volunteer Fire Departments
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
154.130 RM 123.0 PL DBB/DI/HI VFDs Deep Bay-Bowser/Denman Island/Hornby Island VFDs Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
153.920 BM 123.0 PL LVFD/GIVFD Lantzville VFD/Gabriola Island VFD FMN Fire Dispatch
151.445 BM 107.2 PL NB/E/D/CH/BHB 2 Nanoose Bay/Errington/Dashwood/Combs-Hilliers/Bown Horn Bay VFDs Ch. 2 FMN Fire-Tac
154.710 RM 146.2 PL NB/E/D/CH/BHB FD Nanoose Bay/Errington/Dashwood/Combs-Hilliers/Bown Horn Bay VFDs Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
155.040 BM 162.2 PL QuadraIsland VFD Quadra Island Volunteer Fire Department FMN Fire Dispatch