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
154.35500 BM 123.0 PL NFR Pagers Fire Pagers/Callout (includes South Wellington VFD) FM Fire Dispatch
152.07500 RM 123.0 PL NFR 1 Dispatch Fire Ch. 1 Dispatch (Cottle Hill) FMN Fire Dispatch
155.49000 BM 123.0 PL NFR 2 On Scene Fire Ch. 2 On Scene FM Fire-Tac
154.90500 BM NFR CE Fire Combined Events FMN Fire-Tac
155.46000 BM BCFC BC Fire Commissioner FMN Fire-Tac
458.33750 BM NFR IntPbl Fire Interior portables FMN Fire-Talk
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
149.26000 BM 103.5 PL BCAS Rptr.M BCAS Cottle Hill Repeater M FM EMS Dispatch
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
154.90500 BM CE VI Combined Events Vancouver Island FM Interop
Search and Rescue
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
149.49500 RM Nanaimo SAR Operations FM Emergency Ops
171.63000 RM Nanaimo SAR2 Operations 2 (Mt Benson Repeater) FM Emergency Ops


FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
152.24000 RM 123.0 PL LFD Disp 1 Fire Ch. 1 Dispatch (includes Cedar and Yellow Point VFDs) FM Fire Dispatch
154.19000 BM LFD 2 Fire Ch. 2 FM Fire-Talk
169.08000 BM LFD 3 Fire Ch.3 FM Fire-Talk
154.37000 BM LFD Tac Fire Tactical FM Fire-Tac
142.09500 BM EMS EMS FMN EMS Dispatch
152.99000 BM PW 1 Public Works Ch. 1 FMN Public Works
153.11000 BM PW 2 Public Works Ch. 2 FMN Public Works
464.41250 BM PW 3 Public Works Ch. 3 FMN Public Works
Parksville-Qualicum Beach
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
141.09000 BM 4CE NAC RCMP D RCMP D P25E Law Dispatch
155.04000 BM 173.8 PL Parksvl FD Disp Parksville Fire Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
154.19000 BM PFD OPS Parksville Fire Operations FMN Fire-Tac
158.22000 RM ParksvillePW Parksville Public Works FMN Public Works
159.18000VFK356 RM 100.0 PL QB Fire Dispatch Qualicum Beach Fire Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
153.83000 BM 131.8 PL QB Public Works Qualicum Beach Public Works FMN Public Works
Volunteer Fire Departments
FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
154.13000 RM 123.0 PL DBB/DI/HI VFDs Deep Bay-Bowser/Denman Island/Hornby Island VFDs Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
153.92000 BM 123.0 PL LVFD/GIVFD Lantzville VFD/Gabriola Island VFD FMN Fire Dispatch
151.44500 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
154.71000 RM 146.2 PL NB/E/D/CH/BHB FD Nanoose Bay/Errington/Dashwood/Combs-Hilliers/Bown Horn Bay VFDs Dispatch FMN Fire Dispatch
155.04000 BM 162.2 PL QuadraIsland VFD Quadra Island Volunteer Fire Department FMN Fire Dispatch