Federal Wireless Communications

System Name: Federal Wireless Communications
Location: Multiple Locations, ON
County: 2 Counties
System Type: DMR Tier 3 Standard
System Voice: DMR
System ID: HEX: 13 DEC: 19
Last Updated: August 14, 2023, 3:49 pm CDT   [Changed Talkgroup Category: Canadian Border Services Agency to Canadian Border Services Agency]
System Notes

To monitor this system with your Uniden scanner, go to the CH ID list. You can find that listing by clicking on the Site Names

A channel menu will appear. Subtract one (-1) from the channel ID and divide by two ( /2) This will give you the Uniden LCN.

Modify your programming with the new values and it will be monitorable with your Uniden product.

Sites and Frequencies

Red (c) are control channel capable frequencies
Region Site Name County Freqs
1 001 (1) Port Colborne Niagara 420.0625420.675c420.875c 
2 001 (1) Caledonia Haldimand 420.150c420.350  
3 001 (1) Fort Erie Niagara 420.4625c420.775  
4 001 (1) Rainbow Bridge Niagara 420.125420.375c420.575c 
5 001 (1) Grimsby Niagara 420.1625420.3625c420.900c 
6 001 (1) Queenston Niagara 420.025420.150c420.350 
7 001 (1) Fonthill Niagara 420.5625420.6625c420.7625420.9625


Municipal Services
DEC Mode Alpha TagDescriptionTag
9961583TNFHSNiagara Falls Humane SocietyPublic Works
DEC Mode Alpha TagDescriptionTag
9961578TCotton Inc. ESCotton Inc. Environmental ServicesBusiness
9961579TGFL Env ResGFL Environmental - Area 1 - ResidentialBusiness
9961575TMWS St.Cath ResMiller Waste Systems - Area 2 - ResidentialBusiness
9961576TMWS St.Cath ResMiller Waste Systems - Area 2 - ResidentialBusiness
9961580TMWS Area 2 ResMiller Waste Systems - Area 2 - ResidentialBusiness
9961577TMWS Area 2 ResMiller Waste Systems - Area 2 - Residential RecyclingBusiness
DEC Mode Alpha TagDescriptionTag
9961581TCotton Inc. TrkCotton Inc. - TruckingBusiness
9961582TCotton Ready MixCotton Inc. - Ready MixBusiness
9961585TAuto Parts DelAuto Parts Delivery - Fort ErieBusiness
9961586TRegional TowingRegional TowingBusiness
9961592TTaxiTaxi - Niagara Falls areaTransportation
Canadian Border Services Agency

CBSA NIAGARA switched over to Motorola radios and are  on the Niagara simulcast P25 trunked system, fully encrypted.  Fort Erie had some issues with the system and may still use DMR occasionally.

DEC Mode Alpha TagDescriptionTag
6684677TEPB TrafficPeace Bridge - Traffic Federal
6684678TEPB CommercialPeace Bridge - CommercialFederal