EMS / MedEvac / Public Health / Air Medical

Subcategory: LifeNet McHenry

Unique DB ID: 19309

4/20 - Flight For Life based in McHenry County has been purchased by Air Methods and is now called LifeNet McHenry.  The helicopter will continue to be based at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital in McHenry. 

The LifeNet McHenry aeromedical helicopter identifies as "LifeNet 3-1" when communicating with hospital, landing zones, etc.  
Still some use on 451.8 136.5 PL - McHenry base/helo simplex, WQIE652.  Used before they started using their current SC21 talkgroup.

STARCOM21 Statewide Illinois
Project 25 Phase II
Dispatach on talkgroup 34830 (formerly used talkgroup 2851)

Subcategory Location Data

Latitude: 42.65600 Longitude: -88.08600 Range: 50 Type: Defined Coverage


FrequencyLicenseTypeToneAlpha TagDescriptionModeTag
155.220WPKJ810 BM 77.0 PL F4L Dispatch EMS: Dispatch [Expired 3/04] FMN EMS Dispatch
155.400KVU378 BM 77.0 PL NIMC / F4L Northern Illinois Medical Center: BASE FMN EMS Dispatch
463.175KUE862 RM 136.5 PL F4L FM2 MED Paramedic Base [MED 8/Ch 1] FMN Hospital
462.6125FRS3 M 79.7 PL F4L FM2 FRS Handheld Radios (On Scene) [Ch 2] FMN EMS-Tac
45.580 BM 103.5 PL F4L McHenry McHenry County Flight-for-Life (old?) FMN EMS Dispatch
451.800WQIE652 BM 136.5 PL F4L McHenry UHF McHenry County Flight-for-Life simplex (pre-Starcom21, still used) FMN EMS-Tac