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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

CAL FIRE Safety Communication 2013-02 - CDF Air to Ground Frequency And INITIAL ATTACK Air to Ground Frequency Map

CAL FIRE Safety Communication 2013-02 - CDF Air to Ground Frequency

Effective immediately, CAL FIRE is rescinding CAL FIRE Safety Communication 2013-01, 2013 CDF Air to Ground Tone Protection Changes.


• Due to concerns of interoperability with cooperators, CAL FIRE will not use CTCSS tones on the CDF Air to Ground frequency, 151.2200 MHz.
• The CDF Air to Ground frequency, without CTCSS tones, will continue to be used as the primary Air to Ground frequency for CAL FIRE incidents.
• Once at scene, if aviation resources are unable to use the pre-assigned CDF Air to Ground Frequency due to a high volume of traffic from a separate incident, they may request a new Air to Ground Frequency.
• Reprograming of CAL FIRE mobile and handheld radios is not required.
• Reprograming of CAL FIRE Aviation Radios will be required and coordinated with Air Attack and Helitack Bases.

Air to Ground Frequency details:

DISPLAY CDF A/G 
RX FREQ 151.2200
RX TONE: NONE
TX FREQ: 151.2200
TX TONE: NONE
PWR: L
B/W: N
NOTES: CDF Air to Ground
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Air Tactics 21

• Effective immediately, Air Tactics 21, 151.2725 MHz, will not use tone protection.

• Due to concerns of interoperability with cooperators CAL FIRE will continue to use Air Tactics 21 without CTCSS tones.
• Reprograming of CAL FIRE mobile and handheld radios is not required.
• Reprograming of CAL FIRE Aviation Radios will be required and coordinated with Air Attack and Helitack Bases.

Air Tactics 21 Frequency details:
DISPLAY: AIRTAC21
RX FREQ: 151.2725
RX TONE: NONE
TX FREQ: 151.2725
TX TONE: NONE
PWR: L
B/W: N
NOTES: Air Tactics 21

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CAL FIRE 2013 INITIAL ATTACK Air to Ground Frequency Map
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