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Townships and Water Districts

Calumet Township

  • 158.835 Base/Mobile (NFM at Blue Island/Calumet Park) WQPK711

Northfield Township

  • 151.0250 97.4 Highway Department (Also 71.9 PL reported)

5th District SWAT Team

  • Repeaters at Worth, Evergreen Park

Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District

  • 476.9 Repeater (Lyons, DMR) WQLC477

Northwest Mosquito Abatement District (Wheeling)

  • Call signs are "MA-xx"

South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (Hanover Park/Skokie)

John E Egan Water Reclamation Plant (Schaumburg)

  • 453.375 DCS 243

Municipalities and Districts

Alsip (Village)

  • Police dispatched on StarCom21 TG 36961 (encrypted, units 700s) by OLREC
  • Fire dispatched by OLREC on 154.070 D271 (units 2000s)
  • 956.31875 12K5A1D SENSUS Water Data WPNE444

Arlington Heights

Police, Fire & Local Government see Northwest Central Dispatch (NWCD)

  • Arlington Lakes Golf Club (Arlington Heights Park District) WRCE507 452.275, 457.275 portables (NFM, digital)
  • Memorial Library WQGZ775 451.450, 451.500, 464.700 mobiles (NFM)

Barrington

Located half in Cook, half in Lake County CENCOM - Police dispatched on 470.8125 97.4 (units 7500s), Fire dispatched on 153.89 127.3 (units 3600s)

  • 158.7525 Repeaters 154.8375 (11K) for Fire WQPZ299

Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District

  • 60-110W mobiles on 155.28, 155.34, 155.4, 154.265, 155.055 (NFM) [1] 11/23 FCC Application 0010785554

Barrington Hills

  • Located in Cook, Lake, Kane and McHenry Counties.
  • Police with Barrington, Fire provided by Barrington FD, DB: CENCOM 153.89 127.3 PL
  • FCC Application **INACTIVE** for Police on 478/481.925 Repeater (NFM)

Bartlett

Located mostly in Du Page County Wiki and a small section in Kane County Bartlett Fire Protection District

  • 20-30W mobiles on 155.16, 155.34, 155.4 (NFM) to EMS/Hospital Comms Template:Callisgn

Bedford Park

  • Police (100s units) dispatched by Hickory Hills Consolidated Dispatch Center on 470.5875 156.7 PL; part of Cook County Suburban Telecommunications Network 10
  • Fire (Battalion 7, 700s) is dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL by OLREC
  • 466.025, 466.175, 466.225, 466.250, 466.275 (DMR) - Wintrust Sports Complex WROQ501
  • Water Dept - 153.5900 Base/Mobile/Fixed (Voice Data) WQNP437

Bellwood

  • 855.1625, 856.3125 repeaters (NFM/P25), "POLICE/FIRE/EMS/EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DISPATCH AND OPERATIONS. INTEROPERABILITY WITH THE 18 JURISDICTIONS THAT ARE SERVED THROUGH OUR MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS." (3/2019) WRCZ257

Bensenville

Located mostly in DuPage County


Berkeley

  • Police (units 600) dispatched by Cook County on StarCom21 (Encrypted)
  • Fire (units 350-375) dispatched on 154.3700 103.5 PL by Hillside Consolidated Dispatch

Berwyn (City)

  • 956.30625 SENSUS (12K Emission) Meter Data (at Evergreen Park) WQPT604

Blue Island

  • Police (2-Lincoln units) dispatched by Cook County on StarCom21 TG 25242 (Encrypted)
  • Fire dispatched by Orland Central on 154.0700 D271 (units 2100s)

Bridgeview (Village)

  • Fire is dispatched by MABAS Division 21
  • Fire on 155.5575 91.5 (repeats 159.3375) and Oak Lawn Dispatch 154.43 91.5 (154.16 input) (units 4100s)
  • Bridgeview/SeatGeek Stadium - 463.3625, 463.4375, 464.9125 repeaters; 153.3425 repeater w/158.3925 input (NFM) WRPP538

Broadview

  • Police (200s units) dispatched by Eisenhower Emergency Communications on StarCom21 TG 25311 (encrypted)
  • Fire dispatched on 154.3700 103.5 PL (Station 7 units) by Eisenhower Emergency Communications

Brookfield

Police dispatch by WC3 on StarCom21 (Encrypted), formerly on 154.800 186.2 and 155.0700 CSQ

Fire dispatch on 154.250 146.2 PL


Buffalo Grove

Friends of the Parks Foundation

  • 159.495, 159.600, 159.825, 159.930, 160.050, 160.125, 451.1875, 451.5375, 451.7375, 452.4125, 452.6625, 452.9875 portables (NFM, DMR) WRFG706

Burbank

Police on Net 10 470.5875 156.7 PL (units 800s), FIre on 155.5575 91.5 and 154.4300 91.5 Fire dispatched by MABAS Div 21


Burnham

  • Police dispatched on StarCom21 (encrypted) by Central Dispatch (Dolton)
  • Police also use 856.2125 127.3 for mutual aid with Calumet City and 155.700 203.5 as a tac channel
  • Fire (10s, 1000s units) dispatched on 153.8900 D343 by Central Dispatch (Dolton)

Burr Ridge

Located mostly in Du Page County


Calumet City

Fire (units 300s) dispatched by Orland Central


Calumet Park

Police on 470.7375 173.8 PL (units 700s). May also use 155.1900 for aid. Fire dispatched by MABAS Division 22 on 154.0700 CSQ (units 2200s)


Chicago Heights

  • Effective April 3, 2012, Chicago Heights will go live with primary dispatch on their talkgroup on Cook County Sheriff Police's digital trunked system.
  • 470.4375 203.5 PL (current dispatch or Cook County Network 1) will be dubbed 'Band 2' and is not narrowband.
  • 471.1625 is being abandoned and effective 3/30/12, all repeater infrastructure equipment has been taken out of service.
  • (Old: Police on 470.4375 203.5 (Mary units), also 471.1625 203.5 and 155.43 CSQ)

Chicago Heights Fire

  • Part of District 4, call signs 650-685; on 154.3700 103.5 PL; now serves Olympia Fields for Fire and EMS.
  • KBS471 added 155.085 repeater (15w max erp, repeats 150.775)
  • WQOC879 956.43125 Meter Data (at St John)

Chicago Ridge (Village)

Chicago Ridge Fire

  • Fire dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 & 154.43 91.5 by MABAS Division 21. Website
  • Public Works - Meter Data on 173.3625 (FXO 6K) WQQA994

Chicago Ridge Emergency Management Agency

  • EMA formerly listed as 155.0250 127.3 PL
  • All Chicago Ridge EMA units use the 1200 series radio identifiers. Bridgeview EMA identifies with the 4100 series.

Cicero (Town)

Police and Fire dispatched by CERC-CC. Police also use 471.2625 (146.2 PL) for aid with Berwyn PD. Fire on MABAS Division 11, ALS EMS contract by Metro (Superior Ambulance).

Ops 2 (453.6125 MHz, NXDN) is used for Police Dispatch, and Ops 3 (453.8125 MHz, NXDN) is used by Animal Control and the CSO's (Community Service Officers).

As for their 'Special Events' channel (453.4375), while it's mainly used by the police and CSO's, the Fire Dept and Town of Cicero Towing also have limited access to it. All the above NXDN freqs are fully encrypted.

The old T-band freq of 476.7625 (aka the 'Analog Band') is being used as a backup for Police, CSO's, and Animal Control.

Finally, the LTR ESP Wireless systems listed in the DB are no longer in use by any of Cicero's agencies as all ops have switched to the above NXDN freqs.

  • 476.7625, 477.200, 477.500 trunked repeaters (NFM/DMR) WIK799
  • 453.6625 repeater (NXDN) WREA717
  • 466.025, 466.05, 466.075, 466.100, 466.125 portables (NFM) for special events WQOU410
  • add NFM to DMR on 151.205 WQLP848

Cicero Fire Department

  • 63 shift fire suppression personnel, three (3) non-fire suppression personnel, 24 Paramedic/EMS personnel and eight (8) staff positions. 9200 Fire/EMS calls in 2019.
  • Three (3) fire stations that are located at: 5303 W. 25th Str (w/ Administrative HQ), 1601 S. Central Ave., 5410 W. 34th Street (w/ Burn Tower)
  • Has three (3) front-line Engine Companies, two (2) Aerial Ladder Truck Companies, five (5) Ambulances, and one (1) back-up Engine that is kept in reserve. (as of 2019)
  • CFD Haz-Mat Team is also a member of the larger Haz-Mat Team, the “Division 11 Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team”, which is assembled when a community is faced with a large or extremely dangerous chemical emergency. The team is comprised of Haz-Mat team members from the Berwyn, Forest Park, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, and Stickney Fire Departments
  • Technical Rescue Team (TRT) - Responds to emergencies where people are trapped or injured under special circumstances; comprised of technical response team members from the Berwyn, Forest Park, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, and Stickney Fire Departments.
  • EMS - maintains four (4) ALS (Advanced Life Support) ambulances staffed by 24 highly trained and certified State of Illinois, Department of Public Health paramedics.

Country Club Hills

Police dispatched on 470.9375 203.5 (units 800s). Also use 470.475 D114 Net 3 Priority. Fire dispatched on 153.8900 CSQ (units 100s) by MABAS Division 24. 154.3550 CSQ Alternate (Ch 2) (155.0250 11K KJB962)


Countryside

  • 156.03 mobiles (NFM) - Police for mutual aid and official communications (per license) WPUJ8995

Countryside Police

  • Police use 476.7375 114.8 PL (Dispatch by SWCD) (units 4900s) and used 154.8 R 186.2 PL for mutual aid with LaGrange.

Pleasantview Fire Protection District (Countryside)

  • Serves parts of Burr Ridge-Cook County, Countryside-DuPage County, Hodgkins, Indian Head Park, LaGrange, Highlands

Crestwood

Crestwood Police Now dispatched by SWCD on NET 7 470.8625 173.8 PL (by Blue Island) Unit Numbers: Prefix is 17 (example: 1744); Community Service Officers & Police Cadets prefix is 27 Fire dispatched by MABAS Division 22, SWCD on 154.07 CSQ (units 2300s)


Deer Park

Located mostly in Lake County Police patrol by Lake county Sheriff, Fire Protection via Lake Zurich Fire-Rescue


Deerfield

Located mostly in Lake County


Des Plaines

  • Police dispatched by Wheeling on StarCom21 TG 25125 (Encrypted)
  • Fire (Stations 61, 62, 63) is dispatched by RED Center on 156.135 NAC 47B (South Dispatch)
  • Des Plaines EMA "Tac" Channels - 1. 154.600(156.7), 2. 151.625(156.7), 3. 151.240(156.7) (circa 2000?)

Dixmoor

Formerly Hometown. Police on 470.7375 173.8 PL (units 3000s) Fire dispatched on 154.07 CSQ by SWCD (MABAS Division 22)


Dolton

Police dispatched by South Holland on CCSTD Net 9A 476.3625 D114 (units 80s) Fire dispatched on 153.89 CSQ by MABAS Division 24 (units 1400s).

  • 152.96 Repeater with 158.385 (NFM/NXDN) for Water Department WQWK597

East Dundee

Located mostly in Kane County


East Hazel Crest

Police dispatched by Lynwood 470.9375 203.5 PL (units 500s). Also use 470.475 D114, 477.3875 203.5. Fire dispatched by Lynwood on 153.89 CSQ (units 1600s)


Elgin

Located mostly in Kane County


Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Park District

  • 456.325, 457.200, 457.450, 466.300, 466.325 portables (DMR) WREI710

Fox Run Golf Links / Elk Grove Park District

  • 457.4125, 461.6625, 462.3875, 466.7625, 467.3125 portables (NFM voice/data) WRTQ787

Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District

  • Dissolved July 2023
  • Station 11, units 300s; Dispatched by Roselle Police
  • 159.135 mobiles - believed to be used for training WQTJ874

Elmwood Park (Village)

  • Police dispatched by NORCOMM on STARCOM21 using encrypted talkgroup(s)
  • Fire Dispatched by NORCOMM on 154.370 103.5 PL (units 940-950)
  • 457.1125 mobiles (digital) - utility (water?) meters WROF694

Evanston (City)

  • 152.975 repeater with 159.645 input (NFM) - water department? WRFG803
  • 152.33 repeater with 157.59 input (NFM) D632 for Fire: Lakefront Lifeguards (licensed to Parks/Recreation Dept) WRWI447

Evanston Fire Department

Lakefront and Beaches The Evanston lifeguard program moved from the Parks & Recreation Dept to the Evanston Fire Dept this year as part of the City’s 2023 Budget process. The reorganization will allow Parks & Recreation to focus on enhancing lakefront programming, events and experiences, while supporting the Evanston Fire Dept’s mission of protecting lives and property. Article


Evergreen Park

Police formerly dispatched on 470.4625. Fire mobile extenders possibly on 465.5875.


Flossmoor

  • Police dispatched by E-Com on 470.9375 203.5 PL (units 700s)
  • Fire dispatched on 153.89 CSQ by E-Com. 154.355 CSQ & 154.28 CSQ Fireground (units 1300s)
  • 173.20375 F - 6K Digital Water Data (was 173.39625) WQMC292
  • See Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Ford Heights

Patrolled by Cook County Sheriff. Fire dispatched by Fire District 4 on 154.3700 CSQ.


Forest Park (Village)

  • 956.30625 12K SENSUS Meter Data WQPC464

Forest Park Police

  • Police dispatched by WestCom on 154.845 162.2 PL (units 600s)
  • 154.65 Mobiles (NFM) WPCV333

Forest Park Fire Department

  • Fire dispatched by WestCom on 159.120 D174. Uses 154.190 77.0 PL for mutual aid purposes.
  • 154.19 repeater (w/155.970 input?) used for dispatch by Cicero, North Riverside and Stickney FDs. New license 9/23 WRYV863
  • 154.190 FB / repeater with 155.970? input, 155.970 base/pagers/mobiles; fixed base / mobiles on IFERN, IFERN2 (Forest Park Municipal Building); 154.190 stand-by repeater; 155.970 stand-by base; 155.970 FX1s (Cicero Fire station); mobiles on Firegrounds Red/Gold/Black/White/Gray/Blue, VCALL 10, VTACs 11, 12 and 34, MERCIs 340 and 400 (all P25/NFM) WRYV863

Forest View

  • Police ('FRANK' units) dispatched by Cicero Consolidated Dispatch on 861.775 NAC 611
  • Fire Dispatched on 154.190 77.0 PL

Frankfort

Located mostly in Will County


Franklin Park

  • "Government Public Services, Public Safety, Police and Fire, Emergency Services, Homeland Security for Multi-Jurisdiction ETSB" - 470.3375 (LCN 527 on the Melrose Park Tier III DMR trunked system), 470.9625 trunked repeaters (NFM/DMR) (Proviso-Leyden ETSB / NORCOMM)WROB948
  • 471.2375R add P25 WQGE293
  • 158.820 add P25 KFD595

Park District of Franklin Park

  • 20-5W portables on 452.0625, 456.6625, 457.0625, 462.3875, 467.2875 (NFM, DMR) WRXW210

Garden Homes

Police: Patrolled by Cook County Sheriff Garden Homes Fire Protection District (KNCZ342 11K) Fire dispatched on 154.07 CSQ by MABAS Division 22; serves parts of Worth Township & ???


Glencoe

  • Police dispatch by Glenview Dispatch on StarCom21 TG 3687 (encrypted)
  • Fire (Station 30) dispatched by Glenview Dispatch on StarCom21 TG 3679, multicast with 151.010 127.3 PL and 159.795 D031

Glenview

Police Department

  • Police dispatched by Glenview Public Safety Dispatch Center on StarCom21 TG 3686 (encrypted)


Fire Department

  • Fire Stations 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 dispatched by Glenview Public Safety Dispatch Center on StarCom21 TG 3679, multicast with 151.010 127.3 PL and 159.795 D031
  • Also serves the Village of Golf


Glenview Park District

  • 152.87 Repeater with 159.72 input (NFM) WQPL422
  • 154.8675 portables (DMR/NFM), 151.4825 and 156.240 repeaters also licensed for DMR. WQAM478

Glenwood

  • Police (200s) dispatched by E-COM on STARCOM21 encrypted talkgroup, formerly dispatched on 470.9375 203.5 PL. Also used Net-3 Priority (470.475 D11) and Tac-5 (477.3875 203.5)
  • Fire (20s/21s, 2100s) dispatched on 151.43 162.2 PL by E-COM; also uses 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary) and 154.370 103.5 PL F3 aid.
  • 946.44375 Microwave Data (located at Cedar Lake, IN) WQMB900

Golf

  • Police dispatched by Cook County Sheriff.
  • Fire protection by Glenview FPD on 159.795 D031

Hanover Township / Hanover Park

Hanover Township Emergency Services (Cook County) - Dispatched by DU-COMM (in DuPage County) on the 154.310(141.3, KNIM596) "Fire West" channel Also see DuPage County


Harvey

  • Police (500s units) dispatched on talkgroup 25131 (encrypted) by Cook County, Formerly dispatched on 470.8125.
  • 472.225 475.225 WPVS903 RM HarveyPolice Police: Future [Expired 8/12] FMN Deprecated 4/27/24
  • 460.5375 KB78907 M Harvey PD Tac-1 Police: Tac [Expired 1/01] FMN Deprecated 4/27/24


Harvey Fire Department

  • (35s-38s, 3500s-3800s) is dispatched by Central Dispatch (Dolton) on 153.890 343 DPL and also uses 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary).

Harwood Heights (Village)

  • Police & Fire are dispatched by Municipal Consolidated Dispatch. Police
  • (units 4000s) use StarCom21 TG 3981, Fire provided by Norwood Park FPD, is on 154.370 103.5 - See Norwood Park Fire Protection District (Norridge/Harwood Heights)
  • 155.025 ESMARN WRTE320

Hazel Crest

  • Police dispatched by E-Com on 470.9375.
  • Fire dispatched by E-Com on 153.89 100.0 PL units 1200s

Hickory Hills

  • 956.28125 at Harwood Heights (Microwave/Data) WQLH346
  • 159.285 BM Park District WPCH895 [Expired 6/13] FMN Deprecated 4/27/24

Highland Park


Hillside (Village)

  • Website
  • Police dispatched on 470.4125 192.8 PL Net 17 (units 400s)
  • Fire/EMS (154.37, 103.5 PL, 400-series units) are dispatched by the Hillside Consolidated Dispatch Center. 
  • Emergency Management Agency uses 410- and 420-series unit numbers

Hodgkins

  • Police (units 700s) are dispatched by Oak Lawn Regional Emergency Communications on StarCom21 TG 36962 (encrypted)
  • Fire by Pleasantview FPD (units 1500s) on StarCom21, simulcast on 151.2725 71.9 PL
  • 158.385 (141.3?) has been reported as a police car-to-car channel
  • Emergency Management (2700s units)
  • Utility Data Collection - 10000-2W radios on 451.6875, 462.3625 (9K66F1D emission) WRWN268 New 3/23

Hoffman Estates (Village)

  • 453.0875, 453.9125, 453.9375, 458.0875, 458.1375, 458.9375 portables (NFM/DMR) - "used for communications during various events at and around the arena" (Sears Centre Arena) WRJB765
  • May no longer be in use - 154.025 97.4 PL Water Dept; 151.625 Park District
  • 151.6025 Repeater with 159.75 (FXO) for SCADA Water Data WQPZ830

Hometown

  • Police Website
  • Police dispatched on SC21 talkgroup 25242 (encrypted, units 450-469) by Cook County
  • Fire (460s-470s) dispatched by Hickory Hills Consolidated Dispatch Center on 155.5575 (91.5 PL).

Homewood (Village)

  • Website
  • Fire dispatched by E-Com on 153.89 CSQ, 154.3550 CSQ F-2 Alternate

Public Works/Utilities

  • 153.665, repeats 160.110 (DMR) WSCW446
  • 453.425 458.425 WPAM680 RM Utilities [Expired 9/02] FMN Deprecated 4/27/24
  • 451.4875 456.4875 M Utilities: SCADA Data WPWV766 [Expired 1/23] Telm Deprecated 4/27/24

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District


Indian Head Park (Village)

  • Website
  • Police (units 4100s) dispatched by Cook County, possibly on an Encrypted StarCom21 talkgroup. 155.3100 107.2 PL Old Channel
  • Fire protection by Pleasantview FPD, on 151.2725 71.9 PL.

Inverness

Inverness Fire Protection District

  • Serves unincorporated areas of Palatine Township, Schaumburg Township and and the eastern two thirds of the Village of Inverness.
  • Station 36, formerly Palatine Rural Fire, dispatched on talkgroup SC21 2751 (Fire 1) by Northwest Central Dispatch.

Justice

  • Police Website
  • Police (500s) self-dispatched on 470.5875 (156.7 PL); Also dispatches Willow Springs Police (300s) as well as Roberts Park FPD (as of November 2018).

Kenilworth (Village)

  • Police Dispatch by Glenview Dispatch on STARCOM21 talkgroup 3687 (Encrypted). It also appears that they have access to talkgroups 36721-36723.
  • Fire and EMS provided by the Winnetka-Kenilworth Fire Department on 159.660 NAC 925 (North Dispatch), dispatched by RED Center

La Grange (Village)

  • Police (2200s, 2300s) (500s) dispatched by Lyons Township Area Communications Center (LTACC) on STARCOM21 (formerly on 154.8 186.2 PL).
  • Fire (1100s) dispatched by LTACC on 154.25 (146.2 PL).
  • Freq and tone shown for LaGrange Public Works is 154.98 (94.8), but a snow plow working on Burlington & 6th was using a PL tone of 85.4 (the tone listed for Willow Springs). 2/13

La Grange Park (Village)

  • Fire dispatched on 154.25 CSQ (units 1100s)
  • 856.43125 12K5A1D for Invensys 12K Meter Data WPVU401

Lansing

  • Police self-dispatched on 155.610 NAC 293 (encrypted); reportedly used StarCom21 temporarily in the past
  • Fire self-dispatched on 156.1725 100.0 PL, also uses 154.355 D343 (MABAS Division 24 secondary)

Lemont

  • Police (3800s) dispatched on 472.625 (Net 9, 114.8 PL) by Southwest Central Dispatch.
  • Water Department - 153.59 Base/Mobile/Fixed - Voice/Data (NFM) WQNP437
  • Lemont EMA (1300s).

Lemont Fire Protection District

  • Serves the village of Lemont in Cook County, parts of DuPage County, parts of Will County, parts of Woodridge and we also have a auto-aid contract with Bolingbrook
  • 900-series units, dispatched on 155.385 192.8 PL. See Orland Central Dispatch under Consolidated Dispatch Centers

Leyden (Township) Fire Protection District

  • 130-series units, dispatches by NorComm on 154.37 103.5 PL
  • 154.265, 154.37 Base/Mobiles; 20-60W mobiles on 155.055, 155.34, 155.4 (NFM) WRXY634

Lincolnwood

  • Police (units 200-249?) dispatched by Skokie on STARCOM21 TG 3684 (encrypted)
  • Fire (Station 15) dispatched on STARCOM21 TG 36496 by Skokie, simulcast on 159.195 D205
  • 464.4125 (NFM, DMR) - Call boxes for bike path and recreational areas (10/16) WQYJ636
  • 155.025 KA5825 M CSQ ESMARN Police/Fire (also uses I-REACH) FMN Emergency Ops

Lynwood (Village)

  • Police (units 100s) dispatched by Central Dispatch (operated by Bud's Ambulance) on STARCOM21 Cook County node encrypted talkgroup, formerly dispatched on 470.9375 203.5 PL.
  • Fire (32s/3200s) dispatched on 153.890 343 DPL by Central Dispatch and also uses 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary).
  • 153.89 100W base/15-50W mobiles; 154.28, 154.355 35W Bases, 15-50W mobiles; 15-50W mobiles on 155.28, 155.34 (added 12/23) (all NFM) WNLA310

Lyons

  • Website
  • Police Website
  • Police dispatched by Cook County on STARCOM21 talkgroup 25233 (Cook Metro West) Old Police dispatch of 151.1525 D174 may be used as backup to StarCom21, along with 155.07 CSQ.
  • 30.86 97.4, 476.9 Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement
  • Fire dispatched by Oak Lawn Regional Emergency Communications on 154.25 146.2 PL (units 1300s)
  • EMS: Patient Reports - 5-110W mobiles on 155.34 (MERCI340) [2] 5/24 FCC Application 0011065751

Maine Township (Park Ridge)

North Main FPD dispatched by RED Center


Markham

  • Police (300s/400s/500s units) dispatched on StarCom21 TG 34420 by CALCOMM (using 186xxx RIDs). Some traffic has also been reported on TG 34421. (5/2020)
  • Fire (units 33s/34s, 3300s/3400s) dispatched on 153.8900 D343 by CALCOMM (MABAS Division 24 secondary).; EMS provided by Bud's Ambulance Service
  • Unknown usage: 155.025 FB/MO, 155.625 FB2 (repeats 159.255), 453.3625 FB2 (all NFM and P25) WNJR998
  • 159.255 BM Markham Park Park District WNFP277 [Expired 2/11] FMN Deprecated 4/28/24

Matteson

  • Police dispatched by SouthCom on 470.7625 127.3 PL (units 2000s)
  • Fire dispatched by SouthCom on 154.3700 162.2 PL & Ops on 151.3325 D11 (units ????)
  • Emergency Management: 155.025 BM CSQ ESMARN Public Works (ESMARN) KLD761
  • Matteson Public Library: 451.6375 Repeater WQLL684 [Expired 3/20] FMN Deprecated 4/28/24

Maywood (Village)

  • Maywood Department of Homeland Security, "Police/Fire/Homeland Security Dispatch" 854.075, 857.075 repeaters (NFM/P25) WRVW285
  • Police and Fire dispatched by Eisenhower Emergency Communications ("Ike 911", Broadview).
  • Police (100s) dispatched on STARCOM21 (see below), formerly on 470.4125 192.8 PL (Net 17); alternates 470.825 192.8 PL, 155.49 CSQ, 155.64
  • Police have access to 470.825 (192.8 PL), 155.49 CSQ, 155.64 (old info?)
  • Fire/EMS (units 501-519) dispatched on 154.37 103.5 PL (units 501-519).
  • 956.30625 12K SENSUS Meter Data WQOJ759
  • Maywood Public Library: Security/Maintenance - 451.1875 Mobiles WPLX483 [Expired 4/23] FM Deprecated 5/2/24
  • 857.7375 812.7375 WNMF342 RM Maywood MDT Police: Mobile Data Terminals (I-WIN) Telm Data (owned by IPSAN)

McCook (Village)

  • Police (130s?) and Fire (1400s) have joined West Central Consolidated Communications (WC3). Police dispatch is on STARCOM21 talkgroup 21533 "Near West 800" (encrypted, with back-up on 155.07 179.9 PL) and fire dispatch is on 154.25 (146.2).

McCook Athletic & Exposition Center (The MAX)

  • 457.1, 457.225, 457.25, 466.225, 468.875 portables (DMR) WREN958

Melrose Park

  • NEW 6/23 for ??? - 155.580 Repeater with 159.255 input (NFM, DMR) WRJI603
  • Police (units 1100s) dispatched on 471.2375 146.2 PL by NorComm, Net 16 sideband is 155.490 (D723);
  • Fire (700s) dispatched on 154.370 103.5 PL by MABAS Division 20; Homeland Security and Public Safety (700s - vehicles, 1Mxx - personnel). See NORCOMM under Consolidated Dispatch Centers (above).
  • 453.1625 (LCN 94), 453.3125 (LCN 106) repeaters (DMR Tier III trunked, both CC 10), "public services, public safety, police, fire, emergency services, homeland security" WRJZ357
  • Public Safety / Homeland Security - 151.4225, repeats 159.285 (NFM/DMR); 155.580, repeats 159.225 (NFM/DMR); 173.2375 mobile extenders (NFM); 45.36, 45.56 base and mobiles; 151.2275, 155.055 (IREACH) mobiles and portables; 458.3875, 458.4875, 458.6375, 458.7625 portables (NFM); 453.125 mobile extenders (NFM) WRJI603
  • 155.490 base, mobiles (NFM) WRFW311
  • Homeland Security ham net 147.360 (136.5 PL, +600 kHz input) Wednesdays 7pm.

Merrionette Park

  • Police (900-series units) (units 240-260) dispatched on StarCom21 talkgroup 25242 (encrypted) by Cook County. PD tac on 155.055 and 155.0250 141.3 PL/
  • Fire dispatched on 154.0700 D271 by Orland Central (units 2600s)

Midlothian (Village)

  • Police dispatched by Blue Island on 470.7375 Repeater 173.8 PL (units 100s); 154.5 Police: Car-to-Car; Car-to-car may also use 155.19.
  • Water Data on 456.5125 WQNG570

Morton Grove (Village)

  • Police (units 8100s?) dispatched by Glenview Public Safety Dispatch Center on STARCOM21 TG 3685 (encrypted)
  • Fire (Stations 4, 5) dispatched by RED Center on 156.135 NAC 47B (South Dispatch)

Mount Prospect

STARCOM21 Statewide Illinois - Police and Fire dispatched by Northwest Central Dispatch


Niles (Village)

  • Police dispatched by Glenview Public Safety Dispatch Center on StarCom21 TG 3685 (encrypted)
  • Fire (Stations 2, 3) dispatched by RED Center on 156.135 NAC 47B (South Dispatch)
  • Many of the VHF Bus/Public Works frequencies are also in Police cars

Norridge

  • Police (units 5000s) dispatched by Municipal Consolidated Dispatch on StarCom21 talkgroup 3981. Tac is 155.49 146.2 PL.

Norwood Park Fire Protection District (Norridge/Harwood Heights)

  • 154.37 103.5 & 153.5 103.5 (By Division 20)

Norridge Park District

  • 152.4425, repeats 157.7025 (NFM, 17W ERP) WQYF941

North Maine Fire Protection District

  • Service Area covers unincorporated areas of Maine Township
  • Station 1 units dispatched by RED Center on 156.135 NAC 47B (South Dispatch)

North Palos Fire Protection District

  • Fire (800s) dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL by Southwest Central Dispatch - see Consolidated Dispatch Centers

North Riverside (Village)

North Riverside Police and Fire are dispatched by West Central Consolidated Communications (WC3, housed at North Riverside PD).

  • Police (600s units) dispatched on STARCOM21 "Near West 800" talkgroup(s) (encrypted), (with back-up on 155.070 179.9 PL), formerly on 151.1525 D174
  • Police has access to 471.2625 146.2 PL for mutual aid with Berwyn
  • Fire (800-series units) is dispatched on 154.25 (146.2 PL) and was formerly dispatched on 154.1 (77.0 PL).
  • 158.9475 - Fire mobiles (NFM). Used for mutual aid as the input to Berwyn Fire 155.2425 repeater w/146.2 PL. KCI529

Northbrook (Village)

Police Department

  • Self-dispatched on StarCom21 TG 3688 (encrypted)


Fire/EMS

  • Stations 10, 11, 12 dispatched on 159.660 NAC 925 by RED Center (North Dispatch)
  • 20-50W mobiles on 155.16, 155.34, 155.4 (NFM) 12/23 FCC Application 0010808652


Northbrook Public Works

  • 151.3775 repeater with 159.2625 input (DMR/NFM), mobiles on 159.36 (NFM) KBG785


Northbrook Park District

  • 453.175 DMR Slot 1 Color Code 3 TG 100 Ops WQEB717
  • Mobiles on 467.7625, 467.9, 464.75, 466.5875, 457.3375 (NFM) WQSL870


Northbrook Public Library

  • 467.75, 467.775, 467.8, 467.825, 467.85 portables (NFM) WREA992

Northfield (Village)

  • Police dispatched by Glenview Dispatch on Starcom21 TG 3687 (Encrypted)
  • Fire (Station 29) dispatched on 159.660 NAC 925 by RED Center (North Dispatch)
  • Northfield Park District 452.225, 457.350, 469.600 portables (NFM/DMR), control point at Willow Park on Wagner Rd WRYL599 Issued 8/23

Northlake

Northlake 'Police VHF Radio Channels

  • F1 ISPERN 155.4750
  • F2 Old Band 155.4900
  • F3 Fire 154.3700
  • F4 Public Works 155.7750
  • Police (900s units) dispatched on StarCom21 (encrypted). 477.4375R D431 F3; F1 Alternate is 471.2375. PD uses NORCOM as backup or to communicate with other towns

Northlake Fire Protection District Website Facebook page

  • 800s units; Dispatch on 154.370 103.5 PL. See NORCOMM under Consolidated Dispatch Centers (above).
  • 5-60W mobiles on 155.34, 155.4; 5-15W on 463/468 MED Channels WRYD362

Oak Forest (City)

  • Police dispatched by Orland Central(?) on 155.190 NAC 293 (units 2000s)
  • Fire (Stations 39 and 40) dispatched on 159.045 D343 by Orland Central Dispatch
  • 153.890, 154.355, 155.340 mobiles - Fire Department (NFM) WSCY451

Public Works

  • Water Department 152.435 50W Repeater with 35-50W 157.695 input (NFM) WSBY796 Issued 3/24

Oak Lawn (Village)

Police dispatched on 470.4625 14 (units 200s, 300s) by Oak Lawn Central Dispatch - see Consolidated Dispatch centers (above) Fire (1-3) dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL. See Oak Lawn Central Dispatch under Consolidated Dispatch Centers (above).


Oak Park (Village)

  • Website
  • Police dispatched by WestCom on 154.845 162.2 PL (units 5200s)
  • 154.845 Repeater with 156.09 input (NFM) WQPA735
  • Fire dispatched on 159.12 D174; old dispatch 154.19 D162 (units 600s)

Olympia Fields (Village)

  • Police units 4400s
  • Fire/EMS coverage by Matteson and/or Chicago Heights Fire; dispatched by SouthCom Dispatch on 154.37 162.2 PL, ops on 151.3325 D114
  • 956.44375 Microwave Data (located in Creston, IN) WQMB905

Orland Fire Protection District

  • Dispatched on 159.045 DPL 343, Stations 1-6. See Orland Central Dispatch under Consolidated Dispatch Centers
  • Serves portions of the villages of Orland Park, Orland Hills and unincorporated areas of Orland Township.
  • added 159.2475 mobiles (3/13) KBW805
  • added 155.55 repeater (159.360 in) at Monee and 155.8575 (159.39 in) repeater at Blue Island (NFM/P25) (10/20) KBW805

Orland Hills (Village)

Police dispatched by Orland Central on 154.7850 173.8 PL (units 1300s, 2300s, 700s); also 154.77 173.8 PL; 155.88 173.8 PL; 155.5725 173.8; 156.165 F15 Tac Fire dispatched on 159.0450 D343 by Orland FPD; 154.07 CSQ Old Dispatch


Orland Park (Village)

  • Police ? - Add 155.5725 Repeater with ???? input; add duplicate repeaters 155.5725, 154.785 at 2 other locations (Possible P25 simulcast) KBW805 4/24 0011020391 FCC Application
  • Police - 159.2475 mobiles KBW805
  • Fire and EMS services provided by Orland Fire Protection District (south of 135th St) and Palos Fire Protection District (north of 135th St).
  • 155.025 BM CSQ ESMARN ESDA: Statewide EMA / Police Car-to-Car FMN (removed from DB 5/4/24) KBW805
  • Parks and Recreation - 151.1525 repeaters at 4 locations in city with 159.1425 input (NFM, P25) WSBT412
  • 956.39375 12K Meter Data WPNC565
  • 458.225 F Orland Park Library Ops WPCS769 [Canceled 4/10] FMN Deprecated 5/4/24

Palatine

  • Police and Fire dispatched by Northwest Central Dispatch on SC21

Palatine Rural Fire Protection District

  • Fire - 80x, Stations 81-85.

Public Works

  • Snow plows (900-series units) have been noted using STARCOM21 talkgroup 30339 (Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network). (1/24)

Palatine Public Library District

  • 467.85, 467.875, 467.9, 467.925 FMN M WQIP216

Palos Heights

  • Police (1300s) dispatched on 470.8625 114.8 PL by Southwest Central Dispatch (SWCD); also 470.7125 114.8, 155.19 F2 Tac
  • EMA reported as disbanded, previously 8300-series units using 155.445 and 464.2875 (unlicensed). (3/24)

Palos Heights Fire Protection District

  • Dispatched on 154.07 CSQ by SWCD (units 6400s), part of MABAS Division 19.

North Palos Fire Protection District

  • (Units 800s) dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL by Oak Lawn Central Dispatch, formerly on 154.430 91.5 PL. Fire dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL by SWCD.
  • 14 sq.mi.; 3 stations, serving 30,000 residents
  • Service Area includes the City of Palos Hills, Village of Worth, portions of the Cities of Hickory Hills and Palos Heights as well as a large portion of the Palos Division within the Cook County Forest Preserve District.

Palos Hills

Police dispatched on 470.8625 114.8 PL by SWCD; also 470.7125 114.8 (units 1300s) Fire provided by North Palos FPD, dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL by SWCD; was 154.4300 91.5 (units 8200s)


Palos Park

  • Police dispatched on 470.8625 114.8 PL via SWCD (units 1200s)

Palos Fire Protection District

  • Serves approximately 21,000 residents in Palos Township with 2 stations. Dispatched by SWCD on 154.07 CSQ

Park Forest

  • Police (800s units) dispatched on talkgroup ????? (encrypted) by SouthCom on Cook County Sheriff node, formerly dispatched on 470.7625 127.3 PL.
  • Fire (50s, 60s) dispatched on 154.370 162.2 PL by SouthCom, ops on 151.3325 114 DPL.

Park Ridge (City)

  • Police dispatched on StarCom21 TG 25129 (encrypted) by Cook County
  • Fire (Stations 35, 36) dispatched by RED Center on 156.135 NAC 47B (South Dispatch)
  • Some Fire units have StarCom21 radios for interoperability

Phoenix

  • Police (300-series units) dispatched by Cook County on SC21. They were formerly dispatched on 470.8125 114.8 PL.
  • Fire (41s/4100s) dispatched on 153.890 343 DPL. Also uses 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary).
  • EMS by Bud's Ambulance Service

Pleasantview Fire Protection District (La Grange)

  • Serves parts of Burr Ridge-Cook County, Countryside-DuPage County, Hodgkins, Indian Head Park, LaGrange, Highlands. 
  • Dispatched by Addison Consolidated Dispatch Center (ACDC) in DuPage County, on ACDC Fire South (151.2725 71.9 PL).

Any use???

  • 154.250 KYQ963 BM 146.2 PL Fire: Former Dispatch FMN
  • 465.6125 KYQ963 M Fire: Mobile Extenders (also w Countryside 460.6125) FMN

Posen (Village)

  • Website
  • Police (1700s) dispatched on talkgroup 25037 (Net 8, encrypted) by CalComm on STARCOM21 (on site 502). Formerly dispatched on 470.7375 173.8 PL.
  • Fire (2800s) dispatched by CalComm on 154.070 271 DPL. Also uses 158.745 173.8 PL.
  • Public Works, reported on 155.025 CSQ Mobiles (ESMARN) FMN (still in use?)

Prospect Heights

  • Police dispatched by NWCD on StarCom21 TG 3001 (encrypted)


Prospect Heights Fire Protection District

  • Fire (Stations 9, 39) dispatched on 159.660 NAC 925 by RED Center (North Dispatch)

Rich Township

  • ESDA also reported on ESMARN 155.025 CSQ and 45.44 103.5 PL State IEMA
  • 154.115 BM ESDA: Operations (units 9900s) KNGP631 [Expired 5/13] FMN Deprecated 5/5/24
  • 155.925 BM 123.0 PL Administrative {{Callsign| [Expired 11/12] FMN Deprecated 5/5/24

Richton Park

  • Police (L, S units) dispatched on 470.7625 127.3 PL by SouthCom.
  • Police MDTs also reported on 470.6125
  • ESDA on 45.36 CSQ
  • Fire dispatched on 154.37 162.2 PL by SouthCom, Ops on 151.3325 D114

River Forest (Village)

Police dispatched on 154.845 162.2 PL by WestCom; Tac reported on 154.86, unknown tone Fire dispatched on 159.1200 D17 New WestCom Dispatch

  • Public Works Ch 2: 158.82 KII618 BM 162.2 PL (also 167.9 reported) FMN

River Grove (Village)

  • Police (600-series units) dispatched on 471.2375 146.2 PL by Shiller Park; Net 16 sideband is 155.49 (D723).
  • Fire (560-series units) dispatched on 154.37 103.5 PL. See NORCOMM under Consolidated Dispatch Centers (above).
  • Fire 154.3700, 154.2650 Base/mobile NFM WQPP663
  • 458.2375 M WQIZ247 300-2W Burglar/Fire Alarms [Expired 6/18] Telm Deprecated
  • 154.100 M Public Works FMN Deprecated 5/5/24
  • 153.865 M Snow Plows (reported) FMN Deprecated 5/5/24

Riverdale

  • Police (9600-series units?) dispatched on STARCOM21 encrypted talkgroup 25126? by E-COM. Formerly dispatched on 476.3625 114 DPL.
  • Fire (42s/4200s) dispatched on 151.43 162.2 PL by E-COM and also uses 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary). Fire dispatched on 153.8900 CSQ by E-Com; also 154.3550 F2 Alternate

Public Works

  • Village Maintenance/Utilities - 159.2025 Base/Mobile (NFM) WQPG370
  • Public Works: 154.1 CSQ Base/Mobile FMN (Reported in use in the past)

Riverside (Village)

  • Police (units 50,60s) dispatch is on SC21 talkgroup "Near West 800" (encrypted) by WC3. Back-up on 155.070 179.7 PL)
  • Fire dispatched on 154.2500 146.2 PL (units 1600s)

Robbins

  • Police (units 1300s) dispatched on talkgroup 25242 (encrypted) by Cook County Sheriff (Cook Metro South).
  • 470.9625 Repeater 173.8 PL Police: Band-2 (Ch 2) WPXL925 [Expired 5/13] FMN (kept in database 5/5/24)

  • Police formerly dispatched by CalComm on Cook County Sheriff's node Site 502 encrypted talkgroup 25073 (Net 8).
  • Formerly reported as 1800-series units dispatched by CalComm (see below).  Formerly dispatched on 470.7375 (173.8 PL).
  • Fire (2900s) dispatched by CalComm on MABAS Division 22 repeater 154.070 271 DPL (repeats 158.8575).
  • 155.34 (MERCI 340), 158.8575 base and mobiles, 154.070 mobiles (input/output freqs for MABAS Division 22 dispatch repeater)(NFM) WRCR265
  • EMS: See Bud's Ambulance Service

Roberts Park Fire Protection District

  • Serves Hickory Hills and Justice.
  • Units (31s, 32s) (3100s, 3200s?) dispatched on 155.5575 (91.5) by Southwest Central Dispatch. Former fire 154.43 91.5 PL
  • Mobile Extenders on 460.6375, 465.6125 KSG484 Deprecated from DB 5/5/24, no noted tone.

Rolling Meadows

  • Website
  • Police and Fire dispatched on SC21 by Northwest Central Dispatch
  • Police dispatched on 860.2125 127.3 PL NWCD (units 1800s, 2800s, 3800s)
  • Fire now on NWCD SC21, previously 154.205 CSQ (units 600s)

Roselle

Located mostly in DuPage County


Rosemont (Village)

  • 6/19 - Signed an initial agreement to have NORCOMM Public Safety Dispatch (Franklin Park) provide their PSAP and dispatch services
  • SC21 - Appears to be assigned talkgroups in a range between (at least) 35120 and 35130.
  • Fire/EMS dispatched on talkgroup 35130. Rosemont appears to be assigned talkgroups in a range between (at least) 35120 and 35130.
  • Police and Fire (56 and 57-series units) dispatched by NORCOMM

Rosemont Police Department

  • Police Patrol dispatched on talkgroup 35120 (encrypted) by NORCOMM Public Safety Communications (see below and Consolidated Dispatch Centers above).
  • VHF Radio layout
  • 155.7450 153.7550 KQZT948 RM 118.8 PL F-1 Des Plaines Police (DB: NSEDC)
  • 154.3400 KCU287 M 192.8 PL F-2 Rosemont Fire
  • 155.4750 M CSQ F-3 ISPERN
  • 162.5500 M CSQ F-4 Weather

Stephens Convention Center (Rosemont)

  • LTR Standard Communications for the Expo Center / Rosemont Arena (STILL IN USE??)

Sauk Village (Village)

  • Police ("P/paul" units) dispatched by CalComm on SC21 talkgroup 34860 (some testing on 34861), formerly dispatched on 470.4375 203.5 PL.
  • Fire (units 5100s) dispatched by CALCOMM on 154.37 203.5 PL
  • EMS handled by Brightstar Ambulance Service (as of 1-1-2021)

Schaumburg

  • SC21: Fire, Police (encrypted) dispatched by Northwest Central Dispatch. Public Works on talkgroup 12288

Schaumburg Police

Schaumburg Park District

  • 457.050, 457.250, 457.450, 466.350, 468.250 portables (DMR) WSAE598 at 401 N Roselle Rd/235 E Beech Rd
  • Pat Shephard Preschool and Ken Alley Safety Park - 462.750 paging, 452.1125, 457.1125 portables
  • Bock Neighborhood Center - 465.000 paging, 452.7875, 457.7875 portables (all NFM digital?) WRDL697
  • 457.025, 457.150, 457.175, 457.2, 457.5 portables (DMR/NFM) WRCE361
  • Formerly listed: 158.835 Base/Mobiles 88.5 PL, 158.94 unknown tone FMN Deprecated from DB 5/5/24
  • Schaumburg Golf Club - 463.5625 repeater (NFM/Data) WQSK707
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott (1550 McConnor Parkway) 451.3875, 451.7375, 456.3125, 456.3875, 456.7375 portables (NFM/DMR) WRCE664 NEEDS TO BE MOVED

Schiller Park

  • Police (units 700s) dispatched by dispatched by Municipal Consolidated Dispatch (MCD) on TG 3981 (encrypted)
  • Fire dispatched on 154.370 103.5 PL (Station 5 units) ??(units 450-460)??
  • Fire Alarm System Monitoring Mobiles on 456.3375 Telm WQFC956 Deprecated from DB 5/5/24

Public Works

  • Previously reported on 154.1 Base/Mobile, unknown tone. Depreciated 5/5/24

Skokie

  • Dispatches Police and Fire for Skokie and Lincolnwood.

Skokie Police Department

  • Part of Norcom Police Network and has neighboring Norcom networks in their radios, and possibly Evanston.
  • Police dispatched on SC21 talkgroup 3684 470.7875 192.8 PL Norcom F3 Net 21 (units 250-399)

Actual Portable Radio Layout

470.96250  473.96250   **  RM 192.8 PL Norcom APERN  Police: APERN (Mutual Aid) [F-1/2]  FM  Law Talk  
470.78750  473.78750   WIF215  RM 192.8 PL Ncm Ntwrk 21  Police: Dispatch - Network 21  [F-3/4]  
470.33750  473.33750   **  RM 192.8 PL Norcom Tac5  TAC 5 (Norcom) [F-5/7]  
470.83750  473.83750   **  RM 192.8 PL Norcom Tac6  TAC 6 [F-6/8]    
470.71250  473.71250   **  RM 192.8 PL Ncm Ntwrk 22  Morton Grove, Niles [F-9]   
470.76250  473.76250   **  RM 192.8 PL Ncm Ntwrk24A  Glenview, Northbrook, Golf [F-10]    
470.66250  473.66250   **  RM 192.8 PL Ncm Ntwrk24B  Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth [F-11]   
470.56250  473.56250   WNBH721  RM 141.3 PL Evan Police1  Evanston [F-12]    
460.47500  465.47500   **  RM 192.8 PL **  Police: Mutual Aid w/ Chicago PD Zone 1 (16/17) [F-13]    
460.37500      **  M  **  Chicago Zone #11 20 & 24th District [F-14]    
460.12500  465.12500   KSJ745  RM 173.8 PL **  Chicago Citywide [F-15]    

Skokie Fire Department

  • Fire (Stations 16-18) dispatched on STARCOM21 (see below) with simulcast on 159.195 (D205). Mobile extenders on 458.3875.

Actual Portable Radio Layout

159.1950   153.6200 KDB493  RM 205 DPL Skokie Fire  Fire: Dispatch [F-1]
159.1950            KDB493  M 205 DPL Skokie Fire  Fire: Talkaround [F-2]
154.3400            KDB493  BM   Fire: Admin [F-3]  FM  Fire-Tac  
154.2650            KDB493  BM 210.7 PL IFERN  Fire: Statewide Mutual Aid (MABAS) [F-4]  
159.6600                    M 031 DPL RED FD West1  Red Center [F-5]  FM  Fire-Tac  
159.7950                    M   Red Center White [F-6]   
154.3550                    M   Red Center Blue [F-7]    
154.2950                    M   Red Center Tactical [F-8]   
154.1000            KCR894  M 127.3 PL Skokie PWrks  {Link to} Public Works [F-9]   
158.7750            WPQE921 M 127.3 PL Skokie ESDA  ESDA [F-10]  FM  Emergency Ops  
155.0250                    M CSQ ESMARN  ESDA Mutual Aid [F-11]  FM  Emergency Ops  
154.1600                    M 123.0 PL Evanstn Fire  Evanston Fire [F-12]  FM  Fire-Tac  
151.0100                    M 127.3 PL N Shore Fire  Fire: North Shore Net - Wilmette [F-13]  FM  Fire-Tac  
154.1300   154.0100 KSC711  RM 156.7 PL Chi FD MainN  Chicago Fire - Main North [F14?) **  FM  Fire-Tac  
154.2350                    M   NW Central Norith [F-15]  FM  Fire Dispatch  
154.2050                    M   NW Central South [F-16]  FM  Fire-Tac  
155.0550                    M CSQ I-REACH  Statewide Interagency Mutual Aid [F-17]   
155.2800                    M  IDPH S/W Net  Ambulance-to-Hospital Comms [F-18]   
155.3400            KD53679 M  MERCI1  Ambulance-to-Hospital Comms [F-19]    
155.4000            KD53679 M  MERCI4  MERCI 400 [F-20]  FM  Hospital  
155.4000            KD53679 M  MERCI4  MERCI Rush -- Ambulance-to-Hospital Comms [F-21]    
155.4000            KD53679 M  MERCI4  MERCI Evan -- Ambulance-to-Hospital Comms [F-22]    
155.4000            KD53679 M  MERCI4  MERCI SFH -- Ambulance-to-Hospital Comms [F-23]  
155.4000            KD53679 M 146.2 PL MERCI4  MERCI LGH -- Ambulance-to-Hospital Comms [F-24]    
155.3400            KD53679 M  MERCI1  Ambulance-to-Hospital Comms [F-25]    
162.5500                    M CSQ  Weather [F-26]    
153.8300                    M   Fireground [F-27] (*possible freq)    
458.3875            KD37784 M   Fire: Mobile Extender   
154.4450            KDB493  BM 127.3 PL RED F North  Fire Ops: North    

South Barrington

  • Police ("BRAVO" units) dispatched by QuadCom on SC21. See Consolidated Dispatch Centers on the Kane County database page. Formerly on 471.1625 127.3 by QuadCom F1 B units
  • 158.775 WPUB434 BM 107.2 PL Police: Car-to-Car [Expired 1/22] FMN In use still? 5/5/24
  • Fire and EMS services provided by Barrington Countryside, East Dundee and Hoffman Estates Fire Protection Districts. See this page for more information.
  • Public Works, previously reported on 158.745 BM [No license?] FMN Deprecated 5/5/24

South Chicago Heights

  • Police dispatched by Laraway Communications Center (Joliet) on STARCOM21 talkgroup 2576 (ENC). Also 155.19 Police Areawide;
  • Fire (Station 67) dispatched by Laraway Communications Center (Joliet) on Fire East 154.235 (97.4), which is multicast on Will County P25 TRS talkgroup 20111 (see Will County). Formerly Fire dispatch on 154.37 127.3 PL
  • Public Works reported previously on 155.115 Base/Mobile [NO LICENSE] FMN Deprecated 5/5/24

South Holland (Village)

  • Police (3100s) on SC21 talkgroup 25126 (encrypted) by E-COM on Site 502. Formerly dispatched on 476.3625 114 DPL.
  • Public Works - 152.465 Repeater with 157.725 input (DMR) WRVJ200 used by multiple other agencies in the area
  • ESMARN - 155.025 Base/Mobile WPFC960
  • Fire (43s/44s/4300s) dispatched on 151.43 162.2 PL by E-COM and also uses 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary).
  • Fire formerly dispatched on 153.89 CSQ by E-Com; also 154.355 CSQ F2 Alternate

South Stickney

  • Sanitary District:
  • 451.1375 WNZE499 37.18 Terminated, voice KEY896

Central Stickney Fire Protection District Fire on 155.5575 91.5 (159.3375 input), old is 154.43 91.5 (units 9100s)


Steger

  • On the Border of Will and Cook counties
  • 154.115 BM Public Works FMN Deprecated 5/5/24
  • Police (800-series units?) dispatched on SC21 talkgroup 2576 (encrypted) by Laraway Communications Center (Joliet)
  • Emergency Services 155.025, 155.895, 45.36 Base/Mobile; 155.055 Mobile WQPD479
  • 155.895 BM ESDA KNDL463 [Expired 11/14] FMN Deprecated 5/5/24


Steger Fire

  • Fire (Station 35) dispatched by Laraway Communication Center (Joliet) on Fire East 154.235 (97.4), which is multicast on Will County P25 TRS talkgroup 20111 (see Will County).
  • Steger Fire and Steger Estates FPD dispatched by Fire District 4 on 154.37 CSQ by Steger PD. /???
  • 151.2125 159.1275 WQRW398 RM 115 DPL Fire: Dispatch (*see notes) [D315 in] [Expired 8/23] FMN
  • 8-50W mobiles on 155.34, 2-15W mobiles on 468.0, 468.025, 468.05, 468.075, 468.1, 468.125, 468.15, 468.175 (NFM) {{Callsign|WRZJ334))

Steger Estates Fire Protection District


Stickney

  • Police ('SAM' units) dispatched by Cicero Consolidated Dispatch on 861.775 NAC 611; also uses 155.94 (CSQ?) for Car-to-Car comms
  • Fire (1200s, 'L' units) dispatched on 154.1900 77.0 PL by Cicero Consolidated Dispatch
  • Public Works / Fire [F-5] / PD Alternate: 155.94 Base/Mobile 74.4 PL FMN Public Works

Stone Park

  • Police dispatched on 471.2375 146.2 PL by Norcomm (units 1200s)
  • Fire/EMS services provided by Melrose Park Fire; dispatched on 154.37 103.5 PL by Norcomm/MABAS Division 20 (units ???)
  • Public Works" formerly reported on 467.925 mobiles, 97.4 PL Operations FMN (Still in use??)
  • Water Data F 456.4375 WQMY208

Streamwood (Village)

  • Police and Fire dispatched by Northwest Central Dispatch on SC21
  • Poplar Creek Public Library: 457.1625, 457.8125 (4 watt DMR portables) WQXX792

Summit

  • Located to the west of Midway Airport, on what is Chicago Southland's highest point.
  • Police (units 600s) dispatched on 470.5875 (156.7 PL) Net 10; Fire (950s) dispatched on 155.5575 (91.5 PL).  ?by Cook County Suburban Telecommunications Network 10 (units 600s) ?
  • See Hickory Hills Consolidated Dispatch Center under Consolidated Dispatch Centers. 
  • Fire dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL by MABAS Division 21, 154.43 91.5 Old
  • Note: Oak Lawn Regional Emergency Communications (OLREC) was reported as Summit FD's dispatch in a January 2021 newspaper article.
  • Water Dept 151.985 Repeater with 160.185 input (was formerly 165.5 PL; 159.975 in)

Thornton

  • Police (300s) dispatched on encrypted STARCOM21 talkgroup by E-COM. former dispatch on 470.9375 203.5 PL NET-3 by Lynwood (units 300s)
  • Fire (45s/4500s) dispatched on 151.430 (162.2 PL) by E-COM. They also use 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary) former dispatch on 153.89 CSQ (units 700s) MABAS Division 24?; 154.355 CSQ F2 Alternate

Tinley Park

  • 453.6375 10W watt FB/MO - STA, expires 3/20/22 (GPS RTK data links?) WROB725

Tinley Park Police

  • Police dispatched on STARCOM21 talkgroup 25312 (encrypted) using APXNXT Radios on the 500 series Cook County sites. (1/7/24)
  • 151.2275 is for backup, P25 Mixed mode NAC 293. Transmitter is at the water tower on Cloverleaf Dr.; 155.19 transmitter is at Village Hall
  • 453.1625 Repeater Police: Unknown use FMN Deprecated WQSF534
  • Units are numbered with "A", "B", or "S" suffixes such as "9A" and "23B"

Tinley Park Fire

  • Fire (46s-49s, 4600s?) dispatched on 151.415, 343 DPL by Tinley Park Police and also uses 154.355 343 DPL (MABAS Division 24 secondary).
  • Dispatched on 153.89 CSQ by E-Com (Stations 46-49, 4600 Chief, 4601 Deputy Chief, MABAS Division 24)
  • 107.2 PL is used on Tinley Fire units. Dispatch transmits the PL sometimes. It may be present all the time and dispatch isn't transmitting it properly or is not properly detected by my radio or detection is false. Whatever it is reception of the PL is intermittent. (submitter reported *1/12)

Park District

  • 151.28 Base/Mobile FMN Deprecated 5/5/24, in use? KNGG778

University Park

Located mostly in Will County


Westchester

  • Police (5xx units) dispatched on talkgroup 25311 (encrypted) on the 500-series sites, by Hillside Consolidated Dispatch Center.
  • Fire/EMS (Stations 25 & 26 units) is dispatched on 154.370 103.5 PL, dispatched by Hillside Consolidated Dispatch Center.
  • 154.98 Base/Mobile (NFM) at Village Hall WQQU391

Westchester Public Works

* 856.34375  Multiple Address System WQPK273
  • 453.05 Repeater [NO LICENSE] FMN Deprecated 5/10/24

Western Springs

  • Police (3xx units) dispatched on talkgroup 34481 (encrypted), Fire (17xx units) dispatched on talkgroup 34485 (multicast with 154.25, 146.2 PL). See Lyons Township Area Communications Center (LTACC).
  • Police formerly on 154.8 186.2 PL.
  • 154.98, 155.025 Base/Mobile (NFM) WQRL391

Wheeling

Wheeling Police Department

  • Police (1-499 units) dispatched on talkgroup 36101? (encrypted) by local on 500-series sites.
  • Police and Fire dispatch scheduled to move to Northwest Central Dispatch on 1/1/25. (1/17/23)

Actual Radio Layout (Old?)

 
857.48750     WNDU769  RM 023 DPL Whel Police  Police: Dispatch [F-1/2]    
859.23750     WPOY681  RM 432 DPL Whel PD Alt3  Police: Alternate Dispatch [F-3/4]   
856.43750      M 723 DPL Whel PD SE5  Police: Special Event Channel (Direct) [F-5]  
470.33750      KXE717  M 192.8 PL  Police    
476.46250      WPRI421  M 023 DPL  Police (123 DPL?)    
155.47500      KA5825  M CSQ ISPERN CSQ  Statewide Law Enforcement Emergency [VHF-F1]    
155.76000      M 71.9 PL Whlng PD Alt  Police: Alternate [VHF-F2]   
155.05500      KA5825  BM CSQ I-REACH  Statewide Interagency Mutual Aid [VHF-F3]   
155.13000      KSF200  BM 71.9 PL WhVH PD Tac4  Police: Channel 4 [VHF-F4]    
159.79500      M  {Link to} FireCom [VHF-F5]    
159.40500      M  Police: Channel 6 [VHF-F6]    
153.83000      M 69.3 PL MABAS Red  Fireground-Red (MABAS) [VHF-F7]    
154.28000      M 74.4 PL MABAS White  Fireground-White (MABAS) [VHF-F8]
154.29500      M 85.4 PL MABAS Blue  Fireground-Blue (MABAS) [VHF-F9]   
154.26500      M 210.7 PL IFERN  Fire: Statewide Mutual Aid (MABAS) [VHF-F10]Talk  
155.02500      M CSQ ESMARN CSQ  ESDA: Statewide [VHF-F11]   
155.08500      M   {Link to} Buffalo Grove PD Channel 2 [VHF-F12]    
155.11500      M 107.2 PL PHts PD Tac  {Link to} Prospect Heights PD Channel 2 [VHF-F13]  
162.42500      M CSQ  National Weather Service [VHF-F14]    
153.74000      WPCD575  M   Police: (mobiles)  FM  Law Tac  
161.29500      M CSQ CNR Dsp/Mtra  {Link to} Canadian National Railroad - Comms with Dispatcher/Metra    
851.01250      KNNR251  M 156.7 PL ICALL *Futr  800 MHz Calling - Future  

Wheeling Police Radio ID's

  • 1-100 Command Staff (Chief, Deputy Chief, Commanders, Sergeants)
  • 101-199 Corporals, Patrol Officers
  • 200-299 Reserved Block of Numbers
  • 300-399 Civilian Personnel (Community Service Officers, Support Personnel)
  • 400-499 Volunteer Citizen's Patrol

800F7-F15 are ITAC Mutual Aid Channels (Repeat & Direct)

Wheeling Fire Department

  • Fire dispatch scheduled to move to Northwest Central Dispatch on 1/1/25. (1/17/23)
  • Stations 23, 24, 42, 44 dispatched on 159.660 NAC 925 by RED Center (North Dispatch)
  • 151.055, 154.010, 155.145, 155.9775 portables (NFM, DMR) WRFR747

Wheeling Public Works Department

  • (OLD) Made extensive use of the NEXTEL system for communication.

Wheeling Park District

  • 462.8875, 462.7625, 462.8375, 462.8625 HTs (NFM/DMR) WQTJ893
  • 453.3875 repeater - Community Rec Center, 453.4375 repeater - Northside Park (DMR/NFM) WQSM338
  • 453.3375 repeater - Heritage Park (NFM) WQRY497

Willow Springs

  • Police (3xx units) dispatched by Justice PD on 470.5875 (156.7 PL)
  • Fire/EMS coverage provided by Tri-State Fire Protection District (500s), details under "Districts" on the DuPage County database page.
  • Tri-State Fire dispatched by ACDC on StarCom21, simulcast on 151.2725 71.9 PL was 155.5575 91.5 PL
  • MOVE WQTN469 Nexeo Solutions LLC (Chemical & Plastics Distributor) portables on 464.0875 (NFM), 451.1875, 451.3625, 451.4375, 452.0875, 452.6625 (DMR)

Wilmette (Village)

Police Department

  • 500s units self-dispatched on talkgroup 3687 (encrypted)
  • Also have access to talkgroups 36811-36816
  • Talkgroup 36816 is the Events Channel (unencrypted)
  • "Channel 10" 155.250 D606, shared with other area agencies KXE709


Fire Department

  • Stations 26 and 27 dispatched on 159.660 NAC 925 by RED Center (North Dispatch)
  • Fire Pre-Alert messages announced on the Public Works channel (154.980 179.9 PL) on calls transferred from 9-1-1


Wilmette Water Management

  • 451.05 Water Meter Data SCADA WPRU505

Wilmette Park District

  • 151.43 Repeater with 159.24 (NFM) WRPI324

Wilmette Public Library

  • 463.8125, 467.8125 portables (NFM) WQRA772

Winnetka

Police Department

  • Dispatched on StarCom21 TG 3687 (encrypted) by Glenview Dispatch
  • May also have access to talkgroups 36736-36740
  • "Channel 10" 155.250 D606, shared with other area agencies KXE709


Winnetka-Kenilworth Fire Department

  • Station 28 on 159.660 NAC 925, dispatched by RED Center (North Dispatch)


Winnetka Park District

  • 50-25W mobiles on 464.25, 464.65, 464.75 WQTZ885

Woodridge

Located (99%) mostly in DuPage County


Worth (Village)

  • Police (1600s units) dispatched on StarCom21 TG 25330 (encrypted) by Cook County
  • It was reported that Worth PD will leave SWCD for Cook County Sheriff's dispatch on 4/30/24
  • Fire coverage by North Palos Fire Protection District, dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL by SWCD
  • 1/09 - Worth Fire has disbanded, now served by North Palos Fire, dispatched on 155.5575 91.5 PL

Worth Township

Served by Garden Homes FPD; dispatched by Orland Cnetral on 154.070 D271