Duchesne County (UT)

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The name of Duchesne (doo-shane) County is of uncertain origin, there being six origins given:

  1. The Ute Indian word doo-shane meaning dark canyon.
  2. Fort Duquesne, built by the French in what is now Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  3. Rose du Chesne, founder of the Sacred Heart in Utah.
  4. An early Indian chief in the region.
  5. An 1830s French fur trapper.
  6. Andre Duchesne, a French geographer and historian.

Utah State Agency Radio Call Signs

  • 1M (1 Mike) Duchesne County
    • 2M Duchesne City
    • 3M Roosevelt
    • 4M Myton

NOTE: Although the State assigns radio call signs, the local dispatch offices are free to use less cumbersome call signs (See Below).

Duchesne County uses Mike as identifier and provides law enforcement coverage to all of Duchesne County with the exception of Myton & Roosevelt Cities.

Myton Police Department is dispatched using Tango as an identifier.

Roosevelt Police Department is dispatched using Zulu as an identifier.

Vernal dispatches 911 for all of the Uintah Basin which includes, Uintah County and Duchesne County with the exception of the Ute Indian Tribe and Bureau of Indian Affairs which have their own dispatch center for non 911 calls. It also dispatches Daggett County.

Duchesne County Fire Departments

  • Fire 100 Units = Duchesne City Fire
  • Fire 140 Units = Fruitland Fire
  • Fire 150 Units = Altamont Fire
  • Fire 160 Units = Tabiona Fire
  • Fire 170 Units = Myton Fire
  • Fire 180 Units = Neola Fire
  • Fire 200 Units = Roosevelt Fire

Duchesne County EMS

  • Kilo 530 = Duchesne Ambulance
  • Kilo 560 = Altamont Ambulance
  • Kilo 580 = Tabiona Ambulance
  • Kilo 500 = Roosevelt Ambulance
  • Kilo 502 = Fruitland Ambulance
  • Medic = Uintah Basin Medical Center Paramedics (Covering Duchesne and Western Uintah Counties)
  • UBMC = Uintah Basin Medical Center (Roosevelt)
  • Kilo = Duchesne County EMS

Conventional Frequencies

Duchesne County

Frequency  Input   
License  Type  Tone  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode  Tag 
155.83500  151.28000   WPDS897   RM  167.9 PL  Duchesne FDw Fire/EMS West (Tabby Mtn)  FMN  Fire Dispatch 
151.01000  159.00000   WPMI956   RM  123.0 PL  Duchesne SAR Search and Rescue  FM  Law Talk 
453.27500  458.27500   WQBI568   RM  162 DPL  Duchesne Wtr Water Conservation  FM  Public Works 
152.39750  157.65750   WQCY481   RM  503 DPL  Duchesne Bus School Buses  FM  Schools 
155.37000  151.13000   KRI629   RM  162.2 PL  Duchesne Law Sheriff/Police/UHP (Steamboat Mtn)  FMN  Law Dispatch 
155.05500  151.23500   WPDS897   RM  114.8 PL  Duchesne FDe Fire/EMS East (Little Mtn)  FMN  Fire Dispatch 
152.00750      WQJV705     Duchesne Pag Countywide EMS Paging  FMN  EMS Dispatch 

Ute Indian Tribe

Frequency  Input   
License  Type  Tone  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode  Tag 
154.89000  159.06000   KNIL283   RM  103.5 PL  UteTribeFire Fire/EMS  FM  Fire Dispatch 
155.41500  154.72500   KZC590   RM  103.5 PL  UteIndianAff Indian Affairs  FM  Federal 

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