Fort Worth Regional Radio System

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Public Trunked Radio System

NameFort Worth Regional Radio System
OwnersArlington City, Bedford City, Euless City, Forth Worth City, Grand Prairie City, Irving City,, Midlothian City, Southlake City, Johnson County
Owner TypePublic
CountiesTarrant, Johnson, Denton, Dallas, Ellis
CountryUnited States

System Details
Band700/800 MHz
TypeProject 25 Phase II
NAC440, 441, 443, 445, 447, 448

FCC Callsign(s)
WNDW499, WNFV258, WNXE704, WPFR225, WPJQ645, WPJR315, WQKC303, WQPX822, WQQV529, WQSE492, WQYW906

Expired/Cancelled Callsigns

System-specific links
DatabaseFCC Site Map
ForumRR Site Map

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Wiki HomeCollaboration Gateway → United States → TexasTarrant, Johnson, Denton, Dallas, Ellis Counties → Fort Worth Regional Radio System TRS

Welcome to the Fort Worth Regional Radio System collaboration article, a Multi-County Public Trunked Radio System located in Tarrant, Johnson, Denton, Dallas, Ellis Counties, Texas, United States.
This is where you, the user, may index any articles you develop for scanning related topics for this Trunked Radio System.

  • Some talkgroups on this system may be using P25 Phase II TDMA modulation, which can only be monitored using a P25 Phase II capable scanner or receiver.
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As of 10/1/2010 the cities of Colleyville, Keller, and Southlake are sharing dispatch operations. For the police, it's handy to know the unit numbers. They are dispatched by "NETCOM" on the NETCOM Patrol 1 talkgroup on the NE Tarrant/Site 3 of the Fort Worth Regional Radio System. Update 8/2/2018, several of the NETCOM police and fire talkgroups are now carried on Layer 1(Site1) in addition to NE Tarrant/Site 3.

Police Department Unit Numbers

1##s Colleyville

2##s Southlake

3##s Keller, which also patrols Westlake

It sounds like the 2nd digit will be the shift for most of the patrol units.

18# Colleyville School Patrol

7## Southlake School Patrol

This is important to know now, because they are all on NETCOM PATRL 1.

Similarly, the cities of Richland Hills, North Richland Hills, Haltom City, and Watauga share dispatching for police, fire, and animal control officers (ACO) on shared channels on Layer 2/Site 2 of the Fort Worth Regional Radio System. Dispatchers address each city's units with the city name and then the unit number. For example, "North Hills 304". The first digit of 3 digit unit numbers are probably the shift number(need to confirm this). These units use NRHW Patrol 1 for their primary patrol channel.

Mansfield and Kennedale also share dispatching for their police and fire departments and can be heard on the Mansfield/Site 5 as well as Layer 2/Site 2 on the Fort Worth Regional Radio system. Mansfield police units are typically 4##s and Kennedale police units are typically 3##s, both on Mansfield Patrol 1. The second digit is often a letter that might correspond to the shift or beat.

Fire Units

Fire Units you are likely to hear on this system.

10 Lake Worth 13 River Oaks 14 Saginaw 15# Bedford 18 White Settlement 19 Everman 20# Hurst 21 Eagle Mountain 22# North Richland Hills 23 Forest Hills 24# Colleyville 25 Sansom Park 26 Rendon 28 Haslet 29# Richland Hills 31# Watauga 35 Edgecliff Village 40# Southlake 47# Haltom City 48# Westlake 52 Azle 53 Benbrook 54 Crowley

55# Euless

56# Grapevine

58# Keller

59 Kennedale

Battallion chiefs and specialized units only use the first 2 digits("Battalion 24", "Heavy Rescue 56", etc.). Most others will be 3 digits, with the 3rd digit being the apparatus's station assignment. Example, Truck 153 is Bedford's Truck at station 3, Engine 201 is Hurst's engine at station 1.

Fort Worth Fire Department 2020 Battalion Realignments

Battalion 1 (South, Spinks Airport) Stations 4, 10, [17], 21, 28, 29, 42

Battalion 2 (downtown/short S/SW/W) Stations 1, [2], 5, 6, 8, 18

Battalion 3 (N/NW of downtown, Stockyards, Meacham Airport) Stations 12, 13, 15, [25], 40, 44

Battalion 4 (East/SE) Stations 3, 7, 22, [24], 27, 33

Battalion 5 (West/SW) Stations 16, 23, 26, [30], 32, 36, 39

Battalion 6 (far north, Alliance Airport) Stations 11, 34, [35], 37, 38, 41

Battalion 7 (E/NE of downtown) Stations 9, 14, [19], 20, 31

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