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Montgomery County (IL)

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Montgomery County 911 / ETSB

  • Established Oct 1995; receives about 20,000 calls a year
  • Dispatches for EMA, MABAS Division 56, Haz-Mat and Dive Team.
  • Dispatches for Litchfield Police except Mon-Fri 0800-1600
  • Shoal Creek also dispatched direct on 154.13 162.2 PL by Bond County 911.
  • Weekly Test Page on Monday nights at 7:30pm for all departments (Back-up PSAP at Taylorville/Christian County 911) (mutiple freqs/tones)
  • Departments use the "I Am Responding" phone app
  • 6/22 - The county is going to purchase a VHF simulcast for 911 using ARPA funds ($345,000)
  • 7/22 - New FCC License modification to current Fire Frequencies, adding NXDN/DMR/P25 emissions WQFE421

Dispatches agencies: Coffeen Fire, Farmersville Fire/Ambulance, Fillmore Fire, Hillsboro Fire/Ambulance, Irving Fire, Litchfield Fire/EMS, Nokomis-Witt Ambulance, Nokomis Fire, Raymond-Harvel Fire (2 page tone sets), Raymond-Harvel Ambulance, Shoal Creek Fire & Rescue, Witt Fire, 911 and EMA Coordinator, HAZMAT Team, Hazmat Tone NE, Hazmat Tone SE, Hazmat Tone SE (heard rebroadcast on 154.13 162.2 PL)

Uses Fireground Blue for Water Operations

  • 154.325 D047 for Northwest Depts; D023 for Northeast Depts; D223 for Southeast Depts. (1/13)
  • 154.325 D047 heard paging Raymond-Harvel Fire (with DTMF tail, via phone?) (also on 225.7?) (8/13)

Reported that departments use their local repeater (Chris Coss) that feeds into (simulcasts on) the 151.46 Rptr. 911 still simulcasts 151.4 R pages/dispatches locally on 154.325 (which some pagers are still on).

  • WRMC646 - License for 155.055 IREACH

Chris Coss Frequencies

WQDM689 -- 90.35 DISPATCH FOR COMMUINCATIONS COMPANY AND TACTICAL USE BY LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES WQFE421 -- 90.35 RADIO COMMUNICATION USE BY ELIGIBLES.

  • 140 N. MAIN STREET - HILLSBORO
  • CLEVELAND & MAIN STREETS - PANAMA
  • 502 S. SHERMAN - LITCHFIELD
  • 159.7125 151.8575 WQFE421 RM 162 DPL *heard 10/14/06 - Appears to be a simulcast of 154.325/151.4600 was Paging Shoal Creek Fire
  • SOUTH EAST & NOBBE STREETS - FARMERSVILLE
  • CAPPS & MILLER STREETS - NOKOMIS POPLAR & W. RAILROAD STREETS - FILLMORE

Greg Nimmo Frequencies

4/06 Most bases are located at or near a fire department. PRIVATE BUS DISPATCH RADIOS WILL BE USED TO COORDINATE DAILY BUS DISPATCHING ACTIVITIES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS

  • 140 N MAIN ST HILLSBORO, IL
  • CORNER OF CLEVELAND AND MAIN ST PANAMA
  • 502 S SHERMAN LITCHFIELD
  • CORNER OF S EAST AND NOBBE FARMERSVILLE
  • CORNER OF CAPPS AND MILLER NOKOMIS
  • CORNER OF POPLAR AND W RAILROAD FILMORE

Montgomery County Sheriff

  • Sheriff Units: 68-xx
  • 68-91 (1/21)
  • 173.25 100.0 (heard in Litchfield, both sides of conversation of Sheriff repeater 2/14, 4/14) (hrd Farmersville 5/15)
  • Summer 2022 - Transitioned to new P25 radio system. All sheriff/police in the county can now talk to each other.

2022 Sheriff/Rural Law P25 System (assumed that 10xx are mobile units and 11xx are portables)

  • 1000 Dispatch?
  • 1004
  • 1013
  • 1104
  • 1113

Municipalities and Districts

Townships and Water Districts

Bois D'Arc Township

  • WQQN324 - Road Ops on 159.4575 Base/Mobile (NFM at Farmersville) possibly 103.5PL hrd 2015)

Coffeen (City)

  • 155.41500 KNEZ869 BM Coffeen City City Operations (162.2?) [Expired] FMN Multi-Dispatch
  • 155.80500 WPIS436 BM Coffeen PW Public Works [Expired] FMN Public Works

Coffeen Fire Protection District

Donnellson

  • Fire provided by Shoal Creek FPD

Farmersville

  • WQSI931 - 159.96 Base/Mobile, assumed for Water Department operations (NFM)
  • 173.39 91.5 PL also heard in use (Musical Notes) (12/13)

Farmersville-Waggoner Fire Department / Ambulance

  • Reported that Rural Towns pages repeat off the tower at Farmersville

Fillmore (Village)

  • 2022 App 0010256941 for Water Data - 451.6125 FXO

Fillmore Community Fire Protection District

  • Coverage area includes parts of Fayette County.
  • EMS provided by Hillsboro Ambulance.

Hillsboro (City)

Police

  • Former: 155.085R (153.8375) WPYY616 RM 210.7 PL (Voice Inversion capable) (change to D351 2018)
  • 154.445 - Fire: Paging/Dispatch (rpts 154.325 D023, then rpts on 154.325 CSQ) 6pm Test Page (pages on 151.45 1/18)

Hillsboro Area Ambulance Service

  • Responds to: Hillsboro, Fillmore

Irving (City?)

  • Police provided by Sheriff, Hillsboro; EMS provided by Hillsboro Ambulance

Irving Volunteer Fire Department

  • 154.17500 WNMQ811 BM IrvingFireground Fireground [Expired 9/13]

Litchfield (City)

Litchfield Police Department

  • Dispatched locally Mon-Fri 0800-1600, by county the remaining time
  • Transitioned to a new P25 system Summer 2022 after being on a DMR Tier 3 system for a short time

Tier 3 RIDs

  • 4 - Dispatcher
  • 213 "213"
  • 397
  • 649

Litchfield Fire Department

  • Staff of 10 paid, 37 volunteer protecting 10,000 people in 33 sq miles out of 2 stations.
  • Member of MABAS 56 and the 3M Firemen's Association Litchfield,
  • May request Mutual Aid from Mt. Olive Fire/EMS for areas around I-55. Also may contact Mac911 on 154.7475R for info or assistance
  • 154.37 also licensed on KCN968 (but not known to be in use)

Mount Olive

Mount Olive Fire Protection District

  • Serves a small portion of I-55 and land in Montgomery County, mostly in Macoupin County.

Nokomis

Nokomis Fire

  • Responds to Coaltan

Nokomis-Witt Area Ambulance Service

  • Coverage area: Nokomis, Witt, Ohlman
  • 155.20500 WPFA581 BM NokomisWitt EMS EMS: Local [Expired 6/14]

Panama

Shoal Creek Fire and Rescue (Panama)

  • Serves: Panama, Donnellson

Raymond

  • 154.995 CSQ, Montgomery Co 911 paging Raymond Harvel Fire/Ambulance for 10-50 (12/16/13)

Taylor Springs

Taylor Springs Volunteer Fire Department

Witt

Witt Volunteer Fire Department

School Districts

Hillsboro Community Unit School District 3

Litchfield Community Unit School District 12

Nokomis Unit School District #22

Panhandle Community Unit School District 2 (Raymond)

District serves the communities of Raymond, Harvel, Waggoner and Farmersville

  • 155.235 D503 heard in use btwn Raymond and Rochester, unknown ops. (3/13)

Maps and Images

Montgomery County Townships Map

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Montgomery County Pager Tones

Agency (Updated)
Tone A
Tone B
NW/SE/SW/NE All County 634.5 / 707.3
NW/SE/SW/NE Hazmat 433.7 / 539.0
EMA 349.0 / 669.9
Coffeen Fire 349.0 / 410.8
Farmerville-Waggoner Ambulance 339.6 long
Farmerville-Waggoner Fire 312.7 / 339.6
Filmore Ambulance
Filmore Fire 524.8 / 602.6 QCI
Filmore Fire 667.5 / 712.5
Hillsboro Ambulance (2018) 746.8 600.9
Hillsboro Fire 600.9 / 634.5
Irving Fire 330.5 / 433.7
Litchfield Fire/EMS long 645.7
Litchfield Fire (2018) 524.6 879.0
Litchfield Fire 346.7 / 881.0
Nokomis-Witt Ambulance 778.5 / 746.8
Nokomis Fire 458.57? / 389.13?
Raymond/Harvel Ambulance long 539.0
Raymond-Harvel Fire (too?) very long 539.0
Raymond Harvel Fire 634.5 / 832.5
Raymond Harvel Fire 832.5 / 634.5
Shoal Creek First Responders long 389.0
Shoal Creek Fire Department 483.5 / 389.0
Taylor Springs Fire (2018) 634.5 600.9
Witt Fire 553.9 / 584.8

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