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|Owner      = '''<u>State Agencies</u>'''<br/>Texas State DOT<br/><br/>'''<u>Counties</u>'''<br/>Bastrop, Burnet, Jim Hogg, Starr, Travis, Webb, Williamson, Zapata<br/><br/>'''<u>Cities</u>'''<br/>Austin, Giddings, Lockhart, Marble Falls, Roma<br/><br/>'''<u>Others</u>'''<br/>Middle Rio Grande Development Council<br/><br/>
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|Owner      = '''<u>State Agencies</u>'''<br/>Texas State DOT<br/><br/>'''<u>Counties</u>'''<br/>Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Jim Hogg, Starr, Travis, Webb, Williamson, Zapata<br/><br/>'''<u>Cities</u>'''<br/>Austin, Bee Cave, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Giddings, Lakeway, Lockhart, Luling, Marble Falls, Mustang Ridge, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Taylor<br/><br/>'''<u>Others</u>'''<br/>Middle Rio Grande Development Council<br/><br/>
 
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|State      = [[Texas (US)|Texas]]
 
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The following agencies use this system:
 
The following agencies use this system:
  
* City of Austin (including APD, AFD, EMS, Convention Center, trash, water, streets, animal control, etc)
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=== [Travis County] ===
* Travis County (TCSO, parks, school crossing guards, road crews, corrections)  
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* Travis County Fire/EMS Agencies  including STARflight talking to those agencies
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* City of Austin
* Austin ISD police, busses and within the schools.
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    - Public Safety: APD, AFD, ATCEMS
* Austin Community College  (ACC Police mostly)  
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    - Austin Convention Center, trash, water, streets, animal control, etc
* Capital Metro is using LCRA system.
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    - CTECC (Combined Transportation, Emergency, and Communications Center)
* Cities of Manor, Lakeway, Pflugerville, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills
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* Travis County  
* Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) along with the VHF also.
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    - Sheriff's Office (TCSO), Constables Offices (TCCO)
* Texas DOT  is mostly using the LCRA system; except maintenance on cameras and freeway signs.
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    - Parks, school crossing guards, road crews, corrections
* Texas Legislative Council  (very little heard and mostly on 700 Mhz)
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    - Austin-Travis County EMS, STARFlight, ESD1 EMS, Pflugerville Fire (EMS), Travis County Fire/Rescue (EMS)
* Texas House of Representatives  (very little heard and mostly on 700 Mhz)
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    - All ESDs (Fire)
* The University of Texas police, maintenance, events
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* Other cities within Travis County
* Williamson County  mostly scrambled
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    - Manor†, Lakeway, Bee Cave, Pflugerville, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills, Mustang Ridge‡
* Cities of Cedar Park, Georgetown, Leander and Round Rock mostly scrambled
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* Austin Independent School District
* Bastrop County using 2 systems (2 towers)
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    - Police, Buses, and Schools
* Caldwell County 700 and 800 Mhz
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* Austin Community College
* Lee County not much traffic heard
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    - ACC Police (and occasional operations)
* Agencies in the Middle Rio Grande Valley
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* The University of Texas
* Burnet, Blanco and Llano County along with some old VHF
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    - UT Police
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    - Maintenance, Events, etc.
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* Other Universities
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    - St. Edward's University
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* Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
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* Capital Metro is using LCRA Open Sky
  
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=== [Williamson County] ===
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(mostly scrambled except few fire channels)
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* Williamson County
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    - Sheriff's Office, Constable's Offices
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    - EMS
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* Cities
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    - Cedar Park, Georgetown, Leander, Round Rock, Taylor, Granger, Thrall, Jarrell, Liberty Hill
  
==User Observations==
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=== [State Agencies] ===
1473 is not Security Team 2; they are discussing which baggage conveyor belts to use. As far as I know there is only one security talkgroup.
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* Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
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    - Also use VHF
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* TxDOT (starting to use system more including road crews, sand trucks, etc. -- Also operate on LCRA P25)
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* Texas Legislative Council (minimal traffic - 700  MHz)
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* Texas House of Representatives (minimal traffic - 700 MHz)
  
They have allocated to them Facilities Maintenance, Building Maintenance, and Airfield Maintenance. There are also Operations, which deals with things like flights being late and gate changes and such, and Operations Security, which are the heavily armed men in black roaming the concourse. There are 4 talkgroups allocated for general purpose airport use that are not used for anything. There are a few others as well. I can't identify which talkgroup number goes with which use however.
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=== [Other Counties] ===
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* Bastrop County
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* Caldwell County (700/800 MHz)
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    - Sheriff's Office, Constable's Offices
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    - Lockhart Police, Fire/Rescue, and EMS
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    - Luling Police, Fire, and EMS
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    - Police in the City of Mustang Ridge, and Martindale‡
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    - Multiple County Fire Departments (including Travis County Fire Rescue - TCESD#11/CCESD#1/HCESD#1)
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* Lee County not much traffic heard
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* Burnet, Blanco, and Llano County (along with some VHF)
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* Agencies in the Middle Rio Grande Valley
  
September 2017 observations:
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† Manor Police is dispatched and operates on TCSO BKR (Baker [TG 2403]
TG 563: no longer parking enforcement, traffic revolves around repairing hydrants.
 
TG 554: appears to be the new parking enforcement TG.  Talk group not currently listed here.
 
TG 617: WCSD (COA Wireless Communications Services Division) -- heard testing BDA system at a water plant.  Talk group not currently listed here.
 
TG 592: Security team, possibly for city hall based on traffic.  Talk group not currently listed here.
 
TG 3625: Some form of police, traffic indicates Del Rio, TX area.  Talk group not currently listed here.
 
  
==Related Wiki Pages==
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‡ Mustang Ridge operates on both TCSO Channels and CCSO Channels due to location of city. Mainly heard on TCSO BKR (Baker) [TG 2403] and CCSO TRAF (Traffic) [TG 5396]
*[[Austin PD Patrol Radio Zone/Mode Configuration]]
 
*[[Austin Fire Department Zones and Talkgroups]]
 
*[[Greater Austin/Travis Regional Radio System (GATRRS) Technical Details]]
 
*[[Programming Your PRO-96 or PRO-2096 for GATRRS]]
 
*[[GATRRS UIDs]]
 
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Latest revision as of 15:16, 6 June 2020

Multi-County
Public Trunked Radio System


NameGreater Austin/Travis Regional Radio System (GATRRS)
OwnersState Agencies
Texas State DOT

Counties
Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Jim Hogg, Starr, Travis, Webb, Williamson, Zapata

Cities
Austin, Bee Cave, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Giddings, Lakeway, Lockhart, Luling, Marble Falls, Mustang Ridge, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Taylor

Others
Middle Rio Grande Development Council

Owner TypePublic
CountiesMultiple
StateTexas
CountryUnited States

System Details
BandVHF High, 700/800 MHz
TypeProject 25 Phase I
ID13E
WACNBEE00
NAC?

FCC Callsign(s)
KNNI571, WPIR949, WPLP814, WPLW286, WPPZ330, WPQY686, WPQY813, WPVZ405, WPVZ406, WPVZ407, WPVZ408, WPVZ409, WPVZ410, WPVZ411, WPVZ412, WPVZ413, WPVZ414, WPVZ418, WPVZ419, WPVZ421, WPVZ422, WPVZ424, WPVZ426, WPVZ427, WPVZ428, WPVZ432, WPWJ533, WPXX380, WPXX386, WPYU318, WPZR511, WPZW899, WPZW901, WQBC298, WQBG890, WQDN876, WQES801, WQEW741, WQGH438, WQIV852, WQKS686, WQLK666, WQMI747, WQOM797, WQQQ831, WQUL475, WQVA552, WQWY841, WQXX969

Expired/Cancelled Callsigns
WQIC798, WQIC799, WQKQ563, WQLA844

System-specific links
DatabaseFCC Site Map
ForumRR Site Map

Other Resources
Trunktracking
FAQ
Trunktracking
Glossary

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System Users

The following agencies use this system:

[Travis County]

  • City of Austin
    - Public Safety: APD, AFD, ATCEMS
    - Austin Convention Center, trash, water, streets, animal control, etc
    - CTECC (Combined Transportation, Emergency, and Communications Center)
  • Travis County
    - Sheriff's Office (TCSO), Constables Offices (TCCO)
    - Parks, school crossing guards, road crews, corrections
    - Austin-Travis County EMS, STARFlight, ESD1 EMS, Pflugerville Fire (EMS), Travis County Fire/Rescue (EMS)
    - All ESDs (Fire)
  • Other cities within Travis County
    - Manor†, Lakeway, Bee Cave, Pflugerville, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills, Mustang Ridge‡
  • Austin Independent School District
    - Police, Buses, and Schools
  • Austin Community College
    - ACC Police (and occasional operations)
  • The University of Texas
    - UT Police
    - Maintenance, Events, etc.
  • Other Universities
    - St. Edward's University
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
  • Capital Metro is using LCRA Open Sky

[Williamson County]

(mostly scrambled except few fire channels)

  • Williamson County
    - Sheriff's Office, Constable's Offices
    - EMS
  • Cities
    - Cedar Park, Georgetown, Leander, Round Rock, Taylor, Granger, Thrall, Jarrell, Liberty Hill

[State Agencies]

  • Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
    - Also use VHF
  • TxDOT (starting to use system more including road crews, sand trucks, etc. -- Also operate on LCRA P25)
  • Texas Legislative Council (minimal traffic - 700 MHz)
  • Texas House of Representatives (minimal traffic - 700 MHz)

[Other Counties]

  • Bastrop County
  • Caldwell County (700/800 MHz)
    - Sheriff's Office, Constable's Offices
    - Lockhart Police, Fire/Rescue, and EMS
    - Luling Police, Fire, and EMS
    - Police in the City of Mustang Ridge, and Martindale‡
    - Multiple County Fire Departments (including Travis County Fire Rescue - TCESD#11/CCESD#1/HCESD#1)
  • Lee County not much traffic heard
  • Burnet, Blanco, and Llano County (along with some VHF)
  • Agencies in the Middle Rio Grande Valley

† Manor Police is dispatched and operates on TCSO BKR (Baker [TG 2403]

‡ Mustang Ridge operates on both TCSO Channels and CCSO Channels due to location of city. Mainly heard on TCSO BKR (Baker) [TG 2403] and CCSO TRAF (Traffic) [TG 5396]

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