Howard County (MO)

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Howard County

Howard County Sheriff Central Dispatch

Frequency  Input   
License  Type  Tone  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode  Tag 
155.23500  154.13000   WQBL551   RM  179.9 PL  HowardCo EMS EMS: Dispatch [Expired 11/14]  FMN  EMS Dispatch 
151.25000  158.97000   KNFL501   RM  74.4 PL  HowardCo Sheriff Sheriff: Backup to MOSWIN  FMN  Law Dispatch 
155.05500      WPMH573   BM    HowardCo EMA Emergency Management   FMN  Emergency Ops 
151.01000  156.07500   WPWG327   RM    HowardCo Roads Roads and Bridges (Fayette) [Expired 11/22]  FMN  Public Works 
155.58750  159.07500   WQMF454   RM  210.7 PL  HowardCo FPD Fire: Dispatch  FMN  Fire Dispatch 
154.34000      WQMF454     Howard Firegrnd Fireground  FMN  Fire-Tac 
  • WQBL551 -- expired 2014
  • Sheriff frequency is used by MHP on large events/incidents
  • Sheriff frequency is most likely used for New Franklin City Police, for vehicle/person checks
  • Sheriff frequency has been monitored from Kingdom City in Callaway County.
  • Sheriff contacts Boone County units on 154.0925, the Boone County Jail frequency.

MOSWIN usage

  • Sheriff in use full time, talkgroups 27501-27503 (as of 1/22)
  • Fayette Police, Glasgow Police, all Fire/EMS should be moving to the system in the future
  • RID 1049079 - Howard County Sheriff Central Dispatch

Howard County EMA

  • 12/22 - new WRVN411 - 151.01 Repeater with 156.075 (FX1) input (NFM at Fayette)

Municipalities and Districts

Howard County Fire Protection District

  • WQMF454
  • FX2 at Fayette - 458.2625
  • FX2 at New Franklin - 453.3875
  • FX2 at Bonne Femme - 453.1875
  • FX2 at New Franklin - 453.7875

Howard County Ambulance District


Frequency  Input   
License  Type  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode  Tag 
151.10000  159.00000   WQIT767   RM  Armstrg Fire Fire: Operations   FMN  Fire-Tac 

Armstrong Fire Protection District


Frequency  License  Type  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode  Tag 
155.76000  KAU856   BM  Fayette Police 2 Police  FMN  Law Tac 
155.94000  KAU856   BM  Fayette Police 1 Police (97.4?)  FMN  Law Tac 
  • On 155.94000, only the Fayette PD dispatcher has been heard, not the units.
  • HCSO dispatches for FPD

New Franklin

  • Geographically the southern most city in the county
Frequency  License  Type  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode  Tag 
155.43000  KNFM265   BM  NewFrkln Police Police  FMN  Law Dispatch 

Glasgow City

Frequency  Input   
License  Type  Tone  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode  Tag 
153.77000      WNHV254   100.0 PL  Glasglow PubWrk Services  FMN  Public Works 
154.25000  153.77000   WNHV254   RM    Glasgow Fire Fire / City Services  FMN  Fire Dispatch 
155.70000  154.71000   WPEE503   RM  136.5 PL  Glasgow Police Police: Dispatch <b>[Expired 2/24]  FMN  Law Dispatch 
  • Police dispatched by Sheriff
  • Glasgow City sits on the river.
  • Listeners will hear a beeping sound as field units begin contacting dispatch.

Schools and Colleges

Fayette R7 School District

Fayette R3 School District

  • WQZN838 152.945 Repeater with 159.555 (NFM) for Buses

New Franklin R1 Schools

Central Methodist University (Fayette)

  • 451.65 Repeater (NFM at Holt Hall); 464.375 Base/Mobile; 451.325, 464.675, other UHF Mobiles WNXY693

Other Frequencies

Frequency Input License Type Tone Out Tone In Alpha Tag Description Mode Tag
154.25000 Glasgow Fire NFM Fire-Tac
153.77000 100.0 Glasgow Public Works NFM Public Works
151.01000 Howard County Public Works
used often in summer, seldom in winter
NFM Public Works
155.34750 Ambulance patient report to hospital NFM Hospital
151.38000 WQPL584 Korte Farms Base/Mobile
NFM Business
160.06500 WPUP456 Sanders Farms Base/Mobile
NFM Business
159.60000 WPSF737 Strooltman Farm Mobile
NFM Business
152.40500 WQQP900 Wies Farms Base/Mobile
NFM Business
  • File:Howard County All Scanner Frequencies.xls -- Excel file for the whole county, by User:17TLS02
  • Patients with serious conditions often are transported to the University Of Missouri (Columbia,MO).
  • Patients with minor conditions may be transported to Cooper Memorial Medical Center in Bonneville,MO.

Codes and Signals

Brevity Codes

  • This county does use ten codes but most of the time uses plain English.

10-99's Stand for if they have any warrants Also search for warrants

10-28 Full Registration Information J-1 Vehicle Registration J-2 Driver's License Or Photo ID

If radio traffic is not understandable by either Dispatch or an officer they will ask if they could give them a 10-21 which is a phone call.

10-4 Message Understood 10-8 In Service and or Completed Last Assignment 10-23 Arrived At Scene

Apparatus/Unit Numbers

  • The Howard County Sheriff drives a truck, All the other vehicles are older style Crown Victoria sedans.
  • 491 - ? possibly associated with HCSO Sheriff's truck
  • 606 - (at the) Howard County Jail.
  • 693 - HCSO Patrol car
  • 694 - HCSO Patrol car
  • 695 - HCSO Officer
  • 7xx - (The 700's might all be New Franklin PD units.)
  • 712 - New Franklin Police - new ford explorer.
  • 713 - New Franklin Police - unit
  • 714 - New Franklin unit ?
  • State Car 720 - MHP State Officer. She drives a Dodge Charger (black or dark blue).

Federal Agencies heard in Howard County (MO)

You can hear the DEA when you are in Howard County, MO on MOSWIN on talkgroup: 23380. You have to have a P25 Phase I or II digital scanner to hear this talkgroup.

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