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Radio Systems Status
The following is known about Public Safety Communications Systems in the affected areas:
- NOPD's Wide Area EDACS ProVoice system is currently DOWN and NOT operational. The system survived the initial hurricane, but subsequent flooding has knocked out generators. Currently, NOPD is working off of NPSPAC-1 and NPSPAC-2, with 1 being dedicated to all east bank operations, and 2 being dedicated to west bank operations. NOFD and EMS operations are unknown at this time.
- St Tammany Parish's EDACS ProVoice system is currently DOWN and NOT operational. Units are using legacy VHF repeaters (Covington Fire?) for all communications.
- Most sites for the Lousisiana State Smartzone system are operational, however reports indicate that the North Shore Smartzone sites are currently down. Communications are occuring on the Smartzone system in the New Orleans Metro Area.
- The Bridge City Site is Down
- The LaPlace Site is UP
- Northshore Sites are Down
- Harrison County EDACS system is currently operational
- Gulfport - Unknown
- Biloxi - Unknown
- Mobile - Unknown
Live Feeds of Public Safety Communications
- David Hitchner in Baton Rouge is providing a dual stereo from Baton Rouge
- The Right Channel is in Search mode providing all of Baton Rouge's State system site freqs. - The Left channel is providing 345.0 AM US Customs/US Coast Guard Operations. This feed can be found here:
- The Main Feed: http://www.radioreference.com:8080/lspbtr.m3u (100 User Limit - Please Use as Relay Source Only)
- http://nola-intel.org:8003/fema - 1000 users max, Bandwidth donated by 15minuteservers.com
- http://mirror1.ev1helps.net:8080/lspbtr.m3u - 2000 users max
- http://stfunoob.com/nola/scanner.pls - 2500 users max
- http://us3.comclub.org:8000/fema_scanner - 1000 users
- http://radio2.wrpn.net:5000/nola_scanner.m3u - 32 clients max; located in Columbus, OH, USA
- http://fyreplace.com:12345 - 50 clients max; located in Houston, TX, USA
- http://radio.artplz.com:8000/BatonRouge - 600 clients max; located in Dallas, TX, USA
- http://egg.dishnuts.net:8000/LASP.m3u - 100 clients max; located in Boise, ID, USA
- PFish, located in NW Louisiana, is streaming talkgroups from the State Smartzone site located there:
- The Main Feed: http://22.214.171.124:8000/live.m3u (300 User Limit - Please Use as Relay Source Only)
- http://nola-intel.org:8001/scan - 1000 users max, Bandwidth donated by 15minuteservers.com
- http://ev1helps.net:8000 - 2000 users max
- http://stfunoob.com/nola/scanner.pls - 2500 users max, Both scanner streams
- http://us3.comclub.org:8000/no_scanner - 1000 users max
- http://126.96.36.199:8002 - 200 users max
- http://www.firefeeds.com/feedroom/la-neworleans.html - listen in-page
- Houston AstroDome Operations
- San Antonio Operations
Callsigns in Use on the Louisiana State System
Fuel Mobile 1 -- Fuel Truck Fuel Mobile 2 -- Fuel Truck Fuel Mobile 3 -- Fuel Truck seemed to be primarily for medical centers earlier Pelican 6 -- Military aircraft working rescue operations. Pelican 3 -- Military aircraft working rescue operations. Bulldog JOC(?) -- Military Police Joint Ops. Center(?) State EOC -- Louisiana State Emerg. Ops. Center Pelican Base -- Aircraft Base. Eagle Base -- Eagle Base is the Colonels operation location New Orleans EOC -- New Orleans Emerg. Ops. Center Defender 1 -- Military Aircraft providing coverage near troops operating in city area (SWAT) Saint Charles EOC -- St. Charles Emerg. Ops. Center Region 9 EOC -- Region 9 Emerg. Ops. Center Bayou77 EOC -- Bayou77 Emerg. Ops. Center Bulldog 6 -- Military Police Unit Defender 5 -- Military Aircraft Essler(?) Ops -- Essler(?) Operations Center Dragon 15 -- Unk. Pelican JOC(?) -- Aircraft Joint Ops. Center(?) Eagle 5 -- Unk. Defender 6 -- Military Aircraft Pelican 3 Alpha -- Military Aircraft (Help with the Alpha) Tiger 5 -- Unk. Eagle 2 Alpha -- Unk. Bulldog 3 -- Military Police Unit
- 123.000 and 123.025 AM is used for helo intercoordination in the New Orleans Metro area.
- 345.000 is the USCG Primary Air to Air / Air to Ground Frequency
- Marine Channel 16 (156.8) and 22 (157.100) are used by the USCG for operations.
- The USCG is using their HF frequencies of 5696 and 8983 USB for long distance commsn.
- The Department of Homeland Security Assets, USCG, and ICE are using the COTHEN network extensively for comms.
Amateur Radio - Ham Radio Operations
- 14325 USB - Primary Hurricane Net Related Operations
- 14265 USB - SATERN Net (Salvation Army Relief Network)