Overlay Regional InterOperability Network (ORION) Radio IDs

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Regional Unit ID Planning

Unit ID Agency
3XXX Currituck County, NC
542XXXX Gloucester County
544XXXX Isle of Wight County
545XXXX James City County
546XXXX Mathews County
547XXXX Southampton County
550XXXX Surry County
552XXXX York County
553XXXX Hampton City
554XXXX Newport News City
555XXXX Norfolk City
556XXXX Portsmouth City
557XXXX Suffolk City
558XXXX Virginia Beach City Public Safety
559XXXX Virginia Beach City Services
560XXXX Chesapeake City
561XXXX Williamsburg City
564XXXX Poquoson City
1205XXX US Department of Justice

Fort Eustis

Consoles: 8784 (ORION Weekly Test)


Consoles: 30985 (ORION Weekly Test)

Gloucester County

542XXXX Consoles: 32303 (ORION Weekly Test)


Portables: 553xxxx, being upgraded to APX series

Dispatcher/Consoles: 4131 (ORION Weekly Test)

TGID's: 201-300

Isle of Wight County

Consoles: 30902 (ORION Weekly Test)

James City County


Consoles: 32302 (ORION Weekly Test)

Mathews County

Consoles: 5460001

Newport News

Portables: 554xxxx

Consoles: 6901 (ORION Weekly Test)

TGID's for P25 system being built: 101-618


Nightingale Dispatch: 30901 (ORION Weekly Test)



Portables: 1xxxx Police 12xxx-13xxx some 134xx new PD Cars are 4xxxx ,FR is 134xx-139xx

Consoles: on Norfolk's system 160xx Consoles: 12201 (ORION Weekly Test)

TGID's: 601- 661

Norfolk International Airport

ORF Dispatch/Consoles: 15266 (ORION Weekly Test and Norfolk P25)



Portables: 17xxx,18xxx

Consoles: 16601 (ORION Weekly Test)

TGID's: 801-899

Southampton County

Consoles: 30919 (ORION Weekly Test)


Portables: ,19xxx, 2xxxx, 557xxxx

Consoles: 191xx

TGID's: 1001- 1105

New P25 TGID'S : 1001-1105

Currituck County

Portables: 3XXX

Surry County

Consoles: 31393 (ORION Weekly Test)

United States Coast Guard - Sector Hampton Roads

Consoles: 5085 (ORION Weekly Test)

Virginia Beach

Unit ID Agency Type
1XX Emergency Communications and Citizen Services Consoles
5580XXX Police Department Portable
5581XXX Police Department Portable
5583XXX Police Department Mobile
5584XXX Fire Department Portable
5585XXX Fire Department Mobile
5586XXX Emergency Medical Services Portable
5587XXX Emergency Medical Services Mobile
5588XXX Sheriffs Office Portable/Mobile
5589XXX Emergency Management/ECC Portable/Mobile
5590XXX General Services Portable/Mobile
5592XXX Public Utilities Portable/Mobile
5593XXX Public Works Portable/Mobile
5594XXX Public Schools Portable/Mobile
5595XXX Public Schools Portable/Mobile
5596XXX Convention Center/Aquarium Portable/Mobile

Virginia State Police/STARS

Consoles: 24024 (ORION Weekly Test)

York County

Consoles: 39001 (ORION Weekly Test)

VA Beach Dispatch is in charge of the weekly ORION roll call held Wednesdays at 04:00 hours. The test includes: City of Chesapeake,Fort Eustis Army Base , City of Franklin,Gloucester County, City of Hampton, Isle of Wight County , James City County ,Mathews County, City of Newport News, Nightingale, City of Norfolk, Norfolk International Airport (ORF), City of Portsmouth, Southampton County, Surry County, City of Suffolk, Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads (USCG), Virginia State Police, and York - Poquoson - Williamsburg.

Virginia Beach Radio Ids

P suffix- Used by VBEMS ambulances, means a paramedic or EMT-Intermediate is on board.

S suffix - Used by VBEMS ambulances, means an EMT-Advanced (AEMT) is on board.

Zone medics are SUVs staffed by a VBEMS paramedic. They are added to an advanced life support level call along with a BLS ambulance to make an ALS unit for the duration of a given call.

EMS0X = Field supervisors (ie EMS01, EMS02, etc). These units are automatically assigned to higher priority call types and can also self-assign to any call at their discretion.

ECH10 = EMS Chief 10. This is the duty chief for a given shift.


109- Fire Dispatcher

113- Fire Dispatcher


Keep in mind that some VBEMS radios are assigned to individuals versus units. Personnel may use their personal radio while signed onto a given unit. Radio IDs for a unit are assigned in the MDT when the unit logs on.

105- EMS Dispatcher

114- EMS Dispatcher


104- 1st Dispatcher

106- 4th Dispatcher

110- 3rd Dispatcher

111- AC Dispatcher

112- 2nd Dispatcher

114- Beach Dispatcher

115- 3rd Dispatcher

Virginia Department of Transportation

13633- VDOT Smart Traffic

13976- VDOT Smart Traffic

Virginia Port Authority

63710- VPA Dispatcher


2- CPD Dispatcher

10- CFD Dispatcher

1753- CFD EMS 3

1755- CFD Engine 10

7823- NNFD Squad 4

7860- NNFD Rescue 1

8043- HFR Engine ?

12201- Norfolk Dispatcher

24024- VSP Dispatcher