Pickens County (SC)
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Public Safety Radio Information
Some Fire, EMS, and Rescue Units are dispatched by the Pickens County 911 answering point located at the Law Enforcement Center. Clemson and Easley dispatch their own fire and police departments.
EMS - 155.1750 Mhz Medic 1 (Pickens) Medic 2 (Easley West side station) Medic 3 (Liberty Station) Medic 4 (Central Station) Medic 5 (Dacusville Station) Medic 6 (Holly Springs Station) Medic 7 (Six Mile Station) Medic 8 (Easley East side station) G1 - Coroner G4 - Coroner's transport unit
This radio channel was originally a remote base when the frequency was shared by Greenville County EMS only 15 miles away. Greenville County eventually moved to UHF, and when FCC regulations allowed EMS VHF repeaters, the system was converted. It is referred to as channel 1.
County Units - 155.1150 Mhz 100's - Administrator's Office 200's - Public Works 3200's - Emergency Management Rescue 6 (Central squad members 61 to 625) Rescue 7 (Pickens squad members 71 to 725) Rescue 8 (Easley squad members 81 to 825) Rescue 9 (Liberty squad members 91 to 925)
This is referred to as the Admin channel or channel 3. For many years, this was the only Pickens County VHF repeater channel for local government/EMS/Rescue use. It was originally located on Woodall Mountain, but was moved to the present 911 site when the Woodall Forestry tower was taken down. The move improved coverage east and north of Pickens, but coverage to the Clemson/Central area is less than before. All county services make use of this system and it becomes congested during severe weather events. The four Pickens County Rescue Squads operate under the County Emergency Management office.
Fire Departments - 151.3400 Mhz Dacusville VFD Pumpkintown VFD Holly Springs VFD Vinyards FD Keowee Springs FD Croswell FD
All but one of the rural fire departments are dispatched on this repeater system. It replaced the 154.0700 remote base system. It is channel 1 in rural fire department radios and channel 6 in EMS/Rescue Squad radios. It is located at the 911 repeater site.
Fire Departments - 154.0700 Mhz All rural FD's
This is the fireground and search command channel for rural fire departments in Pickens County. It is channel 2 in FD portable radios.
Fire Department - 155.9250 Mhz Liberty FD
Fire Departments - 158.8350 Mhz Pickens City FD Shady Grove FD
This is Pickens City Fire Department channel that was located on a water tank in the city itself. It is now located at the 911 site. Shady Grove FD is staffed by Pickens FD personnel.
Fire Department - 151.3400 Mhz Norris VFD
The Norris Fire Department is dispatched on the town's water system channel.
Fire Department - 159.1125 Mhz Six Mile VFD
About fifty percent of the Six Mile call area has low signal from the 911 site due to shadowing by Six Mile Mountain. This system is actually located on Six Mile Mtn. and covers their call area well.
Rescue Squad - 155.7750 Mhz Easley Rescue 8
This narrowband repeater system located in Easley is used for operations to relieve congestion on the 155.115 channel. It is referred to as Channel 4 by squad members replacing the 155.2200 frequency.
Rescue Squad - 453.1000 Mhz Easley Rescue 8
This is the "100" radio frequency used as a Tac channel. Relocated to the 911 site.
Rescue Squad/EMS - 155.2200 Mhz EMS/Rescue Squads
In the past this frequency was channel 1 in all squad portable radios. Anderson County is the heavy user of this frequency and they dispatch their Rescue ambulances here. This frequency is seldom used by Pickens County although the licenses are renewed. Easley Rescue does not use this frequency. Other rescue squads have this as channel 4.
Rescue Squad/EMS - 155.2800
This frequency is used for on scene Tac and interop between EMS and Rescue squad personnel. It is low power use only and is channel 5 in Squad and EMS radios.
Fire Department - 155.8875 Vineyards FD
This repeater is located in the Vineyards development near Keowee Lake. It is a narrowband system use for Tac operation within the district.
Sheriff/Police Departments Pickens County Sheriff Dispatch Ch-1 - 460.4500 *Channel 2 is car to car on Ch-1*Ch-2 - 460.4500 Pickens County Sheriff/Liberty Ch-3 - 460.1500 Pickens County Sheriff/Central Ch-4 - 460.3500 Pickens County Sheriff/Regional Ch-5 - 460.2500 Pickens County Sheriff/Narcotics Ch-6 - 453.9750 Pickens County Sheriff Tactical Ch-7 - 453.8875 (Mobile repeater input) Pickens Police Dispatch - 453.7000 Liberty Police Dispatch - 453.2125 (Dispatch on Pal800) Clemson Police Dispatch - 453.9250 Clemson U Police Dispatch - 453.0500
Easley Police Dispatch - 460.2125 - 453.6125 (operations)
Fire Department - 155.6925 Mhz Easley FD
This is Easley Fire Department Dispatch Channel. They are Dispatched by Pickens County and their own dispatch. Easley Fire Department has 3 stations. Station 1 is on South Pendleton Street. Station 2 is on Glenwood Rd. Station 3 is on Powdersville Rd.
- QCII, Name Tone A Tone B
- Dacusville 879.0
- Pumpkintown 339.6 321.7
- Hollysprings 422.1 321.7
- Vineyards 1122.5 1395.0
- Norris Fire 1433.4 1357.6
- LAFD 1321.2 1357.6
- HAZ-MAT 1092.4 296.5
- Central Fire 1395.0 1357.6