Terryville & Port Jeff
AndrewD, Sun May 02 2021, 02:12am

Terryville simulcasts operations across 451.375 AND 482.5000. Not sure why..

Port Jeff is completely dead. Can anyone confirm their frequencies? (They’ve been on the same frequencies for a good 20 years now.

Port Jeff ambulance UHF frequencies also dead. Are they on VHF?



Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
innokuous1, Sun May 02 2021, 05:23pm

When Terryville FD switched from VHF Lo to UHF they were first licensed for 451.375.
When they got licensed for T-band they started simulcasting on both frequencies. I'm
not sure why they continue to do that.

Port Jeff FD (if this is what you are referring to) is 453.8375 DCS 662. This is what
they've been using since their switch to UHF (20+ years ago).

Port Jeff Ambulance aka Port Jefferson EMS is licensed for two UHF frequencies.
The one to monitor is 460.475 DCS 331. They are licensed for VHF but you won't
hear them there (still dispatched by Medcom on 155.280 and talk to Medcom on
the trunked system, Medcom East)

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
AndrewD, Sun May 02 2021, 05:38pm

Thank you for the info..

I'm monitoring Terryville now. Thought I was crazy. But Both of their UHF frequencies are only broadcasting half of the conversation (only the dispatcher). Not hearing any of the units transmit.

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
deviltim, Sun May 02 2021, 07:25pm

Port Jeff ops channel 453.8375 is still up and running , hearing them sun 5/2 @15:30 and I’m in Nassau

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
innokuous1, Sun May 02 2021, 08:16pm

Terryville FD units sometimes use only their iPad to give signals to the dispatcher. It's possible that's what's happening when you're monitoring and hear only the dispatcher.

At some point during a call you should be hearing the unit(s) also.

I'm gonna monitor them for a while and see if I hear the units.

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
innokuous1, Sun May 02 2021, 10:49pm


Fast Forward 2 hours.................I'm hearing the Terryville FD units.

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
AndrewD, Sun May 02 2021, 11:35pm

I’m also hearing some units here and there but l most time, I don’t hear them.

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
RADIOTECH, Tue May 04 2021, 01:37am

They are (as previously stated) most likely giving the Signal over the computer and the Dispatcher SOP is to acknowledge the over the radio. There are a few depts that do this as well.

Port Jefferson FD also uses 453.2875 DPL662 for paging.

Terryville 451.375 used to be their Main Ops freq prior to them acquiring T-band freqs
Terryville still pages on 453.075 PL 167.9

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
Dave3825us, Tue May 04 2021, 11:19am

RADIOTECH wrote ...


Terryville still pages on 453.075 PL 167.9


@RADIOTECH Are you sure about that pl? I believe 167.9 in the db is wrong.

I started a thread because I was hearing Terryville tone out on 453.075 79.7 and someone else confirmed my finding as seen here. [link]

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
RADIOTECH, Tue May 04 2021, 12:57pm

Then it’s prob changed again. The paging freq is shared with North Patchogue FD. Years ago, you could hear them both with DCS 031. Over the years it changed a few times.

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
Dave3825us, Tue May 04 2021, 01:04pm

I am going to make a submission unless anyone can confirm 167.9 is still in use. The db does show N Patchogue on the same freq with the same call sign that's licensed to Terryville. WPAA879

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
deviltim, Tue May 04 2021, 03:12pm

Terryville pl is 79.7 for dispatch

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
AndrewD, Wed May 05 2021, 01:22am

I am hearing their Tones on 453.075 with a PL of 167.9!!!!!!

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
Dave3825us, Wed May 05 2021, 04:30am

AndrewD wrote ...

I am hearing their Tones on 453.075 with a PL of 167.9!!!!!!


Are you sure it's Terryville and not the Ems in CT on that freq and pl? Left my 436 in search mode for a week and did not receive any thing with a tone of 167.9. Did receive 79.7.

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
AndrewD, Wed May 05 2021, 05:27am

My radio has 167.9 in and I am receiving their tones (“attention terryville”) loud and clear. I will check again and make sure!

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
Dave3825us, Wed May 05 2021, 11:37am

2 days ago, I got an Attention Terryville, for a sig 16 @ a Dr office on Medical Drive, North of 347 5A 4 0

edit,
2 calls today for Terryville today and pl was 79.7.

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
AndrewD, Wed May 05 2021, 10:37pm

79.7. Confirmed!! 167.9 is DEAD

Re: Terryville & Port Jeff
RADIOTECH, Fri Jun 04 2021, 08:10pm

So Terryville is using 482.5 as their main ops freq?

Is it still patched with 451.375?

Also, when depts. change freqs, its sort of a nightmare. Not only do they have to change all their own radios (dispatch, mobiles, portables, pagers) all the surrounding depts. have to change theirs as well. That could be the reason for keeping the 2 freqs patched.