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Updated Sunday, March 2, 2003

Butte County Emergency and Other Scanner Frequencies

by Randy Glass - Copyright 2003 by the Feather River Canyon News - All rights reserved.

     The information contained herein is supplied where is/as is. By viewing and reading this material you accept all responsibility for using this material in a legal manner. No responsibility or liability is or will be assumed by the author or the Feather River Canyon News for any loss or damage or injury due to its use. This information is posted for entertainment value only. Certain uses of these frequencies could be illegal. It is your responsibility to inquire in your own area whether your use of these frequencies is within the law. A single copy of this page may be printed and archived for your personal use only.

      This list of frequencies was compiled from various sources on the Internet. You will notice that some of them are repeated in various areas in this list as they are shared- for example, there are inter-agency frequencies you will see listed two or three times here. Because of the varied sources it is possible that some of these frequencies are no longer used and some may no longer be in use at all. You are urged to verify that the frequencies you choose to make use of are correct and useful before an emergency takes place. Not all scanners are capable of receiving all the frequencies listed herein.
For up to date information on radio scanner frequencies and other related useful information go to the
Northern California Spectrum website where you will find their
Butte County Radio Info page as well as their Butte County/CDF Fire Dept. page. There is also a lot of available information at the Butte County Fire website.

California Department of Forestry

(Bold print in a section indicates those frequencies are more often used in Butte County than others in that section)

41.79 - CDF NorthOPS (resource orders)
151.400 - Butte, Local CDF Command Net
154.190 - Butte, CDF County Fire Net
154.415 - Butte Command
151.145 - Tac 1
151.160 - Tac 2
151.175 - Tac 3
151.190 - Tac 4
151.250 - Tac 5 (BUTTE)
151.325 - Tac 6
151.340 - Tac 7 (Eastern Madera County)
151.370 - Tac 8 (Mariposa County)
151.385 - Tac 9 (BUTTE)
151.445 - Tac 11 (BUTTE)
151.460 - Tac 12
151.475 - Tac 13
159.225 - Tac 14
159.270 - Tac 15
159.285 - Tac 16
159.315 - Tac 17
159.345 - Tac 18
159.360 - Tac 19
159.375 - Tac 20
159.390 - Tac 21
159.405 - Tac 22
159.450 - Tac 23
154.355 - Purple Tac (Madera Valley)
151.340 - Orange Tac (Merced)
153.815 - Tac A (TCU - Calaveras)
154.280 - White Fire 1 (BUTTE)
154.265 - White Fire 2 (BUTTE)
154.295 - White Fire 3 (BUTTE)
868.9875 - FIREMARS
866.9125 - FIREMARS 2
159.000 - Butte County Fire (BUTTE)
154.190 - El Medio Fire Net
153.815 - Oroville Fire Net
154.310 - Gridley Fire Net
170.550 - Plumas USFS
151.355 - Command 1 (BUTTE)
151.265 - Command 2 (BUTTE)
151.400 - Command 4 MMU Support Net
156.075 - CALCORD (Interagency)
169.125 - Travel Net


Aircraft and Flight-related Frequencies
151.220 - CDF, Red Net (Helicopter to Ground)
151.075 - CDF, Green Net (Airtanker Tactical)
151.280 - Blue Air (Air Tac 4)
151.295 - Green Air (Air Tac 5)
151.310 - Yellow Air (Air Tac 6)
166.675 - Air Tac 1 - USFS
169.150 - Air Tac 2 - USFS
169.200 - Air Tac 3 - USFS
123.025 – Air to Air (Helicoptors)


CDF & USFS Air to Ground Frequencies
151.220 - CDF Red
122.975 or 123.975 - USFS
168.050 - USFS
168.200 - BLM
167.950 - BLM


Helicoptor Frequencies
123.025 - CDF Air Vicor Net - Helicoptors
119.950 - USFS Heliport Air Traffic Control
123.050 - USFS Heliport Air Traffic Control


General Aviation Frequencies - CDF/USFS Back Ups
122.925 - Air Attack Base to Aircraft.
122.900 - Routine Air Traffic.
122.850 - Routine Air Traffic.


Butte County CDF Fire Station
Designator Numbers


10 - Butte Meadows
12 - Stirling City
21 - Cohasset
24 - Forest Ranch
25 - Butte College
26 - Honey Run
27 - Centerville
31 - De Sabla
32 - Upper Coutolenc Rd.
33 - Upper Ridge
34 - Magalia
37 - Jarbo Gap
41 - Nord - Hwy 99 north
42 - North Chico
44 - South Chico.
45 - Durham
52 - Feather Falls
53 - Clipper Mills
55 - Bangor
61 - Brush Creek
63 - Oroville
64 - Kelly Griggs
67 - Cherokee
71 - Richvale
72 - Palermo
73 - Biggs
74 - Gridley
75 - Honcut


Butte County Fire/CDF Battalion Coverage


Battalion 1 - Skyway
Battalion 2 - Hwy 32
Battalion 3 - Hwy 99 south
Battalion 4 - Chico
Battalion 5 - Feather Falls
Battalion 6 - Oroville - Hwy 70

Butte County Sheriff Department


154.725 - Dispatch
154.920 – Ch.3 (CLEMARS) – Secondary Dispatch
155.940 - Secondary
155.910 - Channel 2
155.910 - Mutual Aid
155.940 - Channel 10 (also Search & Rescue)
155.475 - NALEMARS
156.075 - CalCord
45.920 - Interagency
458.7875 - Remote


Butte County Search and Rescue


155.940 - Channel 10
155.160 - NASAR
153.980 - Tactical


Butte County Jail and Court


155.010 - Jail
154.860 - Jail
153.860 - Superior Court ]


California Highway Patrol


42.340 - CHP (Blue) - Tac
42.460 - CHP (Gray)
42.500 - CHP (Brown) – Chico Dispatch Center
45.020 – CHP (Ivory) - Tac
154.935 - CLEMARS (Mutual Aid )
460.025 - CLEMARS (Mutual Aid)
465.025 - CLEMARS (Mutual Aid )
39.460 - CLEMARS (Mutual Aid )
158.790 - CLEMARS (Law Net - Central)


City of Chico


Chico Police Department
154.875 - Dispatch
154.040 - Channel 2 & Public Works
155.700 - Channel 5

158.955 - Channel 6
155.700 - Channel 11 - NALMARS
158.955 - Channel 12


Chico Fire Department
453.750 - Chico Fire Dispatch - Blue
453.550 - Chico Fire Tactical - Yellow


Chico State University Police
153.740 - Dispatch
155.415 - Tactical
155.460 - Tactical


City of Gridley


Gridley Police Department
155.040 - Dispatch


Gridley Fire Department
154.310 - Gridley Fire Net


City of Oroville


Oroville Police Department
154.785 - Dispatch
155.580 - Channel 2
156.150 - Channel 3


Oroville Fire Department
153.815 - Oroville Fire Net


City of Paradise


Paradise Police Department
155.715 - Dispatch


Paradise Fire Department
153.950 - Paradise Fie Dispatch
154.190 - Paradise Fire Tactical
156.015 - Paradise Fire Tactical
154.430 - Paradise Fire Tactical


Office of Emergency Service Frequencies


OES Fire
154.160 - OES 1
154.220 - OES 2


CLEMARS


154.920 - Channels 1
154.350 - Channels 2
155.475 - Channels 3 - also NALEMARS
460.025 - Channels 4 & 5
39.460 - Channels 6 & 7
868.5125 - Channels 8 & 9
484.2375 - Channels 22 - Los Angeles Basin
866.200 - Channels 20 & 21 - Northern California
489.1625 - Channels 23 & 24 - Bay Area

      CLEMARS is used for on-scene Law Enforcement communications. The nationwide Law frequency of 155.475 is included in the CLEMARS plan.



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