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 Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

                                    Codes/Frequencies

Radio Codes

bulletThese codes are used by the dispatcher on the EMS Radio in order to classify calls and dispatch to the field units.  When you are listening to your scanner, you will hear the dispatcher give the code first, followed by the location of the call, and finally, the station that is assigned to respond. 

EMS Radio Code

Description

EMS Radio Code

Description

1

Acute Abdomen

21

Paralysis

2

Amputation

22

Penetrating Wounds

3

Anaphylaxis

23

Poisoning

4

Burns

25

Respiratory ARREST

5

Cardiac Symptoms

26

Respiratory Distress

6

Cardiac Arrest

27

Convulsions/Seizures

7

Spinal Injury

28

Shock

8

CVA/Stroke

29

Sprain/Strain

9

Diabetic

30

Unconscious/Fainting

10

DOA

31

MINOR Trauma

11

Fever

32

MAJOR Trauma

12

Dislocation/Fracture

33

MULTIPLE SYSTEMS Trauma

13

GI Bleeding

34

Unknown/Excited Caller

14

Gunshot Wound

35

Unknown/General Illness

15

Hemorrhage

36

Refused/Canceled

16

Impairment Similar to Drug/Alcohol Abuse

37

MED-ALERT Alarm

17

Internal

45

Motor Vehicle Accident

18

Nausea/Vomiting

55

Fire Scene Stand By

19

Obstetrics

82

Emergency Transport

20

Overdose

83

Non-Emergency Transport

24

Psychological    

 

bulletWhen dispatching FIRE calls, the dispatcher uses Plain English to describe the type of fire, therefore, Fire Codes are not used and are not listed here.
bulletThe Monroe County Control Center policy prohibits the dissemination of Police Codes via the Internet.

Frequencies

Radio Frequency

Purpose or Function

Fire Frequencies

453.750 Fire and EMS Dispatching PRIMARY DISPATCH CHANNEL
453.075 Central Monroe County Fire Operations Channel
460.575 Western Monroe County Fire Operations Channel
460.625 Eastern Monroe County Fire Operations Channel
460.525 Southern Monroe County Fire Operations Channel
460.300 Northeastern Monroe County Fire Operations Channel
453.5875 Fire Grounds Operations Frequency #1
458.5875 Fire Grounds Operations Frequency #2
453.6375 Fire Grounds Operations Frequency #3
458.6375 Fire Grounds Operations Frequency #4
453.7125 Fire Grounds Operations Frequency #5
458.7125 Fire Grounds Operations Frequency #6
151.385 DCNR (Forestry - used in brush fire season)
453.425 Monroe County Command

EMS Frequencies

155.280 Monroe County EMS (A-1) - PRIMARY DISPATCH CHANNEL
155.340 Monroe County EMS Regional Medical (A-2)
155.355 Ambulance-to-Hospital Patching (A-3)
155.400 Monroe County EMS Tactical  (A-4)
155.235 Monroe County EMS (A-5)
155.400 Monroe County EMS (A-6)
462.950 Medical Command (Med-9)
462.975 Medical Command (Med-10)
458.425 Monroe Command

Police Frequencies
(ALL ARE PRIMARY DISPATCH CHANNELS)

460.400 Northern Area Police (Pocono Township, Barrett Township)
460.500 Southern Area Police (Stroudsburg Borough, Stroud Township., East Stroudsburg Borough, Delaware Water Gap Borough, ESU)
460.150 Regional Police (Pocono Mountain Regional)
460.425 County-Wide Police (Monroe Co. Sheriff's Dept., PA Fish Commission, PA Game Commission, Monroe County Law Enforcement Agencies)

Other Frequencies

162.400 National Weather Service Broadcasts
453.525 Monroe County Office of Emergency Services / PEMA
453.425 Monroe County Incident Command (for large-scale incidents and to allow all services to talk to each other - fire-to-police, EMS-to-fire, etc.)
 

 

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Last modified: October 08, 2010