Friday, November 17, 2023

New Lake County Illinois Fire Call Monitoring on OpenMHz

 A Lake County Illinois fire feed was discontinued late summer when the equipment was taken down, which resulted in a less than comprehensive approach to monitoring fire calls in Lake County, Illinois.

The address was ...

A new and improved feed, discovered on Thursday, November 16, 2023, has popped up on OpenMHz, and includes VHF as well as Starcom 21 transmissions on 800 MHz and 700 MHz

The new feed includes Northwest Central Dispatch System, which includes communities from Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Barrington, Barrington-Countryside, Inverness, and Palatine -- communities that border Lake County or are within Lake County.

Waukegan is included on VHF. 

Lake Zurich and Wauconda are included on Starcom.

The new feed is also a good feed because it is not overload with too many frequencies and talk groups as of November 16, 2023.

The new address is ...

NOTE: Feeds can be discontinued without notice or updates from