ATP_1867The Toronto Fire Services Communications Division is staffed each tour with 11 personnel: 1 District Chief; 2 Captains; and 8 call takers/dispatchers.

Talkgroups are currently allocated on a digital APCO Project 25 Phase II 700 MHz trunked communications system. The system is split into four zones for each command. Station alerting is performed via automated voice dispatch, which is simulcast on the Dispatch 1 channel.

Operationally, Tac 1 is used for single apparatus calls such as EMS incidents. Tac 2 to Tac 4 are the primary tactical channels. The Ops channel is used for routine, non-emergency traffic and on-air dispatch.

District Chief vans are equipped with Motorola DVRS (Digital Vehicular Repeater System) mobile repeaters, which can be activated in areas of poor reception such as the PATH system, subway platforms, or underground parking garages. The repeaters are then patched with the assigned tac channel.

 
 

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770.43125 (alternate)
770.50625 (primary)
770.75625 (alternate)
770.80625 (alternate)
770.53125 (alternate)
770.60625 (alternate)
770.78125 (primary)
770.88125 (alternate)
769.93125 (primary)
770.18125 (alternate)
770.68125 (alternate)
771.00625 (alternate)
770.58125 (primary)
770.63125 (alternate)
770.83125 (alternate)
771.55625 (alternate)
TGID (Decimal) Description
1291 North Ops
1293 North Tac 1
1295 North Tac 2
1297 North Tac 3
1299 North Tac 4
1301 North Tac 5
1303 North Tac 6
1305 North Strategic 1
1307 North Strategic 2
1309 North Prevention
TGID (Decimal) Description
1271 East Ops
1273 East Tac 1
1275 East Tac 2
1277 East Tac 3
1279 East Tac 4
1281 East Tac 5
1283 East Tac 6
1285 East Strategic 1
1287 East Strategic 2
1289 East Prevention
TGID (Decimal) Description
1251 South Ops
1253 South Tac 1
1255 South Tac 2
1257 South Tac 3
1259 South Tac 4
1261 South Tac 5
1263 South Tac 6
1265 South Strategic 1
1267 South Strategic 2
1269 South Prevention
TGID (Decimal) Description
1311 West Ops
1313 West Tac 1
1315 West Tac 2
1317 West Tac 3
1319 West Tac 4
1321 West Tac 5
1323 West Tac 6
1325 West Strategic 1
1327 West Strategic 2
1329 West Prevention
TGID (Decimal) Description
1331 Training 1
1333 Training 2
1335 Training 3
TGID (Decimal) Description
1401 Dispatch 1
Frequency NAC Tone Description
868.1250 293 South Fireground 1
868.2500 293 South Fireground 2
868.5250 293 South Fireground 3
868.7375 293 South Fireground 4
868.8000 293 South Fireground 5
868.9875 293 South Fireground 6
Frequency NAC Tone Description
868.2000 293 N/E/W Fireground 1
868.3000 293 N/E/W Fireground 2
868.4250 293 N/E/W Fireground 3
868.4750 293 N/E/W Fireground 4
868.6625 293 N/E/W Fireground 5
868.8500 293 N/E/W Fireground 6
Frequency PL Tone Description
867.7375 162.2 Citywide
867.1125 118.8 East Command
867.2375 131.8 North Command
868.2625 146.2 West Command
868.4625 107.2 South Command