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Ambulance Callsigns


RESCUE HELICOPTERS:

Helimed                1, 2, 3


AMBULANCES:

Bream Bay              1, 2
Dargaville             1, 2
Doubtless Bay          1, 2
Far North              1
Kaikohe                1, 2
Kaitaia                1, 2, 21, 22
Kaiwaka                1 (First Response Unit)
Kawakawa               1, 21
Kerikeri               1, 2
Mangawhai              1
Maungaturoto           1, 2
Omapere                1 (First Response Unit)
Paihia                 1	
Rawene                 1	
Russell                1
Tutukaka               1 (First Response Unit)
Umawera                1 (First Response Unit) 
Whangarei              1, 2, 3, 5, 21, 22, 23, 91, 92, (4, 8, 24, 93, 94, 95 - Occasionally heard)

RAPID RESPONSE/SUPPORT/EXECUTIVE UNITS:

Northland              1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Oscar                  3, 12 
Tango                  1WHANG, 2WHANG, 6 (one always on call)
Delta                  1
North                  1        

Ambulance Frequencies

One ambulance Channel covers the whole of Northland.
All Use CTCSS 186.2

Freq      Repeater Location  
141.4000  Whangarei  
141.4625  Brynderwyn (Halfway between Whangarei and Warkworth)
141.3250  Mangatureia (Kaitaia)
141.3500  Browns Hill (Kaikohe)
141.3750  Russell Heights (Russell)
141.4250  Pukewhararaiki (Dargaville)
141.4625  Hauturu (Omapere)

Other:
141.3875  Auckland Metro Channel [Warkworth] 
         (heard in Whangarei via external aerial or high areas like Kamo)

Fire Callsigns

12 Whangarei                          - 121,  122,  124,  127,  1216, 1229
12 Northland Operational Support      - 1219, 1226
13 Te Kopuru                          - 131,  1310, 1311
14 Whangarei Heads                    - 141
15 Portland                           - 151,  1510
16 Waipu                              - 161,  167,  1629
17 Ruakaka                            - 171,  177,  1729
18 Ahipara                            - 181,  1829
19 Kamo                               - 191,  192,  1929
20 Onerahi                            - 201,  2029
21 Maungakaramea                      - 2171
22 Marsden Point(NZ Oil Refinery)     - 221,  224,  2211, 2213, 2225, 2229
23 Kaikohe Rural                      - 2371
41 Northland Relief                   - 410,  411,  412,  413,  414,  415
43 Kerikeri DOC Fire                  - 4311, 4329
44 Kaitaia DOC Fire                   - 4411
46 Taupo Bay                          - 4671
47 Rawhiti                            - 4771
48 Cavali                             - 4871
50 Horeke                             - 
51 Purerua                            - 5271, 5272
52 Karikari                           - 5271, 5276
53 Rangiputa                          - 5376
54 Pukenui                            - 5471, 5476
55 Broadwood                          - 5571
56 Kaitaia Rural                      - 5671, 5676
58 Hihi                               - 5876
59 Northern Kaipara (Aranga)          - 5971, 5972
61 Whananaki                          - 6171
62 Dargaville                         - 621,  627, 6210, 6211, 6229
63 Ruawai                             - 631,  6333
64 Hikurangi                          - 641,  6411, 6429
65 Kaikohe                            - 651,  657,  6511, 6529
66 Kaeo                               - 661,  6629
67 Kerikeri                           - 671,  677,  6711, 6729
68 Kohukohu                           - 681
69 Okaihau                            - 691
70 Rawene                             - 701
71 Omapere                            - 711
72 Kaitaia                            - 721,  723,  727,  7210, 7229
73 Mangonui                           - 731,  737,  7329
74 Kawakawa                           - 741,  747,  7429
75 Paihia                             - 751,  757
76 Russell                            - 761,  767,  7611
77 Maungaturoto                       - 771,  777, 7729
78 Kaiwaka                            - 781,  7810
79 Ngunguru                           - 791,  7910, 7929
80 Mangawhai                          - 801,  8011
81 Paparoa                            - 8171, 8176
82 Ararua                             - 8271, 8272
86 Whangaruru                         - 8671
87 Towai                              - 8771
88 Tinopai                            - 8871, 8872
89 Wekaweka                           - 8971
91 Whangarei Rural                    - 9176, 9180

Northland units                       - 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, Fire safety 1, Fire safety 2, Fire safety 3, RSO Northland, 
                                        VSO Kaiwaka (South Northland), VSO Whangarei, VSO Kaitaia (Far North),
                                        Whangarei Class B Foam Trailer, RFO Whangarei, RFO Far North, RFO Kaipara.
 

Fire Frequencies

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 Northland Fire

 Freq     Repeater          Location           Comments
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 76.8750  Brynderwyn        Brynderwyn         South area
 76.9625  Horokaka          Maungakaramea      Kaipara area
 76.9750  Parakiore         Kamo               Whangarei area
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Note: Now Linked with Auckland Fire Permanently as part of region 1
 
See the Fire National Frequencies page for Incident Ground(on scene)Channels.

Other Frequencies 
157.9500 NZ Fire Service Paging Frequency Northland.
486.2750 Auckland Fire 1 UHF Channel, can be picked up on both portable and mounted scanners in parts of Whangarei.

Police channels used elsewhere (Far North)

Police Callsigns

ANH     North Shore Highway Patrol* 
AH      Ahipara
BR      Kohukohu
DCC     District Command Centre
DL      Dargaville
FNW     Dargaville Highway Patrol 
FN      Far North
GW      Mangawhai* (North Shore district)
WEH     Highway Patrol
HH      Houhora
JA      Paihia
KC      Kamo (Whangarei Suburb)
KH      Kaikohe
KO      Kaeo
KR      Kerikeri
KT      Kaitaia
KW      Kawakawa
MU      Maungaturoto
MG      Mangonui 
OS      Onerahi (Whangarei Suburb)
RB      Ruakaka
RL      Russell
RU      Ruawai
VP      Waipu
WET     Speed Camera
WR      Whangarei 
WE      Whangarei Based Unit
SCW     CVIU (Heavy Transport Inspectors) 
SN      South Northland?

*Units normally work on Aucklands North-West channel but are occaionally heard on Northland Channel. 

Police Frequencies

Far North, Bay of Islands, Whangarei 1 and Dargaville are linked almost all the time however can be de-linked if required.

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Bay of Islands / Far North - Crosslinked with Whangarei 1

Freq    Repeater           Location              Comments
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75.5250 Maungataniwha      Mangamuka             Covers an extensive range in central north group.
75.7875 Akatere            Taupo Bay             Taupo Bay and Whangaroa
75.8125 Mataka             Purerua Peninsula     Bay of Islands coverage
75.7625 Te Paki            Cape Reinga           Far North (replicated at Hikurangi)
75.7625 Hikurangi          Kaikohe South         Extensive cover for south end of area map.

485.225 Mataka             Purerura Peninsula
485.600 Pahia - 20/07/14 Very strong in Kawakawa
486.300 Kawakawa - 20/07/14 not active
484.425 Kerikeri
485.200 Kaikohe
485.250 Kaitaia

NOTE: 75.8875, 75.8625 heard transiently. Based on RSSI it is based at Hikurangi and maybe Bay of 
      Islands 2 / Operations (TBC).
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Dargaville  - Crosslinked with Whangarei 1

Freq    Repeater           Location              Comments
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75.5500 Maunganui Bluff    Aranga                North Dargaville coverage
75.7375 Horokaka           Maungakaramea         Central Dargaville Coverage
75.5375 Woodhill           Helensville           South Kaipara

485.250 Dargaville CBD
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Whangarei Channel 1

Freq    Repeater           Location              Comments
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75.5750 Brynderwyn         Brynderwyn            South Coverage
75.6500 Huruiki            Helena Bay            Coast Coverage
75.6875 Maunu              Whangarei             Central Whangarei Coverage

485.225 Whangarei Central
485.375 Ruakaka
486.375 Waipa
486.300 Maungataroto
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Whangarei Rural (Fully crosslinked with Whangarei 1)

Freq    Repeater           Location              Comments
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75.5125 Whangaparaoa       Manly                 Southern Cover
75.5375 Woodhill           Helensville           Dargaville Police Group. Covers West
75.8625 Kraacks Hill       Warkworth             North Coverage
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Whangarei Channel 2. Used for chat between officers so they do not hold up Whangarei 1 CTCSS 192.8.

Freq    Repeater           Location              Comments
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75.3375 Unknown
75.3625 Unknown
75.4625 Unknown
75.5000 Maunu              Whangarei Central  
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Air Frequencies

118.600     Whangarei air movements
119.800     Whangarei automatic information and weather.
124.900     Christchurch information(Whangarei repeater).
130.900     Eagle Air (Air NZ contractor) operations.
133.450     Whangarei District Gliding Club Edwards Airfield, Whakapara

Marine Frequencies


156.3750  67    Maritime Operations Centre - Whangarei Maritime Radio working channel.
156.4250  68    Maritime Operations Centre - Cape Reinga Maritime Radio working channel.
156.5750  71    Maritime Operations Centre - Kaitaia Maritime Radio working channel.
156.8000  16    Distress and calling channel
160.6250  60	Far North Coastguard (East Coast)
160.6750  61	Far North Coastguard (Te Paki)
160.7250  62	Ship-Ship repeater Whangaroa
160.7750  63	Ship-Ship repeater Bay of Islands
160.8250  64	Whangarei Coastguard (Parau Bay)
160.9250  66	North Kaipara Coastguard (Maunganui Bluff)
161.5500  19	Whangarei Harbour Port Operations repeater
161.7250  82	Hokianga Coastguard
161.7750  83	Far North Coastguard (West Coast)
161.8250  84	Whangaroa Coastguard
161.8500  25    Maritime Operations Centre - Great Barrier Island Maritime Radio working channel.
161.8750  85	Tutukaka Coastguard
161.9250  86	Bay of Islands Coastguard


Rail Frequencies

Train control monitored
151.9500   Covers mostly the North Auckland Line from Helensville to Whangarei. (Ch 2)
152.0500   Covers mostly the North Auckland Line from Whangarei North and occasionally Dargaville and Portland branch lines. (Ch 3)

153.4562   Simplex

Department of Conservation Frequencies

VHF Repeaters
142.4500     Te Paki - Far North
142.4625     Mt Raetea - Mangamuka
142.4750     Paikauri - Mangonui
142.4875     Jones Road - Waipoua 
142.5125     Glenbervie - Whangarei
142.9250     Russell Road - Bay of Islands

Amateur Frequencies

Amateur Radio Repeater channels
145.6000 Brynderwyn
146.6500 Whangarei
146.7500 Bay of Islands
146.7750 Akatere / Taupo Bay
147.1000 Far North
147.2250 Doubtless Bay (Off air)
434.9000 Doubless Bay (National System Linked)
434.9500 Brynderwyn (National System Linked)
438.7000 Whangarei (IRLP / VoIP Linking Repeater)
439.9250 Whangarei (National System Linked)
439.9750 Bay of Islands (National System Linked)

Google Map of Northland Amateur Radio Repeaters

Broadcast Frequencies

Main (medium power) TV transmission sites in Northland:

Parahaki
Channel	Video carrier	Audio carrier	Polarity	Station
2	55.2500		60.7500		V		TV 2
4	175.2500	180.7500	V		TV One
7	196.2500	201.7500	V		TV 3
10	217.2500	222.7500	V		C4
39	615.2500	620.7500	V		Whangarei Amateur TV
40	623.2500	628.7500	V		Channel North
60	783.2500	788.7500	V		Prime

Horokaka
Channel	Video carrier	Audio carrier	Polarity	Station
5	182.2500	187.7500	V		TV One
9	210.2500	215.7500	V		TV 3
11	224.2500	229.7500	V		TV 2
62	799.2500	804.7500	H		Prime



Radio & TV Station re-broadcast 
54.2000  Classical music heard
60.7600  TV2 (Audio)
443.6750 Sky Movies 1 (Audio)
444.4500 NewsTalk ZB

Northpower

VHF
Freq          Location               CTCSS Tone
162.6375 Huruiki Repeater 1
162.7750 Mt Maunu Repeater 1
162.8375 Huruiki Repeater 2 (data)
163.8625 Parakiore Repeater             192.8
164.4250 Brynderwyn Repeater 1          103.5
164.9250 Brynderwyn Repeater 2 (data)   225.7

UHF
454.6750 Otaika data
458.4000 Simplex
461.6187 Simplex
461.6312 Simplex
461.6562 Simplex
463.5562 Mt Maunu Repeater
468.7437 Simplex Mobile

All VHF repeaters seem to be linked


Surf Lifegaurds

All repeater Channels are linked
Surf Comms   CTCSS
152.7000
153.3250     162.2
                
Genral Talk Channel
153.43125 All Beaches Simplex


Other Frequencies

Truck Freight Dispatch
150.8375 Logging
151.3750
151.7500 Truck Marsden Point Freight
153.5500
421.5625 Marsden Point Freight Log


Rosewarne
150.7250
153.5062
153.5562 CTCSS 156.7
159.1000


Steelcom Electronics
153.4812
458.5312


Other
150.3125 Skywork Helicopters Operations
150.5625 Downer Works                            CTCSS 88.5 
162.8250 A1 Taxi Dispatch                        CTCSS 179.9
453.4625 Fulton Hogan Simplex

DMR Control Channel

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151.287500	BRYNDERWYN HILLS    MOTOROLA MOTOTRBO DR3000