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Triad Area Radio Frequencies
 
The various public safety agencies in the Triad area are currently using a wide variety of radio communications systems. Systems in use range from the statewide Voice Interoperability Plan for Emergency Responders (VIPER) trunking system operated by the North Carolina Highway Patrol to analog VHF low band.
This page is not intended to compete with the information located at Radioreference.com, but rather to provide a general overview of the radio systems in use by each county.

Guilford County
Guilford County Website
Guilford County RadioReference Page

Guilford County currently operates a 5-site Motorola Smartzone 4.1 Type-II trunked radio system. All public safety agencies in Guilford County (with the exception of Gibsonville Police and the City of High Point) utilize this system for their primary means of communications. The City of Burlington also utilizes this system for their communications. Fire Dispatch is simulcast on 453.7500 and 46.5000, and EMS Dispatch is simulcast on 155.1150.
Rockingham County
Rockingham County Website
Rockingham County RadioReference Page

Rockingham County utilizes the State of North Carolina VIPER System. All public safety agencies in Rockingham County have migrated to this system as of 2011. Fire Dispatch is simulcast on 46.4600, EMS Dispatch is simulcast on 155.2200, and Rescue Dispatch is simulcast on 155.2800.
Stokes County
Stokes County Website
Stokes County RadioReference Page

Stokes County utilizes a conventional analog radio system. The Stokes County Sheriff's Department operates on UHF, with 3 repeaters (453.0500 Main Dispatch) providing coverage throughout the county. Stokes County Fire is dispatched on 154.2650. Stokes County EMS is Dispatched on 156.1950. Stokes County also hosts several VIPER sites, and may transition to the VIPER system as funding becomes available.
Forsyth County
Forsyth County Website
Forsyth County RadioReference Page

Forsyth County currently operates a rebanded multi-site Motorola Smartzone 4.1 Type-II trunked radio system. All public safety agencies in Forsyth County (with the exception of the City of Kernersville) utilize this system for their communications. The City of Kernersville also operates a separate rebanded Motorola Smartzone Type-II trunked radio system. Fire Dispatch is simulcast on 154.2050.
Davidson County
Davidson County Website
Davidson County RadioReference Page

Davidson County utilizes a conventional analog radio system. The Davidson County Sheriff's Department operates on UHF (460.0750 Main Dispatch), with 3 repeaters providing coverage throughout the county. Davidson County Fire operates on multiple VHF frequencies (154.1600 Main Dispatch), and Davidson County EMS also operates on VHF (155.2350 Main Dispatch). The City of Thomasville operates a rebanded Motorola Smartnet Type-II trunked radio system.
Randolph County
Randolph County Website
Randolph County RadioReference Page

Randolph County currently utilizes a conventional analog radio system for the Randolph County Sheriff's Department (453.4750 Main Dispatch) and Randolph County Fire (155.4150 Main Dispatch). Randolph County EMS has transitioned to the State of North Carolina VIPER system. All Randolph County public safety agencies are slated to move to the VIPER system as funding becomes available.
Alamance County
Alamance County Website
Alamance County RadioReference Page

Alamance County utilizes the State of North Carolina VIPER system. All public safety agencies in Alamance County (with the exception of the City of Burlington, which utilizes the Guilford County system) have migrated to the VIPER system as of 2011. Fire Dispatch is simulcast on 154.2200. EMS Dispatch is simulcast on 156.1200.
Caswell County
Caswell County Website
Caswell County RadioReference Page

Caswell County currently utilizes a conventional analog radio system for the Caswell County Sheriff's Department (453.3250 Main Dispatch) and Caswell County Fire (460.0375 Main Dispatch). Caswell County EMS has transitioned to the State of North Carolina VIPER system.