• NEXT VECOM MEETING: Friday, April 12, 2019, 10:00-noon, at Fire Station 16 on Lawrence Street.

Updated Frequency List for Jefferson County ARES

by Dick, AH6EZ

The attached multi-sheet Excel file is my highly revised standard
VECOM frequency list for the 2m and 440 bands. There will be some
added 220 band channels.


  • FRS channels are ok. FRS 1 1 now labeled FRS 1.
    They will hear all and transmit the default privacy code 1.
  • Changed PT PD to PD Tac. Corrected and tested ctcss rx for Sheriff,
    Fire, and PD Tac.
  • For RT systems, the channels in the radio settings should be 128.
  • I see there is a new Chirp version Dec 14, which I used.

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Field Program Your Baofeng

Here are some aids to help when manually programming your Baofeng radio:

The Baofeng Programming document is intended to be in a Resource Book.

The Programming Instructions and Frequency List are intended to be
laminated and attached to the lanyard on the portable. They might need
to be shrunk in the printing process depending on the practical
eyesight of the end user.

Baofeng programming v1
Frequency List
Program Instructions
Instructions Freq List (Excel xlsx)

73, Dick Illman