San Diego County, The Mountain Empire
Scanner Frequencies

San Diego County Public Safety GIS Map
Used by Fire and other agencies for dispatch locations

Scanner frequencies for the Mountain Empire Area of San Diego East County. Provided for residents who are interested in monitoring fire frequencies using Trunk Tracker scanners on the San Diego County 800 Mhz frequencies and State and Federal agencies on VHF. Also see our Emergency acronyms and definitions page.

NOTE: For additional areas and frequencies and help setting up your scanner see RadioReference at http://www.radioreference.com

San Diego County, RCS, 800 Mhz Trunking System, Transmitter Site

See Radio Refrence for the latest frequencies.


Talkgroups, Heartland Inland Fire, Monta Vista (Cal Fire) ( San Diego, Mountain Empire )

August 2016 update. Most East County Fire units are dispatched on the MVU ( SD County Fire ) Talkgroups listed below.
Dispatch on 10A is simulcast on the Cal Fire Vhf dispatch frequency of 151.195.
After dispatch Command and Tactical channels will be assigned. Example Command 11F, Tac 11G. ( Campo, Lake Morena east = Zone 4 )

Generally Wildland fires are handled on VHF frequencies. All other on 800 Frequencies.

San Diego County Fire. East County TalkgroupsFebruary 2020. RCS has changed to APCO Phase I NextGen
Note: Colum labeled DEC is the Trunk Tracker code for trunking scanners

Download .pdf file here

State (CDF) and Federal (USFS) Fire, VHF Frequencies

The frequencies below are the most used in San Diego County

San Diego County Fire      
RX FREQ RX CTCSS DISPLAY NOTES
151.1900 131.8 1 MVU 01 CDF MVU LOCAL NET 1
151.3325 131.8 2 MVU 02 CDF MVU LOCAL NET 2
168.7500 103.5 3 FS CNF CNF FOREST NET Until November
171.1375 103.5 4 CNF ADMIN FS ADMIN NET New Cng as of April 16
169.8125 0.0 5 US FWS US FISH & WILDLIFE
151.3550 103.5 6 CDF C1 CDF COMMAND 1
151.2650 103.5 7 CDF C2 CDF COMMAND 2
151.3400 103.5 8 CDF C3 CDF COMMAND 3
154.1750 103.5 9 XSD CMD 1 Tone 8 Co Wide/Tone 7 San Onofre
156.2250 107.2 10 XSD CMD 2 HCFA
153.9950 110.9 11 XSD CMD 3 S. D. CO. BRDR CMD TECATE T1
158.9700 103.5 12 XSD CMD 4 SAN DIEGO OLD SND CMD
153.8900 0.0 13 XSD CMD 5 OLD NORTH CMD
154.0250 131.8 14 XSD CMD 6 N ZONE WEST
154.2350 0.0 15 XSD CMD 7 N ZONE EAST
154.8150 103.5 16 XSD CMD10 CHULA VISTA VHF INTEROP
153.8150 0.0 17 XSD CMD21 FALLBROOK
151.2575 192.8 18 CDF T1 CDF TAC 1
151.2500 192.8 19 CDF T5 CDF TAC 5
151.3700 192.8 20 CDF T8 CDF TAC 8
155.0850 0.0 21 XSD TAC 1 XSD TAC 1
154.4300 103.5 22 XSD TAC 2 XSD TAC 2
154.1450 103.5 23 XSD TAC 3 SAN DIEGO TAC 1
154.3100 103.5 24 XSD TAC 4 SAN DIEGO TAC 2
154.2500 0.0 25 XSD TAC 5 NORTH COUNTY TAC 1
154.4150 0.0 26 XSD TAC 6 NORTH COUNTY TAC 3
159.1650 0.0 27 XSD TAC 7 NORTH ZONE
154.3550 0.0 28 XSD TAC 8 SAN DIEGO COUNTY GREY
156.0150 0.0 29 XSD TAC 9 NORTH ZONE
155.5650 0.0 30 XSD TAC10 OCS
154.3850 0.0 31 XSD TAC13 NORTH ZONE
154.3250 103.5 32 XSD TAC22 ESCONDIDO VHF INTEROP
166.5500 0.0 33 R5 T4 FS R5 TAC 4
167.1125 0.0 34 R5 T5 FS R5 TAC 5
168.2375 0.0 35 R5 T6 FS R5 TAC 6
154.2650 156.7 37 VFIRE 22 VFIRE 22
154.2950 156.7 38 VFIRE 23 VFIRE 23
151.2200 192.8 40 CDF A/G 1 CDF Air to Ground 1
159.2625 192.8 41 CDF A/G 2 CDF Air to Ground 2
156.1650 107.2 42 XSD A/G SAN DIEGO CO. AIR to GROUND
168.4875 0.0 43 AG-53 FS AIR/GROUND 53
169.1125 0.0 44 AG-59 FS AIR/GROUND 59
171.4250 103.5 45FS CNF NEW CNF FOREST NET After November 16

Scanner Software

Freescan Free scanner software for the Uniden SC230, BC246T, UBC3500XLT, BR330T, BCD396T, BC346XT, BCD396XT, BCT15X, BCD996XT, BCT15 and BCD996T

Reference. The Scannerstuff, Southern California Frequency directory book is an excellent reference for scanners in general and a complete list of frequencies used in Southern California. Their website is at www.californiascanner.com. The book is available in San Diego at the Ham Radio Outlet. Manuals. If you are missing a manual for your scanner try this site.


Note: In the Mountain Empire the CHP has switched to the RCS digital system with the SDSO. See RadioReference for Talk Groups.

Iphone and Android Devices

My favorite Iphone and android application to monitor on line scanners is Scanner Radio Delux by Gordon Edwards.

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Information courtesy of various Internet websites below.

www.sandiegoscan.com
The Radio Reference
Radio Scanner Guide

This page is at http://www.craigwilliams.com/radio/scanner/heartland.htm

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