Franklin County Sheriff, Fire and EMS Dispatch
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Franklin Co fire 154.3700
Franklin co Ems 156.1800
Franklin County Sheriff
Our county has 3 repeater sites in the county. One at 911 dispatch south of Carnesville, one on the Royston water tower, and one North West of Lavonia on the Gerrard Road tower.
Our county has 4 med stations and 2 back up trucks in case one ambulance has a engine malfunction. Med 1 is in Royston Med 2 in Lavonia Med 3 is in Double Churches community on Hwy 198 North of I 85 and Med 4 the Main hub station is in Carnesville.
We have a number of fire stations in the county most when called to a structure fire (10-70 structure fire or 10-70 vehicle) will call for support from closest fire zone/station. here is a list of fire stations
Carnesville Fire Dept ( I am a member of this station 5222 is my call sign)
Franklin co Sherriff office units are referred to 600 units. Lavonia are 200 units and Cannon has one officer i have no idea what his unit ID is I think Franklin springs units are 400. Royston has a PD but I care nothing about listening to them.
list of Common ten codes used on Franklin co
10-2 Signal Good
10-8 back in service after call
10-9 repeat what was said on radio
10-13 is used too ways one is Weather report the other is Mental Subject
10-16 Domestic dispute
10-17 armed robbery
10-19 return to quarters
10-21 or Give me a 21 = call on phone
10-23 or just 23= on scene
10-25 mainly used as just 25 = meet person or 911 caller
10-27 mainly used (run me a 27) = license info
10-28 mainly used as ( run me a 28 or check a 28 for me) = run tag or vehicle vin
10-29 or run 29s see if subject or car is wanted by other law agency
10-32 weapon or armed individual will generaly designate G = gun or K= knife
10-37 suspicious person
10-38 traffic stop will also hear (in am out on a 38)
10-41 on duty
10-42 off duty
10-16 help motorist
10-50 motor vehicle wreck
10-55 possible drunk driver
10-56 drunk person will hear ( is he 10-56?)
10-59 escort ( generally hear this in Lavonia when LAPD is out with bank teller restocking ATM with cash.) will also here this used in conjunction with traffic help on Funeral Service
10-65 broken down vehicle
10-70 fire will say Brush, Structure, or Vehicle along with ten code
10-73 person shot
10-80 chase will say out on foot or "Bush Bond" when driver leaves a vehicle when chased
10-88 phone number
10-95 subject in custody
10-96 mental subject
10-99 stolen whatever car, gun, boat, bike, dog
601 or 601A refers to our county Sheriff which as of writing this is Steve Thomas
Sally port is the large cage the Sheriffs office has to unload prisoners at Franklin co Jail. The gates are operated from inside the Jail. You will hear daily ( have jail raise sally port)
On USFS (United State Forest Service) 168.775 you will here the Ranger identify Himself/herself first, what repeater he/she is using and then the name of the individual he or she is trying to reach or will just simply say Dispatch or Gainesville office. I have noticed they they generaly do not use Call signs or IDs. The only ID that I have heard used was USFS air units.
USFS seams to have repeaters I know on Brass Town Bald and Glassy Mountain. I have read that their could possibly be one located in Blairsville and one in Clarksville.
GA Forestry in this area is District 2. It covers most of North east GA and Franklin Co. Not every county has its own Post but Franklin co does and their are I know personally 3 that work at that office maybe more, But when forestry keys up on the repeater you will hear
Name of Unit and County (Franklin 60), which repeater system they are on (Stephens repeater) then they will identify what unit they are calling (Franklin 61 ) or will say Catoosa east / dispatch.
Recently added our local airports CTAF Frequencie which is for un maned air fields. Its a general calling frequencie for aircraft to let other air craft in the area know what they are doing. Ex cessna 170 N973JM will be landing at 18A down wind aproach.
Please if you have any comments fill free to send me a message via the above link that says contact broadcaster.