Important Frequencies (and Talkgroups)
Houston, Texas

* channels not personally verified in use in the Houston area.

Emergency:
155.355  S [d 125] Hermann Hospitals Emergency Radio System
450.5875 R [d 445] Public Information Emergency System (PIES)
462.425  R [229.1] Downtown Emergency Radio System
856.0375 R [d 131] Houston Independent School District (HISD) Emergency Information System
City of Houston Motorola Trunked Radio System talkgroups:
32944  Emergency Operations Center
TxWARN Motorola Trunked Radio System talkgroups (many of these may now be digital on TxWARN Project 25):
   80  Houston Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) 1
  176  Houston Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) 2
  240* Houston Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) 3
  272* Houston Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) 4
  304* Houston Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) 5
  336  Houston Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) 6
 8336  Harris County Emergency Management 1 (may also be heard on TxWARN Project 25, verified)
13584* Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) 1
18320  Texas Medical Center Ch. F Member Institution Common
18736* Harris County Emergency Management 2 (may also be heard on TxWARN Project 25, verified)
18768* Harris County Emergency Management 3 (may also be heard on TxWARN Project 25, verified)
19200  Houston Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) Command

Interoperability:
170.725  R [n 653] Federal Interoperability Houston Command (FBI Ch. L1)
171.4375 R [n 653] Federal Interoperability Houston Patch (FBI Ch. L2)
851.55   S [156.7] Texas Statewide Incident Control 8TAC95D Analog Rebanded
853.05  *M [156.7] Texas Statewide Incident Control 8TAC96D Analog Rebanded
853.35  *M [156.7] Texas Statewide Incident Control 8TAC97D Analog Rebanded
851.55  *M [n 293] Texas Statewide Incident Control 8TAC95D Digital Rebanded
853.05  *M [n 293] Texas Statewide Incident Control 8TAC96D Digital Rebanded
853.35  *M [n 293] Texas Statewide Incident Control 8TAC97D Digital Rebanded
851.0125 R [156.7] 8CALL90 Rebanded (also may be used simplex)
851.5125 R [156.7] 8TAC91 Rebanded (also may be used simplex)
852.0125 R [156.7] 8TAC92 Rebanded (also may be used simplex)
852.5125 R [156.7] 8TAC93 Rebanded (also may be used simplex)
853.0125 R [156.7] 8TAC94 Rebanded (also may be used simplex)

Public Safety:
 41.0    S [ CSQ ] Texas Army National Guard (helicopters)
 47.42   S [ CSQ ] Red Cross (at least some users transmit 146.2 tone)
122.925  S [ CSQ ] Texas Forest Service Zones 5 and 6 Secondary
126.375  S [ CSQ ] Texas Forest Service Zone 6 (East of I-45) Primary
128.85   S [ CSQ ] Hermann LifeFlight
135.675  S [ CSQ ] Texas Forest Service Zone 5 (West of I-45) Primary
136.375  S [ CSQ ] Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine Conroe Section (base is "Longhorn")
151.355  M [110.9] Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Game Wardens Ch. 1A
151.355  M [n 111] Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Game Wardens Ch. 1D
151.5575 R [156.7] PHI Air Med Houston
153.905  M [100.0] TDCJ Common
154.28   S [ CSQ ] Fire Mutual Aid
154.905  M [ CSQ ] Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Car-to-Car
154.95   M [ CSQ ] TXCALL1D (formerly Texas Law 1)
154.995 *M [250.3] TDCJ Emergency
155.34   S [ CSQ ] Houston Area Hospital Emergency Radio Network (HAHERN)
155.505  M [n 162] Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Law Enforcement Ch. A
156.2175 M [d 162] Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Aircraft
158.7375 M [n 162] Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Executive Protection
159.09   M [n 162] Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Law Enforcement Ch. B
159.3    M [127.3] Texas Forest Service Air to Ground Primary
159.42   S [100.0] Texas Forest Service Conroe Base (wildfire spotter planes)
271.0    S [ CSQ ] NORAD Air-to-Air
345.0    S [ CSQ ] US Coast Guard Air Station Houston
350.025  S [ CSQ ] Customs and Border Protection Air Interdiction "Blue 3" (base is "Hammer")
364.2    S [ CSQ ] NORAD Air Intercept Control
488.8875 R [127.3] Channel Industries Mutual Aid (CIMA) Ch. 1 Dispatch (may be obsolete)
489.0875 R [127.3] Channel Industries Mutual Aid (CIMA) Ch. 2/4 Operations West (may be obsolete)
489.1125 R [127.3] Channel Industries Mutual Aid (CIMA) Ch. 3/5 Operations East (may be obsolete)
TxWARN Motorola Trunked Radio System talkgroups:
21904  Hermann Life Flight Primary
  208  Hermann Life Flight Secondary

Houston Police:
453.55   M [ CSQ ] Law Enforcement UHF Interoperability "Intercity"
460.225  M [123.0] HPD Car-to-Car (still in use after trunked system cut-over)
460.375  M [123.0] HPD Tactical 1 (still in use after trunked system cut-over)
465.225  M [123.0] HPD SWAT
465.375  M [123.0] HPD Tactical 2 (still in use after trunked system cut-over)

Houston Fire:
153.89   S [127.3] Back-up VHF Dispatch
852.4875 M [167.9] Ch. AC10 Simplex

Aviation:
121.5    S [ CSQ ] Emergency
123.025  M [ CSQ ] Helicopter Air-to-Air
131.175  S [ CSQ ] ARINC En Route Service
243.0    M [ CSQ ] Emergency

Utilities:
153.71   S [203.5] CenterPoint Energy (Houston Electric) Generation Control

Media:
161.7    S [156.7] KTRK (ABC 13) News Desk
450.2125 R [103.5] Total Traffic
450.2875 R [114.8] KPRC (NBC 2) Ch. 1/2 News Desk
450.4875 R [151.4] KRIV (Fox 26) News Desk
450.5125 R [127.3] KHOU (CBS 11) News Desk
Northwest Communications (Downtown) LTR talkgroups:
0-09-016 Traffic.com

Special Events/Itinerant:
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