New SEGARRN Site in Candler County

Metter - A few weeks ago, I came across something interesting while looking through the FCC database: 700 MHz trunking frequencies licensed to Candler County: 769.10625, 769.80625, 770.60625, and 771.33125 under license WRBT983. Shortly thereafter, I began hearing some Candler County related activity on the SEGARRN system that is used by Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, … Continue reading New SEGARRN Site in Candler County

Savannah Chatham Metropolitan PD Encryption

Savannah - In answer to a lot of questions I've been getting lately, the Savannah Chatham Municipal PD (SCMPD) has gone encrypted with their communications on the SEGARRN system. Based on recent monitoring, their Primary Dispatch, Car-to-Car, Records, and Tac channels are all encrypted. It sounds like any interoperability channels are still unencrypted. Fire and … Continue reading Savannah Chatham Metropolitan PD Encryption

Glynn County Fire Department on the SEGARRN TRS

Those listening to public safety communications on the SEGARRN system in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty County may have recently begun hearing the Glynn County Fire Department on the system due to Glynn County’s recent move of their public safety communications from the Glynn County TRS to the SEGARRN system. For those not familiar with … Continue reading Glynn County Fire Department on the SEGARRN TRS

New SEGARRN Talkgroups for Chatham and Effingham Counties

Savannah - When I arrived back in Savannah this morning and checked ID Tracker III, I found some new talkgroups for both Chatham and Effingham counties. I leave ID Tracker III running at home in Savannah while I'm in Brunswick for just that reason.  The first two new talkgroups are new fireground talkgroups for Savannah … Continue reading New SEGARRN Talkgroups for Chatham and Effingham Counties

Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 2

Brunswick - As I've mentioned in previous posts, Glynn County has switched from their analog trunked system to the SEGARRN regional trunked system. Other counties using this system are Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty. Glynn County's portion of the system consists of four simulcast sites utilizing 700 MHz and 800 MHz frequencies from two licenses. … Continue reading Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 2

Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 1

Brunswick - As I posted yesterday, Glynn County is transitioning from their legacy analog trunked system to the SEGARRN digital system that is also used by Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties. Some preliminary listening yesterday indicates that both Glynn County and City of Brunswick public safety agencies have moved over as well as Glynn … Continue reading Glynn County on the SEGARRN System – Update 1

Glynn County Transitioning to the SEGARRN System

Brunswick - Last night when I arrived back in Brunswick I heard Glynn County FD traffic on the SEGARRN 700/800 MHz trunked system that is also used by Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties, so it seems that Glynn County is or has transitioned from their single county system to the multi-county system covering much … Continue reading Glynn County Transitioning to the SEGARRN System

Chatham County School Buses on SEGARRN?

Over the last few weeks a few new encrypted talkgroups on the SEGARRN system have become active, and I think they're being used by the Savannah-Chatham Public School System school buses.  Sporadic activity was noted prior to the start of the 2013/2014 school year but on the first day of school, activity on these talkgroups … Continue reading Chatham County School Buses on SEGARRN?