Medical Helicopters

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For Lifeflight of Maine and Boston Medflight, you may hear the helicopters on the "air to ground" frequency even if you can't hear the repeater.

Table of contents -
  • The Northeast Air Alliance has adopted the use of VTAC11, VTAC41D or 8TAC91D for landing zone coordination vs coming up on individual agency frequencies when coordinating landing zones in Massachusetts. (May 2022)
  • The New Hampshire Department of Public Safety has adopted the use of VMED29 for landing zone coordination.

Medflight

  • Based out of Hanscom Field, Bedford, MA
  • Boston Medflight
  • Has bases in the following locations (IATA codes):
    • Hanscom Field, Bedford (BED)
    • Lawrence Municipal Airport (LWM)
    • Mansfield Municipal Airport (1B9)
    • Plymouth Airport (PYM)


Frequency Type Tone Use Location Confirmation/Reconfirmation
461.4500 S 107.2 Medflight Primary Operations Boston 2022.05.15 W1KNE
460.8000 S 107.2 Boston - Simplex Ops Boston 2019.02.13 W1KNE
461.4500 R ? Multiple Sites Eastern Mass
460.8000 R 114.8 Boston All Bases
460.8000 R 103.5 Bedford
460.8000 R 127.3 Plymouth
ICE TRS T TG:22 Ground and Aircraft Transports Bedford Dispatch See ICE TRS trunk for confirmation.
ICE TRS T TG:390 Ground and Aircraft Transports Bedford Dispatch See ICE TRS trunk for confirmation
ICE TRS T TG:391 Ground and Aircraft Transports Bedford Dispatch See ICE TRS trunk for confirmation
ICE TRS T TG:392 Ground and Aircraft Transports Bedford Dispatch See ICE TRS trunk for confirmation

LifeFlight of Maine

  • Based out of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor
  • Bases also at:
    • Central Maine Medical Center, Augusta
    • Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport, (SFM)
Transmitter Locations -
Mount Washington, NH
Chase Mountain
Sugarloaf Mountain
Cooper Mountain
Bald Mountain
Pickard Mountain
Blackstrap Hill
Northern Maine Med Center, Fort Kent
Streaked Mountain
Fish Hill
Quaker Hill
Mount Hope
Frequency Type Tone Use Location Confirmation/Reconfirmation
451.7750 R 203.5 Lifeflight 4 - MEDCOM Sanford Repeater 2019.08.30 LTE4NFD
453.6500 S 103.5 Talkaround (w/bases) All Bases 2021.04.13 ErrolW
151.5500 R D114 Dixmont Repeater 2019.08.30 LTE4NFD

Lifestar

  • Based out of Hartford Hospital.
    • Aircraft based at:
    • Lifestar 1, Midstate Hospital, Meriden
    • Lifestar 2, Backus Hospital, Norwich
    • Lifestar 3, Barnes Municipal Airport, Westfield, MA. (BAF)
Frequency Type Tone Use Location Confirmation/Reconfirmation
155.3850 S 82.5 Hartford Hospital program 2022.04.17 W1KNE
452.3375 R D351 Meriden Lifestar 1 2018.07.30 CG
461.3875 R 141.3 Hartford & Norwich UHF Lifestar 2 2022.04.17 W1KNE
461.3875 R D351 Westfield Lifestar 3 2022.04.17 W1KNE

SkyHealth

  • Based out of Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Also stationed at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Frequency Type Tone Use Location Confirmation/Reconfirmation
OneVoice TRS T TG: 301005 Inter-Hospital Transfers New Haven, CT & Manhasset, NY 2015.10.15
155.2050 S 67.0 New Haven transmit site

LifeFlight

  • Based out of UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester
  • UMass also provides EMS for the City of Worcester and the Town of Shrewsbury
Frequency Type Tone Use Location Confirmation/Reconfirmation
155.1600 S 118.8 UMASS University campus (Worcester, MA) 2022.01.30 GaryS
MSP 800 T TG:10096 Worcester EMS Wide Area Used as a backup to 155.1600 See MSP Talkgroups for Confirmations

Dartmouth Hitchcock Advanced Response Team (D-HART)

  • Based out of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    • Also stationed in Manchester, NH
Frequency Type Tone Use Location Confirmation/Reconfirmation
155.3250 S 141.3 Lebanon NH Based at Lebanon NH 2021.09.17 VermontCUCV
461.2250 R 146.2 Stowe VT Based at Burlington VT 2021.09.08 OneCharlieSix
464.4500 R D703 Goffstown NH Based at Manchester NH 2022.07.03 W1KNE

LifeNet 7-1

  • Based at South Albany Airport, Ravena, NY (4B0)
  • Formerly known as Albany MedFlight
Frequency Type Tone Use Location Confirmation/Reconfirmation
155.2350 S D432 Air-Grnd Covers Western Mass and Vermont 2012.03.07