The DeKalb Tower is 250' at the highest point in DeKalb County. It monitors fire and emergency radio channels from 15 counties in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
The following counties are covered: (IL) Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Henry, Jo Daviess, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Marshall, Ogle, Putnam, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago (WI) Rock
IFERN (Interagency Fire Emergency Radio Network) Fireground Channels IREACH (Illinois Regional Emergency Answering CHannel) Medevac Helicopters ( Lifeline / REACT / OSF Life Flight / UofW Madison Medflight)
Visit www.Radioman911.com to hear these and all other fire departments in the Chicagoland area and see information about active fires and major incidents in the region. Please "Like" the page on www.Facebook.com/Radioman911 to receive alerts about breaking incidents worth tuning in to and for links to photos, videos, and recordings of major incidents.
The site is dedicated to all those keeping watch over our neighborhoods, from the policemen and firefighters working the front-lines, to the dispatchers and radio techs working behind the scenes to keep the radio traffic controlled, organized, and on the air. Proceed to our full site at: Radioman911.com