Wisconsin Utility Companies



Alliant Energy

(Aka - "Wisconsin Power & Light Company)
They operate mostly on a number of 800MHz frequencies that are licensed throughout the state. They are licensed as "Wisconsin Power and Light Company"). It uses "iDEN" technology (Similar to Nextel Radio/Phones) so it is not monitorable with any radio currently on the market.


Madison Gas & Electric

153.4700 Operations (71.9)
153.6050 Operations (107.2)
153.6350 Operations (71.9)
153.6650 Operations (71.9)


We-Energies

Electric Operations
153.4250 Shawano Area (D226)
153.5450 Fox River Valley Area (167.9)
153.6050 Fox River Valley Area (D226)
153.6650 Farmington Area (D226)
153.7250 Fox River Valley Area (D226)
451.0500 Milwaukee Area Underground (D351)
451.0750 Menomonee Falls / Germantown Area (D271)
451.1500 Systemwide Common Channel (D023)
451.2250 New Berlin Area (D165)
451.3750 Port Washington Area (D311)
451.4750 Delafield Area (D331)
451.5250 Sheboygan County Area (D243)
451.5250 Milwaukee Metro South (D245)
451.6250 Racine / Kenosha Area (D172)
451.6250 West Bend Area (D315)

++ In the Milwaukee area, the UHF frequencies have been silent and it appears like they have switched to a 900MHz "MotoTRBO Connect Plus" Trunked Radio System. Unfortunately, this type of system is not able to be monitored with todays scanners. The frequencies in the Milwaukee area are 936.4000, 937.450 and 937.4750. I am guessing this is going to be a statewide type thing. Hopefully I will get more information on this system.

Gas Operations
153.5150 Waukesha Area (167.9)
153.5450 Fox River Valley / Shawano Area {Simulcasts with 156.1650} (167.9)
153.6500 Wood County Area (136.5)
153.7100 Marquette / Waushara Counties Area (136.5)
153.7250 Jefferson County Area (167.9)
156.1650 Fox River Valley / Shawano Area {Simulcasts with 153.5450} (146.2)

We-Energies Plant in Oak Creek
153.4850 Unknown Exact Use (D031)
153.4700 Unknown Exact Use (141.3)
153.6200 Unknown Exact Use (D031)
153.7100 Unknown Exact Use (D315)
451.1125 Unknown Exact Use (D723)
451.1375 Unknown Exact Use (D723)


Wisconsin Public Service Corporation

451.0750 Green Bay Area (D365)
451.1000 Marinette Area (D115)
451.1250 Sheboygan Area (D116)
451.2000 Marathon County Area - Electric (D365)
451.2250 Door & Calumet Counties Area (D116)
451.2250 Oshkosh Area (D134)
451.2500 Marinette Area (D134)
451.2500 Onieda County Area (D165)
451.3750 Green Bay Area (D116)
451.6750 Green Bay Area (D116)
461.3500 Marathon County Area - Gas Operations (D025)


XCEL Energy Services Inc

153.4550 Ladysmith Area (P25)
153.4850 Eau Claire & Chippewa Counties Area (P25)
153.5450 Rusk & Price Counties Area (P25)
153.6650 "Division Operations" (P25)


Miscellaneous Utility Companies

153.6500 Dairyland Power Cooperative (74.4)
159.6150 Adams-Columbia Electrical Co-op (88.5)
451.2750 Richland Electrical Cooperative (P25)
451.5250 Dunn Energy Cooperative (P25)


A Number of the above utility companies use either K Codes or R Codes similar to how police and fire use 10-Codes. Here is a small list I have been able to compile on my own and on the internet.

K-Codes
K02 - Signal is Good
K04 - OK / Message Received
K09 - Repeat
K20 - Location
K30 - Clear

R-Codes
R04 - OK / Message Received
R07 - Out of Service
R08 - Back in Service
R09 - Repeat
R30 - Clear
R99 - Clear / No Calls Pending
R100 - Any Calls Pending


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