New England Digital Emergency Communications Network

Growth of NEDECN

  • In August 2011 the first New England DMR repeater was installed at Hudson (NH) on UHF
  • In 2012 it became a network of 3 repeaters (Hudson UHF, Derry VHF and Southboro VHF)
  • In 2013 Shapleigh and Hudson VHF were added (NEDECN = 5 repeaters)
  • In 2014 Repeaters were added at Bow, Chester, Gilford, Wallingford, Bridgeport, Chelmsford, Malden, Manchester and Norwalk (NEDECN = 14 repeaters)
  • In 2015 At the May NEARFEST, the formal presentation of NEDECN was shown with a 50X c-Bridge, Eastham, Marblehead, Reading, Colchester, Coventry, Prospect, Killingly, Northford, Northampton VHF, Northampton UHF and Portland added (NEDECN=25 rptrs)
  • In 2015 At the October NEARFEST several more repeaters joined the network including Topsham, Calais, Ascutney, Pico, Brattleboro, Mt. Washington, Walpole, Southboro UHF, Madbury and Boston (NEDECN = 35)
  • In 2016 Corinna, Eddington (Holden), New Sharon, Augusta, Dresden, Camden, Knox, Lincoln, Buckfield, Hampton, Seymour, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Snow, Sanbornton, Keene, Walpole, Goffstown UHF and Goffstown VHF and Madbury were added (NEDECN = 54)
  • In 2017 Concord, Bourne, Martha’s Vineyard, Bristol, Clarksville, Cromwell, Beacon, Burlington, Monkton, Equinox, Corinth, Williamstown, Wakefield, W. Ossipee, N. Conway, Riverhead, Sag Harbor, Farmington, Litchfield, Waterville, Providence, Gunstock VHF, Dennis and Gardner were added. (NEDECN = 80)
  • In 2018 Danvers, Sudbury, Sidney, Smyrna, Ft. Kent, Rangeley, Gouldsboro, Presque Isle, Gunstock UHF, Bolton, Jay Peak and Montauk were added (NEDECN = 92 sites)
  • In 2019 Corinna moved to Dexter and Reading was moved to Wilmington.  Crotched Mtn, Worcester and Burke Mtn were also added. (NEDECN = 95 sites)