Meade Co. firefighters ask for help buying radios

Meade County firefighters have asked the county for help buying new radios that help them communicate between dispatch center and other agencies. Pioneer file photo

STURGIS — The Meade County Commission has expressed support for helping fire departments within the county buy new radios.

Cody Weyer of the Meade County Firefighters Association, who also serves as the chief of the Enning Volunteer Fire Department, explained that beginning this fall, the state of South Dakota is transitioning its radio towers over to P25 encryption which is more high frequency.

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