Division of Technology

Palmetto 800 System Users

The South Carolina Statewide 800 MHz Radio and Mobile Data System, known as the Palmetto 800 Radion System, is one of the largest shared statewide public safety radio systems in the nation. System users consist of the following.
 

Palmetto 800 System Users

  • 29,000+ Voice System Users
  • 800 Mobile Data System Users
  • 10,000 Mutual Aid Users
  • 48,000 PATCON Users

Palmetto 800 MHz Users By Agency Type And State

South Carolina
  • 29 State Agencies
  • 46 County Sheriff's Offices
  • 124 SC Municipal Police Depts
  • 32 EMS Services
  • 32 Fire Departments/Services
  • 10 Power Utilities (1 in NC)
  • 11 Federal Agencies
  • 4 School Districts
  • 8 Air Medical Transport Services
  • 46 County Hospitals (All Hospitals)
Georgia
  • 4 State Agencies
  • 1 County Sheriff's Office
  • 3 Municipal Police Depts
  • 2 EMS Services
  • 1 Countywide Fire Service
  • 1 Power Utility
  • 1 School District
  • 2 Air Medical Transport Services            

Large System Users (over 500)

  • S.C. Dept. of Public Safety, Highway Patrol, BPS and Transport Police
  • Richland County (Sheriff, Fire & EMS)
  • Lexington County (Sheriff, Fire & EMS)
  • Spartanburg County (Sheriff & EMS)
  • Georgetown County (Sheriff, Fire & EMS)
  • SCE&G ( Power Utility)
  • Dorchester County (Sheriff, Fire & EMS)
  • Augusta-Richmond County, Ga. (Sheriff & Fire)
  • City of Columbia (Police & Fire)
  • City of Greenville (Police & Fire)
  • Orangeburg County (Sheriff, Fire & EMS)
  • SLED (State Law Enforcement Division)
  • Anderson County (Sheriff, Fire, EMS)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)   
  • Colleton County (Sheriff, Fire & Ems)         

Large System Users (over 250)

  • DHEC (Department of Health & Environmental Control)
  • EMD (SC Emergency Management Department)
  • PPP (SC Probation, Pardon & Parole)
  • DJJ (SC department of Juvenile Justice)
  • Aiken County (Sheriff & EMS)
  • Berkeley County (Sheriff & EMS)
  • Clarendon County (Sheriff, EMS & Fire) 
  • Town of Summerville (Police & Fire)
  • Jasper County (Sheriff, EMS, Fire)
  • Hampton County (Sheriff, EMS, Fire)
  • SC Department of Transportation          

Large System Users (Over (100)

  • Dillon County
  • Greenville County
  • Williamsburg County (Sheriff, EMS & Fire)
  • Fairfield County (Sheriff)
  • Darlington County (Sheriff)
  • Laurens County (Sheriff & EMS)
  • Georgetown City (Police & Fire)
  • Abbeville County (Sheriff, Police, EMS & Fire)
  • Richland County School Dist. 2
  • Santee Wateree RTA
  • SC Division of Technology Operations (DTO)
  • North Augusta Department of Public Safety
  • University of South Carolina – Law Enforcement
  • Dillon County (Sheriff)
  • Laurens Electric Cooperative
  • SC National Guard 
  • Lee County         

Emergency Preparedness Information

The following agencies have been provided 800 MHz radios on the statewide radio system:
  • All County EOC's (Emergency Operations Centers)
  • All County 911 Centers
  • All Hospital Emergency Rooms
  • All National Weather Service Offices