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shall be responsible for:
1. Ensuring radio coverage problems are reported to and corrected by the
Radio Service Center.
2. Maintaining this document.

The FCC Supervisor

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Define
Direct channel

A radio-to-radio channel that allows users to talk without going through the repeater system.

3

Define
Repeater system

Communications equipment that acts as both transmitter and receiver.

4

TFD radios have the following direct channels

a. DIR 01 (A15, C15, D15)
b. ST OP1 (Airlift NW A14)

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DIR 01 (A15, C15, D15) shall be used exclusively for

fire operations or in conjunction with fire operations training activities.

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TFD operations personnel shall switch to DIR 01 (A15) under the following circumstances:

a. In known poor radio reception or transmission areas
b. When radios give an “out of range” signal or bonk
c. When s/he cannot communicate with anyone on a system channel

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Personnel experiencing radio problems shall

remain on DIR 01 (A15) until
all personnel are out of the Hot Zone.

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PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING A RADIO COVERAGE PROBLEM
DURING ROUTINE BUSINESS

Shift Officer/In Charge
1. E-mail the radio user’s report to the City’s Radio Service Center at 800fire@cityoftacoma.org.

2. Forward a copy of the radio user’s report to the FCC Supervisor.

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What policy number is
Use of Direct Channels

8009
FIRE COMMUNICATIONS

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