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Flashcards in B403 Emergency ID Activation (10-01-2009) Deck (18):
1

Which zones can the Emergency ID function work in?

Zones that begin with a number

2

What is the radio term used for Emergency ID activations?

Signal 4

3

Which zones will not have access to the Emergency ID function?

Zones that begin with a Letter

4

When may members activate their emergency ID's?

1. When needing immediate assistance
2. Reporting firefighter down

5

When the emergency Id is activated, the radio automatically:

Switches to the associated emergency talkgroup

6

How long will the mic open up for (Hot mic) on an emergency ID activation?

8-10 seconds

7

After emergency ID activation, the radio will continue to talk on the associated emergency channel until:

the radio is reset

8

When an emergency ID is activated at a multi-company incident, what will dispatch do?

Alert Command of the activation to include the unit and the specific radio

9

Who will be responsible for determining if a true emergency exists?

IC

10

If there is no answer when Dispatch tries to reach the radio with Signal 4, what will happen?

APD will respond code 3 to the last known location

11

If the unit responds to the signal 4, Dispatch will:

Determine the nature of the emergency and send the appropriate resources

12

What is the phrase to say for inadvertent emergency ID activation?

"Fire Dispatch, Unit or member ID, Negative Signal 4"

13

How long should you depress the orange button to activate the emergency ID?

1 second

14

What is the preferred method of de-activating the emergency ID on a portable radio?

Depress the orange button for 5 seconds or until it beeps once

15

What is the preferred method of de-activating the emergency ID on a mobile radio?

Depress the orange button for 5 seconds or until it resets

16

What is the alternate method of de-activating the emergency ID on a portable radio?

Turn the radio off then back on

17

What is the alternate method of de-activating the emergency ID on a mobile radio?

Turn radio off then back on

18

When using a portable radio with a collar mic, it is recommended that the talk group be selected from the:

Collar mic

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