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1
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

Which zones can the Emergency ID function work in?

A

Zones that begin with a number

2
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

What is the radio term used for Emergency ID activations?

A

Signal 4

3
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

Zones that begin with a Letter

4
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

When may members activate their emergency ID’s?

A
  1. When needing immediate assistance
  2. Reporting firefighter down
5
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

When the emergency Id is activated, the radio automatically:

A

Switches to the associated emergency talkgroup

6
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

8-10 seconds

7
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

the radio is reset

8
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

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

9
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

IC

10
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

APD will respond code 3 to the last known location

11
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

Determine the nature of the emergency and send the appropriate resources

12
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

“Fire Dispatch, Unit or member ID, Negative Signal 4”

13
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

1 second

14
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

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

15
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

Depress the orange button for 5 seconds or until it resets

16
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

Turn the radio off then back on

17
Q

[B403 Emergency ID Activation]

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

A

Turn radio off then back on

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