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H2

Childrens

2

H4

Medstar

3

H6

PIW

4

H3

Hospital Clearinghouse talkgroup

5

H11

Poison Control

6

H14

Spare

7

After giving a hospital report, what channel do EMS units switch back to?

013

8

Priority

Priority message underway, other units wait until the message is complete

9

Proceed

Drive with normal traffic to a non-emergency

10

Respond

Drive lights and sirens to an emergency

11

Test Count

For test purposed, a 5 count is made from 1 to 5 then 5 to 1

12

Urgent

A message of paramount importance, life and death or injury at stake, requiring immediate assistance

13

10-33

A code to OUC that police are immediately needed on scene for a potentially hostile situation

14

While transmitting on DVRS, will a talk permit tone be heard?

Only if within range of the repeater

15

When transmitting on a direct frequency (015, 016, 0A15, 0A16, 0B15, 0B16) will a tone be heard after depressing PTT button?

No.

16

BFC's are required to give OUC incident updates on what channels?

0A2 or 0B2

17

For a damaged or malfunctioning alarm equipment, OIC shall contact who? and do what?

Radio Shop during business hours (0800-1600 M-F)
After business hours, contact the fire/ems watch commander
submit SR to AFC-Ops, copy to BFC communications liason

18

For a repair of radio and accessories, the OIC shall contact who?

ITServus help desk 202-373-3737. If after hours, BFC shall provide one from the reserve pool, FORM 1 to be filled out.

19

Once a radio is exchanged, who should the OIC contact with what information?

FLO with the message "BFC Spare 2 is now E18 Lineman"

20

Lost or stolen radio shall be handled how?

Notification to watch commander, spare from battalion reserve pool, OB Article XIX, section 16, form 1, phone call to flo with new information.

21

How is a problem with the reader board corrected?

Turn power off for 1 minute. Turn back on. report malfunction to OUC radio shop

22

Address of Radio Shop

310 McMillan Dr. NW

23

What channel may units coordinate directly with OUC radio shop?

Zone DC Talkgroup Spare 1

24

When units need to contact eachother directly, they will request an alternate talkgroup via 02 MAIN and be guided to a talkgroup in what zone?

0C

25

Which cannot be transmitted over the radio due to HIPPA? age, gender, name, chief complaint

name

26

If an officer cannot reach the pump operator by radio to charge a line, what must he do?

Send a member back to the wagon to make sure the order was received.

27

Where is the radio kept in quarters and out of quarters?

in quarters - on the person or in an inconspicuous location
out of quarters - on the person

28

For daily radio check, ensure 3 things:

Displaying correct ID or riding position
If incorrect, contact watch commander at OUC to correct it
knobs, antennas, etc in good condition

29

What channel does the OIC ensure with OUC that the radio ID is correct?

0A2-MAIN

30

If a portable battery is blinking yellow, is it charging, need charging, or need replacing?

needs to be replaced. Red also indicates replace. Contact the radio shop

31

Air Unit Symbol

(AIR)

32

Haz Mat Unit Symbol

(HM)

33

LU

Light Unit

34

CI

Cave In Unit

35

Underwater Unit symbol

(DI)

36

DI

Underwater unit symbol

37

Fire Boat symbol

BT

38

Tanker symbol

TK

39

Rescue Squad symbol

R

40

BX symbol

Brush Unit

41

Canteen Unit symbol

CU

42

Helicopter Unit symbol

HU

43

Boat symbol

B

44

If the 800 MHz system fails, what will the officer do to continue communications?

Switch to direct talkgroup and use line of sight radio relays.

45

When operating outside of the COG, how do you verbalize your unit's radio designation?

"DC" Engine 15...

46

DVRS operates in (analog or digital) mode with a directional antenna

analog

47

Once the (analog or digital) message is received, the DVRS repeats the message on the (analog or digital) talkgroup.

analog, digital

48

To activate the DVRS, switch to a DVRS enabled channel (ie 03 or 07). What will the LCD now say?

"VR OFF"

49

To establish communication with the DVRS, what button do you push and what will the LCD do?

DVRS menu, top line of LCD will start flashing

50

While the LCD is flashing, if you press the VRS menu button a second time, what will the LCD screen now say? and what type of tone will be heard?

From "Off" to "SYS" and a short tone will sound, LCD will stop flashing. Now operating in DVRS

51

The DVRS must be positioned to face the incident to ensure coverage. Within what angles from the horizontal plane and vertical plane must it be?

70 deg in the horizontal plane from the center of the antenna and 60 deg from the vertical plane from the center of the antenna

52

How far away from the DVRS antenna should you be to avoid interference when transmitting?

15 ft.

53

What will happen on the radio that will indicate that they are out of range?

the radio will honk out

54

How do you know if your radio is properly functioning on the DVRS?

An alternate talk tone will be heard when you push the PTT button. Otherwise, the display will read "DVR out of range"

55

When operating on the DVRS and the emergency button is activated, what will this radio have priority over and what will it not?

Priority over all other radios except OUC

56

Will the emergency activation button work in DVRS?

Yes

57

If a member is out of range of the DVRS, will the emergency button be operable?

NO

58

Can an emergency button be used on 015,016, A15, A16, B15, B16?

NO

59

When changing over to reserve apparatus, will the following companies have to log back in the CAD with the new serial #?
E, T, R, RS4, Amb, Medic unit BFC, EMS Supervisor?

E - no
T - no
R - no
RS - no, notify flo
Ambulance, medic unit - yes
BFC, EMS Supervisor - yes

60

What is the sunday morning procedure concerning I/Mobiles and Reserve engines?

Take the I/Mobile out of the knaack box and place it in the battalion reserve and log into the CAD system

61

Charge guards on the I/Mobiles will be changed from 2 hours to ___ to ___ hours?

8 to 10

62

Because of the change in charge guards, what action must be taken to make sure the vehicle will start?

Keeping the shoreline plugged in.