Flashcards in Communication Chapter 9 EFAS Deck (21):
What does EFAS stand for?
Electronic Fireground Accountability System (EFAS)
What is the PURPOSE of EFAS?
Designed to IMPROVE the ACCOUNTABILITY of members at ALL operations
EFAS is installed in all Fire Dept vehicles?
MARINE 1,6, and 9
What are the capabilities of EFAS?
1) IMMEDIATELY identifies members (EAB button)
2) MANUALLY identifies members (EAB button NOT pressed)
3) Emergency ELECTRONIC roll call (hit PTT button 3 times)
4) HT transmissions history
Pressing your EAB,WHERE would you show up on the EFAS screen?
What color would show?
In the RADIO STATUS SCREEN and
In Addition a hard copy prints showing
TIME of MAYDAY
When are EBF-4 updated during a tour?
As SOON as POSSIBLE during tour
Who's responsibility is it to monitor EFAS?
FIRST arriving BATTALION FF (performs his reg duties)
Until relieved by
FAST UNIT trained member
When does a Company Officer designate a member to monitor EFAS ?
At ROLL CALL
What does the member of the FAST UNIT monitor in the BATTALION vehicle ?
FAST UNIT HT radio
Where is the EFAS button located on the MDT screen?
RIGHT HAND SIDE
What MUST officers do to have his units and ALL members recognized by EFAS once on the scene (10-84)?
Key the mic
What color will indicates on the EFAS screen that an EAB button has been pressed?
in both the
RADIO STATUS area
What is a CRITICAL part for EFAS to work? 1.2
What is the MEMBER monitoring EFAS going to be called who or what by HT?2.3
EFAS TO COMMAND
COMMAND TO EFAS
EFAS is delayed how long after the vehicle ignition is turned on?
Delayed 1 minute
Allows STARFIRE to connect first
When viewing EFAS screen,UNITS arriving on scene and pressing 10-84 will cause the Batt or Div MDT to AUTOMATICALLY switch back to STARFIRE? 3.1.3
WILL NOT cause the Batt or Div MDT to automatically switch back
How does the SPARE RADIO DATABASE get into EFAS?
On START UP, EFAS will AUTOMATICALLY download the latest SPARE RADIO DATABASE.
When a MAYDAY is resolved what color does the name in the RADIO STATUS and MAYDAY STATUS turn?5.3.1
Radio Status Section
RED back to WHITE
Mayday Status Section
RED to YELLOW
How many different channels can EFAS monitor at 1 time?
1 channel at a time
What are some EMERGENCY/incidents the PORTABLE EFAS may be used due to Batt/Div vehicle been OUT OF RANGE? 9.2
1)HIGH RISE BUILDINGS
3) LARGE BRUSH FIRES