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Communications 1.1
What does EFAS stand for?

Electronic Fireground Accountability System (EFAS)

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Communication 1.1
What is the PURPOSE of EFAS?

Designed to IMPROVE the ACCOUNTABILITY of members at ALL operations

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Communication 1.1
T/F
EFAS is installed in all Fire Dept vehicles?

False
BATTALION VEHICLES
DIVISION VEHICLES
FIELD COMM
MARINE 1,6, and 9

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Communication 1.1
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

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Communication 1.1
Pressing your EAB,WHERE would you show up on the EFAS screen?
What color would show?

In the RADIO STATUS SCREEN and
MAYDAY SCREEN
Company
Position
Name
In RED
In Addition a hard copy prints showing
COMPANY
POSITION
TIME of MAYDAY

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Communication 1.2
When are EBF-4 updated during a tour?

As SOON as POSSIBLE during tour

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Communication 2.1
Who's responsibility is it to monitor EFAS?

FIRST arriving BATTALION FF (performs his reg duties)
Until relieved by
FAST UNIT trained member

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Communication 2.2
When does a Company Officer designate a member to monitor EFAS ?

At ROLL CALL

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Communication 2.2
What does the member of the FAST UNIT monitor in the BATTALION vehicle ?

EFAS and
FAST UNIT HT radio

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Communication 3.1.4
Where is the EFAS button located on the MDT screen?

RIGHT HAND SIDE
bottom

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Communications 3.1.5
What MUST officers do to have his units and ALL members recognized by EFAS once on the scene (10-84)?

Key the mic

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Communication 4.1.1
What color will indicates on the EFAS screen that an EAB button has been pressed?

RED (name,company,position)
in both the
RADIO STATUS area
and
MAYDAY area

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Communication
What is a CRITICAL part for EFAS to work? 1.2

ELECTRONIC BF-4

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Communication
What is the MEMBER monitoring EFAS going to be called who or what by HT?2.3

EFAS

EFAS TO COMMAND
COMMAND TO EFAS

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Communication 3.1.1
EFAS is delayed how long after the vehicle ignition is turned on?

Delayed 1 minute
Allows STARFIRE to connect first

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Communication
T/F
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

False
WILL NOT cause the Batt or Div MDT to automatically switch back

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Communication 3.1.5
How does the SPARE RADIO DATABASE get into EFAS?

On START UP, EFAS will AUTOMATICALLY download the latest SPARE RADIO DATABASE.

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Communication
When a MAYDAY is resolved what color does the name in the RADIO STATUS and MAYDAY STATUS turn?5.3.1

Radio Status Section
from
RED back to WHITE

Mayday Status Section
RED to YELLOW

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Communications 6.1
How many different channels can EFAS monitor at 1 time?

1 channel at a time

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Communications
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
2) SUBWAYS
3) LARGE BRUSH FIRES

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Communications
How often is the PORTABLE EFAS charged?9.6

Weekly
And
AFTER EACH USE

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