COMMUNICATIONS 09 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS Flashcards Preview

Undeleted > COMMUNICATIONS 09 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS > Flashcards

Flashcards in COMMUNICATIONS 09 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS Deck (35):
0

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
INTRODUCTION

TRUE/FALSE

Company Officers must be aware of and maintain communication with members operating in remote locations. If any member has not been accounted for in a reasonable time, prompt action must be taken to assure their safety.

TRUE

1

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
SUPERVISION

Members are under the "immediate supervision" of officers when:

- within sight and/or hearing of officer

- working with a search line or hoseline which is under the supervision of that officer

2

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
SUPERVISION

Members are under "functional supervision" when:

When member is h.t. Equipped or working with another h.t. Equipped member
- notify officer when entering a dangerous area, at frequent intervals, attempting tasks not normal of assignment

3

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
SUPERVISION

If contact cannot be made with company officer, who is contacted?

- company Chaueffer

- incident commander

- any other handie talkie equipped member

**in priority order**

4

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
INTER-UNIT COMMUNICATION

Information of a routine nature should be communicated to the _____________ , while more serious information should go directly to the _____________.

Information of a routine nature should be communicated to the COMPANY OFFICER, while more serious information should go directly to the INCIDENT COMMANDER.

5

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
EMERGENCY HANDIE TALKIE COMMUNICATIONS

TRUE/FALSE

Whenever the Emergency Alert Button has been pressed, and/or a MAYDAY or URGENT is transmitted, all HT communications on that frequency are to cease, except those between the member initiating the emergency transmission and the IC.

TRUE

6

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
EMERGENCY HANDIE TALKIE COMMUNICATIONS

TRUE/FALSE

Once a urgent/mayday is given, Normal HT use may be resumed upon completion of the emergency message or signal unless the IC orders otherwise.

TRUE

7

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
EMERGENCY HANDIE TALKIE COMMUNICATIONS

TRUE/FALSE

Anytime a building or area is evacuated, units shall account for all members in preparation for a Roll Call. Missing members are to be reported immediately.

TRUE

8

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

What are the 5 situations for MAYDAY? (I Owe U My Life)

Imminent collapse

Collapse Occured

Unconscious or life threatening injury

Missing member

Lost or trapped member

9

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

TRUE/FALSE

The IC may instruct the member transmitting the emergency message to switch to channel 16, the dedicated 5-watt emergency channel. The IC may do this to free up the primary tactical channel and have communications continue with the member at 5 watts. When a member switches to Channel 16, their "Beacon" continues unless the "Emergency Alert Tone" is deactivated. The IC may instruct the member to deactivate the tones if they are hampering communications

TRUE

10

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

If a member transmits a mayday for collapse imminent, what information must this member transmit in addition to the incident commander?

- location of imminent collapse

- members location

11

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

What will be the chiefs response to a mayday transmission for an imminent collapse?

- "Command to all units, MAYDAY, GET OUT OF BUILDING, GET OUT OF BUILDING" and repeat this message as often as necessary. All members shall immediately evacuate the building on transmission of this message.

- The IC shall ensure a roll call is conducted immediately and all members are accounted for.

12

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

If structural collapse has occurred and a member is transmitting a mayday for structural collapse occurred, what information must this member provide the incident commander with?

- Location and extent of collapse

- Number and nature of injuries

- anyone is trapped.

13

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

If a member finds another member unconscious or seriously injured, what information must this member provide the incident commander with?

- Location

- Unit and identity of the injured member

- Nature and extent of the injuries, if known

- Resources needed

14

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

If an officer becomes aware of a missing member and transmits a mayday for a missing member, what information must this officer provide the incident commander with?

- Last known location or reference point

- Unit the member is working in that tour

- Name of affected member

- Assignment (e. g., roof, nozzle)

15

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

A member finding the missing members transmits a mayday for a locating the missing member, what information must this member provide the incident commander with?

- Location

- Identity of member(s) to determine if it is the member(s) reported missing.

- Any imminent conditions that might affect the missing member(s) e.g., fire nearby, out of air.

- Resources needed to reach safety.

16

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

A member who becomes lost or trapped must transmit a mayday, what information must this member provide the incident commander with?

- Location if known. If unknown, provide last recognizable reference point such as, basement near oil burner.

- Identity and number of members involved.

- Any imminent conditions that might affect trapped members such as fire nearby, out of air, etc.

17

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

A member who locates the lost or trapped member must transmit a mayday, what information must this member provide the incident commander with?

- Identity of the member(s) involved

- Location

- Any imminent conditions that might affect the trapped/lost member(s) e.g., fire nearby, out of air.

- Resources needed to reach safety

18

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

Information transmitted to incident commander when transmitting a mayday of imminent collapse?

Location of imminent collapse

Location of member transmitting mayday

19

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

Information transmitted to incident commander when transmitting a mayday of structural collapse occurred?

- Location and extent of collapse

- Number and nature of injuries

- anyone is trapped.

20

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

Information transmitted to incident commander when transmitting a mayday for unconscious member/seriously injured member?

- Location

- Unit and identity of the injured member

- Nature and extent of the injuries, if known

- Resources needed

21

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

Information transmitted to incident commander when transmitting a mayday for missing member?

- Last known location or reference point

- Unit the member is working in that tour

- Name of affected member

- Assignment (e. g., roof, nozzle)

22

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

Information transmitted to incident commander by member who finds missing member?

- Location

- Identity of member(s) to determine if it is the member(s) reported missing.

- Any imminent conditions that might affect the missing member(s) e.g., fire nearby, out of air.

- Resources needed to reach safety.

23

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

Information transmitted to incident commander when transmitting a mayday for lost/trapped member?

- Location if known. If unknown, provide last recognizable reference point such as, basement near oil burner.

- Identity and number of members involved.

- Any imminent conditions that might affect trapped members such as fire nearby, out of air, etc.

24

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
MAYDAY

Information transmitted to incident commander by member who locates lost/trapped member?

- Identity of the member(s) involved

- Location

- Any imminent conditions that might affect the trapped/lost member(s) e.g., fire nearby, out of air.

- Resources needed to reach safety

25

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
URGENT

What are the 7 instances for transmitting an URGENT? (D WIFE 10-70 ANYTIME)

D WIFE 10-70 ANYTIME

D - Discontinue interior attack
W - loss of Water
I - non-life threatening Injury
F - Fear of collapse
E - fire entering Exposure

10-70

Anytime - Anytime a change in conditions will severely effect operations or safety of members

26

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
URGENT

A member discovering another member with a non life threatening injury that requires medical attention shall transmit an urgent, what information must this member provide to the incident commander?

- Location

- Unit and identity of the injured member

- Nature and extent of injuries.

- Resources needed

27

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
URGENT

When the IC decides to discontinue an interior attack and institute an exterior attack, the IC shall immediately press their Emergency Alert Button, and then transmit a message in the following format:

URGENT, URGENT, URGENT, Command to all units URGENT - ALL UNITS URGENT, BACK OUT, BACK OUT

- IC immediately contacts all units individually by h.t. To confirm receipt of this message

- roll call

28

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
URGENT

A member aware of a structural problem, including danger of collapse shall transmit an urgent, what information must this member provide to the incident commander?

- location

- conditions discovered

29

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
URGENT

A member discovering fire extending into an exposure shall transmit an urgent, what information must this member provide to the incident commander?

- location

- nature of extension

30

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
URGENT

A member aware of a loss of water, including water loss due to a confirmed burst length, which would endanger members shall transmit an urgent, what information must this member provide to the incident commander?

- nature of the problems

- identity of units with lines affected

31

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS
URGENT

A member aware of conditions that will severely impact an operation or the safety of members shall transmit an urgent, what information must this member provide to the incident commander?

- nature of problem

- location

- members/units affected

32

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS

Any officer or safety team member hearing the emergency alert tone followed by a mayday/urgent message realizing that it is not being acknowledged by the IC, must initiate the following:

- acknowledge signal and ascertain nature

- promptly relay all information to the IC

33

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS

The HT is equipped with a "time-out-timer" which cuts off the transmitter after ______ seconds of continuous operation to eliminate the "stuck button" problem. The member designated to produce the feedback will have to release the Push-to-Talk button momentarily every ______ seconds to re-key the transmitter.

30 seconds

34

COMMUNICATIONS 9 - COMPANY UNIT COMMUNICATIONS

The proper procedure for use of the HT with the voicemitter is to:

- Remove the microphone from the harness clip.

- Place the microphone directly on the voicemitter.

- After completing transmission, the microphone can be returned to the harness clip.

Decks in Undeleted Class (130):