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BATTERY

The capacity of the Motorola battery used with the XTS3500R is rated for approximately ___________.

8 HOURS

The capacity of the Motorola battery used with the XTS3500R is rated for approximately 8 hours.

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BATTERY

It is expected that the battery will last approximately __________ at 2 watts; if using a 5-watt channel expect _________ of service.

It is expected that the battery will last approximately 4-5 HOURS at 2 watts; if using a 5-watt channel expect 2-3 HOURS of service.

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BATTERY

When shall the batteries be exchanged with fully recharged batteries from the charger?

- beginning of each tour

- after extensive use

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BATTERY

Radios that chirp have aprx how much of its full charge remaining?

5-10%

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BATTERY

TRUE/FALSE

While these batteries will power the radios enough to still receive transmissions and transmit at 2 watts, testing has shown that the battery power is just above the power threshold for transmitting a 5 watt emergency alert. Such batteries shall be replaced immediately, or as soon as possible.

TRUE

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BATTERY

How many batteries per handie-talkie are units issued?

Units are only issued 2 batteries per assigned handie-talkie

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BATTERY

What is considered an UNSAFE ACT in regards to the charging of batteries?

Batteries need to be used and charged on a regular basis. If this cycle is disrupted for more than 2 weeks, the batteries charging capacity will become greatly diminished. THEREFORE STORING BATTERIES FOR AN EXTENDED PERIORD OF TIME WITHOUT USAGE IS CONSIDERED AN UNSAFE ACT.

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BATTERY

Who ensures the exchange of batteries on a rotating basis?

FDNY radio repair shop

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BATTERY

TRUE/FALSE

If a radios battery is unable to be removed from the back of the radio, members are allowed to use a screwdriver to pry it out and detach it from radio.

FALSE

**Members shall refrain from using screwdrivers or other tools to detach battery from radio. If battery removal is too difficult, the entire HT with battery shall be placed OOS.**

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BATTERY

Batteries will normally charge in __________.

APPRX 1 HOUR

The battery will normally require approximately one hour of charging.

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BATTERY

A steady red light on radio means?

Radio is transmitting

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BATTERY

A flashing red light on radio while transmitting means? (2 meanings)

- low battery

- radio voltage temporarily dropped below the preset alert level

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BATTERY

A flashing green light on radio while transmitting means?

Battery too low to transmit but reception possible

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

When charging the battery, if battery contacts need to be cleaned, what is used?

Clean dirt, grease or foreign material with a SOFT CLOTH, if needed

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

As battery is inserted, the red "charging" LED on the charger will light to indicate?

Battery is being "rapid" charged

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

What does a flashing yellow light on the battery charger led indicate?

- inserted battery is too cold or too hot to be "rapid" charged (outside temperature range 50º F - 95º F), the battery charger will show a flashing yellow LED and will begin charging when the battery is in the correct temperature range.

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

A green light on the charger led indicates?

Charging is complete

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

TRUE/FALSE

Batteries do not need to be removed from charger when turning green. The battery can remain in the charger and will receive a trickle charge. There is an auto shut-off feature if the battery gets too hot.

TRUE

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

A single flash green light on the LED of the charger means?

Successful power up or recovery from fault condition

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

A steady red light on the LED of the charger means?

Battery is being rapid charged

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

A flashing red light on the LED of the charger means?

Battery is unchargeable or not making proper contact

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

A flashing green light on the LED of the charger means?

Battery greater than 90% charged

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

A steady green light on the LED of the charger means?

Charging is complete

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

A flashing yellow light on the LED of the charger means?

Battery too cold to be rapid charged, charging resumes after condition is corrected.

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BATTERY CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS

If a fault condition occurs, what must be done?

 Pull AC plug from AC outlet to remove power from charger.

 Remove battery from charger and clean contacts on both charger and battery.

 Restore power to the charger.

 Reinsert battery into charger.

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PRECAUTIONS

A fully discharged battery is "rapid" charged in ________.

One hour

A fully discharged battery is "rapid" charged in one hour.

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PRECAUTIONS

The radio should be turned _______ while attached to a battery being recharged in a charger.

OFF

The radio should be turned OFF while attached to a battery being recharged in a charger.

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PRECAUTIONS

TRUE/FALSE

If a battery is removed from a charger indicating green and then quickly replaced, it will read red for a short time. This practice has no effect on the batteries capacity.

FALSE

**If a battery is removed from a charger indicating green and then quickly replaced, it will read red for a short time. This practice will reduce the batteries' capacity and should be avoided.**

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PRECAUTIONS

If a battery gets too hot to hold after charging, it indicates __________.

A DEFECT

If a battery gets too hot to hold after charging, it indicates a defect.

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PRECAUTIONS

Exchanged batteries received from the depot must be left on the charger for a minimum of _________ before using.

14 HOURS

Exchanged batteries received from the depot must be left on the charger for a minimum of 14 HOURS before using.

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BATTERY INSPECTION

Batteries are issued with a color-coded sticker with a date it is due back to the Radio Shops for reconditioning. When is this due date inspected?

- inspected each time the batteries are placed on the HT.

- first day of each month, Company Officers working the 9x6 tour shall have a member inspect all HT batteries assigned to their unit to ensure no battery has passed their required reconditioning date. **Officer takes a mark in company journal verifying the inspection**

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ON VEHICLE CHARGERS

How much time does it take a on vehicle charger to charge a fully drained battery?

Up to 3 hours

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ON VEHICLE CHARGERS

A solid yellow lighted displayed on the LED of an on vehicle charger indicates?

Battery charging

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ON VEHICLE CHARGERS

A solid green lighted displayed on the LED of an on vehicle charger indicates?

Battery ready, charge complete

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ON VEHICLE CHARGERS

A solid red lighted displayed on the LED of an on vehicle charger indicates?

Charge aborted - battery is faulty or defective and should be sent to depot for replacement

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ON VEHICLE CHARGERS

A flashing yellow lighted displayed on the LED of an on vehicle charger indicates?

Battery port failure or battery may be fully discharged

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INTERNAL RADIO CODES

Anytime an assigned radio is placed O.O.S. the officer on duty must record the defect in ________ and ________.

COMPANY AND OFFICE RECORD JOURNALS

Anytime an assigned radio is placed O.O.S. the officer on duty must record the defect in COMPANY and OFFICE RECORD JOURNALS.

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INTERNAL RADIO CODES

Anytime an assigned radio is placed O.O.S. the officer on duty shall immediately notify __________ in order to obtain a replacement.

DIVISION RADIO DEPOT

Anytime an assigned radio is placed O.O.S. the officer on duty must immediately notify DIVISION RADIO DEPOT to obtain a replacement.

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INTERNAL RADIO CODES

Upon receipt of spare radio, the officer must: (3 things)

♦ Notify administrative Battalion

♦ Record the ID number engraved on the side of the spare radio in the Company and Office Record Journals

♦ Update the BF-4 with the spare radio's engraved ID number.

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INTERNAL RADIO CODES

When company radio is repaired and returned, the officer shall?

Make the proper notifications

Update all records

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES

In the 7 digit internal identification code, rescue is designated by the number _____?

1

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES

In the 7 digit internal identification code, EMS is designated by the number _____?

3

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES

In the 7 digit internal identification code, staff, division and battalion is designated by the number _____?

2

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES

In the 7 digit internal identification code, engines is designated by the number _____?

5

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES

In the 7 digit internal identification code, ladders is designated by the number _____?

7

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES

In the 7 digit internal identification code, spare radios are designated by the number _____?

6

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES

In the 7 digit internal identification code, squad is designated by the number _____?

8

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - ENGINE COMPANIES

The second, third and fourth digit denotes? (i.e. 5 287 000)

The company number.

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - ENGINE COMPANIES

The fifth, sixth and seventh digit denotes? (i.e. 5 287 002)

Radio number and riding position

(5 287 002 - radio 2 and ECC)

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - BRUSH FIRE COMPANIES

Brush Fire Units will be designated the same as their associated Engine company with the exception of the sixth digit will be the ___________ and the seventh will be___________.

UNIT NUMBER
RADIO NUMBER AND RIDING POSITION

Brush Fire Units will be designated the same as their associated Engine company with the exception of the sixth digit will be the UNIT NUMBER and the seventh will be RADIO NUMBER AND RIDING POSITION

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - DIVISION SPARE

How can you tell if the radio internal identification code is a division spare?

First digit is 6
Next three digits 020
Last three digits - XXX (whatever number spare it i.e. 6 020 127)

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - LADDER COMPANIES

The second, third and fourth digit denotes? (i.e. 5 136 000)

Company number

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - LADDER COMPANIES

The fifth, sixth and seventh digit denotes? (i.e. 7 136 004)

Radio number and riding position

(5 287 004 - radio 4 and OVM)

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - ENGINE COMPANIES

For engine companies the last three number indicate radio number and riding position, the riding positions are:

5287001
5287002
5287003
5287004
5287005
5287006

001 - ENGINE OFFICER AND RADIO 1
002 - ECC AND RADIO 2
003 - NOZZLE AND RADIO 3
004 - BACK UP AND RADIO 4
005 - CONTROL MAN AND RADIO 5
006 - DOOR MAN AND RADIO 6

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INTERNAL IDENTIFICATION CODES - LADDER COMPANIES

For LADDER companies the last three number indicate radio number and riding position, the riding positions are:

7136001
7136002
7136003
7136004
7136005
7136006

001 - LADDER OFFICER AND RADIO 1
002 - LCC AND RADIO 2
003 - ROOF AND RADIO 3
004 - OVM AND RADIO 4
005 - IRONS AND RADIO 5
006 - CAN MAN AND RADIO 6

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IPROTOCOL FOR THE USE OF INTEROPERABILITY FREQUENCIES

TRUE/FALSE

Users of I/O (INTEROPERABILITY) frequencies are reminded to use plain English and refrain from using 10 codes or terminology while communicating on these frequencies.

TRUE

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IPROTOCOL FOR THE USE OF INTEROPERABILITY FREQUENCIES

When is the I/O frequency activated without request?

2nd alarm

Pre-planned interagency events (New Years eve, ticker tape parade)

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IPROTOCOL FOR THE USE OF INTEROPERABILITY FREQUENCIES

How many I/O VX-800 HANDIE-TALKIES been issued to all battalion, division and staff chiefs?

2

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IPROTOCOL FOR THE USE OF INTEROPERABILITY FREQUENCIES

The I/O VX-800 HANDIE-TALKIE provides _______ hrs of operation at ___watts.

16 hrs


5 watts

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IPROTOCOL FOR THE USE OF INTEROPERABILITY FREQUENCIES

TRUE/FALSE

The I/O VX-800 HANDIE-TALKIE is waterproof.

FALSE

The HT is water-resistant, not waterproof.

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IPROTOCOL FOR THE USE OF INTEROPERABILITY FREQUENCIES

When the I/O VX-800 HANDIE-TALKIE is placed O.O.S. where is it sent?

damaged HTs and batteries shall be exchanged with spare HTs and batteries assigned to HT depots. An RT-2 shall be attached.

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FDNY/NYPD TAC “U” CHANNEL

TRUE/FALSE

Only staff, division and battalion chiefs have been programmed to allow fd/pd interagency communication?

FALSE

**All Fire Department XTS3500R handie-talkies have been programmed to allow for FD/PD interagency communications.**

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FDNY/NYPD TAC “U” CHANNEL

TRUE/FALSE

10 codes are permitted on the TAC "U" channel.

FALSE

Users of I/O frequencies are reminded to use plain English and refrain from using 10 codes or terminology while communicating on these frequencies.

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FDNY/NYPD TAC “U” CHANNEL

What radio channel is designated the TAC "U" channel?

Channel 13

**zone A channel 13 - channel is 5 watts**

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FDNY/NYPD TAC “U” CHANNEL

TRUE/FALSE

The emergency alert tone (if EAB depressed) is audible on both FDNY/NYPD radios.

FALSE

**The emergency alert tone is audible only on Fire Department handie-talkies and only on the activated frequency. The ranking FDNY member must ensure that the ranking on-scene police official is aware when an emergency alert tone is activated.**

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FDNY/NYPD TAC “U” CHANNEL

The ranking FDNY member will consult with the ranking on-scene police official when activating the TAC “U” Channel for the following operations:


♦ Water rescue incidents, where members of both departments enter the water for search and/or rescue.

♦ Hazardous materials operations involving entry by members of both departments into a hazardous area.

♦ Any other joint operation where the ranking FDNY member and ranking on-scene police official feels it would be beneficial.

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FDNY/NYPD TAC “U” CHANNEL

TRUE/FALSE

When the TAC “U” Channel is activated, all operating units shall switch to the TAC "U" channel.

FALSE

When the TAC “U” Channel is activated, all operating units shall remain on the Primary Tactical Channel unless specifically instructed to switch to another channel.

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FDNY/NYPD TAC “U” CHANNEL

TRUE/FALSE

The FDNY fast unit should only operate on the command channel, when the TAC "U" channel has been implemented.

FALSE

**The ranking FDNY member shall ensure the designated FAST Unit has the capability of monitoring all frequencies for emergency transmissions.**

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FDNY/EMS I/O FREQUENCY

What channel is designated for FDNY/EMS I/O communications?

CHANNEL 10

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FDNY/EMS I/O FREQUENCY

TRUE/FALSE

Because FDNY and EMS use the same ten codes, ten codes are permitted on channel 10.

FALSE

**Users of I/O frequencies are reminded to use plain English and refrain from using 10 codes or terminology while communicating on these frequencies.**

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FDNY/EMS I/O FREQUENCY

Who are designated as FD/EMS contacts?

BACK UP FIREFIGHTER

EMS TECHNICIAN

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FDNY/EMS I/O FREQUENCY

If an ambulance is on-scene first, ________ will initiate contact utilizing the company's designation (e.g. Engine 79 to EMS). If the CFR-D Company is on-scene first, _________ will initiate contact with the CFR-D Company (e.g., 17H to Engine 79). The CFR-D Company unit designation is displayed in the EMS MDT dispatch message; a unit designation with ______ indicates the CFR-D Company is on-scene

If an ambulance is on-scene first, the BACK UP FIREFIGHTER will initiate contact utilizing the company's designation (e.g. Engine 79 to EMS). If the CFR-D Company is on-scene first, EMS TECHNICIAN will initiate contact with the CFR-D Company (e.g., 17H to Engine 79). The CFR-D Company unit designation is displayed in the EMS MDT dispatch message; a unit designation with @ indicates the CFR-D Company is on-scene

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ASSIGNMENT OF SPARE RADIOS

What is the primary source of spare radios?

Division depots

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ASSIGNMENT OF SPARE RADIOS

The use of the door radio (extra radio assigned to 4 FF engines) as a spare is prohibited except for:

- awaiting delivery of spare from handie talkie depot

- supply at handie talkie depot is depleted

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ASSIGNMENT OF SPARE RADIOS

When do deputy and battalion chiefs print up spare radio assignment list?

At the start of each tour

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ASSIGNMENT OF SPARE RADIOS

Where is the spare radio list found and how do you print it up?

- found in "spare radio application" on FDNY intranet home page

- to print:
• Enter the application and select "View/Print Spare Radio Assignment"
• Select your division using the drop-down menu
• Print the combined Division / Citywide list

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ASSIGNMENT OF SPARE RADIOS

TRUE/FALSE

A current copy of the spare radio list shall be kept with the FAST radio.

TRUE

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