Flashcards in Communications ch 11 Deck (102):
First arriving unit is unable to secure a positive water source?
Urgent 1070. this is also an urgent message to borough dispatcher
Interior attack discontinued?
Urgent-all units-urgent, back out, back out.
Danger of collapse?
Fire entering an exposure?
Urgent- fire extending
Loss of water?
Urgent- water loss. Loss of water including confirmed burst length which would endanger members
If the IC wants to gain control of the HT network in order to alert all units to a mayday or urgent?
Urgent urgent urgent command to all units urgent, all HT transmissions are to cease.
Change in conditions that would severely impact an operation or the safety of members?
Urgent- provide the following- nature of the problem, location, members/units affected
At a private dwelling the decision to reposition the first hose line for cellar fire from the first floor can only be made by a chief officer?
Life threatening injury to a member?
Mayday. Not serious injury but life threatening. Serious injury is an urgent
Collapse has occurred?
Ff lost or located?
Mayday. Look for the word located. If u find a member you must say ff located on found.
Get out of the building used by the IC when a collapse is imminent?
Mayday. Don't confuse this with an urgent urgent urgent all HT transmissions to cease
Injury-non life threatening?
Ff is lost or trapped?
What must the IC do after gaining control of the ht network?
He must deactivate the emergency alert tone. If not the EM proceeding the ID code will cause confusion. He can then transmit "resume normal ht transmissions"
What are the two tactical channels?
Tactical 1 and tactical 2 which is channel #1 and channel # 3
What. Is the command channel?
What is channel #9
Ems is what channel
What channels are the building repeater channels
Channel #11 and 12
What channel is tac U
What are the subway channels
Channel 14 and 15
What is the emergency channel
How many watts are channel 1 and channel 3 the tactical channels
They are 2 watts all other channels are 5 watt channels
What channel is the only Channel that does not support the emergency alert function
The digital channel
Does the transmission wattage decrease as the battery drains?
Yes it does you jerks
How many watts is the post radio?
How long do u have to acknowledge a run?
Time out timer on the HT
If the call to the dispatcher is not answered via dept radio then repeat call?
Audible signal on apparatus radio cuts off transmission after how long?
No mobile or ht transmissions near explosives, how many feet ?
How many feet for marine transmissions?
On the HT the 30 second time out timer sends a warning at how many seconds
Are HT intrinsically safe
How long do u Waite before speaking after depressing the PTT
On the first digit number of the 7 digit ID
When a member activates his EM button and switches to another channel does he have to reactivate the EM button?
T/f when activating the EM button it will cause the radio to go from 2 watts to 5 watts
This is a true statement
T/f the emergency alert tone is heard at maximum volume and sent at maximum power?
The 1st emergency alert tone occurs immediately when the EAB is activated when does the second emergency tone occur?
Will only occur it the member has not pressed their PTT button within 10 seconds. The 2nd tone will be postponed if the channel is busy. The second tone will occur when their is no activation on the channel.
Does the second emergency alert tone always occur?
The second emergency alert tone will not occur if the member has depressed their PTT within 10 seconds or if they reset their EAB.
T/F On the members radio who activated the EAB the beacon tones on his radio will be heard at maximum volume, will not be postponed by radio traffic, takes priority over receiving audio, interrupting incoming audio and will continue to sound until radio is reset.
If a member accidentally hits his EAB, what is the first thing that he must do?
He must first press PTT and notify IC to cancel emergency
He then resets the HT by holding EAB down foe 2 seconds or turning radio off then back on
What is the order of donning the bunker gear?
Acro: Puerto Ricans hate jobs
Pants and boots
Jacket bunker coat
The HT has a unique Digit numerical internal identification code.
T/F The internal identification code of transmitting radios will appear on the LCD screens on all models of the radio
All all model 3 radios only
If the radio emitted a low-pitch tone sound, you should know that this indicates that the power-up self test?
Failed and the radio should be turned off and battery checked.
The radio has a. Second time out timer?
T/f the radio is water proof
False water resistant
When the multifunction LED is steady read what does this indicate?
The radio is transmitting
When the multifunction LED is flashing green what does this indicate?
Battery is too low to transmit but may receive messages
T/F The wattage on the Radio will increase from 2 watts to 5 watts when the EAB is activated
T/F the tones will be heard at maximum volume regardless of the radios volume setting
5095005 identifies who
Engine 95 controll
Members shall depress the push to talk and wait how long before speaking?
T/f if a HT becomes wet you should remove from the case and allow to dry before removing the battery?
False. Remove the case and battery
What may external battery charging contacts be cleaned with?
T/f the first incident where a signal 10-75 was transmitted will have priority use of channel 1 "primary tactical"
False signal 7-5 which is an all hands. 1075 can be use at an incident if additional units are need like a car accident
T/f if the secondary channel is used, the IC must inform the dispatcher via department radio
T/F Primary and secondary tactical channels may both be used at the same incident
Does the model 1 XTS 3500R HT have an LCD display
T/f operating at maximum volume setting will increase feedback and may interfere with radio communications
T/F When the PTT button is released at the end of a transmission, a tone will be heard at maximum volume, regardless of the units volume setting
False it will be heard at a level equivalent to the volume setting
Will the letters EM be visible on the model 1 HT?
No model 2
T/F the emergency alert tone will be heard at a volume proportional to the handie talkies volume setting
False heard at maximum volume regardless of volume setting
How do u reset the EAB
Depress the EAB for two seconds or turn the radio off and the back on
If the led light on the ht is flashing red when transmitting a message this indicates?
The battery is low, or the voltage has temporarily dropped below the present alert level
T/F At the end of a radio transmission the radio emits an audible tone to inform the operator of the volume setting, indicating that the radio is functioning properly, and signal the receivers radio of the end of the transmission
Is the HT water resistant or water proof
T/F If the remote microphone becomes wet or submerged, water inside the speaker grill can be removed by shaking the unit well
T/F If a component of the HT becomes defective ex. Antenna, radio. You should just send out that individual unit for repair
False send out the whole HT but do not send out the carrying case
If the handie talkie batteries in the CHARGER all have a steady RED LED light beneath them what does this indicate?
Flashing red light?
Flashing yellow light?
Steady red- the battery is rapid charging
Flashing red- the battery is not making proper contact with the charger
Flashing yellow- battery is too hot or cold. Charging resumes after the condition is corrected.
Each ht battery comes with a color coded sticker containing the date that it is due back to the radio shops for reconditioning. An officer should have all batteries inspected when?
First day of the month on the 9x6 tour and take a mark in the company journal.
Who is this 5005 005.
Engine 5 control ff
If is radio is to be placed OOS you should record the defects where?
Company and office record journals
Upon receipt of a spare radio the ID number engraved on its side should be recorded where?
The company and office record journal
T/F you should update the BF-4 with the spare radios engraved ID number
Who do u notify for pick up and replacement of the defective radio
When can you use the spare HT (door position) assigned to a four firefighter engine company?
If the divisions supply of spare HT is depleted
T/F The 7-digit ID code will appear on the LCD screen for all transmission on the Model III LCD screen
T/F If a second emergency alert tone is sent from the same HT due to an EAB activation, the EM and the members ID code will appear again
In an engine company with 4 FFs the spare radio would be marked on the BF-4 as the number?
06 this will also be the door radio. Remember NBC
When your batter begin to chirp you have what percent of its full charge capacity remaining?
5-10% factoring 10% receiving 10% transmitting and 80% stand by
The battery will power the radio enough to still receive and transmit at 2 watts
The battery has just above the power threshold for transmitting a 5 watt channel
The battery should be replaced immediately
Storing batteries for extended times without use is an unsafe act. If the batter is not used and charged for how long will it's charging capacity become greatly diminished?
T/F if battery removal from a radio is too difficult, the entire HT with battery shall be placed OOS
An on vehicle battery charger may take up to how many hours to charge a fully drained battery?
The reconditioning due date on the battery shall me checked when?
Each time a battery is placed on a HT
A battery received from an exchange at a depot, must be left on the charger for how long?
For a minimum of 14 hrs
T/F A battery need not be removed from a charger when turning green. It can remain in the charger as it will receive a trickle charge
Who is this 8001004?
Squad one back up
Who is this 6020227
T/F the emergency alert tone will sound on both FDNY HTs and NYPD HTs on each respective TAC U channel
False not NYPD
What channel is EMS
What FF should switch to channel 10 for CFR-D runs
For a CFR-D run when should the back up FF switch to channel 10?
When the engine arrives at the CFR-D assignment. Not when leaving quarters
T/F if an ambulance is on-scene first, the backup FF will initiate contact using the company's destination Ex (engine 43 to EMS)