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First arriving unit is unable to secure a positive water source?

Urgent 1070. this is also an urgent message to borough dispatcher

1

Interior attack discontinued?

Urgent-all units-urgent, back out, back out.

2

Danger of collapse?

Urgent-collapse feared

3

Fire entering an exposure?

Urgent- fire extending

4

Loss of water?

Urgent- water loss. Loss of water including confirmed burst length which would endanger members

5

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.

6

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

7

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?

Urgent

8

Imminent collapse?

Mayday

9

Life threatening injury to a member?

Mayday. Not serious injury but life threatening. Serious injury is an urgent

10

Collapse has occurred?

Mayday

11

Unconscious member?

Mayday

12

Missing member?

Mayday

13

Trapped member?

Mayday

14

Ff lost or located?

Mayday. Look for the word located. If u find a member you must say ff located on found.

15

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

16

Injury-non life threatening?

Urgent

17

Ff is lost or trapped?

Mayday

18

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"

19

What are the two tactical channels?

Tactical 1 and tactical 2 which is channel #1 and channel # 3

20

What. Is the command channel?

Channel #2

21

What is channel #9

Digital

22

Ems is what channel

Channel #10

23

What channels are the building repeater channels

Channel #11 and 12

24

What channel is tac U

Channel #13

25

What are the subway channels

Channel 14 and 15

26

What is the emergency channel

Channel 16

27

How many watts are channel 1 and channel 3 the tactical channels

They are 2 watts all other channels are 5 watt channels

28

What channel is the only Channel that does not support the emergency alert function

The digital channel

29

Does the transmission wattage decrease as the battery drains?

Yes it does you jerks

30

How many watts is the post radio?

45 watts

31

How long do u have to acknowledge a run?

20 seconds

32

Time out timer on the HT

30 seconds

33

If the call to the dispatcher is not answered via dept radio then repeat call?

30 seconds

34

Audible signal on apparatus radio cuts off transmission after how long?

60 seconds

35

No mobile or ht transmissions near explosives, how many feet ?

150ft

36

How many feet for marine transmissions?

300ft

37

On the HT the 30 second time out timer sends a warning at how many seconds

26 seconds

38

Are HT intrinsically safe

Yea buddy

39

How long do u Waite before speaking after depressing the PTT

1/4 second

40

On the first digit number of the 7 digit ID
Rescue=
Chief=
Ems=
Engine=
Spare=
Ladder=
Squad=

Rescue 1
Chief 2
Ems 3
Engine 5
Spare 6
Ladder 7
Squad 8

41

When a member activates his EM button and switches to another channel does he have to reactivate the EM button?

No

42

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

43

T/f the emergency alert tone is heard at maximum volume and sent at maximum power?

Thru dat

44

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.

45

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.

46

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.

True

47

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

48

What is the order of donning the bunker gear?

Acro: Puerto Ricans hate jobs
Pants and boots
Radio HT
Hood
Jacket bunker coat

49

The HT has a unique Digit numerical internal identification code.

7 digit

50

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

51

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.

52

The radio has a. Second time out timer?

30 second

53

T/f the radio is water proof

False water resistant

54

When the multifunction LED is steady read what does this indicate?

The radio is transmitting

55

When the multifunction LED is flashing green what does this indicate?

Battery is too low to transmit but may receive messages

56

T/F The wattage on the Radio will increase from 2 watts to 5 watts when the EAB is activated

TRUE

57

T/F the tones will be heard at maximum volume regardless of the radios volume setting

True

58

5095005 identifies who

Engine 95 controll

59

Members shall depress the push to talk and wait how long before speaking?

1/4 second

60

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

61

What may external battery charging contacts be cleaned with?

An eraser

62

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

63

T/f if the secondary channel is used, the IC must inform the dispatcher via department radio

True

64

T/F Primary and secondary tactical channels may both be used at the same incident

True

65

Does the model 1 XTS 3500R HT have an LCD display

No

66

T/f operating at maximum volume setting will increase feedback and may interfere with radio communications

True

67

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

68

Will the letters EM be visible on the model 1 HT?

No model 2

69

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

70

How do u reset the EAB

Depress the EAB for two seconds or turn the radio off and the back on

71

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

72

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

True

73

Is the HT water resistant or water proof

Water resistant

74

T/F If the remote microphone becomes wet or submerged, water inside the speaker grill can be removed by shaking the unit well

True

75

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

76

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.

77

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.

78

Who is this 5005 005.

Engine 5 control ff

79

If is radio is to be placed OOS you should record the defects where?

Company and office record journals

80

Upon receipt of a spare radio the ID number engraved on its side should be recorded where?

The company and office record journal

81

T/F you should update the BF-4 with the spare radios engraved ID number

True

82

Who do u notify for pick up and replacement of the defective radio

Division

83

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

84

T/F The 7-digit ID code will appear on the LCD screen for all transmission on the Model III LCD screen

True

85

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

True

86

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

87

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

88

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?

2 week

89

T/F if battery removal from a radio is too difficult, the entire HT with battery shall be placed OOS

True

90

An on vehicle battery charger may take up to how many hours to charge a fully drained battery?

3 hours

91

The reconditioning due date on the battery shall me checked when?

Each time a battery is placed on a HT

92

A battery received from an exchange at a depot, must be left on the charger for how long?

For a minimum of 14 hrs

93

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

True

94

Who is this 8001004?

Squad one back up

95

Who is this 6020227

Division spare

96

T/F the emergency alert tone will sound on both FDNY HTs and NYPD HTs on each respective TAC U channel

False not NYPD

97

What channel is EMS

Channel 10

98

What FF should switch to channel 10 for CFR-D runs

Back up

99

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

100

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)

True that

101

T/F use of the extra HT door position in a 4 FF engine as a spare radio is prohibited unless the engine is awaiting delivery of a spare HT from the depot or the supply at the depot is depleted

True

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