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1

A visual and low audible alarm with a slow vibration is given if the concentration of CO in the atmosphere exceeds____

a) 9PPM
b) 10 PPM
c) 35 PPM
d) 100 PPM

c) 35 PPM

2

T OR F
The left button is the only button to be used by field units.

True.
the other 3 are for use by the Fire Tools and Equipment Unit ONLY.

3

T OR F
The H/T antenna will cause false activation of the CO meter.

TRUE.
If affixing to HT strap, affix it to chest area.

4

The GasAlert Extreme CO meter should be inspected when?

BEFORE USE
*inspect the case and look for cracks or deformities.
*check the sensor screen for holes and assure it is not blocked.
(2.2)

5

T OR F
Company Commanders are responsible for scheduling the calibration of their Company's CO meters every 6 months.

FALSE
Calibration will only be done by the Fire Tools and Equipment Unit of the Tech Services Division every 6 months on a scheduled basis.

6

If the concentration of CO exceeds 35 PPM, the monitor will signal the following:
*a slow modulating tone
*slow flashing red lights
*slow vibration

HOW OFTEN??

EVERY 1 SECOND

7

The signals for CO concentration above 100 PPM are fast. Fast modulating tone, fast vibration, fast red light flashing. How often do each of these signals happen?

EVERY 1/2 SECOND

8

T OR F
Maintenance of the CO meter by field units shall be limited to battery replacement.

FALSE
NO MAINTENANCE WHATSOEVER BY FIELD UNITS

9

Who does the Company Officer notify if the CO monitor does not operate for any reason (low battery, malfunction, etc)?

Battalion to arrange for an exchange.
Prepare an RT-2.

10

T OR F
Send the OOS CO meter through the bag to Battalion who will in turn send a replacement.

FALSE.
DO NOT SEND CO MONITOR THROUGH DIVISION MESSENGER OR THROUGH THE BAG.
Battalion will notify Fire Tools and Equip Unit to report to the Battalion to replace the spare.

11

A low battery alarm consists of:

-1 beep every 5 seconds
-1 flash every 5 seconds
-1 quick vibration every 5 seconds
-a low batter icon will appear on display.

12

What does "OL" indicate in the CO meter?

a) CO meter has a low battery
b) CO meter is offline, needs to be recalibrated
c) CO meter reading has exceeded 500 PPM
d) CO meter reading of 1,000 PPM or greater, indicating an over-limit reading.

***CO METER DETECTS UP TO 999 ppm

d) CO meter has gone over its limit which is 999 PPM, so readings of 1,000PPM or greater exist.