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1

Which type of channel set-up is one frequency used for transmitting and receiving signals?

Simplex

2

What is the device used to link different frequencies together at a specific location?

Gateway

3

Which radio frequency band operates on 150 MHz to 174 MHz?

Very high frequency-high band

4

Which radio frequency band operates on 33 MHz to 46 MHz?

Very high frequency- low band

5

Which radio frequency band operates on 450 MHz to 460 MHz?

Ultra high frequency

6

What does NFIRS offer asa benefit to firefighters?

Determining trends in firefighter casualties.

7

What is one of the most extensive reports completed by a fire department after a major incident which resulted in death(s) or major property damage?

After-action report

8

Which fire alarm reporting system is used in commercial buildings, multifamily dwellings, and private homes and could consist of smoke detectors, manual pull b boxes, and water flow alarms?

Private fire alarm

9

Which of the following alarm reporting systems originated in the 1800s in widely urbanized areas?

Municipal fire alarm

10

Which of the following is an improvement to 911?

PSAP- Public safety answering point

11

Documenting the event is part of the communications process. T/F

True

12

Per SOP 205.01, a progress report includes ____?

Position (location), progress, needs.

13

The preferred method of communications on a radio system is ____?

Plain language or clear text

14

What items must be communicated initially when transmitting a mayday?

Mayday, identifier, and location

15

What term is used to clear all non-essential communications on the foreground for urgent communications?

Emergency traffic

16

Which term is used on a na emergency scene and indicated that yo hare ready for a new assignment?

Available.

17

The ability of emergency responders to work seamlessly with other systems or products without any special effort; is the definition of ___?

Interoperability

18

What are the two functions of radios?

Transmit and receive

19

What determines the number of units dispatch to an incident?

Departmental policy

20

What does NFIRS refer to?

National fire incident reporting system

21

What is the primary purpose of the public fire service communications system?

Receive report of emergency and dispatch units

22

What is the term for an item used to describe the physical location of an alarm box and the apparatus or resources assigned to respond?

BOX; card

23

Which radio frequency band is becoming available to public safety entities as television stations move to other frequencies?

700 MHz

24

Which radio system does the user select a talk group and the system automatically selects the channel to be used?

Trunked

25

Which radio system does the user select the channel to communicate?

Conventional

26

Which type of channel set-up is one frequency used for transmitting and a second frequency is used for receiving?

Duplex