Flashcards in Radio Communications Deck (27)
Definition: A specific group of radios that are assigned to a bureau, division, or unit.
Definition: An approved set of talk groups.
Definition: Indicates a specific radio transmission which can be heard by any member in the talk group or anyone with an appropriate scanner.
Unencrypted or Clear Voice
Definition: Indicates a specific radio transmission is encoded to prevent unauthorized personnel from hearing the transmission.
Definition: A private conversation between two radios.
Code Definition: Requires emergency lights and siren. this class of calls is an Emergency.
Code Definition: Possible set up call, i.e., possibly designated to bring harm to officers.
Code Definition: Explosive device call.
The primary reasons for using ten signals in radio communications are to _________ errors caused by misunderstanding the message, and saving of _____ _____ by minimizing unnecessary repeats and clarifications.
Decrease / Air Time
Caution Indicator One =
Known to be physically violent
Caution Indicator Two =
Known to be armed
Caution Indicator Three =
Known to have assaulted a police officer
A mouth-to-microphone distance of ____ to ___ inches should be maintained.
1 - 2
All transmissions to the dispatcher, and from officer to officer are __________.
Members will discontinue use of and turn off the vehicle radio or portable radio within ______ yards or _______ feet of suspected explosive devices.
100 yards / 300 feet
Members shall keep car-to-car transmissions at a minimum, and limit them to ________ ________ business.
Acknowledge radio calls from the dispatcher by always giving _____/______ street locations first and complete radio numbers.
Members shall contact outside agencies on the _______ _______ talk group.
_____ ______ Signal is used prior to broadcasting general information.
Alert Tone Signal
______ ______ Signal is used when a call has been received or it can be reasonably surmised that a gun is involved in a violent or potentially violent incident.
Pulse Tone Signal
_____ ______ Signal is used in all assist-the-officer report.
Warble Tone Signal
Pushing the emergency button initiates a _______ _____.
Emergency Situations take _________ over all radio transmissions.
______ ___ _______ is defined as a period of time that members are to cease all radio transmissions except in the even of an emergency.
Hold the Air
A member will be considered to have missed a radio call if they fail to answer the radio after having been called by the dispatcher _____ times.
If members discover that they have missed a radio call, they will contact their ________ ________ and provide an explanation.