Meets v80 standard for the written portion of Radio Communications.
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Your team is using a primary mission channel that is a repeater. You want to talk to a nearby team, without draining the batteries or distracting searchers on the other side of the mountain. The best way to do this without asking the nearby team to change frequencies is:
Call them on their cell phones,
Activate "Talk Around" on your radio, or switch to the "Direct" version of the channel.
Adjust the squelch control
Put the radio inside your jacket.
When using a repeater channel and you do not hear the squelch tail after transmitting a message, what might that indicate?
Nothing, system normal.
The system is in emergency mode.
My signal may not be reaching the repeater.
Only people on the receive frequency can hear my transmission.
Which one of the following will NOT help prolong battery life?
Keep battery warm
Keep messages concise
Store the battery in the freezer prior to the mission.
Start with fully charged battery
What receives on one frequency and simultaneously (re)transmits on another?
Replicator (store and repeat)
What is the most used frequency for King County SAR missions?
Which of these is a nation wide standard?
Your radio in in your pouch on your chest. You are having trouble contacting the Command Post. They indicate that your transmissions are unreadable. Your best option is to improve your transmission is to?
Place the radio on your hip and try again.
Raise your extension microphone above your head as high as possible.
Stand on a stump.
Hold the radio in your hand as high as possible.
Radio performance is improved by:
Buildings and structures
Raised antennas or line of sight
The form in the Incident Action Plan that designates the radio plan is the?
145.110 MHz is a:
Which King County Sheriff's Office SAR frequency can be monitored and recorded by their Communications Center if requested?
In a conventional radio, a frequency is?
How many times you transmit in a given amount of time
Placed in a radio channel
How many times you receive in a given amount of time
Effective radiated power of a signal
The name of the frequency that is state wide for multi discipline command operations?
You want to send a message to Team Far on the other side of a mountain but do not have direct contact with them. You must call Team Near who does have contact with Team Far. Team Near is an example of?
A manual radio relay
A bunch of slackers since they haven’t gotten very far
A manual repeater
Line of sight
Who of the following develops the Communications Plan for the Incident?
Communication Unit Leader
KCSARA Communications Committee
Operations Section Chief
What is the best orientation to hold your radio for best reception?
Antenna parallel to the ground
Antennal perpendicular to the ground
Antenna at a 45 degree angle from the ground
To ask a team to return to base, you would say over the radio:
"Return to base"
"Come back, good buddy"