Archive for April, 2009

Another Example of Fire Department Comms April 28, 2009 No Comments

The attached audio file augments the Fire Department dispatch files Peter uploaded earlier this week. This one is recorded from a tactical channel where you’ll hear on scene communications from the incident on Warner St yesterday. We hams would do well to emulate these brief and to the point communications. And please notice that contact [...]

Fire Dispatch Drill Reveals Communication Weakness April 24, 2009 No Comments

The HB RACES Fire Dispatch Drill puts in place a backup communication network that is designed to replace normal fire dispatch communications for Huntington Beach Fire Department should they fail. It is essential to practice this communications plan to both evaluate and refine its capability and reestablish working relationships with fire personnel. Drills are essential [...]

Fire Dispatch Training – Part II April 10, 2009 No Comments

We’re having two training workshops to focus on the FDOC dispatch area and field stations for the upcomming dispatch drill. Please attend one of these workshops. We’ll be meeting at the FDOC located in the basement and gathering in the parking area. 18311 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA¬† 92648. Please use caution driving on the [...]