4 skills for better radio communication

4 skills for better radio communication
The eDispatches service now offers CAD integration for more complete notifications and one-touch mapping on mobile devices
Public safety professionals across all disciplines have been waiting for more than 15 years for the construction of an interoperable national network for wireless and data
Download this free infographic to learn the results from a recent FireRescue1 survey that exposes interoperability myths
The high-speed network aims to equip firefighters, EMS and police with a single network that allows real-time communication during crises
Learn about the results from a recent FireRescue1 survey, which debunked industry misconceptions about interoperability usage among firefighters
The ancient Greeks developed communication strategies to influence people, and they should be used by every fire chief today
The alert system didn't send out an evacuation notice, because the text messages are limited to only 90 characters
The dispatcher is accused of being involved in thousands of calls that lasted less than 20 seconds
The shift from landlines to mobile lines has been a nightmare for locating 911 callers; technology is starting to offer up solutions
Look for these six features when adding technology to incident management, especially for large-scale incidents
Built-in redundancies allow these three to work when communication lines go down
Dispatchers are trained to ask firefighters for details about a situation; the fire chief said questions can be heard publicly over radios and exacerbate the situation
Women's History Month is celebrated annually during March; here's a handful of inventions vital to present-day first responders
Waze users reported a Texas interstate accident that appeared on a dispatch center's feed 11 minutes before a 911 call was made
The suit claims the newly installed digital radios repeatedly knocked firefighters off the air, forcing them to use hand signals
Bitcoin, also known as blockchain, can upload pre-incident plans, help 911 services obtain information during high volume times, employee memos and log equipment inventory
Of the new products introduced this year, these nine have to potential to greatly improve firefighting
An ambulance didn't arrive until 47 minutes after the initial call; the dispatcher has been placed on administrative leave
A department memo issued by Chief Brian Byrd said every firefighter is to leave a burning building if their radios no longer work
No firefighters were on the tracks and no one was injured, but crews said the minor incident could have turned deadly with bad communication

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