Telecommunicator Refresher: Radio Communication Techniques



The content explores radio dispatch protocols and procedures. It discusses Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and regulations, effective radio dispatching, radio equipment, and contingency planning for disaster situations. The content discusses basic dispatch techniques, radio prioritization, assignment procedures, and the use of maps in order to effectively dispatch responders to emergency and nonemergency situations.


IDENTIFY FCC rules and regulations as they apply to public safety radio dispatching.

IDENTIFY effective radio dispatching guidelines.

IDENTIFY basic radio dispatch equipment.

IDENTIFY troubleshooting techniques.

IDENTIFY a need for contingency plans.

IDENTIFY basic dispatch techniques.

IDENTIFY radio prioritization.

IDENTIFY assignment procedures.

IDENTIFY use of maps and locating units.