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computerized device used in emergency vehicles to communicate with central dispatch location.
Who can declare a state a disaster?
A combination transmitter and receiver used in a fixed location with a stationary antenna and requires power from an outside source.
A police officer or citizen requesting emergency response from public safety personnel to an emergency event involving, but not limited to, a life-threatening occurrence or accident, criminal activity or breach of the peace.
Controls the radios a sensitivity to receive messages
A dedicated personnel associated with a communications center or dispatch center...
Includes operators, supervisors, complaint specialists, and other specialists.
An agency of the United States department of homeland security, with the primary purpose being to coordinate the response to a disaster that has occurred in the United States and that overwhelms the resources of local and state authorities.
what are some examples of emergency services?
law enforcement, fire service, EMS, fire management services, 911 emergency communications, public information services
atmospheric conditions can cause radio transmissions to skip along a frequency for long distances
Enhanced 911 system
identifies the number and location from which a call is being made on a computer screen in the PSAP
Basic 911 system
allows the PSAP to control the caller's line and has a forced disconnect features, so that the PSAP can terminate a 911 call deemed to be a nonemergency
Who is the senior Law enforcement officer that is responsible to the governor?
The director of DPS
used to extend the effective range of a communication system for a base station and simultaneously receives and transmits on different frequencies
The ability of diverse systems and organizations to work together
Department of homeland security (DHS)
A cabinet department of the United States federal government with the primary responsibilities of protecting the territory of the US from terrorist attacks in responding to natural disasters
A path for the transmission of signals
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