EmComm Basics Test Part 2 Please fill in your Name, Call and E-mail then complete the 50 question part 2 of the Emcomm Basics test. Name Call Email 51. The branch of the amateur service created in the 50s when the Civil Defense program was implemented is called: Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) War Defense Communication Service Armed Forces Emergency Service None of the above52. RACES is administered by local, county and state emergency management agencies. It is supported by: the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) the War Empowerment Act the U.S. Congress the U.S. House of Representatives53. In areas where both ECom and RACES exist as separate organizations, the goal would be to let each organization go to war with the other to merge them into one strong organization to eliminate both and form a new organization. listen to them squabble.54. If there is RACES and ECom in your area, what membership should you have? ECom only RACES only dual membership -both ECom and RACES NTS only55. The National Traffic System has two principal objectives: to train people and to move traffic rapidly to train people and to declare emergencies to develop new traffic lights and stop signs synchronize traffic lights in your area56. Terms used by the Incident Command System during an emergency may differ from those used for ECom/RACES. An ECom/RACES Tactical Net would be called Operations Net Logistics Net Traffic Net Olde timers Net57. What is the ICS term for an ECom/RACES Resource Net? Operations Net Logistics Net Traffic Net None of the above58. During an event, if the authorities tell you to move, you should ask why and tell them you're not allowed seek permission from the Net Control Station do so immediately and without comment none of the above59. A management tool to assist anyone who has the responsibility for the successful outcome of an incident is: ICS NTS ECom RACES60. What is the primary role of Amateur Radio during a disaster Supplement served agency communications. Turn our frequencies over to public service agencies. Train for future use None of the above61. ECom and RACES organizations are always looking for more operators. train hams to communicate rather than just talk. do not require membership or affiliation with any club. all of the above62. The best way to ensure good relations with the public service agency professionals is to: be quiet and do your job in the best way possible. carry as many radios as you can. impress them by telling them everything you know. show them how to do their job right.63. When should you train in Emergency Communications? After the event During the event Before the event While you sleepIn Emergency Communication it is important to say as much as possible say as little as possible, yet convey all of the meaning make yourself known even when no one is calling talk continuously65. The correct pronunciation for the number 4,780 is Four thousand Seven Hundred Eighty Forty Seven Eighty Four Seven Eight Zero For Seven Eight Oh66. Looking out for your own personal safety at the scene of an incident is your secondary concern not important unless you're in charge your primary concern irrelevant unless you don't have insurance67. If you are asked to work an assignment that makes you uncomfortable, you should simply walk away stick it out anyway tell your group leader of your concern and decline run screaming into the night68. Within safety, what are your priorities? Your mission, your team, then you Your team, your mission, then you You, your mission, then your team You, your team, then your mission69. The correct pronunciation for the number 206 is Two Hundred and Six Twenty Six Two Zero Six Not sure, six oh two?70. To be covered under the workman's compensation insurance offered by the government agency you're working with, you should always enroll during the appropriate enrollment period sign in when you arrive and sign out when you leave wear your ID badge at all times don't get hurt71. If your served agency does not provide workman's compensation insurance, you may decline the assignment participate anyway ask again to make sure all of the above72. When is it safe to talk about confidential information from your served agency? Only after the operation has ended Only if it really wasn't important Never None of the above73. When you turn on a net, the best time to check in is between NCSs transmissions after everyone else has checked in when the Net Control Station asks for check-ins whenever you wish74. Which of the following is a good reason to ask NCS for permission to leave a net? The location is closing You need a break and there's no relief operator Net is closing and securing All of the above75. Which of the following is necessary when passing traffic on behalf of a served agency? You must make it understandable to everyone You must shorten it as much as possible You must pass it exactly as it was written None of the above76. The best time to experiment with a new technique, method or piece of equipment is during an emergency prior to a major exercise or event after a major exercise or event never77. In Emergency Communication, what does ICS stand for? Incident Communication by Signal flairs Internet Communication Standard Incident Command System Incident Conversion Standard78. Within ICS, the person responsible for the management of an incident is the Net Control Station Section Emergency Coordinator Incident Commander Emergency Coordinator (EC)79. "Cowboy" and "know-it-all" behavior by an Amateur Radio operator at a disaster scene can result in winning the "Good Citizenship" Award later hampering the relations with your served agency receiving a promotion at work all of the above80. When a need arises to establish emergency communications systems, a good place to turn for people is your local police department your local fire department your local ECom/RACES group your local library81. Processing written messages via Amateur Radio from one station to another is usually known as: E-mail Traffic Handling Snail Mail Talking82. You control the text of a message only when a response is required you originated the message the message is not written as a radiogram your typewriter is broken83. When passing voice traffic, you should talk fast speak slowly, clearly and distinctly use as many contractions as possible use sandscrit so that no one monitoring can understand84. For critical information, or under noisy conditions, which of the following is used to assure the correct spelling of all words? standard IARU phonetics standard ARRL phonetics standard ITU phonetics 10 codes85. The correct pronunciation for the number 1391 is One Thirty Nine One Thirteen Ninety One One Three Nine One None of the above86. When you are near a fire scene, you should stay as far away as possible use only as long a hose as necessary always have two exits use as much water as there is available87. The easiest way to verify the origin and timing of a message is to ask the originator ask the recipient look in the log guess88. A net where ragchewing is permitted is called an Open (Informal) Net Directed Net Tactical net. Incident Command System Net89. What device allows you to hear a contact better and also reduces interference to people near you? amplifier DSP filter headphones external speaker90. A means of ensuring orderly use of a frequency to conduct communications for a scheduled event or during an emergency is called a Casualty looking for a place to happen Controlled Net Uncontrolled Net Open Net91. The person charged with control of the information flow on the frequency used by a controlled net is called the Incident Commander (IC) Emergency Coordinator (EC) Net Control Station (NCS) Section Manager (SM)92. A primary coordination net which uses tactical calls, over which NCS has absolute control, and is normally restricted to traffic for the event only is called Open Net Traffic Net ICS Net Tactical Net93. A net using FCC issued callsigns, designed to find volunteers and handle work assignments for the event is called Resource net Traffic Net ICS Net Tactical Net94. The best way to improve your signal strength is to use an amplifier use a bigger battery improve your antenna use someone else's radio95. An excellent way to conserve power is to use only high power turn off your radio when not transmitting use the lowest power that maintains comunications none of the above96. During emergencies, the best place to keep spare fuses is in your tool box in your pocket taped to the outside of the appropriate device at home97. What one item does everyone need in their go-bag gloves boots umbrella hat98. What items in your go-bag do you need to replace/refresh regularly? water batteries personal medication(s) all of the above99. In ECom/RACES net, whose instructions should you follow? the Section Manager the District Emergency Coordinator the Incident Commander the Net Control Station100. Someone who knows the area around an event is likely to be most effective at what position? be Net Control Station handle talk-ins oversee the entire operation none of the aboveHow would you rate this examination? Very easy, anyone could pass it. Some of the questions made me think. It was challenging, I had to work on several of them to get the answer. Much too difficultPlease enter the CAPTCA letter. It is case sensitive.The ACS would welcome any comments you may have on this test. Top. If Submit does not appear to work, check the Top for empty fields.