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3 Steps to Properly Use a Radio

Posted by Paul Calderwood on January 26, 2017

When a firefighter joins the fire service, they are given training on operating hose line, throwing ladders and using a self-contained breathing apparatus; but not much time is given to train them on how to properly use a radio. I can hear the readers first thought; how hard can it be to operate a radio, you just need to push the button and talk. Yes that is true to a point, but we need to show our firefighters two things. First is the care, maintenance and use of the radio and secondly how to properly use the radio to communicate.

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