Communications are essential on the fireground. In this new Training Minutes video, Nick Martin provides some information and tips on wearing your radio, including the reasons to wear it under your coat, easy ways to identify radio channels in case of a Mayday situation or other emergency, and more.
- “Can You Read Me?” Standard Radio Signatures and Terms
- Fireground Radio Channel: To Switch or Not to Switch?
- Radio Communications Discipline Through C.A.R.D.S.
- To Improve Communications, Listen to the Radio
- FIREFIGHTER SAFETY AND RADIO COMMUNICATION
- Preventing RIC Radio Chaos: The 3/3 Option
- Training Minutes: Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Operations
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NICHOLAS MARTIN is a battalion chief with the Columbia (SC) Fire Department and a 20-plus-year veteran of the fire service. He previously served as a lieutenant with the District of Columbia Fire Department. He is a vice president of Traditions Training, LLC. He has a bachelor’s degree in fire science from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in management from the Public Safety Executive Leadership program at Johns Hopkins University.