Chapter 18

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Chapter 18
2013-06-08 00:53:11
Chapter 18

Chapter 18
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  1. 9-1-1 / Enhanced 9-1-1
    A set of three numbers that automatically sends the call to the emergency dispatch center. Enhanced 9-1-1 gives the dispatcher the ability to determine the callers location by routing the call through several CAD system
  2. Band
    A range of frequencies
  3. Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD)
    A computer-aided system that automates dispatching by enhanced data collection, rapid recall of information, dispatch mapping, as well as unit tracking and the ability to track and dispatch resources
  4. Communication
    The exchange of information between two or more individuals
  5. Dispatch
    A central location that receives information and collects, disseminates, and transmits the information to the proper resources
  6. Duplex
    A radio system that allows transmitting and receiving at the same time through two different frequencies
  7. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    An independent US government agency, directly responsible to congress, established by the communications Act of 1934; it regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, DC, and us possessions