Radio Communications

This online Radio Communications course outlines key operator responsibilities and provides an introduction to radio communication protocol and requirements.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • : 80 / 0
  • : English
  • : No
  • : Yes
Categories
  • Organizational Culture

Course overview

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS COURSE OVERVIEW

Many companies with larger industrial operations, or open work sites where workers may not be visible at all times, employ a radio communications systems to facilitate safe work. According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), licensed employers, not operators, are fully responsible for the actions of personnel who operate radio systems. The FCC is the agency that regulates the allocation and use of the electromagnetic frequency spectrum in the United States. Because the FCC holds the licensed employer responsible for all operator actions, workers must ensure they comply with all of the organization?s rules and operating procedures.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify why radio operator training is required
  • Recognize key operator responsibilities
  • Identify how to prioritize messages
  • Recognize approved and prohibited message content
  • Identify proper procedures for calling and acknowledging radio messages
  • Identify radio code words
  • Identify general radio communication requirements

REGULATIONS

This course was designed to help satisfy the requirements of Title 47 CFR 1, 19, 20.

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS COURSE TOPICS

  • Operator responsibilities
  • Message priorities and content
  • Calling and answering
  • Radio code words
  • General instructions
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