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Class Bonus: Communications & Activation

In this unit you will learn about: 

SMC Fire Radio Operators prepping FRS radios to be checked out by CERT field teams.
  • Composing emergency messages 
  • Hands-on practice with FRS Radios 
  • CERT Gear 
  • The Activation Procedure used by the San Mateo Consolidated Fire Dept. CERT Program

​Learn about various radios used during emergencies and how to compose emergency messages. Covers the proper and most effective way to use FRS radios when other communication methods such as phones, are unavailable following a disaster. 


Participant Guide