- OREIS communications system receives joint backing. // Fire Engineering;Apr98, Vol. 151 Issue 4, p48
Focuses on the support received by the Operation Respond Emergency Information System (OREIS), a communication system used in the incidents involving hazardous materials and passenger train accidents from major firefighting associations. Advantages of using OREIS communication system; Goal of...
- Headset project for fire suppression tractors. Kinley, Harold // Mobile Radio Technology;Oct2000, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p18
Describes the development of a headset with boom microphones for use by firefighters operating fire suppression tractors. Initial design of the preamplifier kit; Wiring inside the interface box that provides connectivity for the headset; Field trial.
- COMPUTERS & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT. // Fire Chief;May2003 Supplement, Vol. 47, p7
Features several computers and communications equipment for use in fire fighting and fire prevention in the U.S. in 2003. Key features and specifications; Key applications in firefighting and fire prevention; Manufacturer information.
- EQUIPMENT NEWS. // Fire Chief;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p84
The article evaluates several fire prevention equipment including the fire alarm control panels from Silent Knight, product brochure from Waterous Co. and the autro extrication spreader from TNT Rescue Systems Inc.
- EQUIPMENT NEWS. // Fire Chief;Aug2005, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p146
The article presents information about several new fire fighting equipment. The Confined Space Spreader from TNT Rescue Systems Inc. has a maximum operating pressure of 10,500psi and a maximum spread force of 5,000 pounds. At 17 pounds and 16 inches long, this spreader allows the end user to get...
- FIRE TECHNOLOGY FOR A SAFER TOMORROW. Dittmar, Mary Jane // Fire Engineering;May2004, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p71
Provides an overview of some specific fire technologies and initiatives in the United States. Communication systems; Personnel protective clothing; Locator systems; Training aids; Thermal imaging systems; Decision support systems; Personal alert safety systems; Federal agencies involved in the...
- COMPUTERS & COMMUNICATIONS. // Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2003 Supplement, Vol. 47, p3
Presents computer and communication products for the firefighting industry. ACU-T interoperaility system for tactical applications; VR778 Linux-based digital voice logging and archiving system; Legacy speaker microphone; Commander Series wearable and portable communications systems.
- A Concept for Support of Firefighter Frontline Communication. Scholz, Markus; Gordon, Dawud; Ramirez, Leonardo; Sigg, Stephan; Dyrks, Tobias; Beigl, Michael // Future Internet;Jun2013, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p113
In an indoor firefighter mission, coordination and communication support are of the utmost importance. We present our experience from over five years of research with current firefighter support technology. In contrast to some large scale emergency response research, our work is focused on the...
- Fire extinguishers. Kimber, Robert // Country Journal;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p82
Gives details on fire extinguishers. Classes of fires; Types of extinguishers; Points to consider before buying; Proper use.