the process of exchanging information between individuals.
related to the meaning of words.
radio communications system using codes that begin with the word ten.
a range of radio frequencies.
the number of times per second a radio wave oscillates.
ultrahigh frequency (UHF)
radion frequency band from 300 to 3,000 megahertz.
prehospital care report (PCR)
the written record of an EMS response.
prehospital care report.
public safety answering point (PSAP)
any agency that takes emergency calls from citizens in a given region and dispatches the emergency resources necessary to respond to individual calls for help.
public safety answering point.
automatic collision notification (ACN) system
data collection and transmission system that can automatically contact a national call center or local public safety answering point and transmit specific crash data.
automatic collision notification.
emergency medical dispatcher (EMD)
the person who manages an EMS system's response and readiness.
emergency medical dispatcher.
system that uses medically approved questions and predetermined guidelines to determine the appropriate level of response.
dispatcher's instructions to caller for appropriate emergency measures.
communications system that transmits and receives on the same frequency.
communications system that allow simultaneous two-way communications by using two frequencies for each channel.
duplex system that can transmit voice and data simultaneously.
communications system that pools all frequencies and routes transmissions to the next available frequency.
data or sounds translated into a digital code for transmission.
mobile data terminal
vehicle-mounted computer keyboard and display.
cellular telephone system
telephone system divided into regions, or cells, that are served by radio base stations.
facsimile machine (fax)
device for electronically transmitting and receiving printed information.
computer on which you enter data by touching areas of the display screen.
to orally defame another person.
to defame another person in writing.
predetermined, written guidelines for patient care.
immediately repeating each transmission received during radio communications.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
agency that controls all nongovernmental communications in the United States.
Federal Communication Commission.
very high frequency (VHF)
radio frequency band from 30 to 300 megahertz.
very high frequency.