Most users who function as an incident commander or landing zone coordinator do not always have opportunity to work with helicopters on a regular basis. This topic requires additional training to develop enough familiarity with the subject for things to work smoothly during an actual incident.

Previously distributed training material for dispatchers and postings to our website for field users have been compiled into a downloadable training guide. It includes a frequency chart that may be helpful to keep for reference at an incident scene.

BRICS Training Guide: Medical Helicopters
Click to download in Portable Document Format (PDF)

For more information:

Medical Helicopter Guide for Dispatchers

National 800MHz Mutual Aid Channels

Simplex (Direct) vs. Repeated Mode

How do I know if I’m using direct mode?

Using Pre-Rebanded Channels in Zone Y (April 2009)

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