This was his "Goals and Standards" for ACS personnel training.
Introduction: Regional emergency Operations Centers (REOC's) are the focal point of a myriad of telecommunications devices, systems, techniques and personnel. The ACS staff is an integral part of the REOC function, whether employed in the center itself, serving as part of a field response team, or in individual planning, liaison, or more technical services. This document describes several job functions and related performance goals to be achieved during the training phase.
Goal 1: ACS participant demonstrates proficiency with common tools of the environment, such as:
- Copier and related devices, including double-sided documents;
- Faxsimile Machine, send, receive, file, distribute, log, restock;
- Internal Telephone System, including auto-answer, recording, transfers and directories;
- OASIS system: calling, receiving, conferencing, telecopy;
- NAWAS system and Warning Center functions and responsibilities;
- EDIS system, EAS system, where, how, when, why'
Goal 2: Each ACS participant demonstrates familiarity with the ICS/SEMS system to include key positions, communication doctrines and forms;
Goal 3: Each ACS participant demonstrates proficiency with Message Center and Message distribution practice/procedures, including filing systems;
Goal 4: Each ACS participant demonstrates the ability to send and receive message traffic using appropriate voice (radio telephone) procedure, Phonetic Alpahabet, internationally accepted PRO-WORDS (ICAO/APCO);
Goal 5: Each ACS radio operator demonstrates proficiency with REOC radio equipment:
- operate a radio station in a network appropriate to license;
- operate a redio station as NCS to include opening/closing net;
- operate in the CESN HF nets, all bands, once per quarter, to maintain proficiency.
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