Auxiliary communications consists of additional communication resources such as licensed amateur radio operators; self-contained mobile communication equipment; and access to additional radio frequencies. After completing this training, you should have a better understanding of auxiliary communications interoperability, AUXCOM resources, assets and capabilities.
There are alternate methods available to promote interoperability during an emergency response. These include satellite communications, broadband services, Auxcom resources, and priority voice and data services. After completing this module, the responder will have a better understanding of alternate forms of emergency communications; the available systems utilized in South Carolina; and how these communications systems can enhance interoperability in our state.
This course covers the basics of radio communication, different methods of radio connectivity, and radio communication best practices. After completing this module, you should have a better understanding of radio system operation and limitations.