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by BuddahFRS
Tue May 29, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: FESA frequencies
Replies: 282
Views: 68847

Re: FESA frequencies

Sure it wasnt FRS UHF 2, thats the standard channel for BA and structure fire comms between crews, its also used as a chat channel between appliances The 'Standard' BA channel is FRS 01 between ECO and crew, thats for stage 1 BA operations. Not 100% Correct. some stations use FRS CH1 and Others use...
by BuddahFRS
Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: General fire discussions
Replies: 1596
Views: 117922

Re: General fire discussions

Hey guys, Driving past Nicholson Rd x Armadale Rd yesterday - next to the Peak fuel servo, and it looks like a fire station is being build there... Two engine bays - small station by the looks. Anyone know who's going to man it? G The building you saw is going to be a drive threw bottle shop. the b...
by BuddahFRS
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: General fire discussions
Replies: 1596
Views: 117922

Re: General fire discussions

hold3n wrote:what are the metro zones and what suburbs do they contain?
In what way do you mean?
by BuddahFRS
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: Other incidents/minor fires etc - 2011/2012
Replies: 327
Views: 41707

Re: Other incidents/minor fires etc - 2011/2012

Armadale 3rd will be the spare 'summer' light tanker based out of Armadale, used for driver training with the CFRS and burning off with the VFRS but is manned by the VFRS for jobs - and they do a bloody good job out that way too! Good on ya buddah and the lads. This is correct. The 3rd LT is crew b...
by BuddahFRS
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Piara Waters Bush Fire
Replies: 8
Views: 1606

Re: Piara Waters Bush Fire

First job I went to to see the sky crane in action. Doing split load drops. Interesting fact is that it does not have siren warnings before doing drops as you can hear the thing a mile away. :)
by BuddahFRS
Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: Other incidents/minor fires etc - 2011/2012
Replies: 327
Views: 41707

Re: Other incidents/minor fires etc - 2011/2012

Armadale 3rd will be the spare 'summer' light tanker based out of Armadale, used for driver training with the CFRS and burning off with the VFRS but is manned by the VFRS for jobs - and they do a bloody good job out that way too! Good on ya buddah and the lads. This is correct. The 3rd LT is crew b...
by BuddahFRS
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:46 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: TE206 and big load & Transport Inspector , Loco's
Replies: 6
Views: 2146

Re: TE206 and big load & Transport Inspector , Loco's

Loco 208 K is the main shunting loco at SCT Forrestfield
by BuddahFRS
Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: General fire discussions
Replies: 1596
Views: 117922

Re: General fire discussions

What is meant by Level 3 refreshments?, and what are the other levels? I beleve its goes LEVEL 1 - Cold Water and elctrolights LEVEL 2 - Water, Tea Coffee. Biscits and lollies LEVEL 3 - Light meal and juice ie Sandwitch LEVEL 4 - ???? LEVEL 5 - ??? as stated i am not 100% sure what the SOP's State ...
by BuddahFRS
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: W.A Fire Appliances
Replies: 789
Views: 90640

Re: W.A Fire Appliances

kyeboi wrote:
BuddahFRS wrote:
kyeboi wrote:its our (WANNEROO'S) new ICV we have been waiting for a while to get it =) looks good
Are you sure. As it has SES logo on the rear doors

have you ever seen ses with a ICV like this i dont think so! or prove me wrong
Ah yes. isnt the 'OCCKA' an SES ICV???
by BuddahFRS
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: W.A Fire Appliances
Replies: 789
Views: 90640

Re: W.A Fire Appliances

kyeboi wrote:its our (WANNEROO'S) new ICV we have been waiting for a while to get it =) looks good
Are you sure. As it has SES logo on the rear doors
by BuddahFRS
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: WA Fire and Rescue games
Replies: 6
Views: 1535

Re: WA Fire and Rescue games

copys of this program will be avalible at the State Easter Championships which will have additional footage. This program will also be aired again. but i have deleted the email with the correct times. i belive it is on sunday at 5pm but not sure if its this sunday or next sunday Also for those who a...
by BuddahFRS
Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:03 am
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: WAERN use
Replies: 42
Views: 8316

Re: WAERN use

Has anyone used the dual TX/RX or crossband repeat function operationally ? they could be awesome features to have at hand, but seem to be causing more bad than good. as said befor, it all comes down to training, or lack of. I know our brigade has barley touched on these functions. most people stru...
by BuddahFRS
Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: Helitak Thread
Replies: 462
Views: 62293

Re: Helitak Thread

after some quick google search. i have located some fact sheets from NSW RFS/VIC CFA about the sky cranes and they show booth skycranes carry 7500L and 9000L. but was unable to loacte Marty N243AC / 741 did find an interestng page of wa aircraft that also says it carrys 9000L, also sho other helitac...
by BuddahFRS
Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: Helitak Thread
Replies: 462
Views: 62293

Re: Helitak Thread

Straight from FESA 24/7 magazine which is avalible for everyone on there web site http://www.fesa.wa.gov.au/newsandmedia/24seven/24seven/FESA-24seven-2011-Issue3.pdf 'the erickson will make a big difference to the fire fighting effort as a large, versatile aircraft that can load very quickly and acc...
by BuddahFRS
Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: DFES/DBCA
Topic: Helitak Thread
Replies: 462
Views: 62293

Re: Helitak Thread

Anyone know if Marty is still down at Jandakot? if so it seams strange today that instead of turning Marty out to the Harrisdale parks incident today which is not very far at all from Jandakot they send out 2 x Helitaks and a type 1. If they had sent Marty straight away as it was starting to build ...