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Re: General fire discussions

Post by meg » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:41 pm

roland985 wrote:No problems, It entertains me to see someone get all the gear, then just slap amber on them and not go anywhere in a hurry.
If this is a private outfit, they are seriously cashed up. Reckon they could buy their way into red and blue ;-)

It looked not unlike this, but white.
http://newsroom.airservicesaustralia.co ... s/img_8214

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by roland985 » Mon Feb 09, 2015 12:06 pm

Those things are awesome. Reminds me of thunderbirds.
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Re: General fire discussions

Post by Zebedee » Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:03 am

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by matth2004 » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:24 am

That's Wildfire. Arrived a few weeks ago. Fairly certain they're trialling what it can offer.
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Re: General fire discussions

Post by meg » Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:43 pm

Zebedee wrote:Hey Meg, was it this?

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... permPage=1[
Similar, but the one I saw was more curved and definitely had FIRE emblazoned down the sides.


(ps sorry Doug for accidentally editing your message...)

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by Infernal » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:28 pm

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How about this thing Between Bullsbrooks 3.4 and the LT

Picture stolen from https://www.facebook.com/BullsbrookVFS

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by Zebedee » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:50 pm

Pretty sure that the SES Comms Support Unit's OKA.

CSU were there and had set up a repeater to give better coverage over the fireground. That area is notorious for poor radio comms.
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Re: General fire discussions

Post by matth2004 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:39 am

Yep that's us!

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by meg » Mon Mar 09, 2015 11:27 am

No fire reports from meteor touchdown?
http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/meteo ... 3z1wu.html

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by Zebedee » Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:24 am

Yesterday, firefighters performed a Denial of Service attack on the mobile phone infrastructure in Gidgegannup ;)

A post on the Gidgegannup Volunteer Bushfire Brigades' Facebook page said:
If you were wondering while phone and internet coverage was extremely poor yesterday; 50+ fire trucks with mobile phones brought 100+ volunteers with mobile phones to Berry Road. Plus Police and Salvation Army. Some of us carry duty phones, laptops/tablets as part of our fire management kit. By my rough math that would take us well over 200 mobile devices all trying to grab some space on the Gidgegannup tower.
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Re: General fire discussions

Post by matth2004 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:16 am

Good thing we had our BGAN there.
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Re: General fire discussions

Post by nachoman » Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:46 pm

ATSB report for the Fire on board the livestock carrier Ocean Drover, Fremantle, WA on 9 October 2014:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/inv ... -2014-012/

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by Infernal » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:04 pm

Updated one stop shop Added SWORD VFES with 1 x 3.4 and 2 x LT

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by Diceman » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:25 pm

Seems they might have gone over the top with the turnout at Champion Lakes :?:

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Re: General fire discussions

Post by TaitradioAus » Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:05 pm

Does anyone know the new frequencies which are part of the new DFES 400 mhz project . I understand there's going to be 5 new BA Channels and FRS CH 1&2 are changing and also additional uhf simplex Channels.

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