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Learn to speak SES

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See where you can use some of these:


•    VICSES - Victoria State Emergency Service.
•    Firies - Fire Services - Metropolitan Fire Brigade / Country Fire Authority.
•    Ambo's - Metropolitan Ambulance Service.
•    VICPOL - Victoria Police.
•    RCR - SES Road Crash Rescue.
•    VHQ - Victorian Headquarters.
•    RHQ - Regional Headquarters.
•    LHQ - Local Headquarters.
•    ETA - Estimated Time of Arrival.
•    ETC - Estimated Time of Completion.
•    Code 1 - Life threatening Emergency (EVS).
•    EVS - Emergency Vehicle Status (Lights and Sirens).
•    Op's - Operations.
•    Comm's - Communications.
•    Loc - Location.
•    Locstat - Location Status - Your Current Location.
•    Sitrep - Situation Report.
•    Roadacc - Road Accident.
•    Melref - Melways Map Reference.
•    1 Up / 2 Up Etc. - Number of members on board a vehicle.
•    IRB's - Inflatable Rescue Boats.
•    Welfare - Food and Drinks.
•    ECV - Emergency Centre Victoria.
•    EOC - Emergency Operations Centre.
•    Event - Callout.

 

Our Alphabet

Like all Emergency Services, the SES uses the Phonetic alphabet when communicating information.


A = ALPHA
B = BRAVO
C = CHARLIE
D = DELTA
E = ECHO
F = FOXTROT
G = GOLF
H = HOTEL
I = INDIA
J = JULIET
K = KILO
L = LIMA
M = MIKE
N - NOVEMBER
O = OSCAR
P = PAPA
Q = QUEBEC
R = ROMEO
S = SIERRA
T = TANGO
U = UNIFORM
V = VICTOR
W = WHISKY
X = X-RAY
Y = YANKEE
Z = ZULU

 

Last Updated (Tuesday, 13 March 2018 10:19)

 
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