services and training

radio repairs and installation services

First Responder Communications now offers a full range of support services, including system design, engineering, repair and installations. Factory-certified technicians support Harris/M/A-Com, Motorola, Relm/Bendix-King, Kenwood, ICOM, Vertex, and others. Our rates are significantly lower than those charged by the major shops and turnaround time is typically half of what you are used to.

As an introductory offer, we'll discount your repair labor 10% for your first repair. We are also working on developing a service route for communities within 100 miles of the Denver-Metro area. If you are interested in a bi-weekly visit, with the ability to handle many of your repair needs at your location, please give us a call at 888.FRC.5442 or contact us by email at


>> Development of local and regional large incident communications plans (ICS205).

>> Development of region-specific user training for equipment, basic interoperability and command interoperability  and response. (Participated)

>> Tactical interoperability product recommendations and training (including ICRI, ACU-1000, iOpt Comm-Tac and others).

>> Tactical communications training courses for line personnel (including radio-specific training).

>> Radio system evaluations and recommendations, including conventional/trunking, digital/analog, P25, etc.

>> Development of agency-specific Communications Mobilization Guides.

>> Development of Tactical Interoperability Communications Plans (TICP).


FEMA/EMI L-969 All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) course)


A one day, practical distillation of the L-969 COML class giving dispatchers and dispatch center managers critical tools to successfully manage crisis communications during the first four hours of a major incident. Uses lessons learned from responses from the Lower North Fork Fire, Aurora Theater Shooting, Hurricane Sandy, Sandy Hook shootings and others.

ICS100 Introduction to the Incident Command System

ICS200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Attack Incidents

ICS300 Intermediate ICS For Expanding Incidents

S158 Radio Operator (RADO) - This is not an NWCG or FEMA-certified class but is intended to train local volunteers and communications professionals on the unique skills required to be successful as a Radio Operator at local, regional and national incidents.

NWCG S258 Incident Communication Technician (COMT) (taught in conjunction with NIFC)

NWCG S358 Communications Unit Leader (COML) (taught in conjunction with NIFC)

TOP left photo:

"Holloway Dream Motorhome" – Holloway Fire, 8/14/12. Oh the things you discover in Denio, NV… By Mark Hall

TOP right photo:

"Old vs. New" – Four Mile Fire, 8/6/10. Photo of gnarled, burned stump from the 1989 Black Tiger Fire in the foreground of the plume of the destructive Four Mile Fire in Boulder, CO. Custom image by Fire Chief Gerry Morrell, Lafayette FD, CO.

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