NIICD Documents

Avionics Contract Documents*

FS/OAS A-16, Standardized Aircraft Connectors (pdf)

FS/OAS A-17, AUX-FM Radio Interface for Handheld Radios (pdf)

FS/OAS A-18, Aircraft Connector Test Plugs (pdf)

FS/AMD A-19, Specifications for acceptable P25 digital radios (pdf)

FS/OAS A-24, Avionics operational test standards for contractually required/offered equipment (pdf)

FS/OAS A-30, Radio Interference Test Procedures (pdf)

Avionics Matrix Reference
This matrix may aid those seeking a quick reference to aircraft avionics requirements. Contract specifications supersede this reference. (pdf)

Helicopter Audio Requirements for CWN, USFS Exclusive Use, and Rappel Contracts (PDFs)

Bell B206 B3
Bell B206 L3/L4, and B407
Bell B205/B210/B212
Bell B214
Eurocopter AS350
MD Helicopters MD500/MD530
MD Helicopters MD600
MD Helicopters MD900
Sikorsky S-61 Short
Sikorsky S-61 Long

* References to FS/AMD and FS/OAS are interchangeable and carry the same meaning.

Kit Documents

Daniels Equipment
NFES 4248, 4253, 4281, 4312, and 4370 Switch Settings (7.6 MB)

Battery Cable for Several Kits
Battery Cable Drawing

Solar Panel Kit, NFES 4080
Solar Panel Kit Cable

Approved Radios
Consolidated list of Approved Radios (pdf)

FCC Issued Frequency Incompatibility
The FCC has begun to issue frequencies that have 7.5 kHz channel spacing. Many analog USFS radios cannot operate on these new frequencies. See the list of incompatible radios. (pdf)
There is a safety issue with the Relm BK EPH/EMH radio using interstitial frequencies. See the safety issue document (docx) or (pdf)

Infrared Scanner Order
National Infrared Operations link

ICS Forms
NWCG ICS Forms link

Updated ICS 205:
Incident Radio Comm Plan
Non standard 16 Channel version
(Excel xlxs)(Fillable pdf)

Incident Radio System Diagram PDFs
Communications System Diagrams to assist in the design and organization of an incident radio system (2.4 MB)

Radio Adapter Drawing PDFs*
FS/AMD A-15, K
ing AUX-FM Adapter Interface Cable
FS/AMD A-25,
Racal AUX-FM Adapter Interface cable
FS/AMD A-26,
Motorola XTS3000 AUX-FM Adapter Interface Cable
Racal to Headset Adapter Cable
King to Headset Adapter Cable

*References to FS/AMD and FS/OAS are interchangeable and carry the same meaning.

Radio Programming PDFs
Portable Radios: Datron, Icom, King, Midland, Motorola and Thales (Racal)
Radio Programming Guides (1 MB)
Radio Pocket Cards (1 MB)

Aviation Radios
NPX136D Operational Supplement PDF
NPX136D Block Menu Diagram PDF

TDFM-136/A Quick Reference Guide - NIICD (Firmware 3.x.x)
TDFM-136/A Operating Instructions (Firmware 3.x.x) PDF
TDFM-136B Quick Reference Guide - NIICD (Firmware 1.x.x)
TDFM-136B Operating Instructions PDF
TDFM-9000 Quick Reference - NIICD
TDFM-9000 Radio Operator's Guide - NIICD

NIRSC User's Guide PDFs
2020 NIRSC User's Guide

Contact Great Basin Cache for a printed copy of the NIRSC User's Guide NFES 0968

Radio Inventory

Kit Shipping Information
2014 NIRSC Equipment Weights and Kit Costs


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