Training & Exercise

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MARRS User Training

This three-hour course will provide an overview of the Metropolitan Area Regional Radio System (MARRS). The discussion will focus on how the system works; who is on the system; how to communicate on the system; and assets available to achieve interoperable communications within the region. Participants will learn to identify special interoperability channels using the RAMBIS, MARRS, Kansas MOTOBRIDGE and Missouri MOSWIN networks.

Date: March 12, 2015

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2015 All-Hazards Position Specific Trainings

This spring, MARC will offer the following trainings:
  • L965: Resource Unit Leader (32 hours)
    Planned for April 2015
    Leavenworth County, KS EOC
  • L984: Task Force /Strike Team Leader (24 hours)
    Planned for end of March 2015
    Johnson County, KS EOC
Please check back in 2015 for registration information.

Upcoming KCTEAM training sessions

Two upcoming training sessions focused on the Kansas City Tracking and Emergency Assets and Members (KCTEAM) badging and accountability systems will be held at the Johnson County Communications Center on Oct. 27. The morning session starts at 8:30 a.m. and finishes at noon. This session cover how KCTEAM badging administrators and agencies (emergency management, fire, EMS, law enforcement, public works, and public health) can use Resource Manager Web to create personnel badges for emergency responders. The afternoon session starts at 1 p.m. and finishes at 4 p.m. This session covers the set up and operation of rapid TAG, Mobile Express, COMMAND and interTRAX Exchange equipment and systems. These resources and systems are used for increased accountability, incident reporting and situational awareness. Registration information will be available in the next week. Please check the training calendar for updates.