Callsigns & ID Cards
Callsigns used by ACREM Monitors follow the format below. Callsign formats were changed mid January 2006 to provide for ACREM's expansion into Victoria and Northern Territory:
- the Division name, which may be dropped during ongoing transmissions; and
- the word "ACREM" (pronounced as 'AKREM'); and
- a number allocated by the Executive
No two ACREM Monitors share the same number.
Callsign Number Formats
|1 - 19||Reserved for Executive and other uses. (see below)|
|20 - 99||Reserved for National uses.|
|101-149||Emergency Operation Centres (EOC)|
|901 -999||used by vehicles, etc. (see below)|
State Callsign Formats
Individual callsigns consist of the following components:
- The State identifier
- The individual callsign number
The State Identifiers are:
2 = New South Wales
3 = Victoria
4 = Queensland
6 = Western Australia
The individual callsign number allocations are (x = State Identifier):
x - 01 to x - 10 = State Executive members.
x - 11 to x - 199 = Monitors.
x - 901 to x - 999 = Associate/EMS Members
- Monitor callsigns are spoken in two groups - for example: Two-Eleven (2-11), Three-Fifteen (3-15), Four-Twenty Six (4-26), etc.
- Coordinator and Region Executive callsigns (2-01 - 2-10, 3-01 - 3-10, 4-01 - 4-10, 6-01 - 6-10 are spoken as single digits - e.g. (2-01) Two Zero One, (3-02) Three Zero Two, (4-10) Four One Zero, etc.
National & Executive Callsigns
National based callsigns do not use a Division name or ID, they consist solely of the word "ACREM" followed by the relevant number, as shown below. They are used when the member is on official business representing ACREM and not for routine monitoring purposes.
|2||Deputy Chief Commissioner.|
|6||National Publicity Officer.|
|7||National Emergency Services Liaison Officer (ESLO)|
|8||National Child Safety Officer.|
|9||National Cadet Officer.|
|11||National Events Coordinator.|
|12||Commissioner - Professional & Ethical Conduct|
National Assistants & Deputies
|50||Deputy Commissioner (Training)|
|51 - 59||Assistant Commissioner (Training)|
|61 - 69||Assistant Publicity Officers.|
|71 - 79||Assistant ESLO’s.|
Communications Unit & Vehicle Callsigns
|901||Chief Commissioner’s vehicle.|
|902||Deputy Chief Commissioner’s vehicle.|
|907||National ESLO vehicle.|
|912||Commissioner (PEC) vehicle.|
|921 to 950||Vehicles - transport and support.|
|951 to 975||Communications Units - self propelled vehicles.|
|976 to 999||Communications Units - caravans and trailers.|
ACREM member identifcation
All ACREM members are issued with official identification cards that show the members name, membership category, expiry date, and a photograph of the member. ID cards have a colour bar at the left side in which the word "ACREM" appears in white text. The colour of this bar also indicates the designation of the member, as shown below (ALL ID cards are photo ID):
|National Executive - issued to the National Director, National Deputy Director, National Secretary, National Treasurer, and any other member appointed or elected to the National Executive.|
|Region Executive - issued to the Region (state) Coordinator, Region Deputy Coordinator, and any Region Executive that may be appointed or elected.|
|Unit Executive - issued to members of a Unit executive.|
|Zone Executive - issued to members of a Zone executive.|
|Division Executive - issued to members of the Division Committee such as Division Controller, Deputy Division Controller, Division Secretary and Division Treasurer.|
|Monitors - issued to all Monitors.|
|Associate - issued to all Associate Members.|
|Chaplain - issued to members or persons that have been appointed to act as Chaplain for ACREM members.|
* NOTE: Members may be issed with more than one ID card.
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