XII. Radio Codes

  • 10-2 — Report to base
  • 10-3 — Call the base
  • 10-4 — Acknowledged message
  • 10-5 — Repeat message
  • 10-6 — Stand by
  • 10-7 — Verify call location
  • 10-10 — Request Police Department at scene
  • 10-11 — Request Fire Department at scene
  • 10-12 — Give report from scene
  • 10-13 — Emergency assistance needed (specify location)
  • 10-20 — Location
  • 10-27 — Going for food or gas (specify)
  • 10-28 — Going on squad business
  • 10-39 — Any messages?
  • 10-51 — Request medical standby at hospital (specify)
  • 10-52 — Request trauma standby at hospital (specify)
  • 10-53 — Car collision
  • 10-58 — Second ambulance crew needed at scene
  • 10-59 — Fire
  • 10-62 — Out of service (specify)
  • 10-63 — Unit responding to call
  • 10-81 — Unit arriving at hospital with patient (specify)
  • 10-82 — Unit leaving with patient to hospital (specify)
  • 10-83 — DOA
  • 10-85 — Rendezvous with another unit
  • 10-87 — Cancel
  • 10-88 — Unit arrived at scene
  • 10-90 — Unfounded call
  • 10-93 — Refused medical attention (RMA), signed release
  • 10-94 — Patient treated by BC-EMS and removed by another agency (specify)
  • 10-96 — Patient gone on arrival of crew
  • 10-98 — Unit available by radio
  • 10-99 — Unit available by phone or pager

The codes in bold are codes that are used pretty often — make sure to memorize them. The underlined codes are those that are used during a call.