Apache Smoke Signals Iii

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  • 1.  Phoenix Consultants Training We hope you enjoy the following presentation
  • 2. Smoke Signals III Optical Communication Graduate Course For Desert Dwellers
  • 3. Prerequisites
    • Smoke Signals I and II
    • BS in Clinical Depression, First Aid & CPR
    • Masters in Emergency Evacuation, Controlled Burning & Fire Control
    • PHD in Plastic Surgery
    • Helicopter Pilots License
  • 4. Your Instructor for today
            • Reginald Elmo Bartonio
            • ‘ REB’ is a Harvard graduate
            • A three time winner of the prestigious ‘He Blow Much Smoke’ award
            • ‘ REB’ is also a ‘Roads’ Scholar
            • And Poet Laureate of Winnamucka, Nevada
  • 5. Disclaimer
    • The technical writer responsible for this presentation takes no responsibility for the overall outcome of following these instructions. His primary source of information was his Great-Great Grandfather who was an old Indian fighter. (his great-great grandmother was, in all honesty, an old Indian.) Our sincerest apologies to any who might take offense as they view this PRESO.
  • 6. Talking with Smoke
    • An art developed by Native Americans & the tower guards on the Great Wall of China
    • One must first gather
    • the basic materials for
    • optical communications
  • 7. Basic Materials- WOOD
    • Wood Must be cut,
    • gathered & Placed in a
    • Forest Service Approved
    • camp fire area.
    • Proper permits must be obtained in order to legally cut fire wood. Permits can be obtained from your local Forest Service headquarters.
    • Bring lot’s of money.
  • 8. Basic Materials- WOOD
    • Not just any wood will do. It must be green, wet & full of pitch in order to make good smoke.
  • 9. Basic Materials-FIRE
    • Some simple means of
    • Lighting the fire must
    • Be at hand……
  • 10. Basic Materials-FIRE
    • Other not so simple methods used by some experts
  • 11. Basic Materials-Blanket
    • A good sized thick blanket must be available in order to actually begin signaling (avoid synthetic materials)
    • Bring lot’s of money!
  • 12. Constructing the FIRE
    • It is highly recommended that the fire be kept at a modest, manageable level for optimum Signaling. (see examples below)
  • 13. Constructing the FIRE
    • The examples below are not recommended for good signaling. Unless one has a very large blanket & a quick method of evacuation.
    • Bring lot’s of Money!
  • 14. Constructing the FIRE
    • Some additional equipment may be necessary.
  • 15. Additional Equipment
    • Bring lot’s of MONEY!
  • 16. Proper Procedure
    • 1. Wood must be cut to proper size for small campfire. This will require some specialized equipment.
  • 17. Specialized Equipment
    • Bring lot’s of MONEY!
  • 18. Proper Procedure
    • 2. Kindling must be used to start the fire, since large pieces of green, wet wood do not start burning easily.
    • 3. Kindling consists of very small slivers of wood, wadded up newspaper or HIGH OCTANE GASOLINE
  • 19. Proper Procedure
    • 3. When gasoline is used, a fire resistant hard hat and eye protection is highly recommended to protect hair and eye brows. Ear plugs are also recommended to block out screaming of those around you!
  • 20. Proper Procedure
    • 4. A first aid kit with 12-500mg tablets of hydrocodone.
    • 5. A large cantine of water (to take pills and put out residual fires caused by explosion of gasoline.)
    • 6. An emergency meda-vac helicopter
    • Bring LOTS of MONEY!
  • 21. Proper Procedure
    • 7. Once fire is under control, bystanders are treated for third degree burns & taken to the burn unit in Phoenix by Meda-Vac.
    • 8. Unfurl your blanket
  • 22. Proper Procedure
    • 9. After the blanket is unfurled, carefully grip it at one end with both hands. Hold on as tight as you can!
  • 23. Proper Procedure
    • 10. Now carefully approach the fire; while still holding the blanket firmly in both hands.
    • 11. Quickly place the blanket over the fire.
  • 24. Proper Procedure
    • 12. Do NOT allow the blanket to stay too long over the fire. Burning blankets are extremely difficult to handle.
  • 25. Proper Procedure
    • 13. Some experts use asbestos gloves & fire retardant shirt sleeves. Professional Welders excel at making smoke.
  • 26. Proper Procedure
    • 14. By covering a fire with a blanket & quickly removing it, a puff of smoke can be generated.
  • 27. Proper Procedure
    • 15. With some training, the sizes, shapes, & timing of these puffs can be controlled. Eventually you get used to the intense pain as scar tissue forms.
  • 28. Proper Procedure
    • 16. Puffs may be observed from a long distance, & are apparent to anyone in visual range.
  • 29. Proper Procedure
    • 17. With this in mind, signaling stations can be created to maximize the viewable distance.
  • 30. Proper Procedure
    • 18. There is no standardized code for smoke signals; signals are often a predetermined pattern based on the number of beers consumed by the sender & receiver.
  • 31. Ultimate Smoke Signals
    • These Smoke Signals
    • were seen from
    • outer space and the
    • message was loud
    • and clear!
  • 32. In Summary
    • Since Smoke Signals convey only simple messages, our advise is to buy a drum or better yet a cell phone & leave smoke signals to HISTORY!
  • 33. In Summary
    • Or let your car send your smoke signals for you!
  • 34. Training session prepared by:
    • Phoenix Consultants Training
    • 12081 West Pajaro Verde
    • Tucson, AZ 85743
    • (520) 578-1490 [email_address]
    • Give us a call!
  • 35. The End Have a wonderful day! Please extinguish all campfires prior to leaving the park! (& Please recycle those cans)