c. Transmit Request. The first five lines of the MEDEVAC request must be
transmitted at this time. If possible, the remaining lines should also be transmitted at
this time. If the remaining lines cannot be transmitted at this time, they should be
transmitted as soon as possible.
A guide that can be used in making a medical evacuation request is given in
Commonly used prowords are given in Table 8-2.
Give the line number identifier followed by applicable information.
(2) Letters and numbers are to be pronounced according to standard radio
procedure (see Tables 8-3 and 8-4).
d. End Transmission. After transmitting the request, state "OVER" and wait for
acknowledgment of the transmission or request for additional information from the
e. Monitor Frequency. After the transmission has ended, monitor the
frequency given in line 2 of the request. The air or ground ambulance will contact you
on this frequency if needed.
f. Prepare Site. Prepare and mark the pickup site as indicated in line 7 of the
MEDEVAC request, if needed.
An example of a MEDEVAC request is given in figure 8-1.