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Advisories are a time-sensitive alert from an NWCG Committee to the wildland fire community regarding procedural changes, equipment information and/or use updates, potential safety hazards, etc. Yellow hash-marked bordered stationary will be associated with this type of alert.

Date of Issue Alert Title Attachments Alert Type Alert Category Alert Keywords
2022-06-21 ETC-EA-22-05: BKR5000 Series Radio Firmware Update Equipment Advisory Equipment
2022-05-19 ETC-EA-22-04: BK Radio Not Powering Up When Switched to the On Position Equipment Advisory Equipment
2022-03-16 ETC-EA-2022-03: Performance Differences Between Pre-and Post-2006 Fire Shelters Equipment Advisory Equipment
2022-01-05 ETC-EA-22-02: Fuel Container Geysering Equipment Advisory Equipment equipment, fuel, geyser, container
2022-01-03 ETC-EA-22-01: Inspection of 3,000 lb. Cargo Nets Equipment Advisory Equipment equipment, cargo nets, inspection
2021-03-04 ETC-EA-21-01: Fire Shelter PVC Bag Retrofit 2021 Equipment Advisory Equipment