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August 30, 2009

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 393  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   8-30-2009  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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An Unobstructed View
Athletic Business - USA
On the same day that the Access Board finalized its guidelines, the 
DOJ announced that it had adopted the ADAAG as the applicable 
accessibility standard. ... 
http://athleticbusiness.com/articles/article.aspx?articleid=2573
&zoneid=19 
 
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Inventors offer up fire prevention and firefighting patent ideas
Mass High Tech
The smoke detector of patent No. 7474227 (Jan. 6) includes an analyzer 
that uses the values of the light intensities and the different 
wavelength bands ... 
http://www.masshightech.com/stories/2009/08/24/newscolumn3-Inventors-
offer-up-fire-prevention-and-firefighting-patent-ideas-.html 
 
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Reminder: Smoke detectors cannot be recycled in Madison
WKOW-TV.com
As long as the smoke detector's inner area is not opened it poses no 
radiation health risks to humans. Residents and property owners who 
do not wish to ship ... 
http://www.wkowtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=10956506 
 
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John Madden Blasts Cris Collinsworth's Hoagie Knowledge 
PLEASANTON, CA-Retired color commentator John Madden, 73, attacked 
announcer Cris Collinsworth's broadcasting abilities Monday, accusing 
his replacement on Sunday Night Football of lacking "even the most 
basic...
http://www.theonion.com/content/news/john_madden_blasts_cris 
 
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This week I'll see you in Kent, WA. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_PR_AdvFA_Kent_Sep2009 
 
Have fun! 
 
- Mike
 
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/codeweenie 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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September 1-4, 2009 Kent, WA   
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Fire Alarm Plan Review  
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_PR_AdvFA_Kent_Sep2009 
 
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September 9-11, 2009 Minneapolis, MN    
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Understanding LSC Fire Alarm Requirements     
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IBC_101_Minneapolis_Sep2009.pdf 
 
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September 9-11, 2009 Minneapolis, MN    
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Understanding LSC Fire Alarm Requirements     
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IBC_101_Minneapolis_Sep2009.pdf 
 
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September 21-24, 2009 Lexington, KY     
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Understanding LSC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_IBC_IntFA_Lexington_Sep2009.pdf 
 
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September 29-30 and October 1, 2009 Sacramento, CA     
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/Bas_IntFA_Sacramento_Sept2009.pdf 
 
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October 6-8, 2009 Conshohocken, PA 
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_TI_PR_Conshohocken_PA_Oct2009.pdf 
 
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October 13-15, 2009 San Diego, CA       
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_SanDiego_Oct2009.pdf 
 
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October 19-23, 2009 Laurel, MD 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
More info to follow ... 
 
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October 26-30, 2009 Portland, OR 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Fire Alarm Plan Review  
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
More info to follow ... 
 
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November 3-5, 2009 Los Angeles, CA       
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_LosAngeles_Nov2009.pdf 
 
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November 13-14, 2009 Chantilly, VA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_Chantilly_Nov2009.pdf 
 
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November 17-19, 2009 Anchorage, AK 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
More info to follow ... 
 
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November 30 and December 1-4, 2009 Bremerton, WA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
More info to follow ... 
 
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December 8-10, 2009 Pleasant Hill, CA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review  
Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_101_PleasantHill_Dec2009.pdf 
 
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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