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Carolina Villavicencio and Wynand Engelbrecht are now friends
Aug 23, 2010
Rick Callebs commented on Wynand Engelbrecht's blog post 911 communication
"That's very impressive, and common sense."
Aug 31, 2009
Wynand Engelbrecht updated their profile
Aug 14, 2009
Wynand Engelbrecht left a comment for Shannon du Randt
"Hi, good to see a fellow South African in here. Nice day to you."
Aug 14, 2009
Wynand Engelbrecht left a comment for JennWinn
"Thanx for connecting Jenn."
Aug 14, 2009
Wynand Engelbrecht commented on Wynand Engelbrecht's blog post 911 communication
"Thank you for the positive comment Ms Smith; nice day to you"
Aug 14, 2009
Ms Smith commented on Wynand Engelbrecht's blog post 911 communication
"Very excellent navigation system and very much needed. I'm sure in Africa, it is very much needed and makes a world of difference. Keep up the great work."
Aug 14, 2009
Ms Smith left a comment for Wynand Engelbrecht
"Hello and good to meet you. Have a great day!"
Aug 14, 2009
Wynand Engelbrecht posted a blog post

911 communication

It is a fact that the single most frustration issue when taking an emergency call is to get the caller's exact position.I solved it by developing what is known in South Africa (where I live) the UPN Program; it is SMS-based.UPN is an acronym for: Unique Position NUmber, Unique Personal Number and Unique Possession Number.Position number: Say a private house is registered and say the UPN allocated is A1585.The full address description including Longs and Lats are logged in the program.To report…See More
Aug 11, 2009
Wynand Engelbrecht commented on Donal W. Kirchberg's blog post 911 operators and dispatchers
"Donal, I have developed over the past few years in South Africa, a program known as UPN (Three legs to it: Unique Position Number, Unique Personal Number, Unique Possession Number). My website is www.upn.co.za Basically a person gets registered as…"
Aug 11, 2009
Rob Lambert left a comment for Wynand Engelbrecht
"Wynand, Welcome. I was wondering if you were interested in swapping patches. Let me know. Take care and be safe. Rob"
Mar 24, 2009
Wynand Engelbrecht is now a member of JEMS Connect - EMS Emergency Medical Services
Mar 11, 2009

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Employer/Affiliation
Other
Primary Agency/Department Type
Volunteer Fire/EMS Department
Primary Department/Agency Name
UPN Fire Department
Years in EMS/Public Safety
30
Other Past or Current Departments
Sandton Fire Dept South Africa
Midrand Fire Dept South Africa
My Training:
BSc Fire Tech
Diploma Fire Tech 3yrs
EMT
About Me
Fire-fighter with a single definite commitment: to serve in whichever capacity the community in which I live
I Love Being in EMS Because
It's in the blood....
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Married

Wynand Engelbrecht's Blog

911 communication

It is a fact that the single most frustration issue when taking an emergency call is to get the caller's exact position.



I solved it by developing what is known in South Africa (where I live) the UPN Program; it is SMS-based.



UPN is an acronym for: Unique Position NUmber, Unique Personal Number and Unique Possession Number.



Position number: Say a private house is registered and say the UPN allocated is A1585.

The full address description including Longs and… Continue

Posted on August 11, 2009 at 1:27am — 3 Comments

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At 7:51am on August 14, 2009, Ms Smith said…
Hello and good to meet you. Have a great day!
At 1:00pm on August 8, 2009, sonia johnson said…
sonia.4u34@yahoo.com

Hello dear,
Greetings to you,My name is Sonia a young girl, i view your profile today at www.connect.jems.com and i love it. i decide to communicate with you and it will please me if you will be my friend, i wish if you will respond to my mail box so that i will give you my picture and tell you more about my self, i hope to hear from you.
soon yours Sonia.
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sonia.4u34@yahoo.com
At 2:01pm on March 24, 2009, Rob Lambert said…
Wynand,
Welcome. I was wondering if you were interested in swapping patches. Let me know. Take care and be safe.
Rob
 
 
 
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