Introduction to Radio Communications

LET540 - 4.00 Hours


  • LS  LET540  75


Proper use of radio communications can create an effective and efficient work environment. This course prepares participants to properly utilize the radio and its associated resources while on the Harris County Radio system. The participants will learn skills that will assist them in utilizing the approved basic hand held and mobile radios while operating them in a professional manner. Course instruction is through online lecture and summary questions. 

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Communications & Operations Course #3852.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • The mandatory completion/duration period for the eCourse is 45 days from the registration date.
  • To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.


  • Broadband internet connection
  • Current browser
  • Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 30 or higher, Google Chrome 37 or higher
  • Alternatives: Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Safari 7 or higher
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
  • Adobe Flash 11 or higher


Basic Hand Held Radio +Basic Mobile Radio +Channels Operation +Federal Communications Commission +History of Two-Way Radio +Introduction to Radio Physics +Mobile Radio Installations +Radio Etiquette

Suggested Audience

  • All radio users using the Harris County Radio system

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 0.4 CEUs

Other Information

  • After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or

This course was developed through a partnership with Harris County.

Contact Information

Law Enforcement and Security Training
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433


Payment Options
  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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