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Federal Bill Would Bring $70 Million for Public Safety Communications Gear

August 5, 2010
Federal legislation introduced by a California congresswoman in late July would authorize $70 million in grants to provide first-responders devices capable of the highest-speed transmissions of data, voice, and video services over the Internet.

Harris Corp. Introduces New Radio Features at APCO

August 2, 2010
Harris Corp. unveiled enhancements to its mobile and portable radio solutions designed to improve ease-of-use and enhance functionality for users who depend on mobile radios.

Motorola Introduces Trio of APX P25 Two-Way Radios at APCO

August 2, 2010
Motorola Inc. today unveiled the APX 7000XE Portable, APX 6000 Portable and APX 6500 Mobile at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO) Conference in Houston.

Setcom Corp. Launches Portable-Only Wired SuperMic

July 30, 2010
Features include auto-muting, quick-release jacks and the ability to electrically sense the presence of a headset, allowing the device to be used with the helmet kit or as a conventional speaker-mic when unplugged.

The Bandwidth Debate

July 29, 2010

Today, bandwidth is so precious that Congress and the FCC recently dictated the conversion of analog TV transmission to digital in order to free up the 700 MHz band for other uses, including 4G cellphones and public safety communications.

PlantCML Workshops Highlight Next-Gen Communications at APCO

July 27, 2010
Company representatives have been invited to speak at several workshops during the conference.

Pryme Radio Releases Mics and Bluetooth Adapters

June 22, 2010
The microphones are ruggedized, waterproof, and IP rated. The standard speaker microphone now includes a large push-to-talk button on the front for gloved hands.

First Responders Launch Campaign for Nationwide Communications Network

June 7, 2010
The Public Safety Alliance supports H.R. 5081—also known as the Broadband for First Responders Act of 2010—that would allocate directly to public safety the spectrum needed to establish a nationwide interoperable communications network.

APCO Announces Communications Award Winners

May 24, 2010
The Public-Safety Communications awards are presented annually by APCO International to public safety communications personnel who have demonstrated the highest levels of personal and professional conduct and performance in the line of duty.

Motorola Explains Next-Gen Public Safety Communications

May 18, 2010

Mobile broadband technology has the potential to revolutionize police communications. Kevin McDunn, Motorola's director of its portfolio of broadband public safety applications, predicts how this will change the way you do your job and what we need in terms of technological innovations and network construction to make his prediction a reality. Read about Motorola's unveiling of its new multi-band radio.

Motorola Outlines Next-Gen Communications Strategy for Public Safety

May 18, 2010
Motorola's next generation of public safety solutions will maximize operational effectiveness by converging voice, image, data, and video communications from a multimedia, integrated command center and extend the reach of current mission-critical communications networks.

Will Cell Phones Eventually Replace Your Handheld Radio?

April 13, 2010
As systems integration shifts competition among handset manufacturers, we can also expect to see handset capabilities expand. Cell phones run circles around a police radio for about 5 percent of the cost.

EF Johnson to Complete $560,000 Dispatch Console Upgrade for Clay County, Florida

April 1, 2010
EF Johnson Technologies announced that it has been awarded a $560,000 contract by Clay County, Fla., to upgrade its dispatch centers with the company's StarGate dispatch consoles.

Daniels MT-4E Radio Now Supports Trident Passport and LTR Trunking

March 26, 2010
Daniels Electronics Ltd., and Trident Micro Systems today jointly announced the successful completion of interoperability testing between the Daniels MT-4E radio and the Trident Passport and LTR trunking controllers with Mobile Data support.

BGAN

March 25, 2010
If your standard communications go down or you need additional capacity, you can count on Inmarsat's Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) to provide satellite communications for reliable coverage and mobile broadband connectivity wherever you go.

DC2E

March 25, 2010
Comprised of projector systems and multiple sized audio visual switching systems, the DC2E provides lightweight, portable communications technology by fusing multiple feeds of information onto single or multiple displays. Special features include touch panel control, high resolution image display, diskless drive, and 24/7 operating capabilities.

Florida Department of Corrections Selects Harris Corporation to Upgrade Public Safety Radio Communications System

March 15, 2010
Harris Corp. and its sales and service partner, Communications International Inc. (CII) have been selected by the Florida Department of Corrections to upgrade its existing radio system to a Harris 800 MHz P25IP (Project 25 to the power of Internet Protocol) communications network system. The new system will provide increased coverage and improved communications to 20 state correctional facilities throughout Florida and will include more than 2,200 Harris portable radios.

Baltimore PD Hits the Streets on Foot with PocketCop

March 4, 2010
In a bid to curb crime through community engagement, the Baltimore Police Department is using new technology to get back to the tradition of the neighborhood cop on foot patrol.

NYPD Says FCC's Public Safety Broadband Network Plan Falls Short

February 25, 2010
The New York Police Department's Deputy Chief Charles Dowd called the FCC's plan "a red herring," because it doesn't give first-responders the kind of access that's needed during a crisis.

Creating a Public Safety Broadband Network

February 25, 2010

The National Broadband Plan will be released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in March, and is expected to include a request for congressional funding to create a public safety communications network for police and fire agencies. Who will pay for the building out of this network is still an open question. To help explain how this topic relates to officers, POLICE Magazine spoke with Harris Corp., one of the leading suppliers of two-way radios to LE.

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