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APCO Leadership Hosts Town Hall on 700-MHz Broadband

August 19, 2009
APCO International hosted a town hall meeting on the FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Notice Seeking Comment on Petitions for Waivers to Deploy 700-MHz Public Safety Broadband Networks during its 75th Annual Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas.

Veteran Speaker/Microphone

August 19, 2009
Klein Electronics' Veteran Military Grade Speaker/Microphone features an emergency PTT button on the side of the unit. Additionally, this fully insulated unit includes a 3.5mm audio port, to add the optional Scorpion or Shadow listen-only earpiece.

Communications: Sound Tactics

August 7, 2009

Columbine is a vivid example of what happens during a tactical operation when communications break down. It and 9/11 are also strong examples of why first responders need radios that can talk to personnel from other agencies.

LE Tech Center Tests EF Johnson's Project 25 Radios

July 23, 2009
EF Johnson Technologies announced today that the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center's (NLECTC) Communications Technologies Center of Excellence (COE) has completed functional testing of the company's award-winning ES Series of Project 25 compliant two-way radios.

Cutting Through the Noise

July 21, 2009

I find the world is filled with more and more "noise" that makes it difficult to find the actual "signal" that is the information we truly need.

Voice Vault Wireless Microphone

June 1, 2009
Digital Ally’s VoiceVault Advanced Wireless Microphone includes several industry-first features, such as on-board solid state memory that records audio evidence when going out of range or the signal is interrupted. It offers range of up to one mile by adjusting the transmit power as the range increases.

Philly Could Get 2,700 New Police, Fire Radios

April 30, 2009
Police, firefighters and prison officials will receive about 2,700 new radios as part of a proposed upgrade to Philadelphia's emergency radio system.

Thales’s Liberty Multiband Radio Receives FCC Approval

April 24, 2009
Thales Communications Inc. announces that its Liberty multiband land mobile radio (LMR) has received U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification. Having successfully passed all required tests, the Liberty radio is the first FCC-approved multiband radio covering the entire public safety spectrum.

Xacore Introduces NTOA-Approved Audio Accessory for Snipers

April 2, 2009
Xacore introduces its new National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) tested and recommended wireless push-to-talk (PTT) radio audio accessory. The set-up features a waterproof (IP67) wireless finger/sniper PTT that can be fastened around your finger or the forward post of a rifle.

Wireless When You Need It

January 1, 2009

Not every natural disaster is as devastating as Katrina. But does your agency have a plan in place that would allow you to communicate in case a similar event occurred in your jurisdiction?

Micro-CAM

January 1, 2009
Moducom’s Micro-CAM provides a low-cost way to add additional operator positions using very little desk space. Any desktop computer on an UltraCom network can be converted via router into a fully functional remote operator position, including a touch screen monitor, headsets/handsets, a microphone, and a footswitch.

Philadelphia Police Radio System Will Cost $40 Million to Upgrade

December 12, 2008
A series of human errors caused a 40-minute failure in the city's police radio system July 22, according to a report submitted yesterday to City Council by the Nutter administration. The report also said the problem-plagued system would cost $40 million to upgrade—almost as much as it cost to install in 2002.

Oklahoma Emergency Responders Receive Equipment Donation from BAE Systems

December 8, 2008
BAE Systems, Inc., has donated, installed, and provided training for 10 First InterComm interoperable communication units worth a total value of $65,000 to emergency responders in Grady County, Okla.

NGA Center to Help States Improve Public Safety Interoperable Communications

November 22, 2008
To help states ensure their communication capabilities are adequately prepared to respond to an emergency, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) has announced six states—Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Massachusetts, New York and Washington—selected to participate in the Public Safety Interoperability Communications Policy Academy: Focus on Governance.

Are Your Radios at the Ready?

November 1, 2008

New regulations require that every public safety agency switch over to narrowband frequencies by 2013 or else. Now law enforcement agencies that don't bring their equipment and licenses up to date could find themselves in a world of hurt.

RAM Mounting Systems Introduces Industry First Modular Molded Equipment Console System

October 27, 2008
RAM Mounting Systems has released an industry first modular molded equipment console system. 

Mobile Satellite Ventures Expands Communications Coverage from Coast to Coast

October 14, 2008
Mobile Satellite Ventures (MSV) has joined with the state of Washington's Military Department Emergency Management Division to launch the NorthWest Satellite Mutual Aid Radio Talkgroup (NWSMART) serving public safety interests throughout seven states in the northwestern U.S.

Raytheon to Provide APCO P25 Radio System for Idaho First Responders

October 13, 2008
Raytheon Company will provide an APCO Project 25 (P25) radio system for public safety agencies throughout eastern Idaho to enable seamless interoperable communications. The company will be a subcontractor on the multi-million dollar contract awarded to Teton Communications Inc.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Women Warriors

June 1, 2008

Maintaining a balance between one's identity as a woman and as a police officer is never going to be easy. Knowing this, Sgt. Stefani Gombar of the Phoenix PD cherishes one piece of advice she received in the academy from a female officer: "Don't lose yourself."

Talking Them Down

May 1, 2008

Sometimes you can use finesse to gain compliance and stop a situation from escalating into violence.

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