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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.

LTE Expands Communications For LE

July 14, 2010
As LTE begins to be deployed in 2011, according to industry leaders, patrol officers will have access to data and video in vehicles and on hand-held devices. As I have mentioned in previous blogs, the convergence of cellular applications and devices with current antiquated police radio systems has begun.

Emergency Simulations Provide Learning Opportunities

June 7, 2010
Effective communication is essential in large-scale emergencies. With multiple agencies working together on a complex and fast-paced incident, every second counts; there's no room for delay or error.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Thales's Liberty Multiband Radio Provides Trunking Interoperability

November 30, 2009
Thales Communications, Inc., announced today that its Liberty multiband land mobile radio (LMR) successfully completed trunking interoperability testing, meeting the requirements of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Project 25 (P25) Compliance Assessment Program (CAP).

EF Johnson Awarded $3.3 Million First Responder Radio System Contract

November 12, 2009
EF Johnson Technologies announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at $3.3 million. The Company will provide its innovative Hybrid IP25 system, the first Project 25 compliant infrastructure system that will enable first responder two-way radio calls to roam between trunked and conventional systems.

Bring Battlefield Communications To Law Enforcement

November 6, 2009
At a recent trade show, I spoke with many in law enforcement about reliance on radio towers for data systems. Based on my experience with radio systems in use by the military for more than a decade, I suggested we don't really need "towers" as public safety knows them today.

Senate Extends Interoperable Communications Grants Deadline

October 16, 2009
The PSIC program was originally established by Congress to provide one-time funding of $1 billion to state and local governments toward achieving interoperability among first responders.

Harris Corp.'s Technology Used For Public Safety Communications During G-20

October 16, 2009
Using Harris technology, the Pennsylvania's STARNet system allowed federal agencies, state and local police — along with Allegheny County, the city of Pittsburgh and emergency medical personnel — to use a single communications tool.

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.

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.

DHS Approves EF Johnson Technologies Lab for Testing Emergency Responder Radios

May 27, 2009

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has formally approved the company's engineering lab to test emergency responder radios for interoperability standards compliance.

EF Johnson Technologies Introduces StarGate Dispatch Console

March 19, 2009
EF Johnson Technologies Inc. has introduced the StarGate Dispatch Console. This new switchless console for first responders will be on display at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) March 18–20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. Creates Systems Group

March 10, 2009
EF Johnson Technologies Inc. today announced that it has created a dedicated systems group to focus on the development, marketing, sales and implementation of the company's IP25 line of Project 25 compliant infrastructure systems.

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?

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.

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