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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.

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.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Stopping the Next 9/11

September 1, 2008

Experts say you deserve praise for being willing to withstand ridicule and even let bad guys win in court to prevent attacks. "If you ask me what law enforcement has done best since 9/11 is that they are stopping these plots in the beginning stages before they go operational," says E.J. Kimball, managing director of terrorism expert Steven Emerson's Investigative Project on Terrorism.

Can We Talk?

October 1, 2007

You've heard a lot about interoperability in the last few years. Here's a quick look at what's being done to make it easier for everybody in public safety to communicate when something really smelly hits the fan.

RemComm Communications for Disasters

September 1, 2005
Pittsburgh-based RemComm has developed an advanced radio emergency communications system that provides interoperability across all platforms to improve crisis response when there is no commercial power, cell phone use, or Internet access. The system allows first responders to communicate with each other and others better, coordinate efforts, and even to send and receive data by combining simple radios with laptop computers and interfacing equipment.

Sorting Out Communications Chaos

November 1, 2004

If that wasn't bad enough, communications problems among officers from the 25 different agencies involved made it extremely difficult for responders to coordinate the five-hour operation that led to the shooter's surrender.

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