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Effective communications are mission-critical for law enforcement agencies, fire departments, emergency medical service providers, and other governmental organizations. In the past, first responders primarily used voice communications, resulting in a potentially dangerous lack of situational awareness. With the development of new wireless technologies, the available options have expanded to include narrowband data, text messaging, satellite video, and other forms of communications.
Six days a week, some 300,000 mail carriers fan out across the United States. As they drop off their complement of letters, packages and catalogs, they become sentinels for their assigned neighborhoods. With a walkie-talkie in hand, they can report loose dogs to animal control or call an ambulance when a retiree on their route […]Read more →
Between 1987 and 2007, the nation’s prison population tripled. Housing inmates now costs the U.S. almost $600 billion a year; and a confluence of rising populations and declining budgets has strained the logistical systems required to run a correctional facility. One major concern is finding affordable, efficient wireless communication solutions, which are vital for the safe […]Read more →
It’s easy to imagine police officers and firefighters barking commands into their two-way radios; we see it all the time in movies and on television. But they’re hardly the only public servants who depend on a two-way radio network. Just about any government department that requires its workers to leave the office appreciates the push-to-talk efficiency […]Read more →
Despite the size of our national parks, often only their most remote reaches are beyond the range of two-way radios. Case in point: 93 percent of Yellowstone National Park’s 2.2 million acres are within range of the park’s two-way radio network. That covers all the public areas, including the famous Old Faithful geyser. That’s not […]Read more →