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NTIA Suspends Further Construction on LA-RICS Public-Safety LTE Project

Construction on the public-safety LTE system being built by the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) has been suspended, according to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), which administers the federal grant funding most of the project. “Given the … Continue reading

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A New Hurdle for L.A. County Emergency-Radio Effort: Cell Tower Fears

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, local governments began talking about a new emergency communications plan that would connect every cop and firefighter in Los Angeles County on one system. But to the dismay of many, the radio network is still … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Cell Phone Jammer

Imagine you are on a bus trying to call home. Your cell phone has no signal. But soon you realize it’s not a dead zone, you can’t make the call because some guy is zapping your phone with a high-tech … Continue reading

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