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T-Band Mandate Shouldn’t Be A Problem for Public-Safety Agencies

From a IWCE Urgent Communications article: LAS VEGAS – Public-safety agencies with LMR networks operating on T-Band spectrum (470-512 MHz) should not be “overly concerned” about relocating their systems, even though current law requires them to vacate the airwaves in … Continue reading

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Santa Monica Joint Dispatch Center Unites Police and Fire

For years, the Santa Monica police and fire departments had separate dispatch centers. They operated independently, frequently collaborating but regularly coping with staffing shortages, information gaps and delayed responses. The fatal shooting at Santa Monica College in 2013 was a … Continue reading

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Radio Networks Hold Up During Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene made landfall over eastern North Carolina’s Outer Banks Aug. 27 and moved along southeastern Virginia. It made its second landfall in New Jersey and then made a third landfall as a tropical storm in New York. As of … Continue reading

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