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San Diego’s New Mobile Communication Centers

San Diego Gas & Electric rolled out two mobile command centers and three satellite communications systems Monday to be used for emergencies like earthquakes or widespread power outages. The new equipment has up-to-date technology to help maintain communications in emergency … Continue reading

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Encinitas Fire Department Wins Grant for New Radios

The Department of Homeland Security awarded the Encinitas Fire Department the Assistance to Firefighters Grant in the amount of $126,709 to purchase 44 portable, mobile and base station radios. Receiving this grant enables the department to upgrade current communications equipment … Continue reading

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More on San Diego Radio Failure During Power Outage

The following is from the Amateur Radio Newsline Report Number 1779. Listen to the MP3 file: Newsline Report: San Diego Power Failure. Read the transcript below.

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San Diego County’s RCS Fails During Power Outage

A portion of the “north loop” of San Diego County’s Regional Communications System (RCS) experienced a major failure when the county-wide power outage hit on September 8, 2011. This was the second major outage for the redundant 800 MHz RCS … Continue reading

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