David O. Dunford

David O.
Dunford
Articles
How do you spell interoperability?
Predictably, interoperability was the predominant theme at the APCO national conference in Nashville, Tenn., and the IAFC Fire-Rescue International trade
Don't let SIP become RIP
The Incident Command System is the master plan for responders the set of established operating practices that enables the management of any scalable emergency
What it means to get along
A change is as good as a rest, Ron Phillips used to say, according to his daughter, Ann, who now directs the family business a radio common carrier based
Communications cutbacks
Hard times and hard choices are upon us. From my perspective, even though the newspapers report the recession has ended, it looks like more and more agencies
It's not a question of money It's just a question of the amount.
I met Ben Sayevich almost five years ago. Ben is a Lithuanian who emigrated to Israel at an early age and served in the Israeli Defense Force. In true
Show me the (radio) money!
At the PD last week, we completed a list of the equipment (and its associated costs) added onto, or mounted inside of, each new Ford black and white Crown
Zany ideas for a new year
Just when we thought the business end of two-way FM communications couldn't get any crazier, maybe it has. First, Auction 40, the FCC's auction of lower
Good advice for the Thanksgiving holiday
Our lives were changed on 9-11, a date whose numbers form a cruel irony for public safety communicators. This universal number for had come to represent
Communication issues for autumn
Fall is my favorite time of year. The weeds at the tower site will be gone soon. We older people take delight when we can tower-climb without getting
Communication issues for autumn
Fall is my favorite time of year. The weeds at the tower site will be gone soon. We older people take delight when we can tower-climb without getting
Was that 336 calling for help?
Within the small group of dispatchers at the Lenexa, KS, 9-1-1 center, everyone gets a name. When she started working for the department about 12 years
Was that 336 calling for help?
Within the small group of dispatchers at the Lenexa, KS, 9-1-1 center, everyone gets a name. When she started working for the department about 12 years
Interoperability simplified
Yes, the lowly scanner, the bane of Radioman's repair existence and the scourge of communications technology, came to the rescue of mighty interoperability.
Interoperability simplified
Yes, the lowly scanner, the bane of Radioman's repair existence and the scourge of communications technology, came to the rescue of mighty interoperability.
It starts harmlessly enough
Jim Gillihan was the chief dispatcher at the Lawrence, KS, Police Department back before there was such a creature as a 9-1-1 center manager. For that

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