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IWCE’s website is a great place to find show information, industry resources

This year's show may be done, but that doesn’t mean your relationship with IWCE is over. The wheels are already in motion for next year, as we....More

What’s the right infrastructure for public-safety DAS?

When deploying a distributed antenna system (DAS) to provide in-building coverage, some vendors recommend a separate overlay for the public-safety....More

Join us on May 20 to learn more about legal policies associated with body-worn cameras

Legal expert Mee Soon Langohr from the law firm of Shulman Rogers will teach this month’s class about policy issues related to the use of body-worn....More

What RCC Consultants' Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing means to customers

Last week, RCC Consultants filed for Chaper 11 bankruptcy protection. Jeffrey Rubin, an attorney who practices bankruptcy and telecommunications law....More

Vendors should put first responders before profits, encourage ISSI deployments

If agencies could enable intersystem interoperability via ISSI at will, radio systems would be chosen on their merits, instead of being forced by....More

FCC E911 location ruling the first step in journey to improved emergency-response times

By John Vetter, Sunsight Instruments The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) should be commended for its recent unanimous ruling in favor of....More

The impossible may take some time

They say that achieving the difficult takes time and the impossible just takes a bit longer. Securing an exclusive UHF FB8 channel in San Diego, CA,....More

Three two-way-radio licensing myths … busted

Some things you might have heard about frequency coordination may not be true....More

Public-safety agencies should get ready for carrier-provided P25 managed services

Governments no longer are required to buy, build, own, and operate costly P25 radio networks in-house. That's because carrier-provided P25 as a....More

Expect the unexpected: PSAP planning for atypical events is challenging, but necessary

How can a public-safety answering point (PSAP) prepare for events that happen so infrequently they barely register on the radar screen or fall....More

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