• Development and deployment of “smart mics” that feature an emergency button.
  • Backhaul of fireground communications onto two department talkgroups that are monitored by responding chiefs.
  • Upgrade of 800 MHz system that provides bandwidth for automatic vehicle location.
  • Deployment of AVL in all fire and EMS apparatus.
  • HT vehicle chargers installed in all fire apparatus and ambulances.
  • Mobile data terminals installed in all fire apparatus so responding units can get latest updates.
  • Two-channel subway radio communication system.
  • EMS telemetry upgraded to allow for 12-lead EKG transmissions.
  • Talkgroups set up to coordinate mutual-aid response from surrounding agencies.