Urgent Communications - Urgent Communications is the technology source for the communications technology industry. http://urgentcomm.com/rss.xml en Motorola Solution to buy Spillman Technologies http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solution-buy-spillman-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions announces the purchase of Spillman Technologies, a provider of on-premise and cloud-based solutions to more than 1,700 Tier 2 and Tier 3 public-safety entities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solution-buy-spillman-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solution-buy-spillman-technologies#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety Motorola Solutions Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:28:00 +0000 47961 at http://urgentcomm.com NATE UNITE 2017 http://urgentcomm.com/nate-unite-2017 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Fort Worth</span> <span class="locality">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+TX%2C+%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/uploads/2016/06/NATE%20UNITE%202017%20Logo.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 143px;" /><br /> <br /> Join Us at NATE UNITE 2017 - February 27 &ndash; March 2, 2016 in Ft. Worth, TX&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> NATE UNITE is recognized as the premier event of the year for the tower erection, service and maintenance industry and provides education, marketing, and networking opportunities for all attendees. To register for NATE UNITE or to learn more <a href="http://natehome.com/annual-conference/nate-unite-2017/">CLICK HERE</a>. &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> http://urgentcomm.com/nate-unite-2017#comments Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:30:00 +0000 47951 at http://urgentcomm.com Potomac Spectrum Partners plans to begin building nationwide TETRA system by the end of the year http://urgentcomm.com/tetra/potomac-spectrum-partners-plans-begin-building-nationwide-tetra-system-end-year <div class="node-body article-body">Potomac Spectrum Partners (PSP), a private company based in Maryland, announces that is teaming with partners TASSTA, PowerTrunk (part of the Sepura Group) and Space Data to develop a nationwide TETRA network for mission-critical voice, data and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tetra/potomac-spectrum-partners-plans-begin-building-nationwide-tetra-system-end-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tetra/potomac-spectrum-partners-plans-begin-building-nationwide-tetra-system-end-year#comments Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability P25 Public Safety TETRA Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:14:00 +0000 47941 at http://urgentcomm.com From festivals to football, emergency preplanning for assembly events is critical http://urgentcomm.com/blog/festivals-football-emergency-preplanning-assembly-events-critical <div class="node-body blog-body">Bad things can happen when large gatherings of people occur, particularly in today's era of terrorist attacks. By planning for emergencies long before such an event, public safety can be equipped to respond to an incident as quickly and efficiently as possible.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/festivals-football-emergency-preplanning-assembly-events-critical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/festivals-football-emergency-preplanning-assembly-events-critical#comments Public Safety View from the Top Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:14:00 +0000 47931 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Federal cyber incidents jump 1,300% in 10 years http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-federal-cyber-incidents-jump-1300-10-years <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2016/09/22/federal-cyber-incidents-jump-1300-in-10-years/">Federal cyber incidents jump 1,300% in 10 years</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2016/09/cyber-bill-would-let-agency-heads-be-fired-if-theres-data-breach/131735/">Cyber bill would let agency heads be fired if there&rsquo;s a data breach</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-federal-cyber-incidents-jump-1300-10-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-federal-cyber-incidents-jump-1300-10-years#comments Cybersecurity Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:06:00 +0000 47921 at http://urgentcomm.com Redline Communications: Smart City Communication Technologies http://urgentcomm.com/white-papers/redline-communications-smart-city-communication-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Cities around the world are deploying technologies in an effort to become smarter and connect more of their assets, infrastructure, and people through the Internet of Things (IoT)</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/white-papers/redline-communications-smart-city-communication-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/white-papers/redline-communications-smart-city-communication-technologies#comments White Papers Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:38:00 +0000 47891 at http://urgentcomm.com EWA: Sarah Beerbower outlines highlights of Wireless Leadership Summit on Oct. 5-7 http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7 <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Sarah Beerbower, executive director of marketing and membership for the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), identifies some of the sessions, exhibit-hall and networking opportunities that attendees can expect to find at the upcoming Wireless Leadership Summit, which is presented by EWA and the Technology Resource Network. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/09/sarah-beerbower-snip.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/160920_0828.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6163926">160920_0828.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise EWA FCC Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:28:00 +0000 47881 at http://urgentcomm.com Alabama issues RFP for public-safety LTE RAN network, says it has not made opt-out decision http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/alabama-issues-rfp-public-safety-lte-ran-network-says-it-has-not-mad <div class="node-body article-body">The state of Alabama issues a request for proposal (RFP) in an effort to solicit bids from vendors to build and maintain the LTE radio access network (RAN) in the state, if the governor chooses to pursue the opt-out alternative to FirstNet, becoming the second state in the U.S. to conduct such a procurement.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/alabama-issues-rfp-public-safety-lte-ran-network-says-it-has-not-mad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/alabama-issues-rfp-public-safety-lte-ran-network-says-it-has-not-mad#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:25:00 +0000 47871 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: The tech that went into catching the NY, NJ bomb suspect http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/newscan-tech-went-catching-ny-nj-bomb-suspect <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/tech-that-went-intro-catching-nj-nj-bomb-suspect/">The tech that went into catching the NY, NJ bomb suspect</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/20/nyregion/cellphone-alerts-used-in-search-of-manhattan-bombing-suspect.html">Cell-phone alerts used in New York to search for bombing suspect</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/newscan-tech-went-catching-ny-nj-bomb-suspect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/newscan-tech-went-catching-ny-nj-bomb-suspect#comments Tracking, Monitoring & Control Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:04:00 +0000 47861 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Mobile industry urges judges to overturn city of Berkeley’s wireless-radiation warning http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-mobile-industry-urges-judges-overturn-city-berkeley-s-wireless-radiation-warning <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/09/should-appellate-court-let-berkeleys-cell-phone-radiation-warning-stand/">Mobile industry urges judges to overturn city of Berkeley&rsquo;s wireless-radiation warning</a></p> <p><a href="https://techcrunch.com/2016/09/14/1386711/">Uber starts self-driving car pickups in Pittsburgh</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-mobile-industry-urges-judges-overturn-city-berkeley-s-wireless-radiation-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-mobile-industry-urges-judges-overturn-city-berkeley-s-wireless-radiation-warning#comments Policy Thu, 15 Sep 2016 22:46:00 +0000 47841 at http://urgentcomm.com Congress needs to update the Communications Act—quickly http://urgentcomm.com/blog/congress-needs-update-communications-act-quickly <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology has changed dramatically during the past 20 years, and Congress needs to pass laws reflecting this new world of communications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/congress-needs-update-communications-act-quickly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/congress-needs-update-communications-act-quickly#comments NG-911 Policy FCC Urgent Matters Thu, 15 Sep 2016 22:28:00 +0000 47831 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Diane Tonielli demonstrates portal features that display health of comm networks http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com <div class="node-body video-body">Diane Tonielli, product manager for Motorola Solutions, demonstrates how the company’s managed-services offering inform network operators about the health of their communications systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com#comments Network Management Software Network Operations & Maintenance Policy System Operation Test and Measurement Motorola Solutions Wed, 14 Sep 2016 01:30:00 +0000 47791 at http://urgentcomm.com Don’t be too quick to judge New Hampshire harshly for signing deal with Rivada http://urgentcomm.com/blog/don-t-be-too-quick-judge-new-hampshire-harshly-signing-deal-rivada <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week, New Hampshire signed an agreement with Rivada Networks to build the RAN in its state, if it decides to opt out of FirstNet. Did the state jump the gun, or was it merely keeping its options open?</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/don-t-be-too-quick-judge-new-hampshire-harshly-signing-deal-rivada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/don-t-be-too-quick-judge-new-hampshire-harshly-signing-deal-rivada#comments Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Urgent Matters Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:52:00 +0000 47821 at http://urgentcomm.com New trade association formed to represent communications interests of non-public-safety government entities http://urgentcomm.com/state-local-government/new-trade-association-formed-represent-communications-interests-non-public-sa <div class="node-body article-body">A group of industry leaders announces the formation of the Government Wireless Technology & Communications Association (GWTCA), a trade association that officials say is being established to represent the communications needs of government public-service entities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/state-local-government/new-trade-association-formed-represent-communications-interests-non-public-sa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/state-local-government/new-trade-association-formed-represent-communications-interests-non-public-sa#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Federal Government/Military Policy State & Local Government FCC Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:47:00 +0000 47811 at http://urgentcomm.com Reliable high-speed backhaul vital for delivering mission-critical HD multimedia services to first responders http://urgentcomm.com/blog/reliable-high-speed-backhaul-vital-delivering-mission-critical-hd-multimedia-services-first-res <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology exists to support systems that can deliver high-definition video to first responders in real time—a potentially very valuable application to public safety. But planning for such systems needs to include measures to ensure that the backhaul will be available when needed and has adequate capacity to deliver the low-latency experience that will be needed to help officials make critical decisions. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/reliable-high-speed-backhaul-vital-delivering-mission-critical-hd-multimedia-services-first-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/reliable-high-speed-backhaul-vital-delivering-mission-critical-hd-multimedia-services-first-res#comments Backhaul Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Video View from the Top Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:49:00 +0000 47801 at http://urgentcomm.com Geospatial data exchange is needed now to improve efficiencies, save lives http://urgentcomm.com/blog/geospatial-data-exchange-needed-now-improve-efficiencies-save-lives <div class="node-body blog-body">It would allow critical information to be shared at a moment's notice, even across county lines—a capability that could be the difference between life and death, as in the case of Shanell Anderson. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/geospatial-data-exchange-needed-now-improve-efficiencies-save-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/geospatial-data-exchange-needed-now-improve-efficiencies-save-lives#comments CAD GIS/Mapping NG-911 Public Safety View from the Top Thu, 08 Sep 2016 21:07:00 +0000 47781 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Randy Long describes benefits of SchoolSAFE solution http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-randy-long-describes-benefits-schoolsafe-solution <div class="node-body video-body">Randy Long of SchoolSAFE Communications describes how the dealer-developed solution supports daily communications on educational campuses, as well as interoperability with public-safety personnel during times of emergency.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-randy-long-describes-benefits-schoolsafe-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-randy-long-describes-benefits-schoolsafe-solution#comments Alerting Systems Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Interoperability State & Local Government Training Motorola Solutions Thu, 08 Sep 2016 19:01:00 +0000 47771 at http://urgentcomm.com New Hampshire approves contract with Rivada Networks, but state official insists no FirstNet opt-out decision has been made http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/new-hampshire-approves-contract-rivada-networks-state-official-insists-no-firstnet-opt- <div class="node-body article-body">New Hampshire’s governor and executive council votes unanimously to approve a contract with Rivada Networks to build a public-safety LTE radio-access network (RAN) throughout the state, if New Hampshire decides to opt out of FirstNet—a choice that would not be made until next year, according to a state official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/new-hampshire-approves-contract-rivada-networks-state-official-insists-no-firstnet-opt-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/new-hampshire-approves-contract-rivada-networks-state-official-insists-no-firstnet-opt-#comments Long-Term Evolution Funding Policy Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:23:00 +0000 47761 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: During a natural disaster, county workers switch hats http://urgentcomm.com/disaster-response/newscan-during-natural-disaster-county-workers-switch-hats <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.emergencymgmt.com/disaster/In-a-natural-disaster-county-workers-switch-hats.html">During a natural disaster, county workers switch hats</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2016/09/internet-things-regulating-charge/131208/">Who&rsquo;s in charge of regulating the Internet of Things?</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/disaster-response/newscan-during-natural-disaster-county-workers-switch-hats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/disaster-response/newscan-during-natural-disaster-county-workers-switch-hats#comments Disaster Response Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:58:00 +0000 47721 at http://urgentcomm.com Icom America announces new series of NXDN IDAS mobiles and portables http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-announces-new-series-nxdn-idas-mobiles-and-portables <div class="node-body article-body">Icom America recently showcased a new series of multi-mode UHF/VHF NXDN IDAS radios that are designed to provide users with a flexible feature set and an enhanced user interface.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-announces-new-series-nxdn-idas-mobiles-and-portables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-announces-new-series-nxdn-idas-mobiles-and-portables#comments Analog NXDN APCO NXDN Forum Icom Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:14:00 +0000 47711 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Dean Picha demonstrates how enhanced-geofencing capability can aid response effort http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dean-picha-demonstrates-how-enhanced-geofencing-capability-can <div class="node-body video-body">Dean Picha, an engineer at Motorola Solutions, demonstrates how enhanced geofencing—new fuctionality available on the company's ASTRO 25 systems—allows for quicker updates to responders' radios as they approach an incident scene. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dean-picha-demonstrates-how-enhanced-geofencing-capability-can" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dean-picha-demonstrates-how-enhanced-geofencing-capability-can#comments Land-Mobile Radio Incident Command/Situational Awareness P25 Public Safety Public Safety APCO Motorola Solutions Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:20:00 +0000 47701 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris/Rivada: Umesh Bhavsar explains how quality-of-service capabilities could work on FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/harrisrivada-umesh-bhavsar-explains-how-quality-service-capabilities <div class="node-body video-body">Umesh Bhavsar, a senior product manager at Harris RF Communications—a partner on the Rivada Mercury team that is bidding for the nationwide FirstNet contract—describes how quality of service for first responders can be altered dynamically by public-safety policies and potentially controlled by public-safety personnel to meet the specific bandwidth needs associated with a response.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/harrisrivada-umesh-bhavsar-explains-how-quality-service-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/harrisrivada-umesh-bhavsar-explains-how-quality-service-capabilities#comments Policy Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO Harris NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:58:00 +0000 47691 at http://urgentcomm.com Body-worn-camera policies provide a glimpse of future technology-related challenges http://urgentcomm.com/blog/body-worn-camera-policies-provide-glimpse-future-technology-related-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body">It is exciting to imagine the possibilities that technologies like drones and the Internet of Things could bring to public safety. However, the policy difficulties associated with the deployment of body-worn cameras should serve as a reminder that implementation can be much more complicated than most envision initially.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/body-worn-camera-policies-provide-glimpse-future-technology-related-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/body-worn-camera-policies-provide-glimpse-future-technology-related-challenges#comments Policy Urgent Matters Thu, 01 Sep 2016 21:09:00 +0000 47681 at http://urgentcomm.com Sonim: CEO Bob Plaschke highlights features of company's new rugged car kits for LTE handsets http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/sonim-ceo-bob-plaschke-highlights-features-companys-new-rugged-car-kits-lte-hands <div class="node-body video-body">Sonim Technologies Chairman and CEO Bob Plaschke showcases characteristics of the company's rugged USB-connected car kit, which is designed to meet the needs of public-safety and military customers. Sonim also offers a Bluetooth-connected version of the car at a lower price point for users that do not require some of public-safety and military features. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/sonim-ceo-bob-plaschke-highlights-features-companys-new-rugged-car-kits-lte-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/sonim-ceo-bob-plaschke-highlights-features-companys-new-rugged-car-kits-lte-hands#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Federal Government/Military Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:12:00 +0000 47671 at http://urgentcomm.com CPRA/Southern CA APCO http://urgentcomm.com/cprasouthern-ca-apco-1 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Quiet Cannon (at Montebello Country Club)</span> <div class="street-address"> 901 N. Via San Clemente </div> <span class="locality">Montebello</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">90640</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.027609">34° 1' 39.3924" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.132413">118° 7' 56.6868" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.027609+-118.132413+%28901+N.+Via+San+Clemente%2C+Montebello%2C+CA%2C+90640%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://urgentcomm.com/cprasouthern-ca-apco-1#comments 34.027609 -118.132413 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:08:00 +0000 47751 at http://urgentcomm.com CPRA/Southern CA APCO http://urgentcomm.com/cprasouthern-ca-apco-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Quiet Cannon (at Montebello Country Club)</span> <div class="street-address"> 901 N. Via San Clemente </div> <span class="locality">Montebello</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">90640</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.027609">34° 1' 39.3924" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.132413">118° 7' 56.6868" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.027609+-118.132413+%28901+N.+Via+San+Clemente%2C+Montebello%2C+CA%2C+90640%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://urgentcomm.com/cprasouthern-ca-apco-0#comments 34.027609 -118.132413 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:08:00 +0000 47741 at http://urgentcomm.com Northern California APCO http://urgentcomm.com/northern-california-apco <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Ruby Hill Golf Club </span> <div class="street-address"> 3400 West Ruby Hill Drive </div> <span class="locality">Pleasanton</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="37.640044">37° 38' 24.1584" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-121.814883">121° 48' 53.5788" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=37.640044+-121.814883+%283400+West+Ruby+Hill+Drive%2C+Pleasanton%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://urgentcomm.com/northern-california-apco#comments 37.640044 -121.814883 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:08:00 +0000 47661 at http://urgentcomm.com Comtech: Kent Hellebust describes transition, new opportunities since TCS merger early this year http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/comtech-kent-hellebust-describes-transition-new-opportunities-tcs-merger-early-year <div class="node-body video-body">Kent Hellebust, vice president of safety and security techologies at Comtech Telecommunications, says the transition from TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) customers has proceeded smoothly since Comtech purchased the company early this year. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/comtech-kent-hellebust-describes-transition-new-opportunities-tcs-merger-early-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/comtech-kent-hellebust-describes-transition-new-opportunities-tcs-merger-early-year#comments Dispatch NG-911 PSAP APCO Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:26:00 +0000 47651 at http://urgentcomm.com Tait and Harris: Garry Diack, Chris Young outline expected benefits of companies' new relationship http://urgentcomm.com/tait/tait-and-harris-garry-diack-chris-young-outline-expected-benefits-companies-new-relationship <div class="node-body video-body">Tait Communications CEO Garry Diack (left) and Chris Young, president of Harris Communications Systems, explain how the recently announced strategic partnership between the manufacturers should help both companies.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tait/tait-and-harris-garry-diack-chris-young-outline-expected-benefits-companies-new-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tait/tait-and-harris-garry-diack-chris-young-outline-expected-benefits-companies-new-relationship#comments Land-Mobile Radio Enterprise P25 Harris Tait Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:20:00 +0000 47641 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: First stage of FCC’s 600 MHz incentive auction comes to an abrupt end http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-first-stage-fcc-s-600-mhz-incentive-auction-comes-abrupt-end <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.rcrwireless.com/20160831/policy/fcc-600-mhz-incentive-auction-first-stage-comes-abrupt-end-tag2">First stage of FCC&rsquo;s 600 MHz incentive auction comes to an abrupt end</a></p> <p><a href="http://thehill.com/policy/technology/293949-wireless-lobby-reassures-on-spectrum-sale">Wireless lobby reassures critics on demand for spectrum sale</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-first-stage-fcc-s-600-mhz-incentive-auction-comes-abrupt-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-first-stage-fcc-s-600-mhz-incentive-auction-comes-abrupt-end#comments FCC Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:50:00 +0000 47631 at http://urgentcomm.com