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March 2013

Urgent Communications examines the initial work of FirstNet, which is tasked with overseeing the buildout of public safety's broadband network, provides some initial insight regarding what this network will look like, and offers a glimpse at the process that resulted in the launch requirements delivered by NPSTC.

Also in this issue, we offer guidance on how to migrate from LMR to LTE; explore the vital role that hams played in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy — including an examination of why amateur radio appears to be experiencing a renaissance — and suggest ways that users can maximize their investments in simulcast systems.

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