The Department of Homeland Security warned that cyber attacks against law enforcement, fire departments and other emergency services are likely to increase in frequency. As public-safety networks become more interconnected and dependent on information technology, their vulnerability to attack increases.
One of the hottest topics in the Land Mobile Radio (LMR) industry today is the use of private Long Term Evolution (LTE). Although there is a plethora of information available regarding LTE and how it will affect the LMR industry, many questions remain unanswered.
In-building wireless communications are essential to provide communications for law enforcement activities, for emergency medical treatment, for fire suppression, for carrying on the business of government, and for providing communications in time of disasters.
As they look for ways to modernize information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructures, many governments have upgraded or are considering upgrading their legacy circuit based networks to packet-based technology, such as Internet Protocol/Multi-Protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS)
Transmission Line and Antenna Testing has become a common test of RF network integrity over the past few years. This relatively new testing methodology is a result of new test equipment evolutions and the need to fully understand the integrity of RF networks after installation.