Mayor Dewey Bartlett announced Tuesday that the city’s 911 system will become its own department and work closely with fire and police officials. The 911 system, which has been under the Information Technology Department, will become the 911 Public Safety Communication Department with “its own management, its own failure and its own accountability,” Bartlett said during a news conference at City Hall.Read full article
ELKADER, Iowa – With the help of two Assistance to Firefighters grants, Clayton County emergency communications is undergoing a significant update. Phase I, of the three-phase project, is finished, includes simulcast paging and interoperability repeaters for emergency personnel.Read full article
Under the cover of darkness, thieves sneak up a telephone pole hoping to make off with valuable copper wire. In the process, the nocturnal bandits disrupt telephone lines. This not only inconveniences those served by them, but it puts residents at risk if they need to call police, or 911 to get an ambulance, in a personal crisis, says Delegate Gary Howell, R-Mineral.Read full article
SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission amends its rules governing the Emergency Alert System (EAS) rules to extend the deadline for EAS Participants to be able to receive Common Alerting Protocol (CAP)-formatted EAS alerts to no later than June 30, 2012. This is intended to provide EAS Participants with time to comply with any new CAP-based revisions to the Commission’s rules.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Effective December 27, 2011.Read full article
LightSquared Files Petition for Declaratory Ruling, Asks FCC to Confirm Its Rights as Spectrum Licensee0 Comments December 20, 2011
RESTON, Va. – December 20, 2011 – LightSquared today asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to confirm LightSquared’s right to…Read full article
InFlight Labs, LLC, announced today it is adding the industry’s first aircraft-wide InFlight 911 Audio / Video Recording System to its InFlight Emergency Services portfolio. “The new product, InFlight 911 Recorder™ is a major step forward in passenger safety, counterterrorism and aviation security,” said Jay Bekanich, spokesperson for InFlight Labs.Read full article