APCO International Awarded Grant from DHS for Project 25 and CAPRAD Restructuring

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International has received a Grant Award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate for the implementation of Project 25 (P25) & Computer Assisted Pre-Coordination Resource & Database System (CAPRAD) Restructuring. Grant support is being phased in with an initial award of $250,000 for […]

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Life Skills: Six Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

If you’re like me and drink too much sugary drinks, here are a few reasons you may want to stop, and some tips on how to quit or scale back.

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New Cloud-Based Service Provides First Responders with Critical Information During Chemical Emergencies

A new chemical information sharing service called Plan1 enables MSDSonline customers to give first responders access to critical information about the hazardous chemicals they may encounter when responding.

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TeleCommunication Systems and L.R. Kimball Partner to Enable Advanced Cybersecurity Services for Public Safety

The TCS-Kimball partnership focuses on critical infrastructure protection for agencies including public safety agencies, education institutions and social services.

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Sepura Launches DMR Tier III Portfolio

Sepura announces today the availability of its DMR Tier III solution to the global market.

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Telecommunicator Spotlight: Donovan Magginis

Maginnis points out that there are a number of important skills necessary to perform in the role of call taker/dispatcher: multi-tasking, good decision-making, the ability to visualize and know what the officer is doing on the radio as well as the ability to empathize and understand what the caller is dealing with.

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Harris Communications Boosts Wireless Connections with State-of-the-Art In-Building DAS

The system involves a small group of antennas that connects to a main power source and utilizes high-tech equipment, such as cell repeaters and central controllers, to create the most reliable wireless connection.

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