FCC Signals Support, Issues Public Notice on APCO, NENA, Carriers Location Accuracy Plan

Since last Friday’s bulletin notifying you of APCO’s success in joining with NENA to reach a landmark consensus plan with the nation’s four largest carriers to improve wireless 9-1-1 location accuracy for both indoor and outdoor calls, we have made significant progress.

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AZ Research Shows 9-1-1 Dispatchers Giving CPR Instruction Saves Lives

Guidelines for bystanders before responders arrive cited at Heart Association meeting.

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Lexington (Ky.) Public Safety Agencies No Longer Hamstrung by Proprietary Comm System

The Tait portables and mobiles will provide Lexington’s police officers with enhanced audio quality, noise reduction and encrypted connections.

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Entropia Digital chooses Tait Communications for UK digital mobile radio

The network roll-out will commence in London before expanding to the South East and other key metropolitan areas.

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APCO and NENA Reach Consensus Plan with Major Wireless Carriers on Improvements to Locating 9-1-1 Callers

Today, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, International and the National Emergency Number Association have reached a consensus plan with the major wireless carriers that we will present to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for making significant progress in locating 9-1-1 callers in both indoor and outdoor environments.

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Correction: Board of Directors, Executive Council & Chapter Presidents

The November issue of PSC erroneously featured outdated information on the Board of Directors & Chapter Presidents page.

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FCC Names David Waterman Chief Economist

Waterman joins the Commission from Indiana University at Bloomington, where he is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Telecommunications.

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