From Amps to Yelps
- The 'Mesh' Keeps Emergency Responders in the Loop. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Mar2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p114
The article focuses on how Firetide Inc.'s wireless mesh and access network helped Nevada mining town improves first responder communications. Elko County implemented Firetide's mesh network to successfully centralize its information technology (IT) services and public safety communications. The...
- Speedy delivery. Rubin, Charles // Urgent Communications;May2010, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p24
The article looks at the improvement on the Wi-Fi-based radio network with microwave technology of South Metro Fire Rescue Authority. It was improved to expand capacity and offer reliable communications and ensure the timely arrival of fire and rescue personnel to a crisis scene. For Steve...
- For your information. // Government Product News;Aug97, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p3
Presents information on Community Alert Network (CAN), a telecommunications service which notifies and informs people of various emergency situations, which is offered by Community Alert Network Incorporated. How CAN functions; Initiation of the service.
- Computers will dominate PSAPs of the future. Peterson, Kirk // American City & County;Jun96, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p54
Focuses on use of the personal computer in emergency response. Features of a computer-based emergency response system; Geostat tracking system; Power 9-1-1 terminal; Automatic vehicle identification (AVL) screen; Public Safety Answering Point; Incident dialing; Interpreter key; Number/location...
- When seconds count. DeWitt, John // American City & County;Feb2003, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p40
Discusses the improvement of communication between city and county public safety agencies to coordinate responses to emergencies in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Discussion on how consensus was built to enhance public safety; Companies that worked together to install the Santa Fe Regional Emergency...
- Texas County's 911 system will track cellular calls. // Fire Engineering;Jan1995, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p40
Reports on the development of an emergency cellular phone call tracking system by the Greater Harris County 911 Emergency Network in Texas. System features; System objectives; Modifications; System costs.
- Is your emergency system in crisis? Holt, Francis X. // Fire Engineering;Jan1996, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p128
Discusses the case where television reporters on television accuse emergency dispatchers of being negligent in their jobs and show footage to substantiate their point. Why the human operator is often the person to be blamed; How emergency communications personnel react to insufficient...
- Rural carriers tag along as large players drive mobile location market. Smith, Hilary // RCR Wireless News;1/29/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the efforts of second-tier/rural carriers to deploy value-added and emergency mobile location services for their customers.
- The Week. // British Medical Journal;1/27/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6158, p281
Reports developments on medicine in Europe as of January 1979. Impact of the union militancy on health care teams; Withdrawal of ambulancemen from recommending a ban on emergency calls; Exploitation of nurses.