Page, Douglas
December 2003
Fire Chief;Dec2003, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p34
Trade Publication
Discusses the use of global positioning system (GPS)-based rapid deployment, in-building personnel geo-location and tracking system for use by fire fighters on the fireground. Issue of GPS accuracy on standard commercial GPS devices; Various application of GPS in different fire departments in the U.S.; Role of GPS in mapping the perimeters of wildfires. INSET: WHAT, WHY, HOW.


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