McCright, Grady E.
September 2005
Fire Chief;Sep2005, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p58
Trade Publication
Examines various communication systems used in firefighting in the United States. Mobile telephones; Ham radios; Drawbacks of technological innovations. INSET: WHERE TO GO.


Related Articles

  • Keep it moving. Brothers, Art // America's Network;9/1/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 13, p94 

    Focuses on the use cell handsets while driving in the United States. Safety in the use of Ham radios and mobile phones in vehicle; Convenience of the windshield display buttons; Problem in dialing process.

  • The PocketShack Project. Teller, Howard "Skip" // QST;Aug2015, Vol. 99 Issue 8, p30 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for using a smartphone or tablet computer to control an amateur radio station through an Internet connection or the cellphone network.

  • Up Front. Ford, Steve // QST;Jan2013, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p20 

    This section discusses issues of interest to people involved in Amateur Radio communication. An Amateur Radio infrastructure was constructed at the Grand Canyon Village extending into the Grand Canyon. Jay Buscemi cited that he applied for and got two vanity plates for his cars using the NY2NY...

  • Are We Overselling Ham Radio? West, Gordon // QST;Mar2009, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p88 

    The author argues that amateur radio participants must not oversell their non-emergency service through misconception. He notes that people arriving at a radio school he operates with Suzy, N6GLF, have a variety of misconceptions about becoming a ham. He also cites the importance of conducting...

  • Cellular industry eyes standards in PCS showdown. Dziatkiewicz, Mark // America's Network;11/15/94, Vol. 98 Issue 22, p18 

    Focuses on the integration of cellular technology with personal communication services (PCS) technology in the United States. Emergence of analog service; Installation of analog capability on digital cellular phones; Selection of PCS standards; Competition of PCS with cellular technology;...

  • GETTING ONLINE ON THE ROAD. Crawford, James // Overdrive;Feb2002, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p15 

    Presents wired and wireless options for access of Internet in the road. Rent of kiosks in computer stations; Use of 800-number for access on data ports; Availability of cellular phones with Internet dial-up.

  • Evolve or Die. Ross, Randy // QST;Feb2011, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p96 

    The author offers his views on the Internet and the cellular telephone which are seen by some amateur radio operators as a competition. He believes that this thinking is wrong and considers the Internet and the cellular telephone as the product of evolving technology. He cites the importance for...

  • Field Organization Reports. Mullally, Linda // QST;Dec2004, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p73 

    Presents a list to recognize radio amateurs who rendered public services in the United States.

  • Extreme Distances on 6 Meter E-skip.  // QST;Apr2011, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p89 

    The article offers information on E-skip propagation that extends the equivalent of several Es hops. They are described by the author as extremely long distance paths on E-skip which can and does occur during periods of low sunspot activity and can prove to be the means to support long distance...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics