TITLE

The intelligibility factor

AUTHOR(S)
WERNER, CHARLES
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) forming a Digital Problem Working Group in response to the concerns they received regarding the operation of digital radios in high-noise environments common to the fireground. This group is made up of fire service representatives, radio manufacturers, and members of the fire equipment industry. It is also stated that an intelligibility performance standard was proposed to consider the work environments of all public-safety agencies including law enforcement.
ACCESSION #
34374255

 

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