Talk groups offer quick interoperability

August 2008
Urgent Communications;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p78
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The article reports on the preparation of the Mobile Satellite Ventures (MSV) of Reston, Virginia for the presentation of a nationwide overlying coverage in 2008. MSV operated satellite radio talk groups for the U.S. government in 2007 along with new regional groups. Jim Corry, vice president of government solutions for MSV, said that the overlapping regional satellite mutual aid radio talk group (SMART) groups available will be nine. There were also three talk groups used by the Department of Homeland Security's National Communications System.


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